Wasaga Beach, Ont., abduction suspects posed as police officers, struggled with victim
Investigators say they are looking for three suspects who posed as police officers before abducting a Wasaga Beach, Ont., woman.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:08:00 -0500
Hydro rates reduced for three weeks to off-peak rates
Simcoe Muskoka residents will catch a break on their next electricity bill as provincial rates dip to off-peak pricing for three weeks.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 17:12:23 -0500
Sledders warned to stay off ice, closed trails as two men have close call
Two snowmobilers had a close call after crashing through the ice in Orillia as police warn sledders to steer clear of lakes and closed OFSC trails.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:40:00 -0500
Wastewater testing suggests COVID-19 could be plateauing
Encouraging preliminary data from wastewater appears to indicate the latest wave of COVID-19 could be levelling off in the region.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:23:00 -0500
Lace up the skates to glide through the Simcoe County forest
The County of Simcoe skate trail is officially open for the season.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:32:00 -0500
Simcoe Muskoka COVID-19 casualty rate rises with four new deaths
The COVID-19 death rate has climbed in Simcoe Muskoka, with four more residents losing their lives after becoming infected, the health unit says.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:00:00 -0500
Barrie brothers build warming shelters for street cats
As temperatures drop in central Ontario, a Barrie family is giving a helping hand to cats without a home.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:50:00 -0500
Exchange Barrie parking tickets with restaurant receipts
The City of Barrie hopes to support local businesses struggling amid another round of restrictions by reinstating its parking ticket cancellation program.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 13:02:00 -0500
Suspect arrested, firearm seized in Shelburne
One person is in police custody following a 911 call about a person with a firearm in Shelburne.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 11:40:11 -0500
Simcoe Muskoka students return to in-person learning amid rising Omicron cases
Many kids across central Ontario went back to the classroom for the first time since before Christmas.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 08:50:00 -0500
Second suspect arrested in homicide of Western University student
A man wanted in connection with the death of a Western University student has turned himself in to police.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 14:57:43 -0500
Weather advisory issued for Parry Sound-Muskoka
After days of heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures across Simcoe Muskoka, a weather advisory has been issued for the Parry Sound-Muskoka area.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 07:27:00 -0500
York Region back-to-school delayed in wake of snowstorm
As communities in York Region grapple with clearing streets and sidewalks of snow, students the public and private boards will have to wait at least another day to reunite with their classmates.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 16:50:25 -0500
'It still doesn't feel real:' Collingwood homicide victim's daughters struggle with his death
The daughters of a Collingwood man who was found dead in an apartment late last week in what police have deemed a homicide say they are struggling to come to terms with their loss.
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 18:48:21 -0500
Ontario mother given 2-year conditional sentence in death of 3-year-old son swept into Grand River
The mother of Kaden Young, the three-year-old who drowned in Ontario's Grand River near Grand Valley in February 2018, has been sentenced for her role in his death.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 12:14:00 -0500
Ontario reports 4,183 patients in hospital with COVID-19, at least 580 in the ICU
The number of patients in an Ontario hospital with COVID-19 rose to 4,183 on Tuesday as ICU admissions related to the virus reached 580.
Tue, 18 Jan 2022 10:24:00 -0500
Relentless snowstorm blankets Simcoe Muskoka
A relentless snowstorm forced the City of Barrie to declare a significant weather event on Monday, as school boards made the rare decision to close, and driving became treacherous.
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 17:02:00 -0500
Betty White social media challenge impacts Simcoe Muskoka animal shelters
A global challenge to raise funds for animals on Betty White's 100th birthday is far-reaching, having significant impacts in Simcoe Muskoka.
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 19:12:00 -0500
Cattle, goats killed in Adjala-Tosorontio barn fire
Some cattle and goats are dead following a fire that gutted a barn in the Rosemont area of Adjala-Tosorontio.
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 17:41:53 -0500
Three arrested in Orillia drug trafficking investigation
Three people face charges following a police drug bust in Orillia.
Mon, 17 Jan 2022 12:20:00 -0500