Saturday, February 18, 2012

Woman charged after stabbing

Police have a 19 year old woman in custody after a stabbing early this morning on Victoria Avenue. Officials say the victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The 19 year old has been charged with aggravated assault.

City man charged after shotgun discharge

An 18 year old  is in police custody after a dangerous incident in Oliver Paipoonge. Police say the man was shooting a shotgun while he was intoxicated. He has been charged with numerous counts, including careless use of a firearm, and possession of an unregistered firearm.

Rickford supports Thunder Bay MP's

Kenora MP Greg Rickford says he respects Thunder Bay NDP MP's John Rafferty and Bruce Hyer. The Conservative is reacting after the two were punished by interim leader Nycole Turmel for voting to scrap the long gun registry. Rickford says Hyer and Rafferty were voting for their constituents.

No word on accident

There is no word on the condition of a man who was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on Fort William Road. Police say the accident happened after one o'clock Friday afternoon across from the Intercity Shopping Centre. 

Horwath not happy with Drummond Report

Are good jobs in Ontario a thing of the past? NDP Leader Andrea Horwath says if we based work in the province on yesterdays Drummond Report we'd be in trouble. Horwath adds that other jurisdictions and other countries have successfully maintained good jobs for their residents and thinks Ontario can do the same thing.