Saturday, March 24, 2012

Woman rescued in harbour

An 19 year old  Thunder Bay woman is in hospital suffering from hypothermia after being rescued on the harbour near the mouth of the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway. A Fire Service official says she had become stranded and police say she was hanging on to a tree stump.  A hovercraft was used in the rescue.   It's not clear how she got there but police say alcohol was involved. . Her cries for help were heard by workers at Keefer Terminal before 10 o'clock this morning.

Who has the 50 million dollar ticket?

One lucky person in Thunder Bay is holding the 50 million dollar lotto max ticket. The ticket was purchased in the city and was picked from last night's OLG draw.

Eye on the Street helps police

A 21 year old woman is in police custody after a late night stabbing. Eye on the Street reported the stabbing to police which happened at the intersection of Brodie Street and Victoria Avenue just after three o'clock this morning. Police say the 25 year old victim was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man struck by car

One man is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being hit by a car last night. Police say a 44 year old man was intoxicated while trying to cross the road near the intersection of Simpson Street at Northern Avenue when he was struck by a car. He was taken to hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.