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Update – Total structure lost: Building Fire in Verona apartment complex

UPDATE (Friday, Jan. 8, 2021): A number of South Frontenac Fire and Rescue trucks and vehicles from the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshall remained on scene on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 after fire ravaged the McMullen Manor in Verona the night before. The fire broke out in the Carleton

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Local man arrested for carrying handgun in downtown restaurant

A Kingston man has been arrested and charged after police found him to be in possession of a loaded handgun in a downtown restaurant. On Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at approximately 10:25 p.m., Kingston Police responded to a downtown restaurant for reports of a male being in possession of a

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Commissionaires Kingston goes into legal strike position on June 24

Commissionaires Kingston is going into a legal strike position at CFB Kingston and the Royal Military College of Canada on Monday, June 24, 2019. This strike is between the Commissionaires Kingston union members and their management. The Department of National Defense is not in a legal strike position. “Employees on

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Kingston Police warn public of new ‘smishing’ scam

  Kingston Police are warning the public on a new scam called “smishing,” similar to phishing. Many companies, products and services use text message alerts to keep you up to date. However, scammers are taking advantage of unsuspecting individuals where they pose as your bank or online account, for example, 

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Couple arrested after alcohol-fuelled domestic dispute turns violent

  An alcohol-fuelled domestic dispute that turned violent in the Strathcona Park area of the city resulted in the arrest of a local man and woman, according to Kingston Police. On Thursday, Jun. 20, 2019 at approximately 9:20 p.m., the accused man came home to the residence with alcoholic beverages.

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Kingston Transit, LDSB announce 15 bus shelters will be wrapped in art

  The Limestone District School Board (LDSB) and Kingston Transit have announced that 15 bus shelters in the city will be wrapped in student art. This spring, select bus shelters will be wrapped in student artwork from the LCVI-based, Creative Arts focus program. In 2018, students designed artwork for a

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New scam targeting international students in Kingston

Kingston Police are warning the public of a new scam after receiving several complaints of fraud primarily targeting international students who speak English as a second language. Several of these incidents have been reported at St. Lawrence College, however the occurrences are not limited to St. Lawrence College. The fraudsters

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Kingston Police: local man arrested after ‘vicious beating with a shovel’

A local man has been arrested following a vicious attack using a shovel in the Kingscourt area of Kingston. On Monday, Jun. 17, 2019 at approximately 7 p.m., the male victim was walking in the area of Kingscourt Avenue and First Avenue when he saw the accused man drive by

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Charges laid following sudden death of inmate at Quinte Detention Centre

The Lennox and Addington detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a sudden death of an inmate at the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee. On Monday, Mar. 18, 2019, Lennox and Addington Paramedic Services responded to the Detention Centre on Richmond Boulevard in Napanee where an inmate

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Local man arrested after violent attack with a pipe

  A local man has been arrested after an altercation turned violent at a downtown Kingston residence. On Monday, June 17, 2019 at approximately 2 a.m., the accused man attended the male victim’s apartment. The accused man and his spouse had been involved in a domestic dispute on Saturday, Jun.

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