Cooler weather finally broke through the summer temperatures, but Kingston students still brought the heat as part of a province-wide protest. This was number 3 on Kingstonist’s top five local stories this past week. If you missed any of these in your newsfeed, here’s your chance to get caught up on the week in our city.
- An impaired driver drove his damaged car until its wheels fell off. He attempted to flee the scene and fought with police when apprehended.
- A pair of students, one of which sustained life-threatening injuries, are recovering following a serious collision at a west-end intersection. Their high school and the community overall have rallied around them to provide support.
- An estimated 1000 students in Kingston walked out of school on Friday and joined about 38,000 province-wide in marches and demonstrations to protest provincial curriculum changes.
- Another case of domestic violence, this time in Kingston’s north-end, in which a man scaled to the third floor of an apartment complex. Kingston Police has started to place greater emphasis on highlighting domestic violence cases in recent months, in a bid to ensure that victims feel safe coming forward to report incidents.
- A dirt biker, who had previously been witnessed in several areas of the city riding erratically and dangerously, was arrested after leading police on a city-wide pursuit.