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Novelis employee succumbs to injuries after workplace incident

An employee at the Novelis plant in Kingston has passed away after a workplace incident, which occurred on the afternoon of Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2021. Just before 2 p.m. that day, Kingston Fire and Rescue and Frontenac Paramedic Services were alerted of a rescue taking place at the plant. According

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SIU finds no wrongdoing after suspect sustains dog bites in Odessa arrest

Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Joseph Martino, has determined an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) dog handler did not commit a criminal offence after a suspect sustained injuries during his arrest in the summer of 2020. On Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, the SIU released their findings in the case

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Update: Suspect in Ford Street assaults facing multiple charges

Update (Friday, Sept. 25, 2020) Kingstonist has learned the identity of the suspect involved in the serious assault and subsequent standoff on Ford Street, which took place on Wednesday, Sept 23, 2020. According to witnesses on the scene and subsequent follow up investigation, the suspect behind the incident is Mitchell

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Kingston man taken to hospital following dog attack

Kingston Police are asking anyone with information regarding a dog attack to contact them, as the owners of the offending dog have not been identified. The incident occurred on Thursday, Mar. 26, 2020, when, at approximately 9:45 p.m., a man was attacked by a tan pitbull. The man and his

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Collins Bay Institution on lockdown following second inmate assault in a week

A lockdown has been put in place to allow for a search at Collins Bay Institution following the assault of an inmate at the correctional facility. According to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), the lockdown was put in place in the medium-security unit of the Institution at approximately 9:30

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Inmate sent to hospital after assault at Collins Bay Institution

An inmate at Collins Bay Institution has been taken to an outside hospital for treatment after an assault, according to the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC). At approximately 10:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, the inmate in question was found to have been the victim of an assault in

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Man arrested after striking partner with drinking glass

An argument between two males involved in a relationship resulted in charges after the argument became physical and sent one male to hospital. According to Kingston Police, the incident occurred on the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019, when the accused man and the male victim began arguing in their

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Male in custody following collision on Sir John A Macdonald Boulevard

One driver was taken to hospital with injuries, while another driver was tracked down by the Kingston Police K-9 Unit following a two-vehicle collision on Sir John A. Macdonald Boulevard on the morning of Monday, Jun. 24, 2019. The T-bone collision, which occurred at the intersection of Sir John A

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Kingston athletes to compete for Canada at 2019 Warrior Games in Tampa

  Three athletes from Kingston will be representing Canada at the 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games from Friday, June 21, 2019 to Sunday, June 30, 2019 in Tampa Bay, Florida. Created in 2010, the Warrior Games were designed to introduce wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans

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Kingston man charged with assault and assault with a weapon following domestic dispute

Kingston Police learned there was both ongoing and a history violence when officers responded to a domestic dispute call in the city’s north end. The accused man and the female victim, who had been in a relationship for three years, were involved in a domestic dispute at on Wednesday, Apr.

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Impaired driver with no shirt and one boot charged with assault, driving offences

An early morning collision in Kingston’s west end led to the assault of a witness, and five charges for the young driver involved, police say. The incident began at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Monday, Mar. 18, 2019, when the female victim – also a driver – witnessed the accused man

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Lanes closed following serious collision at Princess Street and Gardiners Road

Motorist should expect some prolonged closures near the intersection of Princess Street and Gardiners Road in Kingston’s west end. A serious collision took place at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 at the busy intersection. “Motorists are being asked to avoid the intersection of Gardiners Road at Princess

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