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Update: Suspect in custody – Kingston Police ask Johnson St residents to shelter in place following weapons offence

Update (Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2021 at 3:25 p.m.) Kingston Police have now provided more details on the seven-hour standoff that occurred on Johnson Street on the night of Tuesday, Jul. 20, 2021. According to police, they received a report of a male with a firearm in the 1000 block of

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Kingston man and woman arrested for trafficking cocaine, fentanyl

A local man and woman have been arrested and charged as part of a Kingston Police investigation into complaints of drug trafficking in the area of MacDonnell Street downtown. According to police, that investigating led the Kingston Police Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) to secure a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

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Queen’s responds to new COVID-19 case and issues of partying

Queen’s University has confirmed that another student within residence has tested positive for COVID-19, marking five cases confirmed this week within the University community. On Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addingston (KFL&A) Public Health confirmed three new cases of the virus in the region. One of those

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Kingston Police investigating after residents shot by BB guns

Local police are currently investigating after three individuals were shot by BB guns in downtown Kingston over the weekend. The first incident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, when a female was shot from a BB gun fired from a vehicle travelling on Johnson Street. The

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Kingston woman arrested for impaired driving after multiple collisions

A local woman has been arrested and charged after she caused multiple collisions and drove across the city while impaired. The first incident occurred at approximately 7:25 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The accused woman was driving in downtown Kingston in the area of Bagot and Barrack Streets when

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Police seek information on violent attacks in downtown Kingston

Kingston Police are looking for any witnesses or those with information regarding two violent attacks that occurred downtown in late January. The assaults occurred around midnight on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 in the area of Johnson and Division Streets. The two victims were at a house party in the area

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Man charged after damaging vehicles, kicking police officer

A man from Marmora is facing charges after an incident in downtown Kingston that resulted in multiple vehicles being damaged. According to Kingston Police, the incident took place on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. At approximately 10:15 p.m., the accused man approached a vehicle in the 300 block of Brock Street,

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Police report a relatively ‘co-operative and respectful’ move-in weekend

Despite literally thousands of students making their way to Kingston, their new home for the school year, Kingston Police said the weekend “went well” from a law enforcement standpoint. “A few liquor tickets were issued under the University District Safety Initiative, but students for the most part were co-operative and

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Kingston Police seeking public assistance to identify assault suspects

Police are asking the public for assistance regarding an assault that sent a pedestrian to hospital with serious eye injuries over the weekend. According to Kingston Police, the male victim was walking westbound on the south sidewalk of Johnson Street near University Avenue with a small group of friends at

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Over 2,000 Kingstonians attend grand reopening of Library Central Branch

The long awaited grand reopening of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s Central Branch happened on Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019. I took my daughters and got lost amongst the sea of people pouring into the building when it opened at 11 a.m. After a welcome from Monica Stewart and Natalie Nossal,

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Kingston Police request public assistance to identify suspects in gunpoint robbery

Two males have been robbed in downtown Kingston, and police are looking for anyone with information regarding the incident, which involved a handgun. The incident occurred in the early morning hours on Sunday, Mar. 17, 2019 when the two male victims were walking eastbound on the north side of Johnson

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Sneak peek: Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s Central Branch set to reopen this weekend

The renovations are finally complete, and doors are ready to open this Saturday at the Central Branch of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library. Downtown library patrons have been without a branch since December 2018, when the temporary library space on Wellington St closed its doors. Originally slated to open in

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