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OPP investigating suspicious fire in Odessa

The Lennox and Addington (L&A) County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a structure fire in Odessa that has been deemed suspicious. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021, officers from the L&A OPP responded to reports of a structure fire in a vacant

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‘Operation Love Literacy’ wins Awesome Kingston January grant

Every month, Awesome Kingston gives away a $1000 micro-grant to a local project pitched by its creator. These days the pitch party is happening virtually, but the outcome is still the same. No-strings-attached money is given to the winner to help them develop the projects that Awesome Kingston thinks will

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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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Bus collides with house after being struck by truck

Update (Friday, Dec. 4, 2020): A 19-year-old man from Odessa has been charged in connection with the Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 collision that caused a Kingston Transit bus to collide with a house in the city’s west end. The collision occurred at approximately 10:30 a.m. that day when a pickup

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and the area for the afternoon and evening of Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. In effect for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee and Consecon, the watch advises that Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable

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OPP investigating multiple collisions on Highway 401

Update (8 p.m.): Highway 401 is now reopened. Just after 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, officers from the Lennox and Addington Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of a serious collision on Highway 401 eastbound, as well as several collisions on Highway 401 westbound

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kingston and area

UPDATE (Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at 2:38 p.m.): Environment Canada has now upgraded this to a severe storm warning. “Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions,” Environment Canada said. Original article: Environment Canada has issued a severe

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Heat warning in effect for Kingston and area

Environment Canada and KFL&A Public Health have both issued a heat warning for Kingston, and area on Friday, Jul. 17, 2020. The heat warnings have been issued for the Kingston, Frontenac Islands, Odessa, Napanee, and Consecon, and advise of a prolonged period of hot weather, which will continue throughout the

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and the area on Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020. The watch is in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee and Consecon areas, and advises that situations are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms possibly capable of producing strong

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Severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Kingston, Odessa, and Frontenac Islands. The notification was at one point a warning, but subsequently downgraded. As of 5:48 p.m., Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and

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Environment Canada issues heat warning for Kingston and area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Kingston and the area on Thursday, Jun, 18, 2020. The heat warning is currently in effect for the Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, and Consecon areas, and advises that a prolonged period of hot weather is expected for Friday, Jun. 19 through

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Heat warning issued for Kingston and the area

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for Kingston and the area on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, upgrading their previous special weather statement. The warning is in effect for Kingston, Odessa, Frontenac Islands, Napanee, and Consecon, and advises of the first heat event of the year taking place this week.

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