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New pop culture trivia game show to film in Kingston

Pop Whiz, a new trivia game show airing on GameTV, is inviting local teenagers between the ages of 13-17 to audition for a chance to be on national TV. The game show will be filming in Kingston later this month. The trivia show will engage Canadian teenagers and test their

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Police warn parents of new sextortion tactics that could be used on teens

Kingston Police has become aware of a new and concerning sextortion tactic. Offenders are superimposing a youth’s face in a video or photo to make it look like they are nude or engaging in a sex act. Then they demand the youth send them money or gift cards, or they

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Police warn parents about youth sextortion through image sharing

Kingston Police are warning parents about an increasing and serious trend involving youth being extorted for money. There has been a concerning rise in teenagers reporting issues surrounding video communication with adults posing as teenagers, according to a report from Kingston Police, dated Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. On platforms that

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Kingston Police warn parents of organized fights among local teens

Kingston Police have issued an alert to parents of secondary school aged teenagers in the area, informing them of staged fights that have been taking place throughout the community. Organized through social media, mainly Snapchat, these fights are openly organized for teens that simply want to fight someone else, according

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Police charge Kingston teen for assault and weapons offences

Kingston Police have released a startling account of a meetup-gone-wrong between two teenagers, who initially met online. On Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 police say a 16 year-old male, the suspect, met with a female youth in downtown Kingston. The two had been speaking to each other via social media. According

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Police warn of concerns regarding Snapchat’s Snap Map feature

Kingston Police and The Canadian Centre for Child Protection want to make parents aware of a concerning new location-sharing feature on the popular social media app Snapchat. Snapchat is an app that allows users send photos, videos, and messages that disappear after a set time. The social media platform is

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Two local youths arrested after brandishing knives at school

Kingston Police have arrested and charged two teenagers after the pair were involved in a confrontation that involved knives in mid-December. Sometime during the week of December 10 to 14, 2018, the two youths confronted one another in a classroom at Frontenac Secondary School during the school day. The incident

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Two teens arrested in stolen vehicle

Dangerous driving in Kingston’s north end led to a police pursuit and the subsequent arrest of two youths on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. At approximately 8 p.m. that night, Kingston Police began getting reports of a vehicle driving erratically in the area of Weller Avenue and Sutherland Drive. Police determined

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