Amber Alert – Ended

A missing three year old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert has been found safe in Toronto along with his mother.

Toronto Police say the child and his mother were found this morning after the Amber Alert was issued by police in Sudbury asking for help in locating the boy.


ATV Death

A crash during an organized event involving ATV’s in North Frontenac has claimed the life of a man from Renfrew County.

The OPP says officers responded to a call about a collision at 11am on Saturday.  Police say an ATV went off Hunt Camp Lane…into a ditch and crashed.

57 year old Richard Culligan of Greater Madawaska Township was pronounced dead at the scene.


Traffic Stop – 18 Charges

A 39 year old man from Quebec is facing 18 charges after being stopped in a RIDE check at Country Road 5 and the 1000 Islands Parkway.

The OPP says the man was unable to provide a valid driver’s license during the stop on Sunday afternoon.

It turned out he was operating the vehicle with a suspended license.

He has now by charged with a variety of offences including possession of property obtained by crime, possession of stolen credit cards, identity theft and possession of methamphetamine and fentanyl.


Correctional Service – Taylor Award

A Queen’s University student has won a national award from the Correctional Service of Canada.

21 year old Alicia Mora of Toronto received the Taylor Award for her volunteer work with over a hundred offenders at Millhaven, Joyceville and Collins Bay institutions.

She received the award at the Henry Trail Centre yesterday.

Mora is a founding member and president of the Queen’s Correctional Services Volunteers.


Summer Safety

Hundreds of grade seven and eight students will be learning about summer safety during special sessions at St. Lawrence College this week.

750 students will be taking part in Summer Safety Days run by Kingston: Partners for a Safe Community.

According to a news release, the program’s messaging introduces the concept of taking smart risks and enabling youth to remain free of injury and illness by following key concepts: Buckle Up, Look First, Wear the Gear, and Get Trained.



Abby Dawn Road north of Highway 2 has been reduced to one lane due to flooding and areas around several lakes north of Kingston are under a flood watch.

Widespread flooding is not expected but the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority says localized flooding may take place in the areas of Colonel By Lake, Cranberry Lake, Sand Lake along with Upper and Lower Brewers Lake and Singleton Lake.

There is already some flooding happening along the shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River following 20 mm of rain yesterday and more early this morning.


Skyway Bridge Closing

The Skyway Bridge between Tyendinaga and Prince Edward County will be completely closed to traffic tonight (Tuesday) from 9 o’clock until 11 o’clock and again from midnight to 2 a.m.

The closures will allow crews to complete some of the ongoing rehabilitation work on the bridge.


Smith – 99th Birthday

Kingston entrepreneur, veteran and philanthropist Britt Smith says he’s amazed he has gotten so far.

Smith celebrated his 99th birthday yesterday at work.  He still goes to work every week day at the company he founded – Homestead Landholdings.  It is one of the most successful rental building developers and owners in North America.

Smith was serenaded outside his office in downtown Kingston yesterday by four members of the band from the Princess of Wales Own regiment.