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Niagara seniors lose $60K in ‘grandparent scams’

Niagara seniors lose $60K in ‘grandparent scams’

Local police investigating a 'rash' of incidents over the past 72 hours targeting eight victims; fraudsters tell grandparents their grandchild is in trouble, needs money
Suspect arrested for 'indecent act' at Pen Centre Walmart

Suspect arrested for 'indecent act' at Pen Centre Walmart

32-year-old St. Catharines man charged after he allegedly exposed himself and videotaped female customers
Three charged after major drug bust in Thorold

Three charged after major drug bust in Thorold

Search warrant executed at a home on Nov. 7 resulted in seizure of $121K worth of suspected fentanyl and opioid pills believed to be hydromorphone, dilaudid, and oxycodone
Two Thorold drivers face impaired charges

Two Thorold drivers face impaired charges

Ten drivers charged with impaired-related offences by Niagara Regional Police between Oct. 31 and Nov. 1
$100K lottery win comes at 'perfect time,' says Welland man

$100K lottery win comes at 'perfect time,' says Welland man

48-year-old construction worker says he'll be sure to do something for himself with winnings
Thorold man tasered during altercation with police

Thorold man tasered during altercation with police

Three officers received minor injuries during altercation at a Thorold building; 19-year-old man charged with assaulting a peace officer and resisting arrest
Man exposed himself, performed 'indecent act' at Pen Centre Walmart

Man exposed himself, performed 'indecent act' at Pen Centre Walmart

Police looking for suspect after female shoppers were followed and videotaped on Nov. 3
Man wanted after Niagara Falls stabbing at Tim Horton’s drive-thru

Man wanted after Niagara Falls stabbing at Tim Horton’s drive-thru

Two victims were transported to hospital after being stabbed and punched by the suspect, who fled the scene in a black 2010 Audi Q5, police say
Woman in critical condition after crash on QEW overpass

Woman in critical condition after crash on QEW overpass

Two-vehicle collision near 7 a.m. resulted in closure of Sodom Road in Niagara Falls
Police search for suspect after reports of 61 vehicles damaged in region

Police search for suspect after reports of 61 vehicles damaged in region

The damage happened during the overnight hours of October 27