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Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

Woman arrested for uttering threats aimed at Orillia high school

'All I know is I saw a bunch of police cars, so I didn't really know what was going on. The teachers were chill which kept everyone from feeling scared,' said student
SIU clears OPP after man struck with cruiser door, causing concussion

SIU clears OPP after man struck with cruiser door, causing concussion

Man, 36, claimed incident involving OPP officers had aggravated previous injuries
Two Severn Township teens charged in Coldwater BB gun shooting

Two Severn Township teens charged in Coldwater BB gun shooting

Charges laid in relation to incidents that included shots fired at school bus, police say
Resident pistol-whipped during East Gwillimbury home invasion

Resident pistol-whipped during East Gwillimbury home invasion

Two suspects were caught on camera breaking into the home at midnight yesterday
Angler injured while cooking in ice hut on Lake Couchiching

Angler injured while cooking in ice hut on Lake Couchiching

Officials say the 20-year-old man was cooking using a portable stove when he suffered his injuries
Southern Georgian Bay OPP warns of prize scams

Southern Georgian Bay OPP warns of prize scams

Police have been receiving reports of people being scammed after being told they'd won prizes
Valentine's Day sparks romance scams

Valentine's Day sparks romance scams

In 2023, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre received fraud reports totalling a staggering $554 million in victim losses, surpassing the 2022 historic loss amount of $530 million
Snowmobiler's body recovered from river in Georgian Bay Township

Snowmobiler's body recovered from river in Georgian Bay Township

Body of snowmobiler, 46, located in Go Home River
Fraudsters take aim on Valentine's Day, OPP warn the lovelorn

Fraudsters take aim on Valentine's Day, OPP warn the lovelorn

Police, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre warn of romance scams tied to Feb. 14
Two locals land impaired charges after separate weekend crashes

Two locals land impaired charges after separate weekend crashes

One man also faces slew of drug charges after being found asleep following a two-vehicle accident in mall parking lot