East London hit-and-run leaves pedestrian with life-threatening injuries

London police are asking for the public’s help finding a driver involved in an east-end hit-and-run Wednesday night that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries. At about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, a woman and man walking on Spruce Street were both struck by a car, police said Thursday night. The driver fled the area. The woman […]

Little opposition anticipated to heritage designation at old Victoria Hospital site

City staff wants it to happen. The developer wants it. And a council committee likely does, too. A report going to city hall’s planning and environment committee on Nov. 22 urges council to give heritage protection to two buildings at 370 South St., the old Victoria Hospital lands, as part of a redevelopment of the […]

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 12

Steer clear Regarding the photo Feathered friend (Nov. 10) of a child approaching a Canada goose. This might seem cute, but geese can be very aggressive. Young children should be taught to stay away from not only geese, but all wild animals for their own safety. Ward Burr, Forest Lawn poppies recycled, durable Regarding Margaret […]

Province seeks 90 per cent cut to sulphur dioxide emissions at three Sarnia refineries

Ontario is proposing a new regulation to reduce sulphur dioxide emissions by about 90 per cent at petroleum facilities in the province, including three in the Sarnia area. The regulation, which has been posted to the province’s Environmental Registry for a 45-day comment period, would apply to the Imperial Oil, Suncor and Shell manufacturing sites […]

Jury finds London man guilty of second-degree murder in friend’s stabbing death

A London man who claimed he was acting in self-defence when he stabbed his friend to death has been found guilty of second-degree murder. A jury returned a verdict in Karl Hallman’s trial on Thursday evening after a day and a half of deliberations. Hallman, 30, had pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the […]