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Thursday September 3 2015
3:12 PM EDT

Crash sends vehicle onto homeowner’s lawn TRAFFIC

THUNDER BAY -- Two people suffered minor injuries after a two vehicle crash Wednesday evening. A car and a pickup truck collided off of High and Inchiquin Streets, sending one vehicle onto a sidewalk and the other into the backyard lawn of a nearby...

Calls from refugees begging to come to Thunder Bay received every day LOCAL

THUNDER BAY -- Every day there are people begging to come to Thunder Bay. Phone calls from people hiding in church basements in France, emails from girls looking to escape...

Heat warning issued for parts of Northwest WEATHER

It isn’t unbearably hot in Thunder Bay right now, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the region isn’t sweating out this Thursday. According to Environment...

18-year-old driver charged with not having licence, running stop sign CRIME

THUNDER BAY – A driver involved in a dramatic crash on the city’s northside has been charged, and the truck he was driving reported stolen. Thunder Bay Police...

Police continue search for killer one year after body discovered on city bike path LOCAL

It’s been a rough 12 months, says John Shawinimash. A year ago, in the early morning hours of Sept. 3, 2014,  the body of his son, 32-year-old Will Wapoose,...

Fire can’t stop Fresh Air, business sets up tent outside of burned storefront BUSINESS

THUNDER BAY – A local business is showing its resiliency. After its store was destroyed by a Friday evening fire last week, the business owners of Fresh Air Experience...

Neighbourhood bear back on its way to the forest (UPDATE) LOCAL

UPDATE: According to the Thunder Bay Police Service the bear has been tranquilized by the MNR, and is back on its way to the forest. THUNDER BAY – The dimly lit...

NDP candidates say Conservatives have ignored Ring of Fire FEDERAL ELECTION

Northern Ontario NDP candidates are slamming the federal Conservatives for their lack of progress on the Ring of Fire file. Kenora hopeful Howard Hampton and Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle said Prime Minister Stephen Harper has failed to support...

Port sees dip in cargo for August, still above five-year average BUSINESS

THUNDER BAY -- After two years of busy traffic, the Thunder Bay Port Authority is seeing a dip in the amount of cargo travelling through the local harbour. The numbers show the port moved around 640,000 metric tonnes of grain last month, and nearly...

Police traffic blitz targets distracted driving following fine increase TRAFFIC

Thunder Bay Police are cracking down on distracted driving – and motorists with tinted windows are also being caught in their traffic net. Police descended on the...

2012 flood could have been avoided had more residents complied with downspout bylaw: City CITY HALL

THUNDER BAY -- If people had complied with a bylaw, the city says its sewage treatment plant wouldn't have failed during the flood of 2012. In its defence against a...

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