Police Blotter for Friday November 1, 2013 – OPP Use Airplanes to Nab Speeders in SD&G OPS

Police Blotter for Friday November 1, 2013 – OPP Use Airplanes to Nab Speeders in SD&G OPS

THREATS   Cornwall, ON – A 44 year old Cornwall man was arrested on October 31, 2013.  It is alleged that he threatened to trash the family home and burn the motor vehicles he jointly owns with his newly estranged wife.  Police were contacted and an investigation was conducted.  The man was charged with Uttering […]

S.I.U. Clears Brockville Police Service Officer From Injuries Sustained in August Incident – Oct 31, 2013

S.I.U. Clears Brockville Police Service Officer From Injuries Sustained in August Incident – Oct 31, 2013

SIU Concludes Brockville Vehicle Injuries Investigation Case Number: 13-OVI-207 Other News Releases Related to Case 13-OVI-207 SIU Investigates Weekend Motor Vehicle Injury in Brockville Appeals Form Witness Form Mississauga (31 October, 2013) — The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Tony Loparco, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge a Brockville Police […]

Cadillac Crashes 5th Wheel Truck Stop in Cornwall Ontario – Nowhere near new Freshco store!

Cadillac Crashes 5th Wheel Truck Stop in Cornwall Ontario – Nowhere near new Freshco store!

Cornwall Ontario – Cornwall Police Services confirmed that a single vehicle accident occurred at the 5th Wheel truck stop early this morning. The driver of the Cadillac went through a handicapped spot and smashed into the window. No charges have been laid against the 84 year old male driver and no injuries reported. If you […]

Car Accident Mars Opening Day of New Freshco Store in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 24, 2013

Car Accident Mars Opening Day of New Freshco Store in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 24, 2013

Cornwall Ontario – Another accident near the new Freshco site.  As a matter of fact our viewer was in the Freshco parking lot as today is their grand opening!  (which for some reason the retailer neglected to invite the largest newspaper in the city or send us a press release) This is the third accident, […]

BREAKING – Motorcycle Hits Brown SUV on 14th & Brookdale in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 15, 2013

BREAKING – Motorcycle Hits Brown SUV on 14th & Brookdale in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 15, 2013

Cornwall Ontario – A viewer sent in this accident picture.   A motorcyclist hit a brown SUV on Brookdale in Cornwall Ontario, near 14th. The vehicles were South bound. If you see news happen email your photos or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com for your chance to win prizes and event tickets! We will update this story […]

Pedestrian Accident Leads to Street Closure in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 11, 2013 UPDATED

Pedestrian Accident Leads to Street Closure in Cornwall Ontario – Oct 11, 2013  UPDATED

Cornwall Ontario – The Cornwall Community Police Traffic Unit is investigating a collision involving a single motor vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred on the 11th of October, 2013. As a result of the collision the pedestrian was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries. A section of Walton Street between Carleton Street and Belmont Street will […]

Truck Collision Leaves One Vehicle in Ditch in Cornwall Ontario – Monday Oct 7, 2013

Truck Collision Leaves One Vehicle in Ditch in Cornwall Ontario – Monday Oct 7, 2013

CFN – Traffic was slowed on McConnell between 11th and Lemay St. as a  Two Truck collision ended up in with one of the vehicles in the ditch. If you see news happen email your pictures or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com – please specify if you wish to have a photo credit and what you’d like […]

First Car Wreck in Front of the New Freshco in Cornwall Ontario – September 30, 2013

First Car Wreck in Front of the New Freshco in Cornwall Ontario – September 30, 2013

CFN – The 9th & Marlborough/McConell are of Cornwall Ontario is already one of the traffic areas of concern here in the city.    Now with the development of the hospital and new Freshco shopping mall has scene its first car incident before its doors open. Photo courtesy Michel Lalonde The two car collision led […]

17 Year Old Bicyclist Struck Down by Taxi in Cornwall Ontario by Nathanael Newton VIDEO – Sept 27, 2013

17 Year Old Bicyclist Struck Down by Taxi in Cornwall Ontario by Nathanael Newton VIDEO – Sept 27, 2013

CFN – Nathanael Newton was on scene at an accident that sent a 17 year old girl to hospital after a Taxi struck her off her bicycle in Cornwall Ontario. “Witnesses reported that a taxi driver hit a cyclist on the corner of Amelia and Water streets around noon Friday in Cornwall Ontario. Fire, ambulance […]

70 Year Old Struck Down on 2nd Street West by Driver in Cornwall Ontario Sept 25, 2013

70 Year Old Struck Down on 2nd Street West by Driver in Cornwall Ontario Sept 25, 2013

CFN – Police attended an accident on 2nd Street West early this morning in Cornwall Ontario.   A single vehicle struck down a pedestrian. Witnesses stated they heard that the driver had the sun in their eyes. The victim was taken to Cornwall Community Hospital. If you see news happen email your photos or video […]

Fall Fest 2013 Flat as Fans Flee Is the Kinsmen Brand Tainted in Cornwall Ontario? by Jamie Gilcig

Fall Fest 2013 Flat as Fans Flee  Is the Kinsmen Brand Tainted in Cornwall Ontario?  by Jamie Gilcig

CFN – I was bewildered when I got a missive from Terry Muir last winter or so.   After all I’d had to issue suit against Ribfest for reneging on our promotional contract. CFN had been first media sponsor in for the travelling pigfest, a professional show that you really would have to screw up […]

OPP Close 401 Ramp After Tractor Trailer Flips – September 11, 2013

OPP Close 401 Ramp After Tractor Trailer Flips – September 11, 2013

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Highway 401 Off Ramp Closed 2013-09-11 (South Glengarry) – SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a single vehicle collision on the westbound ramp of Highway 401, Lancaster, On. Early stages of the investigation indicate that a tractor trailer (carrying perishable goods) went off the […]

Truck Accident Triggers Oil Spill in Cornwall Ontario – September 3, 2013

Truck Accident Triggers Oil Spill in Cornwall Ontario – September 3, 2013

CFN – A single vehicle accident occurred in the parking lot of the 12 Flags rest stop on Brookdale in Cornwall  Ontario.   A transport appearing to contain dairy products has crashed into a light pole at 12 flags Cornwall south of the 401 exit on Brookdale Avenue causing damage to the engine resulting in […]

UPDATED – Explosion at BASF Plant Reported in Cornwall Ontario – 11;29 AM Aug 27, 2013

UPDATED – Explosion at BASF Plant Reported in Cornwall Ontario – 11;29 AM Aug 27, 2013

CFN – Reports of an explosion at the BASF plant in Cornwall Ontario ( 501 Wallrich Ave.) are live.   We will be updating as soon as more information is available. The plant is near the Big Ben dump so please stay away until more information is available. Updated 7:01 Police have advised that there […]

OPP Shut Highway 138 Due to Four Vehicle Collision – Monday August 26 5:PM

OPP Shut Highway 138 Due to Four Vehicle Collision – Monday August 26 5:PM

SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a four vehicle collision on Highway 138, South Stormont, Township. Early stages of the investigation indicate that a southbound vehicle (for reasons under investigation) crossed into the northbound lane causing a collision. Three of the four drivers involved were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. […]

UPDATED – Another Bus Accident in Cornwall Ontario – Esther Paquette Charged – York & Second Street – August 2, 2013

UPDATED – Another Bus Accident in Cornwall Ontario – Esther Paquette Charged –  York & Second Street – August 2, 2013

CFN – Another Bus accident for Cornwall Transit.   York Street between 2nd and 3rd is closed after a bus and car had an incident. Special thanks to Michel Lalonde for his photos!  If you see news happen email your pics or video to info@cornwallfreenews.com or call our hotline at 613 361 1755. No injuries […]

Tragic Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Young Girl to Hospital in Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2013

Tragic Motor Vehicle Accident Sends Young Girl to Hospital in Cornwall Ontario – July 19, 2013

CFN – A Cornwall Ontario Nurse was able to use some of his skills to help a teen girl he tragically struck mid day.   The accident occurred  at the busy corner of 13th and Pitt. The girl has reportedly been transferred to CHEO and is in critical condition.   No charges have been laid […]