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Body found in partially submerged canoe on Lake Couchiching

Body found in partially submerged canoe on Lake Couchiching

Man, 40, pronounced dead at scene in Severn Township on Wednesday morning
One person injured in 5-vehicle pileup in Barrie's west end

One person injured in 5-vehicle pileup in Barrie's west end

'It’s more of an inconvenience for people right now because of the time of day, as it’s going to slow traffic in the area,' says police official
Driver injured after car leaves Hwy. 400, rolls down hill in Barrie

Driver injured after car leaves Hwy. 400, rolls down hill in Barrie

Crash happened shortly before 9 a.m. south of Essa Road; all lanes have reopened
Sentencing date set for next month in Korzenko crash case

Sentencing date set for next month in Korzenko crash case

Cassie Korzenko pleaded guilty to three counts of impaired driving causing bodily harm following crash in front of Sadlon Arena in December 2022
Two charged after stolen construction equipment seized in Oro-Medonte

Two charged after stolen construction equipment seized in Oro-Medonte

Search warrant executed April 11 at commercial property on Highway 11
One person injured in north-end Barrie blaze, home destroyed

One person injured in north-end Barrie blaze, home destroyed

Geddes Crescent fire brought under control with all occupants escaping; investigators heading to scene
'Rather bizarre': Stolen pickup, trailer found in separate locales

'Rather bizarre': Stolen pickup, trailer found in separate locales

Truck and trailer stolen on Anne Street South recovered on Brock Street and Big Bay Point Road respectively, say Barrie police
SUV stolen from Orillia used in Markham home invasion: police

SUV stolen from Orillia used in Markham home invasion: police

Two men arrested, stolen vehicle recovered following home invasion Saturday afternoon at Steeles and Henderson, York Regional Police say
Driver, passenger flee scene after south-end rollover: police (update)

Driver, passenger flee scene after south-end rollover: police (update)

Crash happened around 8 a.m. near Little Avenue and Fairview Road; female passenger apprehended nearby, but Barrie police still looking for driver
Trio charged in Morrisseau art-fraud case return to court in June

Trio charged in Morrisseau art-fraud case return to court in June

Three men accused of making and selling fake paintings by renowned Ontario Indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau