The Week That Was In Windsor News: May 13th – 19th 2012

Sunday May 20th, 2012

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Early Tuesday morning, the city’s first murder of 2012 occurred at 123 Marlin Court, in the Countryside Village, a trailer park located behind Walker Road’s Home Depot location. 50-year-old Richard Lemmon was fatally stabbed to death. There are no suspects and the investigation continues.

Windsor firefighters were called to the 600 block of Memorial Drive Monday for a garage fully engulfed in flames with fire spreading to a car parked behind it. Smoke could be seen across the city. Damage is in the range of $50,000.

Damage is pegged at $70,000 following a fire on Parent Avenue near the Wyandotte Town Centre area on Monday. The fire was extinguished quickly, no one was injured. Unattended cooking is to blame for this fire.

On Tuesday, a Volkswagen collided with a tractor-trailer in the westbound lanes of Highway 3 at Walker Road. An 18 year old female sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Hotel Dieu Hospital for assessment.

A 60-year-old man has been charged after he ran into a police car on Thursday evening. The police car was travelling with lights and sirens activated when it was hit at the corner of Tecumseh and Howard.  The man went around stopped traffic and struck the crusier.

A two vehicle rollover accident on Ottawa street Thursday resulted in minor injuries of two patients from a Dodge SUV that was struck, flattened a road sign and flipped onto its side.

The University of Windsor has launched three mobile apps to help students and community members find out about campus information, check their grades, read the daily news, find out the soup du jour at food locations and even listen to a live stream of CJAM 99.1 FM.

The Charlie Brooks Memorial Peace Fountain — the only international floating fountain in North America — was turned on for the summer Thursday.

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