Top 10 Windsor Newsmakers You May Have Missed This Week: September 16th – 22nd 2012

Sunday September 23rd, 2012

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Leamington Man Busted for Luring “Young Boys” With Online Ad

The Windsor Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit in cooperation with Leamington OPP have arrested a 32-year-old man for soliciting sexual interaction with “young boys”.
On Thursday, September 13th police were alerted by a source that there was an inappropriate advertisement posted on a web site on…MORE

Drugged Up Driver Caught Speeding on Pillette With $520 in Cocaine

Reginald and Pillette (Google Street View)
Windsor Police have a 19 year old in custody after he was clocked at a high rate of speed while under the influence of drugs.
On Thursday, September 20th at 2:40am, Windsor Police officers were on patrol near Reginald at Pillette…MORE

PHOTOS: Phog Phest 4

This past Saturday on the corner of University Avenue West and Victoria the fourth annual Phog Phest event took place.
This twelve-hour outdoor festival is put on by Phog Lounge, and featured local and out of town musical acts.
Bands playing included Learning, Cells, Gypsy Chief Goliath,…MORE

Devonshire Mall Zellers Location Closes Forever, Monday Night

It’s the final push to liquidate items at prices of 70-90% off at the Devonshire Mall Zellers location.
The store began its closing sale in the spring and will be converted to a Target. The building will undergo millions of dollars in renovations and is…MORE

Crook Steals Cash Drawer From Wyandotte Street Business, Leaves Trail of Coins Behind

Police have a 42-year-old man in custody after he robbed a store and left a trail of coins back to his hiding spot.
On Sunday September 16th at around 6:30am, Windsor Police were dispatched to a business in the 700 block of Wyandotte Street East after…MORE

Pile of Wooden Pallets Catches Fire at Lauzon and County Road 42

It took three Windsor fire engines to supply enough hose, but a fire is out at the rear of a long lot at the corner of County Road 42 and Lauzon.
Firefighters were called after 10pm tonight for a report of chipped wood and wooden pallets/skids…MORE

3000 UWindsor Students to Get $70 “Access Code” Refund

The University of Windsor is planning to pay back $70 to around 3000 students after an oversight caused an unnecessary charge to students for access to online course materials.
“In the summer of 2011, all Universities in Ontario received further instructions from the Ministry of Training,…MORE

Suspect Robs Two Homes on Reginald, Slams Door On Police Officer’s Wrist

On Saturday September 15th at approximately 3:35 a.m. Windsor Police were dispatched to a residence in the 5400 block of Reginald in relation to a break and enter that had just occurred. Police attended the scene and spoke with a female victim.

Sunset Avenue to Close to Cars, Plans Laid Out for Next 50 Years at University of Windsor

The University of Windsor is planning to transform Sunset Avenue into a “pedestrian esplanade” and has laid out a vision for the next fifty years.
University President Alan Wildeman announced the ambitious plan at a public open house, held Wednesday night at the CAW Student Centre…MORE

PHOTOS: Building Explosion On Tecumseh Road

Windsor firefighters have extinguished a large blaze at the corner of Tecumseh Road East and Benjamin Street after an auto body shop exploded several times.
Fire officials say that they received dozens of 911 calls stating that a building had exploded and was fully engulfed in…MORE

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