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SIU clears cops in man’s fall from balcony

Ontario’s civilian police oversight agency has determined there are no grounds on which to charge any London police officer after a man jumped from a balcony and suffered serious injuries.

The Western Fair Agriplex. (File photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News)

Vaccine shortage hits London area

A shortage of COVID-19 vaccine doses will cause a two-week shutdown of the vaccine administration facility at the Western Fair Agriplex.

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Stay off the ice, city says

While the lure of a sheet of ice on top of a stormwater pond may be enticing to skaters in London, the city is telling people it’s just not safe.

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Four charged in $5M grow-op bust

Officers raided a commercial property at 1490 North Routledge Park on Monday and seized a total of 5,332 pot plants at various stages of growth.

LHSC President and CEO Dr. Paul Woods. (File photo by Miranda Chant, Blackburn News)

LHSC standing by CEO after travel to U.S.

The London Health Sciences Centre is supporting its Chief Executive Officer after he revealed he has travelled to the United States five times since the COVID-19 pandemic began.