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No injuries reported after plane crashes into Georgian Bay

No injuries reported after plane crashes into Georgian Bay

An ultralight plane attempted to land in the water at the northeastern side of Giant's Tomb Island after it experienced a 'problem landing'
OPP divers recover body from Sparrow Lake

OPP divers recover body from Sparrow Lake

Police say positive identification cannot be made until a post-mortem examination is completed
Driver escapes van fire on Highway 400

Driver escapes van fire on Highway 400

'The driver smelled smokeā€¦ and watched the vehicle get consumed by flames,' says OPP sergeant
Police seize cocaine, cash and replica weapon in Rama bust

Police seize cocaine, cash and replica weapon in Rama bust

Two residents of Rama First Nation are facing charges; Rama Police say 60 grams of cocaine were seized during Saturday night incident
Orillia OPP aiding in search for missing Bracebridge man <b>(UPDATE: Search resumes today)</b>

Orillia OPP aiding in search for missing Bracebridge man (UPDATE: Search resumes today)

The man has a seasonal cottage on Sparrow Lake and is believed to have left early this morning on a canoe
OPP say 84% of this year's traffic-related deaths were preventable

OPP say 84% of this year's traffic-related deaths were preventable

Very few OPP-investigated road fatalities are the result of an 'accident' where no driver is at fault, police say
Local senior bilked out of $22K in 'grandparent scam'

Local senior bilked out of $22K in 'grandparent scam'

Provincial police say the caller masqueraded as an RCMP to secure the money to supposedly get the woman's grandson out of jail
Boat operator fined in wake of drowning on Lake Simcoe

Boat operator fined in wake of drowning on Lake Simcoe

Transport Canada says group of friends had seen the boat tours advertisedĀ online and hired the individual for a private tour of the lake
OPP seize 6,000 cannabis plants with street value of $7.9M

OPP seize 6,000 cannabis plants with street value of $7.9M

Seizure was the equivalent of four full dump trucks full of cannabis; Seven people face multiple charges
Child airlifted to hospital after being struck by vehicle at car wash

Child airlifted to hospital after being struck by vehicle at car wash

Cause of the collision that occurred in Midland Monday night remains under investigation, say OPP