Porch party celebrates local musicians

The normally quiet streets of an uptown neighbourhood were transformed into a series of concert venues enticing people to get outside and connect with their community.

Body in river identified

The body of Erin Howlett was recovered from the river near the Walter Bean Trail next to Riverbend Drive in Kitchener by Waterloo Regional Police on Friday after teens swimming in the river reported something suspicious in the water, police confirmed Sunday.

Family searches for answers in teen’s death in Mexico

The teen, commonly known as Camila Lopez, was kayaking in the waters by the Now Jade Riviera hotel in Puerto Morelos, less than 40 kilometres south of Cancun, when she was hit by a 16-year-old from London, England, who was driving a rental personal watercraft.

Watching history unfold

The Egyptian military forced Islamist president Mohammed Morsi from office Wednesday, following mass public protests against the leadership.

Region waterlogged after heavy rainfall

The sudden downpour that hit the region just after 2 p.m. resulted in flash flooding at many roadways and parking lots, forcing people to wade through knee-deep waters. While the flooding may have been a nightmare for some, children in Anstett’s Kitchener neighbourhood embraced the situation.

Cambridge teacher faces sex-related charges

Sonya Russell, a 40-year-old Waterloo resident, has been charged with two counts of luring by computer, invitation to sexual touching and sexual exploitation. She was arrested Wednesday.