Firefighters battle flames in downtown Kitchener

In All, News by Linda Givetash

Just after 12 p.m., black smoke and flames were seen coming out of a doorway leading to an apartment above a vacant storefront at 92 Queen St. S, just metres away from the intersection at Charles Street.

Tim Bosma police search focused in Waterloo Region

In All, News by Linda Givetash

It has been a week since two men came to the 32-year-old’s house interested in buying the pickup he had advertised for sale on Kijiji and Auto Trader. Just before 9:30 p.m. last Monday he went with the men for a test drive. He has not been seen since.

Students draw attention to mental health issues

In All, Health, News by Linda Givetash

“We’re looking at mental health education on campus and to be able to provide that to all members of the Laurier community,” said Adrienne Luft, the university’s mental health and student support team leader.

Kitchener mom appalled by emergency room wait

In All, Health, News by Linda Givetash

“He was left for eight and a half hours and he was checked three times (by nurses),” Brindley explained. “I brought him to them to check him. They didn’t come to see how we were doing and his condition worsened as the night went on.”

Human torso found in trash bin

In All, News by Linda Givetash

KITCHENER — A widespread investigation is underway to identify the dismembered remains of a woman found in a garbage bin behind an apartment building near the city’s downtown core.