A Doctor in New York city has been diagnosed with ebola. The disease was confirmed yesterday afternoon, and has lead to his quarantine, plus that of his fiancé and two colleagues. Of course officials are urging residents there not to panic, and not to avoid public transportation as there would be no benefit, given the method of transmission of the disease.
In Ottawa, police confirmed yesterday that a single gunman was involved in the shooting at Parliament hill and at the Canada War Memorial. He was Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, and was killed after he murdered a soldier stranding guard at the Memorial by the name of Nathan Cirillo.
SUNY Canton was locked down yesterday, with some students not being able to leave the premises until nearly seven oclock in the evening. This came after threats of violence were posted on an anonymous social media website, YikYak. The person, still unidentified at this time, had said that they planned to kill people on campus and then himself. Faculty, staff, and students, were forced to stay inside classrooms and dorms while police performed a search of the campus, which resulted in no incidents. The investigation continues, as police attempt to determine if both threats were made by the same person, but classes are scheduled to resume as planned today.
A portion of route 11 in Canton was shutdown yesterday following a three vehicle collision that sent two people to the hospital. Police report that the collision happened at the intersection of route 11 and the Cowan road sometime before 4 yesterday afternoon. Vehicles involved were a moving van, pickup truck, and a dump truck.
Police in Cornwall report that a missing person was found deceased Wednesday. They’ve provided scant details, but said that no foul play was involved in the missing person report or the discovery of the person’s remains, which were located near the intersection of county road 2 and Avonmore road.
South Dundas and Glengarry police report the arrest of two people during a traffic stop on Wednesday. An OPP officer stopped the vehicle shortly before 9:30 on the 401 and seized a quantity of suspected marijuana and a switchblade knife. 22 year old Dylan Hulan of Stephenville, Newfoundland was arrested, as was passenger Beverly Hulan of Fort McMurray, Newfoundland.