See the Totals – NBC Chicago

NOTE: Polls close in Illinois at 7 pm but some results may be delayed as certain polling places experience extended hours due to earlier issues. Check back throughout the night for the latest updates. As polls close across Illinois Tuesday night and votes are counted in the Illinois primary election, how can you track the … Read more

Green bin Ottawa: Environment committee approves green bins in apartment buildings

The city of Ottawa’s environment committee has approved a plan to expand the green bin program to apartment buildings and other multi-unit properties. The city collects garbage and recycling from 2,150 multi-unit buildings and 929 of those currently participating in the green bin program. The plan approved Tuesday, if approved by full city council next … Read more

Montreal Road: Lengthy lane closures begin Sunday

A stretch of Montreal Road will be closed to all but a single lane of westbound traffic for the spring and summer starting Sunday. The city of Ottawa says as of April 24, drivers will only have a single westbound lane open between St. Laurent Boulevard and the Vanier Parkway until approximately mid-September. This is … Read more

Firearms stolen from business near Bancroft, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after multiple firearms were stolen from a business near Bancroft, Ont. Police responded to a break and enter at a business on Highway 62 south of Bancroft just after 4:30 am on Saturday. Police say the investigation shows a suspect broke into a business sometime between 3:30 am to 4 … Read more

Ottawa parishioners eager to celebrate Easter services without restrictions

For the first time in three years church doors opened for Easter Sunday without COVID-19 restrictions. “Exciting! It’s a good way to start things up, ”Deborah Kieelly Adam said, on her way into the Notre Dame Basilica in Ottawa on Sunday morning. For the first time since the pandemic began, the vaulted cathedral filled every … Read more

Calgary music store targetted by theives, commercial break and enters on the rise

A Calgary business is dealing with the aftermath of an overnight break-in where thousands of dollars worth of product was stolen. “They broke the windows at around 4 am, (and) they grabbed whatever was right by the window,” said John Xie, the operator of Musicwork Canada’s West Springs location. “They came in afterwards, unlocked the … Read more

Ottawa weather: A partly cloudy Easter Sunday

It will be a partly cloudy Easter Sunday in Ottawa. There’s a small chance of some scattered flurries Sunday morning, but if any snow does fall, it should melt away quickly. Sunday’s high is 8 C, which is about three degrees cooler than average. The sky should clear by evening, with an overnight low of … Read more

Toronto mosque shooting: Ottawa police increase patrols

Ottawa police say they have been in contact with local imams in the city following a shooting outside a mosque in Scarborough early Saturday morning. The drive-by shooting happened at around 1am, following midnight prayers for Ramadan. Toronto police said five people were shot in an apparently random drive-by shooting. None of the victims’ injuries … Read more