Vehicle in Lake

The investigation into the death of a 35 year old Kingston man in a vehicle that went into Lake Ontario is continuing.

Jesse Dixon died early Friday morning.  His body was recovered from the vehicle by police divers on Friday afternoon.

The man was identified on a GoFundMe page to raise money for the Dixon family.

The Special Investigations Unit has taken over the investigation of Dixon’s death because it involves Kingston Police who had been called to a home in the city’s west end early Friday morning.  A person of interest drove past the residence and an officer began a pursuit, but it was called off.  A short time later an SUV went through the intersection at County Road 6 and into Lake Ontario.

Cyclist – Critical Condition

A cyclist was rushed to Kingston General Hospital last night following a crash in Belleville.

Belleville Police say a 33 year old man was taken to Belleville General Hospital following the collision around 6:30 last night on Belle Boulevard at the Quinte Mall.

The cyclist was in critical condition and was transferred to Kingston General Hospital.

Suspect Arrested

Another suspect has been arrested after a break in and robbery at a home in the area of Connaught and Victoria Streets on May 2nd.  Three people had already been arrested and police are looking for a fifth man.

A 26 year old woman was arrested at a residence about a block from the scene of the crime last Monday.  They had arrested the three others earlier this month.

St. Lawrence – Funding

St. Lawrence College has announced it will be asking for $32.1 million dollars in funding from the federal government.

The college says it needs the millions in funding for its Hello Future Innovation and Learning Centre.

It says new infrastructure will be built to meet the needs of students and the unique needs of Aboriginal learners.

The college is applying for the money from a $2 billion fund set up by the federal government to improve research and infrastructure at universities and colleges.

7 Days in May

A team of bicycle riders is meeting with researchers at Queen’s University today as part of 7 Days in May…a seven day bike ride to help raise money for pancreatic cancer research.

A clinical trial is being conducted by the Canadian Cancer Trials Group at Queen’s….targeted at significantly improving the survival odds of pancreatic cancer patients.

Riders are meeting the researchers this morning in the Cancer Research Institute on Stuart Street.

OBIT – Stanley Burke

A former anchor of the CBC nightly news who retired on Amherst Island has died at 93.

Stanley Burke passed away on Saturday.

Burke hosted The National News from 1966 to 1969.

He wrote several children’s books after retiring.

Burke’s funeral and memorial service will be held on Amherst Island on June 2nd.

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