5 Things You Need to Know Today: August 8, 2016

Today's top stories

Suspects Sought In Subway Shop Hold-Up


Two suspects left empty handed after holding up a Subway at Johnson and Blake Street. If you believe you know the identity of the suspects, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Read more here.

Hamilton-Area Boy Found Dead After Amber Alert Issued


The search for a young boy comes to a devastating end, after his body was pulled from a culvert. The boy had mobility issues and used a wheelchair. It is still unclear whether he’d been kidnapped or wandered off on his own. Read more here.

Canada wins second medal at Rio games

Penny Oleksiak won Canada’s second medal of the games – a silver – in the 100M Buttterfly event. She shared a bronze Saturday with teamates in the 4x100M Relay. Read more here.


Millennials Falling For Scams More Than Seniors

Don Hankins

A Better Business Bureau survey finds only 11 per cent of seniors are being duped, compared to 34 per cent in the 18 to 24 age bracket.Read more here.

Concert In Support Of Oro-African Church Re-Opening


Special concert coming up on Saturday August 20 in support of the re-opening of the Oro-African Church. Oro-Medonte Mayor Harry Hughes says there will be a big line-up of African talent… Read more here.

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