The Marracci Temple Band of #Detroit led the parade of bands, marchers and drill teams that participated in the #Emancipation parade Monday, Aug. 3, 1975 from Chatham Street to Jackson Park along Ouellette Avenue. The parade was just one of several highlights that included the crowning of Rhoda Baylis, 16, of Harrow as Miss Sepia. (#StanAndrews/#WindsorStar) (at The Windsor Star - Digital Team)
More than a year after two young children were killed when a train struck the family van in Lakeshore, Ontario Provincial Police have criminally charged their father, who was driving.
A company storing petroleum coke along the Detroit riverfront has conceded a video clip and still photos taken by Windsorites which detail a spectacular cloud of black dust from the pile filling the air during high winds this past weekend were indeed reality.
There’s finally photographic evidence that Windsor’s John Morillo really did swim clear across the Detroit River and back again.
Images provided to The Star appear to show the 47-year-old Canadian emerging from the water at the Renaissance Centre on the Detroit side of the border - just as he claimed last week.
Growing up in St. Lucia, Adrian Monrose had heard about racism, but it hit him head-on in Kingsville decades later, he says, when bosses at a massive greenhouse operation called him and his fellow migrant workers “monkeys.”
Dealing with larger-than-expected number of marijuana grow-op busts over the last few years is putting unexpected financial pressure on LaSalle’s building department.
Before Elias (Louie) Sleiman sold his last pastrami sandwich Friday, he had a moment alone in his famed deli of 45 years. It was all too much.
"Last night I couldn’t sleep, so I came in at 4 o’clock," Louie said. "I thought about the last three days. By myself. I burst into crying."
The police, the port authority and his mom are really mad at him, but John Morillo takes comfort in the fact that he now has bragging rights.
Morillo sparked an international rescue operation late Monday when he loaded up on about eight beers then jumped int he river and swam to Detroit, just to prove he could do it.
A 28-year-old Windsor man is facing an attempted murder charge after police say he got into a fiery argument just after midnight Sunday with his common-law wife, assaulted her and tried to run her down, slamming his pickup truck into a Hickory Road home in the process.
If all goes as planned at tonight’s city council meeting, a notoriously uneven and rutted South Windsor road - as well as a handful of other crumbling streets throughout the city - will finally get some attention.