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'Hearing that was brutal': Witness speaks out after EMDC inmate dies in custody

A man says he witnessed a violent altercation at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre (EMDC) last month, the same night police say a man was taken to hospital and pronounced dead. Wes Simpson was at the EMDC the night of Sept. 12, in the cell next to the person he believes was the victim taken to hospital that night, and he doesn't believe the inmate died by suicide.

Wes Simpson speaks with CTV News London's Carlyle Fiset on Sept. 27 about what he witnessed at the Elgin Middlesex Detention Centre on Sept. 12. (Carlyle Fiset/CTV News London)

Family struggles to access cancer treatment for 11-year-old daughter

Kristy and Dave Costa's world was turned upside down in December 2021 when their young daughter Lacey was diagnosed with cancer. As Lacey continues the battle against stage 4 melanoma, her family is currently trying to get her life-saving treatments, but gaining access to the right medication is another challenge.

11 year-old Lacey Costa, seen in this undated photo, is described by many as a "warrior" as she battles stage 4 melanoma. (Source: Kristy Costa)

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Who is running in the 2022 municipal election in London

London and area voters will head to the polls on Monday, Oct. 24 to elect the next round of municipal mayors, councillors and school board trustees. The upcoming election will be to choose local leaders for a term of office starting Nov. 15 to Nov. 14, 2026.

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'This is a sacred symbol': Holy Roller vandalized again

Months after London, Ont.’s famed Holy Roller was returned to Victoria Park after a year-long restoration, the WWII-era Sherman tank has once again been vandalized. Over the weekend, it was discovered that a suspect(s) had taken an object and carved words onto the front of the tank.

London, Ont.'s Holy Roller is seen in Victoria Park on August 28, 2022. (Brent Lale/CTV News London)

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Freeland peppered with affordability questions, as MPs set to swiftly pass GST boost

Appearing before the House of Commons Finance Committee on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland defended the government's response to Canadians' affordability concerns as 'focused' and fiscally responsible. With the passage of the GST rebate-boosting bill through the House all but a foregone conclusion, Freeland was peppered with questions from opposition MPs on a range of topics, including inflation.

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