No appearance in court from woman charged in London, Ont. explosion

A London, Ont. courthouse saw no sign of the accused in relation to an explosion that rocked the city’s Old East Village neighbourhood in mid-August. Daniella Alexandra Leis, 23, of Kitchener was set to make her first court appearance on…

Woman charged in London, Ont. house explosion to make first court appearance

The woman charged in relation to last month’s house explosion in London, Ont., is set to make her first court appearance on Wednesday. Daniella Alexandra Leis, 23, faces a total of 12 charges, including eight impaired driving-related offences. The Kitchener…

‘Meet, eat, donate’: local mosque barbecues to raise funds for OEV community

The London Muslim Mosque turned on the grills and invited Londoners to join the barbecue on Sunday. Proceeds collected will go towards helping out those affected by the Old East Village explosion that shook Woodman Avenue and surrounding areas on…

Produce delivery service to donate 5,000 pounds of food to those impacted by London explosion

A local produce service is pitching in and doing its part in helping out families affected by the explosion in Old East Village. FoodFund, an online service where subscribers receive a weekly box of produce from local farmers, pledged to…

Get Well campaign set up for recovering London firefighters after explosion

The London Professional Fire Fighters Association (LPFFA) is giving people a chance to show support for firefighters impacted by the Old East Village explosion. One firefighter remains in hospital in serious but stable condition. READ MORE: Woman charged in London,…

$50,000 raised for Londoners impacted by Old East Village explosion to be distributed: OEVCA

Families affected by last week’s explosion on Woodman Avenue in London’s Old East Village will soon have access to some of the funds raised so far by the community. Initial relief of approximately $50,000 is being given out over the…

‘Your brain can’t get around this stuff’: Woman who lost home in wake of London, Ont. explosion speaks out

It was a night seemingly like any other. Jessica Leeming Jaime returned to her home at 452 Woodman Avenue last Wednesday night around 10:30 p.m. Her husband and two children, aged two and four, were fast asleep. READ MORE: Woman…

‘This is the definition of community’: Hundreds show for Old East Village benefit concert

There was no shortage of London love Tuesday night as the Aeolian Hall drew hundreds for a benefit concert aimed at supporting victims of a gas explosion in Old East Village. The concert comes less than a week after a…

Night of music, art planned for Old East Village benefit at London’s Aeolian Hall

Londoners continue to rally around residents of the Old East Village neighbourhood who were impacted by last week’s massive explosion. In an effort to raise funds for the families and individuals affected by the Aug. 14 blast, a benefit concert…