Aastha Shetty

CBC journalist

Aastha Shetty can be reached via email aastha.shetty@cbc.ca or by tweeting her at @aastha_shetty

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Tire marks cleaned off rainbow crosswalk in Waterloo

Crews in Waterloo were using a pressure washer to clean tire marks off the rainbow crosswalk on Willis Way on Friday.

A software update on smartphones may be the cause of hundreds of dropped 911 calls

Ontario Provincial Police and Waterloo Regional Police Service are asking you to consider turning off the emergency call feature on your phone to avoid accidentally calling 911.

Guelph police uncover meth lab, stolen goods hidden inside warehouse

Police in Guelph found meth, cocaine, GHB, oxycodone and other substances along with a large stash of stolen property.

Coalition of Muslim Women releases 2nd annual Snapshot of Hate report

The Coalition of Muslim Women (CMW) collected data for the report through their hate reporting service, Statistics Canada, the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) and community partners.

Coalition of Muslim Women host memorial vigil for family killed in London, Ont., 2 years ago

It has been two years since an attack in London, Ont., killed four members of a Muslim family. The Afzaal family was out walking in the evening when a truck was driven into them. The Coalition of Muslim Women is hosting a vigil at Kitchener city hall to remember the family.

This bird was spotted in Waterloo region for the first time in over 30 years

The scissor-tailed flycatcher was spotted flying around the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory last week. It was the first local sighting of the bird in over 30 years.

Fatal house fire under investigation in Waterloo

Waterloo firefighters responded to a house fire at around midnight on Sunday that claimed the life of a 54-year-old woman.

Wilmot gravel pit approved despite community pushback

Township council members voted 4-1 to approve the gravel pit during a council meeting on Monday night.

Applications to fill 2 vacant seats on Waterloo Region District School Board can be filed until June 15

Trustees with the Waterloo Region District School Board voted to fill two vacant seats by asking the community to apply for the positions. Those applications will then be reviewed and trustees will vote on who should fill the vacancies.

Motorcyclists over 45 years old are more likely to die in a crash, says OPP

Provincial police are raising more awareness about motorcycle safety for the month of May