Kerry McKee

Afternoon news editor

Kerry McKee is a veteran editor and reporter, working in both radio and television. She has deep ties to southwestern Ontario and loves bringing your stories to life. Email her kerry.mckee@cnc.ca

Latest from Kerry McKee

#MenToo gains support in Ontario where male sexual abuse survivors are speaking out

There’s a growing trend in Ontario. Men are speaking out about the sexual abuse they have suffered and demanding resources, or setting up their own groups, to access support.

Patient placed in 'filthy' conference room at London, Ont., hospital to recover from infection

A London, Ont., woman is speaking out after her daughter was placed in a "filthy" conference room at University Hospital while recovering from an infection.

Manager and CEO of Downtown London gone after 17 years

The woman who has devoted 17 years to advocating for London's downtown revitalization and business success is gone. Janette MacDonald left her post at the organization called "Downtown London" Wednesday but no one is saying why.

City councillors to decide fate of Wonderland Road Gateway Casino today

A London city councillor wants more consultations before London City Council decides whether to allow rezoning on Wonderland Road South for a proposed casino.

More deaths predicted along Hwy 401's Carnage Alley if concrete barriers delayed

Alysson Storey thought she was getting somewhere when former provincial Transportation Minister Jeff Yurek promised to expedite construction of concrete barriers on Highway 401 between London and Chatham.

London Ethiopians offer prayers and condolences to flight victims

London's Ethiopian community gathered Sunday to celebrate the 123rd anniversary of Adwa Victory Day. But the celebratory event was marked by sadness for victims of the plane crash in Addis Ababa.

'He was like the average guy': Canadian Hall of Fame remembers Roy Halladay

Roy Halladay travelled to St. Mary's with his family in June for his induction into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. Meeting him in person was "a delight" for the director of operations, Scott Crawford.

Victim of alleged human trafficking ring called 'courageous'

Provincial police are calling a young woman from the London area courageous after she reported being the victim of human trafficking. It led to the arrest of two men who have since been charged.

Major drug bust nets 1 million dollars in narcotics

An OPP search warrant in Southwest Middlesex has resulted in the seizure of about a million dollars worth of narcotics.

Feds consult Ontario about lowering legal limit of alcohol

The federal government has contacted Queen's Park to talk about changing the criminal code to make it illegal to drive with more 50 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.

Woodstock Police release composite of sexual assault suspect

A woman was assaulted earlier this month by a man who stopped her on the pretence of asking for directions.

More money for stem cell transplants called a "game changer"

The provincial government is funding increased access to new state-of-the-art treatment in London. It will help patients who suffer from cancers, such as leukaemia, and other disorders that affect the blood.

Help sought to find girls missing for three years

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is asking for the public's help to find a mother and her two daughters after they were taken three years ago. The organisation says two boys who were also taken were left with a stranger in London.

Twenty-five headstones toppled in St. Thomas

St. Thomas police are looking for one or more people responsible for toppling 25 headstones at a local cemetery. Investigators say it appears to be a random act.

Petition launched to fight against an appeal to the Ontario Municipal Board

An on-line petition has been started in support of amplified music on bar and restaurant patios in London's downtown.