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May 12, 2018

Ontario Police are investigating a shooting that led to the death of a man in the 300 block of East Carlton Street, in the City of Ontario. Police were called to the scene of the shooting early this morning at approximately 12:03 AM. Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim lying on the front porch of the residence with an apparent gun shot wound. The victim succombed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by Ontario Fire paramedics. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival and has not been identified. Information received from witnesses indicate... Read More
May 9, 2018

The Ontario Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on May 11, 2018 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes. The Ontario Police department supports the new effort from the Office of Traffic Safety that aims to educate all drivers that “DUI Doesn’t Just Mean Booze.” If you take prescription drugs, particularly those with a driving or operating machinery warning on the label, you might be impaired... Read More
May 2, 2018
In order to reduce motorcycle crashes and save lives, Ontario Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) this May for the annual Motorcycle Safety Awareness campaign to help save lives on our roadways. The awareness campaign aims to educate vehicle drivers and motorcyclists on how each motorist can be more aware of the other, creating safer roads and saving lives in the process. Ontario Police Department will join law enforcement throughout the state to step up enforcement along... Read More
May 1, 2018
With the California weather warming up, the Ontario Police Department and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) are highlighting how bicycling is a great way to stay in shape, save money on gas, reduce pollution and when visiting recreational areas, a great way to see the sights. These benefits are nothing new to cyclists and community leaders. Many cities have created bike-friendly routes now complete with bike paths, special bicycle parking areas and special amenities. National Bike Safety Month in May is just one way we celebrate our love to ride. However, motorists and... Read More
April 25, 2018
Popular airline begins non-stop service to New York in September Ontario International Airport (ONT) officials heralded news from JetBlue that the popular airline will return to ONT this fall, beginning with nonstop service to New York. JetBlue is the third carrier in recent months to announce new service at ONT, the fastest growing airport in Southern California. “One of the biggest questions we get is when JetBlue will come to Ontario. Now we know that day is September 5th,” said Alan D. Wapner, president of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). “We can’t wait to... Read More
April 24, 2018
Hungry passengers at Ontario International Airport (ONT) have even more to look forward to with the opening this week of WPizza by Wolfgang Puck and Einstein Bros. Bagels. The arrival of the two highly popular brands continues ONT’s initiative to transform dining and retail concessions. WPizza is located in Terminal 2 while Einstein Bros operates in Terminal 4. “Our customers are showing their confidence in ONT by utilizing the airport in record numbers,” said Alan D. Wapner, president of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA). “Our promise is to provide a comfortable,... Read More

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