(Source: Niagara Regional Police)

Gas bar robbed

A knife-wielding bandit robbed a St. Catharines gas station Thursday afternoon.

Scottish referendum on minds of pub goers

Piper Doug Tulloch lays down the bagpipes on a corner table at the Kilt and Clover.He’s been playing off and on for nearly four hours.The smattering of patrons restart their conversations as they watch the coverage of the Scottish referendum.

Ryan Randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in Edinburgh, Scotland September 18, 2014. Polling in the referendum on Scottish independence began on Thursday morning, as Scotland votes whether or not to end the 307-year-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom. REUTERS/Paul Hackett

Scots tallying results

Scotland voted on Thursday on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or end the 307- year-old union with England and become an independent nation in a finely balanced referendum with far-reaching consequences.