Patrick Maloney, The London Free Press

Patrick Maloney

Patrick Maloney has been an award-winning journalist with The London Free Press since 2003. He’s been focused on city hall since 2010, but has also covered everything from sports and courts to federal elections and crime. He’s been part of two newsroom teams nominated for National Newspaper Awards, winning one. Before arriving at The Free Press, he worked for The Peterborough Examiner and The Toronto Sun. Email pmaloney@postmedia.com or twitter @PatatLFPress

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London makes move to get tough on payday loans

A city councillor is sounding off on payday loan businesses as politicians endorse slightly tougher local rules on the controversial ­financial agencies.

Matt Brown and Maureen Cassidy. (File photo)

London, Ont. mayor's wife 'extremely angry' over affair

London, Ont. Mayor Matt Brown spoke with Postmedia reporter Patrick Maloney late Tuesday, addressing the scandal engulfing city council amid the mayor's inappropriate relationship with Coun. Maureen Cassidy, who’s quit as deputy mayor. Here’s a transcript of the interview:

Gaetano Lombardo Jr. is seen in this undated file photo.

Remember Me? Guy Lombardo

Talk about an old acquaintance who’s been forgot and never brought to mind.

Cami plant in Ingersoll (File photo)

Cami workers vote for deal

The 2,500 workers at Ingersoll’s Cami assembly plant voted overwhelmingly Sunday to accept a new four-year deal that their union says bodes well for the plant’s future.

Jacques Beaulieu

Sarnia Sting coach faces assault charges

Sarnia Sting head coach Jacques Beaulieu is charged with two counts of assault in a weekend dust-up at a Strathroy-area home, The Free Press has learned.