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Toronto police are searching for suspects after two overnight shootings. No one was injured in either shooting. The first shooting happened near Lawrence Avenue and Scarlett Road around 11:35 p.m. on Wednesday. A vehicle that was used in the shooting was found on Tedder Street, near Jane Street and Trethewey Drive, Toronto police said. There was a second shooting near Jane Street [...]

21 April 2017

Veteran Niagara Police Officer Charged with Mischief

A 21-year member of the Niagara Regional Police force is facing a charge of mischief. Police say they were contacted by a member of the public on Friday, April 14 about an incident in St. Catharines. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of Sgt. David Bridel, who is out on bail and will appear in court next month. While no details were provided by police, they did say [...]

17 April 2017

Toronto's 5 Golf Courses tee Off for the Season on Thursday

With spring in the air and summer on the horizon, golfers are gearing up for the greens. If you are itching to pull out those clubs, the City of Toronto has good news for you: the city’s five golf courses open for the season on Thursday. The following course will be available for golfers to tee off: Dentonia Park, 781 Victoria Park Ave.Don Valley, 4200 Yonge St.Humber Valley, [...]

14 April 2017

Gas Prices Soar by 6 Cents at GTA Pumps

No, it’s not your imagination. Prices at the gas pumps in the GTA are up on Wednesday, way up. As predicted by En-Pro, gas prices jumped by six cents at midnight, to an average price of 121.9 cents a litre. Gas prices have not been this high in more than two years. The price of crude oil has been on the rise in recent weeks with the cost of a barrel nearing US$54, amid tensions [...]

13 April 2017

Canadian Accused in Yahoo Hack Denied Bail

A Canadian accused in a massive hack of Yahoo emails was denied bail on Tuesday after the judge rejected his parents as supervisors. After all, Ontario Superior Court Justice Alan Whitten said in his decision, they had come to live lavish lifestyles while apparently ignoring how their son, Karim Baratov, was making so much money. Whitten was having none of the assertions from Baratov’s f [...]

12 April 2017

Arrest Made after Man Sexually Assaulted at Bloor-Yonge Station

Police have arrested a man who allegedly sexually assaulted another man inside the men’s washroom at Yonge-Bloor station. The 32-year-old victim alleges he was assaulted while in the men’s washroom on Saturday. After confronting the suspect, the victim reported the incident to the TTC who alerted police. Sharaf Gutale, 44, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with one count of s [...]

04 April 2017

Report Calls for Early Intervention for Children with Autism

They want science to guide policy. Two months before the province is set to unveil the Ontario Autism Program, the Ontario Association for Behaviour Analysis (ONTABA) is releasing a 135-page report detailing the latest proven methods that best help children with autism. The group hopes Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government will heed its advice. The report concludes early intervention with Appli [...]

01 April 2017

4 Men Arrested Following Home Invasion in Vaughan

Four men face a number of charges related to a home invasion in Vaughan. York regional police were called to an address on Lavender Place in the Highway 7 and Weston Road area around 8 p.m. on Tuesday. They discovered two victims who suffered minor physical injuries. Police believe that the homeowners were targeted. Using helicopter surveillance, police managed to track four men [...]

30 March 2017

Driver Caught Going 147 km/h Charged with Stunt Driving

A 25 year old Toronto man has been charged with stunt driving after being caught going 97 km/h over the posted speed limit on a city street. Police say he was clocked driving 147 km/h in a 50 km/h zone in a BMW in the Bloor West and Brule Terrace area around 9 p.m. on March 22, 2017. In addition to being charged with stunt driving and speeding, the man has had his lice [...]

27 March 2017

Four 14-year-olds Among Seven Arrested in Brampton Robbery

A total of seven people have been arrested following a robbery involving a replica handgun. Peel Regional Police say two victims were approached by a group of males at the Bramalea City Centre just before 5 p.m. on Friday afternoon. One of the suspects flashed the butt of a gun while demanding cash. The suspects then fled and no one was injured. Using surveillance footage, poli [...]

20 March 2017

Cannabis Cultur Pot Shops Raided Across Canada, Marc and Jodie Emery Arrested

Police raided Cannabis Culture pot shops in Toronto and across the country, the day after Marc Emery and Jodie Emery were arrested at Toronto Pearson International Airport. Marc Emery, known as Canada’s Prince of Pot, owns the Cannabis Culture shops with his wife, Jodie. They are both facing possession and trafficking charges, and Marc Emery faces additional charges of v [...]

10 March 2017

Man Dies After Falling from Balcony During Police Visit, SIU Called in

Ontario’s police watchdog has been called in to investigate the death of a man who fell from an apartment balcony in Toronto on Wednesday evening. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) says just before 7 p.m., police officers were called to 121 Humber Blvd., near Weston Road. A short time after officers entered a 12th-floor apartment, the SIU says a 20-year-old man fell fr [...]

10 March 2017

Toronto Police Officers Help Woman Deliver Baby in Back seat of Taxi

One of the Toronto police officers who delivered a baby in the back of a taxi cab early Saturday said it was quite a feeling. “It’s not every day you can say you helped deliver a baby,” Const. Colin McLaughlin said in a phone interview Saturday night. “When I walked into work last night I wasn’t expecting something like that to happen.” McLaughlin, a 26 year veteran on t [...]

06 March 2017

Police Release Two Sketches of Sex Assault Suspect

Toronto police and Ontario provincial police have together released two sketches of a sex assault suspect. The alleged assaults took place in both Collingwood and Toronto. Police say that as recently as New Year’s Eve, the suspect was seen in Collingwood with a light-coloured, four-door sedan, with black, steel, winter-style rims. The suspect is in his mid-20s to mid-30s, appr [...]

03 March 2017

Ontario Hydro bill Reductions to Ultimately Cost Ratepayers More

Soaring electricity bills in Ontario will see an average 17-per-cent cut this summer, a year before the provincial Liberals bid for re-election, but those savings will ultimately cost ratepayers billions in extra interest payments. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne acknowledged Thursday that the bill for the across-the-board-relief will eventually come due for ratepayers. “Over ti [...]

03 March 2017

Subway Closure to Affect Large Portion of Yonge-University-Spadina line

Getting around the city will be a little tricky this weekend if you’re a TTC rider. Subway service is suspended between Downsview and St. George stations on the Yonge-University-Spadina line. The closure is due to installation and testing of the new TTC’s Automatic Train Control (ATC) signal system. Shuttle buses will be running during the closure, but because of on-street constructi [...]

27 February 2017

Man Suffers Serious Injuries in Brampton Explosion

A man has been seriously injured following an industrial accident in Brampton. Brampton Fire crews were called to Amcor Rigid Plastics on Biscayne Crescent near Steeles Avenue and Highway 410 just before 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Reports from the scene indicate a compressor had exploded. Peel regional police say the Ministry of Labour has been called in to investigate.Read More.. [...]

23 February 2017

Police Looking for Person of Interest in Ryerson Sex Assault

Toronto police are searching for a man they’re calling a person of interest after a woman was sexually assaulted at Ryerson University’s library on Feb. 7. Police say the woman was sexually assaulted between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the library at 350 Victoria St. The person they’re looking for is Asian, slim, with short dark hair, and is clean-s [...]

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