Toronto police warn public of man wanted in connection with murder

Toronto police warn public of man wanted in connection with murder

Toronto police are warning the public about a man wanted in connection with a murder investigation. Police said on Aug. 9 officers responded to a call for a shooting in the area of Lawrence Avenue West and Weston Road. Officers had arrived on scene and “located two men outside a social club who had been … Read more

Here’s what fans are saying about Drake rescheduling

Here’s what fans are saying about Drake rescheduling

Here’s what fans are saying about Drake rescheduling | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:” “,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”His postponement was the latest in a series of cancellations standing between Toronto residents and a summer of live music.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“text”:”Canadian pop star Justin Bieber cancelled a series of shows in Toronto due to illness in June. Toronto-born artist The Weeknd postponed a stop … Read more

Toronto police look for teen in connection with sex assaults

Toronto police look for teen in connection with sex assaults

Toronto Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a “young person” wanted in connection with a sexual assault investigation. On July 9 and 27, police issued public safety alerts for reported sexual assaults that had taken place on walking trails in the city. On two occasions, police said they responded to a call for … Read more

Man dead after falling into Lake Ontario

Man dead after falling into Lake Ontario

A man is dead after he fell into Lake Ontario near Ontario Place and Lake Shore Boulevard and was pulled from the water by emergency responders. According to tweets from Toronto police Sunday, officers responded to reports of a man who fell off a tour boat around 2:40 p.m. The police marine unit and fire … Read more

Man arrested after sister dies following Scarborough assault

Man arrested after sister dies following Scarborough assault

A woman died in an early morning assault at a Scarborough home, and her brother was arrested in connection with the incident, police report. Police were called to an assault at 32 Westbourne Ave. in Scarborough just before 5:30 a.m. A man had had an altercation with a woman. Police said a suspect was arrested … Read more

Pope Francis has landed in Canada. Here’s his itinerary

Pope Francis has landed in Canada. Here’s his itinerary

Pope Francis has landed in Canada. Here’s his itinerary | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:” “,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Notably, he didn’t speak publicly— or perform Mass, despite arriving on a Sunday — as spokespeople say his first words spoken in Canada will be at his visit to a former residential school in Maskwacis, just south of Edmonton.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“type”:”textBreakPoint”,”insertAt”:”contentMiddleBreakPoint”},{“type”:”ad”,”heading”:”ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW”,”name”:”ArticleSecondBigBox”,”display”:”medium-down”,”pos”:”2″,”interstitial”:true,”sizes”:[[300,250]]},{“text”:”The trip … Read more

Second suspect arrested in deadly east-end Toronto shooting

Second suspect arrested in deadly east-end Toronto shooting

A second suspect wanted in connection to a homicide in the city’s east end was arrested Friday, Toronto police say. Chelsey Mais, 29, of Toronto, was charged with accessory after the fact to murder, police said in a news release Saturday. The first arrest was made on July 16. Nicholas Hirsch, 26, of Toronto was … Read more

Environment Canada issues tornado warnings for parts of Ontario, while Toronto under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada issues tornado warnings for parts of Ontario, while Toronto under severe thunderstorm watch

Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the city of Toronto on Wednesday, along with other parts of Southern Ontario. Several regions have also been places under tornado watches and warnings. Tornado warnings were issued at 8:16 p.m. for St. Thomas-Aylmer-Eastern Elgin County and at 8:36 p.m. for Brantford-County of Brant. Tornado watches have … Read more

Driver has vehicle carjacked at gunpoint in Vaughan, two suspects sought

Driver has vehicle carjacked at gunpoint in Vaughan, two suspects sought

York Regional Police are seeking two suspects in a carjacking at gunpoint in the City of Vaughan. Officers were called 9:55 p.m. on Wednesday to the area of Major Mackenzie Drive East and Thomas Cook Drive, according to a news release issued Thursday. Police said the victim was driving a 2017 white Mercedes when he … Read more

Denzil Minnan-Wong not seeking re-election

Denzil Minnan-Wong not seeking re-election

Denzil Minnan-Wong, one of Toronto’s longest-serving councillors, announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election in October’s municipal election. “It’s time to move on to the next stage of my life,” Minnan-Wong, 58, told the Star after issuing a statement to constituents. The councillor for Ward 16, Don Valley East, was first elected in 1994, … Read more