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Teen charged in Oshawa, Ont., stabbing that injured 17 year old

OSHAWA, Ont. — Police say a teen is in hospital and another is facing charges after a stabbing at an Oshawa, Ont., park. Investigators say the stabbing took place at Easton Park just before 1 p.m. Monday.

Two dead, several injured in six separate weekend shootings in Toronto: police

Toronto police say the public is in no "significant danger" following a spate of shootings over the weekend that left two people dead and several more injured.
Femicide inquest hears from survivors about importance of bystander intervention

Femicide inquest hears from survivors about importance of bystander intervention

Heather Imming considers herself to be fortunate.
Parents, siblings, friends: Remembering the lives lost in the Toronto van attack

Parents, siblings, friends: Remembering the lives lost in the Toronto van attack

TORONTO — The case against a 28-year-old man responsible for Toronto's deadly van attack wrapped up last week when he was sentenced to life in prison.

Woman, 83, struck and killed by reversing car in Vaughan, Ont., parking lot

VAUGHAN, Ont. — Police are looking to speak to witnesses after an 83-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car in a Vaughan, Ont., parking lot over the weekend. York regional police say they were called to a parking lot just before 11 a.m.

Man, 82, charged in sexual assault on 12-year-old girl

AURORA — Police north of Toronto have charged an 82-year-old man in a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl. York regional police say the girl was at a restaurant in Aurora, Ont., last Thursday and went to use a public washroom.
Woman, group allege Ontario law on jail strip searches unconstitutional

Woman, group allege Ontario law on jail strip searches unconstitutional

TORONTO — An Ottawa-area woman and a civil rights group are asking an Ontario court to strike down a law they say allows officials in provincial jails and detention centres to strip search those in custody “even in the absence of any specified reason
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's new cabinet to be sworn in Friday

Ontario Premier Doug Ford's new cabinet to be sworn in Friday

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford's cabinet will be sworn in on Friday, as he gets set to name an executive council out of his new and larger Progressive Conservative caucus. The ceremony is set to take place at 10 a.m.

Pedestrian dead after being hit by Toronto Transit Commission bus

Toronto police say a pedestrian has died after being struck by a transit bus in the city's east end. Police say they were called out to the area just before 1 a.m. Monday. Const.
Two men dead after shooting at Father's Day event in Brampton, Ont., police say

Two men dead after shooting at Father's Day event in Brampton, Ont., police say

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say two men were killed in a shooting at a Father's Day event in Brampton, Ont. early Sunday morning. Peel Regional Police say emergency crews got a call just after 2 a.m.