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  1. Residents march against violence in Jane and Finch neighbourhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CFRB

    Residents of the city's Jane and Finch neighbourhood and Police Chief Mark Saunders marched shoulder to shoulder on Saturday in a show of solidarity amid a recent rise in gun violence. Saunders was one of several members of the Toronto Police Service on hand for the 'Rallying Da6 against Violence' march, which began at the intersection of Jane Street and Finch Avenue and terminated at Downsview Park.


  2. Historicist: The Origin of "Toronto's Cops are Tops"Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Torontoist

    Depending on your disposition, "our cops are tops" is either a rallying cry that honours the dedication and sacrifices made by the city's law enforcement officials and supports their law-and-order agenda, or a trite expression trotted out whenever police morale is low or conservative-leaning publications require a catchy headline. The expression has been part of Toronto's lexicon for over 40 years, evolving out of a period where several officers died in the line of duty and a desire among the media and public to see our city avoid the deteriorating safety conditions which afflicted early 1970s urban America.


  3. 1 dead, 1 taken to hospital in Highway 401 crash overnight: paramedicsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBC News

    One person is dead and another has been taken to hospital after a crash on Highway 401 early Saturday, Toronto paramedics say. UPDATE: CLOSURE: #Hwy401 EB express lanes from after Hwy 400 at basket weave to Avenue Rd. Reopening time unknown. ^aw


  4. Heat warning upgraded to extended heat warning in Toronto, cooling centres openRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CFRB

    ... day for the duration of the Extended Heat Warning.) East York Civic Centre 850 Coxwell Ave. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) North York Civic Centre 5100 Yonge St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) Driftwood Community Centre 4401 Jane St. (11 a.m. to 7 p.m.) Etobicoke Civic ...


  5. Torontonians want texting-and-walking ban, poll saysRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    New Forum Research polls also shed light on what we think of the TORONTO sign and the street hockey ban. Some politicians call the idea of a ban on texting while walking “silly,” but that hasn't stopped a majority of Toronto residents from being in favour of it.


  6. 'A stroller in the living room': Why Toronto needs to make condos family-friendlyRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CBC News

    Chris Murphy and his son, Apollo, 2, hang out on the rooftop of the family's condo at Bay and Dundas streets. The city's reaching out to families like theirs to find out how to make Toronto high-rises more kid-friendly.


  7. Two men arrested in historical sexual assault involving teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 680News

    It's alleged that in 1998, a now-38-year-old man and a now-37-year-old man got a 15-year-old girl intoxicated. The two men allegedly stopped the girl from leaving the apartment and then both sexually assaulted her.


  8. Toronto man charged in sexual assaults of infant, teen girl and woman: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | GlobalNews

    A 38-year-old Toronto man has been charged in connection with the sexual assaults of a three-month-old infant girl, a 15-year-old girl and a 32-year-old woman who was threatened with death in alleged incidents dating back to 1998. Toronto police said Friday that in 1998 the suspect and another 37-year-old Toronto man, who were 20 and 19 at the time, got the teen girl intoxicated and prevented her from leaving an apartment before they both sexually assaulted her. 1 comment

  9. Students say gun pointed at them in Toronto school parking lot, school on lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 680News

    An armed robbery took place near St. Mary's Catholic Secondary School on Friday and students from the school said they had a gun pointed at them in the parking lot. Street robbery nr Dufferin St and Bloor St W, rpt of poss firearm used.


  10. Street fests will snarl traffic in Toronto this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BlogTO

    It's a big weekend for street festivals in Toronto, and that means it's going to be busy one on city streets. There are four major shutdowns to be avoided as you roll around town from Yonge Street to Queen Street East.


  11. Toronto police investigate three separate overnight shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | 680News

    Toronto police are investigating three separate overnight shootings that sent two people to hospital. However, in two of the shootings, no one was hurt.


  12. The Rev. Ken Howard Features at International Meaning Conference, TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 24-7 Press Release

    ... 9th Biennial International Meaning Conference , to be held in Toronto, July 28-31, 2016 , at the Novotel Toronto North York Hotel, 3 Park Home Avenue, North York, ON. Dedicated to the themes of "Spirituality, Self-Transcendence and Second-Wave ...


  13. Kids' sport program booted from parkette after noise complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 680News

    Noise complaints from neighbours have resulted in a popular sports program for toddlers being booted from an east-end parkette. Henrik Andersen, whose one-year-old son was enrolled in the Sportball program at Lynndale Parkette, near Kingston Road and Victoria Park Avenue, told CityNews that parents were informed their children could no longer use the green space.


  14. 'Morale is low,' says Toronto police chief at vigil for officers killed in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CBC News

    Police officers gathered in front of the memorial for fallen Ontario police officers at Queen's Park Wednesday night. Hundreds of police officers from across the Greater Toronto Area gathered at Queen's Park Wednesday night for a vigil to remember and show respect to their U.S. colleagues gunned down in recent events across the border.


  15. Toronto Restaurant Openings: Barrio, McCoy Burger Co., Goldstruck...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | BlogTO

    Toronto Restaurant Openings highlights the latest restaurant openings and closings in Toronto and also gives a preview of what's coming soon. Find us here every Thursday morning.


  16. It's About Time the TTC Responds to Sexual Assault During CommutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Torontoist

    It was Friday afternoon, and she, a 23-year-old woman, was standing in a rush-hour subway car, riding south on the Yonge-University line. A man approached behind her, black baseball cap covering his face.


  17. The KKK in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2013 | Xtra!

    ... Klan was everywhere," she says. "There were cross burnings documented all over Ontario, the last one being in North York in the mid-'80s. I think the way Canadians deal with it is to blow if off, saying it didn't happen that much up here. We're so ...


  18. SUV smashes into Toronto patio, restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CBC News

    At around 3:20 a.m., a red SUV drove through the patio and into Commisso Bros. Italian Bakery on Kincort Street near Castlefield Avenue and Caledonia Road in Toronto.


  19. Metrolinx threatens legal action over late delivery of light rail vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Toronto Star

    Metrolinx issued a notice of default to Bombardier last week that claims the Quebec-based rail manufacturer is in breach of contract, according to a source. Besides Bombardier's delay in delivering vehicles to Metrolinx, the company is behind on other contracts including the new TTC streetcars.


  20. Toronto man charged in alleged sexual assault that dates back to 1982Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CFRB

    Toronto Police have charged a 68 year old Toronto man, in an alleged sexual assault that dates back as far as 1982. Officers claim the alleged assaults happened between that year and 1989, and started when the alleged victi was only seven years old.