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Ambulances are parked at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on June 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Woman dies after being struck by van in Toronto’s east end

| Showwei Chu

Her husband remains in hospital.

The CBSA logo is shown on a patrol car in an undated file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mario Beauregard

Local News

Commercial vehicle safety blitz in Toronto targeted minorities: lawyer

| Ethan Lou, The Canadian Press

The four-hour operation last Thursday led to the arrest of 21 people for immigration offences.

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Man stabbed in Beer Store parking lot

| Toronto staff

The victim was stabbed in the back around 9:30 p.m. on Albion Road, near Finch Avenue West.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper comments on the situation in Ukraine, in Toronto on March 3, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO/Jason Ransom

International National

American journalist’s death in Iraq part of ‘disgusting’ terror campaign: Harper

| The Canadian Press

Islamic State militants beheaded James Foley and posted a grisly video online entitled "Message to America." Video (1)

Construction machinery concerns Toronto homeowners

Local News

Residents concerned about condo development vibrations

| Amanda Ferguson and Toronto staff

Work on a townhouse complex at Harbord and Crawford streets was put on hold for one week after homeowners complained to the city.

Ambulances are parked at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre on June 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Woman dies after being struck by van in Toronto’s east end

| Showwei Chu

Her husband remains in hospital.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Out For North GTA

Local News

Tornado warning ends for Barrie & parts of southern Ontario

| Showwei Chu

The weather agency said the waterspout had weakened as it crossed Nottawasaga Bay.

This scanning electron micrograph (SEM) depicts a number of Ebola virions. GETTY IMAGES/Media For Medical.

National World

Signs of hope for success of B.C. company’s Ebola drug

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

An experimental drug for the Marburg virus appears to be able to beat back the often fatal infection even when given several days after exposure, a new study suggests. Video

James Foley

International

PROFILE: Beheaded journalist James Foley ‘a hero,’ mom says

| Showwei Chu

Foley was beheaded on Tuesday by the jihadist group, Islamic State. (4)

Jennifer Pan (centre) attends the funeral of her mother, Bieh Ha Pan, in November 2010. Courtesy of Sing Tao Daily

National

Woman accused of plotting parents’ murder says she was planning her own death

| Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

Jennifer Pan, 27, and three others were charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder following the attack at the family home in Markham in 2010. Video

OPP

Local News

Missing Ontario journalist found dead

| The Canadian Press

Steve Pettibone, 39, was last seen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday in Belleville.

Olivia Chow transit plan

Local News

Chow’s transit announcement derailed by supporter’s tweet

| Mark Douglas, Cynthia Mulligan, and Toronto staff

Warren Kinsella criticized mayoral candidate John Tory's transit plan, Smart Track, as "segregationist." Video (12)

Extra Local News

VIDEO: A look back at the 2009 Vaughan tornado

| Toronto Staff

A tornado ripped through Vaughan on August 20, 2009. Here’s a look back at CityNews’ award winning coverage of the storm.

One of two giant pandas eats bamboo in the new Toronto Zoo panda exhibit on May 16, 2013. CITYNEWS

Local News

Toronto Zoo investigates how visitors got too close to giant panda

| Toronto staff

Reports say the door was closed but the padlock was not on it. Video

A sinkhole opened up in the driveway of a townhome on Palmdale Drive, near Sheppard Avenue East and Warden Avenue, on Aug. 20, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

Watermain break causes huge driveway sinkhole in Scarborough

| Shauna Hunt and Toronto staff

It's the second watermain break at the 40-year-old complex in the past week.

Local News

Road closures in Toronto: Aug. 21-24

| Toronto staff

A list of road closures and transit disruptions in Toronto due to construction and events. Video (5)

Executive committee rejects 13% pay hike for councillors, mayor

Local News

Executive committee discussing Scarborough subway, Pearson night flights

| Christine Chubb

This is Mayor Rob Ford's second executive committee meeting since returning from rehab. (4)

almond butter recall

Health National

Some peanut & almond butters recalled due to salmonella risk

| Toronto staff

The recall affects MaraNatha and Trader Joe's brands.

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Toronto police locate missing mother & daughter

| Toronto staff

Police said they were located at noon on Tuesday. (1)

Midland pedestrian struck

Local News

Woman hit by vehicle in Scarborough; critically injured

| Toronto staff

So far, no charges have been laid.

Miltonlawnmower fatal

Local News

Woman, 57, dies after being trapped under lawnmower in Milton

| Toronto staff

Foul play is not suspected.