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Police investigate a fatal hit-and-run in Toronto on Aug. 30, 2014. CITYNEWS

Man dead after hit-and-run on St. Clair West

| Toronto staff

Three other pedestrians are in hospital after they were also hit by vehicles in Toronto.

A Nigerian port health official wears protective gear at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 6, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Sunday Alamba

Health Life National

Lab team from Ebola zone back in Canada

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

They were deemed healthy and allowed to travel to private residences where they will enter a period of isolation.

Guang Hua Liu's body parts were discovered in Toronto and Mississauga days after she vanished in 2012. HANDOUT/TPS

Local News

Toronto man who dismembered ex gets life sentence, no parole for 18 years

| Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

Chun Qi Jiang stabbed 41-year-old Guang Hua Liu to death two years ago. Video

A police officer is seen investigating an incident in Toronto in an Aug. 23, 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

Cyclist hit by TTC streetcar on Queen West

| Toronto staff

The man, in his 30s, was taken to a hospital in the area.

Police investigate after a man was found with severe injuries near Bloor Street West and Ossington Avenue on Aug. 30, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Man found with life-threatening injuries near Bloor, Ossington

| Toronto staff

The man had no vital signs when he arrived at St. Michael’s Hospital.

Police investigate a fatal hit-and-run in Toronto on Aug. 30, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Man dead after hit-and-run on St. Clair West

| Toronto staff

Three other pedestrians are in hospital after they were also hit by vehicles in Toronto.

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Local News

Mayoral candidates’ debate focuses on racial profiling, public housing & more

| Showwei Chu

The Diversity Advancement Network hosted candidates Rob Ford, Olivia Chow, John Tory and David Soknacki, as well as Dewitt Lee and D!onne Renée. (9)

The Inside Story: Family blames Toronto police after officer commits suicide

Local News

EXCLUSIVE: Police board given chief’s report on officers’ suicides

| Avery Haines and Toronto staff

Const. Clint Cibulis and Sgt. Richard “Bucky” Rogers both hanged themselves in recent months.

File photo of a streetcar on the St. Clair right-of-way. CITYNEWS

Local News

Software glitch causing significant St. Clair Ave. streetcar delays

| Toronto staff

Priority lights on 11 out of 30 stops along St. Clair Avenue that are supposed to give streetcars the right of way aren't working. Video

TTC CEO Andy Byford speaks to reporters in Toronto on March 13, 2012. CITYNEWS

Local News

Byford, Pennachetti pitch waterfront LRT to Ontario bureaucrats: report

| Toronto staff

The line would extend from Waterfront East to Ontario Place and Exhibition Place and cost between $600 million and $1 billion. (1)

Emergency crews on scene at Pearson International Airport after a CNE air show plane skidded off the runway on Friday.

Local News

CNE air show plane has nose gear collapse on Pearson runway

| Toronto staff

Emergency crews were on scene but no injuries were suffered by either of the two pilots. (2)

Goods seized during Project Yellowbird, an investigation into a theft ring, sit on display in Toronto on Aug. 29, 2014. CITYNEWS/Peter Dworschak

Local News

Outstanding suspect in theft ring surrenders to police

| Toronto staff and Carl Hanstke

Project Yellowbird targeted a “sophisticated and brazen” group which allegedly had been breaking into high-end homes and stealing vehicles for more than 10 years. Video

File photo of a raccoon. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/USDA APHIS/R. Anson Eaglin

Local News

Raccoon cull supported by a majority of Torontonians: poll

| Toronto staff

About 53 per cent are in favour of humanely euthanizing raccoons as a means of population control. Video (22)

A Porter Airlines plane flies over Cherry Beach on approach to Toronto's Island airport on July 13, 2008. FLICKR/Steve Urszenyi

Business Local News

Porter exploring sale of passenger terminal at Billy Bishop

| Toronto staff

Porter says if the deal happens, it would allow the airline to focus on it's continued investment in the company's growth.

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Life Local News

PHOTOS: FanExpo characters, celebrities & cosplay

| Toronto staff

CityNews reporter Christine Chubb shares the best cosplay, celebrities and other sights at the 20th anniversary of FanExpo Canada. Video

National

Canadian relief supplies going to Iraq, RCAF flies in donated weaponry

| The Canadian Press

The stockpile includes including tents, blankets, kitchen sets, hygiene kits and jerry cans.

Local News

Toronto news quiz: Tim Hortons, streetcars & secret weddings

| Diana Pereira

Were you paying attention to this week's news? Take our quiz and find out.

National

Man who dismembered ex-girlfriend should serve 20 years without parole: Crown

| The Canadian Press and Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press

BRAMPTON, Ont. – Prosecutors say a man convicted of killing and dismembering his ex-girlfriend should have to spend 20 years in prison before he can apply for parole. Chun Qi Jiang was convicted in June of second-degree murder in the brutal slaying of 41-year-old Guang Hua Liu. The conviction carries an automatic life sentence without Read the Rest of the Entry

File photo of Sonia Varaschin. Courtesy of the Ontario Provincial Police.

Local News

Surveillance video released in Sonia Varaschin murder investigation

| Toronto staff

Varaschin was an Orangeville nurse found dead in Caledon on Sept. 5, 2010. Video

The OPP shows off one of its 10 unmarked vehicles, dedicated to catching distracted drivers, on Aug. 29, 2014. 680NEWS/Carl Hanstke

Local News

OPP deploys unmarked cars to nab distracted drivers

| Toronto staff

So far this year, 35 people have died because of distracted driving on roads the OPP patrols. (5)

Employees make their way to work at Statistics Canada in Ottawa on July 21, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National

Canada’s economy soared in last quarter: StatsCan

| Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press

The country's GDP accelerated to an annualized pace of 3.1 per cent in the second quarter.