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Const. James Forcillo appears at a bail hearing on Aug. 20, 2013. CITYNEWS/Marianne Boucher.

Officer in Yatim case facing new murder charge: report

| Toronto staff

The new charges are pinned on the fact that two bursts of gun shots can be heard on a video that captured the shooting. (1)

Local News

Increased distracted driving fines could be in place by this year

| Carl Hanstke

If the new law is passed, distracted driving will go from $280 to a maximum $1,000 fine and three demerit points.

Local News

Toronto police to update case into 1985 disappearance of Nicole Morin

| Toronto staff

Police will release a re-enactment video, hoping to get some sort of lead.

Const. James Forcillo appears at a bail hearing on Aug. 20, 2013. CITYNEWS/Marianne Boucher.

Local News

Officer in Yatim case facing new murder charge: report

| Toronto staff

The new charges are pinned on the fact that two bursts of gun shots can be heard on a video that captured the shooting. (1)

Toronto police chief Bill Blair speaks at a news conference on Oct. 31, 2013. CITYNEWS

Local News

Police Services Board to meet to discuss Chief Blair’s future: report

| Toronto staff

If he wants to continue as chief, the board will put that decision to a vote. Video

Lisa Raitt, Canada's Labour Minister, speaks as Gov. Rick Snyder, left, listens during the announcement the United States State Department issued a key permit to build a second bridge linking the United States and Canada from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario during a news conference in Detroit, April 12, 2013. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Paul Sancya

Local News

Canadian, U.S. governments to announce plans for Detroit-Windsor bridge

| The Canadian Press

The $1-billion New International Trade Crossing would open in 2020.

EXCLUSIVE: Dashcam video of TTC bus running red light, nearly hitting pedestrian

Local News

TTC bus driver caught on video running red light pens apology letter

| Michael Talbot

"I feel absolutely awful about this incident," she said in her letter. The union is asking the TTC to reconsider her firing. Video (20)

Local News

Durham police charge 18 people, seize drugs and weapons in ‘Project Bermuda’

| Toronto staff

Suspects face a total of 73 charges after Tuesday morning's sweep.

A whale watching ship (foreground), stranded 20 miles off the coast of Boston, is pictured, June 29, 2014. The Boston Harbor Cruises whale watch vessel was freed Tuesday and docked at Boston's Long Wharf shortly after 8 a.m., some 17 hours after the voyage began. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Craig Bawden

Local News

Newmarket family recovering after being stranded at sea for 17 hours

| Anne-Marie Vettorel, The Canadian Press

Craig Bawden's family was among 157 passengers who were forced to spend 17 hours on the vessel after it got caught on a mooring cable Monday afternoon.

Craig Premack shows where the bullet entered his forearm during a news conference at RCMP headquarters in Surrey, B.C., July 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

National

B.C. cyclist says he made tourniquet from pants to survive after being shot

| Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press

Premack said the bullet entered his right forearm, just below his elbow.

Russian President Vladimir Putin with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, June 7, 2007. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

National

Canada plans new sanctions against Russia over aggression in Ukraine

| The Canadian Press

The bid to step up political pressure on Moscow will be co-ordinated with partners in the United States and Europe.

Transit hot-button topic heading into municipal election

Local News Politics Uncategorized

How Toronto mayoral candidates’ transit plans stack up

| Justin Piercy

Each of the five leading mayoral candidates have made public transit a central election platform.

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs David Zimmer.

National

Ontario pledges to push for review of mercury poisoning compensation board

| Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press

Water around Grassy Narrows has been contaminated with mercury since a local paper mill dumped an estimated 10 tonnes of neurotoxins into the system between 1962 and 1970.

Local News

Police searching for missing Toronto boy

| Toronto staff

Zacharry Domagas was last seen Monday afternoon at the Danforth and Coxwell Public Library.

Mayoral candidate John Tory talks to reporters in Toronto on July 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Tory says SmartTrack plan would boost Liberty Village business

| Michael Talbot

Tory says businesses in Liberty Village are having difficulties recruiting employees due to transit issues. Video (1)

Dan Markel

Local News

Toronto-born lawyer killed in Florida working on kidnap conspiracy case: report

| Toronto staff

Police have said Markel was the target of a premeditated murder. (8)

Eugenie Bouchard. Pavel Golovkin/AP.

National

Genie Army to invade Montreal for Bouchard homecoming at Rogers Cup

| Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press

The 20-year-old made it all the way to the semis in the French Open in June.

Woman in critical condition following Newmarket apartment building fire

Local News

Woman, 73, dies after Newmarket seniors’ apartment fire

| Showwei Chu

The victim was found inside her unit at 765 Stonehaven Ave. in the Bayview and Mulock area. Video

AP Photo/Jim Cole, File

Local News

6-week distracted driving blitz kicks off in Toronto and York region

| Carl Hanstke

Studies show that drivers who are texting are 23 times more likely to get into a collision. (9)

Buffalo Bills' Spencer Johnson (91) celebrates his touchdown after intercepting a pass from Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow on Dec. 24, 2011. AP Photo/Gary Wiepert.

Business Local News

Bids due for Buffalo Bills ownership, could include bid from Toronto group

| Toronto staff

The new owner could be announced as early as late August.

Toronto mayoral candidates

Local News

Fireworks before Toronto mayoral debate trump topics discussed

| Toronto Staff

There were two conflicts at the door before the event even started. Video (20)