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Police seek hit-and-run driver who struck and killed Scarborough teen

TTC bus struck girl, 14, killed in Scarborough hit-and-run

| Justin Piercy

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. on Friday at Finch Avenue East and Neilson Road.

Cuba's President Raul Castro points to the press during the closing of the legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Ramon Espinosa

International

Castro to U.S.: respect our system of government

| Reuters

The 83-year-old president thanked U.S. President Barack Obama for his decision to seek relations Video

Filmgoers, experts react to Sony Pictures decision to pull 'The Interview'

Entertainment International

North Korea says it didn’t hack Sony, wants joint probe with U.S.

| Reuters

Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton told CNN the company is exploring other distribution options, but even a digital release would be a challenge. Video

Police seek hit-and-run driver who struck and killed Scarborough teen

Crime Local News

TTC bus struck girl, 14, killed in Scarborough hit-and-run

| Justin Piercy

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. on Friday at Finch Avenue East and Neilson Road. Video

Toronto Mayor John Tory at city hall, Dec. 2, 2014. MOMIN QURESHI/680NEWS

Local News Politics

Mayor John Tory enjoying 74% approval during first days in office: poll

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

Tory has an overall approval rating of 74 per cent. (1)

Luka Rocco Magnotta

Crime National

Magnotta jury continues its deliberations for a fifth day

| Canadian Press

The eight women and four men started their work on Tuesday and have emerged just once since then.

An ambulance is seen in Toronto in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

2 people suffer serious injuries in Scarborough crash

| Toronto staff

The incident happened around 9 a.m. on Kennedy Road, south of Lawrence Avenue East.

Three people were stabbed near the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Colborne Street on Dec. 20, 2014. Image source: Google Maps

Crime Local News

1 man stabbed during fight at downtown hotel

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

It happened at the Cosmopolitan Hotel.

An ambulance is shown in Toronto in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

2 sent to hospital after single-vehicle collision on WB Gardiner Expressway

| Sarah-Joyce Battersby

The highway reopened around 8 a.m.

Health workers wearing protective gear wait to carry the body of a person suspected to have died from Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 13, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Abbas Dulleh

Health International Life

Canadian Forces medics heading to Sierra Leone for Ebola fight

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

Canada has been operating a mobile laboratory in Sierra Leone since June.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosts the Canada-European Union Summit in Toronto on Sept. 26, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO

Local News National

Wynne hopes Harper doesn’t have a ‘vendetta’ against Ontario

| Allison Jones, The Canadian Press

Wynne's last meeting with Harper was more than a year ago. (6)

The scene of a fatal hit-and-run in Scarborough on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. David Misener/CITYNEWS.

Local News

Girl, 14, killed in Scarborough hit-and-run

| Toronto Staff

It happened at Finch Avenue East and Neilson Road.

A vigil by university students was held at Queen's Park to pay tribute to those killed in a Taliban attack at a public school in northwest Pakistan. CITYNEWS/Adrian Ghobrial

Local News

2 vigils held in GTA for slain Pakistani children

| Showwei Chu

More than 145 victims, mostly children, were killed in Tuesday’s attack at a military-run school in northwest Pakistan. Video

oronto police cruiser

Crime Local News

Toronto man charged with 6 counts of sexual assault

| Toronto staff

Jonathan Prince, 20, was arrested on Thursday and charged with six counts of sexual assault.

OPP remind everyone to be responsible on roads during long weekend

Local News

Pedestrian struck on Hwy. 401 near Port Hope has died

| Toronto staff

The eastbound lanes of Hwy. 401 are expected to be closed for several hours while police investigate.

Signage marks the Statistics Canada offices in Ottawa on July 21, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Life Money National

Lower gas prices help slow inflation rate to 2.0%: StatsCan

| Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

The federal agency found prices climbed in every major category of its consumer price index compared to a year earlier except for transportation.

Amber Alert

National

Amber alert cancelled after 3 missing boys found safe

| The Canadian Press

Police say a man is now in custody.

Toronto police cruiser

Crime Local News

Police searching for 4 suspects in Etobicoke sexual assault

| Toronto staff

Police say the 27-year-old victim was sexually assaulted, held against her will and had her life threatened.

A man was shot by police outside the Walmart at Agincourt Mall. CITYNEWS/Shauna Hunt

Local News

SIU investigating after Toronto police shooting in Scarborough

| Toronto Staff

CityNews has learned that the man, a father of four, is an employee at Walmart's grocery division.

Quiz

International Local News National

Toronto News Quiz: Sexist flyers, terrorism threats & foster cats

| Justin Piercy

The questions are based on news from Dec. 13-19, 2014. (2)

Artist Mike McLaughlin puts the finishing touch on a drawing of alleged killer Luka Rocco Magnotta seen in court Wednesday, January 9, 2013 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

National

Jurors at Luka Magnotta trial fail to reach verdict after 4 days

| The Canadian Press

Jurors at Magnotta's murder trial will be working on the weekend after failing to reach a verdict. (2)