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Driver arrested after going wrong way on Allen Road, causing crash

| Toronto staff

Police said they believe the driver was impaired.

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Driver arrested after going wrong way on Allen Road, causing crash

| Toronto staff

Police said they believe the driver was impaired.

Passengers sit on a TTC subway train in Toronto on Dec. 18, 2012. FLICKR/Freaktography

Local News

EXCLUSIVE: Majority of Torontonians support extra Scarborough subway stop

| Toronto staff

Fifty-one per cent of people surveyed said they supported the idea of paying $100 million on top of the budgeted $3 billion for the current three stops. Video

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird, talks during a press conference in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Baird expressed hope Thursday that the fate of a Canadian-Egyptian journalist jailed on terror charges with two colleagues from Al-Jazeera Television would be resolved "sooner rather than later." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

National

Baird in U.S. applauds ‘truly historic’ rapprochement with Cuba

| The Canadian Press

He says Canada strongly supports the new policy, and says it's about time.

Judy Szeman, 41, was last seen on Tuesday in Mississauga. (HANDOUT)

Local News

Toronto police appeal for help in finding missing woman

| Toronto staff

Judy Szeman, 41, was last seen on Tuesday at 11 a.m., near Mavis Road and Dundas Street West in Mississauga.

A CN freight train sits on the tracks after two of its cars derailed in Richmond Hill on Jan. 31, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

CN freight train derails in Richmond Hill

| Toronto staff

York Regional Police said no one was injured and no materials spilled from the cars.

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Crime Local News

Dog found safe after truck stolen from Brampton parking lot

| Toronto staff

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. on Friday in a No Frills parking lot at Queen Street and Highway 410.

Christopher Fattore, 36, is escorted at a provincial court in Halifax on Jan. 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Local News

Ontario couple accused of killing man, mother face new murder charge

| Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press

Melissa Merritt and Christopher Fattore had already been facing first-degree murder charges in the deaths of Merritt's ex-husband and his mother. Video

Paramedics load a man into an ambulance after a stabbing in Etobicoke on Jan. 31, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Woman flees after Etobicoke stabbing

| Toronto staff

It happened before 2:30 a.m. near Dixon Road and Kipling Avenue.

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Local News

Missing man, last seen near Ossington Station, found safe

| Toronto Staff

Safdhar Rahim, 63, went missing on Friday around 1:15 a.m.

Roberto Dixon, 27, was found without vital signs on Saturday morning in the area of Bathurst and Dundas streets. (HANDOUT/Toronto police)

Local News

1 killed in double shooting near Bathurst and Dundas

| Toronto staff

Another victim, a man in his 30s, was seriously injured, but will recover.

National

No winning tickets for Friday’s $30M Lotto Max jackpot

| The Canadian Press

That means the grand prize for next Friday's draw will rise to approximately $50 million.

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Local News

Female pedestrian struck by vehicle in Markham, life-threatening injuries

| Toronto Staff

Police are advising the public to avoid the area.

GO Transit station on the Georgetown line with a GO bus and GO train. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Stephen C. Host

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Free WiFi coming to 22 more GO stations next week

| Toronto Staff

After Monday, 80 per cent of all GO customers will have access to free internet.

Police in York region are looking for Sandor Szabo, 48, of Toronto. (HANDOUT/York region police)

Crime Local News

Toronto man sought in connection with Richmond Hill sex assault case

| Toronto staff

Investigators say the incident took place on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2014.

A crowd gathers in Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto on Jan. 11, 2015 in honour of the victims killed in terror attacks in Paris. CITYNEWS/Anna Vlachos

National

A look at what other countries have done to combat the threat of terrorism

| Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press

In recent years, other countries have also introduced legislative reforms to thwart the growing threat of terrorism or in direct response to attacks on their soil.

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Toronto News Quiz: Extreme cold weather, Blue Jays and Ghostbusters

| Justin Piercy

The questions are based on news from Jan. 24-30, 2015.

A police officer secures the scene of a shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

CSIS to get more anti-terror powers under new federal bill

| Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press

The bill also proposes giving the RCMP power to seek a judge's order to remove terrorist propaganda from the Internet. Video (13)

Pesto cream fettuccini at Grasslands restaurant in Toronto. SOURCE: City of Toronto

Local News

Work up your appetite with Winterlicious 2015 in Toronto

| Toronto staff

The 13th annual mid-winter culinary event runs until Feb. 12.

Tariq Mohammed, 31, of Mississauga, was shot and killed in Garden Restaurant in Toronto on Nov. 16, 2014. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Crime Local News

5 more suspects sought in robbery, fatal shooting at downtown restaurant

| Toronto staff

Security camera footage shows the Garden Restaurant the night Tariq Mohammed was fatally shot.

Photo by Jochen Sand / Mood Board / Rex Features

Local News

More than 3,000 Ontario health care workers on strike

| Toronto staff

The striking workers operate in schools, co-ordinate home care, and more.