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James Foley

Islamic State claims it beheaded American journalist James Foley

| Jaime Pulfer and Toronto staff

U.S. President Barack Obama expected to make a statement on Wednesday.

File photo of a Toronto police cruiser. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Lars Hagberg

Local News

Woman hit by vehicle in Scarborough; critically injured

| Toronto Staff

So far, no charges have been laid.

File photo of a Halton Region police cruiser. CITYNEWS.

Local News

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

| Toronto staff

Foul play is not suspected.

oronto police cruiser

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Man expected to recover after stabbing at Yonge & Sheppard

| Toronto staff

No charges have been laid.

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Local News

Man seriously injured in Albion & Kipling stabbing

| Toronto staff

He is in stable but serious condition.

Trudeau removes senators from Liberal caucus

National

Trudeau blasts Harper for bungling pipelines needed by Alberta, PM’s home turf

| The Canadian Press

Trudeau insisted Tuesday that Albertans are more interested in current issues, like pipelines, than they are in the past. (1)

A veteran clutches the Canadian flag during a Remembrance Day ceremony in the GTA. Michael Talbot/CITYNEWS.

National

Half of Canada’s badly wounded soldiers not getting disability cheque: watchdog

| Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press

The report estimates Canada has a total of 1,911 severely wounded soldiers, 924 of whom receive no allowance at all. (5)

Father continues to testify at Jennifer Pan’s trial

Local News

Woman accused of murdering mom testifies she wanted herself killed

| Toronto staff

Jennifer Pan and four others — including her ex-boyfriend Daniel Wong — are on trial for first-degree murder and attempted murder.

Kathleen Wynne on plan to help farmers & agriculture sector

Local News

Ontario won’t allow turban-wearing Sikhs to ride motorbike without a helmet

| Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press

She says the safety of Ontarians is her top priority and she can't justify setting that concern aside. (6)

Passengers board a TTC streetcar at Yonge and Dundas streets in Toronto on May 23, 2013. FLICKR/Kat N.L.M.

Local News

TTC board approves new transit plan

| Toronto staff

The plan recommends all-door boarding on streetcars and time-based transfers. Video (14)

Kathy Sutton examines a sculpture by her late father E.B. Cox that now resides on Muzik nightclub's patio. FACEBOOK/Free the Greek Gods

Local News

Muzik nightclub patio no place for sculpture garden, say public art lovers

| Toronto staff

The artist's daughter has been campaigning to have the sculptures moved from the area. (4)

National

More lenient marijuana laws still on the table, justice minister says

| The Canadian Press and Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press

VANCOUVER – Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay has told media in Vancouver that the government is still assessing whether to allow police to ticket people caught with small amounts of marijuana instead of pursuing charges. Speaking ahead of a meeting with law-enforcement experts, MacKay says that if the government were to introduce looser pot laws, Read the Rest of the Entry

One person is dead and another in critical condition after a shooting in the Jane and Eglinton area, Aug. 18, 2014. CITYNEWS/Natalie Duddridge

Local News

Victim in double-shooting near Jane and Eglinton identified

| Showwei Chu

Olatoyebi Waheed of Toronto died during a double shooting on Monday evening.

A Halton police cruiser is seen in Oakville in an undated file photo. FLICKR/William Mewes

Local News

Man charged with fleeing Halton police on modified e-bike

| Toronto Staff

Police say the e-bike was modified, changing its classification to a motor vehicle. (1)

File photo of a raccoon. AP Photo/USDA APHIS, R. Anson Eaglin.

Local News

Mayor Ford has another ‘run-in’ with city’s masked bandits

| Showwei Chu

Toronto’s mayor said Monday he’s had some “standoffs” with raccoons outside his home (10)

National

Toronto, Calgary & Vancouver named among the best places to live: The Economist

| Linda Nguyen, The Canadian Press

The Economist ranks the cities on 30 factors across various categories.

Khurram Syed Sher was fuond not guilty of a terrorism charge on Tuesday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

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London, Ont., doctor acquitted of terrorism charge

| The Canadian Press

Khurram Syed Sher from London, Ont., was charged along with two other men in August 2010.

TSB make 2 new recommendations following Lac-Megantic tragedy

National

TSB’s Lac-Megantic report says rail company had weak safety culture

| The Canadian Press and Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press

The disaster claimed 47 lives, destroyed a swath of the community's downtown and spewed millions of litres of crude oil into the environment. Video

Richly Floresca Butts and Keira Caruso

Local News

Toronto police search for missing mother & daughter

| Toronto staff

Richly Floresca Butts, 33, and Keira Caruso, 3, were last seen on Aug. 14.

File photo of a Peel Regional Police cruiser. CITYNEWS.

Local News

Suspect sought after alleged sex assaulted at Mississauga park

| Toronto staff

The woman was able to escape and call police.

National

Ontario won’t allow turban-wearing Sikhs to ride motorbike without a helmet

| Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press

Premier Kathleen Wynne wrote to the organization last week, saying she had struggled with striking the right balance between public safety and religious accommodation.