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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.

(Left to right) Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. Cirillo photo: FACEBOOK; Vincent photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Vincent family

National

Slain soldiers Cirillo, Vincent named Canada’s Newsmaker of the Year by CP

| Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

The senseless murders of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Cpl. Nathan Cirillo shook the country in October.

File photo of Toronto police cruisers. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

Man in life-threatening condition after stabbing near Neilson & Ellesmere

| Toronto staff

The stabbing occurred in the Neilson and Ellesmere roads area around 7 a.m. on Sunday.

Luka Rocco Magnotta taken by police from a Canadian military plane in Mirabel, Quebec, June 18, 2012. AP/Montreal Police

National

Jurors in Magnotta trial spending 6th day trying reach a verdict

| The Canadian Press

Magnotta is charged with first-degree murder and four other offences in the slaying and dismemberment of Jun Lin in May 2012.

File photo of Lotto Max tickets. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Richard Plume

Local News National

2 winning tickets for Saturday night’s $5M Lotto 649 jackpot

| The Canadian Press

One of the tickets was sold in Vancouver, and the other was purchased somewhere in Ontario. Video

Fire crews at the scene after an alleged drunk driver crashed into a pole in Scarborough on Dec. 21, 2014. CITYNEWS/Jason MacLellan

Local News

2 arrested in connection with impaired driving crashes in Scarborough

| Patricia D'Cunha

Police are asking the public to call 911 to report a suspected drunk driver. Video

Police Cruiser Lights 3:2

Local News

Male seriously injured after struck by vehicle in Scarborough

| Toronto staff

Paramedics say he was taken to hospital in serious condition.

Investigators work at the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/John Minchillo

International

2 NYPD officers fatally shot in Brooklyn ambush shooting

| Toronto staff

Authorities say the suspect in the shooting ran inside a subway station and fatally shot himself.

Family of teen killed in Pakistan massacre says grief is overwhelming

Local News

Family of boy killed in Pakistan massacre grateful for community outpouring

| Shauna Hunt and Toronto Staff

Gilani said the grief he and his family are feeling is overwhelming.

File photo of a Peel Regional Police cruiser. CITYNEWS.

Local News

1 in hospital after Brampton explosion

| Toronto staff

There has been no word on what caused the explosion.

oronto police cruiser

Local News

Man seriously injured in Scarborough stabbing

| Toronto staff

There has been no word on suspects.

The Toronto Maple Leafs salute the fans after beating the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game on Nov. 22, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. NHLI/Getty Images/Graig Abel

Local News Sports

EXCLUSIVE: 4 in 10 Torontonians are NHL fans, poll says

| Toronto staff

Toronto seems to lag behind the national average when it comes to NHL fandom.

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. (2)

Luka Rocco Magnotta

Crime National

Magnotta jury fails to come a verdict on Day 5

| 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.