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File photo of a school bus. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Exclusive: Bus driver taken off route after boy, 4, dropped off at wrong stop

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto Staff

A series of errors left a young boy wandering lost and alone down a busy stretch of road on the child's second day of school. (2)

Council votes to move forward with zoning bylaw for Durham Live

Local News

Council votes to move forward with zoning bylaw for Durham Live

| Natalie Duddridge and Toronto Staff

The proposed project, called Durham Live, would be largest entertainment complex of its kind in the region. (1)

Coun. Mammoliti calls Parkdale a 'pedophile district'

Local News

Police investigate Coun. Mammoliti over fundraiser

| Kris McCusker and Toronto Staff

The Toronto police's financial crimes unit is launching a criminal investigation into Coun. Giorgio Mammoliti surrounding an event held in his honour last year. (1)

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

National

Jury selection set to begin Tuesday in Magnotta murder trial

| The Canadian Press

The court will vet 24 prospective jurors each day until they have selected a total of 16.

Justin Trudeau

National

Trudeau proposes EI premium holiday for businesses that hire new workers

| The Canadian Press

The Liberal leader says his proposal would help create jobs.

Orillia couple wins $50M Lotto Max jackpot

Local News

Woman’s decision to eat fiance’s ice-cream treat pays off – $50M, to be exact

| The Canadian Press

When it was confirmed that the couple had indeed won the lottery, Bergeron said their first reaction was disbelief.

The headquarters of the Toronto Police Service are shown in a 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

Local News

INTERACTIVE: Map of 2014 homicides in Toronto

| Showwei Chu

Toronto police say there have been 35 homicides this year.

John Tory on how SmartTrack plan would benefit Liberty Village business

Local News

Tory pulls out of 3 debates this week

| Kris McCusker and Mark Douglas

Organizers of one debate are furious. (4)

File photo of a school bus. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown.

Local News

Exclusive: Bus driver taken off route after boy, 4, dropped off at wrong stop

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto Staff

A series of errors left a young boy wandering lost and alone down a busy stretch of road on the child's second day of school. (2)

An Ontario Provincial Police van enters the perimeter surrounding the Hullet Conservation Area, northeast of Clinton Ont., on Sept. 14, 2014 after a man was found dead in the area on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Geoff Robins

Local News

Clinton, Ont., fatal shooting victim VP at Toronto-based construction company

| Toronto staff and The Canadian Press

The shooting occurred near a wildlife conservation area, located 200 km west of Toronto. (2)

A Canada wide warrant has been issued for Mehmet Akkurt in connection with a double stabbing at Danforth and Dawes, Sept. 15, 2014. TORONTO POLICE SERVICES/Handout

Local News

Canada-wide warrant issued for suspect in east end double stabbing

| Christine Chubb

Police have identified one of the victims as 22-year-old Dwayne Goodwin.

Windsor Regional Hospital

Health Life Local News

Increase in children with respiratory illnesses hits Windsor hospital

| Toronto staff

More tests are needed to determine if it's same virus that has infected dozens of children in the U.S.

Doug Ford announces his run for mayor in Toronto on Sept. 12, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News Politics

Doug Ford unsure if there will be a campaign kickoff

| Toronto staff

An Etobicoke Ford Fest, which was scheduled for Friday, will be rescheduled. Video (26)

Toronto Pan Am Games organizing committee hopes to sell 1.5 million tickets

National

Toronto Pan-Am Games tickets go on sale Monday

| The Canadian Press and Maria Babbage, The Canadian Press

The Pan Am Games will take place from July 10 to 26. Video

Police on scene of a double shooting that left one man dead, Sept. 14, 2014. CITYNEWS/Natalie Duddridge

Local News

Man from war-torn Afghanistan killed in Scarborough double shooting

| Tammie Sutherland and Toronto staff

Police said Monir has a wife and two young children in Afghanistan.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper comments on the situation in Ukraine, in Toronto on March 3, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO/Jason Ransom

National

Harper maintains hard line on foreign issues as Parliament resumes

| The Canadian Press

Harper says Canada will continue to stand with its allies in fighting terrorism in the Middle East. (1)

National

WestJet to charge $25 fee for first checked baggage in economy fares

| Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press

WestJet is catching up to other North American carriers which on average generate at least $20 per passenger in ancillary fees. (3)

MONROVIA, LIBERIA-SEPTEMBER 13:  Jatu Zombo check out her son Foday Zombo, 5, who became ill days ago on outside the JFK treatment facility on Saturday September 13, 2014 in Monrovia, Liberia. The boy's mother said her husband had died of Ebola 4 days ago; she and two sons have been waiting for hours to get assessed. Since the Ebola outbreak Liberians have been living under extreme conditions as the Ebola virus worsens. (Photo by Michel du Cille/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Health International News World

U.S. government, WHO seek ways to expand production of Ebola drugs, vaccines

| Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press

TORONTO – High level efforts are underway to find ways to substantially ramp up production of experimental Ebola vaccines and drugs, officials at the World Health Organization and within the U.S. government say. The talks involve trying to find more production capacity for the therapeutics, which before this outbreak had never been tested in people. Read the Rest of the Entry Video

Toronto police investigate fatal stabbing at a home on Axsmith Crescent, which occurred on Sept. 14, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

Man in custody after Don Mills fatal stabbing

| Toronto staff

One male victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

3 slain Mounties identified & remembered

National

3 Mounties fatally shot in Moncton, N.B., honoured in RCMP memorial ceremony

| The Canadian Press

Among the dignitaries who attended the service were RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson and Saskatchewan Lt. Gov. Vaughn Solomon. Video

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Local News

Suspects sought in connection with fatal assault in Etobicoke

| Toronto staff

Jamal Abdinasir Hassan, 22, and Gonffa Krow, 20, both of Toronto, are wanted by police for second-degree murder.