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The scene of a fatal collision between a woman and a Brampton transit bus July 28, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Woman struck and killed by bus in Rexdale

| Toronto staff

It happened near Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive. (1)

Police Cruiser Lights 3:2

Local News

Woman pulled from fire in Newmarket apartment building without vital signs

| Toronto staff

The building is a seniors' co-op apartment, according to police.

Rob Ford supporters jeer as a LGBT-rights supporter speaks to a police officer after claiming he was assaulted at Ford Fest in Toronto on Friday, July 25, 2014. Ford Fest is a party thrown in a public park annually by the Ford family. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Local News

Beer reward offered for pelting Ford with eggs ends in criminal charges

| Toronto staff

Police charged Dilaz Rajwani with counsel to an uncommitted indictable offence.

Muslims gather for Eid al-Adha prayers at the International Muslims Organisation of Toronto on Rexdale Boulevard on Oct. 26, 2012. CITYNEWS.

Local News

Muslims start 3-day celebration marking end of Ramadan

| Toronto staff

Eid al-Fitr is one of the biggest and most important Muslim festivals. (2)

The scene of a fatal collision between a woman and a Brampton transit bus July 28, 2014. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

Local News

Woman struck and killed by bus in Rexdale

| Toronto staff

It happened near Finch Avenue West and Humberline Drive. (1)

Ravine rescue

Local News

Girl falls into ravine at Appleby & Dundas, suffers minor injuries

| Toronto staff

Three firefighters rappelled down the ravine to carry both back up.

A car is submerged in the Woodbine and Steeles area after a storm rolled through the GTA, July 27, 2014. CITYNEWS/Natalie Duddridge

Local News

Thunderstorms pound Toronto, GTA

| Toronto Staff

During the height of the warning, hail was reported in Brampton, Markham and Unionville.

Toronto mayoral candidates

Local News

Campaign in high gear with 3 months until Toronto mayoral election

| Tracy Tong and Toronto Staff

According to the latest Forum Research poll, conducted on July 21, the top three mayoral candidates are in a dead heat for the city's top job.

Local News

Man arrested in North York sex assault & robbery, 2nd suspect sought

| Toronto staff

Police are still looking for a second suspect.

Local News

Motorcyclist seriously injured in Scarborough crash

| Toronto staff

Toronto EMS officials said the rider was trapped under the vehicle.

Palestinian and Israeli supporters gather on opposite sides of a walkway at Queen's Park in Toronto, on July 26, 2014. 680NEWS/Momin Qureshi

Local News

Israeli & Palestinian supporters voice concerns at Toronto rallies

| Toronto staff

The events come a day after thousands gathered at Queen's Park for two protests.

Local News

Body recovered from Halton Hills pond

| Toronto Staff

The name of the deceased is being withheld at the request of family.

Annaleise Carr, 14, speaks to the media on Aug. 20, 2012 in Port Dover, Ont., a day after becoming the youngest person to swim across Lake Ontario. CITYNEWS

Local News

Annaleise Carr says decision to end Lake Erie fundraising swim early was tough

| The Canadian Press

Carr says she still raised around $150,000 for Camp Trillium, a childhood cancer support centre.

Local News

Girl, 6, dies after car crashes into Costco in London

| The Canadian Press

Her two siblings are still in critical condition in hospital, while the mother is in fair condition.

An electric car is seen charging in an undated file photo. GETTY IMAGES

Life Local News Technology

Number of utilities in Ontario hampering rise of electric cars: experts

| Ethan Lou, The Canadian Press

Some say the province's 75 independent utilities breed inefficiency, holding back upgrades needed to support the vehicles.

Dundas and Spadina intersection closure - July 14-Aug. 11

Local News

Dundas-Spadina fully shut down for 2-weeks during construction

| Toronto staff

Starting on Monday, the intersection will be fully closed in all directions for two weeks. Video

The city opened a new reflexology footpath in Dufferin Grove Park on July 26, 2014 in honour of Jenna Morrison, who was killed while cycling in Toronto's west end. CITYNEWS

Local News

New reflexology footpath unveiled in memory of Toronto cyclist

| Toronto staff

Jenna Morrison, 38, was hit by a truck while on her way to pick up her son from school on Nov. 7, 2011. Video

A Toronto police cruiser is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Armed men at large after swarming in Scarborough plaza

| Toronto staff

Another swarming happened less than two hours later near Carlton and Jarvis streets.

File photo of an Ornge air ambulance. ORNGE

Local News

2 injured in motorcycle, SUV head-on crash near Orangeville

| Toronto Staff

Highway 10 has been closed between County 10 and First Street while police investigate.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper

National

Harper gov’t says talks on track despite report Germany to reject EU-Canada deal

| Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press

The German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung cited diplomats in Brussels as saying Berlin won't sign the deal in its current form. (1)

Gaza & Israel supporters rally in Toronto

Local News World

Tensions high as Palestinian & Israeli supporters rally in Toronto

| Toronto staff

Over the past 19 days, over 1,000 Palestinians, mainly civilians, and 40 Israelis have been killed. Video