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A woman walks down Spadina Ave. with a broken umbrella, Dec. 27, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pawel Dwulit

Toronto, GTA under special weather statement for rain, wind Sunday night

| Toronto Staff

Environment Canada says winds may be strong enough to bring down trees in some areas.

A woman walks down Spadina Ave. with a broken umbrella, Dec. 27, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Pawel Dwulit

Local News Weather

Toronto, GTA under special weather statement for rain, wind Sunday night

| Toronto Staff

Environment Canada says winds may be strong enough to bring down trees in some areas.

Former Mayor Marion Barry arrives at a media availability to endorse Mayor Vincent Gray's bid for re-election, March 19, 2014. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/Alex Brandon

International

Former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry dead at 78

| Reuters

Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians.

Grey skies loom over the main gate at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ont., Sept. 4, 2006.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

National

CFB Petawawa soldier working on Coyote patrol vehicle at time of deadly incident

| The Canadian Press

Sinclair joined the Forces in December 2012, was in a training program with The Royal Canadian Dragoons and belonged to 2 Service Battalion. (1)

A fence surrounds the rubble of the World's Biggest Bookstore during a break in demolition on Nov. 23, 2014. CITYNEWS/Marcia Chen

Local News

Crew demolishes World’s Biggest Bookstore

| Marcia Chen

The store closed in March, just weeks after plans were announced to build a row of four restaurants in its place. Video

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Local News Traffic

Santa Claus parades on Sunday prompt road closures, transit changes

| Toronto staff

Santa Claus will be a busy fellow this afternoon, making appearances at a pair of parades rolling through parts of Toronto on Sunday.

National

Additional $200M announced for military mental health programs over 6 years

| The Canadian Press and Aly Thomson, The Canadian Press

The federal government has announced $200 million over six years to support mental health needs of military members, veterans, and their families.

The cover of "Afghanistan, A Canadian Story 2001-2014" is pictured. The book is a private venture to benefit charities that help soldiers and their families. HANDOUT

National

Canadian troops who served in Afghanistan share stories in new book

| John Cotter, The Canadian Press

Net proceeds from "Afghanistan: A Canadian Story" are to be donated to organizations that help soldiers and their families. Video

A damaged skateboard sits on the grass after a man was hit by a taxi in Oshawa on Nov. 22, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Skateboarder seriously injured by taxi in Oshawa

| Toronto staff

It happened on King Street East, near Wilson Road just before midnight on Saturday.

A man uses a mouse to navigate his computer in a 2014 file photo. CITYNEWS

National

City of Ottawa says confident no sensitive details leaked after website hacked

| The Canadian Press

A city spokeswoman says police are investigating.

Simona Rotariu, 38, was struck and killed by a vehicle on Cawthra Road, Nov. 15, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Exclusive: Family of woman fatally struck in Mississauga wants crosswalk in the area

| Tracy Tong and Toronto Staff

The woman's husband believes the victim may have sacrificed herself to save their son. (1)

Grey skies loom over the main gate at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ont., Sept. 4, 2006.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

National

Canadian Armed Forces member dies after incident at CFB Petawawa

| Toronto Staff

In a statement released Saturday, Prime Minister Stephen Harper identified the man as Craftsman Kyle Sinclair.

A black cat is seen on Oct. 10, 2010. Courtesy of Ed Schipul

Local News

Adoption fees for black cats waived ahead of Black Friday

| Toronto staff

The city says that black cats are traditionally the last to find "forever" homes and is making a special effort to find them a permanent spot. (2)

Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul tries to make it to the bench after taking a hard hit while playing against the Philadelphia Flyers during first period NHL hockey action in Toronto on April 4, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Local News Sports

Maple Leafs’ Lupul helps 80-year-old man fix tire

| Sportsnet

The Toronto Maple Leafs forward tweeted on Saturday afternoon that he was helping an 80-year-old man change his tire in Toronto. Video

Prince Charles and Camilla visit the Winnie the Pooh gallery to mark the centenary of Winnie the Pooh on May 21, 2014, in Winnipeg. GETTY IMAGES/Pool

International Life

Polish town rejects Winnie the Pooh as playground patron

| The Canadian Press

A councillor of Tuszyn cited the cartoon bear's “dubious sexuality” and “inappropriate” dress, according to The Independent.

Paramedics lead an woman out of the streetcar tunnel connecting Union Station and Queens Quay Station after a car got stuck on the tracks on Nov. 22, 2014. CITYNEWS VIEWER

Local News Traffic

Car gets stuck in TTC streetcar tunnel at Queens Quay

| Toronto staff

The incident happened at around 4 a.m. on Saturday morning and lasted until about noon when the car was towed out of the tunnel.

A car is shown coated in ice after a freezing rainstorm in Brampton on Dec. 22, 2013. CITYNEWS/Tony Fera

Local News Weather

Risk of freezing rain ends for GTA

| Toronto staff

Warmer weather is now moving through southern Ontario.

A man casts his vote for the 2011 federal election in Toronto on May 2, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Local News National

Hamilton man admits he tried to vote twice in last federal election

| Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press

Bryan Vanderkruk requested a second ballot on election day even though he had already voted at the advance poll in another riding.

Truck wheels and debris are seen after a crash on Allen Road in Toronto on Nov. 22, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

2 seriously injured in tractor-trailer crash on Allen Road

| Kris McCusker and Toronto staff

A car collided with a truck on Saturday, causing the rig's wheel and axle to come loose.

Emergency crews work to free a taxi driver after a crash in Toronto on Nov. 22, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

4 injured in crash involving taxi in North York

| Kris McCusker and Toronto staff

It happened at Keele Street and Wilson Avenue shortly before 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police are looking for a man suspected of two sexual assaults in Richmond Hill in November 2014. HANDOUT/York Regional Police

Local News

Police search for man with apparent shoe fetish after incidents north of Toronto

| The Canadian Press

Police say they're investigating two separate incidents involving a well-dressed man who appears to be in his 30s.