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Snow blows across a road in Dufferin County on Jan. 25, 2014. CITYNEWS

GTA feeling effects of massive storm taking aim at U.S. Northeast

| Toronto staff

An extreme cold weather alert has since been lifted for Toronto.

Members of Canadian Forces Special Operations JTF2 unit storm a ship during Operation Nanook off the shores of Churchill, Man., on Aug. 24, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

National

Special forces troops involved in 2 more firefights with Islamic State group fighters

| The Canadian Press

In both cases, the Canadian troops returned fire and "neutralized" the threats.

File photo of a parking ticket in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Boris Spremo.

Local News

No ‘get of jail free cards’ for out-of-province parking offenders as Toronto set to tow

| Toronto staff

Provincial regulations still limit the city's ability to collect fines from parking tickets. Video

Parliament Hill is shown in Ottawa on Nov. 24, 2010. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

National

No major new cuts coming, says minister, as MPs return to Commons

| The Canadian Press

Tony Clement says the Conservatives have no plans to announce any major new cost-cutting measures.

Wet and slushy conditions are viewed in Brooklyn's Prospect Park following an evening storm on January 24, 2015 in New York City. The Nor'easter brought snow and freezing rain to much of the Northeast, creating hazardous travel conditions in many areas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

International

Blizzard of ‘historic’ proportions aimed at Northeastern U.S.

| CNN

In the New York City area alone, forecasters are calling for up to 75 centimetres of snow with winds gusting to 100 km/h.

Snow blows across a road in Dufferin County on Jan. 25, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News Weather

GTA feeling effects of massive storm taking aim at U.S. Northeast

| Toronto staff

An extreme cold weather alert has since been lifted for Toronto.

Firefighters on the scene of a three-alarm blaze on North Heights Road on Jan. 26, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Couple being treated for minor smoke inhalation after 3-alarm Etobicoke fire

| Toronto staff

The fire broke out at the back of a home on North Heights Drive just after 4 a.m. on Monday.

HOV Lanes Now Open On QEW

Local News

Bar set higher for HOV lanes during Toronto Pan Am Games

| Toronto staff

Drivers will need to be accompanied by at least two passengers to use all HOV lanes across the region. Video

Toronto police investigate a shooting on Neptune Drive, Jan. 25, 2015. CITYNEWS

Local News

Man, 19, injured in shooting near Bathurst and Hwy. 401

| Toronto staff

There has been no word on a suspect description.

Police investigate after a man was severely beaten o Jan. 26, 2015. CITYNEWS

Crime Local News

Man, 62, severely beaten in west-end apartment

| Toronto staff

Police have arrested a man and woman in their 20s in connection with the assault.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper hosts the Canada-European Union Summit in Toronto on Sept. 26, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO

National

Government’s re-tooled anti-terror law to be introduced Friday, says Harper

| The Canadian Press

The measures will not be an assault on civil liberties, the prime minister said. (1)

Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a question and answer session with members of the Mississauga and Brampton boards of trade in Brampton on Oct. 2, 2014. HANDOUT/PMO/ Jason Ransom

National

Harper government braces for grilling on oil price plunge, sputtering economy

| Joan Bryden, The Canadian Press

He told Conservative party supporters in Ottawa today that despite global economic uncertainty, Canada is moving in the right direction.

A Facebook Inc. logo seen at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival in Cannes, France, on June 23, 2010. GETTY IMAGES/BLOOMBERG/Antoine Antoniol.

Life National Technology

When Like doesn’t mean like: Experts say there’s nuance to Facebook behaviour

| The Canadian Press

Leaving a Like on a post doesn't always mean that a person literally likes that content.

Toronto police investigate after three people were stabbed near Carlton and Yonge streets on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. (CITYNEWS)

Crime Local News

Man charged with attempted murder after downtown stabbing ‘rampage’

| Toronto staff

A woman and a man — both in their 20's — were stabbed in the torso, while a man in his 40's was stabbed in the back.

Toronto police cruiser

Local News

Pedestrian suffers serious injuries after being struck in downtown Toronto

| Toronto staff

The incident happened in the College Street and Brock Avenue area around 8 a.m.

A Toronto fire truck is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS.CA/Shawne McKeown

Local News

Man rescued after fall at Scarborough Bluffs

| Toronto staff

Toronto Fire says the 23-year-old fell down there at about 5:30 a.m

Extreme cold weather alert issued for Toronto

Health Life Local News

Toronto under extreme cold weather alert

| Toronto staff

The city issues the alert when temperatures are set to reach -15 C or colder according to Environment Canada’s forecast. (1)

A Lotto 6/49 is shown in an undated file photo. CITYNEWS

Life Money National

No winner for Saturday’s $5 million Lotto 6-49 jackpot

| The Canadian Press

The jackpot for next Wednesday's draw will rise to approximately $7 million.

Police Lights

Local News

Man in serious condition after stabbing near Finch & Dufferin

| Toronto Staff

Police are searching for a man in his 20s in connection with the stabbing.

Police investigate after 2 men were stabbed multiple times near Bathurst and Sheppard, Jan. 24, 2015. CITYNEWS/Bahaa Attia

Local News

Son arrested after father stabbed multiple times

| Toronto Staff

The suspect was also taken to hospital in serious condition with multiple stab wounds.

H1N1 Vaccination Program Open to General Public Soon

Local News

Hundreds vaccinated after Guelph-area restaurant employee tests positive for Hep A

| Anna Vlachos and Toronto Staff

The restaurant has remained closed since the warning was issued.