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Woman in critical condition following Newmarket apartment building fire

Woman, 73, dies after Newmarket seniors’ apartment fire

| Showwei Chu

The victim was found inside her unit at 765 Stonehaven Ave. in the Bayview and Mulock area.

Mayoral candidate John Tory talks to reporters in Toronto on July 17, 2014. CITYNEWS

Local News

Tory says SmartTrack plan would boost Liberty Village business

| Michael Talbot

Tory says business in Liberty Village are having difficulties recruiting employees due to transit issues. Video

Dan Markel

Local News

Toronto-born lawyer killed in Florida working on kidnap conspiracy case: report

| Toronto staff

Police have said Markel was the target of a premeditated murder. (3)

Eugenie Bouchard. Pavel Golovkin/AP.

National

Genie Army to invade Montreal for Bouchard homecoming at Rogers Cup

| Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press

The 20-year-old made it all the way to the semis in the French Open in June.

Woman in critical condition following Newmarket apartment building fire

Local News

Woman, 73, dies after Newmarket seniors’ apartment fire

| Showwei Chu

The victim was found inside her unit at 765 Stonehaven Ave. in the Bayview and Mulock area. Video

AP Photo/Jim Cole, File

Local News

6-week distracted driving blitz kicks off in Toronto and York region

| Carl Hanstke

Studies show that drivers who are texting are 23 times more likely to get into a collision. (5)

Buffalo Bills' Spencer Johnson (91) celebrates his touchdown after intercepting a pass from Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow on Dec. 24, 2011. AP Photo/Gary Wiepert.

Business Local News

Bids due for Buffalo Bills ownership, could include bid from Toronto group

| Toronto staff

The new owner could be announced as early as late August.

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Fireworks before Toronto mayoral debate trump topics discussed

| Toronto Staff

There were two conflicts at the door before the event even started. Video (10)

Local News

MPP aims to ease fraught liquor licensing process for Toronto businesses

| Toronto staff

Currently, new restaurants in the city have no way of obtaining a licence to serve alcohol.

National

Canada temporarily withdraws staff from Libya

| The Canadian Press

Libya is witnessing one of the worst bouts of violence more than three years after the downfall of dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Video (3)

Funerals held for 3 Calgary mass murder victims Monday

National

Calgary house where 5 young people slain at party has been put up for sale

| The Canadian Press

The real estate listing for the 1,033 square foot, four-bedroom home puts the asking price at $489,900. Video (1)

Court Rules In Favour Of More Room On Airplanes For Disabled

National

High-level meeting today in Montreal to discuss risks to civil aviation

| The Canadian press

ICAO says the meeting is being held in light of the recent downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.

Israeli soldiers prepare their Tanks in a deployment area on July 24, 2014 on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip. (Photo by Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

International Uncategorized World

Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader, digs in for long fight

| Reuters

Overnight attacks were the most widespread throughout the offensive. Video (1)

National

Maclean’s on the Hill – Episode 28

| Andrew Pinsent @1310Pinsent

Each week, the Maclean’s politics team and Cormac MacSweeney sit down to hash out the week’s news in Ottawa. Expect incisive analysis and commentary, as well as interviews with the biggest newsmakers of the last seven days.

Dan Markel

Local News

Toronto-born lawyer in Florida was killed in his car, found by neighbour: 911 call

| Kareem Copeland, The Associated Press

The neighbour saw what appeared to be a white or silver Toyota Prius driving away.

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Mom worries her mentally ill son will fall victim to police shooting

| Shauna Hunt

CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt has more on her fears that her son will meet a tragic fate. (4)

1 dead, 3 others injured in North York crash

Local News

North York crash kills 1, injures 3 others

| Toronto staff

The accident happened around noon on Monday in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East area.

Life Local News

FAQ: Celebrating Eid al-Fitr

| Justin Piercy

Five things to know about the holiday as Muslims around the world gather to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

File photo of Durham Regional Police cruiser. CITYNEWS

Local News

Oshawa man accused of drunk driving with toddler in car

| Toronto Staff

Police said they received a call from a concerned citizen about a possible drunk driver in central Oshawa on Friday. (1)

EXCLUSIVE: Dashcam video of TTC bus running red light, nearly hitting pedestrian

Local News

Bus driver caught on video running red light no longer with TTC

| Toronto staff

A CityNews viewer submitted a dashcam video of the incident, which shows the bus driving along Eglinton Avenue at around 9:15 a.m. Video (29)

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Woman pulled from fire in Newmarket apartment building without vital signs

| Toronto staff

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