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Peel Police are looking for a Honda Civic that was involved in a deadly hit-and-run in Brampton.
Security video shows its a 1999 or 2000 model, painted black.
A chunk could be missing for the front-driver-side bumper.
Investigators found that missing bodywork on Timberline Boulevard on Monday morning.
Hours before, 80-year old Joginder Singh was hit as he walked to a local temple.
He didn't survive.
Police want the public, body shops and wreckers to keep an eye out for the damaged ride.
Anyone who has seen the vehicle should contact Peel Police or Crime Stoppers.
A handgun ban is part of the solution to Toronto's problems with violent youth, Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty said Friday after meeting community leaders in a neighbourhood rocked by deadly gunplay.
``You know, if you're looking for quick fixes and magic and easy solutions, you're not going to find them,'' McGuinty told reporters at the Scarborough Boys and Girls Club.
``I think a handgun ban is an important part of a solution that sends the appropriate signal to society as a whole that we are going to draw a line in the sand.''
Two people were killed and 24 wounded when gunfire broke out at a barbecue in the east-end neighbourhood Monday night, just one of several nights this week when shots rang out in parts of Toronto.
More than 200 people have been shot in Toronto so far this year, but Monday's deadly shootings outraged the city and triggered ...
The province's police watchdog says there'll be no charges against a Toronto officer involved in a collision while racing to a shooting scene.
The Special Investigations Unit says 22-year-old Michael Andrade of Ajax was injured when he turned left into the path of the marked cruiser on June 18.
The SIU says the officer's cruiser - with emergency lights and siren activated - hit Andrade's car on the driver's side at about 105 km/h.
SIU director Ian Scott says the officer was lawfully executing her duties as a police officer when the collision occurred.
Andrade suffered a concussion and an injury to his left shoulder, while the officer and her passenger were treated for minor injuries.
The officer was headed to a shooting at a cafe in Toronto's Little Italy where John Raposo, 35, was gunned down as soccer fans gathered to watch a European Championship game between Italy and ...
It looks like Mayor Ford's desire to make sure people who are convicted of gun violence don't return to Toronto won't be fulfilled.
Immigration Minister Jason Kenney spoke with Don Landry and Bill Hayes Friday afternoon, to, once and for all, clear up whether people who are sent to jail for gun crimes can be kicked out of the city.
Kenney says, "once you're released and you're beyond parole you get what's called mobility rights of the Charter of Rights - you get to choose where you're going to live, and whether we like it or not, that's the situation."
"We can't tell people which city they can or cannot live in."
Thursday, the Mayor said he wanted to ask the Prime Minister about 'deporting' any one, regardless of citizenship, out of the city of Toronto.
However, Minister Kenney said he would be working hard to deport criminals who are ...
City workers say they found no evidence that concrete fell from the Gardiner Expressway at the TTC's Humber Loop near the Queensway and Park Lawn.
This morning, the TTC issued an advisory at 6:50 Friday morning saying pedestrian traffic had been suspended in a walkway under the Gardiner because of falling concrete.
But when city workers attended to get a look, they found no evidence of debris.
The walkway was reopened just before 8:30 am. Streetcar and vehicular traffic was not affected.
(w/files from Suzette Francis)
The suspect in a deadly shooting at a movie theatre has been identified.
Law enforcement sources say the gunman is 24-year-old James Holmes.
The source says police recovered four guns at the theate; one rifle (believed to be an assault rifle, one shotgun, and two pistols.
The source also says it appears that the suspect acted alone. Preliminarily information indicates that there is no connection to terrorism.
The suspect’s resident was said to be “booby-trapped” with police seeing what looked like “buckets of extra ammunition” and some kind of chemicals.
Listen to a compilation of 911 Dispatcher announcements during the massacre
A gunman opened fire early Friday at a movie theatre in a Denver suburb, killing 12 people and leaving 59 others injured, Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates said.
The shooting occurred during a showing of the latest Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises,'' police said.
The violence ...
Local movie theatres are taking security precautions after last night's massacre in Aurora, Colorado.
Cineplex Entertainment says the security of their guests remains their top priority and they will have security measures in place for their upcoming shows.
No word in the release what those security measures will be.
The company says they will also be donating a portion of the proceeds from tonight's box office to the Red Cross RespectED: Violence and Abuse Prevention program.
The Toronto Blue Jays have made a huge splash in the trade market.
Looking for pitching help, the Jays sent reliever Fransicso Cordero and outfielder ben Francisco along with 5 prospects to the Houston Astros for pitchers J.A Happ, Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter.
For Lyon, it's his second stint with the Jays. He broke into the majors with Toronto in 2001/02.
Francisco Cordero was acquired this season by the Jays as a back-up to Sergio Santos, but was ineffective in his role.
The Jays are last in the American League East, but are still within reach of the Wildcard playoff spot.
She is being counted as one of the dead in the Colorado movie theatre massacre.
Jessica Ghawi, who went by the name Redfield, was an aspiring sports journalist; who interned at The Ticket 760 in San Antonio, and had just moved to Colorado to work in the radio and television business.
Ghawi was also inside the Toronto Eaton Centre, at the food court just moments before the deadly shooting that took the lives of two men back in June.
She wrote a blog about it. You can read it here.
Her brother told Jerry Agar on Newstalk1010 that she had been in Toronto visiting her boyfriend here.
Jordan Ghawi - a paramedic in Texas - said his sister sustained two gunshot wounds including one to the head.
You can hear the entire interview above or here.
You can read John's blog here.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he's going all the way to the top in his fight against gun violence in the city.
The Mayor who called in to NewsTalk 1010's Friendly Fire on Thursday night says he's called Prime Minister Stephen Harper to see what can be done to get people convicted of a gun crime out.
"I have called the Prime Minister to find out if there's any laws with respect to the immigration and citizenship status in the city. I don't care if you're white, pink or purple, I don't care what country you're from, I don't care if you're a Canadian citizen or not. All I'm saying is if you're caught with a gun and convicted of a gun crime I want you out of this city."
Ford says he has to make those calls to the Prime Minister's Office because he wants to exhaust all his ...