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Three people dead following Lakeshore, Ont., car crash: police

LAKESHORE, Ont. — Provincial police have identified three people who died in a head-on collision east of Windsor, Ont., on Sunday. The crash occurred when an eastbound vehicle crossed the centre line on County Road 42 in Lakeshore, Ont.

Fire at Toronto's Old City Hall deemed suspicious

TORONTO — A fire in one of Toronto's historic buildings on Monday evening may have been deliberately set. Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg says a fire alarm went off at Old City Hall just after 8 p.m. in the building across from the current city hall.

Freight train derails near Quebec-Ontario border

SAINT-POLYCARPE, Que. — A Canadian Pacific freight train derailed Monday night in the town of Saint-Polycarpe, Que., just east of the Ontario border.

Shooting in Brampton, Ont., leaves one dead

BRAMPTON, Ont. — A shooting in Brampton, Ont., on Monday evening has left one person dead. Peel Region police said the victim is a man in his 20s. Police said gunshots were fired just after 6 p.m. in the area of Airport Road and Countryside Drive.

Toronto man faces second-degree murder charge in death of woman, police say

TORONTO — Police say a 44-year-old Toronto man is facing a second-degree murder charge in the death of a 52-year-old woman last week. Toronto police say officers responded to a call at about 9:40 a.m.
Much-needed reinforcements coming soon for injury-plagued Toronto FC side

Much-needed reinforcements coming soon for injury-plagued Toronto FC side

TORONTO — Reinforcements are on the way for an injury-plagued Toronto FC side that struggled mightily over the first half of the Major League Soccer season. The players can't return soon enough.

Police ID victim in Oakville, Ont., shooting, say attack was targeted

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Halton regional police say they've identified a 19-year-old man killed last week in a shooting in Oakville, Ont. Police say Keegan Parkinson of Oakville was pronounced dead at the scene of the shooting late last Friday night.

Proposed London, Ont., bylaw changes aimed at harassing speech on street

LONDON, Ont. — A southwestern Ontario city has moved a step closer to reining in street preachers and others accused of verbally harassing passersby using megaphones. A London, Ont.

Mother of girls shot at playground calls for community programs to stop gun crime

TORONTO — The mother of two young girls hit by stray bullets at an east Toronto playground last month says the city needs better education and community support programs, not more police, to curb gun violence.

Pembroke, Ont., man, 22, charged with abusing dog, OPP say

PEMBROKE, Ont. — Provincial police say a Pembroke, Ont., man is facing charges after allegedly abusing a dog. Police say officers responded Sunday afternoon after several 911 callers reported a man physically abusing a dog.
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