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14-year-old boy charged in fatal Toronto shooting in high school parking lot

14-year-old boy charged in fatal Toronto shooting in high school parking lot

TORONTO — A 14-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder in a shooting that left two men dead and three others wounded in a high school parking lot on a weekend in early June, police said Monday. Det. Sgt.
Toronto police say hate crime incidents up nearly 55 per cent over last year

Toronto police say hate crime incidents up nearly 55 per cent over last year

TORONTO — The number of incidents Toronto police officers determined to be hate-motivated has gone up nearly 55 per cent compared with the same period last year, police said Monday.
Minister defends Ontario Science Centre closure as necessary for health and safety

Minister defends Ontario Science Centre closure as necessary for health and safety

TORONTO — Ontario Infrastructure Minister Kinga Surma is defending the decision to abruptly close the Ontario Science Centre, saying it was done for health and safety reasons.
Teen girl pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of Toronto homeless man

Teen girl pleads guilty to manslaughter in death of Toronto homeless man

TORONTO — A fourth teen accused in the fatal stabbing of a Toronto homeless man has pleaded guilty. The girl, who was 14 at the time of the incident, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of 59-year-old Kenneth Lee.
Families, community members decry sudden loss of Ontario Science Centre

Families, community members decry sudden loss of Ontario Science Centre

TORONTO — Families and community members decried the loss of a beloved institution Sunday after the Ontario Science Centre abruptly and permanently shut its doors last week amid concerns over the state of its roof.
Police lay charges in Vaughan shooting that killed two, including toddler

Police lay charges in Vaughan shooting that killed two, including toddler

VAUGHAN, Ont. — A 41-year-old man is facing murder charges in an alleged quadruple shooting north of Toronto that killed two people, including a two-year-old boy. York Regional Police say they were called to a home in Vaughan, Ont.
Memorial planned today to honour police officers who died by suicide

Memorial planned today to honour police officers who died by suicide

TORONTO — A memorial ceremony is planned in Toronto this morning to honour Ontario police officers and civilian members who have died by suicide. The ceremony is the first of what organizers say will be an annual event.
Fatal fire east of Toronto is being investigated as homicide: police

Fatal fire east of Toronto is being investigated as homicide: police

Toronto police launched a homicide investigation after a fire at an establishment in the city's east killed one person. Officers responded to a call for an active fire on Saturday in the Kennedy Road and Lawrence Avenue East area shortly before 2 a.
Friends mourn members of family of four found dead in southwestern Ontario

Friends mourn members of family of four found dead in southwestern Ontario

HARROW, ONTARIO, CANADA — Friends mourning members of a family of four found dead in rural southwestern Ontario this week remembered the mother as a pillar of the community and a selfless friend with a smile that could light up a room.
Stabbing in Toronto's Allan Gardens park is being investigated as homicide: police

Stabbing in Toronto's Allan Gardens park is being investigated as homicide: police

Toronto Police say they're investigating a fatal stabbing in the city's Allan Gardens urban park as a homicide. Police responded to the incident on Wednesday, June 19, at approximately 12:11 a.m.
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