Marco Muzzo name not removed from GTA hospitals

Marco Muzzo name not removed from GTA hospitals

Two hospitals that have received donations from the family of Marco Muzzo, the drunk driver who killed three children and their grandfather in a 2015 crash, say they will not remove his family’s name from their institutions. This comes as calls mount for the Muzzo name to be erased from the city as the Neville-Lake … Read more

Toronto seeing poor air quality amid heat warning and high pollution

Toronto seeing poor air quality amid heat warning and high pollution

Environment Canada has issued a special air quality statement for Toronto and the rest of the GTA as hot and humid weather conditions create elevated pollution levels. In a statement issued late Tuesday night, the agency said “high levels of air pollution have developed.” “Hot and sunny conditions have resulted in increasing ground-level ozone concentrations,” … Read more

Theranos fraud: trial of Elizabeth Holmes’ partner and ex-lover nears end

Theranos fraud: trial of Elizabeth Holmes’ partner and ex-lover nears end

Michael Liedtke, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:25AM EDT A jury on Tuesday is scheduled to hear closing arguments in the trial of Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former Theranos official charged with teaming up with his secret lover, CEO Elizabeth Holmes, to carry out a massive fraud. The three month of testimony … Read more

Stephen Colbert’s puppeteers arrested at Congressional office building

Stephen Colbert’s puppeteers arrested at Congressional office building

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Colbert pronounced his staff members arrested at a congressional office building last week as guilty of “first-degree puppetry,” and lashed out at those comparing the incident to the Jan. 6, 2021, US Capitol riot. That includes Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson, who in a tongue-in-cheek monologue about “Insurrection 2.0” on … Read more

Texas school shooting: police had rifles and shield for nearly an hour before engaging gunman

Texas school shooting: police had rifles and shield for nearly an hour before engaging gunman

Jim Vertuno and Jake Bleiberg, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:16AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, June 21, 2022 7:16AM EDT AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police had enough officers on the scene of the Uvalde school massacre to have stopped the gunman three minutes after he entered the building, and they never checked … Read more

Businesses evacuated as fire outside Etobicoke equipment rental business engulfs propane tanks

Businesses evacuated as fire outside Etobicoke equipment rental business engulfs propane tanks

A number of Etobicoke businesses were evacuated after a fire ignited outside an equipment rental businesses on Tuesday afternoon, engulfing dozens of propane tanks. The three-alarm fire was first reported at around 3:40 pm at a business near Racine Road and Brydon Drive, which is in the vicinity of Kipling Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard. Fire … Read more

Girl, 15, arrested after anonymous threat results in early end to school year at Toronto’s Branksome Hall

Girl, 15, arrested after anonymous threat results in early end to school year at Toronto’s Branksome Hall

A 15-year-old girl has been arrested and charged after an anonymous threat prompted officials at Toronto’s Branksome Hall to end the school year early. On Monday, June 13, Toronto police received a report of a threatening call received at a school near Mount Pleasant Road and Elm Avenue. The incident happened shortly before 7:30 am … Read more

Up to 5,000 condo units could be canceled in Toronto area due to rising costs: analyst

Up to 5,000 condo units could be canceled in Toronto area due to rising costs: analyst

Developers could cancel the construction of approximately 5,000 new condominium units in Toronto in response to rising material and labor costs, an analysis conducted by the real estate research firm Urbanation has found. Urbanation President Shaun Hildebrand shared the results of the analysis with CP24 on Tuesday. He said building costs that are up approximately … Read more

Suspect charged after TTC passenger set on fire to be in court

Suspect charged after TTC passenger set on fire to be in court

A man charged with setting a woman on fire on a TTC bus last week is set to appear in court today for a bail hearing. Toronto resident Tenzin Norbu, 33, is facing four charges in connection with the incident, including attempted murder and assault with a weapon. On Friday, June 17, police said a … Read more

Street sweeper truck kills pedestrian in Toronto

Street sweeper truck kills pedestrian in Toronto

A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a City of Toronto street sweeper truck in North York Tuesday morning. Toronto police responded to reports of a collision in the area of ​​Lawrence Avenue East and Leslie Street shortly after 9 am Police say a pedestrian was hit by a street sweeper and was pronounced … Read more