Men stole Audi coupe at gunpoint in Oakville, Ont.: police

Men stole Audi coupe at gunpoint in Oakville, Ont.: police

Police in Oakville say they are investigating after an armed carjacking involving a firearm discharge occurred in Oakville overnight. Halton Regional Police say that sometime before 2 am Wednesday, they were called to Lees Lane and Bridge Road, sourh of Speers Road and west of Fourth Line, for reports of a carjacking and firearm discharge. … Read more

School and bus cancellations in Ontario on March 30, 2022

School and bus cancellations in Ontario on March 30, 2022

Freezing rain and ice pellets in the forecast have prompted some school boards to cancel bus transportation in certain districts on Wednesday. York Region: All school transportation is operational and all school buildings are open for learning today, but officials warn some delays are possible. Peel Region: Buses to St. Andrew, St. Peter, St. Benedict … Read more

Judge won’t halt Tennessee execution over intellectual disability

Judge won’t halt Tennessee execution over intellectual disability

Kimberlee Kruesi, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, March 29, 2022 6:30PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 29, 2022 6:30PM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A judge on Tuesday dismissed a motion to declare a Tennessee death row inmate intellectually disabled, a move that would have prohibited his upcoming execution. Senior Judge Walter Kurtz wrote that … Read more

‘Very clear’ Ontario is in 6th wave of COVID-19 pandemic driven by easing restrictions, science table head says

‘Very clear’ Ontario is in 6th wave of COVID-19 pandemic driven by easing restrictions, science table head says

The head of Ontario’s COVID-19 Science Advisory Table says that it is “very clear” that Ontario is now in the middle of a sixth wave of the pandemic driven by a relaxing of restrictions in the province. “Oh, we’re in the middle of it,” Dr. Peter Juni told CP24 Tuesday night when asked whether he … Read more

Toronto police trying to ID female homicide victim found dismembered in garbage bag in Leslieville

Toronto police trying to ID female homicide victim found dismembered in garbage bag in Leslieville

Toronto police say they are investigating a homicide after the dismembered remains of a female victim were found in a garbage bag in the city’s east end and they are asking for help to identify her. The remains were found on a Leslieville sidewalk on the south side of Eastern Avenue at Berkshire Avenue, west … Read more

Death of child in Hamilton was a homicide, police say

Death of child in Hamilton was a homicide, police say

A one-month-old baby from Hamilton, Ont. who died in 2021 was killed from blunt-force trauma to the head but no charges will be ugly, police say. Hamilton police said Tuesday that in early 2021 they received a 911 call about an unresponsive infant. Despite life-saving measures, they were unable to revive the child. No details … Read more

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reporting 790 hospitalizations, 165 in ICU with COVID; FDA OKs another Pfizer, Moderna booster for 50+

Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reporting 790 hospitalizations, 165 in ICU with COVID;  FDA OKs another Pfizer, Moderna booster for 50+

The latest coronavirus news from Canada and around the world Tuesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 11 a.m. US regulators on Tuesday authorized another COVID-19 booster for people age 50 and older, a step to offer extra protection for the most vulnerable in case the … Read more

Ontario is making speed limit increase to 110 km/h permanent on six highways

Ontario is making speed limit increase to 110 km/h permanent on six highways

The Canadian Press Published Tuesday, March 29, 2022 5:37AM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 29, 2022 5:37AM EDT Ontario is set to announce today that speed limits of 110 kilometers per hour on six sections of provincial highways are here to stay. The province launched a pilot project in 2019 to boost the speeds on … Read more

Man, 83, struck and killed by vehicle in Mississauga, Ont.

Man, 83, struck and killed by vehicle in Mississauga, Ont.

An 83-year-old man was killed when he was struck by the driver of a vehicle in Mississauga Monday night. Peel police and paramedics were called to the intersection of Dundas Street East and Neilco Court, east of Dixie Road, just before 8:30 pm after an eastbound vehicle hit a pedestrian. When emergency crews arrived, they … Read more

Toronto police investigating after body found in garbage bag in city’s east end

Toronto police investigating after body found in garbage bag in city’s east end

Toronto police are investigating after a body was found inside a garbage bag in the city’s east end Monday afternoon. Insp. David Correa said police received a call around 1:30 pm from a community member who found the garbage bag on the sidewalk in the area of ​​Eastern and Berkshire avenues, west of Leslie Street. … Read more