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Toronto-area man dies after stun gun use

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The death of a Toronto-area man who was shot by police with a stun gun is being investigated by an independent unit, police said.

Teen in school shooting wanted

A court order was issued yesterday allowing for the identification of a 16-year-old Toronto boy for alleged shooting of a crony during the attempt robbery of another teen at a Scarborough high school Tuesday.

Toronto 18 video posted on American website

Isabel Teotonio Toronto Star 19.09.2008
Toronto 18 video posted on American website

A video that shows members of the Toronto 18 carrying out alleged terrorist training exercises has been posted on an American website just days before a verdict is expected in the case of one of the men.

Escaped inmate Daniel Wolfe caught in Winnipeg

Winnipeg police have caught Daniel Wolfe, one of six men who escaped from a Regina prison last month by breaking through a brick wall. Only one of the inmates is still on the loose.

Deadly teen fracas in new trouble spot

John Goddard Toronto Star 18.09.2008
Deadly teen fracas in new trouble spot

An east-end teen stabbed two nights ago died close to the spot where another young man was knifed five times on Labour Day, area residents said yesterday.

2 arrested in Toronto school shooting

TORONTO - The 16-year-old victim of Tuesday's shooting at a Toronto high school and an 18-year-old man have been charged with criminal offences in connection with the incident, police said Wednesday.

Four more charged in deadly attack near Brooks

CALGARY -- Mounties have laid charges against four more people in a terrifying ambush and ultimately a deadly attack on a Brooks man. That brings to five the number charged in the death of Sharmarke Mohamed Warsame, whose body was found Sept. 5, f...

Omar Khadr war-crimes trial now slated for Nov. 10 at Guantanamo Bay

TORONTO — The much delayed war-crimes trial of Canadian Omar Khadr is now slated to go ahead in November at Guantanamo Bay, more than a month after it was originally scheduled.

3 shootings kill 2 young men, injure 16-year-old

Melissa Leong National Post 17.09.2008
3 shootings kill 2 young men, injure 16-year-old

TORONTO - Police are hunting a number of gunmen after two 16-year-old teenagers and another young man were shot in three separate incidents in the Toronto area yesterday.

Wrong-way driver dies on highway 35

The Gazette (Montreal) 15.09.2008
Wrong-way driver dies on highway 35

Highway 35 near Iberville was reduced to a single lane yesterday afternoon as provincial police investigated the circumstances behind a fiery, head-on collision that left a female driver dead and a male driver seriously injured.

Ontario urged to ban cellphone use in cars

The Ottawa Citizen 15.09.2008
Ontario urged to ban cellphone use in cars

The Ontario Medical Association urged the provincial government yesterday to curb the use of cellphones in cars in a report detailing how dangerous the practice is.

Seven-year detention without charge for suspected Syrian terrorist called "cruel"

TORONTO — A suspected Syrian terrorist who has spent seven years in mostly segregated custody is arguing his indefinite detention without charge or trial amounts to cruelty.

Toronto tied to huge Kitchener pot bust

Melinda Dalton Toronto Star 15.09.2008
Toronto tied to huge Kitchener pot bust

KITCHENER–Waterloo Regional Police have raided two grow-ops in as many days here, following men from one of the operations to Toronto and arresting them during an alleged drug deal.

Parents Of Malnourished Baby Due In Court

The parents of a malnourished nine-month-old boy are due in court Monday following a two-hour standoff with police at the Hospital for Sick Children.

Officials fear for the life of missing baby

Toronto Police are asking for help from the public to locate a missing infant and his mother, saying the child's safety life be at risk.

Ont. pit bull ban to be challenged again

An appeal to a 2007 court ruling on Ontario's pit bull ban is to be heard in Toronto next week. Following a decision to strike down parts but not all of the province's Dog Owners' Liability Act in March 2007, Toronto civil rights lawyer Clayton Ru...

RCMP, Toronto police treat Tasers differently

Betsy Powell Toronto Star 13.09.2008
RCMP, Toronto police treat Tasers differently

The RCMP are facing criticism over their use of Tasers as a less-than-lethal weapon but Toronto police treat the stun gun as a prohibited firearm. And while the Mounties have been told to stop using "excited delirium" to describe combative, resist...

Two people killed in crash on Highway 403

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Two people are dead following a crash early today on Highway 403 in Mississauga, Ont. Both victims were in a small car which provincial police Sergeant Dave Woodford believes was heading the wrong way on the highway.

Tennis coach charged with sexual offences

A city tennis coach has been charged with four sex-related offences in connection with two former students. The Toronto Police Service said in a news release issued Thursday that the coach allegedly assaulted two students in his home in the early ...

Prison escapees' freedom ends

Winnipeg Free Press 11.09.2008
Prison escapees' freedom ends

A phone tip to Winnipeg police was likely the trigger to a high-risk overnight takedown of two escaped convicts from Regina found hiding in a Balmoral Street apartment.

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