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Police investigate two separate shootings in Etobicoke

Two people were injured following two separate shootings in Etobicoke Thursday night.

Toronto police said both shootings happened minutes apart just after 9:15 p.m., one near Scarlett Road and the other close to Dixon Road. 100 more words


Female pedestrian struck and killed in Leaside

A 63-year-old woman was killed after being struck by a SUV in Leaside Thursday night.

The incident happened shortly after 7 p.m. near the area of Eglinton Avenue and Hanna Road. 214 more words


Police searching for Toronto travel agent charged after Global News report

A Toronto travel agent who was charged after a Global News report exposed how she allegedly accepted money for planned vacations but didn’t provide actual tickets, is facing a slew of new charges and police are urging her to surrender. 619 more words


Suspect arrested for pulling turban off man's head at Yonge-Dundas Square: police

A 31-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly pulling a turban off a man’s head in downtown Toronto this week.

Toronto police said a 35-year-old man was sitting in Yonge-Dundas Square with his family on Wednesday afternoon when a man approached him from behind and removed his turban. 35 more words


Toronto police civilian employee faces 22 additional breach of trust charges

TORONTO – A civilian police employee is facing 22 new charges for alleged unauthorized use of the Toronto police database.

Investigators say the 28-year-old temporary clerk with the force’s forensic identification service was charged in July with two counts of breach of trust. 62 more words


Toronto man charged in human trafficking case involving teens


A 20-year-old Toronto man is facing 15 charges in relation to a human trafficking investigation involving two young women and a Mississauga motel. 313 more words


Toronto lawyer has licence temporarily suspended after charges of sexual assault

TORONTO – A Toronto lawyer accused of sexually assaulting three teenage girls has had his licence temporarily suspended.

The Law Society Tribunal says Francois Lesieur won’t be allowed to practise law until he has a chance to respond to a motion brought forward Tuesday morning by the Law Society of Upper Canada. 102 more words