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Police Make Arrests During Regent Park Raids

Mar 16th, 2010 | By
Police Make Arrests During Regent Park Raids

REGENT PARK – Toronto Police officers from 51 Division along with the Emergency Task Force, Canine, and Drug Squad executed a few warrants in the Regent Park area of the city. The raid, which took place around 12:30am on March 16th, resulted in a couple of arrests including one at 124 River St. where a […]



Fire Put Out Quickly

Mar 16th, 2010 | By
Fire Put Out Quickly

DOWNTOWN – A small kitchen fire was quickly put out by Toronto Fire Services on March 15th at 40 Gerrard Ave. The cause of the one alarm blaze was likely a pot on a stove. Some residents were evacuated while the building was cleared of smoke. One person did collapse during the ordeal and was […]



Woman Stabbed And Killed Downtown

Feb 3rd, 2010 | By
Woman Stabbed And Killed Downtown

DOWNTOWN – Emergency crews were called today at around 10:30am to 13 Homewood Ave. near Carlton St. to find a woman in her 50′s suffering from stab wounds. They attempted to revive her but were unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead at St. Michael’s Hospital. She’s believed to be the manager of a halfway home. […]



Man Dies In High Speed Crash

Jan 10th, 2010 | By
Man Dies In High Speed Crash

DOWNTOWN – A man in his late 30s is dead after a collision that took place on King St. E. and Parliament St. early Sunday morning. The driver of the Lincoln was traveling eastbound at a high rate of speed when he lost control and hit a taxi car that was stopped on the westbound […]



Charges Laid In Fatal Downtown Accident

Apr 27th, 2009 | By
Charges Laid In Fatal Downtown Accident

DOWNTOWN – A tragic accident that occurred back on March 25th cut 28-year-old Soraya Nandji’s life short. A delivery truck was making a right turn from Blue Jays Way onto Front St. when the driver clipped Nandji causing her to fall. The truck’s rear wheels then ran her over. At the time police did not […]



Fight On Sherbourne St. Sends Two To Hospital

Apr 10th, 2009 | By
Fight On Sherbourne St. Sends Two To Hospital

DOWNTOWN – Drinking and short tempers usually lead to altercations, and that is what happened this afternoon at 200 Sherbourne St. near Dundas St. E. It is alleged that two individuals got into a dispute and after one hit the other with a beer bottle, the latter retaliated by stabbing the man in the chest. […]



Jane Creba Murder Suspect Arrested In England

Apr 7th, 2009 | By
Jane Creba Murder Suspect Arrested In England

LONDON, ENGLAND – British Police arrested Dorian Wallace last Thursday, March 12th in London, England. He will be extradited to Toronto where he will face Manslaughter charges in connection to the murder of Jane Creba. Creba was shot and killed on December 26, 2005.



Man Dies In Apartment Building Fire

Apr 5th, 2009 | By
Man Dies In Apartment Building Fire

DOWNTOWN – A 60 year-old man has died after being found in the hallway of a building ablaze. It happened at 56 Maitland St. last night. Fire crews were able to knockdown the flames fairly quickly, but by then the smoke was quite intense and 50 of the apartment units needed to be evacuated. Many […]



Subway Pushing Suspect Arrested

Apr 5th, 2009 | By
Subway Pushing Suspect Arrested

DOWNTOWN – It didn’t take long for Toronto Police to make an arrest in an incident that saw a man push another man onto the tracks at the Dundas St. W. subway station. 24 year-old Gary Donaldson has been charged with: – Assault – Mischief endangering life – Fail to comply recognizance The crime took […]



Police Seek Suspect In Subway Pushing

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By
Police Seek Suspect In Subway Pushing

DOWNTOWN – Police have release photos of the suspect in a subway pushing incident. On March 28th around 6:00am, a man was pushed onto the tracks by another man at the Dundas St. W. subway station. Luckily there were no trains at the time and the victim suffered only minor injuries. The suspect fled the […]



Man Charged In Museum Station Attack

Apr 2nd, 2009 | By
Man Charged In Museum Station Attack

Edward Osawe,  30, has been charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, and failure to comply with a recognizance order. The suspect allegedly attacked 57 year-old Jennifer Sui-King Tam on the platform of the Museum subway station on around 1:00pm on March 31st. The attack appears to be unprovoked. Tam suffered a 10cm gash […]



Male Arrested After Vehicle And Foot Pursuit

Mar 29th, 2009 | By
Male Arrested After Vehicle And Foot Pursuit

DOWNTOWN – A man was taken into custody at 1:15AM after leading downtown Toronto Police officers from 52 Division and members of the TAVIS unit on a vehicle pursuit. The accused allegedly side swiped several other civilian vehicles during the chase. He then abandoned the vehicle in an underground parking lot near University Ave. and […]



Rogers Centre Evacuated During Motocross

Mar 28th, 2009 | By
Rogers Centre Evacuated During Motocross

Fire crews are at the scene at the Rogers Centre and evacuating people from the Renaissance Toronto Hotel, Hard Rock Cafe and more. The reason appears to be high levels of Carbon Monoxide. Ambulance bus was on the scene as some people were feeling ill. A motocross event had just ended at the venue. Fire […]



Young Woman Dies After Hit By Truck

Mar 26th, 2009 | By
Young Woman Dies After Hit By Truck

DOWNTOWN -  A young woman was pronounced dead at the scene of an unfortunate accident near the Rogers Center at around 9:30pm tonight. Sgt. Tim Burrows tells us that a delivery truck was turning from Blue Jays Way onto Front St. when it struck the victim who is only described as a woman in her […]



Suspicious Fire on Elm St. Sends One to Hospital

Mar 24th, 2009 | By
Suspicious Fire on Elm St. Sends One to Hospital

Toronto Fire crews responded to a fire last evening at around 11:20pm to find a unit in an apartment building in flames. The fire is believed to have had several points of origin in a fifth floor apartment at 25 Elm St. in the Yonge St. and Dundas Ave. area. The two-alarm blaze was knocked […]



Police Looking for Sexual Predator

Mar 12th, 2009 | By
Police Looking for Sexual Predator

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault, and requesting the public’s assistance identifying the alleged suspect. It is reported that: − on Tuesday, March 10, 2009, at 7:20 a.m., a man got off a subway train at the Sherbourne subway station and approached a 27−year−old woman, − after a brief […]



Stolen Vehicle Suspect Sought

Mar 12th, 2009 | By
Stolen Vehicle Suspect Sought

On Tuesday, February 17, 2009, at 9:30 a.m., police responded to a call for a stolen vehicle in the Front Street/Yonge Street area. It is reported that: -the owner of the vehicle was making a delivery, -the owner’s 14−year−old German Shepherd was inside the van, -upon the owner’s return, the vehicle was stolen. It is […]



TPS, OPP and RCMP Setup R.I.D.E Spot Check

Feb 22nd, 2009 | By
TPS, OPP and RCMP Setup R.I.D.E Spot Check

53, 54 and 55 Division Officers teamed up with OPP and RCMP officers in setting up a RIDE spot check last night. The initiative was supported by MADD and was setup on the Bloor St. viaduct. Officers hope to bring strengthen awareness to the dangers of drinking and driving.