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by Shawn Star on September 28, 2012
Police have recently updated a murder investigation from spring that took place in Lawrence Heights.

The new information includes description of a suspect, a suspect vehicle, and a brief explanation of how the murder of Paul Fitzgerald Benn, 38, played out.

According to...(More)
by Shawn Star on July 5, 2012
When Joseph heard a volley of gunfire in the middle of the afternoon on May 10, he looked to see what had happened.

That’s when he saw the killers.

Not only did he see a man lying motionless on the ground, but he watched with others as the suspects ran from the west end...(More)
by Shawn Star on July 5, 2012
A witness to the shooting of Delano Coombs on May 10 cites a rap song to indicate he’s willing to tell what he saw — a reversal of the usual scenario.

“I’m not afraid,” he said, quoting the popular rap song “Not Afraid” by Eminem. “I’m not afraid to take a stand.”
by Shawn Star on June 13, 2012
An elderly woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a TTC bus while she was crossing Davenport Road.

Police say on June 12 at around 8:32 p.m. the 82-year-old woman was from the south side to the north side when she was struck.

The northbound bus,...(More)
by Shawn Star on May 29, 2012
Those who live and work in the community feel the effects of the violence that has plagued the area. Many businesses and residents won’t talk out of fear they’ll be targeted for speaking to media or police about the crimes in the neighbourhood. But a few would speak. Here’s what they have to...(More)
by Shawn Star on May 29, 2012
Clemee Joseph remembers getting the call about her son.

“When the police called and said Jarvis was shot, I never in my wildest dreams thought Jarvis was dead,” she said. “I got dressed, I was ready to go out the door, I thought maybe he was shot in the leg, maybe in the arm, I’m...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 9, 2012
After nearly two and a half years, the search for Mariam Makhniashvili has come to an end.

On March 9, the skeletal human remains found in a wooded area on the south side of the eastbound off-ramp of the 401 near Yonge Street in late February, were positively identified as those of the...(More)
by Staff on February 10, 2011
Police have arrested a man in connection with an indecent act incident that began in the Danforth and Logan area a few days ago.  

Police say on Feb. 7 a 29 year old woman was approached by a man driving a pickup truck in the area. The man allegedly asked the woman for...(More)
by Staff on February 2, 2011
Police have issued an alert to the Annette Street community after a man was seen loitering near two elementary schools last Thursday.  

Police say on Jan. 27 at 5 p.m., a man was spotted holding a camera near Annette Street PS and St. Cecilia Catholic School.
by Shawn Star on January 18, 2011
A Toronto man has been charged with sexual assault after police learned he was not revealing his HIV-positive status to sexual partners.

Police allege that 33 year old Steve Ralph, who also goes by the nickname Shorty, was aware of his HIV-positive status since May of 2003, but did...(More)
by Karolyn Coorsh on November 3, 2010
Police issued a public alert in October after a bag full of insulin and $7,000 cash was stolen from an O’Connor Drive And St. Clair Avenue East coffee shop.

Police say on Oct. 14 at 4:15 p.m. a 50-year-old man left the shop, forgetting his shoulder bag containing his prescribed...(More)
by Shawn Star on October 1, 2010
Police investigating the daylight murder of a 24-year-old man in Lawrence Heights have released footage of what they believe is a witness and suspected shooter.

They released the video in the hopes of garnering more information on the incident.

On Aug. 24, Randy Anthony...(More)
by Staff on September 17, 2010
Police have released surveillance images of a man who reportedly held a cab driver at knifepoint during an attempted robbery near Runnymede Road and St. Clair Avenue West on Aug. 11.

Police say the man they’re looking for hailed a cab in the area, and once inside, held a knife it to...(More)
by Staff on September 7, 2010
Police are on the hunt for three men after a man was stabbed during a street fight on the Danforth.

According to police an argument between two men began at 1 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 6 and escalated into a fight. Two other men who happened to be walking by got into the mix and starting...(More)
by Staff on April 30, 2010

Police have released mall surveillance images of a missing woman last seen in the area of Graydon Hall Drive on April 20.

Elizabeth Chirwa, 22, appears in surveillance images captured at Fairview Mall 12 hours after she disappeared.

At a police press...(More)
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