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by Shawn Star on December 9, 2013
A woman is dead, her son is charged with murder and neighbours in Bedford Park are in shock following a violent domestic incident on Nov. 25 at 133 Ronan Ave.

Police say Janet Williams, 60, was stabbed to death just after 3 p.m. in her Mount Pleasant Road and Lawrence Avenue East area...(More)
by Shawn Star on November 12, 2013
A man on his way to work who was stabbed in the face at a Forest Hill bus stop early on the morning of Oct. 27 was mere inches from death, according to police.

The 28-year-old victim was waiting for an eastbound bus at Eglinton Avenue West and Gardiner Road, just west of Spadina Road....(More)
by Shawn Star on April 19, 2013
A man faces three charges after repeatedly harassing and assaulting a pregnant woman, police say.

In a news release, police alleged the man was jogging on Yonge Street and veered toward the pregnant woman who was wearing a hijab, and struck her while also making a comment.
by Shawn Star on April 16, 2013
Police are now saying that a shooting at Yorkdale Mall over the Easter weekend  that left one man dead and another in hospital was likely gang related calling the shooting an “ambush”.

Michael Nguyen, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene on March 30, just past 8 p.m. after...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 28, 2013
Toronto Police are warning the public about a smokable cannabis substitute they say is an illegal health hazard, but is being sold in variety stores across the city.

In a news release, police said they seized 55 packages of the product on from stores in 54 and 55 divisions on Mar. 4...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 20, 2013
Police have issued an arrest warrant for a man they believe fled to the Philippines shortly after murdering an elderly woman last year.

In a news release, police said the warrant is for first degree murder and stems from the discovery of 78-year-old Manijeh Bostani-Khamsi’s body in...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 19, 2013
Toronto’s 10th homicide of the year claimed the life of a 20-year-old man, who reportedly laid in his mother’s arms as he was dying.

In a news release, police said the victim, Michael Cocomello, also known as Michael Mandino, was found suffering from obvious stab wounds on Nairn...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 16, 2013
A 22-year-old man is facing numerous charges after being caught going more than 50 km/h above the speed limit on the Don Valley Parkway.

In a news release, police said the Pickering man was observed by police at about 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 24 going northbound on the DVP near Eglinton. The...(More)
by Shawn Star on March 16, 2013
A man is facing several charges following what police called an unprovoked stabbing on board the subway.

In a news release, police said they were called to Davisville subway station on Feb. 27 at around 10:20 p.m. for a stabbing that had occurred on a train as it came into Davisville....(More)
by Shawn Star on March 15, 2013
Three people are facing 21 charges after police broke up what they called an organized crime group that allegedly committed a series of thefts from retail stores throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Police from 32 Division’s Community Response Unit and Major Crime Unit conducted an...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 23, 2013
Three teens are facing charges following an armed robbery in mid-January.

Police say on Jan. 19, three males robbed a 20-year-old man of his cellphone when he was near O’Connor Drive and Sunrise Avenue. On Feb. 1, police from 54 Division executed three search warrants near O’Connor...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 20, 2013
A rash of street robberies has struck the area during last half of January.

On Jan. 26, a 23-year-old man was approached by a group of four men near Don Mills and Parkway Forest Drive. There was a struggle and then the victim was punched and kicked by the suspects, one of whom pulled...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 12, 2013
Police made an arrest in the city’s fourth homicide of the year just days after it occurred.

A 50-year-old Toronto woman was charged with second degree murder on Jan. 23, after Jose Ignacio Ortiz, 65, was found dead four days earlier.

Police say Toronto Fire Services...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 9, 2013
A quartet of mid-January robberies targeting youth has shocked the Flemingdon Park community due to their violent nature.

The first occurred on Jan. 11 at about 3:30 p.m. near Gateway Boulevard and Grenoble Drive, where a 13-year-old boy was approached by two males. The suspects...(More)
by Shawn Star on February 7, 2013
Police managed to take a loaded gun off the streets in Lawrence Heights while investigating an earlier robbery.

In a news release, police said members of the TAVIS unit were patrolling the Ranee Avenue and Varna Drive area just before 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 12 after reports of a robbery...(More)
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