3 children, 1 woman killed in Brampton crash, police watchdog investigating

Three children and one woman are dead following a multi-vehicle crash in Brampton, and the province’s police watchdog is now investigating. A man is also in life-threatening condition, Peel Regional Police say. Police were called to the area of Torbram Road and Country Side Drive at approximately 12:15 p.m. Thursday for reports of a multi-vehicle collision. […]

Hamilton police say 79-year-old woman was killed in random act by stranger

Hamilton police say 79-year-old woman was killed in random act by stranger

Hamilton police allege the homicide of 79-year-old Gladys Little was a random act carried out by a stranger. They say they will seek an arrest warrant for their suspect, a 26-year-old woman originally from Thunder Bay, on Sunday morning. But they say that because of her “random and violent actions,” they’re releasing her name ahead […]

6 Canadian service members killed in helicopter crash honoured at CFB Trenton ceremony

6 Canadian service members killed in helicopter crash honoured at CFB Trenton ceremony

For years, Cpl. Simon Pittarelli would end every phone conversation with his sister, Sub-Lt. Abbigail Cowbrough, with “I love you.” That means more to him now than ever, as Cowbrough was one of six Canadian military members killed in last week’s helicopter crash off the coast of Greece who were honoured at a repatriation ceremony in Ontario Wednesday. In the end, that […]

Hundreds expected to attend candlelight vigil in honour of GTA victims killed in Iran plane crash

Hundreds expected to attend candlelight vigil in honour of GTA victims killed in Iran plane crash

Hundreds are expected to attend a candlelight vigil planned for Thursday evening in honour of Toronto-area victims killed in the Iran plane crash.  The event comes one day after dozens of Torontonians were identified as victims of the Ukrainian airliner crash in Tehran that killed all 176 passengers on board.  From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., friends, […]

West Texas gunman killed 7 and wounded 22, including toddler

West Texas gunman killed 7 and wounded 22, including toddler

A gunman who went on the rampage with an AR-type rifle in West Texas killed seven people and wounded 22 others, including a toddler who was shot in the face, before he was killed by police, authorities said on Sunday. Police said the second mass shooting in Texas in four weeks began on Saturday afternoon […]

Funeral prayers held for mother of 3 killed in Regent Park hit and run

Funeral prayers held for mother of 3 killed in Regent Park hit and run

Funeral prayers were held Saturday for a Regent Park mother of three who was struck and killed by an alleged impaired driver on Thursday afternoon. Family friends identified the victim as Ismathara Ratna, who, along with her husband, was a long-time Regent Park resident. Police did not release the woman’s identity, but on Friday did give […]

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