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What the jury didn't hear at the trial of a man accused of killing a Toronto officer

What the jury didn't hear at the trial of a man accused of killing a Toronto officer

TORONTO — Jurors have begun their deliberations in the trial of Umar Zameer, who has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the death of Toronto police Det. Const. Jeffrey Northrup.
Judge at trial of man accused of killing cop was concerned over Crown changing theory

Judge at trial of man accused of killing cop was concerned over Crown changing theory

TORONTO — The judge overseeing the trial of a man accused of fatally running over a Toronto police officer repeatedly raised concerns over the prosecution’s changing theory of what happened that night and at one point indicated she did not see how a
Speaker of Ontario legislature stands by keffiyeh ban; Ford, opposition seek reversal

Speaker of Ontario legislature stands by keffiyeh ban; Ford, opposition seek reversal

TORONTO — The Speaker of Ontario's legislature is standing by a ruling that bans people in the building from wearing keffiyehs, which he says are being worn to make a political statement, even after the premier and all opposition parties asked him to
Ontario police say 14 charged after 126 people lose money in 'grandparent scam'

Ontario police say 14 charged after 126 people lose money in 'grandparent scam'

TORONTO — Fourteen alleged members of an organized gang are facing dozens of charges after 126 people from across Canada lost nearly $1 million in total in a so-called "grandparent scam," Ontario Provincial Police announced Thursday, saying the fraud
Ontario legislature bans wearing of keffiyehs; Ford wants decision reversed

Ontario legislature bans wearing of keffiyehs; Ford wants decision reversed

TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is calling for a reversal of a ban on keffiyehs in the legislature. Ford says the decision was made by Speaker Ted Arnott alone and "needlessly divides" the people of Ontario.
Lawyers make final pitches to jury in trial of man accused of killing Toronto cop

Lawyers make final pitches to jury in trial of man accused of killing Toronto cop

TORONTO — A man accused of fatally running over a Toronto police officer did not intend to kill anyone and behaved reasonably in the face of what he thought was an imminent threat to his family, defence lawyers said Wednesday, while prosecutors argue
Workers warn of dangers if six Public Health Ontario labs close

Workers warn of dangers if six Public Health Ontario labs close

TORONTO — The potential closure of six laboratories across the province would be dangerous and create inequity in northern Ontario, Public Health Ontario workers said Wednesday.
Police announce nine suspects in $24M gold and cash heist at Toronto Pearson

Police announce nine suspects in $24M gold and cash heist at Toronto Pearson

TORONTO — Two men who worked for Air Canada and an alleged firearms trafficker are among nine people facing charges in a heist of nearly $24 million in gold and cash from Toronto's Pearson airport a year ago, police said Wednesday, offering new detai
Police say two men, one youth facing 54 charges after two carjackings in Toronto

Police say two men, one youth facing 54 charges after two carjackings in Toronto

Toronto police have laid a total of 54 charges against three people who allegedly stole two luxury cars and ran over a victim in one carjacking with his own vehicle. Supt. Andy Singh says the first carjacking took place at around 2 p.m.
Ontario hopes to start building Highway 413 within a year: transportation minister

Ontario hopes to start building Highway 413 within a year: transportation minister

TORONTO — Ontario hopes to begin building Highway 413 within a year, the province's transportation minister said Tuesday, after reaching an agreement with the federal government.