GTA

Toronto officer in Sammy Yatim case pleads not guilty

A Toronto police officer has pleaded not guilty in the shooting death of a teenager two years ago. Constable James Forcillo is charged with second-degree murder and attempted murder in the death of Sammy Yatim. The 18-year-old was fatally shot on an empty streetcar on...

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Third man charged in 2014 death of Pickering woman

A man has been charged as the third suspect in the murder of a Pickering woman last year. Durham Regional Police says the body of 39-year-old Carmela Knight was found in the burned-out garage of her home on Pebblestone Crescent in September 2014. Knight's death was...

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TCHC introduces new program to quicken housing repairs

The Toronto Community Housing Corporation (TCHC) has announced a new effort to speed up repairs at housing units in three neighbourhoods. The pilot project is called “ReSet”, and will see multiple capital repairs in each building bundled together to be treated as one...

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17-year-old charged in North York school stabbing

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder after turning himself in to police, in connection with a school stabbing in North York on Wednesday. The victim, a teen student, was stabbed several times in the chest in front of George S. Henry Academy in the...

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Man charged with murder of mother in Oakville home

The son of an Oakville woman found dead in her home last night has been charged with murder. 62-year-old Judith Wilson was pronounced dead after police were called to the home on Sheldon Avenue, near the QEW and Third Line, at around 8:30 pm. Police say Wilson's son...

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