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Two dead, three injured in head-on crash in northern Alberta

Two dead, three injured in head-on crash in northern Alberta

Two people were killed in a head-on collision Thursday north of Sexsmith, police say. Police say the crash happened around 7:12 a.m. when a northbound truck crossed the centre line and collided head-on with an oncoming truck travelling southbound on Highway 2 near Township Road 750. A 34-year-old male passenger from Grande Prairie in the northbound truck was pronounced deceased ... Read More »

Kamloops: Hotel robbed by man with gun (Picture)

Hotel robbed by man with gun (Photo)

KAMLOOPS – Police say a lone man entered the CIBC in downtown Kamloops and demanded cash before fleeing on foot. Cpl. Kelly Butler says it happened at about 2:30 p.m. “We had reports that a lone male entered the bank, asked for an amount of money, and was provided with an undisclosed amount of money. That male then departed on ... Read More »

American man charged after security breach at Toronto Pearson

American man charged after security breach at Toronto Pearson

A 58-year-old American citizen was charged after a mock explosive device was found in a suitcase at a security checkpoint. Passengers were taken off a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight at Toronto’s Pearson Airport Thursday as a precaution. A spokesperson for Transport Canada told the News in a statement via email that “as part of Transport Canada’s security oversight program, aviation ... Read More »

Eight-year-old boy killed in canoe capsize, man facing impaired

Eight-year-old boy killed in canoe capsize, man facing impaired

Police have laid criminal charges against a Toronto-area man after a eight-year-old boy died in a canoeing incident in the Muskoka River near Bracebridge, Ont., on Friday. Bracebridge OPP and emergency services were called to the river near High Falls after a canoe with a man and eight-year-old boy overturned. Both canoe occupants were thrown into the river and were ... Read More »

RCMP arrest man in Toronto wanted for terrorism (Video)

RCMP arrest man in Toronto wanted for terrorism (Video)

The RCMP says that it has arrested a Toronto man for leaving Canada to participate in the activity of a terrorist group. The RCMP alleges 27-year-old Pamir Hakimzadah travelled to Turkey during the fall of 2014 to join the Islamic State but was subsequently returned to Canada after being detained by Turkish authorities. Toronto cops are also holding Hakimzadah for ... Read More »

Warning issued: More snow expected late Thursday, into Friday

Warning issued: More snow expected late Thursday, into Friday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the City of Toronto. A special weather statement for Toronto and most of southern Ontario remains in effect, with a mix of rain and snow set to descend on the region. Freezing rain is possible northwest of Toronto on Thursday night. “Of course, it’s all temperature-dependent,” CityNews weather specialist Frank Ferragine ... Read More »

One man, two girls killed in crash near Caledonia

One man, two girls killed in crash near Caledonia

Two First Nations are in mourning after a van full of kids coming home from laser tag was hit in a “horrific” head-on crash, killing two girls, the driver of the other car and leaving other children with “life-altering” injuries. Ontario Provincial Police and several emergency crews were called to Highway 6. shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Police say a ... Read More »