Ashley Smith’s prison death a homicide: coroner’s jury
A coroner’s inquest jury ruled the prison death of Ashley Smith a homicide on Thursday, and prompted the family’s lawyer to call for authorities to open a criminal investigation against the guards’ superiors.
Video: Teen in serious condition after stabbing in Scarborough
Here’s video from the scene at Warwick Castle Court and John Tabor Trail in Scarborough after an 18-year-old male was stabbed on Thursday afternoon. The victim was conscious and alert when they took him to hospital.
Video: Lawyer for Ashley Smith’s family call authorities to reopen criminal probe
Jurors at the Ashley Smith prison-death inquest have ruled the teen’s death a homicide. The 19-year-old choked herself to death in a segregation cell at an Ontario prison six years ago. The family’s lawyers Julian Falconer and Julian Roy called for authorities to reopen their criminal investigation into her death.
Year in Review 2013: Tim Bosma’s abduction and murder
Tim Bosma of Hamilton was abducted on May 6 by two men after taking them for a test drive in his truck that he was trying to sell online. His charred remains were found on a farm owned by accused Dellen Millard, police said May 14.
Year in Review 2013: Chris Hadfield’s final space mission
Astronaut Chris Hadfield took off for his third and final mission in space on Dec. 19, 2012. During his stint on the International Space Station, he attracted a huge Twitter following posting his photos, playing music and talking about his research.
Video: Climatologist on impact of July’s flood in Toronto
June’s record flooding in Calgary and southern Alberta was Environment Canada’s top weather story of the year. The flooding in Toronto in July was No. 2 on the list. Climatologist David Phillips spoke about how the floods impacted Toronto that day.
Video: Ashley Smith’s prison death ruled a homicide
Dr. John Carlisle announces that jurors at the Ashley Smith prison-death inquest have ruled the teen’s death as a homicide. The 19-year-old choked herself to death in a segregation cell at an Ontario prison six years ago.