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  • Three people were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after a multi-vehicle crash on the Highway 401 on August 3

    Three injured in Hwy. 401 crash; highway reopens

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Three people were taken to hospital, one with serious injuries, after two minor back-to-back collisions on the Highway 401, Wednesday. The westbound Highway 401 was closed at Highway 427, but has since reopened. The closure lasted over two hours. A car involved in a collision was on the left shoulder when the

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  • Suspect arrested in Nov. 2010 Peel murder

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – A Toronto man has been arrested in a nine-month-old murder investigation. Back in November 2010, 27-year-old Donald Grant was shot to death in the Dixie Road and Highway 401 area of Mississauga, Ont. Peel police said tips from the public led officers to Hamilton, where they located Jerome Derby. The 21-year-old is

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  • Is it worth insuring your smartphone?

    Andrea Macpherson

    News1130 told you yesterday smartphone thefts are up in places like Surrey. The Consumers Association of Canada says insurance may be worth it, but it depends on how much the electronics are worth.

  • Rogers On Demand Mobile service to offer Blue Jays games

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – How do you watch the Blue Jays? Live at the Rogers Centre, on Sportsnet TV or listening on Sportsnet Radio the FAN 590? Well, now you have another choice. Blue Jays fans can now watch the game on the go. As of August 2, Rogers customers can watch live streaming Rogers Sportsnet

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  • Hydraulic system to blame for Sunwing passenger delay in Paris

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Being stranded in Paris, France, for 36 hours may sound romantic but about 200 Toronto-bound passengers aren’t feeling the love for Sunwing. A problem with the plane’s hydraulic system forced repeated delays. The passengers arrived at Pearson International Airport at around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The discount airline said a new part had

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  • Man shot by police after Caribbean Carnival Parade known criminal: reports

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – There are reports that the man shot by police after the Caribbean Carnival Parade on the weekend was a known criminal and was carrying a gun. The Toronto Sun quoted sources as saying 30-year-old Kevin Murray of Ajax, Ont., had a record of obstructing police and once faced weapons charges. Meantime, the

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  • TIFF Bell Lightbox, Sept. 2010

    Portion of John St. closed due to falling glass concerns

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Two streets have been closed in downtown Toronto because of concerns glass could fall from the windows of the high-rise buildings above.

    The latest problem involves the TIFF Bell Lightbox building on John Street, north of King Street. Glass fell from the 27th floor Tuesday night.

  • Toronto police say a 93-year-old man was struck while crossing Bathurst Street north of Bloor Street.

    Police seek witnesses after senior struck crossing street

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto police are looking for witnesses after a pedestrian was struck Thursday afternoon while crossing Bathurst Street. A 94-year-old male pedestrian was crossing Bathurst Street from east to west around 3:50 p.m. when he was struck by a grey Volkswagen, which was travelling south on Bathurst Street. Police say it appears the

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  • BC leads in cross-border and online back to school spending

    John Ackermann

    A study commissioned by VISA finds parents in this province will be spending $251 on average online for back to school – compared to $240 dollars in the rest of Canada.

  • The Ontario government has pledged $1-million to help those suffering from a famine in the Horn of Africa region.

    Ontario government pledges cash for African famine

    680News staff

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario government has pledged $1-million to help people facing starvation in the hardest hit countries of the Horn of Africa. The United Nations (UN) declared a famine in Somalia on July 20, the first time the international agency has had to declare a famine there in nearly 20 years. Ontario’s money

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