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A look back at some of the biggest headlines of 2013. From Rob Ford to Chris Hadfield to Sammy Yatim to the massive rain storm on July 8, it was a memorable year in Toronto and the GTA.

Year in review 2013: Toronto’s top news stories RSS

  1. Video: Overnight Weather Webcast: Jan. 31, 2015

    Video: Overnight Weather Webcast: Jan. 31, 2015

    A special weather statement remains in effect for snow on Sunday, -3 C.

  2. Video: Fans give Super Bowl predictions

    Video: Fans give Super Bowl predictions

    Sportsnet’s Jamie Thomas gets game predictions from fans in Arizona.

  3. Video: Residents near Alexandra Park hope revitalization makes neighbourhood safer

    Video: Residents near Alexandra Park hope revitalization makes neighbourhood safer

    Following the death of a man in the Bathurst and Dundas area, CityNews reporter Natalie Duddridge speaks with community residents about their hope for a safer neighbourhood with revitalization plans underway.

  4. Residents voice concerns over new Scarborough subway construction

    Residents voice concerns over new Scarborough subway construction

    City planners gathered to listen to residents along the proposed Scarborough subway extension route and answer their many questions.

  5. Police hunt for suspect after fatal shooting at Bathurst and Dundas

    Police hunt for suspect after fatal shooting at Bathurst and Dundas

    Roberto Dixon, 27, was found without vital signs near Bathurst and Dundas streets around 4:15 a.m.

  6. Foodies rejoice as 13th annual Winterlicious gets underway

    Foodies rejoice as 13th annual Winterlicious gets underway

    CityNews reporter Natalie Duddridge with some of the hot dining deals sure to melt away the winter blues.

  7. Harper’s new terror bill would expand powers of CSIS, RCMP

    Harper’s new terror bill would expand powers of CSIS, RCMP

    Newly tabled anti-terrorism legislation would give Canada’s spy agency more power to thwart a suspected extremist’s travel plans, disrupt bank transactions and covertly interfere with radical websites.

  8. Activists question how terror bill will affect civil liberties

    Activists question how terror bill will affect civil liberties

    CityNews reporter Avery Haines explores how increased security affects privacy.

  9. NFL to run domestic violence PSA during Super Bowl

    NFL to run domestic violence PSA during Super Bowl

    It’s not the kind of ad you’d expect to see during the Super Bowl. CityNews reporter Andrea Piunno tells us how the NFL is tackling the topic of domestic violence.

  10. What you need to know about your rights in police interactions

    What you need to know about your rights in police interactions

    A controversial video of a Toronto man’s run in with police is raising questions about what you can and can’t do when interacting with officers.

  11. Toronto students celebrate Black History Month

    Toronto students celebrate Black History Month

    CityNews videographer Audra Brown shows us how students are looking to the past to learn lessons for the future.

  12. Video of Toronto arrest raises questions about rights

    Video of Toronto arrest raises questions about rights

    A video of a Toronto man’s arrest that went viral is raising more questions today, specifically why he was stopped by police in the first place and whether or not his rights were violated.

  13. 680News’ Leslie James movie reviews: Project Almanac, A Most Violent Year

    680News’ Leslie James movie reviews: Project Almanac, A Most Violent Year

    680News film critic Leslie James joins Melanie Ng to give his thoughts on Project Almanac, A Most Violent Year, Wild Card and Black or White.

  14. Video: David Peterson & Dalton McGuinty attend funeral for Joseph Rotman

    Video: David Peterson & Dalton McGuinty attend funeral for Joseph Rotman

    Former Ontario premiers David Peterson and Dalton McGuinty spoke about Joseph L. Rotman after attending a funeral for the Toronto businessman.

  15. Video: Stephen Harper unveils new anti-terror legislation

    Video: Stephen Harper unveils new anti-terror legislation

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an appearance in Richmond Hill on Friday to unveil new anti-terror legislation. It would give the Canadian Security Intelligence Service more power to thwart a suspected extremist’s travel plans.