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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. Morning Weather Webcast: September 2, 2014

    Morning Weather Webcast: September 2, 2014

    A sticky start to back to school with a high of 24 C feeling 32, a risk of afternoon thunderstorms and rain heavy at times.

  2. File photo
    Some full-day kindergarten classrooms not yet ready

    Some full-day kindergarten classrooms not yet ready

    A CityNews investigation has discovered that some Toronto full-day kindergarten classrooms are still not ready.

  3. How to stop smartphone hackers

    How to stop smartphone hackers

    CityNews reporter Adrian Ghobrial tells us how your smartphone could be putting your most personal pictures at risk.

  4. Rob Ford going from bobbleheads to campaign mode

    Rob Ford going from bobbleheads to campaign mode

    Rob Ford signed new bobbleheads for supporters today with proceeds going to charity, but soon the events will turn to hardcore campaigning.

  5. Fiery crash closes section of Hwy. 400

    Fiery crash closes section of Hwy. 400

    No one was seriously injured.

  6. TTC debuts new streetcar on Spadina

    TTC debuts new streetcar on Spadina

    The TTC’s new accessible, state-of-the-art streetcar made its debut on the 510 Spadina line Sunday morning.

  7. Video: Kids take in the last bit of summer before school

    Video: Kids take in the last bit of summer before school

    CityNews reporter Natalie Duddridge is at the CNE where many are getting their last taste of summer before school starts.

  8. Double stabbing downtown sends 2 to hospital

    Double stabbing downtown sends 2 to hospital

    One person is in police custody after two men were stabbed in the Gerrard and River streets area of the city on Sunday afternoon.

  9. RAW: New TTC streetcar debuts on Spadina

    RAW: New TTC streetcar debuts on Spadina

    The TTC’s new accessible, state-of-the-art streetcar made its debut on the 510 Spadina line Sunday morning.

  10. Video: Thousands flock to MTCC for day 3 of Fan Expo

    Video: Thousands flock to MTCC for day 3 of Fan Expo

    CityNews reporter Natalie Duddridge checks out the many things happening at the third day of Fan Expo Canada.

  11. Video: Man dead after St. Clair West hit-and-run

    Video: Man dead after St. Clair West hit-and-run

    It was a violent night on GTA streets for pedestrians. CityNews reporter Shauna Hunt learns more about a fatal hit-and-run on St. Clair West.

  12. Mayoral candidates’ debate focuses on issues affecting black community

    Mayoral candidates’ debate focuses on issues affecting black community

    The Diversity Advancement Network hosted a mayoral candidates’ debate Friday night that tackled some of the issues affecting Toronto’s black community, including public housing, education, transit and racial profiling.

  13. Fans flock to FanExpo

    Fans flock to FanExpo

    Plenty of comic book and sci-fi fans are taking advantage of the fact that FanExpo is in town.

  14. Surveillance video released in Sonia Varaschin murder case

    Surveillance video released in Sonia Varaschin murder case

    Police hope releasing surveillance video will help in the unsolved murder case of Sonia Varaschin, an Orangeville nurse who was found dead in Caledon on Sept. 5, 2010.

  15. CNE air show mishap

    CNE air show mishap

    It’s an end of summer tradition, but this year’s CNE air show is off to a rocky start before it even begins.