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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: Men accused in brazen Malvern murder to appear in court

    Video: Men accused in brazen Malvern murder to appear in court

    Andrea White, 33, was in the garage of her townhouse when she was fatally shot on Saturday night.

  2. Video: Mississauga mom accused of abducting son, 8

    Video: Mississauga mom accused of abducting son, 8

    Wei Chen does not have custody of her son Matthew Zhang and is not able to care for him properly, police say. She does not have family in Canada.

  3. Video: Community mourns after mother killed in east-end shooting

    Video: Community mourns after mother killed in east-end shooting

    Andrea White, a 33-year-old mother of four, was pronounced dead at the scene.

  4. Video: 680′s Rudy Blair wins Harry Jerome Award for Media

    Video: 680′s Rudy Blair wins Harry Jerome Award for Media

    680News entertainment reporter was honoured with a Harry Jerome Award for Media over the weekend.

  5. Belleville river still rising with rain in the forecast

    Belleville river still rising with rain in the forecast

    The Moira River in Belleville, Ont. is expected to rise another five centimetres overnight. With thousands of sandbags already fighting off the deluge, residents pray the rain forecasted for Monday doesn’t come.

  6. Mother of 4 gunned down in Malvern

    Mother of 4 gunned down in Malvern

    Andrea White, 33, was shot by a passing SUV April 12, 2014 while she was in the garage of her townhouse with family and friends. White is the mother of four children all under the age of 16. Two men are facing first-degree murder charges in her death. Michael Davani, 21, was arrested after a

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  7. Video: Belleville residents prepare as flood waters rise

    Video: Belleville residents prepare as flood waters rise

    Officials are asking for volunteers to help prepare sandbags as more rain is in the forecast in the coming days.

  8. Video: Should you use smartphone anti-virus software?

    Video: Should you use smartphone anti-virus software?

    CityNews tech specialist Mike Yawney finds out if you should be installing anti-virus software on your smartphone

  9. Video: Flood waters continue to rise in Belleville

    Video: Flood waters continue to rise in Belleville

    CityNews reporter Natalie Duddridge says more than 50 homes have been evecuated and as many as 200 more could be threatened in Belleville.

  10. Video: Several events to close down GTA streets this summer

    Video: Several events to close down GTA streets this summer

    CityNews reporter Stella Acquisto gets the low down on some of the events that will close GTA streets down this summer.

  11. Aurora church fire smoulders in to Saturday

    Aurora church fire smoulders in to Saturday

    Crews remained on the scene of the massive fire Saturday as parishioners make alternative plans. Officials revealed today that the fire was started accidentally by a group of workers repairing the roof.

  12. Police seek suspect in string of daylight sex assaults in Richmond Hill

    Police seek suspect in string of daylight sex assaults in Richmond Hill

    Police say the same man is wanted in connection will all four assaults.

  13. Flaherty’s legacy lives on in Whitby’s accessible sports centre

    Flaherty’s legacy lives on in Whitby’s accessible sports centre

    Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was a passionate advocate for accessibility issues and helped bring the Abilities Centre to the Durham region he represented at the provincial and federal level. His brother-in-law Leo Plue is the centre’s executive director. He shared some of his memories of Flaherty with our Cynthia Mulligan.

  14. Heartbleed prompted the feds to shut down websites while the bug was repaired. CITYNEWS
    Feds shut down more sites in Heartbleed bug aftermath

    Feds shut down more sites in Heartbleed bug aftermath

    Federal government websites have been slow to react after the Heartbleed bug revealed earlier this week. The Ontario government says its vulnerable websites have now been protected. And in the aftermath of the computer bug, reports suggest the U.S. National Security Agency knew about — and exploited — the bug.

  15. Tearful tributes to Jim Flaherty in the House of Commons

    Tearful tributes to Jim Flaherty in the House of Commons

    MPs offered tearful tributes in the House of Commons Friday to former finance minister Jim Flaherty after he died suddenly on Thursday. A state funeral will be held next Wednesday in Toronto, and the CN Tower will glow green Friday night in honour of the former public servant.