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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. Entertainment City: Miley Cyrus hospitalized after allergic reaction

    Entertainment City: Miley Cyrus hospitalized after allergic reaction

    Miley Cyrus had to cancel a concert in Kansas City after an allergic reaction, and Beyonce and Jay-Z may tour together

  2. Business Report: Price for gas is within 2 cents of all-time GTA record

    Business Report: Price for gas is within 2 cents of all-time GTA record

    The price of oil, meanwhile, is at its highest price in three years, senior business editor Mike Eppel explains.

  3. Video: Federal NDP leader in town for Jim Flaherty’s funeral

    Video: Federal NDP leader in town for Jim Flaherty’s funeral

    Tom Mulcair said that as the finance critic for five years, he worked with Flaherty quite closely. He also spoke about the Fair Elections Act.

  4. Video: Local Toronto company supports Daily Bread

    Video: Local Toronto company supports Daily Bread

    U-Be-Livin-Smart, which makes highly nutritious muffins and other products, donated to Daily Bread’s spring food drive on Wednesday.

  5. Video: Jim Flaherty to be remembered in Toronto on Wednesday

    Video: Jim Flaherty to be remembered in Toronto on Wednesday

    The state funeral will be held at St. James Cathedral at 3 p.m.

  6. Video: Police search for ‘phantom four’ bank robbers

    Video: Police search for ‘phantom four’ bank robbers

    Police are searching for four solo bank robbery suspected, thought to be behind a total of 12 bank heists in six months since the fall.

  7. Video: Community gathers to mourn Calgary stabbing victims

    Video: Community gathers to mourn Calgary stabbing victims

    A somber gathering took place Tuesday night at the University of Calgary after five students were fatally stabbed.

  8. Province eyes more regulation of tow truck industry

    Province eyes more regulation of tow truck industry

    CityNews reporter Rima Kar has more on what the proposed legislation means to drivers, and tow truck operators.

  9. Solemn tributes mark anniversary of Boston bombings

    Solemn tributes mark anniversary of Boston bombings

    Survivors, first responders and family members of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday.

  10. 3 teens arrested after stabbing in Brampton high school

    3 teens arrested after stabbing in Brampton high school

    A 17-year-old boy was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed inside St. Roch Catholic Secondary School in Brampton on Tuesday.

  11. Video: Raptors playoff ticket prices skyrocket

    Video: Raptors playoff ticket prices skyrocket

    A recent story from Forbes revealed that the Raptors have the highest average ticket price for the first round of any team in the NBA, at $370.62.

  12. Video: ‘On the Mic with Rudy Blair’ debuts Tuesday evening

    Video: ‘On the Mic with Rudy Blair’ debuts Tuesday evening

    680News entertainment and music reporter Rudy Blair has a new TV show on Rogers TV called On the Mic with Rudy Blair and he’ll be showcasing local talent as well as A-listers. It premiers 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

  13. 5 stabbed to death in Calgary

    5 stabbed to death in Calgary

    Five people in their twenties were stabbed to death at a house party in Calgary on Tuesday morning. The suspect is now in police custody.

  14. Video: Expert discusses increase in stabbing homicides

    Video: Expert discusses increase in stabbing homicides

    One expert says a trend of stabbing homicides could be emerging in the GTA.

  15. Video: Winter weather returned to the GTA

    Video: Winter weather returned to the GTA

    An Arctic cold front passed through southern Ontario, resulting in temperatures plunging to below the freezing mark early on Tuesday morning.