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 4 days | George A. Romero, father of the zombie film, dead at 77

              Film director George A. Romero, who was often referred to as the "Father of the Zombie Movie" for movies such as "Night of the Living Dead" and "Dawn of the Dead," has died after a brief battle with lung cancer. He was 77 years old. (more)   

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 7 months | Canadian police foil attack on Toronto high school

              A 17-year-old boy has been arrested over an alleged plan to carry out an attack against the Oakwood Collegiate Institute in Toronto, police say. It was allegedly timed to coincide with the anniversary of a 1989 school massacre. (more)   

  Toronto, Canada     


  11 months | 3 dead after crossbow attack in Scarborough, Toronto

              Three people have been killed after an attack involving a crossbow in the district of Scarborough in eastern Toronto, Canadian officials say. A suspect has been taken into custody and taken to hospital but his motive is unknown. (more)   

  Toronto, Canada     


 1 yr | George Brown College at Casa Loma in Toronto on lockdown due to stabbing

              The Casa Loma campus of George Brown College in Toronto has been placed on lockdown after an incident involving a knife, officials say. All students are asked to stay where they are. (more)   

  Toronto, Canada     


 1 yr | Daneesha Phillips, 10, reported missing in Toronto

              The Toronto Police Service has issued an appeal for the public's help in finding 10-year-old Daneesha Phillips, though details about her disappearance have not yet been released. (more)   

  Toronto, Canada     



 1 yr | Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford dies after battle with cancer

              Toronto City Councillor Rob Ford, who made international headlines as mayor when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine while in office, has died after a battle with cancer, his office says. He was 46. (more)   

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 1 yr | Toronto Amber Alert: Vehicle stolen with 3-month-old baby inside

              An Amber Alert is in effect for the Greater Toronto Area after the abduction of a 3-month-old baby who was inside a vehicle when it was stolen in northwest Toronto. Anyone who sees the vehicle with license plate BWRC161 should call 911 immediately. (more)   

  Toronto, Canada     


 1 yr | Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford in hospital with family by his side

              Toronto City Councillor Rob Ford, who made international headlines as mayor when he admitted to smoking crack cocaine while in office, is in hospital and surrounded by his family amid speculation that his condition has deteriorated. (more)   

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 1 yr | Air Canada Flight 549 diverts to Toronto after emergency

              Air Canada Flight 549, which was flying from New Jersey to Vancouver, experienced a cabin pressure issue and made an emergency descent before diverting to Toronto. No injuries have been reported. (more)   

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 1 yr | Toronto Police Sergeant Darren Worth charged with assault for July arrest

              Toronto Police Sergeant Darren Worth has been charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm after a driver fractured a right orbital bone during an arrest last year, investigators say. (more)   

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Ohio Amber Alert: Leah Ross abducted from Gahanna     11 hrs  

Langara College in Vancouver briefly on lockdown     13 hrs  

Strong earthquake hits Turkey and Greece, killing at least 2     19 hrs  

‘Linkin Park’ singer Chester Bennington dead at 41     1 day  

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