Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, who were found dead at their home in Toronto last month, were the victims of a double murder, police said on Friday. No suspects have been arrested so far.
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)
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)
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 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)
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 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)
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)