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16-year-old boy struck and killed by vehicle in Vaughan, man facing charges – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 16-year-old boy is dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Vaughan late Tuesday, police say. A 24-year-old man is now facing charges. York Regional Police said officers responded to Martin Grove Road and Jackman Crescent, which is south of …

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York Regional Police officer charged with sexual assault, force says – Toronto

York Regional Police says one of their officers has been charged with alleged sexual assault following an investigation. In a statement Tuesday, the force said an officer faced three counts of sexual assault and one count of forcible confinement. The investigation was led by York Regional Police’s professional standards bureau …

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‘Got him!’ Missing Ontario man located using special helicopter technology

Descrease article font size Increase article font size York Regional Police say they were able to find a man who had gone missing from Markham, Ont., using special technology and a police air support helicopter. On Wednesday, officers in an Air2 helicopter obtained a Project Lifesaver signal about 1,000 feet …

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‘Truly alarming’: Police release video of illegal car rallies in Vaughan, Ont.

York Regional Police have released a compilation video showing several instances of “illegal car rallies” in Vaughan and say they are cracking down after the city made bylaw amendments to target them. The video shows aerial images of hundreds of people gathered at a plaza parking parking lot while cars …

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‘Highly valued’ Pokémon card stolen during Vaughan robbery, knife brandished: police – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size A “highly valued” Pokémon card was stolen during a robbery in Vaughan over the weekend, with one of the suspects brandishing a knife when the victim tried to chase them, police say. York Regional Police said one adult and three youths were …

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Martial arts coach arrested after minor sexually assaulted, York police say – Toronto

A martial arts coach is facing charges after a minor was sexually assaulted, police in York Region say. York Regional Police said officers learned through investigation that a minor who attended a martial arts club was allegedly sexually assaulted. The accused, a coach, was arrested on Wednesday, police said. “The …

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Man arrested after allegedly bringing nail gun to demonstration in Thornhill, Ont. – Toronto

York Regional Police arrested a man who allegedly brought a nail gun to a pro-Palestinian demonstration in Thornhill, Ont., Sunday. Officers attended the rally on Clarke Avenue West, where over 100 people were expected to be in attendance. A post from police on social media initially said the action was …

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‘No excuses’: Driver gets dad’s car impounded going 131 km/h near Toronto – Toronto

Descrease article font size Increase article font size Police north of Toronto say they’ve arrested a young driver and charged him with stunt driving in his father’s car after he was allegedly caught going 131  km/h in a 50 km/h zone. York Regional Police released footage of the incident, in …

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