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“Speedway” driver convicted of negligence in deadly crash

Galeeb Abau-Jabeen, who turned Bloor St. E. into his “personal speedway,” was found guilty Tuesday of criminal negligence in the horrific collision that killed his best friend and seriously injured another passenger. The jury returned guilty verdicts in less than five hours of deliberations as...

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Toronto gets its first electric TTC bus

The TTC has officially entered the e-bus era. The city’s first battery-powered, zero-emissions red-and-white bus arrived in Toronto on Monday, says TTC spokesperson Stuart Green. It should be pikcing up passengers by early June after its gone through some testing and operator training. “The TTC...

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Hutchinson grateful for opportunity given by Leafs to put family first

Mike Babcock often talks about the importance of family, whether it’s his own or that of others, and the Maple Leafs coach put some weight behind that line of thinking last week. Backup goaltender Michael Hutchinson returned to the Leafs on Monday following the birth of his daughter, allowing...

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BRAUN: Sidewalk Labs? Trojan Horse springs to mind

Jobs, transit, affordable housing — Google has all the good stuff planned for Toronto’s new high-tech waterfront development. Hell, they’ll even pay for it, if necessary. That’s the gist of what Dan Doctoroff, CEO of Sidewalk Labs, said in a speech he gave Tuesday at the Canadian Club....

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Marner’s selfless acts go a long way in the Leafs dressing room

Funny guy, that Mitch Marner. The Maple Leafs winger, lauded for not turning away despite being prone and looking squarely at a David Pastrnak point shot in the final seconds of Game 3 Monday night, had an honest answer as to why he didn’t cover his face as the Boston Bruins forward wound up....

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WARMINGTON: Did would-be killer forget about the security camera?

It’s as if the would-be killer thought of every little detail in this well planned-out crossbow attack on a Mississauga mom. Or did he? Is there something he forgot or didn’t know about it? Peel Regional Police are wondering just that. Yes, it is true this attempted murderer was so meticulous...

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Maple Leafs’ depth, Nylander must stay on current path with Kadri suspended

The loss of Nazem Kadri until the second round of the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs — provided the Maple Leafs advance — will be less of a problem if the Leafs’ depth players continue on the path they took in Game 3. The fourth line of Frederik Gauthier between Trevor Moore and Tyler Ennis was...

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German cuisine a treat for travellers

Eating in Germany is a big part of the fun of travelling there. Ingredients are wonderful (especially if you eat with the season), traditions are prized, “modern German cuisine” is giving old dishes tasty and entertaining new twists, and small, creative foodie places are thriving in every city....

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Find a ‘pocket of paradise’ in Newport Beach

As the sun’s glare makes the Pacific Ocean sparkle and sailboats bob in the distance, day-trippers to Crystal Cove State Park are just arriving. Parents carrying foldable chairs lead a group of young children with towels and sand toys tucked under their arms towards the beach. Already enjoying the...

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ spoilers leak

Marvel fans beware. With less than two weeks before “Avengers: Endgame” hits theatres worldwide, “spoiler heavy” footage has leaked online, spreading on Reddit and Twitter. Social media users posting video clips and still images from the movie, which has shattered Fandango’s pre-sale...

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Shootout suspect showed ‘propensity’ for violence: Parole document

A suspect in a shocking west-end shootout “has shown a propensity for violence in the past” and was ordered to steer clear of criminal associates, his latest parole board decision stated. The July 2016 parole board decision on Nathaniel “Jeezy” Grant’s statutory release said the...

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Three youths arrested in slaying of 17-year-old in Dundas, Ont.

Three male youths have been charged with first-degree murder after a 17-year-old boy was found dead in a vehicle in what is being called a targeted killing in Dundas. A vehicle had been reported to have left a roadway near Patterson and Wesley Rds. at about 7:30 a.m. Monday and crashed into a...

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When did ‘Game of Thrones’ become a bad rom-com?

Game of Thrones returned Sunday night after a nearly two-year hiatus, but it wasn’t the murderous spectacle the show’s bloodthirsty fans long awaited. Aside from a few (read: 21 or so) deaths and a child turning into a White Walker, the episode was filled with some rather lighthearted reunions...

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Eight men have been arrested for allegedly cutting a wide swath of residential robberies throughout the GTA. They face more than 180 charges. Described as “professional and prolific” by police, the eight were arrested in a co-operative effort spearheaded by York Region. A six-month investigation...

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WATCH ABOVE as Toronto Raptors star Kyle Lowry and coach Nick Nurse look at why the ‘team leader’ struggled in Game 1 against the Orlando Magic. What do YOU think? Tweet and Facebook us! And don’t forget to subscribe to our YouTube Channel. 

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ASK AMY: Engaged couple’s relationship is in escrow

Dear Amy: I am recently engaged. We have been together for almost three years. Like all new couples, we have had our rough patches but we worked through them. We just bought a house! Except, in reality HE just bought a house. I asked to take a loan out together, but he refused and said […]

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CHEAP SHOTS Game 2 of the Leafs-Bruins series was probably the worst officiating I have ever witnessed and the way the officials blatantly disregarded any infraction against Nazem Kadri is a damn disgrace. The game announcers even stated how the Bruins had picked up their game — what a crock. All...

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Blue Jays not waiting on Vlad as Hernandez homer powers Twins killing

MINNEAPOLIS — So far, Charlie Montoyo has been able to tolerate most of the losses that have his young Blue Jays in last place in the American League East. He’s been able to deal with the struggles of his young hitters at the plate and with some of the growing pains of a young, rebuilding […]

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Auston Matthews, Frederik Andersen give Maple Leafs series lead over Bruins

Auston Matthews had been more noticeable for his stylish newsboy cap than his play so far in the post-season. But he pushed himself on to the front page in Game 3, with his first points against Boston, which heralded the return of Toronto’s power play in a series they now lead 2-1. With...

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