COVID-19 Ontario: Hospitalizations reach 1,486, ICU admissions increase to 206

Hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 in Ontario have increased to 1,486 as the number of patients in the ICU with the virus grows to 206. Tuesday’s report marks the highest number of patients in hospital with COVID-19 since February 15 when 1,550 were receiving care. Of the patients currently in hospital, 954 are fully vaccinated, 193 … Read more

Toronto subway: Woman charged with attempted murder

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a suspect with attempted murder after a woman was pushed onto the tracks at a subway station Sunday evening. Police said officers responded to a call about the incident, which took place at Yonge and Bloor Subway Station, at around 9:03 pm on Sunday. When emergency crews … Read more

Snow in Toronto: Southern Ontario getting spring storm

A spring storm hitting southern Ontario, which is expected to bring up to eight centimeters of snow by Tuesday, is causing messy conditions on the roads. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory on Monday for most of southern Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area is expected to receive between four and eight centimeters of … Read more

Suspect wanted after woman pushed onto Toronto subway tracks

A suspect who allegedly pushed a woman onto the tracks at a Toronto subway station Sunday evening is now wanted on an attempted murder charge, police say. The incident happened at Yonge Station just after 9 pm When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim conscious and breathing, police said. She was rushed to a … Read more

Hit-and-run victim in Toronto’s Fashion District dies in hospital: police

A 30-year-old woman who was struck by a vehicle in downtown Toronto in an alleged hit-and-run has died in hospital, police say. The crash occurred early Thursday morning at approximately 3:15 am near Spadina Avenue and King Street West in the city’s Fashion District. At that time, police said a vehicle driving at a high … Read more

Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez leaving TV booth following cancer diagnosis

Longtime Toronto Blue Jays broadcaster Buck Martinez is stepping away from the broadcast booth after being diagnosed with cancer. In a statement released by Sportsnet, Martinez said Sunday’s game against the Oakland Athletics would be his last for “a little while” as he begins weeks of cancer treatment. Martinez, 73, said he hoped to rejoin … Read more

Upstate SC dad wins $300,000 lottery prize, shares with kids

A South Carolina man won a $300,000 top prize after using his son’s birthday to pick his lottery ticket. AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain A South Carolina man won big after using a simple strategy to pick his lottery ticket, but he won’t keep the prize to himself. The man, from upstate, … Read more

COVID updates: Every state and territory’s coronavirus numbers in one place

Here’s a quick wrap of what’s happening with COVID-19 figures across Australia today, Saturday, March 12. You can get a more detailed, visual breakdown through the ABC’s Charting the Spread story right here. This will be updated throughout the day as new figures are reported, so if you don’t see your state or territory, check … Read more

COVID-19 updates: Every state and territory’s coronavirus numbers in one place

Here’s a quick wrap of what’s happening with COVID-19 figures across Australia today, Tuesday March 8. This will be updated throughout the day as new figures are reported, so if you don’t see your state or territory, check back later. New South Wales There were five deaths recorded in the 24 hours to 4:00 pm … Read more

Video shows pickup truck strike one woman, barely miss another in Toronto hit and run trial

A woman who missed being hit by a pickup that grievously injured her friend took the stand as a witness in a Toronto hit and run trial, describing the moment of impact and how close she came to being struck as well. Candace Badrie told the Ontario Court of Justice this week she and her … Read more