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at 17:43 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Fatal crash closes westbound lanes of Highway 401 near Belleville, Ont.

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - The westbound lanes of a stretch of Highway 401 east of Belleville, Ont., have been closed after a fatal crash.


at 13:10 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Woman, 73, dies in hospital after apartment fire north of Toronto

NEWMARKET, Ont. - A 73-year-old woman has died in hospital following an apartment fire north of Toronto.


at 12:57 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Body of missing canoeist recovered from French River; ID'd as man from Hungary

FRENCH RIVER, Ont. - The body of a missing canoeist has been recovered from the French River south of Sudbury.


at 12:30 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Boy, 15, presumed drowned after disappearing during swim in Lake Erie

PORT BURWELL, Ont. - Provincial police say a 15-year-old boy is presumed to have drowned after divers searched unsuccessfully for him for two days in Lake Erie.


at 12:18 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

18 people face 73 charges in central Ontario drug investigation: police

OSHAWA, Ont. - Eighteen people are facing numerous drug-related charges after early-morning raids in several central Ontario communities.


at 10:47 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Peterborough, Ont., man charged with attempted murder after shooting

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - A Peterborough man is facing charges after a shooting incident in the city left a 40-year-old man with life-threatening injuries.


at 10:03 on July 29, 2014, EDT.

Central Ontario senior wins $20M Lotto Max jackpot; plans to buy new home, car

ORILLIA, Ont. - A 75-year-old Orillia, Ont., man is the sole winner of Friday's Lotto Max jackpot, taking home more than $20 million.


at 18:13 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Peaceful end in standoff involving off-duty Peel Region police officer

HAMILTON - Peel Region police have reached a peaceful resolution in a standoff with one of their officers who they say was "in crisis."


at 17:42 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Tornado confirmed in southwestern Ontario: Environment Canada

GRAND BEND, Ont. - Environment Canada confirms a tornado touched down in the community of Grand Bend on the southeastern shore of Lake Huron.


at 16:53 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Ex-engineer loses bid to keep parts of Elliot Lake mall collapse report secret

OTTAWA - A discredited former engineer has lost his bid to keep parts of a report into the deadly collapse of a northern Ontario mall secret until after his criminal trial.


at 16:50 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

First Nation says report shows government played down scope of mercury poisoning

TORONTO - For years, the federal and provincial governments have known members of a northern Ontario First Nation suffered from mercury poisoning but failed to provide adequate compensation or health care, band members said Monday.


at 16:15 on July 28, 2014, EDT.

Toronto man faces child porn charges after police say aliases used to lure girls

TORONTO - A former charity worker faces child pornography charges after police allege several online aliases — some of them under female names — were used by a man posing as a teenager in order to lure underage girls.


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