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Toronto Police Service launches mental health and addictions strategy

Toronto's police force is vowing to better train its officers to treat people in crisis with compassion in a mental health strategy aimed at implementing the recommendations of a former Supreme Court justice.

Canadian man deported, facing human-smuggling charges in Vermont

MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Canadian man who allegedly led a smuggling organization that operated on the U.S.-Canada border for five years is now in custody and facing human-smuggling charges. Court documents filed in U.S.

Watchdog won't charge cop who killed knife-wielding woman in Hamilton

Ontario's police watchdog will not charge an officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding woman in a Hamilton apartment last October, the arm's-length agency said Monday as it wrapped up its investigation.

Police urge parents of absent kids to call schools so officers aren't tied up

NEWMARKET, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say they're tied up with calls about kids who are missing from schools, in what they suspect is a rash of absences linked to a strike that didn't happen.

Police arrest three, dismantle major cannabis grow-op linked to organized crime

KING TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Police north of Toronto say they've made three arrests related to what they describe as a major marijuana grow-op with links to organized crime.

Police charge 25-year-old man with sexual assault in St. Thomas, Ont.

ST. THOMAS, Ont. — Police in southern Ontario say they've charged a 25-year-old man with sexual assault. Investigators say they responded to a report early Sunday morning in St. Thomas, Ont.

41-year-old pedestrian dead after being hit by car in central Ontario

KAWARTHA LAKES, Ont. — Provincial police say a man has died after he was hit by a car in central Ontario on Saturday. Police say they were called to a crash in Kawartha Lakes, Ont., shortly before 8:30 p.m. and found a man had been struck by a car.

Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 401 near Windsor, Ont.

LAKESHORE, Ont. — Provincial police say a pedestrian has died after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 401 near Windsor, Ont. Police say it happened just before 10 p.m. Saturday night in Lakeshore, Ont.

Suspect charged in rash of Toronto storage locker thefts

Toronto police say they have arrested and charged a man in connection with a rash of thefts from storage lockers located around the city.

26-year-old man dead, woman in hospital, after shooting outside home .

NEWMARKET, Ont. — Police are investigating the shooting death of a 26-year-old man in Newmarket, Ont. York regional police say two people were shot at a home on Friday evening.