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Police increase patrols following 2nd shooting at Richmond Hill townhouse

Police increase patrols following 2nd shooting at Richmond Hill townhouse

Bullet holes were found in the front door of the residence on Centre Street, east of Yonge, Sunday night
Bradford pedestrian, 65, hit twice by hit-and-run vehicles

Bradford pedestrian, 65, hit twice by hit-and-run vehicles

The woman was transferred to a Toronto trauma centre with serious, non-life-threatening injuries after being struck on Holland Street West by drivers that fled the scene
Man arrested following hours-long standoff with police in Aurora

Man arrested following hours-long standoff with police in Aurora

A potentially armed man barricaded himself inside a home early Friday
York Regional Police seek next of kin of deceased Markham woman

York Regional Police seek next of kin of deceased Markham woman

Police say the 73-year-old died of natural causes
Fatalities mark 'extremely tragic' start to Snowmobile Safety Week

Fatalities mark 'extremely tragic' start to Snowmobile Safety Week

'People are trying to find inventive ways of getting outside and entertaining themselves, but that lack of experience can also be dangerous,' says OPP officer of increase in inexperienced snowmobilers during the pandemic
Tow truck intentionally set on fire in Whitchurch-Stouffville driveway, police say

Tow truck intentionally set on fire in Whitchurch-Stouffville driveway, police say

Police say $150,000 damage was done
Unsafe ice conditions lead to deaths of 3 snowmobilers on Georgian Bay

Unsafe ice conditions lead to deaths of 3 snowmobilers on Georgian Bay

Changing ice conditions are common on the bay at this time of year, local resident says
Richmond Hill man charged after drugs, replica firearm seized in traffic stop

Richmond Hill man charged after drugs, replica firearm seized in traffic stop

Officers seized cocaine, crystal meth, ecstasy, heroin and carfentanyl
3 OPP officers charged as part of towing industry probe

3 OPP officers charged as part of towing industry probe

Four more OPP officers - including two Highway Safety Division officers - have also been suspended with pay as result of ongoing investigation
Newmarket pedestrian has life-threatening injuries following collision on Davis

Newmarket pedestrian has life-threatening injuries following collision on Davis

Davis west of Yonge will be closed for several hours Friday evening from Ford Wilson to Bathurst