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Rubbernecking on Highway 404 results in 11 distracted driving tickets

Rubbernecking on Highway 404 results in 11 distracted driving tickets

Drivers holding smartphones to take pictures of a collision on Highway 404 northbound in Newmarket this afternoon were penalized
Police warn driveway paving scams on the rise

Police warn driveway paving scams on the rise

Don't assume because the person knocking on your door has business cards and contracts that his company is legitimate, South Simcoe police say
Markham woman, 75, dies of injuries following 5-vehicle collision

Markham woman, 75, dies of injuries following 5-vehicle collision

Police are seeking witnesses to the collision at Highway 7 and Ninth Line yesterday at 5 p.m.
Vaughan robbery suspect considered armed and dangerous, warn police

Vaughan robbery suspect considered armed and dangerous, warn police

A grocery store at Highwy 27 and Langstaff was robbed yesterday morning
Pefferlaw man charged with trafficking after police dog finds suspected cocaine

Pefferlaw man charged with trafficking after police dog finds suspected cocaine

A woman from Tiny Township also faces charges after a South Simcoe officer pulled over a vehicle with one headlight Monday night in Bradford
Body of missing man discovered on rural East Gwillimbury property

Body of missing man discovered on rural East Gwillimbury property

The death of Robert Weiss is not considered suspicious, police say
Stouffville driver charged with impaired after vehicle seen 'weaving'

Stouffville driver charged with impaired after vehicle seen 'weaving'

The 49-year-old man was charged by OPP after being pulled over west of Rockwood Sept. 11
Officers pull man from burning vehicle following Georgina collision

Officers pull man from burning vehicle following Georgina collision

The 29-year-old man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after his BMW sport utility left Old Homestead Road early today
Bradford seniors targeted in distraction theft

Bradford seniors targeted in distraction theft

One suspect posed as a Good Samaritan by helping bag and load groceries; the second suspect watched the woman enter the PIN for her debit card
Collision claims life of 52-year-old Markham motorcyclist

Collision claims life of 52-year-old Markham motorcyclist

Police are seeking witnesses to the collision that occurred at the intersection of Rodick Road and Alden Road in Markham