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Missing “Linda” reunited with family in Delaware

TORONTO – Linda Hegg, 56, of Newark, Delaware, who was reported missing last September, was safely reunited yesterday with her family in the United States. Hegg entered Canada by bus and walked into a downtown Toronto shelter to seek assistance on September 5. She had no identification and could only remember her first name as […]

December 19th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,Health,More News,World | Read More »

$4 million marijuana grow op busted

TORONTO –Police last week smashed a $4 million clandestine, marihuana grow operation in an industrial /commercial complex, in the Dufferin /Dupont Street area. The grow operation contained 4,000 soil- based plants grown in serious fire hazardous conditions. Toronto Hydro ordered that the haphazard electrical service to the entire premises be disconnected in order to remove […]

December 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,More News,Swine Flu | Read More »

Second person charged in Egbert Boothe homicide

TORONTO – Police today arrested a second person in connection with the homicide of Egbert Boothe, 43, who was found dead on May 29, 2010 at an address on 2000 Sheppard Avenue West. The suspect, Latasha Simone Wilson, 23, of Kitchener, is charged with conspiracy to commit an indictable offence, two counts of armed robbery, […]

September 10th, 2012 | Posted in Canada,Community,More News,Swine Flu,Top Stories | Read More »

Man accidentally shoots nail into brain

CHICAGO – A suburban Chicago man accidentally shot a 3.25in (8.25cm) nail into his skull, but was unaware that it had entered his brain until the next day, when he began feeling nauseous. Dante Autullo, 34, was in his workshop last Tuesday when a nail gun recoiled near his head. Surgeons told Autullo that it […]

January 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Community,Health,More News,Top Stories,World | Read More »

New Zealand court sentences assisted suicide scientist

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND – A scientist who helped his aged mother to die was sentenced on Thursday to five months’ home detention by a court in New Zealand. Sean Davison, a South Africa-based forensic specialist, admitted to giving his 85-year-old mother a drink laced with morphine in 2006. Judges in the city of Dunedin said […]

November 24th, 2011 | Posted in Community,Health,More News,Top Stories,World | Read More »

U.S. study: overweight people eat less often

SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANNIA – Overweight adults eat less often but take in more calories and are less active during the day than normal weight adults, according to a U.S study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. “Most research has shown that people who eat more frequently weigh less. But no one knows why,” […]

November 21st, 2011 | Posted in Health,More News,Top Stories,World | Read More »

Dead bird hidden in ‘Tesco’ salad

SOMERSET, UNITED KINGDOM – A British shopper has said his family to their horror found a dead bird in a prepared salad he bought at a supermarket and served for dinner. Paul Streeter from Weare in the seaside county of Somerset, said his girlfriend was sick after the carcass was discovered in a baby-leaf-and-rocket salad […]

November 15th, 2011 | Posted in Community,Health,More News,Top Stories,World | Read More »

Ring of five arrested for alleged gold bullion fraud

TORONTO – A ring of four men suspected of a gold bullion fraud in the Greater Toronto area was arrested last week by the Toronto Police Service Financial Crimes Unit. The scheme allegedly centered on fraudulent transfers of funds from one business account to another business account. The funds were then used to finance money […]

October 8th, 2011 | Posted in Canada,Community,Health,More News,Top Stories | Read More »

Study: LED lighting hazardous to public health

HAIFA, ISRAEL – A new international study has found that exposure to white LED bulbs is significantly more harmful to public health than exposure to the orange-yellow light emitted by high pressure sodium bulbs. The findings by a team of researchers from Israel, Italy and the United States, in a study titled “Limiting the impact […]

September 11th, 2011 | Posted in Community,Health,More News,Sci-Tech,World | Read More »

Toronto acupuncturist suspected of serial sex assaults

A 47-year-old Toronto acupuncturist has been accused of sexually assaulting four different women whom he treated at his clinic on 44 Royal York Road between 2008 and February this year.

February 25th, 2011 | Posted in Canada,Community,Health,More News | Read More »