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Toronto police officer charged with second-degree murder in Yatim shooting

A Toronto police constable has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim, an 18-year-old shot nine times while he was holding a weapon alone on a streetcar.

Op-Ed: McCartney mistaken for a busker

New Orleans - How could anyone possibly mistake former Beatles frontman Paul McCartney for a busker? Unless, he's an unsuspecting passenger on a New Orleans streetcar, sits down, opens his guitar case and belts out a few Beatles tunes, one would never guess.

Google's Street View car WiFi snooping was not an accident

A government report shows that Google's Street View cars were collecting emails and other data from WiFi users all over the world. Google leaders were informed about this, but the company insists it was 'inadvertent'.

Couple busted having sex on Toronto subway platform

Toronto - A couple has been arrested for having sex on both a subway car and subway platform in Toronto. At least one other passenger captured the XXX show on their cellphone.

Toronto Transit Commission unveils new LRVs to the public Special

Toronto - The Toronto Transit Commission unveiled its new light rail vehicle (LRV) to the general public and the media this week. The TTC provided a mock-up a display, and transit riders had a glimpse of what it looks like and to learn its technical aspects.

Man dies after being dragged for blocks by Toronto streetcar Special

Toronto - Two Toronto Police bike constables tried to flag down a TTC streetcar driver today, as a pedestrian was dragged for blocks under the vehicle.

Cyclist dead at scene in Toronto streetcar accident Special

Toronto - A sixty-year-old man heading east bound at Lakeshore Boulevard and Lower Spadina in Toronto was struck this morning at 7:30 a.m. by a streetcar.

Lucky pedestrian hit by TTC streetcar escapes major injury

Toronto - A pedestrian crossing Spadina Avenue at Dundas Street in downtown Toronto escaped major injury when he was struck by a southbound streetcar.

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by TTC streetcar Special

A person that appeared to be talking on a cellphone while crossing Queen Street East close to Broadview Avenue after midnight on Sunday was struck by a Queen Street streetcar.

Toronto Woman Trapped Under Streetcar Sunday Night During Nuit Blanche

A woman who had been enjoying Nuit Blanche ended the night in critical condition in hospital. The woman fell under a streetcar at Spadina and College Avenue. The accident happened at 3:40 a.m. Sunday morning.

Man Hit By Streetcar in Toronto

A man was hit by a street car in downtown Toronto at the same spot that police are cracking down on distracted drivers and pedestrians. Are you a distracted driver?

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Streetcar shooting protest at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto  Ontario.
Streetcar shooting protest at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario.
Vintage 1951 streetcar
Vintage 1951 streetcar
Streetcar shooting protest at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto  Ontario.
Streetcar shooting protest at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Ontario.
1951 Vintage streetcar
1951 Vintage streetcar

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