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Updated 2017-05-24 23:17
Man kidnapped, held in trailer for 'several days' in central Hamilton
After being alerted to a kidnapping early Tuesday morning, Hamilton police were searching inside a stolen trailer when they discovered two suspects and the alleged victim of the kidnapping inside.
Hamilton man wanted in stabbing death of Kitchener woman may be heading to Mexico, police say
Police say Ager Hasan, 24, of Hamilton could be on his way to Mexico. He faces a second-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of 22-year-old Melinda Vasilije of Kitchener.
Endangered salamanders put quarry on hold as Burlington residents fight against project
A group of Ontario residents trying to ward off the development of a new quarry in their community say they have found two endangered salamanders that they hope will convince authorities to put an end to the project.
Woman stole a painting of The Beatles meant for hospital fundraiser
The offerings for auction for Brantford General Hospital will be without Fab Four, after a painting of The Beatles was lifted from a hospital wall around 1 a.m. Wednesday.
Eating in a parking space: Where to find Hamilton's on-street summertime patios
Seasonal on-street patios are legal in Hamilton now, and 13 places are taking advantage.
Agro Park, meet Bratina, city spaces & more: Things To Do in Hamilton today
Here's a pretty great list of things to do today in Hamilton.
Animal sculptures made of Lego on display at Royal Botanical Gardens
The Royal Botanical Gardens, the largest attraction of its kind in Canada, has installed Lego sculptures of plants and animals throughout one of its parks.
No major delays early Wednesday: DayStarter commute
The latest updates on the roads and rails for your morning commute in and out of Hamilton.
Chance of rain Wednesday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Hamilton ponders free air conditioning for low-income people with health problems
Hamilton city council will debate this summer whether to look into handing out free air conditioners to low-income people with health problems aggravated by the heat.
Hamilton wants out of environmental regulations around smelly compost facility
New provincial legislation has led to seven times the number of odour complaints about the Hamilton Central Composting Facility in the last year.
75-year-old Dundas speed skating champ: 'I can still be faster'
Colleen Lynch is one of the fastest women on the planet — over the age of 75.
2 seniors sent to hospital after motorcycle collision
Two left lanes of Main Street West closed east of Bay Street South while the investigation continues.
Dinosaurs survive fire at Flamborough landmark on Highway 6
You can rest easy, Hamilton — the massive dinosaurs that have been a fixture for years at Flamborough Patio Furniture on Highway 6 survived a fire that destroyed part of the business Saturday afternoon.
Cocaine, meth, oxycodone seized in drug raid
Hamilton police say they seized around $35,000 worth of drugs at two raids in the city’s east end Friday.
New rules for Spencer Gorge waterfall visitors pass first test on holiday weekend
Parking restrictions and a new shuttle service left many visitors confused, but it was a good first step for neighbours hoping for less congestion and overflow into their streets.
What's at stake for Hamilton as U.S. moves to renegotiate NAFTA?
Chambers of Commerce in Hamilton, Windsor-Essex and Sault Ste. Marie, are surveying companies in the steel food chain – in part, to get a handle on the places where their long-term health is contingent on Canada-U.S. trade arrangements.
33-year-old man killed in crash had fourth child on the way
A man who died in a crash on Thursday near Hamilton’s airport leaves behind his wife, Nicole, who is pregnant with the couple’s fourth child, and three daughters.
Police investigating after abandoned, damaged motorcycle found
Police thought the driver may have fled and were worried for the driver’s well-being when they found parts of a helmet, also on scene, police said.
Niagara Falls cops arrest man wanted in connection with Quebec homicide
A man wanted in connection with the slaying of a man in Quebec has been arrested in Niagara Falls.
No major delays early Tuesday: DayStarter commute
The latest updates on the roads and rails for your morning commute in and out of Hamilton.
Sun and cloud Tuesday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Two men stabbed on Queenston Road in Stoney Creek
Two men were taken to hospital with stab wounds early Monday morning. The stabbing took place on Queenston Road in Stoney Creek.
A mix of sun and cloud Monday: DayStarter weather
DayStarter weather for Victoria Day
Victoria Day 2017: What's open and closed in Hamilton
Here's what's open and closed in Hamilton on the holiday Monday.
Pressure on Hamilton paramedics rising as city's senior population grows
Hamilton’s population is older than the rest of the province — and it’s starting to take a toll on paramedics in the city.
Victoria Day fireworks at Dundas Driving Park postponed
Sunday's fireworks at Dundas Driving Park have been postponed.
Highway 6 dinosaur landmark damaged in fire
A well-known business on Highway 6 in Flamborough, famous for the large dinosour models on its lot, is dealing with massive damages after a fire ripped through its workshop Saturday afternoon.
3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week
Check out brand new music from Daniel Romano, Kingston Richards and Chris Butcher with Jay Douglas.
Pot farm causing Green Mountain Road residents live in fear of stray bullets, passing cars
A marijuana growing facility has changed life on Green Mountain Road. And in 2018, they say, this could happen to you too.
2 dogs die and 1 person injured in house fire at Cannon and Park streets
Hamilton fire crews responded to a house on fire on Cannon Street West shortly before 2 p.m. Friday.
Garden chat Tuesday, May 23 at 12:30 p.m.
Are you ready to have the best garden on your block? Here's how: Ask an expert. Be part of our award-winning live chat with expert gardeners. Also listen to the call-in show with Ontario Today's Ed Lawrence. Call in by dialling 1-888-817-8995 on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.
Eisenberger and Bratina remain cordial at infrastructure announcement
As federal government announcements go, the $2 million one at Auchmar Mansion was pretty standard. The juicier story was the interplay between two men in the room.
Guess who's back — Liberals rise in latest Ontario politics poll: Fisher
A new poll shows the Ontario Liberals have crept up in popularity. They are now just ahead of the NDP in second place still far behind the Tories. Queen's Park analyst Robert Fisher talks about what might be behind the latest jump in pubic support for Kathleen Wynne's Ontario Liberal party.
Cyclist crashes into bus, suffers serious head injury
A cyclist crashed into an HSR bus on Main Street East late Thursday afternoon. He was sent to hospital with a serious head injury.
Fireworks, Sidewalk Sounds and more: Things To Do in Hamilton this weekend
Here's a pretty great list of things to do today in Hamilton.
No major delays early Friday: DayStarter commute
The latest updates on the roads and rails for your morning commute in and out of Hamilton.
Sun and cloud Friday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Earn degree, get drafted by Ticats: All in a day's work for Kay Okafor
There are two reasons why May 7, 2017, was a day Kaetochuku (Kay) Okafor will never forget.
Expert on McMaster opioid panel had ties to drug companies, voted on new guidelines
Controversy over drug industry conflicts on opioid-prescribing guidelines has Ottawa asking questions. But industry influence on doctors is widespread and widely accepted — if rarely discussed.
Wynne to announce plans for high-speed rail from Toronto to Windsor
The Ontario government will announce Friday it's moving ahead with planning a high-speed rail line from Toronto to Windsor, CBC News has learned.
Majority of fire deaths and injuries happen in the lower city
Hamilton's central lower city has a higher number of deaths, injuries and property damage from fires, a new report shows.
Police release surveillance video of missing Brantford man Andrew Osborne
Police have released surveillance video that shows Brantford man Andrew Osborne on the night he went missing, last Wednesday.
Federal health minister orders independent review of opioid guidelines after conflict-of-interest controversy
Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has ordered an independent scientific review of recent opioid prescription guidelines that were published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal last week. This comes after news that one of the members of the voting committee had received financial compensation from companies that market opioid medications.
Man dead after crash near Hamilton airport
A man is dead after a fatal crash near the Hamilton airport.
Charges related to slaughterhouse crash dropped against Pig Save activist
Anita Krajnc was recently found not guilty of mischief for giving water to pigs and has now cleared another legal hurdle.
Accident scene reporter arrests an 'affront to the law,' expert says
Hamilton police overstepped when they arrested two journalists at an accident scene this week, one expert says — a move that is extremely rare in Canada.
Hamilton suspect in fatal stabbing of Melinda Vasilije has been in contact with police
Investigators have been in contact with Ager Mohsin Hasan, 24, of Hamilton. He faces a second-degree murder charge in the stabbing death of 22-year-old Melinda Vasilije, and he is believed to be in the U.S.
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Hamilton
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for Hamilton this afternoon or evening.
As arsonist jailed, local Muslim leaders open doors, stress forgiveness
Hamilton Muslim leaders stress they were not seeking jail time for Keith Frederick, the man who deliberately set fire to a mosque last September, and hope that he "gets the help he needs to overcome his anger and hate."