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Hamilton Police search for stolen #840 Attridge school bus involved in crimes
There is a stolen school bus making its way around Hamilton and police are warning the public to not approach it, but to report it immediately.
Hamilton police cruiser thief in custody, cruiser recovered
The man who drove off in a marked Hamilton Police cruiser faces numerous charges and is due back in court on Monday.
Cloudy Sunday with evening snow, special weather begins Monday
Sunday in Hamilton will be mainly cloudy with a high of -2 C. Snow will begin to fall later in the evening and will persist into Monday.
5 Years after Idle No More, founders still speaking out
It’s been five years since Idle No More was elevated into the Canadian conscious, and the founders continue to speak up for Indigenous sovereignty, the land and water.
Discrimination in Ontario: Human rights survey finds negative feelings toward the poor, refugees, trans people
Ontarians don’t think too highly of people on social assistance, according to a new survey about discrimination from the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
Christmas tree that holds its needles longer one step closer to your living room
The dream of a no-mess Christmas tree is becoming a reality as Nova Scotia producers prepare to plant special tree seedlings years in the making.
The Nutcracker ballet: What happens backstage
A look at the organized chaos behind the scenes that brings the precision ballet to life on stage.
'He always had good in his heart': mourners question death of Good Samaritan shot in Hamilton
Hundreds gathered at Hamilton city hall on Saturday to mourn and pay their respects for 19-year-old Yosif Al-Hasnawi, who police say was shot to death last Saturday while trying to help an older man in a confrontation with two younger men.
'Such a tragic event': Six Nations chief mourns 3-year-old killed in house fire
A three-year-old boy found trapped under a bed in a burning house on Six Nations was pronounced dead in hospital Friday morning.
City spending on hotel rooms when shelters are full spikes to almost $450K in 2017
What the city of Hamilton spends on hotel rooms for families when homeless shelters are full has ballooned to nearly $450,000 so far this year.
3-year-old boy dead, 2 children in serious condition after Six Nations house fire
A three-year-old boy found inside a burning house was pronounced dead in hospital following a house fire on Six Nations Friday morning.
How an abandoned suitcase in Hamilton found its way to a wrestling hall of fame
When a Hamilton police officer found an abandoned bag filled with thousands of vintage wrestling photos, he was determined to solve the mystery of its origin and find its rightful owner.
'I just want justice,' Yosif Al-Hasnawi's mother speaks at vigil
Students, faculty, supporters and Yosif Al-Hasnawi's family gather at Brock University to remember the young man who lost his life to a gunshot last Saturday in Hamilton.
Fire damages 9 homes at Flamborough townhouse complex
Three townhouses were damaged by fire, and six more by water and smoke, at a multiple-alarm fire on Nesbit Boulevard in Flamborough on Friday afternoon.
Newspaper reporter kicked out of Niagara Region council meeting, laptop seized
Bill Sawchuk, a St. Catharines Standard reporter, wasn't recording anything, the paper says. But staff kept his laptop and notebook, and called police as they removed him from the building.
Public memorial Saturday at city hall for Good Samaritan Yosif Al-Hasnawi
One week after his death, there will be a public memorial for Yosif Al-Hasnawi at Hamilton city hall this coming Saturday at 6 p.m.
Holiday Market, Brothers Grimm & The Nutcracker: 40 Things To Do in Hamilton this weekend
Here's a pretty great list of things to do this weekend in Hamilton.
Judge lays out manslaughter, murder verdict options for jury at Laura Babcock murder trial
Justice Michael Code laid out possible verdicts for jurors at the Laura Babcock murder trial today, telling them that manslaughter, first-degree murder and second-degree murder options are all on the table.
Chance of flurries Friday: DayStarter Weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Hamilton police won't commit to accepting province's offer of free naloxone kits
Hamilton police won’t commit to sending frontline officers out with life-saving anti-overdose kits, even after Ontario announced the province will pay for the kits for police and firefighters.
Suspect arrested in shooting death of Good Samaritan Yosif Al-Hasnawi
Hamilton police have arrested a suspect in the weekend slaying of Yosif Al-Hasnawi, who was shot after he tried to intervene when two people were accosting an older man.
Lane closed on westbound Highway 403 after truck collides with guardrail
The left lane of westbound Highway 403 remained closed Thursday afternoon after a transport truck collided with a guardrail on the highway west of Aberdeen Avenue at the start of rush hour.
Driver goes more than twice the limit in 50km/hr zone, charged with stunt driving
A 20-year-old Hamilton man has been charged with stunt driving after caught going 112km/hr in a 50km/hr zone. The incident happened Tuesday night.
Police identify mystery man hit by Chevy Impala on York Blvd.
After a male was struck by a car Wednesday on York Boulevard, leaving him with severe head injuries, unable to communicate and without identification on him, he has now been identified, police say.
Crown's case in Laura Babcock murder trial is mostly circumstantial, judge says in charge to jury
The Crown’s case against the two men accused of killing Toronto woman Laura Babcock is almost all circumstantial, the judge said today during his final charge to the jury.
Chance of flurries Thursday: DayStarter Weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Roads reopen as firefighters battle pockets of fire at Burlington meat plant
Firefighters battled a multiple-alarm fire at a meat processing plant in Burlington, near the Queen Elizabeth Way and Appleby Line.
Hamilton-Burlington home sales down in Nov. as prices rise
Many fewer homes sold last month than did at the same time a year ago. Sales were down 17 per cent in November.
Who the donors are behind the $300K HAMILTON sign
The donations are in for Mayor Fred Eisenberger’s pet Canada 150 project, a sign proclaiming “HAMILTON” outside of city hall.
Hamilton police say they're 'closing in on' Yosif Al-Hasnawi shooting suspect
"I agree that there's information you should be made aware of," says Hamilton's city manager of the investigation into paramedics.
Nearly 1,000 Mohawk College students withdraw, request $2M in post-strike refunds
Nearly 1,000 Mohawk College students, most of them in their first semester, requested a full tuition refund after a five-week faculty strike kept them out of class this fall.
Retired lawyer, Brock University set up scholarship in Yosif Al-Hasnawi's name
A retired Burlington lawyer — who doesn't know Yosif Al-Hasnawi, or his family, or anyone he knows — has partnered with Brock University to set up a scholarship in the name of the 19-year-old who was shot to death Saturday.
Hamilton man sets 1 truck on fire, steals another, found impaired: police
Hamilton police have charged a 26-year-old Hamilton man after he set a transport truck on fire and then stole another truck from the same property before he was eventually found impaired and arrested. The incident happened around 11:00 p.m. Monday night.
Police seeking witnesses after collision Tuesday morning between driver and cyclist
Hamilton police are looking for people who may have witnessed a collision between a red Mazda sedan and a male cyclist Tuesday morning at Hunter Street West and Catharine Street South. Police say the 47-year-old male is in serious but stable condition.
Laura Babcock didn't disappear, she was murdered, Crown tells jury during closing address
Though there's no evidence of exactly how it happened, co-accused killers Dellen Millard and Mark Smich murdered Toronto woman Laura Babcock before incinerating her body to obliterate any trace of evidence, the Crown said today in closing statements in court.​
Police call for help to identify pedestrian hit, severely injured by car on York Blvd.
A male pedestrian is in "serious" condition after being struck by a car on York Boulevard Wednesday morning. Now police are looking for help to identify him.
Burlington recording engineer up for 3rd straight Grammy on latest Bruno Mars album
Burlington sound engineer Charles Moniz is heading back at the Grammys next month for the third year in a row. He’s up for several awards for his part in Bruno Mars’s latest multi-platinum album, 24K Magic.
'Yellowish' gas leak billows from Hamilton manufacturer
At least four people have been taken to hospital after what the Hamilton Fire Department describes was a "coal-tar pitch leak" at Ruetgers Canada Inc.
'My heart is broken': Canadians react to the death of 'Good Samaritan' Yosif Al-Hasnawi
Meanwhile, the investigation continues into paramedics, and police say they're looking at their own conduct.
Current Hamilton vice-principal, former superintendent charged with fraud and forgery
Police started the investigation, which led to charges against Patrick Rocco and Patrick Elliott, last year. Rocco is now an executive superintendent with the Toronto District School Board.
Cyclist, 47, severely injured in collision with vehicle
A 47-year-old man riding a bicycle was severely injured after a collision with a vehicle on Tuesday morning.
Millard tells Laura Babcock murder trial he was in open relationship, had no motive to kill
Accused killer Dellen Millard says his "open relationship" with then-girlfriend Christina Noudga contradicts a Crown theory that he killed Toronto woman Laura Babcock to get out of a love triangle.
Wrong turn leads 2 men to border inspection and fraud charges: police
Niagara regional police say a wrong turn has led to fraud-related charges for two men.
Power company 'gamed' $100M from Ontario's electricity system, investigation reveals
Hydro customers shelled out about $100 million in "inappropriate" payments to a natural gas plant that exploited flaws in how Ontario manages its private electricity generators, CBC News has learned.
Rain Tuesday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Affordable housing providers build Canada's greenest apartments
You don't need to be wealthy to live in a green dream home. Affordable housing providers are pioneering the design and construction of some of Canada's greenest apartment buildings. Here's why.
'A hero to us all': Community mourns 'Good Samaritan' killed in Hamilton
Family and friends of a Hamilton man killed Saturday called him "a hero" as they gathered to honour him at his funeral Monday night.
Board of health says yes to supervised injection site for Hamilton
The board of health voted today to endorse a report that recommends Hamilton should have at least one supervised injection site.
Hamilton police ID alleged gunman in Saturday killing
Hamilton police arrest one man in the Saturday shooting death of Yosif Al-Hasnawi, and identify a second suspect they say is armed and dangerous.
Charges withdrawn against Hamilton officer charged with faking tickets
The prosecutor on the case against the fifth Hamilton police officer to be accused of faking tickets withdrew all charges Monday against the officer, Const. Staci Tyldesley.