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Brantford homeowners say unfinished dike is the reason their street flooded
Brantford residents returned to their flooded homes after the evacuation order was lifted. Some neighbours on Grand River Avenue are saying their houses would have been fine if the city had put in a temporary dike in time.
7 People injured by suspected bear spray at Barton Street Tim Hortons
Hamilton Police Service are looking for two suspects where one person used suspected bear spray to injure seven people at Tim Hortons on Barton Street.
3 new Ontario songs you need to hear this week
Check out brand new music from Fanny Price, Gareth Inkster and Ellevator.
One person burned after Green Mountain Road apartment fire
A fire broke out in an apartment situated above a detached garage at the back of a home on Green Mountain Road in Hamilton Friday evening.
Mix of sun and cloud on Saturday: DayStarter Weather
Saturday in Hamilton starts with some cloudiness but there will be some sun in the afternoon. A high of 6 C.
Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown sends notice of libel to CTV News
Former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown sent a notice of libel to Bell Media, the parent company of CTV News, late Friday night, CBC News has learned.
Police investigate Mountain assault after reports of gunfire
Police are investigating an early morning assault in Hamilton where a gun was reportedly fired.
Teen girl who tried to rob man before he was stabbed to death sentenced to jail time
An 18-year-old girl was given a 15-month sentence after she pleaded guilty to robbery in connection with the death of a man who staggered into a Stoney Creek Mountain gas station covered in blood around 2:30 a.m. one morning last April.
Bear spray incident at Tim Hortons sends 7 to hospital
A central Hamilton Tim Hortons is undergoing “decontamination” today, police say, after a bear spray incident sent several people to hospital.
How dozens of cats and dogs were saved in Brantford while the Grand River flooded
Thanks to quick work from the Brant County SPCA and members of the community, while the Grand River in Brantford was flooding, dozens of cats and dogs were saved.
Sherman Access closed due to rock slide
The Sherman Access is closed due to a rock slide, Hamilton police say.
The Coldest Night of the Year & 35 more Things To Do in Hamilton this weekend
Here's a pretty great list of things to do this weekend in Hamilton.
Critically injured Hamilton man who was stuck in Costa Rica makes it home
After a bone-shattering fall in a Costa Rican jungle and a harrowing search for a bed in Ontario’s overcrowded hospitals, Hamilton's David Ronald is finally back home.
Police recover senior's stolen wedding band
Hamilton police say they have tracked down a wedding band stolen from a local senior that was given to her by her late husband, back in 1969.
Family rescued at Six Nations, state of emergency remains in place
Six Nations remains in a state of emergency due to widespread flooding Friday morning, as a family was rescued after being stranded in their home.
Fort Erie man, 67, surrenders after 5 hour stand-off with Niagara cops
After a 5-hour standoff that started early Thursday morning a 67-year-old man armed with a pellet gun surrendered to police.
Relationship begun on dating site ends in extortion, harassment, police say
Police say the man, using an alias, sent thousands of text messages and emails to the woman between March 2015 and this month.
Drizzle Friday: DayStarter Weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
After historic ice jam flood in Brantford, scientists study what can be done
"We hate to see these disasters occur. And what we quickly transition to is, how can we prepare better in the future?" conservation engineer says.
City will do emergency pothole repair to Main Street West - which is 'almost gravel'
Potholes are a problem everywhere this year, the city says. But Main Street West is "like driving off road."
Hamilton police arrest a Stoney Creek man while three local schools sat in a hold and secure
Three local schools were placed in hold and secure as Hamilton police executed a warrant at a Stoney Creek residence.
Orlondo Steinauer returning to Ticats as assistant head coach
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats say Orlondo Steinauer is returning to the team as an assistant head coach.
Brantford residents defy evacuation order to protect their homes
Though they were warned by the city to evacuate in the wake of severe flooding, some Brantford, Ont. residents remained in their homes this week in an effort to protect everything they had.
Couple on ODSP forged documents to buy a house, police say
Police have charged a Hamilton couple getting disability payments with fraud after they allegedly forged documents to buy a $500,000 house.
Ontario's new rules to help affordable housing shortage won't work in Hamilton, city says
Local decision makers say new Liberal legislation that's supposed to help Hamilton's affordable housing crisis isn't going to work here after all.
Evacuation orders lifted for Brantford, Ont., after ice jam releases downriver
The mayor of Brantford, Ont., lifted the evacuation order covering homes in flooded areas of the southern Ontario city late Thursday.
OPP find clothing believed to belong to 3-year-old swept into Grand River
Ontario Provincial Police say they have found a T-shirt they believe belongs to the three-year-old boy who was swept from his mother's arms as their van sank in the flooded Grand River near Orangeville, Ont., early Wednesday morning.
Snow Thursday: DayStarter Weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
Veteran police officer pleads guilty to misconduct after domestic assault
A veteran police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misconduct charge stemming from an incident of domestic assault when he was off-duty in 2016.
2 teens charged after attempted robbery on James North
A man was walking around 11:30 p.m. and two people with a knife tried to steal his phone and wallet.
Family says critically injured man stuck in Costa Rica because no hospital beds available in Ontario
After breaking his pelvis, back and arm in a fall in a Central American jungle, a Hamilton man and his wife say they are now stuck in Costa Rica — because there is no hospital bed for him to come back to in Ontario.
Flooding in Southwestern Ontario, pictures and video
Rainfall and snow melt around the Grand River watershed has caused dramatic and dangerous flooding in townships and cities around Brantford and Waterloo region. Windsor-Essex, Chatham-Kent and London are also flooded.
Niagara police seize purple-tinted heroin in St. Catharines
Niagara police seized a "significant amount" of heroin on Tuesday that was tinted purple and believed to contain fentanyl.
Man with knife hospitalized after 9 1/2 hour police standoff
A man was taken to hospital early Wednesday morning after a nine-and-a-half hour standoff with police ended peacefully, investigators say.
Mother lost grip on toddler as she tried to escape van caught in Ontario flooding
Heavy rains and a deep thaw have caused flooding and high water along rivers and streams across southern Ontario, prompting a state of emergency in Brantford, Ont., and a search for a missing child after a van was swept into a river in Orangeville.
Rain Wednesday: DayStarter weather
Here's a look at the weather you can expect in Hamilton today.
SIU clears Hamilton police after 16-year-old jumps from window
The province's police watchdog has cleared Hamilton police officers after an incident last month where a teen girl jumped out of a window and was seriously injured.
Restaurant owner charged in $20K drug bust
Hamilton police say they have charged a local Caribbean restaurant owner with several drug offences after a bust in the city late last week.
The untold story of how Hamilton's black community was built
Much of the history of Hamilton's black community is irrevocably linked to the Underground Railroad and freed slaves — but there's much more to the story than just that, says historian and author Adrienne Shadd.
Hamiltonians spend the most per-capita on Kijiji buys, company says
Hamiltonians spend the most per-person on Kijiji secondhand finds out of 10 cities studied in a report commissioned by the online buy-and-sell company.
Hamilton votes to restrict new payday loan places to no more than 15
Payday loan associations say they're providing a necessary service. Opponents say they make people's lives miserable.
Trump weighing global steel tariff; Canada, Hamilton watching closely
The United States has fired a warning shot in what could become a global trade war over steel and aluminum, threatening to impose a wide range of tariffs and quotas within several months on an undetermined number of countries.
Number of Hamiltonians who say they are middle-class takes steep drop: Ekos poll
A recent poll conducted by Ekos Research for The Canadian Press suggests fewer than half of all Canadians now identify as members of the middle class -- a steep drop from nearly 70 per cent in 2002.
Hamilton to consider limiting payday loan outlets
On Tuesday, the city of Hamilton will look at a bylaw that would limit the number of payday loan outlets to 15 and no more than one per ward.
70-year-old woman dies after being struck at crosswalk in Dundas
A woman who was struck by a tow truck two weeks ago has died.
Car hits light pole, driver sent to hospital
A vehicle hit a light pole in a collision on Barton Street East, near Woodward Avenue, around 11 p.m. Monday night.
Hamilton under special weather statement, expect rain all day and fog in the morning
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Hamilton.
Woman and dog get out of Ancaster house fire safely
A woman and her dog managed to get out their Ancaster home safely Monday morning after an electrical fire broke out in the second-floor bathroom.
A snapshot of how people in Hamilton spent Family Day
Here's a look at how people in Hamilton spent Family Day.
Burlington police use tear gas, Taser to arrest man after 7-hour armed standoff
A barricaded standoff in Burlington between police and a 52-year-old man ended after seven hours when police used tear gas and a taser to assist in his arrest.
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