Toronto Block Party Shooting

Murder Charges In Toronto Block Party Shooting

CP | Allison Jones, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.08.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - A snub at a summer barbecue sparked a "violent confrontation" between two rival gangs and what's been called the worst mass shooting in Toro...

Arrested Man Was 'Kicked Out' Of Toronto Street Party

CBC | Posted 10.09.2012 | Canada

A man accused of making threats on the day of a deadly shooting in east-end Toronto was kicked out of the street party where the violence later unfold...

New Charges Laid In Toronto Street Party Shooting

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.08.2012 | Canada

CTV Toronto is reporting that a second man has been charged in the investigation of a street party shooting in Toronto's east end that left two dead a...

The Week That Was: Making Sense of The Senseless

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 09.20.2012 | Canada
Danielle Crittenden

In the wake of the "Dark Knight" shooting, there is the inevitable and understandable desire to seek an explanation -- to make sense of the senseless. Somehow this monstrosity might have been averted -- if gun laws were different, if someone who knew the killer could have stopped the crime in advance, if social welfare programs to treat such sociopaths were improved, if movies didn't encourage such violence. And those thoughts may feel even more urgent to Canadians as our week began and ended with horrific shootings -- on Monday, two people were killed and 24 injured at a Toronto block party.

Charges Laid In Toronto Block Party Shooting

CP | Posted 09.18.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Toronto police say they've made an arrest in a deadly shooting at a suburban block party.Police say 19-year-old Nahom Tsegazab has been char...

The Quiet After A Bullet Storm

CBC | Posted 09.17.2012 | Canada

A walk for peace was held Wednesday in the Scarborough neighbourhood where 25 people were shot on Monday night, but some residents in the area say tal...

Gun Wars And Alienated Youth?

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Recent high-profile shootings in Toronto should prompt authorities at all levels to do more than crack down on gun-toting thugs, experts sai...

Toews Takes Swipe At Courts After Toronto Shooting Spree

CP | Jim Bronskill, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Public Safety Minister Vic Toews chided Canada's courts Tuesday for striking down mandatory sentences for gun-related crime after a deadly sh...

Twitter Reaction: 'I Now Fear For My Life'

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada

Torontonians woke up shocked by a shooting in the city's east end that left two dead, a bout of violence that police described as "unprecedented." ...

Police I.D. Victims In Block Party Shooting

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada

UPDATE: Police have arrested Nahom Tsegazab, 19, in connection with a deadly shooting at a Toronto block party. TORONTO -- Toronto police were send...