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Peel cop charged over stolen gun

A 16-year veteran with Peel Regional Police has been charged by Barrie police with careless use of a firearm after her gun and ammunition were stolen from her car earlier this week.

Emergency crews responded around 2 p.m. to a motorcycle crash in the northbound lanes of Highway 400 near the Mapleview Drive on-ramp. According to police, the crash happened in the middle lane. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Motorcycle crash on 400

Emergency crews responded around 2 p.m. to a motorcycle crash in the northbound lanes of Highway 400 near the Mapleview Drive on-ramp.

A crane was at the scene of a crash that occurred between Horseshoe Valley Road West and Fralick Road around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. The crane lifted the truck after a car became wedged under the truck's back end. OPP say the 19-year-old driver was extricated by Springwater firefighters and airlifted to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Driver airlifted after Hwy. 26 crash: UPDATED

SPRINGWATER TWP. - A 19-year-old woman was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, after the car she was driving collided with a flatbed truck Thursday morning on Highway 26, west of Barrie.

An aerial view taken by contractor Ellis Don shows the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care. Submitted FILE photo

OPSEU calls off contract talks at Waypoint

The union representing employees at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care in Penetanguishene has suspended new contract talks and applied for conciliation because of safety concerns there.

(Postmedia Network)

Two San Francisco TV news crews attacked

Two San Francisco television news crews were robbed at gunpoint and a camera operator was pistol-whipped while reporting on a homicide early on Thursday, in an incident that was partly captured on live TV.

(Interpol)

Cancer patient with amnesia identified by sister

A woman with amnesia who has been undergoing cancer treatments since she was found semiconscious in Southern California has been identified by her sister after turning to social media in a bid to rekindle her memory and find her family, an NBC affiliate in San Diego reported on Thursday.

California Gov. Jerry Brown waits to speak during a news conference at the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., on March 19, 2015. (REUTERS/Max Whittaker)

California moves to strike 'lynching' from law

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday was considering whether to sign a bill that would remove the word "lynching" from a 1933 law that used the term to describe the crime of trying to wrest a person from police custody.

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