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105.9 The Region

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TORONTO — Overcome with frustration, Simona Halep doubled over and started smashing her racket on the hard court at Sobeys Stadium after she missed a return late in the third set of her semifinal. The two-time champion harnessed that passion to beat Jessica Pegula of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the National Bank […]

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Matt Chapman also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Cleveland 2-1 Saturday, halting the Guardians’ season-high winning streak at six. Hernández and Chapman connected off Guardians starter Triston McKenzie, who has lost three of his past four decisions. McKenzie (8-9) […]

TORONTO — Teoscar Hernandez smashed a leadoff seventh-inning homer to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a come-from-behind 2-1 win against the Cleveland Guardians on Saturday. With the game tied, Hernandez took Cleveland starter Tristan McKenzie (8-9) deep to left-centre field for his 17th homer. Toronto slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also managed to extend his […]

TORONTO (AP) — Two-time champion Simona Halep of Romania advanced to the National Bank Open’s final, beating Jessica Pegula of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday. The 15th-seeded Halep won the tournament in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. Pegula was seeded seventh. Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia faced 14th-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech […]

Toronto police say a major city shopping centre briefly went into lockdown this afternoon after officers received reports of a man driving on Highway 401 shooting a gun into the air before turning onto the premises. Police said in a Twitter post at 2:30 p.m. that the man proceeded to the Yorkdale Shopping Centre parking […]

TORONTO — Two-time champion Simona Halep has advanced to the National Bank Open’s final. The Romanian beat Jessica Pegula of the United States 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the WTA event’s first semifinal on Saturday. The 15th-seeded Halep will face the winner of the late semi between Brazil’s Beatriz Haddad Maia and Karolina Pliskova of the […]

Police west of Toronto say they have arrested 24 people suspected to be part of an organized crime group allegedly responsible for violent crimes and tractor-trailer cargo thefts throughout southern Ontario. Peel Regional Police say investigators began a probe on the alleged organized crime network operating in the Greater Toronto Area in early 2022. The […]

TORONTO — Ontario has enrolled 888 children with autism in core therapies – adding just 30 to the government’s revamped program since April – but insists it will meet its goal of enrolling 8,000 kids by the end of the fall. Government officials, speaking on background in a technical briefing, said recently that movement has […]

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Peel Regional Police say they have arrested a religious leader on sex charges. Police say the complainant was allegedly sexually assaulted while attending a church in Brampton, Ont. Investigators say the police special victims unit charged Bishop Clive Walters of Dundalk, Ont., Friday with sexual assault and sexual interference. Walters, who is […]

HAMILTON — Shawn Thomas Erlington’s 23-yard touchdown run at 11:50 of the fourth quarter rallied the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to a wild 34-27 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday night. Erlington capped a 77-yard, five-play drive with his TD. Seth Small made it a 10-point game with a 46-yard field goal at 13:20. Toronto rounded […]