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CBC News:

Toronto police say up to six vehicles have been involved in a crash on the Gardiner Expressway after a vehicle was reportedly driving against traffic in the wrong direction.
A vehicle was reportedly travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes at Brown's Line, against the flow of traffic, Const. David Hopkinson told CBC News."Some of the cars have flipped" as a result of the Saturday evening collision, he said, adding "more than one person" is trapped in their vehicle.Officers are responding to the scene, but say injuries are unknown at this time. Police are advising motorists to avoid the westbound Gardiner Expressway as the express lanes have been closed and traffic is being diverted to the collectors where the highway splits just west of Park Lawn Road.Motorists should try to use alternate routes as traffic is already backed up, Hopkinson said.

November 7,2015

CBC News:

Winnipeg Police have revealed the identity of a man shot to death following a wild chase and standoff near the Grant Avenue and Kenaston Boulevard intersection Friday.

Police and the Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba identified the man as 24-year-old Mark Dicesare.

On Friday, CBC News learned Dicesare was seen with a gun while driving. Dozens of cruisers chased his car down, surrounding it in a field near Lipsett Hall at the former Kapyong Barracks military site just after 1 p.m. CT.

"Police units contained Mr. Dicesare in the field and attempted to engage him," Deputy Chief Danny Smyth said Saturday.

November 7,2015
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