Akrit Michael Reporter
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Akrit Michael is a breaking news reporter in the Star's radio room, based in Toronto.

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240 Articles
3 months ago
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Here’s what world leaders are saying on the passing of Mikhail Gorbachev

Gorbachev died after a long illness, according to a statement from a Moscow hospital.

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6 months ago
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Green light: Season 2 of ‘Squid Game’ in the works, Netflix confirms

Gi-hun will be back with The Front Man, in addition to a brand new character, according to showrunner Hwang Dong-hyuk.

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7 months ago
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The Beverly Lynn Smith murder: A Star reporter’s coverage of the Durham cold case

Wendy Gillis’s extensive coverage of the 1974 death of Durham’s Beverly Smith, the 40-year investigation that followe...

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7 months ago
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QUIZ: Take on ‘Jeopardy’ champ Mattea Roach by answering her highest prize-winning clues

The Toronto tutor has answered more than 500 “Jeopardy!” clues correctly.

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8 months ago
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Woman struck in downtown hit-and-run dies as police continue search for driver

The pedestrian, 30, had been in the hospital in life threatening condition since Thursday, police said.

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8 months ago
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Five men leaving Ramadan prayers injured after drive-by shooting

Chief James Ramer said a motive behind the shooting cannot be confirmed, but the Hate Crime Unit has been engaged.

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8 months ago
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Ten dead puppies found in Scarborough parking lot, Toronto police say

The puppies were wrapped in plastic bags, police said in a news release calling it a suspicious incident.

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8 months ago
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Police identify man killed in Moss Park shooting

Police responded at the scene of the fatal shooting just before 7 p.m. on Saturday.

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8 months ago
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Nine out of 10 eligible Ontarians have had a COVID vaccine and 15 more deaths were reported in th...

Ninety per cent of the province’s eligible population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according...

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8 months ago
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Toronto Star reporter Joanna Chiu’s book a finalist for political writing prize

The book “China Unbound: A New World Disorder” is one of five non-fiction titles shortlisted as finalists for the $25...

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8 months ago
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Three killed in Etobicoke collision: Toronto police

Emergency crews responded to the scene of the accident on Lake Shore Boulevard West, just after 5:30 p.m., police said.

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9 months ago
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Pierre Poilievre’s Brampton rally cancelled due to medical emergency at venue

A man in his 50s was taken to hospital in “life-threatening” condition, Peel paramedics say.

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