Joe Warmington, Toronto Sun

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Recent articles by Joe:

WARMINGTON: Halton cops expected to announce arrest in June murder of teen

It was a disturbing and horrifying discovery. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Accused wife killer extradited from Mexico

Since 2006, Henry Stanley Morales has been playing catch me if you can with Peel Regional Police. “He didn’t want that,” said Lissette, who noticed her bruises… → Read More

WARMINGTON: Cop cars attacked at 'Takeover Toronto' event

It was billed as a “Takeover Toronto” event and for a few minutes early Saturday, dozens of lawless troublemakers gave it their best shot. With many getting… → Read More

Mayor supports city efforts to find lodging for Toronto's homeless

Article content continued Buildings slated to be demolished or hotels have been contracted to house people normally living in the shelter system and have been displaced because of concerns of contracting COVID-19. The Roehampton at Mount Pleasant and Eglinton has been used and Sue-Ann Levy revealed Saturday that Bond Place Hotel, just east of Yonge-Dundas Square, began housing about 130 people… → Read More

WARMINGTON: Savage stabbing in Toronto The Not So Good

Just call it what it is — Toronto the Not-So-Good.If you thought the shootings and beating — caught on videos I presented this week — were shocking, this may be worse. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Number of shootings climbing at an alarming rate

When you are counting the dead and wounded in Toronto, don’t forget to count the number of bullets fired, too! → Read More

WARMINGTON: Vicious Yonge Street assault captured on video

Each blow and kick seems harder than the one previous. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Brazen daylight crimes in public places too common

Violent crime is no longer hidden in dark alleys under the cover of night. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Police should be partners in addressing gun crisis

If it were a movie script you may not believe this police blotter. Shooting at Kipling Ave. and Mount Olive Dr. read one tweet from the Toronto Police Thursday. Drive-by shooting at Dufferin St. and Caledonia Rd. said another. Shooting at Dufferin St. and Bridgeland Ave. Shooting at Jane St. and Shoreham Dr. Shooting at […] → Read More

WARMINGTON: Get that bag off of Sir John A. Macdonald's head

They have to get that bag off of Sir John A. Macdonald’s head and remove that rope around his neck. Canada’s first prime minister looks like he’s been… → Read More

WARMINGTON: Three wounded in Wild West cemetery shootout

This Brampton cemetery came close to having three more dead. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Farewell Jersey Giant. Another iconic pub closes

Perhaps it should be called Toronto’s grand closing instead of a reopening! → Read More

WARMINGTON: Sir John A. Macdonald statue now hidden at Queen's Park

Toronto’s statue of Sir John A. Macdonald may not have been knocked to the ground yet, but he is hidden in what amounts to a casket! → Read More

WARMINGTON: Bruce McArthur is the criminal, not the 'scapegoat' Toronto cop

Paul Gauthier is also a victim of serial killer Bruce McArthur. He was not assaulted, or murdered, like so many innocent men were. But his policing career is dead as a result of his on the job encounter with the murderer. His life is on hold thanks to this evil killer. Gauthier, who has served 15 […] → Read More

WARMINGTON: Police suicide uncomfortable, but necessary topic

Const. Jian Liang served 12 years in the Canadian Armed Forces and nine years with Toronto Police. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Police suicide uncomfortable, but necessary topic

Const. Jian Liang served 12 years in the Canadian Armed Forces and nine years with Toronto Police. And now he’s dead. There was no police funeral, no 21-gun salute for a fallen troop member, or any media coverage. This was not an easy column to write, but one needed if we are going to make […] → Read More

WARMINGTON: Ex arrested in 2018 crossbow attack on Mississauga woman

He may have looked look a delivery man dropping off a box, but what he was really trying to deliver was death. The man in disguise at the front door pretending to be a courier had a ready-to-fire crossbow hidden inside the box. He had his hand on the trigger under the cardboard and pulled […] → Read More

WARMINGTON: Heroic Peel cops save boy, 7, dangling from sixth-floor apartment

This adventurous kid dangling from a sixth-floor window ledge in Mississauga didn’t have nine lives. He had four cops — hero officers from the Peel Regional Police Service to be precise. “I am extremely proud of them,” said Deputy Chief Marc Andrews. He’s not alone on that. The whole community is breathing a sigh of […] → Read More

WARMINGTON: Suspected attacker donated to battered Whitby jogger's GoFundMe

WHITBY — It is the epitome of dirty money and blood money combined!A man who is accused of brutally sexually assaulting and trying to kill a woman — whose identity is now protected by a publication ban — is also listed as making a donation on the victim’s GoFundMe recovery page. → Read More

WARMINGTON: Family says arrest made in Whitby jogger's violent attack

People close to Kimberley Black say police have told them an arrest has been made in the attempted murder of the woman who was out for a jog when she was attacked and left for dead two weeks ago in Whitby. → Read More