Alyshah Hasham, TorontoStar

Alyshah Hasham

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Recent:
  • TorontoStar
Past:
  • The Standard
  • PeterboroughExaminer
  • WR Record
  • YorkRegion
  • Metroland West
  • GuelphMercuryTribune
  • Hamilton Spectator

Recent articles by Alyshah:

‘She was crying and she was hyperventilating’: Hedley fan’s mom testifies at trial of singer Jacob Hoggard

On Monday, the Crown closed their case with three witnesses, all linked to the then-teenage girl who testified Hoggard raped her repeatedly in a hotel room near Pearson airport after exchanging romantic and sexual messages and photos for months. → Read More

Sex assault trial of Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard continues Monday

Hoggard, 37, has pleaded not guilty to sexual touching of a person under the age of 16 and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. → Read More

Trial of Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard continues with cross-examination of woman who says he raped her in Toronto hotel

The woman is the older of two complainants who have testified the singer raped them in a hotel room in 2016. → Read More

Jacob Hoggard trial continues with cross-examination of woman who says he repeatedly raped her in Toronto hotel

“He was crazy... he was acting like a psychopath,” the woman testified Tuesday. “His eyes were absolutely terrifying.” → Read More

Sex assault trial of Hedley’s Jacob Hoggard continues Tuesday

Hoggard is accused by two women of violently and repeatedly raping them in separate 2016 incidents. → Read More

Trial for Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard continues Monday

Hoggard has pleaded not guilty to sexual touching of a person under the age of 16 and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. → Read More

She was groomed by her Grade 10 music teacher and sexually assaulted at 16. She wants you to know her story

Now 27, Danielle Han has taken the unusual step of lifting a publication ban on her identity as a sex assault victim. She says she hopes her story will help others feel less alone. → Read More

Sexual assault trial continues Friday for Hedley lead singer Jacob Hoggard

Jacob Hoggard, 37, is charged with one count of sexual touching of a person under the age of 16 and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. He has pleaded not guilty. → Read More

Jacob Hoggard violently raped 16-year-old fan, prosecutor says at opening of Hedley singer’s trial

Hoggard, 37, has pleaded not guilty to three charges: sexual touching of a person under the age of 16 and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. → Read More

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard’s sex assault trial begins in Toronto court

Canadian pop musician Jacob Hoggard was charged in 2018 and has had his trial delayed due to the suspension of jury trials in Toronto for much of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Toronto man charged with making child pornography ran Reddit porn community

Richard Burdett, 55, has been charged with child luring, making child pornography, possessing child pornography, accessing child pornography and making available child pornography, Toronto police say. → Read More

Student stabbed outside Scarborough high school

The incident happened at Birchmount Park Collegiate Institute on Monday afternoon, shortly after school ended for the day. → Read More

Peel cop charged with assault

The officer was charged with assaulting a 22-year-old man in Mississauga during an arrest last August, according to the SIU. → Read More

Two men found guilty in murder of TSN staffer

Both men, who were 18 at the time of the shooting, have been found guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Jonathan Gayle-West. → Read More

Facebook profile linked to accused Toronto killer shows interest in guns, but few clues for shocking ‘random’ slayings

A limited online profile linked to alleged gunman Richard Edwin and confirmed independently by the Star reveals a interest in firearms and self-defence training, but few insights on motive. → Read More

13-year-old boy granted bail in shooting death of Toronto boy, 15

The 13-year-old boy, who is charged with second-degree murder and armed robbery, will be released on bail under the supervision of his mother, grandmother and aunt, a judge ruled Tuesday. → Read More

GTA man appeals landmark ruling that awarded wife $150,000 for 16-year pattern of ‘family violence’

Lawyers for the man argue the judge “erred in law by recognizing and applying the novel cause of action of family violence without any basis in the existing common law,” that the same issues could have been addressed under the existing law. → Read More

Man sentenced to life for ‘unimaginable’ murders of Ajax mom and her two children

“Courts must continue to send the message that those who perpetrate domestic homicides will face a life sentence and elevated periods of parole ineligibility,” the judge said Tuesday. → Read More

Police used a fake casino contest to set up a sting for one Toronto murder. The target told them about a different one

According the story Adil Zeno to undercover officers, TSN staffer Jonathan Gayle-West was killed in a carjacking gone wrong. Testifying in court this week, Zeno said his account was a lie. → Read More

‘The numbers aren’t changing’: Why the experts investigating Ontario’s domestic violence deaths say they need new perspectives

“Sometimes recommendations need to be novel and aspirational,” said Prahbu Rajan, the new chair of Ontario’s Domestic Violence Death Review Committee. → Read More