| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:03 AM
Hear ye, hear ye. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has declared Feb. 6 "Bob Marley Day." Toronto residents, get partying.
The mayor, who gained fame by smoking crack and making outrageous public statements, is reportedly a big fan of Marley. In December he had...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Blue Ice Pictures has acquired film and TV rights to Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle's new book "Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story," it was announced today.
The screen adaptation of the Penguin Canada book about Toronto's controversial major will be...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:55 AM
To America -- that is to say, the United States -- I say: We owe our neighbors to the north an apology.
For too long we have regarded Canadians as the nebbishes of North America -- a nicer, maybe wimpier version of ourselves, Pollyannas in parkas -- a...
| May 10, 2014
| 3:33 PM
A look at what a few major leaguers had to say this week:
"This is an on-field issue for uniformed personnel. That's all there is to it. I'm a grown man. I'm 29. I'm not a prospect or 22. I feel good, and I'm grown up enough and responsible enough to...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Apparently the embarrassing shenanigans of alcohol- and crack-addicted Mayor Rob Ford, who has turned Toronto government into a laughingstock, failed to make a lasting impression on Michael Trueworthy, leader of New Britain's common council.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor stripped of his authority and shamed around the world for smoking crack and hanging out with criminals, declared himself the best leader that Canada's No. 1 city has ever had and filed Thursday for reelection.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 11:35 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was the talk of the political press on Thursday after his news conference in which he told the nation that members of his staff had lied to him about an allegedly planned traffic snarl on the George Washington Bridge that'...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Crack-smoking Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is back in the news, as usual, for all the wrong reasons. On Monday someone shot a surreptitious video of Ford, appearing drunk of out his mind at a suburban Toronto diner, spewing obscenities in a pseudo-Jamaican...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted Tuesday that he has smoked crack cocaine "in one of my drunken stupors," six months after reports of a video depicting him puffing on a crack pipe.
At an impromptu news conference on the steps of City Hall, Ford...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:47 PM
"Yes, I have smoked crack cocaine." That admission on Tuesday by Toronto Mayor Rob Ford had city leaders calling for his ouster. But the controversial city official is not quitting.
Ford, red-faced and appearing deeply emotional, held a news...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized to the residents of Canada's largest city Tuesday after admitting that he lied for six months about smoking crack cocaine, declaring "I love my job" and saying he would stay in it "for the sake of the taxpayers."