5 Things You Need to Know: May 16, 2016

Today's Top Stories

1. Doctors Save Unborn Child

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Doctors in Toronto have delivered a baby by c-section, hours after its mother was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting in the city’s west-end. The infant four months premature, is in stable condition. Mom was a passenger in the back of the vehicle that was fired at.

 

2. Tossing That smoke? Not So Fast

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Barrie fire officials issue reminder of how small fires can lead to big fires after cigarette butt discarded in a careless manner. Read more here.

 

3. Another Wildfire in Alberta

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Another wildfire is burning in NW Alberta, near community of Fox Creek. It has grown quickly from 80 hectares to more than 800 hectares. A local  state of emergency is in effect.

 

4. It’s Police Week!

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Police Week is underway. The theme is Discover Policing, not just a call for more recruits and civilian members , but an invitation learn more about the people who are protecting the community. There are open houses, mall displays and barbecues.

 

5. Shark Bites In Florida (…And Won’t Let Go!)

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A woman in Florida was taken to hospital with a shark still latched onto her arm after being bitten off Boca Raton. Even after the shark died and the woman was transported to a hospital it wouldn’t let go! Read more here.

 

Baby image via Kelly Sue Deconnick