Things That Everyone Is Secretly Afraid of #237: being shoved onto the subway tracks. And for one unfortunate commuter at College station yesterday, it happened. He’s okay, but the suspect is still on the loose.
Rob Ford may be guilty of many things, but assaulting his wife isn’t one of them, says the Crown. Ford was charged with domestic assault in March after his wife complained to police that he threatened her with death, but all charges have been dropped. “We’re just moving on as a happy, lovey family,” Ford told reporters upon exiting the courtroom yesterday. Ford also took the opportunity to announce that this incident in no way affects his desire to run for mayor and kick David Miller out of Hogtown. At The Post, David Menzies (unconvincingly) explains why this would be a good idea.
TDSB board members voted in favour of opening an Afrocentric school at Sheppard Avenue West near Keele. The junior kindergarten to grade five school will open its doors in September 2009, but a high school won’t be opened any earlier than 2010. Still feeling mixed on the issue? Check out our Torontoist vs. Torontoist on black-focused schools.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull opens in theatres today! Whether it’s being rated by stars or N’s or whatever, most critics are giving it a three. This is rather exciting, since it had the potential to be so utterly goddamn bad.
And since you were wondering, David Cook won American Idol last night. Now he can release one single and disappear into obscurity.
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