An armed robbery has taken place this afternoon in Brampton. Around 1:45 p.m., Peel Regional Police reported a robbery in the area of Great Lakes Drive and Peter Robertson Boulevard. The suspect had a knife and caused minor injuries to the victim, who has been taken to a local hospital.
If you’re interested in a pretty view, keep your eyes on the sky these next few nights. The Lyrids — a prominent meteor shower that peaks in late April — are currently making their way across the sky, according to a recent Space.com article.
Brampton residents should be aware of a recent food recall affecting consumers in Ontario and beyond. On Friday, April 21, Miss Vickie's Canada began recalling its brand of Jalapeno Kettle Cooked Potato Chips due to possible Salmonella contamination. The recall applies to all sizes of this product with expiry dates up to and including June 20, 2017.
Police are searching for a woman and three children who are all missing in Brampton. Oluseun Ogunfadebo, 34, visited the city from Calgary was last seen by relatives on April 21. She drives a white 2007 Nissan Armada with a Calgary license plate BLZ-2627. The vehicle’s destination is currently unknown.
Drivers may want to steer clear of the area of a collision this evening in Brampton. Around 9:30 p.m., police reported a vehicle collision in the area of Queen Street East and Dixie Road. There is currently no word on injuries or other damages. Delays are expected. Citizens should avoid the area for the time being.
Drug trafficking across the Canada-U.S. border is not uncommon, and when it happens, two key things are usually involved - a lot of money and a lot of people. According to release issued by the United States Attorney Office, 47-year-old Brampton man Harinder Dhaliwal has pleaded guilty to conspiring to export cocaine from the U.S. into Canada.
Part of a major road is blocked following a collision in Brampton. Peel police recently announced that officers are responding to a collision in the Bovaird Drive East and Great Lakes Drive area. There are no reports on injuries available at this time.  The westbound lanes of Bovaird are blocked in the affected area. 
The public’s assistance has been requested by Toronto Police in locating a man involved in a shooting investigation. According to Toronto Police, officers responded to a radio call for a shooting at King Street West and Brant Street on March 19 at 2:30 a.m.
Brampton renters and those looking to buy a home, not just in this city but across Ontario, knew that the interventionalist provincial government led by Kathleen Wynne, who has not been shy about using the power of government to take measures in the economy, was looking to do something about the skyrocketing costs of living in this province. And those measures have arrived.
Peel police will be on scene at a Brampton high school today due to a shooting threat that was made yesterday. On Wednesday, April 19, inbrampton.com received a copy of a text message from one St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School student to another warning that someone had made shooting threats against a student at the school.