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A 15-year-old is in the hospital in critical condition after getting hit by a vehicle during a police chase in Laval early Friday morning. Quebec's police watchdog, the Bureau des enquêtes indépendantes (BEI), is now investigating the circumstances of the incident.

According to preliminary information obtained by the BEI, Laval police (SPL) officers began pursuing a vehicle in the Chomedey area after its driver allegedly violated the road safety code at around 12:10 a.m.

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A Laval man was fined $1,996 for speeding on Saturday night. The driver was stopped for driving an entire 114 km/h above the speed limit.

The driver was not identified, except to say that he was a 23-year-old man from Laval. He currently faces $1,996 in tickets and 24 demerit points. His driver's license has been suspended for seven days.

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Laval police say an 18-year-old was shot while inside a local library on Monday night.

According to Stéphanie Beshara, spokesperson for the Service de Police de Laval (SPL), police found the teenager with a gunshot injury in the lower body while responding to reports of gunfire at around 7:13 p.m. on Monday night.

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Quebec's police ethics committee has ruled that a Laval police officer violated the ethics code when racially profiling a Black man in May 2017. The incident, which took place at a gas station, involved the officer pushing the man, wrongfully arresting him and deleting video footage of the event from the man's cellphone, according to the committee.

The officer also submitted a report he knew to be false or inaccurate, the committee's written decision says.

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Laval bus drivers are going to be on strike on November 26 and 27. It will have a substantial impact on public transit in Laval, with Friday's bus schedule reduced considerably and the system completely shut down on Saturday. So, if you are a Laval resident, you should plan ahead.

On Friday, there will be no service outside of peak hours, with buses running only from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

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Laval police are currently on the hunt for a suspect connected to various arson attacks on the Les Soleils du monde child care centre in the Sainte-Dorothée district, and they're asking for the public's assistance in identifying the man.

According to a press release, police say the suspect is a white male who was last caught on camera wearing a grey toque, a grey hoodie, a dark blue coat and black sneakers with orange laces.

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An apparent near-kidnapping at a Laval high school has resulted in one arrest, according to Laval police.

Service de police de Laval (SPL) spokesperson Stéphanie Beshara said that two "hooded suspects" assaulted and attempted to kidnap a student at École Curé-Antoine-Labelle. A gunshot was fired in the air before the suspects fled the scene.

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A 23-year-old man, Marc-André Robitaille, was arrested by the Laval Police Department on October 26, after allegedly forcing an elderly person to sell him their house. Now, authorities have reason to believe Robitaille could have had other victims as well and investigators are hoping to get in contact with them.

According to the Laval police, "On October 20, the suspect showed up at the home of the victim, an elderly person who had just inherited a house following the death of a relative."

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When it comes to fashion, trends are like clocks: they always come back around again. And speaking of — remember when half of the young Quebec population owned a Joshua Perets hoodie?

Well, now's our chance to wear this nostalgic brand yet again since one just reopened in Carrefour Laval.

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There was a 10-kilometre traffic jam on Highway 15 in Laval this morning, according to the Ministry of Transport.

The massive jam was caused by an accident.

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A huge fire in Laval that was reportedly caused by a lightning strike has destroyed two residential homes.

The blaze engulfed the residences in Laval's Fabreville neighbourhood on Tuesday evening, according to a post from the Association des pompiers de Laval, which shared photos of the scene.

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After arriving on the South Shore this past summer, Costco rival Mayrand is set to open a new location in Laval this month.

It will be the food wholesaler's third location.

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