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Toronto's Controversial Mayor Rob Ford Hospitalized

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 09.10.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been admitted to a hospital and is believed to have a tumor in his abdomen, health officials said Wednesda...

Rob Ford Can't Promise He Will Stay Sober

AP | Posted 07.04.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Friday that he won't guarantee he will stay sober if he's re-elected, telling a radio show that...

Rob Ford Says He's Used 'Every Drug' You Can Think Of

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 09.01.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Wednesday he's used "every drug you can probably think of" and blamed substance abuse for the racist and ...

Toronto Mayor Locked Out Of Office After Rehab Stint

Posted 06.18.2014 | World

By ROB GILLIES -- The Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford plans to return to work June 30 after a two-month stay in rehab. ...

Security Report Documents Rob Ford's City Hall Antics Before Rehab

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 06.06.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford "appeared intoxicated" and invited an unidentified woman into his office for an hour when City Hall was closed...

Toronto Mayor: Rehab Is Amazing

Posted 05.07.2014 | World

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finally sought treatment for substance abuse, and according to the Canadian press, he's loving it. Speaking to the Toronto ...

Where Is Rob Ford?

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 07.06.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — The mystery of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's whereabouts deepened Tuesday, following reports that Ford did not enter the United States via...

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Begins Treatment

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 07.02.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford expects to overcome his "little challenge" with substance abuse and get back to work after a stint in rehab, h...

10 Rob Ford Episodes That Suggest Rehab Is Long Overdue

Posted 05.01.2014 | World

After a months-long slew of reports on his bizarre and belligerent behavior, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford finally announced on Wednesday that he will take a...

Fake Campaign Lampoons Toronto's Buffoon Mayor

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 03.31.2014 | World

Though Internet favorite Rob Ford provides oodles of laughs and cringes, not everyone in his jurisdiction finds the Toronto mayor's antics amusing. ...

This Is What Rob Ford's Crack Video Was Like

AP | BY ROB GILLIES | Posted 03.20.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say that a video first reported on by media nearly a year ago shows Mayor Rob Ford apparently holding a glass cylinder...

13-Year-Old Makes Another Embarrassing Video Of Rob Ford

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | World

TORONTO, March 17 (Reuters) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who made global headlines last year after admitting he had smoked crack cocaine, was caught up...

As Far As Rob Ford Blunders Go, This One Wasn't Too Bad

Posted 03.03.2014 | Comedy

Among Rob Ford's many public transgressions, showing up to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" a day early is probably a small one. But seeing the scandal-ridden Toro...

Rob Ford Declares 'Bob Marley Day' In Toronto

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.06.2014 | World

One love, one heart, let's get together and feel all right dance to Bob Marley with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. Ford has declared Feb. 6 "Bob Marley Da...

Rob Ford Can't Stay Out Of Trouble

AP | Posted 02.02.2014 | World

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — It seems that Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can't cross the street these days without getting into trouble. The mayor's...

Toronto Mayor Stars In New Shocking Video

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — A new video of Mayor Rob Ford emerged Tuesday that shows him swearing and slurring his words while apparently trying to imitate a Jam...

Toronto Mayor Files To Run For New Term Despite Crack Scandal

AP | CHARMAINE NORONHA | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has put his name on the ballot to run for another term, defying repeated calls for him to step down after admi...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2013

Rich Robinson | Posted 02.26.2014 | Media
Rich Robinson

Power going out at the Super Bowl; Maker's Mark announcing its plans to dilute its whiskey; the woman who hid under her desk to avoid a TV reporter; Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend and a Canadian mayor's crack-laced meltdown. All great, but not Sponge-worthy.

Reporter Drops Lawsuit Against Rob Ford

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media

TORONTO (AP) — A Toronto Star reporter dropped his defamation lawsuit against Toronto Mayor Rob Ford on Wednesday after Ford issued a more expansive...

Toronto Mayor Denies Offering To Buy Crack Video

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 12.05.2013 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denied allegations in newly released court documents that he offered $5,000 and a car to suspected drug dealer...

Toronto City Council Strips Embattled Mayor Of Most Powers

Posted 11.18.2013 | World

Toronto's City Council voted on Monday to strip embattled mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers, the Associated Press reports. The decision came in...

LOOK: Toronto Mayor Barrels Over City Council Member During Chaotic Meeting

Posted 11.19.2013 | World

Toronto mayor Rob Ford's problems physically escalated Monday as video captured him barreling over a city councillor during a session to vote on strip...

City Council Strips Toronto Mayor From Some Of His Powers

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 01.15.2014 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's City Council has voted overwhelming to strip Mayor Rob Ford of some of his powers in the latest attempt to box in the brash...

Rob Ford: 'I Really Effed Up'

Evening Standard, London | Staff/Agency | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has said he "really effed up" after admitting buying illegal drugs during a debate in which he was urged to take ...

Toronto's Embattled Mayor Keeps Surprising

AP | ROB GILLIES | Posted 11.13.2013 | World

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a heated City Council debate Wednesday that he had bought illegal drugs in the past two years,...