Hamiltonians are waking up to a cool morning with temperatures hovering around 15 C. But don't worry. More summer-like weathers are expected as we approach the weekend.

The cheapest gas price in the area this morning is 128.9 at Amco at 859 Hwy 6 near 5th Concession W., in Flamborough.

DayStarter Commute

Both directions of the Lakeshore Go trains are running on schedule.

All Go buses are operating as scheduled. But expect delays on the route 16 bus heading into Toronto because of construction on the Gardiner Expressway.

As Toronto's waterfront community gets ready for the annual Honda Indy, several road closures are in effect. Starting at noon today, Strachan Avenue will be closed from Lake Shore Boulevard West to Fleet Street. Then starting at 8 p.m., Lake Shore Boulevard West will be closed from Strachan Avenue to British Columbia Drive.

The closures will continue from July 18 to 20 as the races take place. Plan ahead and expect significant delays as commuters squeeze through the construction zone and road closures.

Here are the issues police are reporting this morning:

  • Hwy 403 WB before Ford Drive, Oakville: 3 vehicle collision on the right shoulder, no injuries. 6:59 a.m.

DayStarter weather

Environment Canada's forecast calls for a high of 19 C. There is also 60 per cent chance of this afternoon. Expect increasing cloudiness as the day goes on, but it will likely clear this evening. The overnight low is 12 C.

UV index is 5 or moderate.

DayStarter City News

The two men accused in the murder of Ancaster man Tim Bosma will head straight to trial, reports say, after the attorney general's office has signed off on a direct indictment.

The rare move means the case will skip its eight-week preliminary hearing scheduled to start on Sept. 8. Read more here.

DayStarter Photo

Photo of the day comes from Sustainable Hamilton, with a few from Sam Lawrence Park.

DayStarter internet

A family fishing trip at Lake Ontario led to a big surprise, when what they thought was a shark took the catch.

User fisher86 posted a video to YouTube last week showing the close encounter. While the video owner suspects it is a shark, some skeptical viewers argue the creature might be a catfish.

Shark or catfish? Take a look at the video and see for yourself.