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Watchdog investigates death

Watchdog investigates death

Abbotsford May 2, 2016 / 10:39 am

A man has died in Abbotsford and the province's independent police watchdog is checking any possible connection between his death and the actions of...

3 pedestrians hit by car

3 pedestrians hit by car

Surrey May 1, 2016 / 5:29 pm

One person is in critical condition after three people were struck by a car Saturday evening in Surrey. Around 6:45 p.m., RCMP responded to a car crash in the...

Men charged in UBC assault

Men charged in UBC assault

Vancouver May 1, 2016 / 12:46 pm

Two men have been charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the University of British Columbia campus. The charges come after University RCMP...

Attacked at 'open house'

Attacked at 'open house'

Surrey May 1, 2016 / 12:43 pm

Surrey RCMP say a realtor was sexually assaulted by a stranger during an open house on Saturday afternoon. Mounties say the woman was able to fight off the...

Teen killer seeks parole

Teen killer seeks parole

Vancouver May 1, 2016 / 6:49 am

Almost two decades since an ostracized 14-year-old was swarmed, viciously beaten and then callously drowned near a Victoria bridge, Reena Virk's notorious...

Pedestrian pinned in crash

Pedestrian pinned in crash

Surrey May 1, 2016 / 6:26 am

A vehicle careened into a group of pedestrians after a serious collision in Surrey, Saturday evening. One pedestrian was pinned under the vehicle when two cars...

A million steps taken

A million steps taken

Vancouver Apr 30, 2016 / 8:18 pm

Tim Michalchuk has completed his journey of a million steps. Michalchuk, who's from Bella Coola, began walking from Prince George to Vancouver on April 2 in...

Arrests in UBC assault

Arrests in UBC assault

Vancouver Apr 30, 2016 / 4:25 pm

Police say two men have been arrested on the University of British Columbia campus following an alleged sexual assault. Officers responded to a report of a...

Pot crackdown begins

Pot crackdown begins

Vancouver Apr 30, 2016 / 3:14 pm

The City of Vancouver has begun cracking down on unlicensed medical marijuana shops. Prominent pot activist Jodie Emery says at least two dispensaries were...

Sex for rent a concern

Sex for rent a concern

Vancouver Apr 30, 2016 / 6:05 am

The proliferation of sex-for-rent ads in Vancouver is a growing concern for women's advocates. A shortage of affordable housing is fuelling the problem,...

Scarred and feathered

Scarred and feathered

Vancouver Apr 29, 2016 / 2:22 pm

Does a murder of crows have misdeeds on its mind? A new interactive map can help Vancouverites pinpoint the locations and severity of a growing number of crow...

Firing trustees a last resort

Firing trustees a last resort

Vancouver Apr 29, 2016 / 11:44 am

Education Minister Mike Bernier is set to meet with the chairman of the Vancouver School Board next week in hopes of helping trustees submit a balanced budget...

Transit workers vote to strike

Transit workers vote to strike

Vancouver Apr 29, 2016 / 9:39 am

Transit drivers in the Lower Mainland have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike. The transit workers, including bus drivers and SeaBus operators, voted 98...

Board says no to school cuts

Board says no to school cuts

Vancouver Apr 29, 2016 / 6:04 am

Trustees for the Vancouver School Board have voted against a controversial budget that was set to chop million of dollars from the board's 2016-17 budget....

Concern over pot closures

Concern over pot closures

Vancouver Apr 28, 2016 / 6:45 pm

Seniors in Vancouver are concerned about where they’ll turn for their medicinal marijuana once the city shuts down more than 100 unlicensed dispensaries....

Incident ends peacefully

Incident ends peacefully

Surrey Apr 28, 2016 / 5:50 pm

UPDATED: 5:50 p.m. The incident at the Surrey residence ended peacefully Thursday afternoon. Several people inside the residence were detained after police...

Cellblock for Lego thief

Cellblock for Lego thief

Langley Apr 28, 2016 / 1:52 pm

Brick by brick, police have built a successful case around a man who trafficked in stolen Lego. Henry Bennett Smith, 31, of Langley, pleaded guilty to a variety...

Bear charges mom, child

Bear charges mom, child

Port Coquitlam Apr 28, 2016 / 9:54 am

A mother and her child had quite a fright after they were charged by a black bear at their Port Coquitlam home late Wednesday night. Events began unfolding...

Hydro wants protesters out

Hydro wants protesters out

Vancouver Apr 27, 2016 / 10:10 pm

BC Hydro is going to court in a bid to evict opponents of a hydroelectric dam project camped outside their downtown Vancouver office. The utility company filed...

Morneau talks up budget

Morneau talks up budget

Vancouver Apr 27, 2016 / 4:31 pm

Canada's finance minister has wrapped up a visit to the West Coast by focusing on the Liberal government's investment in indigenous peoples across the...