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Disabled ship heads home

Oct 25, 2014 / 5:32 pm

Repairs to a Russian container ship have enabled it to head home after a power outage left the vessel loaded with diesel fuel adrift off British Columbia's...

A lesson about hangings

Oct 23, 2014 / 4:48 pm

It wasn't long ago that an RCMP officer asked Chief Joe Alphonse for some help in understanding the people of his First Nation. The Mountie, who was from...

Repairs begin on disabled ship

Oct 20, 2014 / 6:06 am

A Russian cargo ship that was adrift off the British Columbia coast after a power outage has docked. The Prince Rupert Port Authority says the Simushir has been...

Disabled ship heads to BC port

Oct 19, 2014 / 6:46 am

The stricken Russian container ship Simushar is under tow again off the north coast of British Columbia. The Canadian Forces' joint rescue co-ordination...

Violent arrest of teen

Oct 10, 2014 / 2:12 pm

A Terrace RCMP officer is under investigation after video surfaced of a violent arrest earlier this year. The footage, shot on May 28, shows two Mounties...

Three injured in mill fire

Oct 9, 2014 / 11:45 am

Three mill workers have been injured in a fire and explosion at a wood pellet plant in northern BC. Leroy Reitsma, the president of Pinnacle Renewable Energy,...

Legebokoff gets life sentence

Sep 16, 2014 / 12:26 pm

Cody Alan Legebokoff has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. The sentence was handed down Tuesday morning in a Prince George...

'Bushman' runs for mayor

Sep 15, 2014 / 1:58 pm

A man who was on a two-year run from police as the so-called Bushman of the Shuswap has now decided to make a different kind of run — for mayor of...

Serial killer convicted

Sep 11, 2014 / 6:39 pm

A 24-year-old British Columbia man has been convicted of killing three women and a teenage girl, making him one of Canada's youngest serial killers. Cody...

Gang associate arrested

Sep 9, 2014 / 11:20 am

(The photos show the items seized by the RCMP.) A man police say is associated with the UN Gang and wanted on outstanding warrants in Alberta and Newfoundland...

Accused wants lesser charge

Sep 4, 2014 / 9:45 am

The lawyer for a British Columbia man accused of killing three women and a 15-year-old girl has asked the jury to convict his client of second-degree murder....

Alleged killer accused of lying

Aug 27, 2014 / 8:57 pm

A young British Columbia man charged with murdering three women and a 15-year-old girl has been accused during cross-examination of making up a story about the...

Accused says he didn't act alone

Aug 26, 2014 / 7:00 pm

A young man accused of murdering three women and a teenage girl in northern British Columbia admits he was involved in two of the killings, but he told his...

Woman sues city, Mounties

Aug 26, 2014 / 11:49 am

A woman who alleges she was beaten by a Mountie in Williams Lake, when she was 17 has now filed a civil suit against the city and three officers including one...

It could take weeks to plug leak

Aug 8, 2014 / 3:30 pm

It could take weeks before a British Columbia-based mining company can plug a tailings pond that broke apart and sent water and mine waste into nearby lakes and...

Mine water test due today

Aug 7, 2014 / 6:49 am

An early assessment of the environmental impact of a mine tailings pond failure in British Columbia is expected today when the first water-testing results may...

Mine ordered to plug leak

Aug 6, 2014 / 7:06 pm

The company that owns a gold and copper mine in British Columbia where a tailings pond burst, sending a massive wave of water and potentially toxic silt into...

First Nation to block railway

Aug 6, 2014 / 9:15 am

The Gitxsan First Nation is shutting down the Canadian National Railway line through Gitxsan traditional territories in northwestern British Columbia. The...

Mine failure a local emergency

Aug 6, 2014 / 7:48 am

The president of Imperial Metals has apologized to residents living downstream from a toxic leak from one of the company's gold and copper mines in the...

Hundreds affected by tailings pond

Aug 5, 2014 / 7:12 am

Authorities say the equivalent of 2,000 Olympic swimming pools of mining waste has been discharged into waterways in British Columbia's Cariboo region,...