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Thief rams RCMP cruisers

Apr 26, 2017 / 9:25 am

Officers were injured Tuesday when police vehicles were rammed during a traffic stop. Mission RCMP pulled over a stolen vehicle on Lougheed Highway that then...

Citizen nabs stabber

Apr 26, 2017 / 8:51 am

UPDATE: 8:50 a.m. Vancouver Police are investigating a fight and stabbing that involved two bus passengers on the city's east side. A news release from...

Float home up in flames

Apr 26, 2017 / 6:13 am

Firefighters in Richmond doused a float home fire overnight. The fire broke out in a home on the docks off Fraserwood Way, near Annacis Island. Flames could be...

Sex offender on the lam

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:34 pm

Police are on the hunt for a four-time federal offender. Joseph Davis, 46, served a four-year sentence for sexual assault and is currently serving a long-term...

Fraudster fleeces vacationer

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Nobody likes to come home from vacation, but it's even worse when you return home and find your bank account has been drained. Surrey RCMP are asking for...

Murder victim was shot

Apr 25, 2017 / 1:12 pm

Police have confirmed a man found dead in a rural park in Richmond Monday suffered gunshot wounds. RCMP confirmed the information Tuesday, while also...

Horgan promises hospital

Apr 25, 2017 / 12:25 pm

The New Democrats are promising to build a new hospital in Burnaby with a price tag in the range of $1.2 billion. NDP Leader John Horgan says the money would...

2 burned in highrise fire

Apr 25, 2017 / 9:06 am

Two people were badly burned in a Burnaby highrise fire Monday night. The fire started in the kitchen of a seventh-floor suite about 10:30 p.m. The residents...

Heroin to curb opioid crisis

Apr 25, 2017 / 5:49 am

Health Canada's proposal to loosen regulations on importing prescription-grade heroin to treat opioid addiction is being hailed as a crucial step to...

Dead body by river

Apr 24, 2017 / 1:19 pm

UPDATE: 1:20 p.m. Richmond RCMP confirmed they found a body in a park off River Road. The body they found was a deceased male and police said his death appears...

Appeal over 'pay-to-play'

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:51 pm

The group Democracy Watch is appealing a B.C. Supreme Court decision tossing out a case involving allegations that Premier Christy Clark was in a conflict of...

$300K fentanyl bust

Apr 24, 2017 / 12:29 pm

A months-long drug investigation has resulted in the seizure of $300,000 worth of fentanyl and fentanyl-laced heroin. Search warrants were executed in Surrey...

Third fire in four years

Apr 23, 2017 / 9:29 pm

A blaze in a Surrey building Saturday night marks the third time that building has gone up in flames in less than four years. The fire, on the 8300 block of...

Deadly crash in Vancouver

Apr 23, 2017 / 1:23 pm

The Vancouver Police Department's collision investigation unit remained on the scene for hours Sunday after a man drove his car into a power pole. The man,...

Hikers safe after rescue

Apr 23, 2017 / 1:11 pm

Two more hikers have the busy North Shore Search and Rescue and the police to thank after being found, and rescued, on Saturday night. “It was our first...

Clark heckled at sun run

Apr 23, 2017 / 10:16 am

B.C.'s election campaign is nearing the halfway point and one party leader says she's feeling optimistic, but acknowledges that the race is far from...

Accessible baseball field

Apr 22, 2017 / 8:18 pm

A new fully accessible baseball field for children with disabilities has opened in Vancouver. “It’s just so rewarding for families because they just...

Fatal pickup crash

Apr 22, 2017 / 8:14 pm

A man was killed when a pickup went over an embankment in Abbotsford early this morning. The crash happened about 3:45 a.m. near Straiton and Willet roads. Two...

In desperate need of help

Apr 22, 2017 / 9:42 am

Emanda Tetreault is hoping someone will be able to save her life. The 25-year-old single mom has stage 5 chronic kidney failure and is in desperate need of a...

13 years for senior assault

Apr 22, 2017 / 7:26 am

Stephen Thomas Morse has been sentenced to 13 years in jail for a vicious assault on a senior. The 43-year-old Langley man pleaded guilty to the 2015 assault of...

Dog eats needle-filled pizza

Apr 21, 2017 / 9:25 pm

A warning for dog owners in Vancouver after some dogs consumed discarded pieces of pizza stuffed with sewing needles. The dangerous food was discovered at...

Cougars on SkyTrain line

Apr 21, 2017 / 5:30 pm

A pair of cougars was spotted trotting along the SkyTrain line in Port Moody, Friday. The wildcats triggered an intrusion alarm at Inlet Centre Station as they...

Massive Vaisakhi parade

Apr 21, 2017 / 4:32 pm

Surrey's Vaisakhi Parade on Saturday will once again be one of the largest Sikh celebrations outside of India. Last year, more than 500,000 people...

SPCA staff pepper sprayed

Apr 21, 2017 / 11:40 am

SPCA staff were pepper sprayed Thursday while removing animals from a Mission farm. The two dozen animals were "sick and neglected," the agency says....

Fields trashed by 4/20

Apr 21, 2017 / 9:35 am

Vancouver Park Board officials estimate damage from Thursday's unsanctioned marijuana protest could take several weeks and thousands of dollars to repair....

Missing woman found

Apr 21, 2017 / 9:13 am

UPDATE: FRI 9:00 a.m. Maria Kruger has been found safe, according to family members. ORIGINAL: THURS 2:00 p.m. The Vancouver Police Department is searching...

ODs now 1/4 of ER visits

Apr 21, 2017 / 6:15 am

Staff at St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver say 25 per cent of emergency room visits are related to fentanyl overdoses. And they report they're having to...

25 sent to ER during 4/20

Apr 21, 2017 / 6:01 am

Health officials in Vancouver report 25 people were taken to hospital emergency departments during the city's 4/20 marijuana celebrations on Thursday. Six...

4/20 a mellow buzz

Apr 20, 2017 / 4:40 pm

The Vancouver Police Department has everything under control at this year’s 4/20 event. There have not been any serious incidents reported at Sunset Beach...

$9.3 million jackpot

Apr 20, 2017 / 1:54 pm

Port Moody retirees Kurt and Marlis Gebeshuber won $9.3 million in the April 12, Lotto 6/49 draw. Kurt is a former meat cutter, and his wife Marlis, is a former...

Toxin killed belugas

Apr 20, 2017 / 1:17 pm

The Vancouver Aquarium says a toxin was the cause of death of two beluga whales last November, but the exact substance couldn't be identified. The...

Traffic going to pot

Apr 20, 2017 / 12:13 pm

Traffic in parts of Vancouver is expected to go to pot this afternoon. Police are notifying the public of potential traffic disruptions during 4/20 activities...

Warrant for Creep Catcher

Apr 20, 2017 / 11:16 am

The head of the Surrey Creep Catcher vigilante group says a warrant is out for his arrest. The warrant was issued after group members confronted a man at...

Smugglers migrants too

Apr 20, 2017 / 6:54 am

Four men accused of smuggling dozens of Tamil migrants into Canada were simply part of the effort to get themselves and the rest of the asylum seekers across...

Minimum security for killers

Apr 19, 2017 / 7:27 pm

The warden at Mission Institution is defending the use of minimum-security prisons for convicted killers. This just days after Robert Dezwaan of Kelowna walked...

Waving gun at cars

Apr 19, 2017 / 3:52 pm

UPDATE: 4:00 P.M. Officers have conducted an exhaustive search of the area and were not able to locate the suspicious woman. Anyone who sees suspicious activity...

Missing some money?

Apr 19, 2017 / 10:48 am

Are you missing a “significant amount of cash?” Police in North Vancouver are looking for someone who may be without their money after they seized a...