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Gravel spill on Hwy 99

Mar 27, 2017 / 4:00 pm

Traffic on a major Lower Mainland commuter route is delayed this afternoon due to a gravel spill. Highway 99 is reduced to a single lane east and west south of...

Birdbrain bashes mascot

Mar 27, 2017 / 3:49 pm

Neighbourhood mascot Canuck the Crow is recovering after being struck on purpose at a weekend soccer game in East Vancouver. Shawn Bergman, who runs the Canuck...

City loses pipeline battle

Mar 27, 2017 / 12:55 pm

A legal battle between the City of Burnaby and the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has ended with the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruling the National...

Olympian hospitalized

Mar 27, 2017 / 7:01 am

Canadian snowboarding star Mark McMorris is in a Vancouver hospital after suffering several injuries in a backcountry snowboarding accident on Saturday. Canada...

Gas leak closes Hastings

Mar 27, 2017 / 6:08 am

A natural gas leak has shut down a major artery in East Vancouver. The overnight leak has closed part of Hastings Street, at Hawks Avenue. CTV reports utility...

Critical condition after crash

Mar 26, 2017 / 10:59 pm

A pedestrian has been transported to a Surrey hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle Sunday evening. Surrey RCMP responded to...

'Swirlface' released from jail

Mar 26, 2017 / 4:32 pm

A man who led international law enforcement on a chase over child pornography crimes is out of prison and is expected to move to Vancouver. Christopher Neil,...

Argument leads to stabbing

Mar 26, 2017 / 7:53 am

An argument may have led to an early morning stabbing at a residence in the Cloverdale area of Surrey. RCMP officers responded to a call around 6 a.m. on the...

Pinned under SUV

Mar 26, 2017 / 7:04 am

Surrey firefighters freed a patient pinned under an SUV at a Guildford area townhouse complex overnight. About midnight Saturday, emergency crews were called to...

Police ID shooting victim

Mar 25, 2017 / 2:09 pm

A man shot to death in Abbotsford in what police believe to be a targeted attack has been identified as Jaskarn Lally, 20. On Friday March 24 just after 4:30...

Man dead in targeted hit

Mar 25, 2017 / 6:59 am

A man has died after a shooting at an Abbotsford home, Friday evening. Police were called to the 3500 block of Chase Street about 5 p.m. A tent was erected over...

BCLibs to give back $93K

Mar 24, 2017 / 7:23 pm

The British Columbia Liberal Party says it has found 43 so-called indirect donations worth almost $93,000, which it plans to reimburse. The information comes as...

IIO takes VPD to court

Mar 24, 2017 / 4:02 pm

The chief of the Vancouver Police Department and several of his officers are facing legal action alleging they violated their duty to co-operate with an...

Oil slick on Fraser River

Mar 24, 2017 / 2:42 pm

An oil slick has appeared on the Fraser River in Mission. The oil sheen appears to be coming from a partially submerged boat. It is in the area of Donatelli...

Layoffs hit Sun/Province

Mar 24, 2017 / 12:33 pm

Layoff notices were handed out to 54 employees at the Vancouver Sun and Province on Friday, including 29 journalists. “Today is going to be a tough day...

Jail for carjack rampage

Mar 23, 2017 / 8:30 pm

A man convicted of beating a pregnant woman while he stole the truck she was in was sentenced to 10 years in jail Thursday. Edward Joseph Biwer, 26, was found...

The couch can kill you

Mar 23, 2017 / 4:39 pm

A new study has found teens who have a "couch potato" lifestyle risk having permanent negative effects on their bone health. Orthopedics Prof. Heather...

Dangling over hwy's edge

Mar 23, 2017 / 3:58 pm

A collision in Delta left a truck dangling dangerously off a highway ramp, Thursday afternoon. Delta police arrived on scene at Highway 17 near Nordel Way about...

Budget a match for BC

Mar 23, 2017 / 6:33 am

The federal budget appears to be in line with British Columbia's approach to affordable housing, child care and transit, Finance Minister Mike de Jong said...

Woman killed in crash

Mar 23, 2017 / 6:25 am

A woman was killed in Surrey Wednesday evening in a series of crashes involving several vehicles. Police are seeking witnesses to the incident, which unfolded...

Transit police need support

Mar 22, 2017 / 6:00 pm

A coroner's jury is recommending that transit police in the Vancouver area work more closely with mental health care providers following the death of a man...

Reeling over oyster illnesses

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:23 pm

The head of British Columbia's shellfish growers says the industry has been stunned by a mysterious norovirus that has forced the closure of seven coastal...

Courts need 'shock therapy'

Mar 22, 2017 / 1:01 pm

British Columbia's top judge says Canada's justice system needs a bit of "shock therapy" to ensure the legal needs of everyday people are...

Computer glitch on SkyTrain

Mar 22, 2017 / 12:58 pm

SkyTrain service in Vancouver was disrupted Wednesday morning by a computer glitch. Trains on the Expo and Millennium lines were held at stations about 11 a.m.,...

Could DNA clear killer?

Mar 22, 2017 / 11:46 am

A British Columbia man who has spent nearly 25 years in prison for the first-degree murders of his wife and twin baby boys believes modern DNA testing could...

Impostor on the loose

Mar 21, 2017 / 8:30 pm

Businesses in Surrey should be on the lookout for an impostor. On March 19, Surrey RCMP was alerted to three separate reports of a man posing as a municipal...

Boy stabbed in Burnaby

Mar 21, 2017 / 3:29 pm

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed on the street in Burnaby, Monday night. The victim was found with a single stab wound about 11 p.m., near Kingsway and 12th...

Tried to mow down woman

Mar 21, 2017 / 3:27 pm

Police are investigating reports that a driver tried to run over a pedestrian Monday evening in Burnaby. A black Jeep Cherokee was being driven erratically in...

Fighting terror allegations

Mar 21, 2017 / 1:10 pm

An El Salvadoran man who spent two years in a British Columbia church to avoid deportation on alleged terrorism links will continue his fight to clear his name...

Arrest in violent sex crime

Mar 21, 2017 / 10:46 am

A man has been arrested after a lengthy investigation into a violent sexual assault in 2012. “The diligence of our officers in their thorough approach to...

Shelter: 'This is harassment'

Mar 21, 2017 / 10:13 am

A woman who runs a shelter raided twice by the BC SPCA says she's being harassed. Investigators have executed warrants at a property in Langley twice in six...

Olympic medalist to retire

Mar 21, 2017 / 8:06 am

Two-time Olympic medallist Ryan Cochrane is retiring from swimming. The 28-year-old from Victoria made the announcement this morning. Cochrane won Olympic...

'He was like a zombie'

Mar 21, 2017 / 6:50 am

Employees at a grocery store in Surrey told a coroner's inquest Monday that they watched a man repeatedly stab himself with stolen paring knives minutes...

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