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Vancouver News Nov 5 to 10, 2017

High-risk offender moves in

Nov 10, 2017 / 5:30 pm

Police are warning Vancouver residents of a high-risk sex offender who has completed his prison sentence and will be residing in the city. Trevor Leonard Smith,...

Public service for slain cop

Nov 10, 2017 / 4:24 pm

A public service will be held on Nov. 19 for an Abbotsford police officer who was killed while on duty. The celebration of life ceremony for Const. John...

Schoenborn mellows out

Nov 10, 2017 / 3:47 pm

A man found not criminally responsible for killing his three children still struggles to control his anger but his outbursts have become less frequent and...

Secret Chinese soldiers

Nov 10, 2017 / 3:39 pm

Giant monkeys in the jungle are what Ronald Lee remembers most about his Second World War "adventure" in Burma as part of a dangerous and secret...

Police searching for teen girl

Nov 10, 2017 / 2:43 pm

Police in Surrey are asking for the public's help to find a 14-year-old girl. Hailey McLelland was last seen on Oct. 13, when she was dropped off at school...

Sex offender found again

Nov 10, 2017 / 2:42 pm

Police have arrested a high-risk sex offender who has been unlawfully at large since Oct. 26. A Canada-wide warrant was issued for 40-year-old Christopher...

Revenge not so sweet

Nov 10, 2017 / 12:24 pm

A British Columbia man convicted of criminally harassing his ex-wife through a revenge website has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. After time...

Their WISH come true

Nov 10, 2017 / 10:37 am

The province has increased funding to help vulnerable women in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The boost in operating funding will allow the WISH Drop-In...

K-9 cop in crash

Nov 10, 2017 / 10:21 am

A Vancouver Police K-9 unit on its way to a home invasion Thursday evening was involved in a crash with a civilian vehicle. Police are searching for two armed...

BC to fund drug testing

Nov 10, 2017 / 10:10 am

British Columbia is going to test a new drug-checking service in Vancouver to determine if it will help cut the soaring number of overdose deaths in the...

'Thanks for the ticket'

Nov 10, 2017 / 6:53 am

Warren Banks was driving home on Halloween wearing his costume — a brown cultist robe — when he was pulled over by a police officer in Abbotsford,...

White pride posters panned

Nov 10, 2017 / 6:13 am

White supremacist posters are raising eyebrows after being posted outside a Burnaby library. “These flyers have no place in Canadian cities where we...

Fallen officer brought home

Nov 9, 2017 / 10:00 pm

A long procession of police cars, with their lights flashing, brought the body of Const. John Davidson back to Abbotsford Thursday. Davidson was shot and killed...

Road rage gunfire

Nov 9, 2017 / 4:15 pm

A person's vehicle was shot at during an apparent case of road rage in Surrey Thursday morning. At 10:25 a.m., Surrey RCMP received a call of a woman...

Break and enter, man shot

Nov 9, 2017 / 9:16 am

One person was injured after a shooting that occurred during a home invasion in Aldergrove, B.C. Wednesday night. RCMP were called to to the 26500 block of 29th...

Climbing to new records

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:23 am

From Everest to Denali, a B.C. mountaineer has climbed to a record after spending more than two years scaling some of the tallest peaks on Earth. North...

Motive unclear in murders

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:13 am

Investigators are still trying to determine a motive in the double murder six weeks ago of a couple in their home, Vancouver's police chief said Wednesday....

No fault in toddler's death

Nov 8, 2017 / 5:12 pm

A B.C. Coroners Service report says an Abbotsford hospital did nothing wrong when it sent home a three-year-old girl who died hours later after being...

Pipeline lawsuit dropped

Nov 8, 2017 / 4:45 pm

A non-profit group has abandoned a legal challenge of the Trans Mountain pipeline project in British Columbia, saying losing the case could bankrupt the...

Jolie brings star power to BC

Nov 8, 2017 / 12:07 pm

Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie is expected to lend her star power to next week's peacekeeping summit in Vancouver. A draft program for the...

Rec centre stabbing

Nov 8, 2017 / 6:09 am

Delta Police are investigating a stabbing incident outside a local recreation centre. CTV reports a teen was stabbed late Tuesday outside the Sungod Rec...

Details on accused killer

Nov 8, 2017 / 6:04 am

Details are emerging about the man accused of killing an Abbotsford police officer. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team released a photo of Oscar...

Hero cop remembered

Nov 7, 2017 / 9:02 pm

A police officer who died in the line of duty in British Columbia was remembered Tuesday for his bravery in protecting others and his community commitment in...

Charged in seniors' killing

Nov 7, 2017 / 4:46 pm

A man has been charged in the murder of a Vancouver couple in their sixties. Rocky Rambo Wei Nam Kam, 25, has been charged with two counts of second-degree...

VPD search for suspect

Nov 7, 2017 / 3:59 pm

VPD need the public's help to find the person who allegedly assaulted a 31- year old woman early Monday morning in Vancouver's Oakridge neighbourhood....

Surrey connector coming

Nov 7, 2017 / 3:48 pm

A divisive new project which calls for a two-lane road cut through Hawthorne Park has been given the green light by Surrey City Council. The controversial...

Burnaby blocking pipeline?

Nov 7, 2017 / 3:12 pm

The National Energy Board says it will not expedite the process to determine if the city of Burnaby, B.C. is deliberately obstructing construction of the...

Charged for cop death

Nov 7, 2017 / 1:27 pm

UPDATE: 1:25 p.m. A man has been charged with murder in the shooting death of an Abbotsford police officer on Monday. The charge against Oscar Ferdinand...

Death not suspicious: VPD

Nov 7, 2017 / 11:52 am

UPDATE: Tuesday 11:50 a.m. Vancouver Police say the death of a woman found in medical distress at Spanish Banks on Nov. 3 is not suspicious. The woman was...

List empty home or pay fine

Nov 7, 2017 / 11:07 am

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson is warning homeowners if they fail to declare their property status by Feb. 2, they will face the city's empty homes tax...

Relief on housing horizon

Nov 7, 2017 / 10:59 am

A real estate association watching Metro Vancouver's tight and costly housing market predicts conditions should begin to ease by the third quarter of 2018....

Lose your rent money?

Nov 6, 2017 / 4:54 pm

Mounties are praising a North Vancouver resident for turning in an envelope full of cash that appears to be someone's rent. They say the envelope marked...

Officer killed in gunfight

Nov 6, 2017 / 4:00 pm

A police officer is being remembered as a "hero" after he died Monday in an exchange of gunfire with a suspect who had allegedly stolen a vehicle....

War of words on Trans Mtn.

Nov 6, 2017 / 12:26 pm

A city in British Columbia wants Saskatchewan's justice minister to withdraw comments suggesting it "is deliberately slowing down" the Trans...

Memorial for girl that fell

Nov 6, 2017 / 10:40 am

UPDATE: Monday 10:35 a.m. An eight-year-old girl that fell more than a dozen storeys to her death from a high rise building in Burnaby was visually impaired,...

Dec by-election in Surrey

Nov 5, 2017 / 7:47 am

A by-election for the vacant federal seat of South Surrey-White Rock will be held next month. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that by-elections...

'Ice bomb' solution on way

Nov 5, 2017 / 6:23 am

The provincial government says safety improvements on the Lower Mainland's Alex Fraser Bridge should prevent "ice bombs" that damaged dozens of...

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