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Vancouver News Dec 31, 2017 to Jan 6, 2018

Worker killed on the job

Jan 6, 2018 / 4:12 pm

An employee at a plywood production company in Richmond died while working on Saturday afternoon. WorkSafeBC is investigating the fatality at Richmond Plywood...

Teen robs two kids

Jan 6, 2018 / 7:45 am

A teen posing as a security guard has been arrested after allegedly robbing two children in a Metro Vancouver mall. The two youths, aged 10 and 12, were...

Another stabbing in Surrey

Jan 6, 2018 / 6:36 am

Two men were injured in a stabbing incident in Surrey overnight. RCMP responded to the 9600 block of 168 Street in the Fleetwood area just after 11 p.m. Friday....

Escaped accused arrested

Jan 5, 2018 / 6:30 pm

A Surrey man who gave police the slip at a hospital while still wearing handcuffs last week has been apprehended. Richard Mantler, 46, was taken into custody...

Man charged in fatal crash

Jan 5, 2018 / 4:24 pm

Almost one year after a crash on Highway 1 in North Vancouver left a man dead, someone has been charged. Albert Troll, 49, has been charged with driving without...

Court appeal over bear cub

Jan 5, 2018 / 3:46 pm

An animal protection group is appealing a decision by a B.C. Supreme Court judge that ruled conservation officers have discretion when destroying wild animals....

Drug smuggling clown?

Jan 5, 2018 / 11:26 am

A Vancouver-area resident is in custody in Japan, accused of smuggling nearly 10 kilograms of drugs into the country. A statement from Tokyo Customs says Daniel...

No self-serve here

Jan 5, 2018 / 6:37 am

Two B.C. cities that mandate gas stations employ attendants to pump fuel are outliers in a nation where most citizens are accustomed to do-it-yourself fill ups....

Hatchet attack at mall

Jan 4, 2018 / 4:00 pm

A hatchet was the weapon of choice during an attack at a Surrey mall, Thursday. CTV reports a man was attacked at Central City Mall shortly before 1 p.m....

Fight turns into murder

Jan 4, 2018 / 1:21 pm

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has now identified the victim of an altercation that turned into a homicide. The incident occurred just before...

No charges for dog bite

Jan 4, 2018 / 11:30 am

A Vancouver police officer will not face any charges following an incident in March 2016 when his service dog bit a suspect during an arrest. The Independent...

Targeted Surrey shooting

Jan 4, 2018 / 11:02 am

A man is in hospital with serious injuries Thursday after an early morning shooting in Surrey. Police aren't releasing a lot of information but a white BMW...

Fog blankets Vancouver

Jan 4, 2018 / 10:59 am

A heavy fog advisory has been issued for Metro Vancouver, southern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Environment Canada says moisture trapped under a...

Family homeless after fire

Jan 4, 2018 / 9:28 am

A Coquitlam family has been left homeless after fire tore through a garage and spread to the roof of the home. "It is going to be quite a loss, I...

Daycare building 'unsound'

Jan 4, 2018 / 6:22 am

A Coquitlam daycare has been shut down because the building is structurally unsound. Parents have been left scrambling after the Step by Step Child Development...

Double fatal on Sea to Sky

Jan 3, 2018 / 2:53 pm

The Sea to Sky Highway was closed for several hours Tuesday while police investigated a double fatal collision. RCMP Cpl. Elizabeth Lynn said the crash happened...

Slain cop honoured in UK

Jan 3, 2018 / 2:32 pm

The name of a slain B.C. policeman has been added to a memorial for fallen officers in the United Kingdom. Northumbria Police held a service in Wallsend last...

Oil spill? What oil spill?

Jan 3, 2018 / 12:19 pm

The Crown has asked a provincial court judge to allow a trial to proceed with or without a company it accuses of operating a vessel that leaked thousands of...

Design school's a real Lulu

Jan 3, 2018 / 12:16 pm

A state-of-the-art design school named after the founder of active wear giant Lululemon is the latest addition to Kwantlen Polytechnic University's campus...

Salmon demand denied

Jan 3, 2018 / 11:52 am

A B.C. First Nation has lost a bid for a larger allocation of the scarce Fraser River sockeye salmon fishery. The Squamish First Nation opposed a decision by...

Man killed in fight

Jan 3, 2018 / 10:30 am

A man was killed in a fight in Burnaby Tuesday night. Just before 9 p.m., police were called to a fight on the 6500 block of Telford Avenue, just down the road...

Neglect alleged at farm

Jan 3, 2018 / 6:47 am

The BC SPCA is investigating allegations of animal neglect at a Langley hobby farm. Officers visited the Farm of Stories after disturbing video was shot by a...

Civil assault suit denied

Jan 3, 2018 / 6:03 am

A B.C. man awarded millions for wrongful imprisonment is now defending himself in a civil lawsuit, again denying he sexually assaulted five women. The women,...

Man stabbed in Surrey

Jan 2, 2018 / 7:09 pm

Police are currently on scene of a reported stabbing in the city centre area of Surrey. Staff Sgt. D. Honeyman said on Jan. 2 at approximately 5:47 p.m., Surrey...

Drunk drags firefighter

Jan 2, 2018 / 10:12 am

A suspected drunk driver is accused of injuring a firefighter in Vancouver's downtown eastside early Tuesday morning. Fire crews were working on a blaze...

Rally to send body home

Jan 1, 2018 / 7:35 am

Friends of a woman who was struck and killed by Canada Post vehicle in Richmond last week have raised enough money to send her body back to India. Esthersita...

12-car pileup in Richmond

Jan 1, 2018 / 7:01 am

Fog and icy conditions contributed to 12-car pileup in Richmond, Sunday. The chain-reaction crashes happened on a Highway 91 exit ramp. "In my opinion, it...