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83-year-old inmate dies

Jun 22, 2018 / 2:48 pm

An 83-year-old inmate has died at a medium-security prison in Mission. Correctional Services Canada says Ralph Whitfield Morris died in custody at the Mission...

Cop could face charges

Jun 22, 2018 / 2:22 pm

B.C.'s police watchdog has sent a report to the provincial prosecution service for consideration of charges against a Burnaby RCMP officer. The Independent...

Scam victim lied to police

Jun 22, 2018 / 1:05 pm

A woman who claimed to have been “arrested” by two fake police officers in a CRA scam, was lying. Vancouver police have confirmed the victim...

Free drugs pushed at park

Jun 22, 2018 / 6:53 am

A middle aged man faces charges after a disturbing incident in a Port Coquitlam park. The man, 42, approached two teenage girls and gave them marijuana in Lions...

'Hot Dog Water' so good

Jun 22, 2018 / 5:18 am

A Vancouver man who sold bottles of "Hot Dog Water" for nearly $40 each says he was trying to see how marketing of health claims backed by supposed...

Fake cops arrest, scam woman

Jun 21, 2018 / 4:49 pm

Scammers in Vancouver have stepped up their game to frightening levels, after $6,000 was stolen from a woman by two men posing as police officers. On Wednesday...

BC teacher a Jeopardy champ

Jun 21, 2018 / 2:38 pm

A Surrey teacher has been asking all the right questions this week. Ali Hasan, a teacher at Guilford Park Secondary, has won the last two days on the TV game...

Swimmer's body found

Jun 21, 2018 / 2:31 pm

UPDATE: 2:30 p.m. The body of a man missing in Alice Lake near Squamish has been found. "Four members of the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team arrived at Alice...

Musical mystery stumps police

Jun 21, 2018 / 12:43 pm

A mystery in Richmond has police tinkling the ivories for tips. RCMP want to know who owns a warehouse full of pianos – which may or may not have been...

Charges in 2017 homicide

Jun 21, 2018 / 10:16 am

An arrest has been made in connection with an October 2017 homicide in Vancouver. Police say Ranjit Sangha has been charged with the second-degree murder of...

Motorcyclist killed in crash

Jun 21, 2018 / 6:56 am

A crash has claimed the life of a motorcycle rider in Surrey. Just before 9 p.m. Wednesday, a man riding north on 181A Street collided with a small SUV stopped...

Canuck: when crows cry

Jun 21, 2018 / 6:29 am

East Vancouver's infamous Canuck the Crow has lost its entire brood of chicks. The semi-tame bird known for riding on SkyTrain and dive bombing mail...

'Unfit to live in'

Jun 20, 2018 / 4:39 pm

The City of Vancouver is closing the notorious single-room occupancy Regent Hotel. The East Hastings site has long been the subject of complaints from...

$600K was not a gift

Jun 20, 2018 / 3:06 pm

A dispute over whether $600,000 was a loan or a gift from a lottery winner has been settled by the B.C. Court of Appeal in favour of the gambler. Enone Rosas...

Sex charges for therapist

Jun 20, 2018 / 1:40 pm

A former Vancouver massage therapist is accused of sexually assaulting clients. And, police believe there may be more women who haven't come forward. Bodhi...

'Largest detention ever'

Jun 20, 2018 / 12:59 pm

An undistinguished shipping container in the Port of Vancouver turned into one of the largest busts of illegal wildlife products in Canadian history. The...

Lions streaker lawyers up

Jun 20, 2018 / 9:46 am

A streaking fan who was hit by a B.C. Lions player has retained the services of a Toronto law firm. In a statement released Wednesday, Preszler Law Firm said...

Homes for tent campers

Jun 19, 2018 / 3:13 pm

A longtime tent encampment for the homeless in Surrey could begin shutting down as supportive housing and shelter beds are opened up in the Vancouver suburb....

Free laneway homes?

Jun 19, 2018 / 6:44 am

A Vancouver entrepreneur has a novel idea to build more laneway homes in the city. Duane Laird is offering to build the second homes for free – if you...

Threat to Canada's security

Jun 19, 2018 / 5:28 am

A British Columbia man's Facebook posts allegedly threatening violence in support of the Islamic State group provide enough evidence to suggest he poses a...

Know what you're eating?

Jun 18, 2018 / 3:28 pm

Catfish is passing as cod and tilapia is masquerading as snapper in Metro Vancouver, says a new study that found up to a quarter of seafood sold in the region...

TransLink fare shakeup?

Jun 18, 2018 / 11:29 am

Transit riders in Metro Vancouver could soon pay by distance travelled instead of TransLink's current three-zone fare system. TransLink is pondering the...

A grim bridge memorial

Jun 18, 2018 / 6:30 am

Eighteen construction workers killed in the 1958 collapse of Vancouver's Second Narrows Bridge were memorialized Sunday. Survivors and relatives of the men...

Car collides with motorbike

Jun 17, 2018 / 6:05 pm

RCMP in Burnaby are investigating a .crash between a Mini Cooper and a motorcycle Saturday evening. The motorcycle was travelling south along Griffiths Drive...

Streaker shut down

Jun 17, 2018 / 3:49 pm

During the B.C. Lions' opening game for the season at B.C. Place, one fan decided to take to the field and run around — but defensive back Marcell...