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SkyTrain fills with smoke

May 28, 2017 / 7:16 am

SkyTrain passengers rushed out onto the platform when their car filled with smoke, Saturday. Riders say the car started filling with smoke as they approached...

Ghost sighting at hotel

May 27, 2017 / 9:43 pm

A famous ghost purported to haunt the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is the talk of the town after a social media user snapped a spooky picture of something –...

One teen dead, one critical

May 27, 2017 / 7:26 pm

A 16-year-old girl died Friday after taking a lethal drug she thought was MDMA, according to New Westminster police. Her friend is also in critical condition....

Deadly street drug warning

May 27, 2017 / 6:31 am

An urgent warning about deadly drugs has been issued in New Westminster. New Westminster Police issued the public warning Friday night about a lethal strain of...

New injection sites OK'd

May 26, 2017 / 3:43 pm

Health Canada has approved plans to create three new supervised consumption sites in British Columbia and one in Quebec to help combat the ongoing overdose...

Coast Guard dive team cut

May 26, 2017 / 12:30 pm

B.C.'s Coast Guard dive team is being eliminated. Members disregarded a gag order on the information to tell CTV they worry that lives will be lost. The...

IPO to fund pipeline

May 26, 2017 / 6:35 am

Kinder Morgan says it will proceed with the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as long as it secures satisfactory financing for the project through...

4/20 cost Vancouver $254K

May 25, 2017 / 8:37 pm

This year's 4-20 marijuana day of protest in Vancouver cost the city more than $245,000. The city says estimates 40,000 people were at Sunset Beach Park and...

Mayors want action on ODs

May 25, 2017 / 12:47 pm

Mayors across Canada are calling for federal leadership on the "national emergency" of overdoses by ensuring provinces provide timely access to...

Abby car theft central

May 25, 2017 / 12:30 pm

Police in Abbotsford say the overall crime rate in the city is dropping, compared with the 2016 rate, but theft from vehicles could drive the rate in the...

Grace McCarthy dies

May 25, 2017 / 11:14 am

B.C. political icon Grace McCarthy has died. The former Social Credit cabinet minister and deputy premier died peacefully at her home in Vancouver Wednesday...

Ex-cop faces more charges

May 24, 2017 / 4:15 pm

More criminal charges have been laid against a former Vancouver police detective constable. British Columbia's prosecution service says James Fisher faces...

Killer's progress 'slow'

May 24, 2017 / 12:53 pm

A psychiatrist says a man found not criminally responsible because of a mental illness after killing his three children is making slow progress but still...

Tree smashes Hydro truck

May 24, 2017 / 10:44 am

A BC Hydro technician is unhurt, but his truck was crushed by a falling tree while he tried to restore power in a Vancouver neighbourhood as a windstorm tore...

Sea lions 'are not pets'

May 24, 2017 / 6:53 am

Jocelyne Dramisino says she made her little cousin watch a hair-raising online video before taking her to a Vancouver-area wharf on Tuesday where days earlier a...

Drive-by shooting

May 24, 2017 / 6:41 am

RCMP in Surrey responded to a drive-by shooting overnight. Police responded to a report of gunshots near a townhouse complex in the area of 75th Avenue and...

Woman killed in shooting

May 23, 2017 / 10:28 pm

A woman has died following what police say appears to be a targeted shooting in East Vancouver. Vancouver Police received reports of the shooting just after 5...

Sea lion girl doing 'OK'

May 23, 2017 / 5:27 pm

The young girl pulled off a Richmond dock by a sea lion over the weekend is being treated for a minor flesh wound. The communications manager at Vancouver...

Reward for wounded otter

May 23, 2017 / 3:31 pm

An animal advocacy group is offering a $1,000 reward to help identify the person responsible for snaring a river otter in West Vancouver, leaving the creature...

'Don't feed the sea lions'

May 23, 2017 / 5:51 am

Experts are warning the public not to feed wildlife after dramatic video on the weekend of a child being pulled into the water by a sea lion at the Steveston...

Bear swipes hikers

May 22, 2017 / 8:54 pm

A Squamish park and multiple trails are closed after a bear attacked two hikers on Sunday. Buzz Henczel was walking a trail on Merrill Park at Garibaldi...

Absentee ballots trickle in

May 22, 2017 / 5:45 pm

Counting is underway for thousands of absentee ballots that could determine the results of British Columbia's tight election. Elections BC says the final...

Bear attacks hiker

May 22, 2017 / 12:01 pm

Trails were closed in a mountain community north of Vancouver after a bear attacked a hiker. The District of Squamish says in a Facebook post that a man and a...

Killer dad up for review

May 22, 2017 / 11:43 am

The case of a man found not criminally responsible for killing his three children because of a mental illness is up for review, two years after a provincial...

3 hurt in May long crashes

May 21, 2017 / 9:01 pm

Crashes in Vancouver left three people injured over the long weekend, including one 50-year-old pedestrian who was seriously injured after being struck by a...