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Girl's death a homicide

Jul 20, 2017 / 4:30 pm

UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. Police are now calling the suspicious death of 13-year-old Marrisa Shen a homicide. Shen's body was discovered in Burnaby's Central...

Ship noise hurting orcas?

Jul 20, 2017 / 1:47 pm

A program led by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will examine how endangered southern resident killer whales respond to slower vessel speeds and reduced...

Catches fire in seconds

Jul 20, 2017 / 12:49 pm

A discarded cigarette butt can cause serious damage – in seconds. Firefighters in Vancouver conducted a demonstration showing just how fast a flicked butt...

Luring charge stayed

Jul 20, 2017 / 7:05 am

A child luring charge against a former B.C. school principal has been stayed. Jason Obert, 38, was the target of a Creep Catchers sting in Abbotsford in...

13-year-old found dead

Jul 19, 2017 / 2:50 pm

UPDATE: 2:50 p.m. Police are investigating a potential homicide after the body of a 13-year-old girl was found in a wooded area of a popular park in Burnaby....

Spot the real handgun

Jul 19, 2017 / 9:35 am

Can you tell the difference between a real gun and a fake one? North Vancouver RCMP had to make that judgment call when officers attended a domestic dispute....

Senior charged in murders

Jul 18, 2017 / 4:22 pm

A 73-year-old man has been charged with two counts of murder in the July 9 double homicide in Vancouver's West End. Police found the bodies of 57-year-old...

Search for non-swimmer

Jul 18, 2017 / 10:50 am

An underwater recovery team is headed to the Fraser River to search for a man who drowned on Monday. A 72-year-old Langley man, who was a non-swimmer, fell off...

Federal offender arrested

Jul 17, 2017 / 8:20 pm

A federal offender who was wanted on a Canadian-wide warrant for being unlawfully at large has been arrested. Christopher Schafer, 40, was arrested by Vancouver...

Child falls from window

Jul 17, 2017 / 6:37 am

A three-year-old child is in hospital after falling from a window in Surrey on Sunday. The girl fell to a patio below after leaning against a screen in the...

Suspect nabbed in field

Jul 17, 2017 / 6:24 am

Police tracked a suspected thief to a Surrey berry field after they were alerted to a vehicle fire Sunday evening. About 6:30 p.m., RCMP responded to reports of...

Woman struck, driver flees

Jul 17, 2017 / 6:10 am

Police are looking for the driver of a silver or grey import sedan that struck a pedestrian and then took off, Sunday evening in Surrey. About 5:40 p.m., RCMP...

Falls to death from highrise

Jul 16, 2017 / 8:51 pm

A man fell to his death from a highrise in Vancouver's trendy Yaletown district early Sunday. The man apparently fell from an unknown number of floors,...

Drug users shaped policy

Jul 16, 2017 / 9:02 am

A copy of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms graces a wall around the corner from where a woman lies on the floor as a needle full of heroin is...

Fatal crash in Surrey

Jul 15, 2017 / 9:16 pm

A woman died at the scene of a collision in Surrey on Saturday. At approximately 3:20 p.m., RCMP officers came across a badly damaged Toyota in the intersection...

Open invitation for thieves

Jul 15, 2017 / 9:54 am

The current heat wave is making for easy access to homes for bad guys. Vancouver police have arrested a man following two early morning break ins in which he...

'Oh crap, this isn't good'

Jul 15, 2017 / 8:04 am

Four people were sent to hospital in a multi-vehicle pile up on Highway 1 in Langley Friday morning, snarling traffic for the majority of the day. The crash...

25 OD deaths in June

Jul 14, 2017 / 1:39 pm

The Vancouver Police Department reports 25 people died of suspected overdoses last month and first responders were called to 579 overdose calls in the city in...

Pattullo closed all weekend

Jul 14, 2017 / 1:32 pm

The Pattullo Bridge between New Westminster and Surrey will close to all traffic this weekend. Commuters are advised TransLink crews will be repairing potholes...

Semi crash closes Trans-Can

Jul 14, 2017 / 1:06 pm

UPDATE: 1 p.m. Langley RCMP say the crash blocking the Trans-Canada Highway was a five-vehicle collision. It involved three loaded semi trucks, one large...

Child survives 5-storey fall

Jul 14, 2017 / 9:35 am

A small child miraculously survived a 17-metre fall from an apartment building in Richmond, Wednesday. The girl, believed to be under the age of six, fell from...

High-risk offender loose

Jul 14, 2017 / 6:01 am

Police are seeking the public’s help to find a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to a Vancouver residential correctional facility. A Canada-wide...

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