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Mom still in US custody

Mom still in US custody

Vancouver Jan 24, 2017 / 2:39 pm

Vancouver mother Wilma Estrada, 48, who's accused of abducting her daughter, is still in custody in the U.S. Meanwhile, her daughter, Makayla...

OD prevention sites illegal

OD prevention sites illegal

Vancouver Jan 24, 2017 / 1:31 pm

British Columbia's health minister says the province's overdose prevention sites and at least one "sharing room" where people use drugs may...

VPD lays out strategy

VPD lays out strategy

Vancouver Jan 24, 2017 / 12:03 pm

The Vancouver Police Department has unveiled a five-year strategic plan aimed at improving public safety and stamping out crime across the city. Police Chief...

Marksman on target

Marksman on target

Abbotsford Jan 24, 2017 / 6:40 am

He works deftly, loading five bullets into a magazine. He steadies the .308-calibre rifle on a pair of sand bags and peers delicately through the scope. He...

Park board eyes whale ban

Park board eyes whale ban

Vancouver Jan 24, 2017 / 6:32 am

The Vancouver Park Board has delayed a decision about a possible plebiscite on phasing out whale and dolphin captivity at Vancouver Aquarium. Commissioners have...

Guilty pleas in teen murder

Guilty pleas in teen murder

Langley Jan 24, 2017 / 6:02 am

Police say three men have been sentenced to life with no chance of parole for 18 years after pleading guilty in B.C. Supreme Court to second-degree murder...

Fatal shooting in Surrey

Fatal shooting in Surrey

Surrey Jan 24, 2017 / 6:00 am

RCMP in Surrey say the latest shooting in that city has killed one person and the attack is believed to be targeted. It happened just before 9:15 Monday night...

Girl in Amber Alert found

Girl in Amber Alert found

New Westminster Jan 23, 2017 / 6:00 pm

UPDATE: 6 p.m. A Vancouver mother and her nine-year-old daughter who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Washington state have been found. Bellingham police...

Site C challenge dismissed

Site C challenge dismissed

Vancouver Jan 23, 2017 / 4:04 pm

The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a legal challenge filed by two First Nations of the $8.8-billion Site C dam project in northeast British Columbia. The...

Boost for truck loggers

Boost for truck loggers

Vancouver Jan 23, 2017 / 2:03 pm

Minister of Forests Steve Thomson is welcoming the provincial announcement of job training tax credits in the timber harvesting industry. Premier Christy Clark...

Have a say over captivity?

Have a say over captivity?

Vancouver Jan 23, 2017 / 1:53 pm

Park board commissioners could decide tonight whether to seek a plebiscite on next year's municipal ballot, giving Vancouver residents a say on keeping...

Missing her targets

Missing her targets

Vancouver Jan 23, 2017 / 1:36 pm

Premier Christy Clark says her government's retooled jobs plan aims to make British Columbia the most diversified economy in Canada. The premier admitted...

Driver killed in truck crash

Driver killed in truck crash

Abbotsford Jan 23, 2017 / 11:45 am

A driver is dead after two trucks crashed in Abbotsford Monday morning. The Abbotsford Police Department says the crash happened at about 9:15 a.m. in the...

Dog saves men from fire

Dog saves men from fire

Vancouver Jan 23, 2017 / 6:08 am

A dog saved the lives of two people in an East Vancouver house fire, Sunday. The pet woke up two men, one of whom is blind, and alerting them to the fire, which...

Miracle baby's 1st birthday

Miracle baby's 1st birthday

Vancouver Jan 23, 2017 / 5:00 am

A baby dubbed a "miracle baby" born just days before his mother died of cancer has celebrated his first birthday. Baby Salvatore, whose name means...

Man dies in tent explosion

Man dies in tent explosion

Squamish Jan 22, 2017 / 10:25 pm

Police in Squamish say a man has been found dead after an apparent explosion in a tent. RCMP say a resident was walking home Saturday night and spotted a fire...

Homeless after fire

Homeless after fire

Surrey Jan 21, 2017 / 8:40 pm

Renters along with three generations of a family are safe after a fire swept through a home early Saturday morning. The blaze broke out about 2 a.m. in a house...

Whisked off to see Ellen

Whisked off to see Ellen

Vancouver Jan 21, 2017 / 7:48 am

Ellen DeGeneres has surprised a Vancouver mom and daughter with a dream vacation. Helen and daughter Emerald, who are big fans of Ellen's talk show, were...

Peak named for rescuer

Peak named for rescuer

North Vancouver Jan 21, 2017 / 7:07 am

A mountain peak on British Columbia's North Shore is being named in honour of a long-time leader in the province's search and rescue community. Premier...

No stipend for Christy Clark

No stipend for Christy Clark

Vancouver Jan 20, 2017 / 7:40 pm

British Columbia's premier says she is no longer receiving a $50,000 annual stipend from her political party. Christy Clark says she will instead ask the...

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