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Body found in Richmond

Body found in Richmond

Richmond Feb 25, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Update – 12:30 p.m. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has identified the man found dead in Richmond earlier this week. He was 20-year-old...

Mom fights playground ban

Mom fights playground ban

North Vancouver Feb 25, 2015 / 6:36 am

A North Vancouver mom is peeved that her kids were kicked off a private school playground she helped raise money to build. Anne Fisher was with her children at...

Guilty plea in dog kicking

Guilty plea in dog kicking

Vancouver Feb 24, 2015 / 5:22 pm

The former CEO of a company that provides catering services to sports venues across North America has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges after he was...

Siblings sue funeral home

Siblings sue funeral home

Vancouver Feb 24, 2015 / 5:18 pm

A brother and sister are taking a B.C. hospital and funeral home to court over allegations that their 95-year-old mother's body was transferred without...

Hit-and-run car sought

Hit-and-run car sought

Vancouver Feb 24, 2015 / 11:05 am

The Vancouver Police collision investigation unit has released photos of a car believed to be involved in a serious hit and run two weeks ago. At 8:30 a.m. Feb....

Teen assaulted at UBC

Teen assaulted at UBC

Vancouver Feb 24, 2015 / 6:34 am

Police are warning the public to be vigilant after an 18-year-old was assaulted on campus at the University of British Columbia. Mounties say the woman was...

Gas back to 121.9 in Vancouver

Gas back to 121.9 in Vancouver

Vancouver Feb 24, 2015 / 5:51 am

Gas prices around Metro Vancouver rose to $121.9 per litre on Monday, and experts predict prices will keep climbing through the week. Motorists in the region...

Sex assault suspect caught

Sex assault suspect caught

Vancouver Feb 23, 2015 / 3:17 pm

Update -- Feb 25 Vancouver police say Mark Spelrem was arrested shortly before 8 p.m. last night in the 300 block of Powell Street. He was the subject of a...

Medical pot rules challenged

Medical pot rules challenged

Vancouver Feb 23, 2015 / 11:18 am

A lawyer representing four patients has told a Federal Court judge that Canada's new rules governing medical marijuana are forcing them to choose between...

Wanted sex offender found

Wanted sex offender found

Vancouver Feb 23, 2015 / 9:11 am

Vancouver police have located a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway house. Thirty-nine-year-old Jason Bresnahan was wanted on a...

Arrest in stabbing death

Arrest in stabbing death

Abbotsford Feb 23, 2015 / 8:20 am

Update – Feb. 23 An arrest has been made in the stabbing death of an Abbotsford man late last week. Thavone Junior Carlson, 30, has been charged with...

Man forced into SUV

Man forced into SUV

West Vancouver Feb 23, 2015 / 7:30 am

Update – Feb. 23 Police in West Vancouver have confirmed that a possible abduction that took place in broad daylight Saturday was a prank. Reports came...

Halfway house safety concerns

Halfway house safety concerns

Vancouver Feb 22, 2015 / 6:39 pm

Safety concerns are being raised after Vancouver police said on Sunday they were searching for a high-risk sex offender who failed to return to his halfway...

Prison under lockdown

Prison under lockdown

Abbotsford Feb 22, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Update -- Feb. 22 A federal prison in Abbotsford, B.C., was placed under lockdown after an inmate was stabbed on Friday. An official with the Union of Canadian...

One shot, one stabbed in fight

One shot, one stabbed in fight

Abbotsford Feb 22, 2015 / 12:20 pm

Two men are in hospital with serious injuries after a brawl in Abbotsford, B.C. Police say one man was shot and the other was stabbed. The Major Crime Unit of...

Dangerous offender on the loose

Dangerous offender on the loose

Vancouver Feb 22, 2015 / 9:15 am

Police in Vancouver are warning the public about a dangerous sex offender who is on the loose. Jason Bresnahan, 39, failed to return to his halfway house last...

Should whales be bred in captivity?

Should whales be bred in captivity?

Vancouver Feb 22, 2015 / 6:14 am

The death of a beluga whale loaned by the Vancouver Aquarium to Orlando SeaWorld for breeding purposes is renewing the debate over whether cetaceans should be...

Chopper shuts down wild party

Chopper shuts down wild party

Abbotsford Feb 21, 2015 / 9:54 pm

A helicopter had to be flown in to a remote part of Abbotsford Friday to help disperse the crowd at a massive party that also saw the window of a police cruiser...

Mall motorcycle escape

Mall motorcycle escape

Surrey Feb 21, 2015 / 1:53 pm

Surrey RCMP are on the lookout for a man who drove his motorcycle through a mall Friday afternoon to escape police. According to Sgt. Charney with the Surrey...

Transit Police end agreement

Transit Police end agreement

Vancouver Feb 20, 2015 / 8:30 pm

Metro Vancouver Transit Police are changing the way officers deal with undocumented migrants during fare checks over the case of a Mexican woman who hanged...