November 23, 2017

Surrey M-P Apologizes after Medal Given to Man Facing Criminal Charges

Newton-North Delta NDP M-P Jinny Sims has issued a statement saying she awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal to Maninder Gill - manager of Radio India on Sunday - in recognition of his significant contributions to his community and wasn't aware of the pending legal matter. Sims says she recognizes the seriousness of the crime he's accused of … [Read more...]

Man sent to hospital after alleged assault in east Vancouver

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after an alleged assault on Venables Street near Commercial Drive. Jarrod Huntson works at a coffee shop right beside where the assault happened, and describes what he saw. "Didn't look conscious and had a little twitch going on in his leg, it was kind of  sickening to see to be honest, I kind of got … [Read more...]

Man dead after vehicle hits concrete barrier in Surrey

A man is dead after the vehicle he was driving crashed at 188th Street and 28th Avenue in Surrey Saturday. Sgt. Joe Johal says, "It went straight through the intersection and hit the concrete barrier." Johal says it looks like the man may have been in medical distress, and that that led to the crash. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Details slim after overnight shooting in Surrey

Surrey Mounties say the victim of an overnight shooting in the Whalley neighbourhood will recover. Gang squad officers were spotted at the scene -- on 103A Avenue near Old Yale Road -- but police aren't commenting on a possible motive. They do say the have not made any arrests. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

More questions than answers after West End stabbing spree

The M.L.A. who represents Vancouver's West End says people in the community are scared and anxiously waiting to hear more from police after multiple stabbings last night in a building at Haro and Barclay.  Spencer Chandra-Herbert says residents of the West End -- not only those living in the building -- are still scared and have very little … [Read more...]

Surrey RCMP Superintendent singing the same song after latest murder

Surrey has now seen five murders this month.  But the man in charge of the local RCMP detachment says his message to residents remains the same.  Chief Superintendant Bill Fordy says based on the facts of this latest killing, his position hasn't changed. "That, the vast majority of the citizens that live in Surrey are law-abiding people, … [Read more...]

Lawsuit launched after deadly plane crash

Passengers injured in a plane crash near Vancouver International Airport two years ago are suing the airline for damages. Six of the passengers have filed a lawsuit in BC Supreme Court against Northern Thunderbird Air Inc. The aircraft was on a charter flight from Vancouver to Kelowna, when it crashed onto Russ Baker Way, slid across the road and … [Read more...]

Snowboarder dies on Whistler Mountain after hitting head

A day of snowboarding on Whistler Mountain has ended in death. RCMP say two boarders, a woman and a 24-year-old Australian man, found themselves on steeper terrain than they could handle yesterday, and tried to walk down the hill. But the man slipped, fell and hit his head among some trees. He was flown by helicopter to the Whistler Health Care … [Read more...]

I-I-O investigates after man injured during arrest

BC'S new Independent Investigations Office is investigating a late-December arrest involving the Vancouver Police Department. Officers were trying to subdue a stressed-out, very agressive 26 year old man. During that attempt, he was injured and taken to hospital. He's still there. 11 staff have now been assigned to the case, in part to provide … [Read more...]

One sent to hospital after gang related shooting in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man was taken to hospital Sunday night in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 168th Street and 76th Avenue area at around 7pm for what they say was a gang related shooting. The name of the victim is not being released, but investigators do believe they know who he is.  … [Read more...]