February 18, 2018

Deadly fire in Langley

One person is dead and three  people are in critical condition after a fire at a seniors home in Langley this morning. The fire got going before ten this morning. Cause of the fire is under investigation. It happened at the Rainbow Lodge in Langley City, at 203rd street and 54th avenue. It's believed the fire started on the second … [Read more...]

Police identify victim of deadly fight

Vancouver Police have identified 59 year old Michael Charles Gregory of Vancouver as the man found severly injured at Commercial Drive and Venables street on Saturday.   He died later in hospital. It's believed Gregory had been involved ina fight with another man. A 27 year old man was taken into custody, but no charges have been … [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...]

People of Burns Lake mark one year since deadly sawmill fire

It's the one year anniversary of the mill explosion that killed two men and put the economic future of Burns Lake at risk. Burns Lake Mayor Luke Strimbold says a service Sunday is to remember Robert Luggi Jr. and Carl Charlie, and be there for those who were injured in the blast. "We as a community are coming together to provide support to one … [Read more...]

Inquest set in deadly RCMP shooting

Dates have been set for a coroner's inquest involving the shooting death of a troubled man in Surrey by an RCMP officer.   Adam Brian Purdie was 28 when he died March 2nd, 2011. The mountie involved was cleared of any wrong-doing seven months later. Investigators with Saanich police determined the seven-year member had to fire because Purdie … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: Woman sentenced in deadly hit and run crash

A woman who pleaded guilty to impaired driving in the crash that killed 22 year old Kassandra Kaulius in Surrey has been handed 37 months behind bars. Natasha Warren was sentenced in Provincial Court in Surrey this morning. The crown had been seeking a three and a half year term. Defence called for 25 months behind bars. She also gets an eight year … [Read more...]

Crown seeks prison time in deadly crash

They are constantly reminded of her death, they can not sleep, they are broken. The words today in court from family and friends of a 22 year-old Surrey woman killed by a drunk driver. Softball player Kassandra Kaulius was killed one night in May 2011 when her car was hit by Natasha Warren's van. During victim impact statements read today, her … [Read more...]

Man questioned in deadly Mission hit and run

A 25-year old man is now being questioned by the RCMP in Mission about Sunday's hit and run, that killed an elderly woman. Police will only confirm a person of interest is in custody. He's from Mission and he was arrested on charges of uttering threats, as well as break and enter. Investigators recovered the car involved earlier this week. CKNW … [Read more...]

Man gets two years less a day for deadly White Rock hit-and-run

A Surrey man has been given a jail sentence of two years less a day for a hit and run a year and a half ago that killed a White Rock woman. Kyle Danyliuk also faces three years’ probation and a five-year driving ban. Last winter, he pleaded guilty to five counts from the crash that killed Marilyn Laursen. She was in a crosswalk at Johnston … [Read more...]

Charges laid in deadly limo crash

Charges have now been laid in connection with a crash on Highway 99 near Whistler this past January that killed a 54 year old limo driver from Delta. Shafiqur Rahman was killed when his limo was struck by a northbound pickup truck. The limo caught on fire and the victim was trapped inside. 20 year old Jacob Mitzimberg of Calgary is now charged with … [Read more...]