August 19, 2017

Man pleads guilty in sex worker’s 2010 death

An Okanagan man has pleaded guilty in the 2010 death of a sex trade worker. The body of Teri-Lyn Williams, 41, was found in some bushes in Surrey on June 9, 2010. Dustin Lalonde, 23, was charged with second-degree murder months later. He has now pleaded guilty, before the start of his trial, in New Westminster Supreme Court. RCMP Cpl. Adam … [Read more...]

Naranjo Hops On “Death Wish” Remake

Gerardo Naranjo ("Miss Bala") is in negotiations to replace Joe Carnahan on the "Death Wish" reboot at MGM and Paramount. Long attached, Carnahan left the project in February after being unable to find a leading star. He still remains credited for penning the script, based on the Brian Garfield story. The original 1974 Charles Bronson-led … [Read more...]

LAPD say no foul play suspected in Elisa Lam’s death

Los Angeles police now say they do not suspect foul play in the death of 21-year-old Elisa Lam. The young Vancouver woman was found dead inside a water tank at a downtown L.A. hotel last week, after disappearing from the place three weeks earlier. Det. Tim Marcia says investigators have no reason to believe her death was because of foul play, but … [Read more...]

Husband charged in death of woman reported missing in 2006

The husband of a woman reported missing eight years ago in Vancouver has now been arrested and charged in her death. Gurpreet Gill was 33 years old when she disappeared. On saturday, 40 year old Jaswant Singh Gill was taken into custody. He's now been charged with 2nd degree murder. Police have released few details, except to confirm the … [Read more...]

Teen stabbed to death on Tsawwassen First Nation land

A 16-year old girl is dead and a 15-year old girl is in critical condition after a stabbing last night on the Tsawwassen First Nation reserve. Delta Police Constable Ciaran Feenan says their investigation is in its early stages. "At this point we do have a known suspect.  We can't speak to who he is because we do not want to compromise the … [Read more...]

The Education Community is mourning the death of a prominent Vancouver Early Learning expert

A UBC researcher and expert in early learning has passed away. Vancouver School Board Chair Patti Bacchus says Dr. Clyde Hertzman was a leader in research and education regarding the impacts of poverty on early learning -- and on early childhood education in general. She says Hertzman was well-known to everyone in the educational community. "And I … [Read more...]

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai talks 4K, Xperia Z, death of the PS2 and more at CES 2013 (video)

4K TVs and streaming? The Xperia Z? The death of the PlayStation 2? Just a few topics of conversation as our own Editor-in-chief Tim Stevens sat down for a one-on-one interview with Sony CEO Kaz Hirai. We won't waste any more of your time here -- head on past the break to watch the full video!Continue reading Sony CEO Kaz Hirai talks 4K, Xperia Z, … [Read more...]

Woman who pleaded guilty to impaired driving in the death of Kassandra Kaulius to be sentenced Friday

The woman who drove drunk in the crash that killed a young softball player in Surrey last year is set to learn her sentence Friday. Crown Counsel has argued Natasha Warren should spend three and a half years in prison for what happened back on May 3rd, 2011. That's the night Warren drank a bottle-and-a-half of wine, got behind the wheel, and sped … [Read more...]

Provincial inquest into death of Kamloops teen not off the table

BC’s Coroner says an inquest into the death of CJ Morningstar Fowler isn't out of the question at the Provincial level, but police will have to wrap up their investigation before it will even be considered. This after First Nations leaders called for a national inquiry into Fowler's death, citing more must be done to help the country's … [Read more...]

VPD cleared in October death of intoxicated man

BC's Independent Investigations Office has cleared Vancouver Police of any wrong-doing in the death of a man in their custody on October 7th. Officers investigating a disturbance call at a park in the 900 block of West 7th picked up the intoxicated man and rather than arresting him, offered him a ride home. By the time they arrived seven … [Read more...]