February 21, 2018

Latest Rafay/Burns murder appeal denied

Nearly a decade after two men from West Vancouver were convicted of murdering the parents and autistic sister of one of the accused, they've lost their latest bid for a new trial. Last month, a panel of five judges heard a petition from Sebastian Burns and Atif Rafay to overturn their 2004 conviction. Because their decision wasn't unanimous, all … [Read more...]

Richmond woman convicted of 1992 murder, denied bail

A Richmond woman who killed her husband's mistress almost 20 years ago has been denied bail. A jury convicted Jean Ann James last fall of first-degree murder, in the 1992 death of Gladys Wakabayashi. The 41-year-old victim was found dead in her Shaugnessy home with her throat slit. Several years later, James confessed to the murder to an undercover … [Read more...]

Vancouver Folk Festival loses acts as musicians denied entry to Canada

Two acts at this weekend’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival have been denied entry into Canada. They include Tinariwen, an internationally renowned Malian collective that performed in Vancouver ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]