February 19, 2018

BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit conference could be to do with Kelowna shooting

More details are emerging about a BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit news conference Monday announcing a significant development in a gang murder investigation. The unit says no other details are being provided before then. But the murder investigation they're referring to could be a 2011 Kelowna gang shooting in broad daylight outside a … [Read more...]

Double murder in West Kelowna

Police are looking for a suspect after a double-murder in West Kelowna. Mounties say they responded to a car crash late last night in which a black S-U-V had smashed into a light standard outside the Terra Vita apartment complex. They found two bodies inside, but later determined they had not died because of the crash, but had been … [Read more...]

West Kelowna woman killed trying to help injured couple

A devastating story from the Coquihalla Highway last night. RCMP say three vehicles were involved in a crash north of Hope around dinner time. An elderly couple in one vehicle were injured so two men and a woman from the other two vehicles came to their aid - then things went terribly wrong. Another vehicle smashed into one of the crashed cars … [Read more...]

World’s largest cut emerald goes up for auction in Kelowna

The world’s largest cut emerald will be auction next weekend in Kelowna. The gemstone, which weighs almost 12 kilograms, has been appraised at $ 1.15 million, but could perhaps fetch as much as 10 times that amount, said Mike Odenbach, owner of Western Star Auction in Kelowna and Penticton. “It’s stunning. It’s heavy and it’s got great energy,” … [Read more...]

Fire and fashion sizzle the runway in Kelowna

The gloomy, rainy days of fall approaching may be getting to us these days, but Kelowna’s glamorous Fire and Fashion event Friday evening sparked excitement and revived spirits – for the night at least.   Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Jason Matlo and pop sensation Rosette Luve lit up Kelowna’s hottest red carpet night of the year. … [Read more...]

New court date for men accused of killing Kelowna man

A new court date has been set for seven men accused of killing a Kelowna man.The men, including two full-patch Hells Angels, are due back in court September 22nd.They are 31-year old Norman Cocks and 46-year old Robert Thomas.  They're accused of beating the victim, Dain Phillips, with a baseball bat on June 12th.   He died … [Read more...]

RCMP confirm one dead in Kelowna shooting

KELOWNA, B.C. - A brazen, gangland-style shooting with a machine gun in a bustling tourist area on Sunday afternoon has apparently killed a member of one of British Columbia's most notorious ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]

Six people injured in Kelowna casino shooting

The shooting occurred around 2:30 p.m. outside the casino in the 1300 block of Water Street. A spokeswoman for the B.C. Ambulance Service said six were injured, one person critically. There was no ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]

Kelowna plagued by fires

Firefighters in Kelowna battle a blaze at a strip mall on Banks Road Saturday morning. Three suspicious blazes were set at the backs of three buildings overnight. ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]

Intense storm hits Kelowna, B.C.

Residents of Kelowna, B.C., are cleaning up after an intense storm hit Wednesday evening, battering the city with heavy rain, wind and lightning. Kelowna resident Cate Eales, who posted an audio ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]