February 18, 2018

Manhunt for suspect near Canada-U-S border

An armed suspect is at large near the Canada/U-S border in Abbotsford. Police spokesman Constable Ian MacDonald says officers are assisting U-S border guards after shots were fired on the American side.  "An incident had taken place on the U-S side of the border, between U-S border officials and two suspects, but there was an exchange of … [Read more...]

Residents living near Surrey’s Colebrook Road set to meet with Mayor again

People living on Panorama Ridge in Surrey will meet again with the city's mayor this week to discuss crime prevention.  Video cameras and lights have been installed on Colebrook Road in the area after four bodies were found there in a six week span this year.  Bob Campbell with the local ratepayers association says the move is just one … [Read more...]

24 year old charged with attempted murder after stabbing near Vancouver high school

Vancouver Police say a 24 year old man who lives in the United States has been charged after a stabbing last evening. Clifton Crowder has been charged with attempted murder. Police say a group was playing basketball on one of the outdoor courts of Templeton Secondary School shortly before 8:30 when one of the group was approached by a man and … [Read more...]

A US Navy jet has crashed near Spokane

Three people on board a U.S. Navy jet are believed to be dead after a crash today West of Spokane in Washington state. Navy officials in the States say the jet was based at the Whidbey Island Naval Station just across the border. Emergency crews are at the crash scene about 90 kilometres West of Spokane. The  EA-6B Prowler, specializing in … [Read more...]

Skiers found near Mt. Washington

A Search and Rescue team has reached four skiers who were stranded by a small avalanche Tuesday on Vancouver Island's Mt. Washington.     RCMP Cpl. Darren Lagan says all of the skiers are safe. He says the four skiers, including an 18-year-old man who suffered a minor leg injury, were caught in the slide that took place near … [Read more...]

North Shore Rescue looking for yet another snowboarder out of bounds near Cypress

For the second time in a week, North Shore Rescue crews are near Cypress Mountain trying to rescue a snowboarder. Team leader Tim Jones says they have been in contact with the man, and believe they know where he is: "We believe he's just at the snowline, below the waterfalls, in main drainage of Montizambert." Jones says they are confident they can … [Read more...]

Major crash near Kamloops sends dozens to hospital

Poor driving conditions on the Coquihalla Highway are being blamed for a crash between a bus, 3 semi trailer rigs and other vehicles. The collisions took place about 7:30 pm Wednesday. 30 people have been reported injured and were transported to Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops. Extra medical staff was brought in to treat the injured. None of … [Read more...]

Attempted abduction near Templeton High School

Vancouver Police are putting out a warning, after a teen girl was nearly allegedly abducted near Templeton High School. Sergeant Randy Fincham says the 16-year-old was walking near Lakewood and East Pender yesterday afternoon when three men in a van approached her. "The men yelled at the girl, attempting to convince her to get in the van. The girl, … [Read more...]

Senior found dead near care home

Delta Police have found the body of the Delta senior  who disappeared from his care home on Saturday night. 87 year old Edward Lysyk was last seen at 3 a.m. at the Augustine House Residence for seniors. Staff reported him missing when they couldn't find him throughout the day. Constable Ciaran Feenan says Lysyk was found dead yesterday … [Read more...]

Plane crash kills 1 near Pitt Meadows

Transportation Safety Board investigators will be back this morning at the site of float plane crash in Pitt Lake yesterday.  The Cessna 172 was on a training flight out of Pitt Meadows airport when something went wrong and it crash-landed in the lake. Nearby boaters were able to help the student pilot, but the instructor with the Pacific Rim … [Read more...]