January 23, 2018

Teen found intoxicated on party bus in Port Moody released from hospital

Port Moody Police have an update on a teen taken to hospital after a party bus was checked on Friday night. Police say officers came across the party bus, which was picking up a group for a planned event. They say the officers checked in with the adult chaperone and the bus operator and spoke with some of the young people getting ready to go on. An … [Read more...]

New video released in disappearance of Vancouver woman in L.A.

New video footage has been released in the case of a Vancouver woman missing in Los Angeles. Police have renewed their call for the public's help to find 21-year-old Elisa Lam with a new video and photograph. The video is surveillance footage from the downtown Cecil Hotel where she was last seen. It shows Lam getting into an elevator, pushing … [Read more...]

Stabbed police dog Teak released after successful surgery

The Vancouver police dog stabbed in the neck during an attempted arrest Friday night is now out of the veterinary hospital after surgery. Doctor Alan Kuzma with Canada West Veterinary Services hospital says Teak's surgery went well and the dog seems comfortable. "He's really a wonderful dog, but he's all business really,” Kuzma told CKNW. … [Read more...]

Report from BC’s Missing Women Commissioner to be released Monday

The long awaited final report from BC's Missing Women Commissioner will be made public Monday. Wally Oppal spent several months reviewing the events leading up to the 2002 arrest of serial killer Robert Pickton, and why police were not able to stop him sooner. The report , which is more than 14-hundred pages long, contains recommendations aimed at … [Read more...]

iTunes 11.0.1 released, resurrects duplicate song tool and solves other performance bugs

Barely a fortnight after Apple unleashed iTunes 11 into the wild, the software's first notable update is making its way into OS X's Software Update. While only bumping it to v11.0.1, the refresh adds the ability to easily weed out duplicate items in one's iTunes library -- a feature that was mysteriously removed in the original move from iTunes 10 … [Read more...]

VPD motorcycle officer released from hospital

A Vancouver Police motorcycle officer hit by a car today has now been treated and released from hospital, and is resting up at home. The accident happened just after 9:30 a-m on Clarke Drive. The driver of the van is being cooperative. Police say booze and speed are not seen as factors in the crash.  CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Dangerous offender released

Authorities are putting out a warning about a violent sexual offender who has now been released from prison. Danny Michael Perrault is considered a high risk to re-offend. Parole board documents call the 39-year-old a "sexual sadist with a history of depression and violence dating back to childhood." He raped a woman after a … [Read more...]

August home sale numbers released

The August home sale numbers are out - and they're ugly...According to the B.C. Real Estate Association, the dollar volume of homes sold through MLS last month was down more than 25% from the same month a year ago.Chief Economist Cameron Muir says the average residential price is also down 9%. "August numbers for B.C. and for Vancouver in … [Read more...]

Apple TV software beta 4 released to developers, addresses Photo Stream and control issues

Right alongside iOS 6 beta 4, Apple has also pushed out beta 4 software for its Apple TV -- useful for "testing AirPlay for iOS apps," according to the company. Not surprising, actually, considering that a bit of the polish from the former relied on updates to the latter. It's available as we speak to registered developers, and it promises to fix a … [Read more...]

Government scrambles to respond in wake of released credit-card transactions

It may be the BC Day long weekend, but B.C. government communications staff are working overtime. It's in response to the recent release of government credit card transactions, which revealed what exactly taxpayers are on the hook for in the millions of dollars in spending from Victoria. In a media fact sheet, the ministry of finance says there are … [Read more...]