February 18, 2018

Accused bank robber nabbed after returning to the scene

A need for reassurance and approval was the ultimate downfall for a man now accused of robbing a Victoria bank. Police say he approached a teller at a downtown Scotiabank branch and, after conducting a transaction, mumbled something to her.  Spokesman Bowen Osoko says the man then said he had just tried to rob her, and asked if he could … [Read more...]

A dramatic scene in Burnaby last night

A 30-floor high-rise condo building in the 4200-block Grange Street was evacuated for a few hours. RCMP Inspector Tim Shields says it all started when police executed a search warrant for drugs and discovered not only drugs but cash, guns, and about 10 sticks of dynamite in a suite on the eleventh floor. The dynamite was rendered safe and … [Read more...]

IIO finishes work at police-involved shooting scene near Cranbrook

Investigators with B.C.’s new civilian-oversight body into serious police-involved incidents have finished their initial work at a scene near Cranbrook. The Independent Investigations Office was called Wednesday to the community of Yahk after a man was hit by RCMP gunfire the night before. It happened as the Mountie stopped two people in an … [Read more...]

South America’s Local Beer Scene

Craft beers are a trend the world over, and South America is jumping on the bandwagon. Moving beyond its award-winning wines, locals and visitors to the region are enjoying local brews. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

“Step Up” Won’t Cut Gas Mask Scene

"Gangster Squad" isn't the only film currently undergoing revisions for sensitivity. Deadline reports that Summit Entertainment has held discussions over their dance film "Step Up Revolution" which opens this week. Unlike 'Gangster' however, reshoots and delays are not happening as the film is still set to open on 2,500 screens as planned. The … [Read more...]

Montreal’s Underground Art Scene

Known for its jazz festival, chewy bagels, and guilty pleasure snack poutine, Montreal is one of the best places for a city breaks in North America. And now its time to discover its underground art scene. Fodor's Travel News … [Read more...]

“Avengers” Post-Credit Scene Confirmed

How big is "The Avengers"? Its global box-office tally is already over the $ 260 million mark, and by end of Sunday (with the US opening weekend helping) it's expected to be somewhere close to the $ 600 million mark Similarly the film is accounting for a whopping 94% of sales on U.S. online ticking service Fandango. One thing that patient U.S. … [Read more...]

“Avengers” Just Shot An Extra Scene?

Marvel's much anticipated "The Avengers" screened for Los Angeles critics on Wednesday night to a strong response, while early tracking figures have emerged indicating enough interest for potentially the biggest opening weekend yet for a Marvel film ("Iron Man 2" currently holds the record with $ 128 million). Yesterday however was the big press … [Read more...]

Minor UK Stir Over “Torchwood” Sex Scene

MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD. Certainly the most old school episode of the recent run, the seventh episode of Starz and the BBC's "Torchwood: Miracle Day" hit the UK late last week and resulted in a few complaints about the "soft core porn" sex scene according to generally conservative tabloid The Daily Mail. "Game of Thrones" and "Battlestar Galactica" … [Read more...]

Coroners to investigate Vancouver deaths that occurred while police were on scene

The B.C. Coroners Service will investigate two separate deaths in Vancouver that occurred July 16, as police were at the scene.Coroners Service spokesman Owen Court says one incident involved a ... Vancouver News latest RSS headlines - Big News Network.com … [Read more...]