February 18, 2018

Louie sent back to jail

A provincial court judge has suspended the conditonal sentence given Del Louie, and sent him back to back to jail for 60-days, minus seven he's already served. Louie is the man who viciously beat bus driver Charles Dixon two years ago. Louie violated his curfew on March 9th.  His laywer says he's "very remorseful" and admits it was "poor … [Read more...]

Three sent to hospital after vehicle hits pedestrian on Stanley Park Causeway

A pedestrian is in critical condition after a single vehicle crash on the Stanley Park Causeway just before 8 o'clock Friday. Vancouver Assistant Fire Chief Joe Foster says when crews arrived on scene, the vehicle had rolled into the park. Two people in the vehicle were taken to Saint Paul's Hospital in stable condition. Foster says the pedestrian … [Read more...]

Transit groper sent packing

A man with outstanding warrants in South Korea is on his way back to that country after Transit Police say he was caught touching what he shouldn't. Anne Drennan with Transit Police says border officials deported 49 year old Seung Woo Min who had had been living in Vancouver illegally. Drennan says he was found out after witnesses reported a man … [Read more...]

Man sent to hospital after alleged assault in east Vancouver

A man is in hospital with serious injuries after an alleged assault on Venables Street near Commercial Drive. Jarrod Huntson works at a coffee shop right beside where the assault happened, and describes what he saw. "Didn't look conscious and had a little twitch going on in his leg, it was kind of  sickening to see to be honest, I kind of got … [Read more...]

One sent to hospital after gang related shooting in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man was taken to hospital Sunday night in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 168th Street and 76th Avenue area at around 7pm for what they say was a gang related shooting. The name of the victim is not being released, but investigators do believe they know who he is.  … [Read more...]

Are Guillermo Del Toro & DC “Heaven Sent”?

It has been a wild week of movie news and rumors, but the outright strangest has now emerged. Warners is reportedly happy enough with Guillermo del Toro's upcoming sci-fi epic "Pacific Rim" that they and the filmmaker could be coming together again for a film involving a team-up of DC Comics characters. "Justice League"? Nothing that simple. … [Read more...]

Burnaby bear sent packing

The forest surrounding Harrison Lake is the new home for a three-year old black bear that roamed neighbourhoods in North Burnaby for much of yesterday. Conservation Officer Jack Trudgin says the animal was released there last evening after being found in a tree near Springer and Lougheed. "This is the first time this bear has been seen in the … [Read more...]

Mounties won’t comment on Richmond ‘incident’ that sent three to hospital

Richmond Mounties are tight-lipped about an overnight incident that sent three people to hospital in critical condition. The BC Ambulance Service confirms three people were taken from the 127000-block of Carncross Avenue, just after midnight, to Vancouver General. Mounties aren't saying how the people were hurt, only to say further details will be … [Read more...]

Four people sent to hospital after boats collide in Ladner area

Four people have been taken to hospital--all with non-life threatening injuries-- after two boats collided east of Westham Island in the Ladner area late Sunday night. One man was taken away by police for a breathalyzer test. Darren Morley is with the Coast Guard. "We got a call from Delta Police last evening just before 11:00 about a possible … [Read more...]

Toddler sent to hospital after falling from third-floor window

A toddler was rushed to hospital after falling from a third-floor window in Surrey Saturday afternoon. Authorities say it happened at a house in the 12100 block of 75A Avenue. The child was taken to Royal Columbian Hospital with serious injuries. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]