February 25, 2018

New West to look at charging drivers to cross the Pattullo

The acting mayor of New Westminster says concerns are rising as traffic floods across the Pattullo Bridge and into his city. Councillor Jamie McEvoy say since the new tolled Port Mann Bridge opened the traffic flow has drastically increased. 

"You can just see the change with your own eyes when you live in the city or when you drive through the … [Read more...]

House fire in West Vancouver may have been linked to drug lab

Police have confirmed a drug lab is now being dismantled at a house in West Vancouver, but no arrests have been made.  A search warrant was executed Tuesday afternoon at the home in the 5500 block of Greenleaf Road where fire broke out Monday. It's believed the hazardous materials involved the production of crystal methamphetamine at … [Read more...]

Guns/Ammo seized from West Van home

West Vancouver Police say they found 28 guns in a home as they were called out to investigate a domestic dispute call in the 300 block of Moyne Drive late Saturday night. Police say a 35 year old woman suffered a severe assault, and it appears she was hit several times by one of the guns. A 42 year old man appears in court today. The 28 guns and … [Read more...]

Ottawa approves licence for West Coast LNG terminal

The federal government has announced the approval of another long-term export licence for liquefied natural gas on the West Coast. Speaking at an international LNG conference in Vancouver, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says this is the third such licence approved since 2011. "The 25-year licence for up to 24 million tonnes of LNG to be … [Read more...]

Life in prison for West End killer

At the sentencing today for the man who brutally murdered another man in the West End in 2004, BC Supreme Court heard tragic impact statements from the victim's family. Doreen Rozen said she will be eternally grateful for having her son Marc for 38 year, but  lives with agony beyond compare since his death. Rozen's dad spoke of surviving the … [Read more...]

Gangster guilty of West End murder

A BC Supreme Court judge has found gangster Michael Newman guilty of first-degree murder. Marc Rozen was shot and stabbed multiple times during a botched robbery at his West End apartment building back in 2004. The 38-year-old had been trying through local newspapers to sell a valuable engagement ring, which was never recovered. Newman, a member of … [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...]

Very noisy, well attended Park Board meeting in West End

The room was packed at the West End Community Centre where the clearly angry crowd and a long line of people overflowing into the lobby. While one or two of the speakers have spoken in favour of the move, everyone else is lined up to rip the Vision Vancouver members of the Board. Here's what Dave Paidon,  "Giving 3 days, moving … [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...]

Daughter of two West End victims speaks

A family member of a couple attacked in a West End apartment building Thursday night says her parents are still shocked and distraught. Lin and Neil gillin, 2 of the 7 people injured, are now home and recovering and CKNW caught up with their daughter Kerry just outside the complex at 1263 Barclay Street. She told us they were not stabbed, but her … [Read more...]