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7.9 Kathmandu quake causes destruction – felt as far as New Delhi

Roads cracked and buckled after the noon time quake near Kathmandu.

Kathmandu, Nepal – A 7.9 earthquake followed by another 6.6 quake is reported to have caused buildings to collapse and roads to buckle in the mountainous terrain surrounding the Himalayan area. USGS upgraded the first quake to 7.9 magnitude quake with people reporting extreme to violent shaking in Kathmandu where buildings are generally old and […]

April 25th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories,World | Read More »

Young man killed in Surrey drug war

Surrey, BC – A 22-year-old is dead after yet another shooting incident in Surrey. Police said Arun Paul Singh Bains, known to be part of the ongoing drug gang conflict,  was rushed to hospital following the 3 a. m. shooting incident but the efforts to save his life proved futile. RCMP Sgt. Dale Carr said […]

April 19th, 2015 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Man stabbed at New West SkyTrain station

New Westminster, BC – A man was found stabbed multiple times at the New Westminster SkyTrain station early Saturday, police said. Police said the man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was in stable condition. The incident occurred at around 12:30 a.m.,according to Staff-Sgt. Neil Collins.  “NWPD members attended the New Westminster Skytrain […]

April 18th, 2015 | Posted in B.C.,Top Stories | Read More »

Man killed in BC police shooting

KELOWNA – A BC RCMP officer trying to make a vehicle stop on Thursday evening fired his service revolver and killed the driver, a police statement said. “Earlier this evening at approximately 8:00 p.m., members of the Castlegar RCMP and West Kootenay Traffic Services Unit responded to a complaint of a possible impaired driver at […]

January 30th, 2015 | Posted in B.C.,Top Stories | Read More »

Officer Darren Wilson’s full testimony – Struggle with Brown began in cop car

Officer Darren Wilson says he suffered two punches to his face and head and feared for his life. (Photo by public prosecutor's office.)

VANCOUVER, BC. – Ferguson, Missouri cop Darren Wilson fired the first shots inside his police car with a bullet going through the door panel even as he struggled to regain control of his service pistol from the hands of Michael Brown. Wilson’s testimony was released after the grand jury failed to indict him of any […]

November 26th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Naked man breaks into Vancouver apartment

VANCOUVER – A naked man broke into an apartment and chased after a scared woman. She woke her male companion and the two of them barricaded themselves inside the bedroom, police said. The break-in was sexually motivated but the nude burglar fled with a laptop when the pair shouted they had called cops. “The VPD […]

November 13th, 2014 | Posted in Top Stories | Read More »

U.S. Army sued for discrimination against Sikh student


WASHINGTON – UNITED SIKHS and The American Civil Liberties Union, have sued the U.S. Army for refusing to allow a Sikh student at Hofstra University to enlist in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program unless he shaves his beard, removes his turban and cuts his hair, in accordance with Army grooming and uniform regulations. […]

November 12th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Rasode catching up in tight Surrey race


McCallum ahead on economic management, Hepner leads on arts and the environment, and Rasode is regarded as the best person to handle crime. Vancouver, BC — The race to replace Dianne Watts as the Mayor of Surrey is exceptionally close with less than a week remaining before election day, a new Insights West poll has found. […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Poll shows Gregor leads for Vancouver Mayor


Incumbent mayor still seen as the best choice for environment and housing, but NPA challenger connecting well with voters on development and city finances. Vancouver, BC — As the Vancouver municipal campaign enters its final week, incumbent Gregor Robertson of Vision Vancouver holds a slight edge over challenger Kirk LaPointe, with more than a quarter of […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Cops won’t forget he kicked Canadian flags


TORONTO – Cops remember the man who kicked down Canadian flags and showed his finger during a remembrance day service two years ago. They say the man was jogging through the grounds of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre near the Cenotaph during Remembrance Day on Nov. 11, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. “Several miniature Canadian flags had […]

November 10th, 2014 | Posted in Featured,Top Stories | Read More »