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North Vancouver cops want help catching real-life Grinch

This is Grinch - according to North Vancouver cops.

NORTH VANCOUVER, B.C. – Police here have finally got a clear picture of what the real-life Grinch looks like. Now police are hoping you’ll be able to identify the man who they believe walked away from the counter of a McDonald’s restaurant with a Christmas donation box. Cops say he is one of two heartless […]

December 30th, 2010 | Posted in Canada,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Christmas Miracle: Snowmobiler rescued from 80-feet deep mine shaft


CRESTON, B.C. – A 53-year-old man can count his lucky stars or may want to think of this as his Christmas Miracle after surviving an 80-feet plunge into a mine shaft while snowmobiling with friends. The Creston man suffered only a broken wrist and a broken ankle. Police and Nelson search and rescue were called […]

December 29th, 2010 | Posted in B.C.,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured | Read More »

Dangerous man tried to torch B.C. RCMP detachment

Broken window - cops say someone tried to torch detachment.

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. – A man who tried to sabotage the local RCMP detachment by attempting to set a fire could have ended up causing havoc – both in terms of lives and property damage. “On Friday evening December 17th, the on duty cell guard interrupted an unknown suspect in an apparent arson attempt to […]

December 19th, 2010 | Posted in Canada,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Massive runaway truck storms into Prince George – just misses Boston Pizza

Runaway truck narrowly missed Boston Pizza in Prince George.

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – Cops say the driver of a massive runaway rig did well to manoeuvre the fully loaded chip truck on to a meridian to avoid running into a Boston Pizza restaurant. Cpl. Craig Douglass said the huge tractor-trailer truck lost its brakes as the driver was coming down the Peden Hill section […]

December 16th, 2010 | Posted in B.C.,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured | Read More »

Gang Busters: Citizens to spy gang cars for Vancouver Police


VANCOUVER, B.C. – The gang shootout that left ten wounded on Oak Street on Dec. 12 has prompted Vancouver Police Chief Jim Chu to unleash citizen spies who will keep an eye on licence plates of known gangsters and report their positions to cops. The so-called Citizen’s Crime Watch patrol currently has 100 volunteers and […]

December 16th, 2010 | Posted in EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Robbers caught on video during Ontario jewelry heist

Robbers help themselves during heist at Kitchener jewelry store.

KITCHENER, ONT – Police have made public a video that shows how robbers carted away jewelry from a Kitchener store. Waterloo Regional Police are hoping members of the public who view the video of the robbers at work will phone in if they recognize the suspects who invaded the Ben Moss Jewelry store located at […]

December 16th, 2010 | Posted in EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Multimedia,Video | Read More »

Canada warns about formaldehyde in hair smoothing products


OTTAWA – Health Canada is warning consumers that hair smoothing products have been found to contain formaldehyde above limits set by the government and some people may get adverse reactions from the chemical. “As part of its ongoing work on hair smoothing products, Health Canada is warning Canadians that ten additional professional hair smoothing solutions […]

December 11th, 2010 | Posted in EDITOR'S CHOICE,Health,Multimedia,Photos | Read More »

Crime Live: Vancouver Police go live on Twitter

Cop on Twitter: Const. Anne Longley.

VANCOUVER – Cops went live on Twitter to give Vancouverites a taste of how hectic policing can be. Const. Anne Longley began tweeting incoming police incident calls at 8 a.m. on Thursday. And when she packed up for the day, her last message was: “I’m heading out – been tweeting since 8 a.m. I coudn’t […]

December 10th, 2010 | Posted in Community,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Sci-Tech,Top Stories | Read More »

Vancouver cops smash black market gasoline sales racket

Gas was bought from various locations and sold on black market.

VANCOUVER – A sophisticated scheme to buy gasoline through credit card fraud for sale on the black market has been uncovered by Vancouver Police. Police announced the arrest of 24-year-old Lucas Sui Cheng on Wednesday night and call him the “mastermind” behind an operation that involved “using counterfeit credit cards to purchase large quantities of […]

November 25th, 2010 | Posted in Canada,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »

Cops: Street racing justified seizure of Ferrari, BMW as proceeds of crime

So fast - and now it's gone!

VANCOUVER – In an unusual move – and potentially challengeable in higher courts – the cops and the B.C. government have seized a Ferrari and a BMW as assets derived from proceeds of crime. The offence was that the two men driving the vehicles were racing them at speeds of 200 km/h up Mount Seymour […]

November 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Canada,EDITOR'S CHOICE,Featured,Top Stories | Read More »