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The Abbotsford Police Department has released this sketch of the suspect in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday, Aug. 15.

Abbotsford Police release drawing of suspect in attempted child abduction

Major crime unit continues to investigate incident that took place Aug. 15

The Abbotsford Police Department has released this sketch of the suspect in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday, Aug. 15.
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Two-day heat wave expected for eastern Fraser Valley

Temperatures expected to reach highs of 35 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday

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The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Woman charged with infanticide in death of her baby in Abbotsford

Homicide team investigated after infant died in May 2021

The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Randy “Elvis” Friskie, shown here perfoming in 2018, says he is on his deathbed on a cot in a hallway at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Elvis impersonator says he is on deathbed in hallway at Abbotsford hospital

‘No dignity in it whatsoever,’ says Randy Friskie, who has liver disease

Randy “Elvis” Friskie, shown here perfoming in 2018, says he is on his deathbed on a cot in a hallway at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

No jail time suggested for man in Abbotsford who posted topless photos of ex-girlfriend

Kaiden Harris to be sentenced later on charge of criminal harassment

The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. (Facebook photo)

Two die in Abbotsford when stolen car crashes during police pursuit

Vehicle was believed to be linked to recent violent crime in another area

A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. (Facebook photo)
Repeat offender Taylor Dueck has been sentenced for a sexual offence in Hatzic in March 2020.

Repeat sex offender sentenced for crime against teen in Mission

Taylor Dueck has history of violent sexual assaults in Abbotsford

Repeat offender Taylor Dueck has been sentenced for a sexual offence in Hatzic in March 2020.
The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.

Abbotsford International Airshow celebrates 60th anniversary

US Air Force Thunderbirds among highlights of event from Aug. 5 to 7

The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.
Police seized these two airsoft pistols on Monday (Aug. 1) in Abbotsford after reports came in about two men firing guns in the parking lot of Cabela’s. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Surrey man charged after reports of guns being fired outside Abbotsford store

Weapons seized after incident in Cabela’s parking lot were airsoft pistols

Police seized these two airsoft pistols on Monday (Aug. 1) in Abbotsford after reports came in about two men firing guns in the parking lot of Cabela’s. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.

GoFundMe started for family of Abbotsford murder victim Kamaljit Sandhu

Sandhu, 45, was killed in assault at home on July 28; leaves behind two children

Kamaljit Sandhu of Abbotsford was killed on July 28. Her husband, Inderjit Sandhu, has been charged with first-degree murder in her death.
Moontock of Surrey is the recipient of the Dakota Leslie Memorial Fan Vote in the 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards.

Winners of 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards announced in 16 categories

Musicians honoured from across Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley

Moontock of Surrey is the recipient of the Dakota Leslie Memorial Fan Vote in the 2022 Fraser Valley Music Awards.
Local residents might notice a low-flying flying over Abbotsford and other areas of the Fraser Valley. The helicopter is being flown by Talon Helicopters to conduct inspections for FortisBC. (Cassidy Dankochik/Black Press Media)

Low-flying helicopters inspect gas lines in Fraser Valley over coming weeks

Talon Helicopters is conducting the inspections for FortisBC

Local residents might notice a low-flying flying over Abbotsford and other areas of the Fraser Valley. The helicopter is being flown by Talon Helicopters to conduct inspections for FortisBC. (Cassidy Dankochik/Black Press Media)
Jessie Millwater, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested July 15, 2022 in Mission. He had escaped from an Abbotsford prison and had been spotted in Prince Rupert and Terrace.

Man wanted for escaping Abbotsford prison is arrested in Mission

Jessie Millwater, wanted on Canada-wide warrant, had been seen in northern B.C.

Jessie Millwater, wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, was arrested July 15, 2022 in Mission. He had escaped from an Abbotsford prison and had been spotted in Prince Rupert and Terrace.
One of two loaded handguns that was found on a trio who drove a stolen vehicle from Abbotsford to Maple Ridge on Monday night (July 18). (Abbotsford Police photo)

Police find 2 loaded guns on trio who drove stolen truck from Abbotsford to Maple Ridge

Charges are pending against three men, ages 17, 20 and 24

One of two loaded handguns that was found on a trio who drove a stolen vehicle from Abbotsford to Maple Ridge on Monday night (July 18). (Abbotsford Police photo)
Former Vancouver Canuck Jake Virtanen, of Abbotsford, is on trial in Vancouver for one count of sexual assault. (File photo)

Woman testifies she felt ‘very violated’ after alleged sex assault by former Canuck Jake Virtanen

Complainant testifies on first day of trial related to incident in September 2017

Former Vancouver Canuck Jake Virtanen, of Abbotsford, is on trial in Vancouver for one count of sexual assault. (File photo)
A police vehicle crashed into a concrete wall at George Ferguson Way and McCallum Road early Monday morning (July 18). The two officers in the vehicle were taken to hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Police vehicle crashes in Abbotsford on way to shots-fired call

Two officers taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

A police vehicle crashed into a concrete wall at George Ferguson Way and McCallum Road early Monday morning (July 18). The two officers in the vehicle were taken to hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford (Abbotsford News file photo)

Over $280K in contraband seized at Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford

Package located on July 5 contained drugs, drug paraphernalia and ‘communication devices’

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford (Abbotsford News file photo)
Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford (Abbotsford News file photo)

Abbotsford inmate loses case related to restricted computer time during pandemic

Tanzirul Alam alleged he was singled out and his charter rights had been breached

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford (Abbotsford News file photo)
James Christopher Gordon of Surrey was in a stolen Chevy Equinox when he used the inside edge of a roundabout on McCallum Road in Abbotsford to speed past traffic while fleeing from police on Feb. 9 to Langley. (Screenshot from Air One footage)

Surrey man sentenced for reckless drive from Abbotsford to Langley

Police helicopter captured footage of incident in February 2022

James Christopher Gordon of Surrey was in a stolen Chevy Equinox when he used the inside edge of a roundabout on McCallum Road in Abbotsford to speed past traffic while fleeing from police on Feb. 9 to Langley. (Screenshot from Air One footage)
Big Red Mental Health Society has been formed in memory of Adam Hobbs of Abbotsford, who took his own life on June 14, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Mental-health society formed in memory of Abbotsford man who took his life

Brothers and cousins start organization in honour of Adam Hobbs

Big Red Mental Health Society has been formed in memory of Adam Hobbs of Abbotsford, who took his own life on June 14, 2021. (Submitted photo)