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White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)

White Rock files petition response in bullying, harassment case involving city councillor

Report finds city CAO’s claims against Coun. Erika Johanson ‘credible’

White Rock City Hall (Peace Arch News photo)
An RCMP officer guards the emergency ward of Chilliwack General Hospital after a double stabbing late Jan. 10, 2019. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Sentencing set for Maple Ridge man in Chilliwack stabbing of ex-girlfriend, her new boyfriend

Robert Charles Fleming broke into Chilliwack townhouse before seriously injuring two people in 2019

An RCMP officer guards the emergency ward of Chilliwack General Hospital after a double stabbing late Jan. 10, 2019. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

5-day trial to be set in Surrey mayor’s public mischief case

Mayor Doug McCallum has not yet entered a plea. His next court date is Friday to schedule a pre-trial conference

Surrey provincial courthouse. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Brandon Nathan Teixeira, charged in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, is scheduled for trial beginning July 4, 2022. (File photos)

Trial of notorious B.C. fugitive Brandon Teixeira set to begin July 4

Teixeira was arrested in California following extensive manhunt

Brandon Nathan Teixeira, charged in connection with a fatal 2017 shooting in South Surrey, is scheduled for trial beginning July 4, 2022. (File photos)
Clayton Eheler was convicted of cocaine trafficking in June 2018 and sentenced to eight years, 144 days jail on Nov. 19, 2019. His conviction was overturned on appeal and a new trial ordered. (Facebook)

New trial dates set for high-level Chilliwack drug trafficker whose conviction was overturned

Clayton Eheler and Matthew Thiessen were successful at B.C. Court of Appeal

Clayton Eheler was convicted of cocaine trafficking in June 2018 and sentenced to eight years, 144 days jail on Nov. 19, 2019. His conviction was overturned on appeal and a new trial ordered. (Facebook)
An Abbotsford man has been sentenced for the shooting of two people outside a Langley hotel in November of 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)

Abbotsford man sentenced for double shooting at Langley hotel

November 2020 incident saw suspects jump out of burning van

An Abbotsford man has been sentenced for the shooting of two people outside a Langley hotel in November of 2020. (Langley Advance Times file)
Friends and supporters of Naomi Onotera, who disappeared last August and was later found dead, were at Surrey Provincial Court on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for the bail hearing of her accused killer, Obnes Regis. Regis is charged with manslaughter. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Supporters rally against bail for accused killer of Langley woman

A group of women protested briefly outside a Surrey courthouse on Tuesday

Friends and supporters of Naomi Onotera, who disappeared last August and was later found dead, were at Surrey Provincial Court on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for the bail hearing of her accused killer, Obnes Regis. Regis is charged with manslaughter. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A mother won the right to vaccinate her daughter against COVID-19, over the wishes of the child’s father, in a Supreme Court ruling at the Victoria courthouse on Feb. 3. (Black Press Media file photo)

B.C. mom wins court battle to vaccinate immunocompromised 7-year-old

Father opposed vaccine, argued too many unknowns around its effects on children

A mother won the right to vaccinate her daughter against COVID-19, over the wishes of the child’s father, in a Supreme Court ruling at the Victoria courthouse on Feb. 3. (Black Press Media file photo)
More than three months after she disappeared, the husband of missing Langley City woman Naomi Onotera was arrested and charged with manslaughter. (RCMP)

Protest planned as suspect in death of Langley’s Naomi Onotera seeks bail

Obnes Regis is applying for release next week in Surrey Provincial Court

More than three months after she disappeared, the husband of missing Langley City woman Naomi Onotera was arrested and charged with manslaughter. (RCMP)
Nanaimo Courthouse. (News Bulletin file photo)

B.C. man who lost 20 friends to overdoses sentenced for trafficking fentanyl

Judge gives Terrance Virus 6 years minus time served in Nanaimo case

Nanaimo Courthouse. (News Bulletin file photo)
Two Colwood parents had their disagreement over vaccination of their daughter decided by a judge recently in the Western Communities Courthouse. (Black Press Media file photo)

Judge allows B.C. mom to vaccinate daughter over dad’s objections

Ruling finds health officials in better position to weigh benefits and risks than unknown others

Two Colwood parents had their disagreement over vaccination of their daughter decided by a judge recently in the Western Communities Courthouse. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign organized a rally outside of Surrey Provincial Court Tuesday (Jan. 25) for Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum’s first court appearance for his public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

No plea entered on Surrey mayor’s first court date

Tuesday’s court date lasted a full three minutes. The matter will next be in Surrey provincial court on Feb. 22. McCallum is charged with public mischief

The Keep the RCMP in Surrey campaign organized a rally outside of Surrey Provincial Court Tuesday (Jan. 25) for Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum’s first court appearance for his public mischief charge. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
A Chilliwack cyclist was awarded $1.14 million in B.C. Supreme Court on Jan. 19, 2022 after he was struck in the bike lane by a driver turning in to this townhouse complex on Promontory Road in 2014. (Google Maps)

Chilliwack cyclist struck in bike lane by driver awarded $1.14 million by BC Supreme Court

Veterinarian suffered serious injuries in 2014 crash that curtailed his professional life

A Chilliwack cyclist was awarded $1.14 million in B.C. Supreme Court on Jan. 19, 2022 after he was struck in the bike lane by a driver turning in to this townhouse complex on Promontory Road in 2014. (Google Maps)
RCMP on scene of a Jan. 18, 2021 shooting in a Langley City parking garage. The accused in the case is now in custody awaiting a court hearing. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)

Man charged in Langley attempted murder has lengthy record

Court records show that Chad Allen Stewart has been convicted of numerous offences

RCMP on scene of a Jan. 18, 2021 shooting in a Langley City parking garage. The accused in the case is now in custody awaiting a court hearing. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)
Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. (Mercy Snow photo)

Nuxalk totem pole stuck in limbo, ‘no clear path’ to remove it from Royal BC Museum

Bella Coola’s Nuxalk hereditary chief files civil case against museum for the return of the pole

Hereditary Chiefs Aaron Hans, Jeffery Snow and Snuxyaltwa (as known as Deric Snow) visit the Royal BC Museum in Victoria which houses family poles. (Mercy Snow photo)
Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld (left) and former BCTF president Glen Hansman (right).

Former BCTF president asks Supreme Court to reinstate dismissal of Chilliwack trustee’s civil suit

Glen Hansman’s appeal of lower court decision regarding Barry Neufeld to be heard by Canada’s highest court

Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld (left) and former BCTF president Glen Hansman (right).
Kevin LeClair was murdered during the 2009 Lower Mainland gang wars. His killer lost an appeal of his murder conviction this week. (Langley Advance Times files)

Convicted UN Gang hit man loses appeal of 2009 Langley murder

Cory Vallee’s first degree murder convictions stands

Kevin LeClair was murdered during the 2009 Lower Mainland gang wars. His killer lost an appeal of his murder conviction this week. (Langley Advance Times files)
Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (Black Press Media)

U.S. man who re-entered Canada 20 minutes after being deported loses appeal of 9 month jail term

Gabriale Rene St. Constantine, 59, told Surrey judge he feared political unrest, violence in Oregon

Statue of Lady Justice at Vancouver courthouse. (Black Press Media)
The Parole Board of Canada handed Victoria killer Justin Carte an extra 90 days in prison after he spit on a correctional manager in March 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)

‘Impulsive and violent’ B.C. killer gets extra 90 days for spitting on official

Justin Carte spit on correctional manager while serving time for slicing stranger’s neck

The Parole Board of Canada handed Victoria killer Justin Carte an extra 90 days in prison after he spit on a correctional manager in March 2021. (Black Press Media file photo)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press file photo)

In-person appearances postponed in BC Supreme, provincial courts due to Omicron

Virus case counts have soared in B.C. in recent weeks

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Black Press file photo)
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