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Gang shooting injures ten on Oak Street

Several people are in custody this morning in connection with a gang-related shooting overnight on Oak Street. Six men and three women are being treated for gunshot...

Fighting crime, 140 characters at a time

Fighting crime turned a sharp curve as the Vancouver Police Department posted every call they received on Thursday, in a plan that is meant to promote social networking while increasing crime...

Police Chief Chu announces program to protect women

 We are standing today in the heart of a community where women are especially vulnerable to violence and danger.  They are the victims of predatory drug dealers and others who exploit...

Child hostage back home

  The three year old boy injured during a dramatic hostage taking overnight is back home with his family after undergoing surgery to repair a five-inch laceration to his left...

80 year old struck by cyclist dies

 The Vancouver Police Collision Investigation Unit is investigating the death of a pedestrian after he was struck by a cyclist on the morning of Wednesday, November 17th. At about 6:30 a...

Charges laid in alleged anti-gay hate crime

Charges have now been formally laid against two men allegedly involved in an assault that happened in the early morning hours of October 8th, 2010. Shortly before 3:00 a.m. on October 8th,...

Vice arrests 26 year old for attempting to lure underage girls for sex via internet

 A 26 year old Surrey resident is the latest man to be arrested by the VPD Vice Unit for allegedly attempting to meet underage girls for sex via the internet.   On November 7th,...

Gunfire injures three in Gastown

Three women and a man were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a multiple shooting early Sunday morning in Gastown. Two of the victims have since been...

Man carrying fake gun assaults cab driver

A 25-year-old Vancouver man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a taxi driver after the cab he was a passenger in collided with another.  The two cabs were driving in the 900-block of...

Homeless man charged after robbing bookstore with kitchen knife

A homeless man appeared in court Monday morning after being arrested for allegedly robbing a bookstore on Oct. 22 in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. Spartacus Books, a volunteer run bookstore, was...
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