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Double trouble, not double-double for suspected Vancouver van thief

VANCOUVER — Thieves take note — if you plan to steal a delivery van, have your morning coffee before committing the crime. A 55-year-old man is pondering that lesson while awaiting a Sept. 30 court...

Vancouver Crime Rate Dropped During Vancouver Olympics

During the 17 days of the Olympics the total numbers of all crimes fell by about one-and-a-half per cent, recent statistics compiled by Vancouver's Police Department show. During the period of...