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Booze and bravado fuelling one-punch attacks that change lives: Vancouver police

At least 10 people this year have fallen to the ground unconscious after being hit once in the head, says Vancouver police spokesman Const. Brian Montague.

Supreme Court rules on tough British Columbia impaired driving law

Province's tough drunk driving law affirmed by Supreme Court, three years after B.C. amended it to prevent unlawful search and seizure.

Attack at B.C. First Nation office leaves community reeling: chief

Man on rampage went from office to office beating employees with a weapon before he could be stopped.

B.C. First Nation anxious to "find centre" after attacker injures 11

Appeal comes just hours after an unidentified member of the band burst into the community's southern interior office and injured 11 people.

B.C. man who killed parents and two others as teen granted day parole

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man who murdered four people as a teenager has been granted day parole. James Ruscitti is serving a life sentence for the June 22, 1996 shooting deaths of his parents...
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Vancouver students train with police officers in VPD Student Challenge 2013

Vancouver students train with Vancouver police officers.