Vancouver Crime

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...

20 year-old man shot this morning on Commercial Drive

At 2:45am, a young man was shot in what Vancouver Police believe was a targeted attack. The victim is now in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two men shot in front of Italian Kitchen restaurant on Alberni

Vancouver Police will be looking for witnesses and information today after two men were shot in front of the upscale Italian Kitchen restaurant in the 1000 block of Alberni Street overnight. Police...

Rich Coleman put back in charge of gaming policy: citizens concerned about future of Edgewater casino

Critics say that putting Rich Coleman back on the gaming portfolio will be problematic for the future of gaming projects in B.C., including the controversial Edgewater casino.

Shooting on West 10th Ave.

Police are investigating an early morning shooting in the 500 block   West 10th Avennue that has sent one man to hospital with an injury to his leg.   Just before 6...

Arrests made during New Year's Eve

Vancouver Police were kept busy on New Year's Eve responding to calls for service throughout the evening. Here are some statistics for last night's celebrations: 17 arrests for intoxication in a...

19-year-old stabbed to death

 A 46 year old Vancouver man is in custody after a fatal stabbing overnight, police report. This is Vancouver's 15th homicide of 2011. Around 11:30 pm on December 30th, Vancouver Police...

Woman with machete arrested on Commercial Drive

Numerous people along Commercial Drive witnessed a dramatic incident this morning when a 49 year old woman brandishing a machete was taken into custody, following a short but tense standoff...

Police chief to take questions from public on "Tweet the Chief"

On the evening of Thursday, September 22, 2011, at 7 p.m., a new chapter in the history of the Vancouver Police Department will be written when Chief Constable Jim Chu faces the public in a precedent...

Police say no indication that Vancouver's latest homicide was gang-related

Const. Lindsey Houghton spoke to the press at the Vancouver Police Department about last night's shooting,which marked the eigth homicide in Vancouver this year. A man was shot dead in the...