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Occupy Vancouver protester arrested and released

A 40-year-old Richmond man from the Occupy Vancouver protest was arrested today for alleged breach of the peace at about 4 p.m. Monday. Police have not released his name yet, but people on site said...

Missing person Randy Ponzio found dead

The search for 35-year-old Vancouver resident Bruce Randall "Randy" Ponzio has been called off after his body was discovered in a downtown eastside rooming house on Saturday, November 19. Police...

Missing person: Randy Ponzio

Vancouver Police Deparment (VPD) is asking for public help in finding 35-year-old Randy Ponzio, last seen on November 15. He left "a residence" in the 1000 block of Pacific Boulevard around 9 p.m....

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...

Occupy Vancouver: Live blog

5:47: Crowds thinning (some people staying overnight), Granville Skytrain packed, but some awesome photos from our former VO intern Brittany Tiplady here: photos by Brittany Tiplady 4:50: A sign...

VPD wants more power to search citizens for booze

Vancouver police want to make amendments to laws that will grant them more authority to search citizens for on-person liquor. The proposal is an attempt to control crowd violence and property...

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...

Mayor Gregor Robertson comments on Vancouver Riot Review report: live blog

"What happened that night had a terrible impact on our city," Mayor Gregor Robertson says, "particularly on the employees and businesses." He says he walked downtown hours after the riots happened. "...

Riot Review: lack of police not to blame

John Furlong and Doug Keefe released a review of the 2011 Stanley Cup riot, titled “The Night the City Became a Stadium”. The report blames alcohol and too many people in the viewing area, and...

Coroner to investigate running shoe with human remains

 The BC Coroner’s Service has taken over the investigation of the human foot and shoe found washed ashore in False Creek yesterday and any inquiries should be directed to their office, police...