Crime

Yousuf Karsh’s iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill as displayed in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Famous Yousuf Karsh portrait of Sir Winston Churchill stolen from Château Laurier

Legendary original swapped out for a copy in a caper worthy of a Hollywood movie

Yousuf Karsh’s iconic 1941 photograph of Winston Churchill as displayed in the Speaker of the House of Commons’ chambers on Tuesday July 14, 2009. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
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Man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie pleads not guilty

On August 18, the man accused of stabbing award-winning author Salman Rushdie…

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Duncan woman arrested after drug bust at a city home found a variety of drugs and cash. (RCMP photo)

Duncan woman arrested during drug raid

44-year-old had a variety of drugs and cash in home

Duncan woman arrested after drug bust at a city home found a variety of drugs and cash. (RCMP photo)
A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver Police say they are investigating a series of violent stranger attacks in the city’s Fairview neighbourhood and are trying to establish if they are related. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Vancouver police investigate three violent stranger attacks in Fairview neighbourhood

Police look for connection after residents tackled, punched and stabbed in separate incidents

A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer’s uniform in Vancouver, on Jan. 9, 2021. Vancouver Police say they are investigating a series of violent stranger attacks in the city’s Fairview neighbourhood and are trying to establish if they are related. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed

Stolen rowboat robs legally blind B.C. fisherman of last chance to enjoy his passion

Valuable classic Tyee-style boat stolen Campbell River area Aug. 7

Scott Laird’s Tyee rowboat, “Strikes 90” was stolen from the Fisherman’s Wharf on Aug. 7 around 3 a.m. Anyone who has seen this boat is asked to call Campbell River Crime Stoppers 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Photo contributed
Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday night (Aug. 15). (File photo)

B.C. child OK after nearly being yanked out ground-floor window in abduction attempt

Abbotsford Police investigating Aug. 15 evening incident

Abbotsford Police are investigating a possible attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday night (Aug. 15). (File photo)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

RCMP fatally shoot man near Kamloops following alleged abduction of child, woman

Another woman was found inside the suspect’s home

  • Aug 15, 2022
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A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in head multiple times in downtown Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man stabbed multiple times in the head at bus exchange in downtown Nanaimo

51-year-old female suspect arrested for aggravated assault

A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in head multiple times in downtown Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the death in a recent house fire as a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Homicide investigation underway after body found in house fire in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP releases name of victim to further investigation

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the death in a recent house fire as a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Roughly ten minutes after they posed for this picture with their plaque for finishing second in a Portland, Oregon fastpitch tournament, Langley’s Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 team returned to their bus to discover thieves had gone through it. It was the day after someone stolen the bus catalytic converter. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Roughly ten minutes after they posed for this picture with their plaque for finishing second in a Portland, Oregon fastpitch tournament, Langley’s Fraser Valley Fusion 2006 team returned to their bus to discover thieves had gone through it. It was the day after someone stolen the bus catalytic converter. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
The show will go on, but possibly with some technical difficulties after Nanaimo Fringe Festival staff discovered rented sound and lighting gear valued at $7,000 was pilfered from a locked storage container on Gallery Row in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter. (Photo submitted)

Show must go on, but Nanaimo Fringe Festival hit with equipment theft

GoFundMe set up to help recover costs of sound and lighting gear stolen in Old City Quarter

The show will go on, but possibly with some technical difficulties after Nanaimo Fringe Festival staff discovered rented sound and lighting gear valued at $7,000 was pilfered from a locked storage container on Gallery Row in Nanaimo’s Old City Quarter. (Photo submitted)
RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Erratic B.C. driver arrested with help of public after 2 collisions, fleeing into wooded area

Members of the public assist Terrace RCMP in apprehension

RCMP did not commit offense in arrest which seriously injured Lake Country man, finds IIO. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Nanaimo RCMP have a set of golf clubs they would like to return to their owner. (Photo submitted)
Nanaimo RCMP have a set of golf clubs they would like to return to their owner. (Photo submitted)
Denis Ivziku, wanted as of Aug. 11, 2022, in a national investigation into global drug and firearm trafficking. (RCMP handout)
Denis Ivziku, wanted as of Aug. 11, 2022, in a national investigation into global drug and firearm trafficking. (RCMP handout)

BC RCMP still looking for Denis Ivziku, wanted in international drug, firearm trafficking case

Ivziku was one of 22 people charged in relation to Project Divergent, last person at large

Denis Ivziku, wanted as of Aug. 11, 2022, in a national investigation into global drug and firearm trafficking. (RCMP handout)
Denis Ivziku, wanted as of Aug. 11, 2022, in a national investigation into global drug and firearm trafficking. (RCMP handout)
One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)
One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)
The King Edward Liquor Store is located in the 3600-block of Third Avenue in Port Alberni, B.C. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

One person injured in robbery at Port Alberni liquor store

Suspect has been arrested by Port Alberni RCMP

The King Edward Liquor Store is located in the 3600-block of Third Avenue in Port Alberni, B.C. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
Saskatoon Police Deputy Chief Randy Huisman speaks at a media event, regarding the case of Dawn Walker, in Saskatoon, Monday, August 8, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘No choice’: Saskatoon woman arrested in U.S. says she fled with son out of fear

Dawn Marie Walker, who is facing allegations she faked her own death, remains in custody in Oregon

Saskatoon Police Deputy Chief Randy Huisman speaks at a media event, regarding the case of Dawn Walker, in Saskatoon, Monday, August 8, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect throws brick at pregnant woman’s stomach in downtown Nanaimo

Individual in custody, victim rushed to hospital after attack Monday, Aug. 8

One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)
Staff of the Midas automotive centre at the Island Highway and Brechin Road clean up damage to the business following an overnight break-in and theft of two vehicles that were driven through the business’s service bay doors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Staff of the Midas automotive centre at the Island Highway and Brechin Road clean up damage to the business following an overnight break-in and theft of two vehicles that were driven through the business’s service bay doors. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Saskatoon Police Deputy Chief Randy Huisman speaks at a media event, regarding the case of reported missing woman Dawn Walker and her son, in Saskatoon, Monday, August 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

‘Elaborate ruse’: U.S. prosecutor says Saskatoon mother in custody dispute faked deaths

48-year-old Dawn Marie Walker is being detained as a flight risk in Oregon

Saskatoon Police Deputy Chief Randy Huisman speaks at a media event, regarding the case of reported missing woman Dawn Walker and her son, in Saskatoon, Monday, August 8, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards
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