‘Despicable’: Another video of teen violence surfaces in Metro Vancouver – BC

WARNING: Some details in this story may be disturbing to readers. Discretion is advised.  Another disturbing video of teen violence has surfaced on social media in Metro Vancouver. The cell phone footage, shot April 16 outside a Point Grey school, appears to show two youth striking a third youth, as others film and egg on … Read more

Vancouver police raise alarm on ‘troubling and violent’ swarmings, robberies, attacks on teens

Vancouver police are urging young people who feel unsafe to call them after a series of “troubling and violent” incidents involving teens in the past few weeks. Investigations have been opened into several recent swarmings, robberies and reports of humiliating and demeaning rituals involving youth, said Sgt. Steve Addison on Tuesday. “A number of teens … Read more

Vancouver officer honored for bravery

Global News Hour at 6 BC Vancouver Police officer Justin Fraser was honored, Monday, for a confrontation with a knife-wielding suspect that nearly cost him his life. In 2016, he was one of the first officers on the scene as a man stabbed a Canadian Tire employee and threatened another victim. Five years later, he … Read more

Grief and anger at Vancouver vigil honoring Chelsea Poorman

Family, friends and supporters of Chelsea Poorman gathered for a vigil Sunday at the vacant Shaughnessy home where her remains were found more than a year-and-a-half after she went missing. Supporters, many dressed in red, sang, drummed and performed ceremonies in the street in front of the home. “Chelsea did not deserve this. Chelsea was … Read more

Grief and anger at Vancouver vigil honoring Chelsea Poorman

Family, friends and supporters of Chelsea Poorman gathered for a vigil Sunday at the vacant Shaughnessy home where her remains were found more than a year-and-a-half after she went missing. Supporters, many dressed in red, sang, drummed and performed ceremonies in the street in front of the home. “Chelsea did not deserve this. Chelsea was … Read more

Police investigating ‘serious incident’ at Vancouver’s Crab Park

Vancouver police flooded Crab Park on the city’s industrial waterfront Saturday, as they investigated what a spokesperson called a “serious incident.” Police said no further information was immediately available. A large section of the eastern part of the park was cordoned off with police tape, and a white tarp barrier was erected in an area … Read more

Police investigating ‘serious incident’ at Vancouver’s Crab Park

Vancouver police flooded Crab Park on the city’s industrial waterfront Saturday, as they investigated what a spokesperson called a “serious incident.” Police said no further information was immediately available. A large section of the eastern part of the park was cordoned off with police tape, and a white tarp barrier was erected in an area … Read more

Body found of 24-year-old woman missing in Vancouver since 2020 – BC

The search for a woman missing since the fall of 2020 has ended in tragedy, Vancouver police confirm. Chelsea Poorman, 24, was last seen on Sept. 6, 2020, by a family member on Granville Street. She was reported missing two days later. On Friday, police said her remains were found outside an empty house near … Read more

Buckle up: Vancouver Police say city is epicenter of protests in BC

Global News Hour at 6 BC The Vancouver Police Department says demonstrations in the city have steadily increased since 2020 – which saw Wet’suwet’en solidarity and Black Lives Matter protests followed by anti-mask rallies once the pandemic began. As Kristen Robinson reports, the VPD is warning the public to expect more protest disruptions this year, … Read more

Vancouver’s top cop wants better provincial response to social issues fueling public safety concerns

Global News Hour at 6 BC With street chaos and petty crime worse than ever, the normally quiet Vancouver Chinatown Merchants Association spoke up at a special council meeting on public safety this week. Kristen Robinson has more on their concerns and why the city’s police chief wants a better response from the province – … Read more