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Janet (left) and Karen Johnson. (Shelley Woods Boden/Facebook)

Petition to keep Wells Gray murderer in jail garners 39K signatures and counting

Family and friends compiling victim impact statements to keep David Ennis behind bars.

Janet (left) and Karen Johnson. (Shelley Woods Boden/Facebook)
Shell gas station in Qualicum Beach, located at 2712 Island Highway W. (Google Maps photo)

Quick-thinking B.C. boy safely talks his way out of a vehicle stolen with him in it

Truck was taken from Qualicum Beach gas station with youngster inside

Shell gas station in Qualicum Beach, located at 2712 Island Highway W. (Google Maps photo)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Abbotsford woman awakened by man trying to climb onto her balcony with stolen ladder

Woman awakened by noise on her second-storey apartment balcony

Photo by Dale Klippenstein
A petition is circulating to keep convicted murder David Ennis from getting parole. Ennis murdered the Johnson and Bentley families in Wells Gray Park in 1982. (Tammy Arishenkoff/change.org)

Petition started to keep convicted killer in Wells Gray Park murders behind bars

David Ennis, formerly David Shearing, is up for parole in July.

A petition is circulating to keep convicted murder David Ennis from getting parole. Ennis murdered the Johnson and Bentley families in Wells Gray Park in 1982. (Tammy Arishenkoff/change.org)
The potentially illicit substance found in the package. (Twyla Mclachlan photo)

Mysterious European package from dead Russian artist mailed to Port Hardy family

“We don’t know if its drugs or bath powder or what it is — The substance is being tested”

The potentially illicit substance found in the package. (Twyla Mclachlan photo)
(Langley Advance Times files)

Paper delivery driver pepper sprayed in strange South Langley attack

Mounties say the other driver also smashed his victim’s window

(Langley Advance Times files)
‘Crime Scene: Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel’ premiers Wednesday, Feb. 10, on Netflix. (Netflix)

Netflix’s Cecil Hotel crime documentary tells tale of B.C. student’s mysterious death

Elisa Lam, a student at UBC, disappeared while staying at the Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles in January 2013

‘Crime Scene: Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel’ premiers Wednesday, Feb. 10, on Netflix. (Netflix)
Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they were later charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Province wants to keep truck it says was used in Lower Mainland armed robberies

Vehicle owner was dating one of two men now facing more than 35 charges for 16 incidents

Police were on the scene at an Abbotsford Subway restaurant on Jan. 11, 2020 after an armed robbery. Two men were arrested, and they were later charged with several other robberies in the Lower Mainland. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
A burnt-out vehicle was located near Campbell Valley Regional Park on Saturday night, Feb. 6, 2021 (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
A burnt-out vehicle was located near Campbell Valley Regional Park on Saturday night, Feb. 6, 2021 (Curtis Kreklau/South Fraser News Services)
Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Farm owners pay $220K after guns, bullets, bombs found on their Langley land

The deal ends a civil forfeiture lawsuit brought by the B.C. government

Weapons and ammunition seized from the Langley property in November 2017. (Vancouver Police/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A bus stop at Fraser Highway and 264th Street in Aldergrove has been vandalized. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Six Aldergrove bus stops vandalized along Fraser Highway

Langley Township said glass replacement costs are approximately $600 per panel

A bus stop at Fraser Highway and 264th Street in Aldergrove has been vandalized. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
(Black Press Media files)

2 men charged in home invasion that left elderly Vancouver woman dead

Usha Singh, 78, was attacked after she opened her door to two men posing as police officers

(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
(Black Press Media files)
RCMP released surveillance images of a person who is believed to have stolen a senior’s wallet at a Langley store on Jan. 27, then pretended to help them search for it (RCMP/Special to Langley Advance Times)
RCMP released surveillance images of a person who is believed to have stolen a senior’s wallet at a Langley store on Jan. 27, then pretended to help them search for it (RCMP/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Two people were attacked and killed on this Langley City street in 2001. The man responsible was denied day parole in a just-released decision. (file)

Man who murdered Langley couple in 2001 denied day parole

William James McCotter considered in ‘highest category to commit a new domestic assault’

Two people were attacked and killed on this Langley City street in 2001. The man responsible was denied day parole in a just-released decision. (file)
An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled to return to court today following a psychiatric exam. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

‘No, no, no:’ Suspect in Alberta doctor’s death won’t have a lawyer in November trial

Deng Mabiour, 54, is also insisting on representing himself on the charge of first-degree murder

An impromptu memorial for Dr. Walter Reynolds, who died after he was attacked in an examination room rests outside the Village Mall walk-in clinic in Red Deer, Alta., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020. A man accused of killing a family doctor at a medical clinic in central Alberta is scheduled to return to court today following a psychiatric exam. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
(File)
(File)
Village Mall Walk-in-clinic employees, front row, and health-care workers attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Wants to be own lawyer: Trial date to be set for suspect in slaying of Alberta doctor

Deng Mabiour, 54, is charged with first-degree murder in the slaying last summer of Dr. Walter Reynolds

Village Mall Walk-in-clinic employees, front row, and health-care workers attend a vigil for Dr. Walter Reynolds who was killed at a walk-in clinic earlier this week, in Red Deer, Alta., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Kelly Glen Isbister is a convicted child molester now facing new charges of possession of child pornography. (Langley Advance Times files)

Convicted pedophile faces new child porn charges

The investigation involved Langley, Vancouver, and provincial police teams

Kelly Glen Isbister is a convicted child molester now facing new charges of possession of child pornography. (Langley Advance Times files)
Photo by Dale Klippenstein

Masked men invade Abbotsford home, tie up woman and pepper-spray 3 others

One man taken to hospital with injuries that include broken wrist

Photo by Dale Klippenstein