VANCOUVER, Wash. – The parents of a 15-year-old who died in a Vancouver hospital of starvation and neglect last November have been booked into the Clark County Jail on charges of homicide by abuse. Jesse Franks and Felicia Adams-Franks were arrested in California earlier this month on warrants issued by the Vancouver Police Department.
As the New York Islanders continue their playoff tug of war with defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay, realities have emerged about the Boston Bruins. The Lightning sustain a cleaner, crisper version of what the Bruins could muster only in spurts against the rugged Islanders. It's no wonder after Brad Marchand's overtime laser stole Game 3 that Boston faded against a sturdier opponent ironically emulating the Bruins' 2011 selves.
Moment baton-wielding cops are surrounded by an angry mob screaming 'racists' after they pinned down a black man 'who assaulted an officer' in Canada
Footage shows crowd hurling abuse at cops at English Bay on Friday evening They are trying to detain a young black man who tries to wrestle free from them People shout 'f***ing racists' and ask why they aren't apprehending a white man Officers said the suspect was the 'aggressor' and making others feel 'unsafe'
Crews battled a house fire in the Hazel Dell area of Vancouver early Monday morning, according to the Clark County Fire District. The fire happened at a home near Northwest 94th Street and 9th Avenue. When firefighters got to the scene, three people living in the home were already out of the house, but two dogs were trapped inside.
REGINA - The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed wide receiver Terrell Jana, their second-round selection at the 2021 CFL draft. The Vancouver native was selected 17th overall by Saskatchewan after four years with the University of Virginia. Jana played 49 career games with the Cavaliers, making 123 catches for 1,481 yards and five touchdowns.
A man out for a walk Sunday morning in Vancouver was stabbed in what police are describing as an unprovoked and random act of violence. The victim was walking in 3300 block of East 18th Street at about 9:30 a.m. when a stranger stabbed him in the back with a knife and ran away, the Vancouver Police Department reported.
‘Hideous monstrosity’ or arresting sculpture? Arts group, sculptor defend much maligned Vancouver public art installation
VANCOUVER—It’s as predictable as a West Coast rainstorm. A new public art installation is announced. Members of the public make a big stink about it. The most recent brouhaha has led to an online petition to block the “unsightly imposition” from going up later this month.
Following a two week international break, the Claret and Cobalt took the pitch once again Friday night to face the Western Conference’s 11th ranked Vancouver Whitecaps. Nicknamed the “Utah Derby”, the match was the first meeting between the two sides since Vancouver temporarily relocated to Utah in March due to the pandemic.
Milan Lucic’s days with the Bruins may be long over, but he’s still celebrating what he accomplished in Boston. Tuesday marked the 10-year anniversary of when the Bruins won their sixth Stanley Cup in franchise history, defeating the Vancouver Canucks in seven games.
A Vancouver man has been missing for more than a week, and his family and friends are holding out hope he’s still alive. "It’s definitely unusual for him to not check in," said Rusty Graham, a friend of 32-year-old Eric Veith, who hasn't been seen since June 6.
Donation to global vaccine programme may have helped pair avoid jail time Canadian millionaires who charted a private jet to a small First Nations settlement for Covid vaccines admitted to violating local pandemic restrictions, according to reports. , of Vancouver, pleaded guilty to violating the Civil Emergency Measures Act that required people to isolate for 14 days after entering Yukon, according to court records reported by The New York Times.
Millionaire casino CEO and his wife are fined just $817 each and avoid jail after they lied to violate COVID quarantine, flew to sleepy Canadian town and jumped the line to get vaxxed early
Rodney Baker, 55, and his 32-year-old wife Ekaterina Baker pleaded guilty in Whitehorse, Yukon on Wednesday to violating COVID-19 rules The couple, who live in Vancouver, flew into Whitehorse, Yukon on January 19 before chartering a private jet two days later to Beaver Creek The small community had been given priority to receive the vaccine because of its remoteness, elderly population and limited access to health care
A white millionaire Canadian couple who took a private jet to get COVID-19 vaccines meant for indigenous people were only fined $1,900
Rodney and Ekaterina Baker flew to a small Yukon territory community in January to get vaccinated. The couple put locals - including many First Nation members - at risk by not quarantining. They pleaded guilty to breaking public-health rules and were fined US$1,900. See more stories on Insider's business page.
VANCOUVER - Joshua Whitehead’s celebrated debut novel “Jonny Appleseed” has been optioned for the screen. Stories First, an Indigenous-owned and -operated production company based in Vancouver, says it has bought the rights to the Indigiqueer coming-of-age story. Published by Arsenal Pulp Press, “Jonny Appleseed” follows a two-spirit Indigiqueer young man who leaves the reserve to make his way in the big city.
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Security were able to separate two families amid stand-off outside a Lids hat store A woman has been videoed aiming her gun at a Black family inside a shopping mall in Vancouver, Washington, during a confrontation. According to the Vancouver Police Department (VPD), the incident happened on Wednesday at the Vancouver Mall, and the two families have a history of conflict.
WHITEHORSE - A husband and wife accused of flying to a remote Yukon community to receive doses of a COVID-19 vaccine in January have each pleaded guilty to two counts of violating of the territory’s Civil Emergency Measures Act. Rodney Baker, the former CEO of the Great Canadian Gaming Corp., and his wife Ekaterina Baker appeared remotely today in a Whitehorse courtroom to plead guilty to failing to self-isolate for 14 days and failing to act in a manner consistent with their declarations upon arriving in Yukon.
VANCOUVER - The Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs has launched an effort to gain intervener status in a human rights case involving an Indigenous man and his granddaughter over their treatment by Vancouver police while attempting to open a bank account. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond, a former judge who represents the union, says the organization wants to have a voice in Maxwell Johnson’s case to highlight what it alleges is a history of systemic racism against Indigenous people by Vancouver’s police force.
Some of Dana Sipos’ fondest memories are from the times she spent on her grandparent’s chicken and fruit farm in Beamsville. Sipos, her sisters and cousins would run wild on the farm, exploring the woods and the barns. Then they’d come inside, sit around the kitchen table and listen to the stories their grandparents told — of hardship, pain and perseverance.