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Victim of pool-cue attack sues Saudi student, Kamloops-area cabaret

A Thompson Rivers University student who suffered brain and eye injuries in a pool cue attack is suing his assailant as well as the bar in which the fight occurred. Abdulaziz Alhedaib filed a statement of claim in B.C.
Surrey's record-high murder toll rises to 23 after 'booze can' brawl

Surrey's record-high murder toll rises to 23 after 'booze can' brawl

Surrey’s record-high murder rate extended to 23 in the early hours of Saturday morning, as investigators found a dead man at an unlicensed after-hours bar, days after the city launched a special homicide task force. Around 4:30 a.m.

B.C. ministry of justice, high-crime communities to meet next week

Representatives from some of the country's top crime-rated areas will converge in Prince George next week, but they won't have far to go. Terrace, Prince Rupert, Fort St.

Rebuild ‘going well’ at Lakeland Mills in Prince George

Sawmill destroyed in 2012 explosion and fire

Prince George council tweaks code of conduct, with a nod to the media circus in Toronto

The media circus that has befallen Canada's largest city isn't likely to be repeated in Prince George, but Toronto mayor Rob Ford wasn't far from the minds of the mayor and council members gathered Wednesday night to discuss their new code of conduct

Fatal crash closes Highway 16 east of Burns Lake

A stretch of Highway 16 two kilometres east of Burns Lake remained closed this morning after fiery crash killed a 43-year-old woman late Wednesday night.

Drive BC adds to webcam network

Drivers have a new DriveBC webcam to consult before heading north on Highway 5, a useful tool as winter road conditions set in. The webcam is located at Lempriere, roughly 40 kilometres north of Blue River, looking south.

Tory minister Jason Kenney’s remarks offend Central Interior Logging Association

New loggers in the Prince George region are not expected to be habitual welfare recipients, even if they once were.
Drug houses, mental illness, youth all targets of new Surrey murder task force

Drug houses, mental illness, youth all targets of new Surrey murder task force

A new Surrey task force will analyze the alarming number of murders in 2013, and won’t repeat the work of a similar task force struck a decade ago in the city, Mayor Dianne Watts says. Watts and Surrey RCMP Supt.

Transportation Safety Board believes pilot clipped power lines in fatal Abbotsford plane crash

Transportation officials believe the pilot of an ultralight plane that crashed near Abbotsford Monday night may have clipped a power line as he approached the airport in severe weather.