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Body sent for autopsy

The body of a woman found beside Esquimalt's Archie Browning Sports Centre last week has been sent to Vancouver for a forensic autopsy.

NASA thrilled with Mars photos

Curiosity's colour image, taken with a dust cover still on the camera lens, shows the north wall and rim of Gale Crater, a vast basin where the nuclear-powered, six-wheeled rover touched down Sunday night after flying through space for more than eigh

Lightning storms strike twice in month

A second round of thunder and lightning in less than a month hit the capital region Tuesday night, causing sporadic torrents of rain and a scattering of power outages.

Daughter's death gets man 6 1 /2 years

A judge sentenced a Halifax man to 6 1 /2 years in prison Tuesday for the death of his infant daughter, saying he lacked the empathy to see he was severely injuring the seven-week-old child when he slapped and shook her.

Police probe Cowichan crash that killed two people, dog

RCMP are investigating a collision that killed a Chemainus motorcyclist, a pedestrian and a border collie in Lake Cowichan.

Mayors asked to fund rail study

CRD expected to reject request for $70,000 help

Deaths & Funerals

McCAW, Phyllis H. January 20, 1908 -August 3, 2012 Phyllis passed away peacefully at the age of 104. Predeceased by husband Harold, sisters Patricia (Charles), Margaret (Andrew), Blanche, brother Cecil [Jim] (Olive) and grandson Steve.

Victoria Sikhs mourn victims

Prayer service set for this afternoon

Sooke's top staffer resigns

The District of Sooke's chief administrative officer has resigned from the municipality's top position after being away from the job since mid-June.

Troublemakers tax police to the limit

The B.C. Day long weekend was one of the busiest on record for the Victoria police department, says acting chief John Ducker.
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