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High-tech dreams end in life on the run

Frank Hertel -- arrested a week ago at Heathrow Airport -- was a larger-than-life character in Victoria's business world, dazzling residents with high-tech dreams for Vancouver Island, connecting with power brokers, and carrying out a massive renovat

Witness feared he'd be killed if he reported Ruffolo

Douglas Murray feared for his life and didn't want to approach police with information about John Ruffolo's murder, a B.C. Supreme Court jury heard yesterday.

Police break down doors in huge bust

More than 100 police officers were involved in a sweeping drug bust that saw officers break down doors to search six locations across the capital region early yesterday morning.

Late Night Task Force formed to address downtown rowdiness

Victoria - Drunkenness, public urination and rowdy behavior will not be tolerated in Victoria's downtown, Mayor Dean Fortin told members of the Victoria Chamber of Commerce yesterday.

UVic resurrects 1897 cycling map in digitized form

Popular cycling routes featured in rare pocket map

New health centre takes shape

Johnson Street facility to streamline care for homeless, HIV-positive

Future of massive Union Bay project in doubt

Back in 1971, Jim Youngren earned a place in pop-culture lore by erecting a billboard reading "Will the last person leaving Seattle turn out the lights.

Jobs, dollars pour in to modernize CFB Esquimalt

$70-million contract to overhaul 'corner garage' at base

Man dies of wounds in Cowichan Bay shooting

No charges laid in incident that shocked tiny seaside village

Pupil's swine flu closes Vernon school

Officials in Vernon closed an elementary school yesterday after a student contracted swine flu, but provincial health officer Dr. Perry Kendall said it was just a precaution. The number of diagnosed cases in B.C.