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Mayor Linda Hepner at the new Surrey City Hall in Surrey, B.C., December 29, 2014. A year has past since Julie Paskall was murdered. Part of a larger story about recent crime in Surrey and the new mayor's apparent absence. Arlen Redekop photo / PNG

“I need to shift the landscape”: Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner refusing to comment on crime

Mayor Linda Hepner at the new Surrey City Hall in Surrey, B.C., December 29, 2014. A year has past since Julie Paskall was... (more...)

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Bikram Yoga founder denies sexual assault allegations by six students including B.C. woman

Surrey woman Jill Lawler is among six women who have filed sexual assault complaints against Bikram Choudhury, the founder... (more...)

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Surrey man who pleaded guilty to mistreating sex trade workers should go to prison for 2-3 years: Crown

This is an RCMP handout photo of Shalendra Sharma, a man accused of being a sexual predator of prostitutes in the DTES. Sharma... (more...)

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Vancouver man who murdered ex-girlfriend and fled to California loses appeal of his sentence

Ninderjit Singh, who was sentenced to life in prison without chance of parole for 16 years for the killing of his ex-girlfriend... (more...)

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British man convicted for raping prostitute after DNA linked to crime scene samples

Hardeep Sandhu, 39, was found guilty by a jury of rape and injuring with the intention of committing grievous bodily harm... (more...)

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Heavily drunk passenger on Delhi-London flight jailed for seeking sex from schoolgirl

A heavily drunk passenger travelling from New Delhi to London who pestered a schoolgirl for sex during the flight has been... (more...)

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Prolific B.C. criminal gets 8-1/2 years for taking part in fatal store robbery, violent kidnapping

Justice Janice Dillon, in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster, sentenced Ian Clifford Langthorne, 30, after he pleaded... (more...)

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‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

Owners of a convenience store who moved to Canada from India were beaten by a customer and are now seeing an outpouring of... (more...)

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Nurse attacked, injured by patient at Abbotsford hospital

File: A woman wearing hospital scrubs walks towards the ER at Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, BC. Richard Lam/PNG THE... (more...)

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Vancouver woman sues hot yoga guru Bikram Choudhury for sexual assault

Vancouver woman Jill Lawler is among six women who have filed sexual assault complaints against Bikram Choudhury, the founder... (more...)

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Man attacked with shovels and bats outside Surrey bank

 A man was attacked with shovels and bats outside of a Surrey bank on Saturday night. KRISIT ALEXANDRA SURREY NOW SURREY... (more...)

Music composer Ismail Darbar appears at Andheri Court for a assault case filed against him by assistant director Prashamit Chaudhury in Mumbai on Feb. 4, 2015. Sandeep Mahankal/IANS

Composer Ismail Darbar and his son arrested for allegedly beating associate with hockey sticks

Music composer Ismail Darbar appears at Andheri Court for a assault case filed against him by assistant director Prashamit... (more...)

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