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Happy International Dog Day: Kamloops police pooch gets her man

2-year-old Neeka earned an extra treat

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A holstered taser is seen on a police officer’s belt. In B.C., incidents of police-involved interactions that result in serious injury or death have been steadily increasing. The province’s police watchdog says it’s struggling to keep up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A holstered taser is seen on a police officer’s belt. In B.C., incidents of police-involved interactions that result in serious injury or death have been steadily increasing. The province’s police watchdog says it’s struggling to keep up. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A Liv Amiti E-bike, pictured here, was stolen from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital while a worker was on shift the night of Aug. 16, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Submitted photo)

E-bike stolen while Nanaimo hospital worker was on shift

Dark teal Liv Amiti E-bike was taken, along with bright green helmet, says Nanaimo RCMP

A Liv Amiti E-bike, pictured here, was stolen from Nanaimo Regional General Hospital while a worker was on shift the night of Aug. 16, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Submitted photo)
Willow Reichelt has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2022 Chilliwack school board election, running for a second term. (submitted photo)

B.C. school trustees call for police reports against colleagues who support LGBTQ2S+ books

Facebook posts suggest Willow Reichelt’s defense of LGBTQ+ content is grounds for RCMP intervention

Willow Reichelt has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2022 Chilliwack school board election, running for a second term. (submitted photo)
A driver fled the scene of an accident, barefoot, after the vehicle they were driving flipped in south Nanaimo the night of Aug. 23, says RCMP. (Daralynn Munroe photo)

Driver flees barefoot after crashing and tipping vehicle in Nanaimo’s south end

Vehicle wiped out Aug. 23 in parking lot of Express Care Oil Change

A driver fled the scene of an accident, barefoot, after the vehicle they were driving flipped in south Nanaimo the night of Aug. 23, says RCMP. (Daralynn Munroe photo)
(Black Press Media Creative)

Indecent exposure, and mishandling of drug evidence top latest misconduct by B.C. RCMP officers

RCMP misconduct decisions released for at least 10 B.C. officers

(Black Press Media Creative)
When Langley, B.C., resident Sara Rowland tried to help a dog left inside a Jeep on a hot day, she said she was confronted by a foul-mouthed woman who threatened her with a knife. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Good Samaritan tries to rescue dog in B.C. community, gets threatened with knife

Police looking for woman who claimed to be in ‘law enforcement’

When Langley, B.C., resident Sara Rowland tried to help a dog left inside a Jeep on a hot day, she said she was confronted by a foul-mouthed woman who threatened her with a knife. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a cell phone up a woman’s skirt and snapped a photo while the victim was shopping. (Photo submitted)

Suspect in Nanaimo allegedly aims cellphone camera up woman’s skirt, fights with her boyfriend

Alleged incident happened in late July at Dollarama in Harewood

Nanaimo RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly pointed a cell phone up a woman’s skirt and snapped a photo while the victim was shopping. (Photo submitted)
Island Health has warned that the region’s drug overdose incidents are increasing. It’s recommended that users get their drugs tested at Substance UVic, use a safe injection site, carry naloxone, and stagger their use with a friend. (File - Shutterstock.com)
Island Health has warned that the region’s drug overdose incidents are increasing. It’s recommended that users get their drugs tested at Substance UVic, use a safe injection site, carry naloxone, and stagger their use with a friend. (File - Shutterstock.com)
A police incident along 248 Street in Maple Ridge on Wednesday, Aug. 17. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
A police incident along 248 Street in Maple Ridge on Wednesday, Aug. 17. (Brandon Tucker/The News)
An aggravated assault charge has been laid after an Aug. 14 incident, where a man was stabbed repeatedly in the head, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Black Press file)

Suspect charged after man stabbed repeatedly in head in downtown Nanaimo

51-year-old woman charged with aggravated assault in incident at transit exchange

An aggravated assault charge has been laid after an Aug. 14 incident, where a man was stabbed repeatedly in the head, say Nanaimo RCMP. (Black Press file)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
(Photo - Jordy Cunningham/Capital News)
A banner was seen on the Airport Main overpass near Campbell River on Aug. 14. Photo supplied

White supremacist banner has ‘no place in Campbell River’ — RCMP

RCMP asking people to report similar incidents immediately

A banner was seen on the Airport Main overpass near Campbell River on Aug. 14. Photo supplied
Comox Valley RCMP is investigating after receiving several complaints of a man who allegedly exposed himself while riding his bicycle. File photo
Comox Valley RCMP is investigating after receiving several complaints of a man who allegedly exposed himself while riding his bicycle. File photo
Protesters and RCMP officers engage in a stand-off at an old-growth logging blockade near Fairy Creek on May 27, 2021. Groups want a review of the injunction enforcement actions taken by officers. (Facebook photo)

Vancouver Island groups want review of RCMP enforcement at Fairy Creek protests

Aug. 10 submission to civilian body alleges infringement of charter rights

Protesters and RCMP officers engage in a stand-off at an old-growth logging blockade near Fairy Creek on May 27, 2021. Groups want a review of the injunction enforcement actions taken by officers. (Facebook photo)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

RCMP fatally shoot man near Kamloops following alleged abduction of child, woman

Another woman was found inside the suspect’s home

  • Aug 15, 2022
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy
A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in head multiple times in downtown Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)

Man stabbed multiple times in the head at bus exchange in downtown Nanaimo

51-year-old female suspect arrested for aggravated assault

A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed in head multiple times in downtown Nanaimo. (Black Press Media file photo)
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the death in a recent house fire as a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Homicide investigation underway after body found in house fire in Nanaimo

Nanaimo RCMP releases name of victim to further investigation

Nanaimo RCMP are investigating the death in a recent house fire as a homicide. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
(RCMP/Submitted)
(RCMP/Submitted)
An altercation between an on-shore angler and another man led to the first man being seriously injured, Sooke RCMP say. (File - Sooke News Mirror)

RCMP investigating after Victoria man injured in attack on Sooke beach

Two men reportedly fought over fishing spot at Gordon’s Beach

An altercation between an on-shore angler and another man led to the first man being seriously injured, Sooke RCMP say. (File - Sooke News Mirror)