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Five of the more than 50 cats surrendered from a single Victoria home huddled together. Most of the cats have upper respiratory and eye infections, and need serious dental work. (Photo courtesy of Victoria BC SPCA)

Fifty-plus cats surrendered to Victoria BC SPCA from single home

It will cost tens of thousands to rehabilitate the animals

Five of the more than 50 cats surrendered from a single Victoria home huddled together. Most of the cats have upper respiratory and eye infections, and need serious dental work. (Photo courtesy of Victoria BC SPCA)
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Balraj Cheema has pleaded guilty in relation to this crash that occurred in September 2015 on Old Yale Road near St. Moritz Way. (File photo)

Man pleads guilty to 2015 head-on crash in Abbotsford

Collision seriously injured 21-year-old woman

Balraj Cheema has pleaded guilty in relation to this crash that occurred in September 2015 on Old Yale Road near St. Moritz Way. (File photo)
Mission RCMP investigate hit and run of 80-year-old cyclist

Mission RCMP investigate hit and run of 80-year-old cyclist

Looking for witnesses who may have seen the incident

Mission RCMP investigate hit and run of 80-year-old cyclist
This summer has been the second-driest on record in Abbotsford.  Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News

No water woes for Abbotsford and Mission despite second-driest summer on record

Decent snowpack and soggy spring left plenty of water in reservoir

This summer has been the second-driest on record in Abbotsford.  Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News
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Abbotsford family calls for more hospital resources after birth of stillborn baby

Alisha Mankatala believes delays in her caesarean section led to loss of son

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Store where dead dog was found in freezer shut down

Store where dead dog was found in freezer shut down

Bailiffs move in at Beyond Organics in Maple Ridge

Store where dead dog was found in freezer shut down
A massive fire destroyed the main building at Precision Custom Remanufacturing on Aug. 9. The blaze is not believed to be suspicious in nature. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)

Two recent suspicious fires still under investigation

Causes determined for two other recent blazes in Abbotsford

A massive fire destroyed the main building at Precision Custom Remanufacturing on Aug. 9. The blaze is not believed to be suspicious in nature. (Kevin MacDonald file photo)
A suspect in a break-in was arrested early Thursday morning in Abbotsford after initially running from the scene. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Two suspects arrested after trying to break into mall

Incident took place early Friday morning in Abbotsford

A suspect in a break-in was arrested early Thursday morning in Abbotsford after initially running from the scene. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
NEB orders public hearing to discuss pipeline routing and the Chilliwack aquifer

NEB orders public hearing to discuss pipeline routing and the Chilliwack aquifer

Trans Mountain insists the route is set but NEB has to approve realignment application

NEB orders public hearing to discuss pipeline routing and the Chilliwack aquifer
Social service agencies join forces

Social service agencies join forces

Two Langley-area non-profits are merging to eliminate overlap.

Social service agencies join forces
Child kidnapper and rapist released to halfway house in Okanagan

Child kidnapper and rapist released to halfway house in Okanagan

Brian Abrosimo abducted an 11-year-old Langley girl in 2004

Child kidnapper and rapist released to halfway house in Okanagan
One car flipped onto its roof during a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday afternoon in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Car flips onto roof during two-vehicle collision

Crash takes place Wednesday afternoon in Abbotsford

One car flipped onto its roof during a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday afternoon in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
This file shot shows anglers targeting sockeye by bottom bouncing. A demonstration fishery Saturday on the Fraser River near Chilliwack will showcase the selective nature of bar fishing for chinook. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress File)

Demonstration fishery Saturday near Chilliwack to demand Fraser River opening

DFO says Fraser River is closed for good reason and anglers could be charged

This file shot shows anglers targeting sockeye by bottom bouncing. A demonstration fishery Saturday on the Fraser River near Chilliwack will showcase the selective nature of bar fishing for chinook. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress File)
Abbotsford school district working hard to fill 90 teacher jobs before Tuesday

Abbotsford school district working hard to fill 90 teacher jobs before Tuesday

Hiring blitz has seen dozens of teachers hired in recent months

Abbotsford school district working hard to fill 90 teacher jobs before Tuesday
The man known as Raymon Shaw hasn’t been seen in Langley since 1964.

Police revive search for suspected con man who vanished from Langley 53 years ago

Police look for clues anew in case of mystery man who left home and never came back

The man known as Raymon Shaw hasn’t been seen in Langley since 1964.
VIDEO: Raging fire destroys Abbotsford home

VIDEO: Raging fire destroys Abbotsford home

Blaze broke out around 4 a.m. Wednesday on Martens Street

VIDEO: Raging fire destroys Abbotsford home
Interactive map/video: Residential construction at a nine-year high

Interactive map/video: Residential construction at a nine-year high

Permits have been issued for building of more than 600 multi-family units

Interactive map/video: Residential construction at a nine-year high
The scene of a police incident in Cloverdale Tuesday evening. (Katya Slepian photo)

UPDATE: 22-year-old Surrey homicide victim had gang ties

Pardeep Singh was found dead in his Cloverdale driveway

The scene of a police incident in Cloverdale Tuesday evening. (Katya Slepian photo)
UPDATE: Missing woman last seen heading for Surrey has been found

UPDATE: Missing woman last seen heading for Surrey has been found

Hannah Hill was reported missing after leaving Abbotsford with a man on a motorcycle

UPDATE: Missing woman last seen heading for Surrey has been found