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A man hit by a train in Langley, Tim Shields’ sex assault trial continues and more

1. Pedestrian hit by train in Langley dies

Langley RCMP said the man in his 40’s, who is believed to have been homeless, was walking southwest on the railway tracks around 8:30 p.m. when he was hit. See more >

2. Nine arrested in Lower Mainland money laundering scheme

The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit searched six homes and seized large amounts of cash, bank drafts, drug paraphernalia, suitcases, cell phones and luxury vehicles – one with a hidden compartment. See more >

3. Former supervisor testifies to character of complainant in Shields’ sex assault trial

The woman accusing former a RCMP spokesperson of sexual assault was described by a second Crown witness Tuesday as a good employee. See more >

4. Five employees fire after being accused of ‘torturing’ birds in Chilliwack in undercover videos

The undercover video filmed by animal rights activist group Mercy for Animals shows employees ripping live birds apart as well as stomping, kicking and throwing chickens. See more >

5. Experts to gather in Vancouver for Canada’s first drug-use recovery conference

As B.C. faces a staggering number of people dying from drug overdoses, a group of addiction experts from around the world are set to gather in the Lower Mainland to identify the resources needed for recovery. See more >


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