Abbotsford News Staff

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget

B.C. consumers surveyed estimate they will spend $921 this season

Half of shoppers say they have no holiday spending budget
A damaged Honda Civic was left behind on the scene of a shooting on Tuesday evening in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

VIDEO: Man in his 20s in hospital following shooting in Abbotsford

Incident takes place Tuesday night in 31700 block of South Fraser Way

A damaged Honda Civic was left behind on the scene of a shooting on Tuesday evening in Abbotsford. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
Emergency crews were called to the area of Old Yale Road and Clearbrook Road for a serious crash Thursday evening in Abbotsford. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

One dead after vehicle hits tree in central Abbotsford

Black sedan collided with tree on Old Yale Road

Emergency crews were called to the area of Old Yale Road and Clearbrook Road for a serious crash Thursday evening in Abbotsford. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
A new coin released by the Royal Canadian Mint depicts a famous UFO encounter in Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia in 1967. The coin has a special glow-in-the-dark feature that shows two different perspectives.

New glow-in-the-dark coin depicts 1967 Canadian UFO encounter

Royal Canadian Mint depicts incident in Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia

A new coin released by the Royal Canadian Mint depicts a famous UFO encounter in Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia in 1967. The coin has a special glow-in-the-dark feature that shows two different perspectives.
The GoFundMe page raised over $10,000 in just over 24 hours.

Fundraiser for family of Abbotsford teen killed in highway crash doubles goal in 24 hours

High school student crashed car after leaving grad party on Sept. 3 in Chilliwack

The GoFundMe page raised over $10,000 in just over 24 hours.
The teen fatally crashed his car after leaving a graduation party near Chilliwack Lake Road. (Photo from GoFundMe page.)

UPDATED: Abbotsford teen was victim of fatal car crash in Chilliwack

School district deploying additional counsellors and staff for grieving students

The teen fatally crashed his car after leaving a graduation party near Chilliwack Lake Road. (Photo from GoFundMe page.)
Government border-cam image for Sumas crossing from 10:36 a.m. (Drivebc.ca credit.)

What you need to know about Saturday’s B.C.-U.S. border crossing wait time

  • Aldergrove border crossing has the shortest wait time at 20 minutes

Government border-cam image for Sumas crossing from 10:36 a.m. (Drivebc.ca credit.)
‘Dear thief, you suck’: Abbotsford truck owner pens angry letter to incompetent crook

‘Dear thief, you suck’: Abbotsford truck owner pens angry letter to incompetent crook

Truck owner tells thief to ‘find a new skill’ after three failed attempts to steal vehicle

‘Dear thief, you suck’: Abbotsford truck owner pens angry letter to incompetent crook
VIDEO: Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, and Chris Rock talk about the worst times they bombed on stage

VIDEO: Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, and Chris Rock talk about the worst times they bombed on stage

If your set at a comedy club’s open mic didn’t go so well, watch this and feel better

VIDEO: Jerry Seinfeld, Bill Burr, and Chris Rock talk about the worst times they bombed on stage
The most popular apps on the list are Snapchat, Bumble and WhatsApp. (Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.)

Abbotsford police share list of dangerous apps parents might not know about

Keep your kids away from these 15 apps

The most popular apps on the list are Snapchat, Bumble and WhatsApp. (Photo courtesy of Abbotsford Police Department.)
New footage from hidden cameras of animal abuse allegedly inside Abbotsford’s Excelsior Hog Farm has caused the BC SPCA to reopen its investigation into the farm.

BC SPCA reopens animal cruelty investigation at Abbotsford pig farm

Additional alleged footage released from Excelsior Hog Farm sparks new investigation

New footage from hidden cameras of animal abuse allegedly inside Abbotsford’s Excelsior Hog Farm has caused the BC SPCA to reopen its investigation into the farm.
First sunflower festival in Abbotsford sprouts-off this weekend

First sunflower festival in Abbotsford sprouts-off this weekend

Growth of Chilliwack and Richmond festivals served as inspiration for Maan Farm

First sunflower festival in Abbotsford sprouts-off this weekend
Back-deck attack in Abbotsford did not happen, say police

Back-deck attack in Abbotsford did not happen, say police

Investigators say woman was influenced by past traumatic event elsewhere

Back-deck attack in Abbotsford did not happen, say police
Elio Schiaroli

Man wanted for sex assault in Saskatoon has been spotted in Abbotsford

Elio Schiaroli, 58, also wanted for robbery, unlawful confinement and more

Elio Schiaroli
Taiwanese tourist Ci Hong Liao was last seen entering his hotel room in Abbotsford the evening of July 4.

Taiwanese tourist last seen entering Abbotsford hotel room in early July

Police seek public’s help to locate Ci Hong Liao, 31

Taiwanese tourist Ci Hong Liao was last seen entering his hotel room in Abbotsford the evening of July 4.
A pedestrian died Friday night after being struck by a vehicle in the 36500 block of South Parallel Road. (Google Street View)

Male pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Abbotsford

Driver remained on scene and rendered first aid

A pedestrian died Friday night after being struck by a vehicle in the 36500 block of South Parallel Road. (Google Street View)
Woman attacked by stranger while alone on back deck in Abbotsford, police say

Woman attacked by stranger while alone on back deck in Abbotsford, police say

Attack appears to be ‘sexually motivated,’ according to investigators

Woman attacked by stranger while alone on back deck in Abbotsford, police say
Ambulance, air ambulance and police responded to the scene earlier today as a two-car crash on Marion Road resulted in serious injuries. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)

One man dead after two-car crash in Abbotsford

22-year-old male dead after Friday afternoon crash, APD conducting ongoing investigation

  • Jul 26, 2019
Ambulance, air ambulance and police responded to the scene earlier today as a two-car crash on Marion Road resulted in serious injuries. (Tyler Olsen/Abbotsford News)
Fire crews work to ease a horse out of a ditch on Bates Road in Abbotsford on Friday afternoon. (Photo by Kevin MacDonald)

VIDEO: Fire crews rescue horse stuck in ditch in Abbotsford

Pulleys and ropes help ease horse out of predicament

Fire crews work to ease a horse out of a ditch on Bates Road in Abbotsford on Friday afternoon. (Photo by Kevin MacDonald)
Lucas Bradwell is wanted for a bank robbery in Abbotsford on July 2.

B.C. man wanted for Lower Mainland bank robbery in early July

Lucas Bradwell, 28, has been charged with robbery in Abbotsford

Lucas Bradwell is wanted for a bank robbery in Abbotsford on July 2.