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The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has now released its report into the crash of a Beechcraft King Air B100 in Abbotsford in February 2018. (Photo: Transportation Safety Board)

Ice on wings contributed to 2018 Abbotsford plane crash, says report

Transportation Safety Board releases report on crash that injured 10

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada has now released its report into the crash of a Beechcraft King Air B100 in Abbotsford in February 2018. (Photo: Transportation Safety Board)
An Abbotsford Police officer carries the wig that was allegedly stolen by a woman from the Cedar Park Place shopping plaza on Wednesday. The woman was arrested shortly afterwards outside the nearby McDonald’s restaurant. (PHOTO BY DALE KLIPPENSTEIN)

Wig bandit with gun arrested by police in Abbotsford

Suspect in Wednesday incident has lifetime weapons ban

An Abbotsford Police officer carries the wig that was allegedly stolen by a woman from the Cedar Park Place shopping plaza on Wednesday. The woman was arrested shortly afterwards outside the nearby McDonald’s restaurant. (PHOTO BY DALE KLIPPENSTEIN)
Defence lawyers Martin Peters and Frances Mahon addresses reporters outside of the New Westminster courthouse on Friday upon the conclusion of closing submissions in the trial of Oscar Arfmann, charged with killing Const. John Davidson in November 2017. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

‘Not criminally responsible’ ruling possible for man accused of killing B.C. cop

If Oscar Arfmann is convicted, lawyers will make submissions on his mental state

Defence lawyers Martin Peters and Frances Mahon addresses reporters outside of the New Westminster courthouse on Friday upon the conclusion of closing submissions in the trial of Oscar Arfmann, charged with killing Const. John Davidson in November 2017. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Oscar Arfmann listens to closing arguments on Aug. 1 during his trial for the first-degree murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson. (Sketch by Felicity Don)

Witnesses in trial for alleged killer of Abbotsford police officer didn’t embellish testimony, Crown says

Crown and defence to deliver closing statements at trial of Oscar Arfmann

Oscar Arfmann listens to closing arguments on Aug. 1 during his trial for the first-degree murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson. (Sketch by Felicity Don)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk/Black Press)

Alleged Abbotsford crime boss loses jail-release bid ahead of extradition hearing

Jazzy Sran is accused of conspiring to smuggle cocaine into Canada from the U.S.

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (Photo: Tom Zytaruk/Black Press)
Kim and Clark Moran now have their Nigerian-born son Ayo home in Abbotsford with them after a long delay in the adoption process. (Facebook photo)

B.C. couple bring son home from Nigeria after long adoption delay

Kim and Clark Moran of Abbotsford spent almost a year waiting to finalize adoption of Ayo, 3

Kim and Clark Moran now have their Nigerian-born son Ayo home in Abbotsford with them after a long delay in the adoption process. (Facebook photo)
Oscar Arfmann is on trial for the first-degree murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson in 2017. (Sketch by Jane Wolsak)

Dash-cam video in trial of accused B.C. cop killer shows man with a gun

Footage is shown at trial of Oscar Arfmann, charged with killing Const. John Davidson of Abbotsford

Oscar Arfmann is on trial for the first-degree murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson in 2017. (Sketch by Jane Wolsak)
Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson

Mount Baker climb to honour Abbotsford police officer killed in line of duty

Abbotsford police chief and Const. John Davidson’s three grown children among participants

Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson
Samraj Rehaan is among the students featured in the Character Matters video.

‘Eat vegetables’ among advice given from ages 4 to 90 in B.C. students’ video

‘Character Matters’ project produced by Grade 6 students in Abbotsford

Samraj Rehaan is among the students featured in the Character Matters video.
Eileen Kleinfelder of Chilliwack was killed in a head-on crash on the Highway 11 bypass in Abbotsford in October 2012. The other driver, Michael Larocque, has now been sentenced. (Abbotsford News file photo)

B.C. driver gets 18 months for falling asleep and killing other driver in 2012

Crash resulted in death of Eileen Kleinfelder of Chilliwack

Eileen Kleinfelder of Chilliwack was killed in a head-on crash on the Highway 11 bypass in Abbotsford in October 2012. The other driver, Michael Larocque, has now been sentenced. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 6, 2017.

Trial for man charged with killing Abbotsford cop is on two-week break

Oscar Arfmann, charged with murder of Const. John Davidson, is back in court on June 17

Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson was killed in the line of duty on Nov. 6, 2017.
Protestors invaded Abbotsford’s Excelsior Hog Farm on April 30 after PETA released a video from an anonymous source six days before. (Ben Lypka/Black Press)

BC SPCA says no charges against Abbotsford hog farm

Farm was the target of a video and large protest in April

Protestors invaded Abbotsford’s Excelsior Hog Farm on April 30 after PETA released a video from an anonymous source six days before. (Ben Lypka/Black Press)
Oscar Arfmann is on trial for the first-degree murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson in 2017. (Sketch by Jane Wolsak)

Gunned-down Abbotsford cop was ‘ambushed’ by shooter, Crown says

Oscar Arfmann faces trial for first-degree murder of Const. John Davidson

Oscar Arfmann is on trial for the first-degree murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson in 2017. (Sketch by Jane Wolsak)
A loaded and unregistered SKS rifle was found Wednesday (May 22) in a vehicle driven by an Abbotsford man who was prohibited from driving. The man was arrested in Chilliwack. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

Abbotsford police find loaded rifle in car of ‘prolific offender’ prohibited from driving

Tyler Houle of Abbotsford arrested Wednesday in Chilliwack

A loaded and unregistered SKS rifle was found Wednesday (May 22) in a vehicle driven by an Abbotsford man who was prohibited from driving. The man was arrested in Chilliwack. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
Eileen Kleinfelder of Chilliwack killed in a crash on the Highway 11 bypass in Abbotsford in October 2012. A cement barrier was later installed on the bypass to prevent similar crashes from occurring. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Man wants guilty plea revoked in 2012 collision in Abbotsford that killed Chilliwack woman

Michael Larocque was charged in relation to crash that killed Eileen Kleinfelder

Eileen Kleinfelder of Chilliwack killed in a crash on the Highway 11 bypass in Abbotsford in October 2012. A cement barrier was later installed on the bypass to prevent similar crashes from occurring. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Oscar Arfmann is slated to go on trial on Monday, May 27 for the murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson.

Trial slated to start Monday for accused killer of Abbotsford cop

Oscar Arfmann faces first-degree murder for death of Const. John Davidson

Oscar Arfmann is slated to go on trial on Monday, May 27 for the murder of Abbotsford Police Const. John Davidson.
Fraser Valley student’s superhero tale launches school library section

Fraser Valley student’s superhero tale launches school library section

Idea of Ben Vallee, 10, inspires other young writers at Abbotsford school

Fraser Valley student’s superhero tale launches school library section
A body was found in a van in a MacDonald’s parking lot at the corner of Bourquin Crescent and South Fraser Way in Abbotsford Tuesday afternoon. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

Body discovered in van at Abbotsford McDonald’s restaurant

Death does not appear to be suspicious, police say

A body was found in a van in a MacDonald’s parking lot at the corner of Bourquin Crescent and South Fraser Way in Abbotsford Tuesday afternoon. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Robert Koenig of Abbotsford has pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit material to a 12-year-old girl in Utah.

No jail time for Abbotsford man who sent sexually explicit photos to 12-year-old

Judge says Robert Koenig believed the girl was 17 and that it was legal to send her such images

Robert Koenig of Abbotsford has pleaded guilty to sending sexually explicit material to a 12-year-old girl in Utah.
A litter of Shih Tzu puppies was stolen from an Abbotsford home on Tuesday morning, but by the evening, all five had been located and returned to their owner.

Five puppies stolen in B.C. found as thieves try to sell them

Theft from Abbotsford and return of the dogs to owner take place all in one day

A litter of Shih Tzu puppies was stolen from an Abbotsford home on Tuesday morning, but by the evening, all five had been located and returned to their owner.