Abbotsford News Staff

Coroner’s inquest to begin into death of former RCMP spokesman

Coroner’s inquest to begin into death of former RCMP spokesman

Sgt. Pierre Lemaitre died of self-inflicted wounds in Abbotsford in 2013

Coroner’s inquest to begin into death of former RCMP spokesman
Crews battled a garage and house fire on Saturday afternoon at a home on Fraser Highway near Ross Road. (Kevin MacDonald photo)

Garage fire in Abbotsford spreads to home, causing extensive damage

Blaze breaks out Saturday afternoon at house on Fraser Highway near Ross Road

Crews battled a garage and house fire on Saturday afternoon at a home on Fraser Highway near Ross Road. (Kevin MacDonald photo)
The driver of this motorcycle died of his injuries overnight in hospital after a crash with a pick-up truck Friday at around 4:30 p.m. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo

VIDEO: Motorcyclist dies of injuries after crash in Lower Mainland

A 37-year-old man died in hospital overnight after a crash with a pickup truck Friday evening

The driver of this motorcycle died of his injuries overnight in hospital after a crash with a pick-up truck Friday at around 4:30 p.m. Shane MacKichan/Submitted photo
John Morrow/Abbotsford News

Patient airlifted after crash on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford

Crash was 1 street over from fatal crash a week ago and a street over in another direction from a 2017 fatal

John Morrow/Abbotsford News
Fraser Valley Bandits presenting exhibition basketball game

Fraser Valley Bandits presenting exhibition basketball game

Chilliwack’s Sardis Secondary hosting TWU Spartans vs. CBC Bearcats

Fraser Valley Bandits presenting exhibition basketball game
An Abbotsford-area raccoon’s paw had to be amputated and the injuries eventually led to the animal being put down.

Abbotsford raccoon dies from injuries suffered in a trap

Wildlife protection group offering $1,000 reward for information about incident

An Abbotsford-area raccoon’s paw had to be amputated and the injuries eventually led to the animal being put down.
UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

Nobody injured in shooting, which is not believed to be related to gang conflicts

UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove
UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove

Nobody injured in shooting, which is not believed to be related to gang conflicts

UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting on Abbotsford street near Aldergrove
Abbotsford fire crews rescue woman from back of garbage truck

Abbotsford fire crews rescue woman from back of garbage truck

Woman was reportedly sleeping in a dumpster in Chilliwack and was picked up by the truck on its route

Abbotsford fire crews rescue woman from back of garbage truck
Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services members work to help a woman escape from a clothing donation bin. (Kevin MacDonald)

VIDEO: Abbotsford firefighters rescue woman in clothing bin

AFRS help woman escape bin on Sunday morning

Abbotsford Fire Rescue Services members work to help a woman escape from a clothing donation bin. (Kevin MacDonald)
Man charged in B.C. school stabbing still too psychotic, doctors say

Man charged in B.C. school stabbing still too psychotic, doctors say

No decision yet after review board holds new hearing to see if Gabriel Klein fit to stand trial

Man charged in B.C. school stabbing still too psychotic, doctors say
Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison

Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison

36-year-old Colin Victor Stewart was serving indeterminate 1st-degree murder sentence since 2016

Inmate convicted of murder dies in custody in Abbotsford prison
UPDATE: 5 injured in plane crash following Abbotsford International Airshow

UPDATE: 5 injured in plane crash following Abbotsford International Airshow

One in critical condition in incident involving vintage plane

UPDATE: 5 injured in plane crash following Abbotsford International Airshow
Emergency crews responded to a garage on fire Thursday evening at a home on Ponderosa Street. Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News

1 dead, 8 escape after residential explosion, fire in Abbotsford

Police say six adults and two children escaped, but an adult male died

Emergency crews responded to a garage on fire Thursday evening at a home on Ponderosa Street. Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News
Police are asking for help in identifying this man, who is a suspect in a robbery and assault that occurred Aug. 3 at an Abbotsford business.

Man steals Magic cards and punches customer in the face

Police seek help in identifying suspect in Abbotsford incident

Police are asking for help in identifying this man, who is a suspect in a robbery and assault that occurred Aug. 3 at an Abbotsford business.
A dump truck was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning on McKee Road in Abbotsford. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Dump truck catches on fire in Abbotsford

Incident takes place Wednesday morning on McKee Road

A dump truck was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning on McKee Road in Abbotsford. (Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News)
Inquest set in death of RCMP’s spokesperson for Robert Dziekanski case

Inquest set in death of RCMP’s spokesperson for Robert Dziekanski case

Former Mountie Pierre Lemaitre died of self-inflicted injuries in Abbotsford in 2013

Inquest set in death of RCMP’s spokesperson for Robert Dziekanski case
VIDEO: Man climbs crane in Abbotsford

VIDEO: Man climbs crane in Abbotsford

Police, fire called to deal with climber last night

VIDEO: Man climbs crane in Abbotsford
First responders attend to the scene of a motorcycle crash at South Parallel Road on Friday evening. (Kevin MacDonald)

Woman dead in Abbotsford motorcycle crash

Female passenger dies after motorcycle crashes into rear of SUV

First responders attend to the scene of a motorcycle crash at South Parallel Road on Friday evening. (Kevin MacDonald)
VIDEO: Possible drunk driver crashes into truck in Abbotsford

VIDEO: Possible drunk driver crashes into truck in Abbotsford

Driver threatens APD member while being detained

VIDEO: Possible drunk driver crashes into truck in Abbotsford