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A man has been sentenced for drug trafficking near Campbell River as well as for an unregistered shotgun found in his trunk in Langley. (Black Press Media files)

Shotgun, drugs net 300 days in prison for man arrested in Langley

A judge in Campbell River passed sentence earlier this month

 

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Judge orders Surrey to pay $220K over land expropriation lawsuit

Surrey expropriated property to build an overpass as part of the Roberts Bank Corridor Project

 

Surrey provincial court. (Black Press Media files)

Guilty verdict in Langley sex assault trial

The attack took place in 2014

 

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)

Petition calls for appeal of not guilty verdict in Langley child’s death

Any appeal has to be based on a ‘legal error’ by a judge

Statue of Lady Justice at B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (Black Press Media files)
Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley mother found not guilty of murder in seven-year-old daughter’s death

KerryAnn Lewis has been found not guilty after a trial that stretched more a year

Seven-year-old Aaliyah Rosa was found dead in an apartment in Langley in July 2018. (Langley Advance Times files)
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years of probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

73-year-old Chilliwack woman gets jail time in fatal hit-and-run case from 2016

Linnea Labbee of Chilliwack sentenced to 2 years less a day in jail with two years probation

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021. Labbee was sentenced to two years less a day with two years of probation on Aug. 18, 2021 for failure to stop at crosswalk accident that caused the death of a 78-year-old woman. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The former tenant of a Langley Airport hangar has lost his appeal against an eviction by the Township last summer. (Langley Advance Times files)

Court appeal fails in legal battle over Langley Airport hangar

The former tenant said he invested more than $2 million in renovations

The former tenant of a Langley Airport hangar has lost his appeal against an eviction by the Township last summer. (Langley Advance Times files)
Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021 on day 16 of her trial in BC Supreme Court where she was charged in connection with the fatal hit-and-run of a 78-year-old woman on Mary Street on Dec. 1, 2016. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)

Crown asks for two-year jail sentence for Chilliwack woman, 73, in fatal hit-and-run

Son of crosswalk victim said Fourghozaman Firoozian had ‘zest for life’ unmatched by younger people

Linnea Labbee outside the Chilliwack Law Courts on April 1, 2021 on day 16 of her trial in BC Supreme Court where she was charged in connection with the fatal hit-and-run of a 78-year-old woman on Mary Street on Dec. 1, 2016. (Paul Henderson/ Chilliwack Progress file)
The trial date has been set for the four people charged with 21 combined counts of break and enter and criminal mischief in relation to a protest at an Abbotsford hog farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Trial date set for activists linked to Abbotsford hog farm protest

The ‘Excelsior 4’ will head to trial on June 28, 2022, the four defendants face 21 combined charges

The trial date has been set for the four people charged with 21 combined counts of break and enter and criminal mischief in relation to a protest at an Abbotsford hog farm in 2019. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Lawsuit against Langley Township dismissed

Jessica Simpson launched the lawsuit a year ago

The Township of Langley Civic Facility. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
This Milner hotel was the site of a stabbing in May, 2020 that led to a complex police investigation of a suspected dial-a-dope ring. (Langley Advance Times files)

Stabbing at Langley hotel led to year-long drug investigation

Police have seized a gun, cash, and fentanyl, but no charges have been laid

This Milner hotel was the site of a stabbing in May, 2020 that led to a complex police investigation of a suspected dial-a-dope ring. (Langley Advance Times files)
Kari Simpson was slated to speak at a youth conference that was to take place at the Anvil Centre until New Westminster cancelled the booking. (Langley Advance Times files)

New West wrong to cancel church event over controversial Langley activist: courts

The city didn’t balance free speech rights, a judge ruled

Kari Simpson was slated to speak at a youth conference that was to take place at the Anvil Centre until New Westminster cancelled the booking. (Langley Advance Times files)
A recent B.C. Supreme Court order has prohibited Christopher James Pritchard from practising law by appearing as counsel or drafting legal documents. (YouTube/A Warrior Calls)

‘Expert’ of fighting COVID-19 restrictions in court barred from acting as lawyer in B.C.

Christopher James Pritchard has been shut out from practising law or referring to himself as a lawyer

A recent B.C. Supreme Court order has prohibited Christopher James Pritchard from practising law by appearing as counsel or drafting legal documents. (YouTube/A Warrior Calls)
In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 file photo, the Subway logo is seen on a soft drink cup next to a sandwich at a restaurant in Londonderry, N.H.. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Charles Krupa

Supreme Court clears path for defamation suit against CBC for show on Subway chicken content

Decision clears the way for the suit to proceed in Ontario court

In this Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 file photo, the Subway logo is seen on a soft drink cup next to a sandwich at a restaurant in Londonderry, N.H.. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Charles Krupa
Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, was charged with two child pornography offences in September 2018.

Former Abbotsford vice-principal charged with child porn had charter rights breached, judge rules

Judge says search warrant against Mike Haire was invalid, making evidence inadmissible

Mike Haire, a former vice-principal at W. A. Fraser middle school in Abbotsford, was charged with two child pornography offences in September 2018.
Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.

Abbotsford killer’s parole eligibility set at 16 years

Gabriel Klein sentenced for the 2016 fatal stabbing of Letisha Reimer

Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.
Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.

Sentencing slated for Abbotsford school killer

Judge scheduled to give decision Wednesday on Gabriel Klein’s parole eligibility

Letisha Reimer, 13, was killed Nov. 1, 2016 in a stabbing at Abbotsford Senior Secondary.
Dannielle Dunn is one of three new judges appointed to the B.C. Provincial Court. (Ministry of the Attorney General/Special to Black Press Media)

New B.C. judge worked child poverty cases in Langley

Dannielle Dunn will take up her new role at the end of July

Dannielle Dunn is one of three new judges appointed to the B.C. Provincial Court. (Ministry of the Attorney General/Special to Black Press Media)
A Chilliwack man has filed a lawsuit against Archbishop J. Michael Miller and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver for sexual abuse and assault he alleges he suffered at a Bible camp on Gambier Island in the 1970s. (Archbishop J. Michael Miller/Facebook)

B.C. man sues Vancouver Catholicarchbishop for alleged sexual abuse in 1970s

Sexual abuse alleged to have occurred at Bible camp on Gambier Island

A Chilliwack man has filed a lawsuit against Archbishop J. Michael Miller and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver for sexual abuse and assault he alleges he suffered at a Bible camp on Gambier Island in the 1970s. (Archbishop J. Michael Miller/Facebook)
B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

Victim wants Surrey pub held liable for allegedly over-serving patron who punched him

B.C. Supreme Court judge decides a ‘conventional trial is the just approach’

B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)