Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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“Weird Al” Yankovic will be performing in Victoria this Wednesday

Are you ready to get weird, Victoria?

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday August 19th

From learning to code to building a lantern!
saanich police

Saanich police confirm they’re investigating a suspicious death

The victim is described as being in in his late 20s to 30s.

Victoria police ask for help in locating missing Port Alberni man (UPDATED)

The 55-year-old might be in the Victoria area.

17 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, August 17th – 18th

Come say hi to us Sunday at the Westshore Town Centre!
water gun

There’s a massive water gun battle happening this weekend at Fort Rodd Hill

Prove your might in the field of battle AND beat the heat!

Family cat undergoes amputation after being shot in North Saanich

Warning to North Saanich pet owners!

Two people seriously injured after early morning crash in Colwood (UPDATED)

Two people were seriously injured. Avoid the area.

Victoria Police issue urgent appeal to find missing 40-year-old man

He is visiting from out of town and has a medical condition that requires medication.

23-year-old man arrested for throwing rocks at tubers on Cowichan River

Police are looking for more possible victims and witnesses.

RCMP make an arrest after a break and enter at the Modeste Smoke Shop

They found the suspect half an hour later with stolen items in his possession.

5 things to do in and around Victoria today, Monday August 12th

Wakey, wakey - Monday has arrived!

Beaver Lake closed to swimming after algae bloom detected

Visitors are advised to keep animals on a leash to prevent them from drinking or swimming in the lake.

8 things to do in and around Victoria this weekend, August 10th – 11th

From little planes to dazzling fireworks!

Victoria’s Largest Little Air Show is happeing this weekend

A must see event for kids and adults alike!

20-year-old UVic student remains in coma after hit-and-run in Saanich

Her family released a statement to media today.

Search and Rescue locate body of missing 64-year-old North Saanich man

Police are looking to speak to anyone who may have saw him on Sunday.
Victoria Police Needle

Suspect sought after 89-year-old man attacked with machete in downtown Courtenay

The victim suffered multiple wounds to his face.

Police seek public’s assistance in locating a missing North Saanich man (UPDATED)

The 64-year-old may be driving a 2003 black Ford Ranger.
Victoria Police Needle

Police seek surveillance footage after Langford home robbed while residents slept

A cut screen and an unlocked window appeared to be the point of entry.

No charges will be laid against alleged Galloping Goose sexual assault suspect

Police identified him after a sketch was released.

RCMP release surveillance footage of Vancouver Island murder suspects (VIDEO)

The video shows the pair walking through a hardware store.
car festival

Nearly 300 vintage cars will be on display at the Oak Bay Collector Car...

Vintage car enthusiasts, start your engines!

RCMP have identified 3rd homicide victim and charged teens with his murder

The two Vancouver Island teens are still on the run.

West Shore RCMP dealing with a police incident on Station Ave in Langford (UPDATED)

Residents who live in the area are asked to stay inside their homes at this time.

Drunk driver arrested after crashing his truck as he fled police into oncoming traffic...

He was driving into oncoming traffic when he crashed.

Police release sketch of sexual assault suspect on Galloping Goose trail in Langford

A 16-year-old female teenager was approached by a man asking for directions.
Victoria Sunshine

5 things to do in and around Victoria today Monday, July 15th

There are plenty of FREE things to do today!

Teenage girl sexually assaulted on the Galloping Goose trail in Langford

Police are asking for the public’s help finding a suspect.

Police identify victim of suspicious death in Metchosin home

His truck was located in Oak Bay on Tuesday afternoon.

6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes north of Vancouver Island Wednesday night

No tsunamis were expected following the quake.

Child dies after being run over in driveway of Cobble Hill residence

The driver is fully cooperating with investigators.

Teenager from Lansdowne Middle School dies during field trip near Sooke

One other person remains in critical condition.

Here’s how to spot when someone might be drowning

Be safe if you're going out swimming this weekend!
Hockey Cards

Victoria Police search for owner of hockey card collection

They're associated with a “Ryan Thomas”