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Sickening animal abuse in Chilliwack, a freak accident in Kamloops and more you need to know

1. B.C. child killer too much of a threat for escorted outings, Crown says

The brutal nature of the crimes committed by a man who stabbed his daughter to death and smothered his two sons means he poses too much of a threat to be allowed escorted outings into the community, a Crown lawyer says. See more >

2. Chilliwack chicken catchers accused of ‘torturing’ birds in undercover videos

The undercover video shows employees ripping live birds apart as well as stomping, kicking and throwing chickens. Warning: the footage in the video is disturbing. See more >

3. Croc sightings in Surrey? Nope, just a tire, police say

Two calls have now come into Surrey RCMP about a floating tire that looks like a crocodile. See more >

4. Freak accident kills Vancouver man

A Vancouver-area man is dead following a freak accident during a weekend pistol competition at a Kamloops shooting range. See more >

5. Father’s Day comes second behind mom: study

Dear old dad doesn’t get the same level of celebration as mom does on her special day, according to a study released by RetailMeNot on Tuesday. See more >


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