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Faith Gibson (right) has won a $6.2 million class-action settlement from the makers of Paxil

Surrey woman part of $6.2-million Paxil award

Faith Gibson takes GlaxoSmithKline to task over the prescription medication for anxiety and depression she took while pregnant.

Faith Gibson (right) has won a $6.2 million class-action settlement from the makers of Paxil
VPD Const. Jim Fisher receives an award for his work. He has now been charged with several sex charges.

VPD sex crimes cop busted for sexual assault

Vancouver Police Chief Adam Palmer calls arrest 'very troubling news.'

VPD Const. Jim Fisher receives an award for his work. He has now been charged with several sex charges.
Pascale Makortoff was excited to see her lost cat

The mysterious 560-km trek of Pharfalla the cat

She started out in Switzerland, but got lost in McLeese Lake BC, and was found at a Guildford home this month

Pascale Makortoff was excited to see her lost cat
Surrey Firefighters in Hazmat training.

When a pipeline breaks

A U.S. expert is coming to Surrey Tuesday to discuss how to reduce the damage when the unthinkable happens

Surrey Firefighters in Hazmat training.
Eliminating crime

Eliminating crime

New book looks at the seven essentials to beating back the criminal element

Eliminating crime
Authorities say marijuana grow ops cause problems in homes regardless of whether they were run criminally or by licensed medical pot users.

Medical marijuana grow-ops to move out of homes

Federal government announces that commercial growers will sell all medical pot by 2014.

Authorities say marijuana grow ops cause problems in homes regardless of whether they were run criminally or by licensed medical pot users.
South Surrey's Bob de Wit (left) is replacing Peter Simpson as CEO of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association.

Change of leadership at the GVHBA

Peter Simpson is retiring from the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association, leaving the CEO position to South Surrey's Bob de Wit

South Surrey's Bob de Wit (left) is replacing Peter Simpson as CEO of the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association.
Surrey Fire Chief Len Garis was surprised to learn that only three in 10 homes in B.C. have functioning smoke alarms.  He wants to improve that statistic with a strong awareness and education program.

Needless fire deaths targeted

Surrey and the province to crack down on lack of functioning smoke alarms in homes.

Surrey Fire Chief Len Garis was surprised to learn that only three in 10 homes in B.C. have functioning smoke alarms.  He wants to improve that statistic with a strong awareness and education program.
BC has approved a regional waste management plan that includes the use of garbage incinerators.

Province approves regional waste plan

Controversial incinerators are part of the mix.

BC has approved a regional waste management plan that includes the use of garbage incinerators.
Yashpal Mehay brothers-in-law Bhagwant Sandi (right) and Kulwant Sandi speak to the media regarding their mysterious disappearance of Yashpal.

Family pleas for help finding Surrey man missing for 2 years

Police describe the 2009 disappearance of Yashpal Mehay as a true 'mystery.'

Yashpal Mehay brothers-in-law Bhagwant Sandi (right) and Kulwant Sandi speak to the media regarding their mysterious disappearance of Yashpal.