Matthew Claxton

Firefighters not at fault for pickup damaged getting out of the way: courts

Firefighters not at fault for pickup damaged getting out of the way: courts

A Langley resident sued for $5,000 after scraping her pickup

Firefighters not at fault for pickup damaged getting out of the way: courts
Drew Harkness with Mopsy, one of more than 110 adoptable dogs and cats that LAPS is hoping to send home for Christmas this year. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley shelter aims to find homes for every animal by Christmas

The I’ll Be Home For Christmas campaign seeks homes for more than 100 cats and dogs

Drew Harkness with Mopsy, one of more than 110 adoptable dogs and cats that LAPS is hoping to send home for Christmas this year. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Border jumper tossed bags out of plane before arrest at B.C. airport

Border jumper tossed bags out of plane before arrest at B.C. airport

U.S. Customs and the RCMP worked to catch the suspect

Border jumper tossed bags out of plane before arrest at B.C. airport
Flappy, a lost Muscovy duck, with Drew Harknes of LAPS. LAPS is looking for a home for the stray waterfowl. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Flappy the duck up for adoption at Langley animal shelter

It’s not just dogs and cats at the Aldergrove shelter

Flappy, a lost Muscovy duck, with Drew Harknes of LAPS. LAPS is looking for a home for the stray waterfowl. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Convicted child kidnapper remains threat to public: VPD

Convicted child kidnapper remains threat to public: VPD

Brian Abrosimo is living in Vancouver as his sentence nears its end

Convicted child kidnapper remains threat to public: VPD
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$2.9 million judgment in B.C. blueberry farm sabotage lawsuit

The new owners saw most of their farm ruined just as they took possession

Black Press Media files
Victims treated at the scene ranged in age from 15 to 83. (Shane MacKichan photo)                                Victims treated at the scene when an Aldergrove deck collapsed on April 19 ranged in age from 15 to 83. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Deck that collapsed in Aldergrove built illegally, Langley Township claims

As lawsuits fly, Township claims the deck was built in secret with no inspections

Victims treated at the scene ranged in age from 15 to 83. (Shane MacKichan photo)                                Victims treated at the scene when an Aldergrove deck collapsed on April 19 ranged in age from 15 to 83. (Shane MacKichan photo)
No bail for alleged carjacking jewelry store robber, says B.C. judge

No bail for alleged carjacking jewelry store robber, says B.C. judge

A judge turned down a request to release a man accused of a crime spree, awaiting trial

No bail for alleged carjacking jewelry store robber, says B.C. judge
Angela, the black cat, and Shirley, a tabby, were both found to have pellet gun ammunition under their skin when they are rescued by TinyKittens, said founder Shelley Roche. (TinyKittens photo)

Cats rescued from B.C. property had been shot with pellet guns

The feral cats had each been shot and had pellets embedded in them

Angela, the black cat, and Shirley, a tabby, were both found to have pellet gun ammunition under their skin when they are rescued by TinyKittens, said founder Shelley Roche. (TinyKittens photo)
Jessica Yaniv speaks at a Langley Township council meeting in the spring of 2019. (Screengrab)

Estheticians can’t be forced to wax male genitals, B.C. tribunal rules

Langley transgender woman Jessica Yaniv was ordered to pay three salon owners $2,000 each

Jessica Yaniv speaks at a Langley Township council meeting in the spring of 2019. (Screengrab)
Weapons and replicas seized at a Langley home during a Surrey RCMP raid on Oct. 10, 2019.

Guns, crossbows, swords, ammo seized in raid on Fraser Valley home

Weapons also included stun guns and replica firearms

Weapons and replicas seized at a Langley home during a Surrey RCMP raid on Oct. 10, 2019.
Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge

Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge

The Mayors’ Council voting guide outlines party promises on transit

Conservatives alone on lack of TransLink funding pledge
Conor D’Monte is wanted for murder in the 2009 shooting death of Red Scorpion Kevin Leclair. (Bolo Program)

$100,000 reward for B.C. gangster extended to United States

Police belive fugitive Conor D’Monte may be in the Los Angeles area

Conor D’Monte is wanted for murder in the 2009 shooting death of Red Scorpion Kevin Leclair. (Bolo Program)
Scheer rallies Conservative supporters in Fraser Valley

Scheer rallies Conservative supporters in Fraser Valley

Andrew Scheer drew a huge crowd of supporters 10 days before the federal election

Scheer rallies Conservative supporters in Fraser Valley
Avery Levely-Flescher (left) and Brandy Petrie (right) were the victims in a Sept. 1, 2017 shooting in Langley.Travis MacPhail, 21, of Aldergrove was charged.

Guilty plea in Lower Mainland double homicide

The suspect arrested near the scene of a 2017 slaying has pleaded guilty

Avery Levely-Flescher (left) and Brandy Petrie (right) were the victims in a Sept. 1, 2017 shooting in Langley.Travis MacPhail, 21, of Aldergrove was charged.
Weed-killer sabotage claimed in B.C. blueberry farm lawsuit

Weed-killer sabotage claimed in B.C. blueberry farm lawsuit

The owners of a Langley farm are suing over the death of their crops

Weed-killer sabotage claimed in B.C. blueberry farm lawsuit
Langley RCMP say they’ve had a significant number of local child pornography investigations recently.

Child porn investigations stress Lower Mainland RCMP detachment

A steady stream of investigations is keeping police busy

Langley RCMP say they’ve had a significant number of local child pornography investigations recently.
Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in lethal youth overdose investigation: RCMP

Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in lethal youth overdose investigation: RCMP

Officers are still investigating the death of the 14-year-old Langley boy

Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in lethal youth overdose investigation: RCMP
Tamara Jansen. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley Conservative candidate stays quiet after blackface controversy

Tamara Jansen has not spoken to the media since Thursday

Tamara Jansen. (Langley Advance Times files)
Photos surface of Conservative candidate at B.C. event with people in blackface

Photos surface of Conservative candidate at B.C. event with people in blackface

The controversial “Black Peter” character has been a feature at Sinterklaas celebrations

Photos surface of Conservative candidate at B.C. event with people in blackface