Mother Jennifer Brooks and daughter Shayla hold documents outlining charges against a Surrey RCMP officer in the death of Hudson Brooks Tuesday morning. (Aaron Hinks photo)

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A Surrey cop charged in death of 20-year-old man, Jamie Bacon denied bail and more

1. Officer accused in death of South Surrey man elects for trial by judge and jury

The officer charged in connection with the shooting death of 20-year-old Hudson Brooks outside South Surrey RCMP detachment in 2015 had her first court day on the matter Tuesday. See more >

2. Mother of Surrey Six victim buoyed by decision to deny Jamie Bacon bail

A B.C. Supreme Court judge denied bail Tuesday morning to gangster Jamie Bacon as he awaits trial on a charge of counselling to commit murder. See more >

3. B.C. teacher suspended after student passes out from headlock

A Vancouver teacher has been suspended for four weeks after he put a female student in a headlock that left her unconscious. See more >

4. Protesters dig heels in as tree clearing set to begin at Surrey’s Hawthorne Park

On Tuesday afternoon, Surrey resident Richard Landale told the Now-Leader he was “heartbroken” as chainsaws could be heard in Hawthorne Park. He says council wants LRT “at any price – the environment is the price.” See more >

5. Second accused in $6 million roadbuilding fraud set for trial

Kirk Roberts was charged with fraud over $5,000 for a scheme that took place while he was the controller-bookeeper of Langley-based Aggressive Roadbuilders a decade ago. See more >


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