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One person was arrested for assault with a weapon after allegedly dropping a log down an embankment on Jesse Island and knocking a kayaker into the water. (Photo submitted)

Man rolls log into water to capsize kayaker in Nanaimo

Incident happened off Jesse Island this past weekend

 

Royal Inland Hospital is in downtown Kamloops, at Columbia Street and Third Avenue. (Dave Eagles/Kamloops This Week)

RCMP investigate alleged assault, racism towards Kamloops nurse

The incident is said to have taken place at Royal Inland Hospital’s ER

  • Aug 10, 2022

 

One person is in custody after allegedly throwing a brick at a pregnant woman in downtown Nanaimo. The woman was struck in the stomach and rushed to hospital. (News Bulletin file photo)

Suspect throws brick at pregnant woman’s stomach in downtown Nanaimo

Individual in custody, victim rushed to hospital after attack Monday, Aug. 8

 

The H.O.P.E. Outreach volunteers are out seven nights a week lending supplies and support to sex trade workers. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Sex assault crimes increasing: Kelowna outreach program logs graphic case

The number of women in sex work has almost doubled since the start of the pandemic

The H.O.P.E. Outreach volunteers are out seven nights a week lending supplies and support to sex trade workers. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)

UPDATE: IHIT identifies victim of Abbotsford homicide as mom of two, Kamaljit Sandhu

Inderjit Singh Sandhu, 48, to be held in custody until next appearance

IHIT is investigating the death of a woman in Abbotsford on July 28. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News file)
The intersection of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street, near where a woman was set on fire early July 25. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)

Woman set on fire while sitting on sidewalk in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Police say attack targeted a vulnerable member of the community

The intersection of Dunlevy Avenue and Powell Street, near where a woman was set on fire early July 25. (Google Streetview/Screenshot)
Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)

VIDEO: Men caught on camera assaulting an angler on B.C. river

3 men jump off jet boat seen speeding on narrow stretch of river, then assault at least one person

Still from a video as a jet boat stopped after speeding on the Vedder River on July 24, 2022. Three men then got out and seriously assaulted an angler on shore. (Anonymous submitted)
Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)

25 going on 18: Happy birthday to Kamloops man badly injured in 2016 assault

Jessie’s brain injury has him believing he is forever 18

Jessie Simpson turned 25 on July 26, 2022, but due to the injuries from a 2016 attack with a metal baseball bat the young man will forever be 18. (Sue Simpson)
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Late night assault of teen in Shannon Lake,West Kelowna

West Kelowna RCMP were called shortly after 1 a.m.

(Black Press file photo.)
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Kelowna RCMP investigating assault at City Park

The assault happened at 3 p.m. near the water park

(Black Press Media stock photo)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Expert testifies force was unnecessary in Kelowna RCMP officer assault trial

The trial for the RCMP officer will resume on July 21

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)

Kamloops mom recalls brutal baseball bat attack on son, 6 years later

Mom Sue continues to fundraise to cover costs of bringing her son home on weekends

June 19, 2022 was the six year anniversary of the attack on Jessie Simpson, leaving him in a wheelchair and requiring 24/7 care (Sue Simpson/Facebook)
(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)

Kelowna RCMP search for sexual assault suspect

A woman was sexually assaulted by a stranger June 17, on Hollywood Rd. South.

(Phil McLachlan/Capital News/Stock)
Mr.S. said he knew what he was doing was wrong and caused his daughter to cry, but he continued (File Photo)

Penticton father guilty of sexually assaulting young daughter

Described as a ‘good father’ Mr.S. began assaulting his daughter a few years after gaining custody

Mr.S. said he knew what he was doing was wrong and caused his daughter to cry, but he continued (File Photo)
RCMP, Firefighters and B.C. Ambulance paramedics prepare to leave the scene after an injured man was placed in an ambulance following an alleged assault in Caledonia Park in Nanaimo on Friday, June 3. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Man taken to hospital after reportedly being beaten with a stick at Nanaimo park

Suspect arrested shortly after argument at Caledonia Park on Friday, June 3

RCMP, Firefighters and B.C. Ambulance paramedics prepare to leave the scene after an injured man was placed in an ambulance following an alleged assault in Caledonia Park in Nanaimo on Friday, June 3. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
One man is facing an assault charge that stems from the alleged beating of a Vancouver Island University interior design student at a house party in March. (Photo submitted)

Man charged in alleged homophobic assault at B.C. house party

VIU student suffered facial injuries from alleged beating in Nanaimo in March

One man is facing an assault charge that stems from the alleged beating of a Vancouver Island University interior design student at a house party in March. (Photo submitted)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Claims of wrongful arrest in assault case of Kelowna RCMP officer

Complainant Trevor Russell took the stand in court on May 26

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

‘Nothing out of the ordinary’ says Watch Commander during Kelowna RCMP assault trial

Siggy Pietrzak had to cancel his plans with the watch commander because his hand was injured

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)

Trial begins for Kelowna Mountie charged with assault

Witnesses took the stand and confirmed that they observed Pietrzak striking the complainant

A still from the video taken of a violent arrest on May 30, 2020 in downtown Kelowna. (File)
Salmon Arm RCMP are looking for dash cam or surveillance video footage that may assist with a sexual assault investigation. (File photo)

Salmon Arm RCMP seek suspect after three women reportedly groped by masked man

Incident occurred May 12 near 30th Street NE and 9th Avenue NE intersection

Salmon Arm RCMP are looking for dash cam or surveillance video footage that may assist with a sexual assault investigation. (File photo)