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Aaliyah Rosa. File photo

Crown says murder of B.C. girl, 7, by accused mother was planned, deliberate

The trial of KerryAnn Lewis began Monday in New Westminster

Aaliyah Rosa. File photo
Stacey Darren Alec pleaded guilty to three charges relating to child pornography at the Vernon law courts Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)

Guilty plea in child porn charges for Vernon man

The man in his 50s will appear for sentencing Nov. 9

Stacey Darren Alec pleaded guilty to three charges relating to child pornography at the Vernon law courts Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Caitlin Clow - Morning Star)
(Kamloops this Week)

Grandfather accused of using grandchild to make child porn residing in Salmon Arm area

66-year-old’s offences alleged to have taken place in Kamloops

  • Oct 22, 2020
(Kamloops this Week)
The body of Natsumi Kogawa, 30, was found in the Gabriola Mansion on Davie Street, Vancouver, in September 2016. Vernon man William Schneider, who was found guilty of second-degree murder, now awaits the decision of his appeal hearing Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department photo)

No decision yet for Vernon man appealing murder sentence

William Victor Schneider was convicted in relation to Natsumi Kogawa’s death in 2016

The body of Natsumi Kogawa, 30, was found in the Gabriola Mansion on Davie Street, Vancouver, in September 2016. Vernon man William Schneider, who was found guilty of second-degree murder, now awaits the decision of his appeal hearing Monday, Oct. 19, 2020. (Vancouver Police Department photo)
A man charged with aggravated assault in an April 2, 2019 stabbing in Sicamous was sentenced at the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Oct. 13, 2020. (File photo)

Man under meth psychosis who stabbed mother sentenced in Shuswap

Several people witnessed 2019 stabbing in Sicamous, man apologizes to mother in court

A man charged with aggravated assault in an April 2, 2019 stabbing in Sicamous was sentenced at the Salmon Arm Law Courts on Oct. 13, 2020. (File photo)
B.C.’s court of appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New trial ordered for woman accused of sexually assaulting teen in Surrey

Ruth Marisol Sanhueza, who had been found guilty of sexual assault and sexual interference, has won her appeal in court

B.C.’s court of appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
B.C.’s Court of Appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

2 men appeal convictions in Surrey Six slayings

They were convicted of murdering six people in suite 1505 of the Balmoral Tower in Whalley on Oct. 19, 2007

B.C.’s Court of Appeal is in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
John Michael Aronson. (RCMP photo)

Prolific Kelowna offender on trial for alleged police chase resulting in crash

John Michael Aronson is facing several charges for allegedly leading police on a pursuit while his licence was suspended

John Michael Aronson. (RCMP photo)
Jeremy Czechowski leaving Kelowna Law Courts after a day in court in 2018. (File)

Appeal for new trial by West Kelowna man convicted of rape dismissed

Jeremey Robert Czechowski was convicted in 2019

Jeremy Czechowski leaving Kelowna Law Courts after a day in court in 2018. (File)
Vernon law courts. (Black Press file photo)

Two charged with attempted murder in Vernon stabbing to return to court

Charges of Jordan Kupser and Brennan Metlewsky stem from 2017 stabbing incident

Vernon law courts. (Black Press file photo)
Kamloops RCMP held a perimeter around a Dallas neighbourhood on Feb. 14, 2019,, stopping residents from accessing their homes from Dallas Drive. Police were investigating a robbery and kidnapping, with assailants and victims involved in the drug trade in the city. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES

Guilty verdict in Kamloops kidnapping trial

B.C. Supreme Court Justice found Michael Mathieson guilty on a number of charges

  • Oct 9, 2020
Kamloops RCMP held a perimeter around a Dallas neighbourhood on Feb. 14, 2019,, stopping residents from accessing their homes from Dallas Drive. Police were investigating a robbery and kidnapping, with assailants and victims involved in the drug trade in the city. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES
Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Kelowna man jailed 9 months for possessing up to 12,000 child porn files

Terry Krock also given three year probation, will register as sex offender

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)
Penticton law courts. (File photo)

Penticton man accused of attacking two young Kaleden boys back in court

Brian Lamb will remain behind bars until at least Oct. 14

Penticton law courts. (File photo)
(Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)

Kelowna man injured during arrest sues RCMP

Supreme Court civil claim alleges Dustin Blondin was the victim of an ‘unprovoked attack’

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News file)
Mounties cordoned off an area in Dallas on Feb. 14, 2019, as they worked on finding two men wanted in connected with a drug-related robbery and kidnapping. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW FILE

Kamloops Mounties happened upon alleged gang-related robbery, kidnapping

Michael Mathieson is charged with armed robbery, unlawful confinement and kidnapping

  • Sep 24, 2020
Mounties cordoned off an area in Dallas on Feb. 14, 2019, as they worked on finding two men wanted in connected with a drug-related robbery and kidnapping. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW FILE
Lorrie Blackmore expressed her and her family’s displeasure for what they see as a light sentence Sept. 23, 2020 in an emotional statement following Kiera Bourque being handed one year in prison for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Penticton’s Devon Blackmore. (Jesse Day - Western News)

Kiera Bourque’s sentence ‘an embarrassment’: family of deceased Penticton teen

Bourque was sentenced to one year in prison for her role in the 2017 death of Devon Blackmore

Lorrie Blackmore expressed her and her family’s displeasure for what they see as a light sentence Sept. 23, 2020 in an emotional statement following Kiera Bourque being handed one year in prison for manslaughter in the 2017 death of Penticton’s Devon Blackmore. (Jesse Day - Western News)
Mounties cordoned off an area in Dallas on Feb. 14, 2019, as they worked on finding two men wanted in connected with a drug-related robbery and kidnapping. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW FILE

Trial underway for Kamloops man charged with kidnapping

Michael Mathieson is charged with armed robbery, unlawful confinement and kidnapping

  • Sep 22, 2020
Mounties cordoned off an area in Dallas on Feb. 14, 2019, as they worked on finding two men wanted in connected with a drug-related robbery and kidnapping. Photograph By DAVE EAGLES/KTW FILE
Victoria lawyer and family law advocate Brittany Goud said it’s important that guardians try to work out any parenting disputes through mediation before taking the matter to court. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)

Pandemic prompts B.C. to suspend civil jury trials for a year

The suspension starts Sept. 28 and civil jury trials will resume Oct. 4, 2021

Victoria lawyer and family law advocate Brittany Goud said it’s important that guardians try to work out any parenting disputes through mediation before taking the matter to court. (Cliff MacArthur/provincialcourt.bc.ca)
Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)

‘Not criminally responsible’ hearing slated for man convicted of Abbotsford school stabbing

Gabriel Klein was found guilty in March of killing Letisha Reimer, 13, in 2016

Letisha Reimer, 13, was fatally stabbed at Abbotsford Senior Secondary on Nov. 1, 2016. (Facebook photo)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)

Man pleads guilty to robbing four Kelowna gas stations in 24 hours

Kyle Watts-Watling pleaded guilty to robbing four Rutland gas stations in 2019

Kelowna Law Courts. (Michael Rodriguez - Capital News)