PHOENIX - An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection on Wednesday and his lawyers said he "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United States.
Perhaps bank robbers have learned their ways, have been jailed, or are taking a holiday. No matter what the reason, bank robberies have just about disappeared as a category of crime in the City of Vancouver this year.
The Gambier Island Conservancy says it’s prepared to take the provincial government to court over plans to sell off sections of the island’s logging rights — with residents demanding the process be stopped and reviewed.
An association representing midwives in B.C. has pulled its clinical education services for practicum students as part of job action to demand better funding.
The province should dissolve the use of microbeads used in soaps and other products, according to BC NDP critic for environment Spencer Chandra Herbert.
The mother of a Peruvian woman who claims Mike Duffy is the father of her daughter says the suspended senator has acknowledged paternity.
A British Columbia-developed application to help improve care and support for people with inherited bleeding and blood cell disorders was launched Wednesday at B.C. Children’s Hospital.
Statistic Canada says fewer crimes were reported to Canadian police last year than in 2012 — the 10th consecutive annual decrease — but there was an increase in reports of sexual offences against children.
Two teenage girls from Lake Manitoba First Nation have been charged for allegedly assaulting referees during a playoff hockey game northwest of Winnipeg on March 30.
Mounties have charged a Burnaby man for allegedly leaving Canada to join Islamist fighters in Syria.
A Dutch air force transport plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner took off on Wednesday from an airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv for the Netherlands.
TransLink has suspended one of its employees after an hours-long SkyTrain service disruption Monday — the second one in less than a week.
Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.
German astronaut Alexander Gerst called it his saddest photo yet.
Militant Islamists with fighting experience in Syria may be planning an attack in Norway in the coming days, police said on Thursday, as they deployed armed units at borders, airports and railway stations.
Meerkats are the latest animal to greet guests at the Edmonton Valley Zoo.
Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Tel Aviv to push ceasefire talks.
Two kayakers had a whale of a time off the coast of Argentina recently.
A Winnipeg teen has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after admitting to a single “sucker punch” that killed another teen at a high school football party.