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An out-of-town driver was pulled over and fined twice for distracted driving within the span of eight minutes and six blocks on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

Driver fined twice in eight minutes

An out-of-town visitor was pulled over and issued two separate tickets for distracted driving this week — in the span of eight minutes, and just six blocks.

K.J. Apa. (Handout Photo)

Riverdale star involved in late-night crash

K.J. Apa, who stars on the Vancouver-filmed CW series Riverdale, reportedly fell asleep at the wheel and was involved in a late-night car-accident last week while driving home after 16-hours on set.

Nathan and Sabrina Drover at their Vancouver, BC home Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The Drovers were in the process of moving from New Brunswick to Vancouver when the U-Haul containing all their possessions was stolen in Abbotsford. (Photo by Jason Payne/ Postmedia Network)

Thieves steal everything from U-Haul

A young New Brunswick couple that recently moved across the country to B.C. is doing their best to stay positive after a U-Haul packed with all their belongings – including irreplaceable family mementos – was stolen in Abbotsford, just hours before reaching their new home in Vancouver.

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver speaks to media as Premier John Horgan and looks on following the legislation announcement banning union and corporate donations to political parties during a press conference at Legislature in Victoria, B.C., on Monday, September 18, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

Horgan defends flip-flop on subsidies

Premier John Horgan admitted Tuesday his new bill to provide public subsidies to political parties was not what he campaigned for in the last election, but argued it is still an appropriate use of taxpayer dollars.

Handout image of Daniel Alphonse Paul, whom police are treating as a suspect in the slaying of Rose Paul. Rose Paul was found head on March 3, 2015, in the east Vancouver home that she shared with Daniel Paul and her five children. (Vancouver Police Department handout)

Man killed woman, lived with body: Crown

A Vancouver man beat his girlfriend to death in his apartment and then lived with the decomposed body for several weeks, attempting to conceal the murder, a prosecutor said Monday.

Artist's conception of proposed secondary treatment plant in North Vancouver. Photo for a Larry Pynn story on the proposed new Lions Gate secondary-treatment sewage plant. (Metro Vancouver handout)

New sewage plant could produce energy

Metro Vancouver’s board will decide this week whether to spend $17.9 million on a system to capture thermal energy from treated sewage at the new North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant.

Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. (Kim Stallknecht/Postmedia File Photo)

Measures to reduce court delays

Canada’s justice ministers plan to tackle court delays by reducing the number of preliminary inquiries, changing bail rules and reforming mandatory minimum sentences.

Downtown Vancouver reflecting off the glass-like surface of False Creek early in the morning. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Average 1-bedroom rental now $2,020

The average rental price of a one-bedroom apartment in Vancouver has gone up yet again in what some might call the least surprising piece of news this week.