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Police seek witnesses to alleged impaired driver in Sidney

The driver was seen driving erratically on East Saanich Road before crashing.

Family issues public plea in locating Colwood father missing since Friday (UPDATED)

Ash Redford was last seen Friday evening at 9:30 p.m. in Colwood.

Two Vancouver Island drivers start the weekend off on the wrong foot (PHOTOS)

Not the best way to start the weekend 🙃
Victoria Police Needle

RCMP seek info on vehicle involved in a hit-and-run in Nanaimo

They are looking for a white Volkswagen Jetta with Alberta license plates with significant damage to the passenger side.

There’s a gnome hunt happening at Butchart Gardens this weekend

The little fellas have broken loose!

Police seek suspect after masked man steals from seniors while they slept

One of the residents woke up the next morning and discovered someone was in their room overnight.

RCMP looking for missing 16-year-old Port Alberni girl

Amina Moussa was last seen June 6 at approximately 11:30 a.m. when she was dropped off by taxi at a 7-11 store.

Two people on Vancouver Island have won Lotto Max’s MAXMILLIONS

Check your Lotto Max ticket - one winner is from Victoria!

Alcohol believed to be a factor in fatal Malahat crash

"Alcohol is believed to be a factor in this fatal collision and police investigators are gathering evidence as to the level of impairment of the female driver and any driving evidence observed by witnesses."

Dashcam captures dramatic crash on highway in Saanich (VIDEO)

Luckily, there were no serious injures.

Several orcas just spotted in Victoria’s Inner Harbour (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

We hear they are still there if you want to catch a glimpse!

Rollover crash on Pat Bay Highway snarls traffic near Swartz Bay ferry terminal (UPDATED)

Traffic is down to single lane in both directions.

Police dealing with mental health crisis near Beacon Hill Park (UPDATED)

Police are advising to avoid the area.

Fire crews responding to large blaze at Duncan apartment building

Nearly a dozen ambulances were called in and two medical helicopters

40-year-old cyclist injured after colliding with Nanaimo RCMP cruiser

The incident occurred when the cyclist rode through a stop sign

There’s a record-setting jackpot up for grabs in tonight’s Lotto Max draw

$110 million in prize money is up for grabs!

Woman stabbed multiple times in Colwood home

A female suspect was arrested for aggravated assault.

Woman taken to hospital after crashing in Esquimalt parking lot

Her driver’s license was seized pending a review.

RCMP looking for missing 17-year-old Langford teen (UPDATED)

His family are very concerned about his health and well-being.
Victoria Police Needle

Man suffers potentially “life-altering injuries” after attack in Beacon Hill Park

The assault occurred at around 1 a.m. on Saturday.

John Mellencamp is coming to Victoria in November

His 20-city Canadian tour is dubbed Sad Clowns & Hillbillies

RCMP searching for two missing men last seen in Ucluelet

Family members tell Victoria Buzz they potentially were heading towards Jordan River.

Northbound traffic at McKenzie interchange will shift to new lanes this weekend (VIDEO)

These lane shifts will allow crews to excavate the existing highway down and construct the overpass across the highway.

Malahat could be closed until 10 PM following rollover crash (UPDATED)

A small fuel truck has crashed and is leaking fuel in the southbound lane

Police release photo of suspected groper in Langford Canadian Tire

He allegedly groped a woman in a "sexual manner" while she was shopping

Police issue alert for missing 75-year-old woman with dementia (UPDATED)

She was last seen in the James Bay neighbourhood around noon today

Police release description of Beacon Hill Park stabbing suspects

After being stabbed, the man was able to get away and seek medical attention

Suspect arrested in connection with 1987 murder of young Saanich couple (VIDEO)

BREAKING: A 55-year-old man from the SeaTac area has been arrested

Police renew search for woman who vanished 13 years ago

The last confirmed sighting of Belinda Cameron was at the Shoppers Drug Mart in Esquimalt
CANADIAN MONEY

Cash found on Hillside Avenue turned over to police

The money was found on March 23

24-year-old man dies in rollover crash in Chemainus

He was ejected from the vehicle during the incident
RCMP Sooke

Woman’s body discovered in the water on Salt Spring Island

The body of a woman in her 30s was found in Ganges Harbour

Cougar found in Saanich neighbourhood tranquilized and to be relocated

The big cat was spotted several times over the weekend
Victoria Police

Armed man taken into custody in Esquimalt with help of crisis teams

He was taken into custody and transported to the hospital for evaluation

Multiple cougar sightings in Saanich prompt police warning

The first cougar was spotted on West Saanich Road near Old West Saanich Road

Garbage truck snaps off power pole on Burnside Road at Harriet

Avoid the intersection of Harriet and Burnside

Police looking for suspect after robbery with firearm in Esquimalt

Investigators are asking witnesses or those with information to contact them

‘CORTEO’ by Cirque du Soleil is coming to Victoria

Get carried away with life!

Here’s why a seal is behind caution tape at Gonzales beach (PHOTOS)

The BC SPCA's Wild Animal Rehabilitation Centre has put up caution tape to discourage people from approaching the animal

Victoria Shamrocks add Toronto Rock star Rob Hellyer for 2018 season

The National Lacrosse League star led his previous team in points!

CFIA issues recall for pre-packaged greens sold in BC

A possible Listeria contamination is to blame

Protection services officer awarded after an incredible act of bravery on the job

Charles Kraeling was able to wrestle and disarm a knife-wielding man at Cowichan District Hospital

Pagliacci’s Restaurant has reopened after 3 months of renovations

One of Victoria's favourite restaurants is renovated and ready for business
Hiking Victoria Mount Douglas

5 breathtaking views worth hiking to around Victoria

Let us know which ones we've missed ⛰️
RCMP Sooke

Nanaimo RCMP looking for driver involved in hit-and-run

An 80-year-old woman suffered minor bumps and bruises
RCMP Sooke

Search underway in Sooke Harbour for missing 40-year-old man (UPDATED)

The search began after a canoe and paddle were found washed up in the Sooke basin

RCMP are asking for help in locating a missing Nanaimo man (UPDATED)

Family and friends are concerned for his well-being since he has not been heard from since Sunday