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Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge died in a motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)

Crown recommends jail time for man convicted of fatal motorcycle crash in Abbotsford

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge died July 13, 2018 after motorcycle rear-ended SUV

Megan Kinnee, 19, of Maple Ridge died in a motorcycle crash in Abbotsford on July 13, 2018. (Facebook photo)
Chad Colivas was fatally shot in Abbotsford on March 21, 2022.

GoFundMe campaign started for family of Abbotsford man fatally shot

Money raised will go towards funeral expenses for Chad Colivas

Chad Colivas was fatally shot in Abbotsford on March 21, 2022.
Chad Colivas, 41, has been identified as the victim of the fatal shooting Monday night (March 21) in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)

Police say Abbotsford fatal shooting not linked to gang conflict

Chad Colivas, 41, identified as victim of killing on Monday night

Chad Colivas, 41, has been identified as the victim of the fatal shooting Monday night (March 21) in Abbotsford. (Facebook photo)
Video footage captured a driver speeding around a corner and crossing over a sidewalk into a front yard on Saturday (March 19) in west Abbotsford. (Screenshot from video)

Police search for driver of speedy sports car driven into Abbotsford yard

Driver speeds around corner and crosses sidewalk into front yard

Video footage captured a driver speeding around a corner and crossing over a sidewalk into a front yard on Saturday (March 19) in west Abbotsford. (Screenshot from video)
A gun was found in the vehicle of a driver who had allegedly pointed it when the buyer of some items on Facebook Marketplace was unhappy with the sale. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Seller on Facebook Marketplace allegedly points gun at unhappy buyer in Abbotsford

When pair met in person in public location, the buyer wanted his money back

A gun was found in the vehicle of a driver who had allegedly pointed it when the buyer of some items on Facebook Marketplace was unhappy with the sale. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
Investigators were on scene Friday afternoon (March 18) after a cyclist was killed following a collision with a vehicle in the 2500 block of McCallum Road. (Photo by Shane MacKichan)

Cyclist killed in collision with vehicle in Abbotsford

Crash took place Friday afternoon on McCallum Road and Switzer Avenue

Investigators were on scene Friday afternoon (March 18) after a cyclist was killed following a collision with a vehicle in the 2500 block of McCallum Road. (Photo by Shane MacKichan)
Shaun Joshua Deacon is shown in an older photo (left) and an updated one from March 2022.

One of nation’s ‘most notorious child molesters’ being released in Abbotsford

Police issue public notification about Shaun Joshua Deacon

Shaun Joshua Deacon is shown in an older photo (left) and an updated one from March 2022.
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl sells homemade bracelets and bookmarks, raising more than $5,000 for Ukraine

11-year-old has help from friend to collect donations for UNICEF emergency fund

Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)
Chase Bodell of Abbotsford was located deceased after he was reported missing.

UPDATE: Missing Abbotsford teen has been found deceased

Chase Bodell, 17, was reported missing after he was last seen Tuesday morning

Chase Bodell of Abbotsford was located deceased after he was reported missing.
A former Abbotsford high school teacher has been given a lifetime ban on teaching. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Lifetime teaching ban given to educator who sexually assaulted a youth in Abbotsford

High school teacher Henry Kang was sentenced in December 2020

A former Abbotsford high school teacher has been given a lifetime ban on teaching. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford woman wins $20K grant to film Hotdogs for Life documentary

Project will feature Skully White, who donated kidney to customer in 2020

Lizzy Elliott of Abbotsford has received a $20,000 grant to film a documentary on Skully White, owner of the gourmet hotdog business Lullys Food Experience. White donated a kidney to a customer in 2020. (Submitted photo)
Net Zero Waste Abbotsford is facing possible penalties for alleged non-compliance issues under the Environmental Management Act. (PHOTO: Net Zero Waste Abbotsford)

Net Zero Waste Abbotsford will appeal environment penalties, says CEO

Company faces fines for alleged non-compliance with the Environmental Management Act

Net Zero Waste Abbotsford is facing possible penalties for alleged non-compliance issues under the Environmental Management Act. (PHOTO: Net Zero Waste Abbotsford)
Deepak Sharma of Abbotsford has been sentenced for the sexual assault of one of his cab passengers in West Vancouver in January 2019.

No jail time for former Abbotsford Hindu temple president convicted of sexual assault

Deepak Sharma receives house arrest for assaulting passenger when he was a cab driver

Deepak Sharma of Abbotsford has been sentenced for the sexual assault of one of his cab passengers in West Vancouver in January 2019.
The Air 1 police helicopter tracked a fleeing driver from Abbotsford to Chilliwack on March 3. (Dale Klippenstein/Abbotsford Police Department)

Driver flees from police in Abbotsford and tracked by helicopter to Chilliwack

Joseph Zaworski arrested and charged with four offences

The Air 1 police helicopter tracked a fleeing driver from Abbotsford to Chilliwack on March 3. (Dale Klippenstein/Abbotsford Police Department)
An Abbotsford Police vehicle was hit head-on by a fleeing driver March 3 in Abbotsford. Charges have now been laid. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Fleeing driver hits police vehicle head-on in Abbotsford

No serious injuries to officer or four occupants of stolen car

An Abbotsford Police vehicle was hit head-on by a fleeing driver March 3 in Abbotsford. Charges have now been laid. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
Zlata Zolotarova with her grandmother Luyvub last September.

Abbotsford woman worried about family members in Ukraine

Zlata Zolotarova says she is staying strong for parents, brother and grandmother

Zlata Zolotarova with her grandmother Luyvub last September.
The diking system on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford is among future infrastructure upgrades that are estimated to cost $3 billion, according to the city. Several breaches to the system, which have since been repaired, occurred during the November floods. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford flood-recovery costs could hit $120M, but future upgrades estimated at $3B

City to consider various funding sources to improve dikes and other infrastructure

The diking system on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford is among future infrastructure upgrades that are estimated to cost $3 billion, according to the city. Several breaches to the system, which have since been repaired, occurred during the November floods. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
Abbotsford Police Const. Scott McClure is involved in impaired-driving investigations in his duties as a patrol officer, and is also a drug recognition expert. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)

Impaired-driving investigations are personal for Abbotsford Police officer

Const. Scott McClure hopes story of his brother helps others seek treatment

Abbotsford Police Const. Scott McClure is involved in impaired-driving investigations in his duties as a patrol officer, and is also a drug recognition expert. (PHOTO: Abbotsford Police Department)
A pickup truck was rear-ended Feb. 23 on Highway 1 in Abbotsford by a driver in an SUV who was fleeing from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford Police cleared in crash where fleeing driver hit another vehicle

Officers did not pursue driver and their actions were ‘appropriate,’ says police watchdog

A pickup truck was rear-ended Feb. 23 on Highway 1 in Abbotsford by a driver in an SUV who was fleeing from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Chris Isfled (left) of Abbotsford and friend Shawn Bjornsson of Winnipeg ran 30 kilometres across Lake Winnipeg in 2020, raising $20,000 for the Save Your Skin Foundation. This year’s event is being held virtually and invites participation from the public.

Abbotsford man battling cancer holds virtual fundraiser for Save Your Skin Foundation

Chris Isfeld and friend Shawn Bjornsson of Winnipeg hold third annual A Viking’s Challenge

Chris Isfled (left) of Abbotsford and friend Shawn Bjornsson of Winnipeg ran 30 kilometres across Lake Winnipeg in 2020, raising $20,000 for the Save Your Skin Foundation. This year’s event is being held virtually and invites participation from the public.