Vikki Hopes

Tolmie Road on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford was among the areas hardest hit by the recent flooding. Police arrested two men in the area on Wednesday (Dec. 15) after a farmer spotted them trying to steal equipment. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Man who tried to steal farm equipment after Abbotsford flooding has been sentenced

Kusone Robinson one of two men arrested after farmers helped police

Tolmie Road on Sumas Prairie in Abbotsford was among the areas hardest hit by the recent flooding. Police arrested two men in the area on Wednesday (Dec. 15) after a farmer spotted them trying to steal equipment. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Former ‘Myxxfest’ music festival organizer seeks $35K for alleged Abbotsford Police assault

Gary ‘Sir Johan’ Karlsen files civil claim, seeking damages for lost wages and pain and suffering

The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Two mushroom farms in the Bradner area of Abbotsford have been fined a total of $650,000 for polluting local creeks. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Two Abbotsford mushroom farms fined $650K for polluting local creeks

Effluent was ‘acutely lethal’ to fish, according to environment officials

Two mushroom farms in the Bradner area of Abbotsford have been fined a total of $650,000 for polluting local creeks. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Shaun Joshua Deacon is shown in an older photo (left) and an updated one from March 2022.

UPDATE: Child sex offender charged with theft in Abbotsford is again released from custody

Police issued public warning in March after Shaun Deacon was releaased from prison

Shaun Joshua Deacon is shown in an older photo (left) and an updated one from March 2022.
Bradley Bender

One of B.C.’s most-wanted auto thieves allegedly has loaded gun in car during Abbotsford arrest

Bradley Bender also had ‘large quantity’ of drugs in vehicle, police say

Bradley Bender
A GoFundMe campaign has begun to raise money for the parents of nine-month-old Logan Bishop of Abbotsford, who has so far had five open-heart surgeries and requires ongoing medical treatment.

5 surgeries at just 9 months old: Fundraiser launched for Abbotsford baby with heart condition

Logan Bishop, 9 months, has spent most of his life in hospital

A GoFundMe campaign has begun to raise money for the parents of nine-month-old Logan Bishop of Abbotsford, who has so far had five open-heart surgeries and requires ongoing medical treatment.
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)

VIDEO: Speedy sports car drives into Abbotsford yard; police investigating

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

Man deemed 1 of Canada’s ‘most notorious child molesters’ being released from B.C. prison

Police issue public notification about Shaun Joshua Deacon

Shaun Joshua Deacon
Hailey Townsend is making and selling yellow-and-blue bracelets to help raise money for Ukraine. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford girl raises $2,500 for Ukraine through homemade bracelet, bookmark sales

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)
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)
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.
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)
Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Hells Angels member dies while serving time in Abbotsford

Alan Knapczyk was at Matsqui Institution on 15-year sentence

Matsqui Institution in Abbotsford. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Former Abbotsford resident Curtis Nikkel, wife Liza, and kids Daniel and Diana fled their home in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine and travelled to neighbouring Moldova. (Facebook photo)

UPDATE: Former Abbotsford man makes it safely to Moldova with wife and 2 kids

Curtis Nikkel and family fled Ukraine in midst of Russian invasion

Former Abbotsford resident Curtis Nikkel, wife Liza, and kids Daniel and Diana fled their home in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine and travelled to neighbouring Moldova. (Facebook photo)
One of two men who were arrested in January 2020 after the robbery of a Subway restaurant in Abbotsford, and who were linked to 16 other Lower Mainland robberies, is back in police custody after an incident on Thursday, Feb. 24 in Abbotsford. Justin Walsh had been released from prison less than a month previously. (File photo)

Lower Mainland robber arrested less than one month after release from prison

Justin Walsh was previously charged with 16 Lower Mainland robberies, convicted of 6

One of two men who were arrested in January 2020 after the robbery of a Subway restaurant in Abbotsford, and who were linked to 16 other Lower Mainland robberies, is back in police custody after an incident on Thursday, Feb. 24 in Abbotsford. Justin Walsh had been released from prison less than a month previously. (File photo)
A pickup truck was rear-ended Wednesday afternoon on Highway 1 in Abbotsford by a driver in an SUV who was fleeing from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Driver released from hospital after being struck by SUV fleeing from police in Abbotsford

Victim in pickup truck was rear-ended on Highway 1 on Wednesday afternoon

A pickup truck was rear-ended Wednesday afternoon on Highway 1 in Abbotsford by a driver in an SUV who was fleeing from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A black SUV crashed into another vehicle on Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23) after fleeing twice from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Driver flees twice from police in Abbotsford, crashes into another car on Highway 1

Two people taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries

A black SUV crashed into another vehicle on Highway 1 in Abbotsford on Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 23) after fleeing twice from police. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)