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  • 'Glee' fans turn to social media to mourn show's star

    July 14, 2013 1:38 AM

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Police said Cory Monteith, the star of the hit show "Glee," was found dead in a hotel room Saturday. Minutes after the news was posted to the internet, fans took to the television program's Facebook page to leave an ever expanding list of sympathy. "I... more »
  • Canadian rescued after pinned in junk-filled home

    January 18, 2013 12:55 PM

    BURNABY, British Columbia - A Canadian man in his 70s was severely dehydrated after being pinned for several days under debris in his home that had piled up almost to the ceiling. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Tuesday a man called to report that he had not seen his... more »
  • Beauty queen pleads guilty over riot

    January 8, 2013 7:26 PM

    A former beauty queen who was one of the highest profile participants in the Vancouver, Canada Stanley Cup riots in 2011 pleaded guilty for her role. Sophie Laboissooiere took part in the riot after the Vancouver Canucks lost in the National Hockey League final. She was not in court when... more »
  • Canada police: Notes found in body parts packages

    June 6, 2012 12:26 PM

    MONTREAL - Police in Canada say notes were included in mailed packages containing body parts after the videotaped killing and dismemberment of a Chinese student. Montreal Police Cmdr. Ian Lafreniere said Wednesday that one note was in the package opened last week at the ruling Conservative Party headquarters. He did... more »
  • Rob Zombie directs Woolite commercial

    April 18, 2011 12:28 PM

    VANCOUVER - The guy who brought us "House of 1,000 Corpses" now cares about cleaning your delicates. Rob Zombie says on his web site he had "a very odd directing gig" in Vancouver, which he describes as "A very scary TV commercial for Woolite called 'The Torturer.'Yes, I said... more »
  • Studio: 'Twilight' to film in La., Vancouver

    July 10, 2010 11:05 AM

    Part of the next two "Twilight" movies about supernatural teen romance will be filmed in Baton Rouge. The Advocate and The Advertiser of Lafayette both reported on their Web sites Friday that Summit Entertainment LLC confirmed that it will produce the two parts of "Breaking Dawn" in Baton Rouge and... more »
  • Luge federation: 'No single reason' caused death

    April 19, 2010 5:53 AM

    The international luge federation says there's "no single reason" that caused the death of Georgian racer Nodar Kumaritashvili in a training run at the Vancouver Olympics. The sport's governing body says "what happened to Nodar has been an unforeseeable fatal accident." During training in February, only hours before the opening... more »

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