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Voir dire court proceedings against Lisa Batstone – the mother of Teagan Batstone, pictured with her father Gabe Batstone – wrapped up in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster this week. (Tracy Holmes photo)

Judge OK’s evidence against Surrey mother charged with killing her daughter

Lisa Batstone’s second-degree murder trial to get underway Nov. 13

Voir dire court proceedings against Lisa Batstone – the mother of Teagan Batstone, pictured with her father Gabe Batstone – wrapped up in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster this week. (Tracy Holmes photo)
A new appeal for information has been issued by police investigating the August 2017 homicide of Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi. (File photo)

New appeal in Surrey teen’s torched-SUV killing

Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi’s body was found in the 18400-block of 24 Avenue on Aug. 2, 2017

A new appeal for information has been issued by police investigating the August 2017 homicide of Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi. (File photo)
Tracy Holmes photo                                Court proceedings against Lisa Batstone – the mother of Teagan Batstone, pictured with her father Gabe Batstone – continue in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster this week.

‘I just wanted her to be with Jesus’: Court hears Surrey girl’s final moments

Lisa Batstone is accused in her daughter’s death

Tracy Holmes photo                                Court proceedings against Lisa Batstone – the mother of Teagan Batstone, pictured with her father Gabe Batstone – continue in B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster this week.
Lisa Batstone (inset) is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her daughter Teagan.

Mother accused in daughter’s death said ‘I murdered her,’ officer tells court

Recording of sobbing woman played in court, after eight-year-old’s body found in South Surrey in 2014

Lisa Batstone (inset) is charged with second-degree murder in the death of her daughter Teagan.
Brandon Teixeira, 27 (inset) is being sought on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the 2017 shooting death of Nicholas Khabra, 28, in South Surrey. (RCMP photo; file photo)

Police ask Alberta residents to keep eye out for South Surrey murder suspect

Investigators believe Brandon Teixeira is still in Lower Mainland

Brandon Teixeira, 27 (inset) is being sought on a first-degree murder charge in connection with the 2017 shooting death of Nicholas Khabra, 28, in South Surrey. (RCMP photo; file photo)
Pacific Highway border crossing. (US CBP photo)

Mother of baby revived at South Surrey, U.S. border ‘so grateful’

Six-month-old stopped breathing at Pacific Highway crossing

Pacific Highway border crossing. (US CBP photo)
Emergency crews respond to a cul-de-sac south of Crescent Road in December 2014, after the body of eight-year-old Teagan Batstone was found in the back of a car. (File photo)

South Surrey mother accused of killing her eight-year-old due in court Monday

Supreme court judge to hear case against Lisa Batstone

Emergency crews respond to a cul-de-sac south of Crescent Road in December 2014, after the body of eight-year-old Teagan Batstone was found in the back of a car. (File photo)
White Rock mountain biker Elliot Jamieson celebrates a third-place finish at the Canadian Nationals Downhill competition, held in Panorama in July. (Jim Jamieson photo)

B.C. mountain biker heads to world championships

Elliot Jamieson to race in Switzerland Sunday

White Rock mountain biker Elliot Jamieson celebrates a third-place finish at the Canadian Nationals Downhill competition, held in Panorama in July. (Jim Jamieson photo)
The City of Surrey is planning a safety review of Bakerview Park following an assault Aug. 27 that left an 18-year-old (inset) with multiple injuries. (Tracy Holmes/Contributed photo)

Assault prompts safety review at South Surrey park

‘Any action we can take… we’re going to do’: parks manager

The City of Surrey is planning a safety review of Bakerview Park following an assault Aug. 27 that left an 18-year-old (inset) with multiple injuries. (Tracy Holmes/Contributed photo)
Aaron Bedard, one of the plaintiffs in the Equitas Society’s class-action lawsuit, participated in the society’s Inaugural Walk For Veterans in Burnaby in October 2017. (File photo)

Supreme Court of Canada won’t hear B.C. veterans’ lawsuit on pensions

Decision rejects argument of ‘duty of care’ for disabled veterans

Aaron Bedard, one of the plaintiffs in the Equitas Society’s class-action lawsuit, participated in the society’s Inaugural Walk For Veterans in Burnaby in October 2017. (File photo)
White Rock firefighters Evan Bird and Matt Meneghin are back-dropped by wildfire smoke. (Contributed photo)

White Rock firefighters reflect on wildfire experience

Teams deployed to help in B.C.’s Interior

White Rock firefighters Evan Bird and Matt Meneghin are back-dropped by wildfire smoke. (Contributed photo)
Tracy Holmes photo                                Bob Winston, Karen Kilbride, Deems O’Neal and Elsie Lewison plan to rally Sept. 9 at the site.

‘Eagle flocking’ rally planned at vandalized South Surrey nest site

Applicant ‘looking at environmental opportunities’: city

Tracy Holmes photo                                Bob Winston, Karen Kilbride, Deems O’Neal and Elsie Lewison plan to rally Sept. 9 at the site.
Cloverdale resident Paul Bennett in a photo posted to his Facebook page.

Fundraiser for family of slain Surrey man surpasses goal

Campaign launched following shooting death of Cloverdale’s Paul Bennett passes $50,000

Cloverdale resident Paul Bennett in a photo posted to his Facebook page.
Tracy Holmes photo                                Eleven-month-old Brian licks his lips after a drink from the once-shaded water dish on owner Leslie Davison’s lawn. The sunshade was stolen Monday.

Stolen sunshade puts damper on Lower Mainland woman’s pet-relief effort

Broken umbrella taken from White Rock lawn ‘within 10 minutes’

Tracy Holmes photo                                Eleven-month-old Brian licks his lips after a drink from the once-shaded water dish on owner Leslie Davison’s lawn. The sunshade was stolen Monday.
Jaryd Middleton (far right) and his UVic Submarine Racing Club teammates in England, with their submarine, Chinook. (UVic Submarine Racing Club photo)

B.C. man striving for success beneath the surface

Jaryd Middleton, 21, in England for international submarine competition

Jaryd Middleton (far right) and his UVic Submarine Racing Club teammates in England, with their submarine, Chinook. (UVic Submarine Racing Club photo)
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South Surrey pepper-spray assault investigated

Incident occurred Saturday night outside convenience store

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Fifteen-year-old South Surrey teen Jack Stroud died Wednesday night after he was struck by a train on Crescent Beach tracks. (File photo/Facebook photo)

High school, swim club offer counselling following train death of South Surrey teen

Elgin Park Secondary open today for students affected by ‘terrible accident’

Fifteen-year-old South Surrey teen Jack Stroud died Wednesday night after he was struck by a train on Crescent Beach tracks. (File photo/Facebook photo)
Surrey RCMP on scene of a shooting in the Clayton neighbourhood on Saturday (June 23). (Contributed photo)

‘This is not who we are as a city’: Surrey’s top cop

Officer in Charge issues statement in wake of gun violence

Surrey RCMP on scene of a shooting in the Clayton neighbourhood on Saturday (June 23). (Contributed photo)
Paul Bennett in a photo posted to his Facebook page.

Fundraiser launched for family of hockey coach killed in B.C. shooting

Online campaign aims to raise $10,000

Paul Bennett in a photo posted to his Facebook page.
Cheyenne Sekura died Feb. 22, after taking cocaine that had been laced with fentanyl. Her loved ones are sharing her story in the hopes doing so will help others. (Tracy Holmes photo)

‘My friends aren’t going to sell me stuff to hurt me’: South Surrey overdose victim

SPECIAL REPORT: First in a two-part series on Peninsula families losing a loved one to fentanyl

Cheyenne Sekura died Feb. 22, after taking cocaine that had been laced with fentanyl. Her loved ones are sharing her story in the hopes doing so will help others. (Tracy Holmes photo)