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Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in 2017, and her body was found in Mission.

Charges to be announced in 2017 murder of Abbotsford woman

Update in killing of Chelsey Gauthier, 22, to be provided on Saturday

Chelsey Gauthier of Abbotsford was killed in 2017, and her body was found in Mission.
A driver who was trying to evade police early Friday morning (Sept. 9) in Abbotsford crashed into a house. (Abbotford Police Department photo)

Prolific offender charged after fleeing police and crashing into house in Abbotsford

Police say driver was towing a trailer that had beens stolen from Mission

A driver who was trying to evade police early Friday morning (Sept. 9) in Abbotsford crashed into a house. (Abbotford Police Department photo)
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Police cleared in death of man who fell from Mission Bridge

Independent Investigations Office says no wrongdoing by officers in July incident

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Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).

Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley participants receive official jerseys

Annual fundraiser for childhood cancer research and services runs Sept. 21-29

Upper Fraser Valley RCMP Sgt. Krista Vrolyk and Thar hang out in Abbotsford on Wednesday (Sept. 7) during the jersey presentation for participants in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Valley. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News).
Police were on scene Thursday, Sept. 1 for a stabbing at the Balsam Apartments on McCallum Road in Abbotsford. The victim later died in hospital. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford-Mission records same number of killings as 2008 ‘murder capital’ stats

Area has seen a combined 10 homicides so far this year, 8 of them in Abbotsford

Police were on scene Thursday, Sept. 1 for a stabbing at the Balsam Apartments on McCallum Road in Abbotsford. The victim later died in hospital. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Tyler Wiebe, shown with his two daughters, was stabbed to death on Sept. 1 in Abbotsford.

Online fundraiser started for family of Abbotsford murder victim

Tyler Wiebe was fatally stabbed on Sept. 1; no charges laid yet

Tyler Wiebe, shown with his two daughters, was stabbed to death on Sept. 1 in Abbotsford.
Police are on the scene of a fatal stabbing at the Balsam Apartments at 1968 McCallum Rd. in Abbotsford on Thursday night (Sept. 1). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

UPDATE: Stabbing in Abbotsford now declared a homicide

Suspect is in custody, but motive has not yet been determined

Police are on the scene of a fatal stabbing at the Balsam Apartments at 1968 McCallum Rd. in Abbotsford on Thursday night (Sept. 1). (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Child sex offender Shaun Deacon has been sentenced for shoplifting and breaching his conditions in April. (Photo courtesy of the Abbotsford Police Department)

Child sex offender sentenced for shoplifting and breaches in Abbotsford

Police issued a public warning about Shaun Deacon in March after his release from jail

Child sex offender Shaun Deacon has been sentenced for shoplifting and breaching his conditions in April. (Photo courtesy of the Abbotsford Police Department)
Shirley Wilson with her son Jacob, who died of a fentanyl overdose last November.

Abbotsford trustee speaks out about son’s overdose death to help others

Shirley Wilson says her son, Jacob, was ‘more than a statistic’

Shirley Wilson with her son Jacob, who died of a fentanyl overdose last November.
Jagvir Malhi, 19, was killed in a shooting on Nov. 12, 2018 in Abbotsford.

Trial slated for man accused of 2018 killing of Jagvir Malhi in Abbotsford

Tyrel Quesnelle charged with shooting on Ross Road, as well as 2017 homicide in Surrey

Jagvir Malhi, 19, was killed in a shooting on Nov. 12, 2018 in Abbotsford.
Police executed a search warrant Aug. 23 at a home on Hemlock Street in Abbotsford, where they discovered a meth lab. The investigation is continuing. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)

More than 10 kilos of drugs seized from meth lab in Abbotsford

Police continuing to investigate after search warrant executed Aug. 23

Police executed a search warrant Aug. 23 at a home on Hemlock Street in Abbotsford, where they discovered a meth lab. The investigation is continuing. (Abbotsford Police Department photo)
Police had roads blocked Friday afternoon (Aug. 26) in the area of Bourquin Crescent and Ware Street near Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford after a stabbing in the area. (Screengrab from Facebook video)

Charges laid in relation to stabbing near Abbotsford park

Victim, 20, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in incident on Friday afternoon

Police had roads blocked Friday afternoon (Aug. 26) in the area of Bourquin Crescent and Ware Street near Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford after a stabbing in the area. (Screengrab from Facebook video)
The Abbotsford Police Department has released this sketch of the suspect in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday, Aug. 15.

Abbotsford Police release drawing of suspect in attempted child abduction

Major crime unit continues to investigate incident that took place Aug. 15

The Abbotsford Police Department has released this sketch of the suspect in an attempted child abduction that occurred on Monday, Aug. 15.
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Two-day heat wave expected for eastern Fraser Valley

Temperatures expected to reach highs of 35 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday

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The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Woman charged with infanticide in death of her baby in Abbotsford

Homicide team investigated after infant died in May 2021

The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Randy “Elvis” Friskie, shown here perfoming in 2018, says he is on his deathbed on a cot in a hallway at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)

Elvis impersonator says he is on deathbed in hallway at Abbotsford hospital

‘No dignity in it whatsoever,’ says Randy Friskie, who has liver disease

Randy “Elvis” Friskie, shown here perfoming in 2018, says he is on his deathbed on a cot in a hallway at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

No jail time suggested for man in Abbotsford who posted topless photos of ex-girlfriend

Man to be sentenced later on charge of criminal harassment

The Abbotsford Law Courts (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. (Facebook photo)

Two die in Abbotsford when stolen car crashes during police pursuit

Vehicle was believed to be linked to recent violent crime in another area

A fatal crash occurred Sunday afternoon in the 31900 block of Maclure Road in Abbotsford while police were in pursuit of a stolen vehicle. (Facebook photo)
Repeat offender Taylor Dueck has been sentenced for a sexual offence in Hatzic in March 2020.

Repeat sex offender sentenced for crime against teen in Mission

Taylor Dueck has history of violent sexual assaults in Abbotsford

Repeat offender Taylor Dueck has been sentenced for a sexual offence in Hatzic in March 2020.
The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.

Abbotsford International Airshow celebrates 60th anniversary

US Air Force Thunderbirds among highlights of event from Aug. 5 to 7

The USAF Thunderbirds take to the skies at 12:15 p.m. on Aug. 6 and 7 at the Abbotsford International Airshow.