The grisly murder that horrified turn-of-the-century Victoria

The killing, committed in complete darkness on the Vic West side of the Johnson Street Bridge, drew comparisons to the work of Jack the Ripper 


GRAPHS: How crime has risen in downtown since the onset of COVID-19

By Snejana Vorona
Aug 27, 2020

While property crime is way up, other crimes are actually way down


Inside Victoria's bike theft underground

By Anna J. James
Aug 4, 2020

One trick involves thieves hacking into condo security systems to gain access to bike storage lockers


EXCLUSIVE: VicPD misconduct unit investigating alleged use of excessive force during Pandora arrest

Sean Craig
Jul 3, 2020

Witnesses said officers dragged a man 50 metres by his arms which were handcuffed around his back


EXCLUSIVE: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How Ignored Warnings at William Head Allowed A Killer to Escape

By Tori Marlan
Jun 13, 2020

Our months-long investigation into the correctional system failures now alleged to have resulted in a Metchosin man murdered in his home


The Christmas Eve Murder That Shocked 19th Century Victoria

By Tristin Hopper
Dec 24, 2019

A man was gunned down in cold blood outside a Christmas Eve mass, in what police suspected was a botched assassination


Canada’s Jack the Ripper

By Tristin Hopper
Oct 31, 2019

Victoria in 1899 was no stranger to killing, but this was a new and horrifying kind of murder