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In the court document showing 47-year-old Alan Charles Chapman is charged with first-degree murder in relation to the incident, Emily Caruana is named as the victim of the homicide. (Emily Caruana)

Court documents name young woman as Brentwood Bay homicide victim

Alan Charles Chapman faces first-degree murder charge in death of Emily Caruana

In the court document showing 47-year-old Alan Charles Chapman is charged with first-degree murder in relation to the incident, Emily Caruana is named as the victim of the homicide. (Emily Caruana)
Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, have filed the application for the investigation, contending there are environmental and cost consequences associated with consumers believing and acting on the “flushability” claims. (Friends of the Earth Canada)

You flush me, you #FlushMeNot: Environmental network calls for investigation into flushable wipes

Campaign says “flushability” claims of single-use flushable wipes are false and misleading

Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, have filed the application for the investigation, contending there are environmental and cost consequences associated with consumers believing and acting on the “flushability” claims. (Friends of the Earth Canada)
Surfer missing in Port Renfrew

Surfer missing in Port Renfrew

He was last seen entering the water at the North End of Pacheedaht beach

Surfer missing in Port Renfrew
The Victoria Fire Dept responded to a report of a fire at 4 a.m. Saturday inside a former business at 1322 Broad St. (Nicole Crescenzi/News staff)

Fire breaks out a block away from rubble of Plaza Hotel

Less than a week after the fire on Pandora, another one burns in downtown Victoria

The Victoria Fire Dept responded to a report of a fire at 4 a.m. Saturday inside a former business at 1322 Broad St. (Nicole Crescenzi/News staff)
Central Saanich Police outside a home in Brentwood Bay on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Keri Coles/Victoria News)

UPDATE: One dead, two in serious condition after ‘violent struggle’ at Brentwood Bay home

Central Saanich police officers and the Vancouver Island Major Crimes Unit are on scene at the home

Central Saanich Police outside a home in Brentwood Bay on Saturday, May 11, 2019. (Keri Coles/Victoria News)
Organizer Amy Bronee (right) ladles up soup with volunteers Mercedes Calvert (left), Rueben Bronee and Aaren Madden. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Soup fundraiser for Esquimalt fire victims good for the heart and soul

‘They came because they chose to make this that kind of community’

Organizer Amy Bronee (right) ladles up soup with volunteers Mercedes Calvert (left), Rueben Bronee and Aaren Madden. (Keri Coles/News staff)
This is the fourth year the awards have been held to honour community members “who have made kindness and compassion an extension of their work life by supporting people with mental health and substance use challenges.” (Black Press file photo)

Victoria judge and restaurant owner receive awards during Mental Health Week

‘Everyone is fighting a battle of some kind, we should all treat others the way we want to be treated’

This is the fourth year the awards have been held to honour community members “who have made kindness and compassion an extension of their work life by supporting people with mental health and substance use challenges.” (Black Press file photo)
The route showing 4Ever Wild’s tow back to Sidney, B.C. (marinetraffic.com)
The route showing 4Ever Wild’s tow back to Sidney, B.C. (marinetraffic.com)
The whale watching boat was reportedly taking on water near Smith Island off the Washington coast. (Google)

Updated: Rescue underway for Victoria whale watching boat off U.S. coast

Seattle Search and Rescue running rescue of 45 people on board

The whale watching boat was reportedly taking on water near Smith Island off the Washington coast. (Google)
The $1.8-million Ship Point repair project, that began in late October 2018, will be fully complete by Friday, just in time for the busy summer season. (Google)

Ship Point to reopen Friday after six-month closure for repairs

The popular walkway opens in time for busy summer season

The $1.8-million Ship Point repair project, that began in late October 2018, will be fully complete by Friday, just in time for the busy summer season. (Google)
Constables Dion Birtwistle and Markus Lueder took the stand Wednesday during the fourth week of the double murder trial for Oak Bay father Andrew Berry. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Andrew Berry’s lawyer draws comparison to Oak Bay ‘stabbing attack’ of woman earlier that year

“Nobody has been arrested or charged for it, right?’ defence lawyer asks

Constables Dion Birtwistle and Markus Lueder took the stand Wednesday during the fourth week of the double murder trial for Oak Bay father Andrew Berry. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Mifflin Wistar Gibbs’s great-great-great-grandniece, Dr. Verna Gibbs, came to Victoria from her home in San Francisco for the unveiling of the commemorative plaque. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Plaque unveiled in Victoria honours first Black person elected to public office in B.C.

Mifflin Wistar Gibbs served as a Victoria city councillor from 1866-69

Mifflin Wistar Gibbs’s great-great-great-grandniece, Dr. Verna Gibbs, came to Victoria from her home in San Francisco for the unveiling of the commemorative plaque. (Keri Coles/News staff)
A wander through the tents shows a plethora of delights from farmers’ fresh picks to local crafters’ creations. (Keri Coles/News staff)

Sunny skies for first James Bay Market of the season

Market runs rain or shine every Saturday from May to September

A wander through the tents shows a plethora of delights from farmers’ fresh picks to local crafters’ creations. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Close to a dozen firefighters from the Victoria Fire Department found a vigorous fire when they responded to a call at the Petro Canada gas station on Fairfield Road just after midnight Saturday. (City of Victoria)

Vigorous fire engulfs rear section of Victoria gas station

Close to a dozen firefighters battle the blaze to protect business and neighbouring homes

Close to a dozen firefighters from the Victoria Fire Department found a vigorous fire when they responded to a call at the Petro Canada gas station on Fairfield Road just after midnight Saturday. (City of Victoria)
Friday’s protest began at Victoria City Hall before students marched down Government Street to rally at the Legislature. (Keri Coles/News Staff)

Victoria youth continue to strike for climate justice

Sustained campaign by youth to pressure governments and corporations to divest from fossil fuels

Friday’s protest began at Victoria City Hall before students marched down Government Street to rally at the Legislature. (Keri Coles/News Staff)
Many of the parts are unique and made solely for the car that the UVic team is working on. Stolen items include a custom steering wheel, steering column, rack mounts, clutch handle, clutch cable, and more. (UVic Formula Motorsport)

Unique car parts stolen from UVic motorsport team

Custom parts stolen just two weeks ahead of highly anticipated race

Many of the parts are unique and made solely for the car that the UVic team is working on. Stolen items include a custom steering wheel, steering column, rack mounts, clutch handle, clutch cable, and more. (UVic Formula Motorsport)
The tall and thin 50-pound female doberman – with a small underbite – has a tattooed line in the middle of her stomach where her spay incision scar is. (ROAM)

UPDATE: Dog that fell out of car in Victoria reunited with owner

Two-year-old black and tan doberman named “Reina” cut and bruised but OK

The tall and thin 50-pound female doberman – with a small underbite – has a tattooed line in the middle of her stomach where her spay incision scar is. (ROAM)
Major Crime Detectives are continuing their search for witnesses to come forward with information about the early morning, random assault on March 26. (Black Press file photo)

Witnesses sought after random assault in Victoria leaves two women in their 60s with serious injuries

Investigation reveals man named ‘Royce’ sang duet with suspect at Paparazzi nightclub night of assault

Major Crime Detectives are continuing their search for witnesses to come forward with information about the early morning, random assault on March 26. (Black Press file photo)
The B.C. government announced Tuesday a $3 million grant to the Victoria Foundation to help improve food security for those living in poverty. (Keri Coles/News staff)

$3M grant to bolster food security for Victorians living in poverty

Grant to help purchase food distribution centre, support food security projects for low-income

The B.C. government announced Tuesday a $3 million grant to the Victoria Foundation to help improve food security for those living in poverty. (Keri Coles/News staff)
Provincial emergency management organizations will conduct the simultaneous public alerting test across the country, with the B.C. alert sounding at 1:55 p.m. on May 8. (File photo)

Another test run of national emergency alert system set for early May

Radios, TVs and compatible wireless devices will get shrill alert sound on May 8

Provincial emergency management organizations will conduct the simultaneous public alerting test across the country, with the B.C. alert sounding at 1:55 p.m. on May 8. (File photo)