Patrick Penner

The new “Predictive Stop Arm” technology was designed by Seon Designs and the MEI is the first educational facility in the province to use it. (Photo courtesy of MEI.)

Canada’s first school bus to warn students of oncoming cars unveiled in Abbotsford

Technology protected multiple students on its very first day in use in Abbotsford

The new “Predictive Stop Arm” technology was designed by Seon Designs and the MEI is the first educational facility in the province to use it. (Photo courtesy of MEI.)
The phone the homeowner found in this garage the next morning featured a close-up selfie of a man and woman. They were quickly identified after this picture was shared online. (Facebook.)

Suspect arrested after thief drops cellphone during Langley garage heist

Homeowners found phone and shared the suspect’s picture online

The phone the homeowner found in this garage the next morning featured a close-up selfie of a man and woman. They were quickly identified after this picture was shared online. (Facebook.)
Over a hundred people from the Lower Mainland’s Sikh community protesting outside Abbotsford Centre. (Screenshot from Hamreet Signh public Facebook video.)

Protesters interrupt Indian superstar’s Abbotsford concert over single-language endorsement

Gurdas Maan’s radio show comments cause backlash from many in B.C.’s Sikh community

Over a hundred people from the Lower Mainland’s Sikh community protesting outside Abbotsford Centre. (Screenshot from Hamreet Signh public Facebook video.)
VIDEO: One sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Highway 1 crash in Abbotsford

VIDEO: One sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Highway 1 crash in Abbotsford

Emergency crews were seen performing CPR on the driver

VIDEO: One sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries after Highway 1 crash in Abbotsford
An unnamed Abbotsford student laying in a hospital bed. His mom claims the middle school where her son attends left him to walk home alone after showing signs of stroke. (Facebook photo)

Angry Abbotsford mom claims school sent son home alone after showing signs of stroke

‘[He] was so disoriented. He was lost, had no memory to where he was or why he was there’

An unnamed Abbotsford student laying in a hospital bed. His mom claims the middle school where her son attends left him to walk home alone after showing signs of stroke. (Facebook photo)
RCMP officer’s Abbotsford home ransacked in daytime burglary

RCMP officer’s Abbotsford home ransacked in daytime burglary

Thieves ‘trashed’ home and stole heirlooms, designer bags and were searching for weapons, says wife

RCMP officer’s Abbotsford home ransacked in daytime burglary
B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway

B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway

She asked what the ants were doing? The answer: war

B.C. woman photographs massive ant swarm on Abbotsford driveway
The accident has the left lane completely blocked and it’s partially blocking the right lane as well.

Westbound crash on Highway 1 in Langley causing extreme traffic delays

Collision occured just after Glover Road, cars backed up all the way to 264th Street

The accident has the left lane completely blocked and it’s partially blocking the right lane as well.
The graffiti dedicated to Jorden Child was power-washed away by city workers yesterday. (Facebook.)

UPDATE: Abbotsford erases skate park graffiti mural honouring student killed in car crash

Many in community angry at city’s move after saying art wouldn’t be immediately removed

The graffiti dedicated to Jorden Child was power-washed away by city workers yesterday. (Facebook.)
VIDEO: Want to improve your golf game? This golf ball cannon might work

VIDEO: Want to improve your golf game? This golf ball cannon might work

Strange iron makes appearence at Abbotsford’s fourth annual Smart and Caring Golf Classic

VIDEO: Want to improve your golf game? This golf ball cannon might work
VIDEO: Angry B.C. cyclist starts shaming dangerous drivers online

VIDEO: Angry B.C. cyclist starts shaming dangerous drivers online

‘You motorists deserve all your costs and misery’

VIDEO: Angry B.C. cyclist starts shaming dangerous drivers online
B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season

Officers will be conducting ‘attractant audits’ and ticketing violators of the B.C. Wildlife Act

B.C. conservation officers: Don’t leave food out ahead of bears’ foraging season
The damage to a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after a crane flew into its windshield. (Photo credit U.S. Air Combat Command.)

TOP 5: Deadliest bird-strike aviation disasters in history

737 forced to make emergency landing after hitting flock of birds in Abbotsford on Sept. 10.

The damage to a Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after a crane flew into its windshield. (Photo credit U.S. Air Combat Command.)
Second-degree murder charges stayed against Abbotsford man accused of 2017 homicide

Second-degree murder charges stayed against Abbotsford man accused of 2017 homicide

Forensic evidence against Jeffrey Charles Halicki had inconsistencies, said investigators

Second-degree murder charges stayed against Abbotsford man accused of 2017 homicide
VIDEO: What passengers saw after B.C. plane hit flock of birds and was forced to land

VIDEO: What passengers saw after B.C. plane hit flock of birds and was forced to land

737 aircraft hit birds shortly after take off from Abbotsford International Airport

VIDEO: What passengers saw after B.C. plane hit flock of birds and was forced to land
Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Abbotsford after hitting birds

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Abbotsford after hitting birds

737 aircraft hit flock of birds shortly after takeoff

Passenger jet makes emergency landing in Abbotsford after hitting birds
UPDATE: Aircraft successfully makes emergency landing at Abbotsford International Airport
UPDATE: Aircraft successfully makes emergency landing at Abbotsford International Airport
The bus crash on Aug. 31 carrying 36 agricultural workers left 9 injured. (Patrick Penner photo.)

Decreasing safety standards for vehicles transporting farm workers, says B.C. regulatory report

Second-quarter report shows 28 per cent of vehicles failed inspection

The bus crash on Aug. 31 carrying 36 agricultural workers left 9 injured. (Patrick Penner photo.)
Dog attack sends Abbotsford man to hospital: “Flaps of his beard were just hanging by the skin”

Dog attack sends Abbotsford man to hospital: “Flaps of his beard were just hanging by the skin”

Daughter-in-law warning community about dangerous unidentified pet

Dog attack sends Abbotsford man to hospital: “Flaps of his beard were just hanging by the skin”
Several people were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure after a bus crash in Abbotsforf on Aug. 31, 2019. (Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News)

Three taken to hospital in Abbotsford bus crash with minor injuries

Bus filled with agricultural workers rolled into ditch on Ross Road and 58th Avenue

Several people were taken to hospital as a precautionary measure after a bus crash in Abbotsforf on Aug. 31, 2019. (Patrick Penner/Abbotsford News)