Armed robbery suspect arrested in Kamloops

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Kamloops RCMP say an armed robbery suspect from Enderby was arrested in the upper Sahali area Tuesday night. Police say they were called because the 40 year old man had allegedly smashed his way into 5 vehicles with a baseball bat. They found the man in a stolen van in a parking lot on Whiteshield Crescent around 10 o'clock. RCMP say the man then drove at them hitting a police car and then knocking down a support pole. Police say they followed him for about a half kilometre before his van broke down. He then gave himself up. Police say he faces a long list of charges including; assault on a police officer, break and enter, impaired driving as well as an armed robbery charge in Enderby.

New Years baby born in Kamloops

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops gets to hold the title of having the first baby born in 2013 in this province. David Junior Ricky Joe James was born to mom Geraldine at two minutes past midnight New Year's Day. He weighed eight pounds, 11 ounces and is the first child for James and her husband who are from Merritt.

Crash survivors head home

The small town of Pendleton in Oregon is pitching in to try get survivors of a horrific bus crash home today. Dozens were injured and 9 people were killed on Sunday. At the time of the accident the tour bus was on it's way to Vancouver from Las Vegas. A car dealer is promising survivors rides home to B.C. in SUV's because he thinks they wouldn't want to ride a bus again.
   

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