Vancouver riots http://kplu.org en Booze, thugs and 155,000 people: Vancouver riot examined http://kplu.org/post/booze-thugs-and-155000-people-vancouver-riot-examined <p>Blame massive crowding, alcohol and inadequate police response as the main causes of the recent Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver, B.C.</p><p>An exhaustive review of the riot sponsored by the Province of British Columbia, City of Vancouver and Vancouver Police Board was made public yesterday.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 17:44:42 +0000 Craig McCulloch 2526 at http://kplu.org Booze, thugs and 155,000 people: Vancouver riot examined ‘Hundreds’ identified as suspects in Vancouver riots http://kplu.org/post/%E2%80%98hundreds%E2%80%99-identified-suspects-vancouver-riots <p><a href="http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20110720/bl_vancouver_riot_update_110720/20110720/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome">CTV News reports</a> thirty-seven people involved in the Stanley Cup riot have turned themselves in to investigators and hundreds of suspects are expected to face criminal charges, according to Vancouver police.</p><p>The Integrated Riot Investigation Team warned, however, that the process to get charges approved will be &quot;lengthy and complex.&quot;</p><p> Thu, 21 Jul 2011 17:42:23 +0000 Jake Ellison 2143 at http://kplu.org ‘Hundreds’ identified as suspects in Vancouver riots Riots mar end to spectacular season for Vancouver Canucks http://kplu.org/post/riots-mar-end-spectacular-season-vancouver-canucks <p>It started out as remarkable, but ended in riots. The 2010-11 season for the Vancouver Canucks was one for the record books - in more ways than one.</p><p>KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel says the violence that occurred on the streets of downtown Vancouver after Game 7 was a bizarre end to the &quot;strange&quot; championship series between the Canucks and the Boston Bruins. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 04:00:00 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1887 at http://kplu.org Riots mar end to spectacular season for Vancouver Canucks Preview: Bizarre end to 'strange' Stanley Cup series http://kplu.org/post/previewbizarre-end-strange-stanley-cup-series <p>&quot;This was one of the strangest seven-game series I&#39;ve ever witnessed in any sport,&quot; said KPLU sports commentator Art Thiel, regarding the Boston Bruins defeating the Vancouver Canucks 4-0, in Vancouver, to win the Stanley Cup. Thu, 16 Jun 2011 18:13:45 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 1886 at http://kplu.org Preview: Bizarre end to 'strange' Stanley Cup series