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Father of 11 going to jail for selling drugs

A Minnow Lake father of 11 who described himself as ?the oil king? for his ability to peddle hash oil was given a 26-month sentence in a federal penitentiary Wednesday.

Drunk gets jail time for driving

A local man who has spent much of his adult life behind bars was given another six-month sentence after getting severely intoxicated, hitting another car, leaving the scene of an accident and driving without insurance Monday night.

Capreol man beat teen over magazine

A Capreol man who, along with a co-accused, beat up a teenager he?d never met before, was spared a jail sentence Wednesday.

Boudreault pleads guilty

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A 10-second outburst of temper cost Phil Boudreault almost nine months of freedom.

Two young teens hurt in snowmobile accident

Greater Sudbury Police are asking young snowmobilers to use extreme caution after an accident Sunday afternoon in Skead where two 13-year-old boys were seriously injured. A snowmobile with two occupants was traveling north on East Bay Road in Skead.

Man gets jail term for involving mentally challenged man in theft plan

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A man who formed a plan to have a mentally challenged friend occupy staff while he stole merchandise from a busy retail outlet has been sentenced to six months in jail.

Funeral held for St. Charles couple who died tragically

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca An overflow crowd was expected Saturday in St. Charles for the funeral of Carmen and Gerry Lapalme.

Skier expected to recover after rescue

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A cross-country skier is suffering from the effects of hypothermia but is expected to make a full recovery after falling through the ice Thursday. His neighbour Brian Purvis and police officer Sgt.

Police release suspect?s description

Greater Sudbury Police have released a revised description of a man believed responsible for an unprovoked knife attack near the downtown core on Lloyd Street around 8 pm Monday evening.

Fatal fire accidental

A fatal fire that killed an elderlywoman at a downtown seniors residencejust over a week ago has been deemed accidental. The Ontario Fire Marshal?s office says it may take months before they can determine the exact cause of the fire.