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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.

Coroner investigating SRH patient's death

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Sudbury Regional Police are investigating the bizarre circumstances behind the Dec. 30 death of a patient at St. Joseph's Health Centre on behalf of the Ontario Coroner's Office.

Hockey card collector charged

The RCMP have charged a Barrieman who is a former Measurement Canada Ontario director with 11 Criminal Code offences related to fraudulent use of government funds to buy hockey cards.

Speeders double the trouble in ?04

Greater Sudbury Police fined 4,426 drivers in 2004 for speeding. Many of these offences took place in areas where police frequently patrol such as Municipal Road 35 and Regional Road 80. The number has almost doubled from 2003.

Police ask camp owners to check property

In the early morning on Monday, Jan. 3, uniform members of the Greater Sudbury Police Service arrested two individuals in the South Shore Road area. The culprits were found to be in possession of a stolen truck, which was full of property.

Accused tries to fire lawyer for fifth time

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A Sudbury man who has fired four previous lawyers was told he might have to defend himself if he tried to delay his case by firing his fifth attorney.

St. Charles couple believed dead in fire

Two St. Charles residents are believed dead after their farmhouse burned down early Monday morning. As of late Monday afternoon, police had not yet confirmed the identity of two bodies found at the 262 Casimir Rd. residence.