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Hospital settles with patient

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Sudbury Regional Hospital and a patient have reached a settlement concerning an accident which happened five years ago.

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.

Beware of scam

The West Parry Sound OPP is warning people about a scam that is circulating in the area. ?Victims? receive letters from a Spanish lottery advising that they have won a substantial amount of money.

Crown seeks dangerous offender application

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Phil Boudreault?s sad decline from Olympian to hardened criminal was completed Friday when he was found guilty of brutally assaulting a father and son during a bar fight nine months ago.

Two young men charged with carrying brass knuckles

Two young Greater Sudbury men face charges after Greater Sudbury Police allege they brought brass knuckles inside a downtown bar popular with young adults. Police say the incident took place around 2 am Sunday morning at closing time.

Man busted with lots of cocaine

A 58-year-old Sudbury man with no previous criminal record is looking at a long jail sentence when he returns to court in late March after police raided his residence and found a large quantity of cocaine and money.

Senior killed on Hwy. 69

The Sudbury Detachment of the OPP is investigating a fatal vehicle accident that occurred Sunday on Highway 69 near Richard Lake. At approximately 9:35 am, a Ford pick-up truck was travelling south on the highway.

Judge finds man not guilty of rape

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Even though he didn't believe the testimony of the accused and found a young girl's evidence believable, a judge still found a Greater Sudbury man not guilty of raping his niece four years ago.

Car dealer involved in theft ring going to jail for 15 months

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A former Sudbury car dealer found guilty of being involved in a Quebec-based auto theft ring appeared rattled and shocked when handed a 15-month jail sentence Wednesday.

Police chief reacts to racism allegations

Greater Sudbury Police Service Chief Ian Davidson has finished his internal investigation into allegations of racism by two of his officers.