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Senior abuse is a crime

The cityÂ?s Priorities Committee heard elder abuse remains a mainly hidden secretÂ?and crimeÂ?in this community and all across Canada.

Trial coming for man fired at during chase

BY KEITH LACEY A Sudbury man who was fired at by Greater Sudbury Police following a high-speed chase three months ago has opted to stand trial before a judge and jury of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Police warn public

Following an accident last week in Levack when a youngster was struck by a car, Greater Sudbury Police want to remind parents to ensure their children are wearing helmets whenever they take their bike out.

Company admits guilt

By Keith Lacey The widow of a young Hanmer father electrocuted on the job 20 months ago said her husband was afraid he would be hurt on the job.

Man could get dangerous offender status

Sudbury?s Crown attorney?s office will announce July 10 whether it will seek dangerous or long-term offender status for one of Sudbury?s most notorious criminals.

?Pot? patient spared jail

An injured construction worker who grew marijuana plants to ease his physical pain has been spared a jail sentence. Justice Guy Mahaffy said he doesnÂ?t normally agree to conditional sentences for people caught growing large amounts of pot.

Ottawa man dies in industrial accident

A 28-year-old male employee of Quantec Geoscience Inc. of Timmins was fatally injured during a fall in a bush area near Levack.

Senior?s death being investigated

Greater Sudbury Police are continuing their investigation after a man?s body was found near the railroad tracks near Eva Street in the Donovan Saturday morning.

Drug charges laid against Skead resident

By Rick Pusiak Sudbury police, the Mounties and OPP have joined forces on more drug busts. The joint forces street team searched a Lloyd Street home Wednesday and seized $1,600 worth of marijuana, a small quantity of hashish and over $5,000 in cash.

Manslaughter plea ends trial

BY MICHAEL JAMES The Daniel Beaulne murder trial took a surprise turn Friday when the accused changed his plea from not guilty of second degree murder to guilty of manslaughter.