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Driver in fatal boat accident pleads not guilty

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Rod and Rita Schutt were with their two children in a friend's boat on Ramsey Lake when a speed boat flew by them.

Police search Ramsey Lake for clues in Kochar case

An Ontario Provincial Police dive team swam to the murky depths of Ramsey Lake today, all part of a continuing investigation for Daphne Kochar, a Sudbury woman reported missing last week.

Police set 2006 budget with increases for overtime

The Greater Sudbury Police Services Board has approved a request by Chief Ian Davidson and senior management to raise the police budget by 5.5 percent in 2006 to just under $37 million.

Police set 2006 budget with increases for overtime

The Greater Sudbury Police Services Board has approved a request by Chief Ian Davidson and senior management for 2006 to just under $37 million.

Security tightened for ?escapee?

A man who escaped from police custody earlier this week was bound in handcuffs, leg irons and a locked steel waist-belt when he returned to court Thursday.

Protester arrested during anti-poverty rally

During an anti-poverty protest Monday in Downtown Sudbury, one demonstrator was arrested in front of Sudbury MPP Rick Bartolucci's office for swearing and a breach of probation.

Kochar search widens to Bethel Lake

Hoping to find a lead in the case of a missing woman, Greater Sudbury Police searched the Bethel Lake shoreline Sunday but came up empty handed. Daphne Kochar, 42, has been missing since Nov.

Daughters plead for mom?s safe return

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca The three daughters of a Sudbury woman missing since last weekend pleaded for their mother to return home. "Mom, if you are listening, we just want you to come home.

Search continues for robbery suspect

Greater Sudbury Police are continuing their search for a male suspect wanted in connection to a Friday afternoon robbery in the city's South End. The incident occurred at a gas station on Centennial Dr.

Candle blamed for Nother?s death

BY TRACEY DUGUAY tracey@northernlife.ca The fire that claimed the life of well-known disabled activist Joanne Nother was started by a candle, not a malfunction in her power wheelchair, as was speculated in the days following her tragic death.