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Jokes result in stabbing

A man who chased a group of youths he mistakenly thought were making jokes about him, and then proceeded to stab one of them, will find out April 11 if he's going to jail.

Not much police can do about shady sales if statute of limitations has run out

BY KEITH LACEY Greater Sudbury Police are concerned a Sudbury business owner who pleaded guilty last week to peddling vacuum cleaners using questionable business practices may have ripped off many more people.

Inquest resumes May 6

A coroner?s inquest which was unexpectedly adjourned late last week will resume May 6. Coroner Dr.

Young drug dealer gets six-month jail sentence

By Keith Lacey Justice Guy Mahaffy told a repeat drug offender giving him an intermittent sentence to be served on weekends would bring the administration of justice into disrepute.

Student bomb very real

A metal tube that prompted the evacuation of Lockerby Composite School on Jan. 10, 2000 was a bomb ? but a very small one only capable of inflicting damage within a few feet.

Man pleads own case

Three witnesses testified last week that a man charged with threatening several police officers while brandishing a knife three months ago was acting very strange in the minutes before officers arrived.

Sudbury team will assist NYPD's finest Critical stress unit heading to Big Apple.

By Rick Pusiak Sunday, Feb. 3, 2002 Four members of Sudbury's Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team are heading to New York City in less than a week to offer emotional first aid to police officers affected by the terror of Sept. 11.

High pressure vacuum cleaner salesman sent to jail

BY KEITH LACEY The vacuum cleaner company owner whose employees used deceit and pressure tactics to convince three seniors to purchase machines they didnÂ?t want was taken away by police in handcuffs Thursday.

Driver loses licence

Three strikes and you?re out?of society and into jail? for a Sudbury man caught drunk behind the wheel three times in less than 12 months.

Jury begins murder trial deliberations

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2002 The fate of Andre Gervais remains in the hands of an eight-man, four-woman jury.