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Repeat robber gets 12 months in jail

A Sudbury man who has made a criminal career out of breaking into other people's homes was given a stiff 12-month sentence and lecture Thursday at the Sudbury Courthouse.

Chief speaks out

Sudbury's police chief is speaking out against early release for prisoners after his officers arrested two parolees last week.

Four people arrested for 2003 home invasion

Greater Sudbury Police have arrested four people suspected in a 2003 home invasion that took place on Gravel Dr. in Hanmer. On March 16, 2003, three masked men broke into the house and struck the owner with a crowbar.

Man killed in accident

A 32-year-old Sudbury man died in a two-car collision around 9 am Monday on the Big Nickel Mine Road. Police identified the victim as Alain Blais. He was alone in the car he was driving.

Repeat sex offender gets penitentiary term for brutal attack

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury man who committed a brutal sexual assault two years ago while on probation for another sexual attack was given the equivalent of a six-year penitentiary term Monday.

Sexual assault charges stayed against native healer

By Keith Lacey It's time for Sudbury's native community to work together to ensure no one else has to suffer at the hands of "fake" native healers like Garth Percy Mousseau in the future.

Woman who trusted spiritual healer afraid to report alleged sexual abuse

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury woman testified a man she believed to be a native "medicine man," teacher and spiritual healer sexually abused her repeatedly between July of 2000 and last May.

Former high school teacher faces new sexual touching allegations

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A university student broke down recalling how a former high school teacher said no one would believe her if she told anyone about their ?special relationship.

58 people charged with speeding during blitz

Officers from Greater Sudbury's traffic management unit conducted an enforcement initiative Monday, charging 58 people with speeding between 20 and 40 km/h over the speed limit.

Inquest begins April 22

Ontario's chief coroner's office has announced an inquest will be held into the death of a veteran Inco Ltd. miner three years ago. Frederick James Plummer, 46, was killed April 7, 1999 during a blasting accident at Inco's South mine.