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Family torn apart by murder

By Keith Lacey Members of Paul Kuchma's family told a hushed courtroom how their father, brother and grandfather's senseless, violent death has torn them apart.

Teen mom gets hard time

By Keith Lacey A Levack teenager will bring her first-born child into this world behind penitentiary bars.

Killer remains free on bail till May

By Keith Lacey The strike by Ontario government workers has caused a delay in preparing a killer's pre-sentence report. So, Peter Trudeau remains free on bail awaiting sentencing late next month.

Police investigate armed robbery

Greater Sudbury Police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store on Madison Ave. Friday Feb. 24 around 11 pm. Police said a man entered the store carrying an edged weapon, demanding cash from the female clerk.

Schoolyard drug deal turns violent: teen might get jail

By Keith Lacey A schoolyard drug deal that went terribly sour might land a first-time teenage offender a jail sentence after he punched the teenager he'd bought some marijuana from in the mouth.

Probation, warning for man who pulls knife

By Keith Lacey A first-time offender who pulled a knife on a young man he accused of stealing beer from him was spared a jail sentence, but warned he won't be so lucky if he reverts to violence in the future.

Activist hopes inquest into poor woman's death will change the system

By Keith Lacey The inquest into the death of a poor Sudbury woman will be one of most revealing inquiries into how government policy affects poor people in Ontario, says the spokesperson for Sudbury's Committee to Remember Kimberly Rogers. Dr.

Police busy on local snowmobile trails

Police were out in force on the snowmobile trails this weekend checking for infractions and impaired riding. Police charged 23 people while out on patrol. Friday Feb.

Corruption charges levelled at Dokis First Nation reserve

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Two dozen members of the Dokis First Nation near Noelville protested their concerns about corruption in their community at the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) office on Regent St. Thursday.

Financier denied bail

By Keith Lacey Former Sudbury financier Pierre Montpellier has exhausted all avenues and will have to spend the next several months in jail awaiting trial on charges of bilking dozens of former clients of more than $6 million.