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Lawyer out on bail

A Sudbury lawyer who was arrested late last week and charged with several sexual offences has been released on bail. Donald Plaunt, 60, was released from jail Monday. There is a publication ban on the hearing procedures.

Attacker commits suicide

A Sudbury woman remains in serious, but stable condition in Sudbury Regional Hospital after being savagely attacked by a male acquaintance Sunday in the St. Charles area.

Dangerous offender hearing delayed again

By Keith Lacey The lawyer for a man the local Crown attorneyƂ?s office may try as SudburyƂ?s first dangerous offender is infuriated with the way the justice system is treating his client.

Province gets tough with bikers

The provincial government is investing $3 million in helping police crack down on biker gangs.

Rogers inquest rescheduled

The date for the inquest into the death of Kimberly Rogers has been changed to Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Fugitive surrenders to police

Only one of the two men released in error from the Sudbury District Jail last weekend remain at large. Harold Barnes, 73, a Sudbury pensioner with a criminal record for drug-related offences, turned himself in at police headquarters yesterday.

Complaint against priest dismissed

A complaint lodged against a local Anglican priest has been dismissed as nothing more than a ?clumsy attempt to extort money,? a church court ruled. As a result, Rev.

Suspect arrested

More than two years after a daylight armed robbery at a Sudbury jewelry store, a second man has been arrested and faces numerous serious charges.

Priest found guilty of more groping

By Keith Lacey Two more of Donald Holmes? victims wiped away tears as the disgraced Roman Catholic priest was found guilty Friday of two counts of sexual assault for incidents which took place in Sault Ste. Marie 15 years ago.

Accident on Highway 69

West Parry Sound OPP came across a single vehicle collision on Highway 69, north of Parry Sound in the early hours of Thursday morning. The driver apparently lost control of his vehicle and hit a rock cut.