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Thief ?turns life around? and settles down

A local man who went on a 13-month spree of stealing motor vehicles and heavy machinery was sentenced to 15 months in jail Wednesday.

Disabled man gets house arrest for welfare fraud

BY KEITH LACEY A local man who pleaded guilty to a long and lucrative case of welfare fraud was sentenced to 12 months of house arrest Friday. Richard J.

OPP out in full force

The OPP across the province will blitz the highways over the entire Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend to bring road safety to the forefront.

Lawyer went out of way to help Kimberly Rogers

BY DIANE GILHULA A Sudbury lawyer who went out of her way to assist Kimberly Rogers while she was under house arrest for welfare fraud, tearfully told a coroner?s inquest Friday about the last time she saw Rogers alive.

Crime victims get more say in punishment

BY KEITH LACEY The sister of a slain Sudbury police officer applauds a new piece of legislation that provides victims of crime with a louder voice in the criminal justice system. Patti Mathes, sister of Const.

Assault charges

The Greater Sudbury Police Service have charged a Sudbury man with one count of aggravated assault following an investigation into a serious attack at a local night club that occurred in the early morning hours Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003.

Man with record in trouble again

A Sudbury man with a long history of getting into trouble with the law is in trouble once again.

Man gets six months in jail for harassment charges

BY KEITH LACEY A man now convicted a second time for being unable to control his temper towards a former girlfriend was sentenced to six months in jail Tuesday.

Welfare no living, city official testifies as inquest winds down

The City of Greater SudburyÂ?s director of social services admitted to a coronerÂ?s jury Friday itÂ?s extremely difficult for single people on welfare to find affordable accommodations in this city.

OPP motorcycle officer rear-ended, sent to hospital

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca A Chelmsford man has been charged with careless driving after hitting an Ontario Provincial Police motorcycle officer from behind near the intersection of Highway 144 and municipal road 35 Wednesday afternoon.