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SIU investigation continues into Chelmsford shooting

Members from the Special Investigations Unit have designated six witness officers in the death of 42-year-old Michael Karchie at his Chelmsford home in the wee hours of Oct. 3.

Appeal of teen?s sentence denied by court

BY KEITH LACEY The teenager convicted of killing a Sudbury police constable during a high-speed chase more than three years ago has had his appeal on the length of his sentence denied by Ontario?s highest court.

Funeral for Chelmsford father set for Wednesday

Police Special Investigations Unit probing death Michael Karchie Although police and officials with the Special Investigations Unit are remaining tight-lipped about the investigation into the gunshot death of a Chelmsford man Friday, the dead man's f

Woman, who saw Rogers shortly before she died, testifies

A pregnancy care worker who spent several hours with Kimberly Rogers just before she died told a coronerÂ?s jury the woman was suffering from serious medical problems.

SIU investigating shooting death on Chelmsford farm

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca Two dogs ran free around a Chelmsford farm property Friday morning as five members of the Special Investigations Unit worked inside to piece together the final hours of Michael Karchie.

?Death Road North? crash injures eight people

A multi-vehicle collision on Highway 69, south of Britt, Monday morning injured eight people. Six people were sent to St. Josephs Hospital in the city while two others were airlifted to Toronto with serious injuries, including a young child.

Police looking for three suspects

A Bancroft Drive man was still missing Friday after becoming the victim of a home invasion Thursday morning. One man had ?an edged weapon.? An undetermined amount of property was stolen.

Woman charged with fraud

A nine-month Greater Sudbury Police investigation has resulted in fraud charges against a local woman. The investigation revealed that between Jan. 1, 2001 and Dec.

City doesn?t support severe penalty for welfare fraud

Sudbury city council and other Ontario municipalities warned the Tory government imposing a lifetime ban on people convicted of welfare fraud should be reconsidered because it would endanger children, a coronerÂ?s inquest heard Thursday.

Welfare fraud not as common as some suspect

Since early 1999, Kimberly Rogers was one of only 10 people in the former Region of Sudbury who had their files forwarded to police on suspicion of welfare fraud.