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Boater makes first appearance in court

A suspect facing charges in the death of a man killed in a boating accident on Ramsey Lake June 21, made his first court appearance Wednesday.

JoeMac still hope to meet with solicitor general

By Rick Pusiak The Justice Over Everything: Making Appropriate Choices (JoeMac) committee didn?t get their meeting this week by federal Solicitor General Lawrence MacAulay.

Hanmer fire victims found in basement of home

By Keith Lacey The bodies of the victims of the April 22. 2001 fire in Hanmer were found in the basement.

Police investigating suspicious persons

Greater Sudbury Police Service continues to investigate an unconfirmed suspicious persons complaint that occurred near Regional Road 55 at Duhamel Road around 9:50 pm Tuesday.

Bookkeeper gets 3 year jail sentence

BY MICHAEL JAMES mjames@northernlife.ca A Sudbury bookkeeper who embezzled almost $400,000 from his former employer over a four-year period was sentenced to three years in federal penitentiary Friday.

Cyclist seriously hurt

A 42 year-old male cyclist was struck by a southbound vehicle while trying to cross Notre Dame Avenue near the bus depot early Thursday evening. The man, whose name has yet to be released, was transported to St.

Valley firefighter first on scene testifies house fire out of control

By Keith Lacey The Hanmer fire which claimed three lives 16 months ago was so badly out of control, the first volunteer firefighter on the scene doubts anything could have been done to save those lives.

JoeMac takes campaign to East Coast

By Rick Pusiak The Justice Over Everything: Making Appropriate Choices committee?s resolution calling for the return of convicted cop killers Clinton Suzack and Peter Pennett to maximum security prisons continues to gain support across the country.

Dispatcher quit job after fire

By Keith Lacey A dispatcher who called emergency services personnel to a deadly house fire 15 months ago, was so upset after what happened she quit her job the next day.

Teller gets 90 days for robbing customer

BY MICHAEL JAMES mjames@northernlife.ca A bank teller who defrauded an elderly man with AlzheimerÂ?s of more than $26,000 was sentenced to 90 days in jail Friday.