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Great-grandma tried to save kids

By Keith Lacey Firefighters took too long> Pearl Shaw?s concern and love for her great-grandchildren ended her life.

Scam artists at work

Ontario Provincial Police anti-rackets section is warning the public, especially seniors, to be cautious when signing contracts with some home repair companies.

Mom guilty of defrauding welfare gets probation

A Sudbury single mother of three will serve two years of probation after being found guilty of welfare fraud last week.

Man killed in weekend boating fatality

One young man is dead and another charged with impaired driving following an accident at the east end of Ramsey Lake, just off the shore of Cooper Island, around 5 pm Saturday.

Firefighters took too long

By Keith Lacey Several neighbours who looked on in horror as two children remained trapped inside a burning Hanmer home 16 months ago testified Sudbury Fire Department crews took too long to arrive on the scene.

Man gets three year?s probation

A Sudbury man who broke into the apartment of his blind female friend two days after being released from jail after serving a long jail term for assaulting her, was sentenced to 45 days in jail Thursday on top of 45 days he?s already spent behind bar

Inquest starts Monday

The inquest into the tragic deaths of a senior and her two great-grandchildren in April 2001 will begin Monday. Dr. Peter Clark will preside over the inquest into the April 22 deaths of Pearl Shaw, 75, Ellias McLean, 4, and her sister Asha-Jade, 3.

Police looking for suspects

Police are investigation a stabbing downtown early Thursday morning. A number of altercations took place outside a Shaughnessy Street bar . In one incident a male party was leaving the bar and was hailing a cab when he was confronted by another male.

Mock trial brings justice to talents of law students

BY KEITH LACEY The verdict is in. Grade 12 law class students from Lockerby Composite School are guilty of doing a wonderful job of showcasing their talents under tremendous pressure.

Man charged with fraud

A man targetting senior citizens in the city was charged by police with four counts of fraud under $5,000. Matthew St. Aubin, 21, of Sudbury was approaching senior citizens about doing renovations on their homes.