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Religious zealot guilty of assaulting elderly mother

BY KEITH LACEY Unless a religious Sudbury man is willing to accept counselling and change his behaviour toward his frail, elderly mother, he won?t be able to return home. After a full-day trial Wednesday, Justice A.J.

Man admits he beat gay teen

BY KEITH LACEY The Crown is expected to ask for a lengthy jail sentence for a young Sudbury man accused of taunting, following and then severely beating a gay teenager and throwing him down a set of stairs three months ago.

Poverty bad for health, medical officer of health testifies

SudburyÂ?s medical officer of health told a coronerÂ?s jury Friday itÂ?s virtually impossible to lead a healthy lifestyle if you are a single person living on social assistance. Dr.

Drunk groper gets jail time

BY KEITH LACEY An Espanola area man who insisted on repeatedly groping and fondling a teenager during a drunken swimming party was sentenced to four months in jail Monday.

Crown wants long sentence for knife-wielding stranger

A Sudbury man who brandished a knife in the presence of three young children after breaking into their home will have to wait until a week before Christmas to find out how much longer heÂ?s going to have to spend in jail.

Police seek information

Greater Sudbury Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman Thursday, Oct. 9 at around 11 pm near the St. Andrew the Apostle Church on Barrydowne Road.

Armed robbery

On Thursday at around 10 pm, a robbery occurred at the Pioneer Gas Bar at 1232 Lasalle Blvd. A male suspect with a handgun approached the lone attendant and demanded money.

Suicide expert thinks Rogers killed herself

One of CanadaÂ?s leading experts on suicide told a coronerÂ?s jury Tuesday he believes Kimberly Rogers stockpiled hundreds of prescription pills because she contemplated ending her own life over an extended period of time. Dr.

Social activists challenge coroner?s ruling

A Toronto judge will be asked to make a ruling Thursday about a motion which could result in a coroner?s inquest into the death of a pregnant woman under house arrest for welfare fraud expanding dramatically in scope.

Levack senior gets house arrest for sexual liaison with girl

BY KEITH LACEY The first of several Onaping Falls men charged with sexually assaulting the same young girl was spared a jail sentence, but will have severe restrictions on his freedom for the next two years.