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Religious zealot guilty of assaulting elderly mother

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca 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 Klacey@northernlife.ca 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.