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Offender spits in officer?s face

BY KEITH LACEY A Sudbury man who added spitting in the face of a police officer to his long line of criminal indiscretions was handed a five-month jail sentence Wednesday.

Publication ban ordered on broom-handle assault trial

Two men charged with beating a man into unconsciousness with a broom handle inside the Sudbury District Jail 16 months ago have opted to have their trial heard by judge only in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

OPP fitted with harzardous material protective suits

By Rick Pusiak Sudbury police are getting some gear from the Public Safety and Security Ministry that could come in handy one day.

Man convicted of raping teenager

By Keith Lacey A Sudbury man convicted Friday of raping a teenager 14 months ago is looking at the possibility of a lengthy penitentiary term when he?s sentenced in two weeks? time.

Montpellier will be tried

After a week-long preliminary hearing, a former Sudbury financial adviser accused of stealing more than $6 million from investors has been ordered to stand trial.

Mom loses licence for three years after drunk driving spree

A woman who miraculously survived after flipping her car on Canada?s busiest highway while severely intoxicated was spared a jail sentence Wednesday.

For the Record

In the Sunday, July 14 edition of Northern Life, lawyer Glenn Sandberg was quoted as saying he will appeal a sexual assault conviction against a client found guilty last week.

Weekend stabbing leaves one man in hospital

One man is in custody following a stabbing in the downtown area this weekend. Greater Sudbury Police were called to an address on Pine Street on Sunday, June 30, around 2:30 am after receiving word of a stabbing.

Company fined

BY KEITH LACEY A local concrete company and two supervisors are facing numerous charges after a young worker was seriously injured on the job last summer.

Complainant suffers from memory lapses

Justice Patricia Hennessy will decide this morning if a man is guilty of raping, forcibly confining and threatening a woman with serious bodily harm 14 months ago.