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Lawyer went out of way to help Kimberly Rogers

BY DIANE GILHULA A Sudbury lawyer who went out of her way to assist Kimberly Rogers while she was under house arrest for welfare fraud, tearfully told a coroner?s inquest Friday about the last time she saw Rogers alive.

Crime victims get more say in punishment

BY KEITH LACEY The sister of a slain Sudbury police officer applauds a new piece of legislation that provides victims of crime with a louder voice in the criminal justice system. Patti Mathes, sister of Const.

Assault charges

The Greater Sudbury Police Service have charged a Sudbury man with one count of aggravated assault following an investigation into a serious attack at a local night club that occurred in the early morning hours Saturday, Oct. 4, 2003.

Man with record in trouble again

A Sudbury man with a long history of getting into trouble with the law is in trouble once again.

Man gets six months in jail for harassment charges

BY KEITH LACEY A man now convicted a second time for being unable to control his temper towards a former girlfriend was sentenced to six months in jail Tuesday.

Welfare no living, city official testifies as inquest winds down

The City of Greater SudburyÂ?s director of social services admitted to a coronerÂ?s jury Friday itÂ?s extremely difficult for single people on welfare to find affordable accommodations in this city.

OPP motorcycle officer rear-ended, sent to hospital

BY CRAIG GILBERT craig@northernlife.ca A Chelmsford man has been charged with careless driving after hitting an Ontario Provincial Police motorcycle officer from behind near the intersection of Highway 144 and municipal road 35 Wednesday afternoon.

SIU investigation continues into Chelmsford shooting

Members from the Special Investigations Unit have designated six witness officers in the death of 42-year-old Michael Karchie at his Chelmsford home in the wee hours of Oct. 3.

Appeal of teen?s sentence denied by court

BY KEITH LACEY The teenager convicted of killing a Sudbury police constable during a high-speed chase more than three years ago has had his appeal on the length of his sentence denied by Ontario?s highest court.

Funeral for Chelmsford father set for Wednesday

Police Special Investigations Unit probing death Michael Karchie Although police and officials with the Special Investigations Unit are remaining tight-lipped about the investigation into the gunshot death of a Chelmsford man Friday, the dead man's f