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Man released on bail

A Walden man who was arrested and charged with numerous sex offences involving children in several jurisdictions across Northern Ontario was granted bail Tuesday.

Husband on trial for wife?s murder

BY KEITH LACEY A man accused of killing his wife and mother of his three young children 17 months ago will be on trial for the next three weeks.

Espanola man killed

A 48-year-old Espanola man was killed in a car accident on Highway 17 W. Wednesday evening. The accident, which killed Michael Terrance Gauthier, took place at about 5:20 pm.

Police seeking witnesses from accident scene

By Rick Pusiak OPP are hoping to talk to some young men who helped out at the scene of a traffic accident on May 31. At around 11 pm that Friday night, the Sudbury Detachment responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 West near Fen Road.

Construction underway on Elm Street railway crossing

The Elm Street railway crossing will be periodically closed to traffic this morning.

Catholic priest will be sentenced for sex offences in August

By Keith Lacey A disgraced Roman Catholic priest will find out the second week of August whether or not heÂ?s going to jail. Father Donald Holmes will be sentenced following a hearing scheduled Friday for two days on August 12 and 13.

Former professor back in court

A former Laurentian University professor and well known botanist waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday opting to have his trial on two charges of indecent assault heard by a judge in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Bookkeeper?s sentencing delayed

BY KEITH LACEY Â?Call us one frustrated family.Â? Those words Wednesday from Bruno Michel, a local business owner whose family was victimized by a former bookkeeper who stole almost $400,000 during a four-year period.

Officer honoured

Constable Scott Kirkwood of the City of Greater Sudbury Police Force was recognized by the mayor and Council?s ?Children?s First? Roundtable for his outstanding contribution to the lives of Sudbury children.

Pedophile returns from psychological assessment

By Keith Lacey A convicted pedophile from Sault Ste. Marie will return to court next Wednesday, where the Crown may announce whether they intend on holding a hearing to have him tried as a dangerous or long-term offender.