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Firefighters took too long

By Keith Lacey Several neighbours who looked on in horror as two children remained trapped inside a burning Hanmer home 16 months ago testified Sudbury Fire Department crews took too long to arrive on the scene.

Man gets three year?s probation

A Sudbury man who broke into the apartment of his blind female friend two days after being released from jail after serving a long jail term for assaulting her, was sentenced to 45 days in jail Thursday on top of 45 days he?s already spent behind bar

Inquest starts Monday

The inquest into the tragic deaths of a senior and her two great-grandchildren in April 2001 will begin Monday. Dr. Peter Clark will preside over the inquest into the April 22 deaths of Pearl Shaw, 75, Ellias McLean, 4, and her sister Asha-Jade, 3.

Police looking for suspects

Police are investigation a stabbing downtown early Thursday morning. A number of altercations took place outside a Shaughnessy Street bar . In one incident a male party was leaving the bar and was hailing a cab when he was confronted by another male.

Mock trial brings justice to talents of law students

BY KEITH LACEY The verdict is in. Grade 12 law class students from Lockerby Composite School are guilty of doing a wonderful job of showcasing their talents under tremendous pressure.

Man charged with fraud

A man targetting senior citizens in the city was charged by police with four counts of fraud under $5,000. Matthew St. Aubin, 21, of Sudbury was approaching senior citizens about doing renovations on their homes.

Impaired driver spending weekends in jail

By Keith Lacey A Markstay man caught drunk behind the wheel for the second time in five years will have to spend the next several weekends behind bars. Allain Albert, 29, pleaded guilty to impaired driving Wednesday at the Sudbury courthouse.

Uninsured driver fined

A Sudbury man who caused an accident and then gave the person whose vehicle he hit a false name and address, was given a hefty fine and had his driver?s license suspended for one year Wednesday.

Hard time for beating senior

Two young thugs who played a lead role in the beating of a senior at an area truck stop in May have been given lengthy jail terms.

Bookkeeper back in court Thursday

A Sudbury bookkeeper who passed out in the middle of her sentencing hearing one month ago will return to court Thursday to await her fate.