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Disabled man forgives driver

BY KEITH LACEY Although he lost a leg and a great deal of quality of life, John Martin is happy to be alive. He came too close to dying after being hit by a drunk driver last December.

Cracking down on bad drivers

Sudbury police have embarked on one of the most comprehensive, zero tolerance crackdowns on speeding and bad driving this city has ever seen.

?Smash and grab? thieves target video game store

While Sudbury stores were closed on Dec. 26, some early morning bandits made up their own Boxing Day shopping rules. Greater Sudbury Police say at around 3:30 am on Dec.

Man killed in accident

The Christmas season in Sudbury has been marred by a couple of serious pedestrian accidents.

Judge OKs city?s first dangerous offender hearing

BY KEITH LACEY Sudbury?s Crown attorney?s office was allowed to proceed with the city?s first-ever dangerous offender hearing scheduled for Feb. 5, 2003.

Woman killed on Hwy. 17

A 60-year-old Coniston woman was killed in an accident that closed down Highway 17 near Coniston Tuesday afternoon.

No charges

The head of the Special Investigations Unit has decided all evidence points to suicide in the death of 42-year-old Chelmsford man Michael Karchie. SIU director John A.

Home invasion charges

Police have arrested a woman in relation to a home invasion in Minnow Lake in early October. The home invasion took place on Oct. 2 at a residence on Bancroft Drive.

Convenience store robbed during armed holdup

An Express Mart on Riverside Drive in Sudbury was robbed on Friday night. Police say at approximately 10:40 pm, a man, armed with a small handgun, confronted the lone attendant and fled with an undisclosed amount of money.

Welfare system punishes people, professor testifies

An expert who has written about the thousands of women who survive on social assistance told a coronerÂ?s inquest OntarioÂ?s welfare system is a dysfunctional mess focused on punishing destitute people without any focus on helping them escape the cyc