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Suicide expert thinks Rogers killed herself

One of CanadaÂ?s leading experts on suicide told a coronerÂ?s jury Tuesday he believes Kimberly Rogers stockpiled hundreds of prescription pills because she contemplated ending her own life over an extended period of time. Dr.

Social activists challenge coroner?s ruling

A Toronto judge will be asked to make a ruling Thursday about a motion which could result in a coroner?s inquest into the death of a pregnant woman under house arrest for welfare fraud expanding dramatically in scope.

Levack senior gets house arrest for sexual liaison with girl

BY KEITH LACEY Klacey@northernlife.ca The first of several Onaping Falls men charged with sexually assaulting the same young girl was spared a jail sentence, but will have severe restrictions on his freedom for the next two years.

Woman set fire that destroyed home

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A Sudbury woman who accidentally burned her home to the ground while suffering from mental health problems earlier this year will not have a criminal record.

Police bust shoplifting ring

Sudbury police arrested four people they suspect are part of a professional shoplifting ring. On Friday, Nov. 15, two males and two females believed to be from the Toronto area were arrested after stealing $1,800 worth of perfume from Aroma Vita.

Speed Watch program asks drivers to slow down

Motorists travelling Highway 69 North between Sudbury city limits and the former Town of Valley East are being watched thanks to Speed Watch, a new program which kicked off Friday.

Man admits to Capreol break and enters

BY KEITH LACEY A local man who went on a three-week crime spree in March and April in Capreol will find out in late January whether or not heÂ?s going to jail.

Hit and run leaves part of Hanmer without power

A hit and run at 10 pm Wednesday night at the Hanmer Valley Shopping Centre left some residents without power for two hours.

Woman who injured Sudbury cop now one of Canada?s most wanted

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca A woman who hit and seriously injured a Sudbury police officer while escaping a crime scene six years ago is now one of Canada?s most wanted female criminals.

Woman charged with cheating daycare of $10,000

A seven-month police investigation conducted by Greater Sudbury Police Service?s Fraud Unit has resulted in criminal charges being laid against a former daycare director.