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Police investigate armed robbery

Greater Sudbury Police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store on Madison Ave. Friday Feb. 24 around 11 pm. Police said a man entered the store carrying an edged weapon, demanding cash from the female clerk.

Schoolyard drug deal turns violent: teen might get jail

By Keith Lacey A schoolyard drug deal that went terribly sour might land a first-time teenage offender a jail sentence after he punched the teenager he'd bought some marijuana from in the mouth.

Probation, warning for man who pulls knife

By Keith Lacey A first-time offender who pulled a knife on a young man he accused of stealing beer from him was spared a jail sentence, but warned he won't be so lucky if he reverts to violence in the future.

Activist hopes inquest into poor woman's death will change the system

By Keith Lacey The inquest into the death of a poor Sudbury woman will be one of most revealing inquiries into how government policy affects poor people in Ontario, says the spokesperson for Sudbury's Committee to Remember Kimberly Rogers. Dr.

Police busy on local snowmobile trails

Police were out in force on the snowmobile trails this weekend checking for infractions and impaired riding. Police charged 23 people while out on patrol. Friday Feb.

Corruption charges levelled at Dokis First Nation reserve

BY HEIDI ULRICHSEN heidi@northernlife.ca Two dozen members of the Dokis First Nation near Noelville protested their concerns about corruption in their community at the Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) office on Regent St. Thursday.

Financier denied bail

By Keith Lacey Former Sudbury financier Pierre Montpellier has exhausted all avenues and will have to spend the next several months in jail awaiting trial on charges of bilking dozens of former clients of more than $6 million.

Montpellier could be home for Easter

By Keith Lacey After hearing three days of evidence, Justice Ian Gordon said Monday he wanted time to review all the information before deciding whether or not Pierre Montpellier should be granted bail.

Accused hit/run driver shows up late for trial

A Val Caron man charged in a fatal hit and run accident last spring, who didn't show up on time for his trial Thursday was arrested before being released on bail and a promise to appear for his next court appearance in two weeks.

Man tries to steal rig

A Sudbury man who tried, along with two other male friends, to steal a tractor-trailer outside a furniture warehouse last fall will find out how long he will have to spend in jail in early June.