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Police warn public about stolen prescription drugs

Greater Sudbury Police is cautioning members of the public about the possible fatal consequences of taking unprescribed medication following the theft of prescription drugs from a local doctor's office recently. On or about Aug. 24 to Sept.

Charges pending following fiery crash

Charges are pending following a fiery crash that resulted in two vehicles being destroyed Sunday. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the incident that occurred just after 5 am Sunday.

Crown says no mercy for mom

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Assistant Crown attorney Paul Condon has asked the court to impose a penitentiary term of between 30 and 36 months against a former law clerk who admitted to misappropriating more than $2.

St. Charles man banned from his home

A St. Charles man who made headlines about nine months ago after going on a rampage and being shot at by police is forbidden to return to his home in the next three years.

Defence lawyer asks to be removed from client?s case

A fraud trial scheduled to begin Thursday at the Sudbury courthouse was postponed after a defence lawyer said he Â?ethicallyÂ? could no longer represent his client.

Man faces serious charges after leading police on high speed chase

A disqualified driver who led Greater Sudbury Police on a high-speed chase Monday morning faces numerous charges, including impaired driving and dangerous driving. In the early morning hours Monday, officers were on routine patrol in Chelmsford.

OPP continue searching pot farms

Four men from southern Ontario face drug trafficking charges as the police investigation expands into a major marijuana grow operation near Markstay and St. Charles.

Recovering addict praised for efforts

A woman whose life has been devastated by her addiction to hard drugs was released Wednesday and complimented by a federal Crown prosecutor who praised her for trying very hard to turn her troubled life around.

Two women beat woman unconscious in bar attack

BY KEITH LACEY klacey@northernlife.ca Two women who beat another woman into unconsciousness in a bar fight five days before Christmas in 2002 will find out in November if they?re going to jail or not.

Legislation to prevent youth tobacco use strengthened

A new definition of public places where youth can be charged with possession or use of tobacco came into effect last week with the proclamation of the Prevention of Youth Tobacco Use Amendment Act and regulation.