Stories by Darren MacDonald
- Sudbury murder trial delayed again due to COVID-19
- Northern Ont. woman wins fight to have OHIP pay for surgery to remove excess skin
- North Bay police reject link between tax hike, officers on leave with PTSD
- Insolvent Springer Aerospace struggles to restructure as key employees leave
- COVID-19 delays Sudbury murder trial until Monday
- Man accused of lying about seeing Sudbury murder suspect insists he was always telling the truth
- Defence witness describes identifying first Sweeney murder suspect from photo lineup
- Sudbury murder suspect finishes testimony, denies involvement in stabbing death
- Crown tries to poke holes in suspect’s version of events day of Sudbury murder
- Sudbury, Ont., murder suspect denies killing victim, says he fled crime scene in fear and panic
- Ontario man testifies in his own defence at trial for 1998 Sudbury murder
- Northern Ont. police cleared in arrest where suspect broke his ankle
- Two northern Ont. suspects charged with child porn offences
- Espanola-area suspect on probation for weapons offences charged with assault with a weapon
- Expert explains how murder suspect’s DNA could have gotten on Sweeney’s fingernails
- Jury hears how crime scene DNA, fingerprints were linked to Sweeney murder suspect
- Trial hears details of how DNA led to arrest in Sweeney murder case
- Defence raises several questions about how police handled Sweeney murder investigation
- Second-guessing fingerprint ID, shoeprint evidence in Sweeney murder investigation
- 'Improper communication' delays start of Sudbury murder trial Monday
Darren MacDonald joins CTV News Northern Ontario as a digital content producer, continuing his journalism career in Greater Sudbury that spans more than two decades.
MacDonald began as a city hall reporter, covering the amalgamation of communities that created the City of Greater Sudbury. Later, he was an editor for The Sudbury Star, first in business and entertainment, and was appointed News Editor in 2010.
He returned to writing in 2012, heading back to city hall, covering politics until he joined CTV News Northern Ontario April 2020.
He has a degree in English, with a minor in political science, from Dalhousie University, and a graduate degree in journalism from the University of King’s College in Halifax.