The brutal stabbing death of 23-year-old Renee Sweeney rocked the City of Sudbury to its core on Jan. 27, 1998.
Police searched for her killer for two decades and finally charged Robert Steven Wright, who was 18 years old at the time of the murder, in Dec. 2018.
After several delays, the trial began Feb. 21, 2023, just after the 25th anniversary of Sweeney's death. The jury delivered a guilty verdict after five weeks of testimony.
CTVNewsNorthernOntario.ca has compiled all of the case coverage below, including archival news footage, the arrest, trial, verdict and now that the publication ban is lifted, we can reveal some exclusive extras.
Most of northeastern Ontario is under a flash freeze warning as a cold front will bring a dramatic drop in temperature Wednesday, prompting school bus cancellations.
Thunder Bay, North Bay, Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie all surpassed their 2023 home-building targets for new units set by the province.
Greater Sudbury Fire Services has retrofitted an out-of-service transit vehicle for use by firefighters who need respite during fire calls.
A cyber hack that disrupted access to WiFi and all IT systems at Laurentian University was the focus of a town hall Zoom meeting Tuesday for students and faculty.
Flash freeze and winter storm warnings are in effect for several northeastern Ont. communities, Environment Canada said Tuesday afternoon.
In a ruling released this week, a prominent Sudbury cardiologist lost his long battle to restore his hospital privileges at Health Sciences North.
An Ontario mom is sharing her baggage delay nightmare as a new online tool to help travellers navigate common flight disruptions has been launched Tuesday.
A 23-year-old man from Espanola was pulled over for speeding on Highway 69 in Greater Sudbury on Sunday and wound up getting a three-day licence suspension.