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.
Ontario Provincial Police in Elliot Lake caught up with an ATV driver who fled arrest last month and charged them with stunt driving, among other offences.
A 67-year-old detective staff sergeant with the Anishinabek Police Service in northern Ontario has pleaded guilty to pointing his service pistol at colleagues and using a gun in a careless manner.
A woman was seriously injured Wednesday evening in Greater Sudbury in a collision at the intersection of Regent Street and Martindale Road.
The same day the Sudbury police chief presented a report saying use of force incidents are down, a mental health crisis escalated to a man being shot by officers.
A vast marine area off Ontario's north shores that's home to beluga whales and threatened polar bears could soon be protected, officials said Wednesday, as First Nations welcomed what was seen as a key step towards fulfilling a longstanding treaty promise.
The Laurentian University's president's house is officially on the market in Sudbury and is described in the real estate listing as the city's most historical property.
Greater Sudbury Police say use of force stats for 2023 are down from the previous year.
It’s reading week at Laurentian University and there is no WiFi or access to IT services anywhere on campus.