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.
CIBC Run for the Cure events were held in communities across Canada on Sunday – including in Sudbury and North Bay.
A musical collaboration between awarding winning First Nations, Metis and Inuit artists and six-time Canadian Folk Music Awards winners the Sultans of String will be touring northern Ont. this month.
Highway 144 is fully reopened Sunday morning after a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening in the Greater Sudbury community of Dowling, police say.
Young and old gathered in a circle around a sacred fire on Saturday in Espanola in support of reconciliation.
A Lively man has won more than half a million dollars, the jackpot in September’s 50/50 draw in support of Health Sciences North.
Friday saw the grand opening of a unique affordable zero carbon seniors’ housing project in the Greater Sudbury community of Coniston.
Land-based learning was the focus this week for some students in the Wiikwemkoong Board of Education.
Evalin Garber of Naughton matched all seven Encore numbers in exact order in the Sept. 6 Lotto 6/49 draw to win $1 million.