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.
CPKC’s Holiday train is making its way to northern Ontario and will arrive first in Parry Sound on Wednesday afternoon.
Food bank use is at an all-time high in Ontario, according to a recent report. The annual Hunger Report from Feed Ontario shows a growing number of people relying on food banks to feed themselves and their families.
A Greater Sudbury man wants the city to clear bike lanes and pathways during winter following inclement weather.
Gianni Farinon of Ottawa won November's Health Sciences North 50/50 take-home jackpot of $485,668, HSN announced Monday.
The head of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine is stepping down in June.
Environment Canada issued a heavy snowfall warning Monday for Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding areas.
A now former employee with a Sudbury business has been charged with fraud and is accused of stealing from their employer over a period of seven years.
The Turtle Pond Wildlife Centre located in the Greater Sudbury community of Val Caron has been helping sick, injured and orphaned wildlife for the past six years.