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.
A small secondary school in northeastern Ontario, F.J. McElligott Secondary School in Mattawa, has snapped a long-lasting streak it’s tried to do for years.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is Sudbury on Friday to speak about the recently signed health care agreement between the federal government and the province.
Sudbury Finlandia Village held an open house Wednesday to show the community its new rehabilitation centre. It’s open to anyone pre- and post-surgery for joint replacements.
A Capreol man recently participated in the Discovery Channel’s reality show, ‘Naked and Afraid.’ Chad Bretschneider’s episode aired recently.
There has been a surge in online fraud attempts in the Elliot Lake area, Ontario Provincial Police said Thursday.
A 38-year-old northern Ontario man is facing more than a dozen criminal charges after allegedly assaulting his spouse and then being pulled over for drunk driving with a child in the car a short while later.
A new survey shows new buyers are choosing alternative ways to get into home ownership.
It’s day 10 of no access to WiFi, email and information technology services at Laurentian University.