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 basketball court on Manitoulin Island has had an incredible transformation and an Indigenous artist is seeing her work come to life on the unusual medium.
Three new living options are going to be available for Canadore College students in North Bay starting this fall.
The Township of White River has a lot to offer and not just its connection to a famous storybook character. Its proximity to the bush -- wedged firmly between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay -- has been a selling point for many looking for a more tranquil pace of life.
Cricket players will tell you, the sport is as important to them as a hockey is to northerners. With more people from Asia moving to northern Ontario, it's become crucial for them to get the sport established in this part of the world.
Another newly-designed accessible community garden is now open in Sudbury.
The number of forest fires in northern Ontario continues to grow with a total of 48 active fires in the region, including 33 that are not yet under control. Only two months into the fire season and there have already been more than double the total number in 2022.
A North Bay woman who is a childhood trauma survivor took Trout Lake and Corbeil roads by storm at the crack of dawn Sunday morning, swimming, biking and running in a 50-kilometre triathlon for Amelia Rising Sexual Violence Support Centre.
Saturday saw the return of the Greater Sudbury Earth Festival. Held at Delki Dozzi Park, the free event marked the first live in-person Earth Festival since the COVID-19 pandemic.