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.
It was a beautiful autumn Wednesday morning in Greater Sudbury, the type where a high school student would enjoy spending the day outdoors.
Following the death of a contractor working at the site of a northern Ontario gold mine last Friday, the Ministry of Labour has issued four orders and two requirements.
An historic sexual assault case involving a Sudbury pizza franchise founder will go to trial next fall.
A historic ferry that has been moored on Manitoulin Island for nearly 50 years after being decommissioned in 1974 is being towed away Wednesday to be recycled and there is mixed reaction from residents.
A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Hamilton man Habiton Solomon, who is accused of murder in Kitchener and has ties around Ontario.
Judging by last month, September is the new August in northern Ontario.
The Ontario Medical Association is highlighting northern Ontario's medical university in a new campaign.
Greater Sudbury has until Oct. 15 to commit to provincial housing construction targets to access a share of a $1.2 billion fund meant to spur construction.