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.
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.
Chad Belanger was left with a broken neck, ribs, collarbone and sternum, a bruised heart and lungs, a concussion and PTSD following a crash caused by a truck that crossed a solid double yellow line to pass another vehicle in northern Ontario.
Downtown Sudbury was bustling on Saturday with people getting into the Christmas spirit at the 4th annual ‘Sudbury Holiday Market.’
Saturday marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – the first since Sudbury declared Intimate Partner Violence an epidemic.