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.
Young and old gathered in a circle around a sacred fire on Saturday in Espanola in support of reconciliation.
A Lively man has won more than half a million dollars, the jackpot in September’s 50/50 draw in support of Health Sciences North.
Friday saw the grand opening of a unique affordable zero carbon seniors’ housing project in the Greater Sudbury community of Coniston.
Land-based learning was the focus this week for some students in the Wiikwemkoong Board of Education.
Evalin Garber of Naughton matched all seven Encore numbers in exact order in the Sept. 6 Lotto 6/49 draw to win $1 million.
A worker who was found unconscious Friday at the Cote Gold Mine site in Gogama has died, officials said Friday.
MR80 in Hanmer is reopened Friday as Greater Sudbury police continue to investigate a fatal crash involving a 73-year-old man who suffered a medical emergency and crashed into a house.
With Season 2 of the Crave TV comedy series Shoresy to drop Sept. 29, CTV News sat down with one of the show's stars, an up-and-coming Indigenous actor from a First Nation reserve in western Saskatchewan.