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.
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.
On Saturday, the Sudbury & District Labour Council held a rally to raise awareness about the problems being caused by the high cost of living and other challenges.
A Sudbury teacher accused of having sex with a student has been found guilty of professional misconduct by the discipline committee of the Ontario College of Teachers.
There are 20 forest fires active in northeastern Ontario, including eight new confirmed fires reported Friday.