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.
Three years after the Municipality of West Nipissing flew the Pride flag for the first time, it and the Pride committee are hosting the first-ever Pride parade later this month.
Dog owners are being reminded by the humane society and police to not leave their dogs in vehicles as temperatures rise.
The hot weather didn't dispel the energy at Sudbury's Bell Park on Thursday, as more than 1,000 students of two different school boards gathered for a francophone concert.
Honda and General Motors were two of the big keynote speakers on Thursday as the BEV Indepth: Mines to Mobility conference resumed at Cambrian College in Sudbury.
An open-air fire ban declared by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry in the north due to extreme forest fire hazard went into effect at midnight.
Algoma University is offering a summer program designed to give aspiring musicians a head start on a career in music.
A new study released Wednesday finds northern Ontario is far behind when it comes to high-speed internet access.
The second annual battery electric vehicle (BEV) conference is under way at Cambrian College in Sudbury.