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.
A colourful musical parade kicked off festivities at the Rayside Balfour Heritage Days Festival on Saturday.
A water advisory is in effect for Kagawong on Manitoulin Island. Public Health Sudbury and Districts say a loss of water pressure created conditions that has compromised the safety of the community's drinking water.
A tenant displaced in the downtown Sudbury fire last month said her hotel is denying her request to move her room to a centralized location following an attempted break-in.
St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Orthodox Church on Baker Street is seeing an influx of new parishioners as more families from Ukraine flee the war and settle in Sudbury
Greater Sudbury, which has kept its integrity commissioner busy since he took office in 2019, is set to hire a new person for the job effective next month.
There is one new confirmed fire in the Northeast Region as of Saturday. Here’s what you need to know.
A speakeasy is gaining popularity in Sudbury. It's called the Night Owl and it’s owned by the same people behind the coffee shop Books and Beans.
A drop in water pressure because of a broken watermain prompted Public Health Sudbury & Districts to issue a drinking water advisory Thursday afternoon.