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 wet start to spring followed by hot, dry temperatures means it has been the perfect storm for mosquitos to make a rapid return to our region.
The Ontario Medical Association has released its progress report on primary care and what it's found is progress has been made but there's a lot of work that is still needed to be done.
A 31-year-old was clocked doing 154 km/h on Highway 11 in North Bay and a commercial driver travelling 125 km/h on Highway 17 in Kenora on Wednesday.
The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) is out with its annual 'Worst Roads' lists and the top five in northern Ontario are located in Timmins, Greater Sudbury and North Bay.
For decades, Jane Goodall has been a household name as a leading activist with her work with chimpanzees in Tanzania and now, she is returning to Sudbury with a new film featuring local environmental efforts.
With hot and dry weather and an increasing number of forest fires in the region, the City of Greater Sudbury and Municipality of Killarney are joining a number of Ontario communities that are banning open-air fires.
'Together as one we walk to stop Crohn's and Colitis' is the theme of a fundraiser being held this Sunday in communities across Canada, including in northern Ontario.
An outdoor theatre is set to open in downtown Sudbury this summer.