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Greater Sudbury Police say there were two incidents of people being attacked by bear spray Thursday about an hour apart.However, they say the attacks were not related. In the first incident, a group of people were attacked around 1:15 a.m. at Rhythm 'N Cues, “during a disturbance involving numerous people. “An adult male, approximately 25 years old, used the bear spra...

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Aug 28, 2015

Wreckage seems to solve 23-year-old mystery near Kap

The Ontario Provincial Police in Kapuskasing found the wreckage of a small plane Aug. 27 that had been missing since 1992. File photo

For years, residents of Kapuskasing and Hearst wondered about the fate of Paul and Suzanne Joanis.On...

Aug 28, 2015

Euthanized bear was probably hit by car: police

Greater Sudbury Police euthanized a bear Aug. 28 that was likely hit by a car. File photo.

Updated Aug. 28 at 4:00 p.m.  An email to NorthernLife.ca from MNRF regional outreach specialist Hea...

Aug 27, 2015

Two bear spray incidents unrelated, Sudbury police say

Greater Sudbury Police say there were two incidents of people being attacked by bear spray Thursday about an hour apart. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police say there were two incidents of people being attacked by bear spray Thursday ...

Aug 27, 2015

Busy first day for police's new automatic licence plate scanner

Greater Sudbury Police unveiled – and began using – its automated licence plate scanner Wednesday, and were able to lay dozens of traffic-related charges in a single day. Photo by Arron Pickard.

It was a busy first day for the automatic licence plate scanner Greater Sudbury Police began using W...

Aug 27, 2015

Fugitive may be in the Sudbury area

Lisa Marie Hutchinson is wanted by the Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement Squad for breaching her parole. Photo supplied

The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locatin...

Aug 26, 2015

GSPS seeking help in locating missing person

David Wilson Jr. has been missing for a few weeks and the GSPS are asking for the assistance of the public in locating him. Supplied photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a 24-year-old-m...

Aug 26, 2015

Virginia shooter caught with licence plate scanner

Journalists Allison Parker and Adam Ward died Aug. 26 when a man walked up to them during a live hit around 6:45 a.m. and opened fire. Photo: Twitter

The suspect in the tragic double murder in Virginia on Wednesday was located by police using the sam...

Aug 26, 2015

Video: Take a look at the new police licence plate scanner

Greater Sudbury Police Service unveiled its new automatic licence plate scanner today. Photo by Arron Pickard

Greater Sudbury Police Service invited media to take a look at the new licence plate scanner today.W... Video:

Aug 26, 2015

Police seek man who allegedly assaulted woman

Greater Sudbury Police have issued an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Devlin McCoshen, who allegedly assaulted a woman in the hallway outside of her apartment yesterday. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are searching for a 33-year-old man who allegedly assaulted a woman in the ha...

Aug 25, 2015

Sudbury police launch automated licence plate scanners

Greater Sudbury Police Service will officially launch their Automated License Plate Recognition (ALPR) scanner on Wednesday. The system uses three cameras that capture two License plates per second, per camera. File photo.

Years in the planning stages, Greater Sudbury Police Service will officially launch their Automated ...

Aug 25, 2015

Motor vehicle collisions down from last year

According to GSPS statistics for the first six months of 2015, motor vehicle collisions are down from the same time period a year ago. File photo.

Motor vehicle collisions in the city are down slightly over this time last year, according to statis...

Aug 25, 2015

Police release new info on man found in Junction Creek

Police have released a sketch of the man whose body was found in Junction Creek on  May 2. Supplied photo,

Greater Sudbury Police have released a sketch of the man whose body was found floating in Junction C...

Aug 25, 2015

Seven-year-old remains in stable, but serious, condition

The investigation continues after a seven-year-old girl was struck and injured by a vehicle at the intersection of Brady and Minto streets Aug. 24. File photo

Greater Sudbury Police reopened Brady Street at about 9 p.m. last night after a seven-year-old girl ...

Aug 24, 2015

Police get $100K from province for community safety program

Ontario is investing $100,000 in a new safety program that supports local police and community groups in their work to build a safer, stronger community in Sudbury. File photo.

Ontario is investing $100,000 in a new safety program that supports local police and community group...

Aug 24, 2015

Stunt driving charges laid in Chelmsford

A 45-year-old man was charged with stunt driving after he was observed travelling more than 70 km/h over the speed limit in Chelmsford on Aug. 21. File photo.

A 45-year-old man was charged with stunt driving after he was observed travelling more than 70 km/h ...

Aug 24, 2015

Girl seriously injured after being struck by pick-up truck

Greater Sudbury police closed off the east-bound lane of Brady Street, in front of the police station, after a pedestrian was struck by a pick-up truck Monday afternoon. Photo by: Jonathan Migneault.

Updated: 4:10 p.m.  The Greater Sudbury Police Service is currently investigating a motor vehicle co...

Aug 21, 2015

Take care of your cottage items - OPP

Cottage season may be winding down, but the OPP are urging cottagers to remaing vigilant in taking action against break ins and thefts. Supplied photo.

Time is running down on the summer and there may only be a few more opportunities to get out to the ...

Aug 21, 2015

Mother bear killed by police at Camp Sudaca

A bear was killed by Greater Sudbury Police at Camp Sudaca yesterday. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police have killed another bear, this time at Camp Sudaca.At around 12:30 p.m. Aug. ...

Aug 20, 2015

Debris in Valley East sewer was not human remains

GSPS have confirmed that debris found in a sewer in Valley East were in fact not human remains. File photo.

On Aug. 20, shortly after 2 p.m., Greater Sudbury Police received reports from city contractors that...

Aug 20, 2015

Police search for man with outstanding warrants

Greater Sudbury Police are seeking the assistance of the public to locate Michael McNichol, who has outstanding warrants including assault with a weapon. Supplied photo.

The Greater Sudbury Police Service is seeking the assistance of the public in locating a man with ou...

Aug 18, 2015

Weapons complaint leads to arrest on Barrydowne Road

Greater Sudbury Police conducted a very public arrest on Barrydowne Road this afternoon after receiving a weapons complaint. Photo supplied

Drivers and walkers on Barrydowne Road witnessed Greater Sudbury Police in action this morning.Staff...

Aug 18, 2015

Argo crash: Three-year-old now out of critical care

Two children injured in an ATV crash in Dowling on Saturday were still at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children as of Monday afternoon, police confirmed. File photo.

Updated at 1:27 p.m.: NorthernLife.ca has received an update about the two young children and one ad...

Aug 17, 2015

No 'gang of miscreants' in Flour Mill: Police

Citizens should not feel unsafe after an attack that occurred in the Flour Mill early Sunday morning, says the Greater Sudbury Police Service. File photo.

Citizens should not feel unsafe after an attack in the Flour Mill early Sunday morning, says the Gre...

Aug 16, 2015

Man beaten unconscious in Flour Mill Saturday

Andrew Low says he was knocked unconscious by a group of attackers while walking home from a friend's housewarming party in the Flour Mill. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

A Sudbury man says he was knocked unconscious by a group of attackers while walking home from a frie...

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