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A 26-year-old Timmins man faces a number of charges in connection to a June 17 break and enter at Canadian Tire in Timmins.Shortly after 4 a.m. on June 17, employees of Canadian Tire attended the store in response to an alarm call, said a press release. Upon entering the store, the employees believed the suspect to be in the building, immediately exited, and called Ti...

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Jul 06, 2015

Robbery last night at Douglas St. Jem Mart

The Gem Mart on Douglas Street was robbed July 5. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are investigating a July 5 robbery of the Gem Mart on Douglas Street.At aroun...

Jul 02, 2015

Alleged Timmins Canadian Tire suspect caught

Timmins Police Service believe they've caught the man alleged to have broken into a Canadian Tire store on June 17, resulting in a day-long standoff. File photo

A 26-year-old Timmins man faces a number of charges in connection to a June 17 break and enter at Ca...

Jul 01, 2015

Sex assault charges against former fire chief dropped

Two historical charges against 70-year-old former Estaire-Wanup Volunteer Fire Brigade chief Gordon Hall were suddenly dropped June 30. Supplied photo.

Two historical charges of sexual abuse against 70-year-old former Estaire-Wanup Volunteer Fire Briga...

Jun 30, 2015

Child in hospital after accident on Mindemoya

An eight-year-old boy is in hospital after the boat he was in capsized on Lake Mindemoya on June 29 and he nearly drowned. File photo

A gorgeous afternoon for fishing turned into a frightening ordeal for a father and son on June 29, a...

Jun 29, 2015

OPP locate body of missing boater from West Virginia

Bay on the south shore of Manitoulin Island by the OPP Underwater Search and Rescue Team June 27. Supplied photo.

The body of a missing boater was recovered June 27 from Michael's Bay, on the south shore of Manitou...

Jun 24, 2015

Sudbury man faces human trafficking charges

A man arrested and being held in Greater Sudbury is facing human trafficking charges as part of a province-wide crackdown on the sex trade. Supplied photo.

A man arrested and being held in Greater Sudbury is facing human trafficking charges as part of a pr...

Jun 20, 2015

Missing Sudbury girl has been found: police

Sydney Whyte-Courtemanche is missing and Greater Sudbury police are asking the public's help in locating her. Supplied photos.

Update 2:  Sydney Whyte-Courtamanche has been located, Greater Sudbury Police announced Sunday even...

Jun 19, 2015

Hwy. 69 down to one lane at Magnetewan after single-vehicle crash (5 photos)

Village Media reporter Kenneth Armstrong captured this photo of a car crash on Highway 69 this afternoon. Photo by Kenneth Armstrong.

A car crash on Highway 69 near Magnetewan has partially closed the highway this afternoon.Village Me...

Jun 19, 2015

Police track down hit and run suspect

A 31-year-old man is facing several charges after a June 14 hit-and-run collision on Highway 17, in the Township of Nairn. Supplied photo.

A 31-year-old man is facing several charges after a June 14 hit-and-run collision on Highway 17, in ...

Jun 19, 2015

After almost causing an accident on Hwy. 17, man charged with impaired

A 50-year-old Sudbury man is facing several impaired driving-related charges after being stopped by the OPP June 14. Supplied photo.

A 50-year-old Sudbury man is facing several impaired driving-related charges after being stopped by ...

Jun 19, 2015

Victim of fatal Lavigne crash identified as 30-year-old Sudbury man

Sudbury's Thomas Caleb Fremlin, 30, died after crashing his car June 16. West Nipissing Police had been trying to find him. Supplied photo.

The victim of a fatal June 16 single vehicle collision on Highway 64 in Lavigne has been identified ...

Jun 17, 2015

Timmins standoff looks to have been one-sided: police

Police are seen here June 17 during a 17-hour containment effort in Timmins June 17. Photo from TimminsToday.com.

Updated June 18 at 8 a.m.Timmins Police Services announced that the subject of a 17-hour containment...

Jun 17, 2015

Hwy. 64 fully reopened after yesterday's fatal crash

OPP Noelville Detatchment responded to a fatal crash on Highway 64 in Lavigne just after midnight on June 17. Supplied photo.

Updated June 18 at 8:05 a.m.Highway 64 between Poirier Road and Caron Road in Lavigne was fully reop...

Jun 16, 2015

Two women charged after Garson dirt bike chase

The Greater Sudbury Police Service's Traffic Management Unit charged two dirt bike riders on June 13 and are searching for a third. Supplied photo.

Two dirt bike riders were charged on June 13 after attempting to flee from police.On June 13, a memb...

Jun 16, 2015

Weird release of the day: Garden gnome-napping

Two garden gnomes (not as pictured) were reportedly taken from a home on Westhill Road in Elliot Lake last week. Supplied photo.

We get some strange news releases at NorthernLife.ca. Conspiracy theories, weird products and an awf...

Jun 16, 2015

Pickaxe-wielding man robs Lorne St. Subway

The Subway on Lorne Street was robbed Monday night by a suspect wielding a pickaxe. Supplied photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are investigating after the Subway on Lorne Street was robbed Monday night.At...

Jun 14, 2015

Gail Lynds found alive and healthy, police confirm

ccording to media reports Gail Lynds, 73, who has been missing since June 9, has now been found. File photo.

Update:Missing senior Gail Lynds was found alive and in good health, Sudbury police confirmed Sunday...

Jun 14, 2015

Woman stabbed in the Donovan Sunday morning

A woman was stabbed in the Bessie Avenue area shortly after midnight on Sunday, report police. File photo.

A woman was stabbed in the Bessie Avenue area shortly after midnight on Sunday, report police.The 20...

Jun 13, 2015

Police arrest male suspect in relation to Beech Street death

Greater Sudbury Police cordoned off a rooming home on Beech Street, in downtown Sudbury, after a tenant discovered a lifeless body in the first unit Friday morning. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Update:Police have arrested a male suspect for assault and assault causing bodily harm, in relation ...

Jun 13, 2015

Train derailment west of the city

A Huron Central train derailed west of Sudbury this afternoon at Municipal Road 4 and Bay Street, around 30 kilometres west of the city. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

A Huron Central train derailed west of Sudbury Saturday afternoon at Municipal Road 4 and Bay Street...

Jun 13, 2015

Police arrest robbery suspect

olice arrested a man Friday night suspected of robbing the Esso gas station, located at 1833 Regent Street, earlier that day. File photo.

Police arrested a man Friday night suspected of robbing the Esso gas station, located at 1833 Regent...

Jun 12, 2015

Police make 11 impaired driving charges in May

Greater Sudbury Police charged 11 drivers with impaired driving during the month of May. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police charged 11 drivers with impaired driving during the month of May.Nine of the ...

Jun 12, 2015

Wanup residents asked to be on the lookout for Gail Lynds

A pair of Greater Sudbury Police Service ATVs and an SUV on site at the GSPS command post in Wanup where the search for Gail Lynds is ongoing. Jonathan Migneault.

 The Greater Sudbury Police Service is continuing its investigation and search efforts in relation t...

Jun 12, 2015

Police still months away from using license plate scanner

Greater Sudbury Police are one step closer to being able to use a device that will automatically scan nearby license plates wherever the police cruiser travels. File photo.

Greater Sudbury Police are one step closer to being able to use a device that will automatically sca...

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