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Linda Richardson

Linda Richardson is a freelance journalist who has been covering Sault Ste. Marie's courts and other local news for more than 35 years.

Recent Work by Linda

Man involved in Wellington East shooting now on path to 'a more pro-social lifestyle', says judge

Man involved in Wellington East shooting now on path to 'a more pro-social lifestyle', says judge

'You have an opportunity to make your late father and godfather proud of you by turning your life around,' judge tells man sentenced to six years in prison
Date not yet set for Mearow conditions hearing

Date not yet set for Mearow conditions hearing

He made a brief appearance in court this morning
Mearow released

Mearow released

He was released Friday on bail and is due to return to court Monday
Judge rules Sault man put women at risk by not disclosing HIV status

Judge rules Sault man put women at risk by not disclosing HIV status

He met two of the women on a dating website. The third he was introduced to by family
Release delayed as Mearow opts to wait for Toronto lawyer

Release delayed as Mearow opts to wait for Toronto lawyer

The Crown is asking for a peace bond partly due to witnesses' fears
Judge rules Sault man put women at risk by not disclosing HIV status

Judge rules Sault man put women at risk by not disclosing HIV status

He met two of the women on a dating website. The third he was introduced to by family
Eric Mearow's release hinges on conditions

Eric Mearow's release hinges on conditions

He would be the second man involved in Wesley Hallam's 2011 death to be set free
Former fire chief's case to resume in February

Former fire chief's case to resume in February

Fraud-related charges followed a seven-month investigation by OPP
A California man is behind bars because of what border officers found on his cell phone

A California man is behind bars because of what border officers found on his cell phone

It was child pornography
A California man is behind bars because of what border officers found on his cell phone

A California man is behind bars because of what border officers found on his cell phone

It was child pornography