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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

Toronto lawyer to represent Mearow

Toronto lawyer to represent Mearow

Mearow faces 25 charges, most of them weapons-related
Eric Mearow faces more charges, continues to be held

Eric Mearow faces more charges, continues to be held

The charges stem from a raid on Simpson Street
Eric Mearow remains in custody as investigation continues

Eric Mearow remains in custody as investigation continues

Crown says further charges pending
Transport driver not guilty in crash that killed Blind River OPP officer

Transport driver not guilty in crash that killed Blind River OPP officer

'As a judge, I must apply the law to the facts as I find them, no matter how unpleasant or unpopular the result'
Transport driver not guilty in crash that killed Blind River OPP officer

Transport driver not guilty in crash that killed Blind River OPP officer

'As a judge, I must apply the law to the facts as I find them, no matter how unpleasant or unpopular the result'
Transport driver not guilty in crash that killed Blind River OPP officer

Transport driver not guilty in crash that killed Blind River OPP officer

'As a judge, I must apply the law to the facts as I find them, no matter how unpleasant or unpopular the result'
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