A man has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing and killing a man, who did not die until five years after the attack in Wigan.
Thanks to the ‘courage and bravery’ of a woman who was subjected to a series of ‘harrowing and deeply distressing’ attacks in Salford, an attempted rapist has been jailed.
An unemployed poker player from Romania who cheated two Greater Manchester casinos out of large sums of money has been caught after trying to flee the country.
Carl Fagan, 51, and son Daniel, 19, became embroiled in a spat with Carl Lees, who was known to the Fagan family.
A policewoman who leaked confidential details about the manhunt for Dale Cregan so she could give her sister some ‘gossip’ about the double cop killer wept as she was jailed for almost three years today.
Convicted rapist Ched Evans should be allowed to return to professional football or it will undermine the UK legal system, claims a Manchester-based legal expert.
The government is planning to scrap the use of police cautions where those who commit minor offences are given a formal warning across England and Wales. The new scheme will replace the use of simple cautions and will be tougher than the current system, giving victims more say.
On Valentine’s Day last year, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, in what he claimed was a tragic accident.
Former Radio 1 DJ Dave Lee Travis has avoided prison for indecently assaulting a woman at BBC Manchester studios – with the judge citing jailed paedophile Stuart Hall’s sentence as the reason.
Driving instructor jailed after using ‘manipulative lies’ including cancer cure con to swindle £250,000 from clients
Dennis Whitfield, 66, managed to swindle £244,000 from eight clients through a variety of ‘manipulative’ stories, even going so far as to tell one victim he was using the money to buy her expensive medication to fight cancer.
Last week, Nick Freeman defended Simon Martins, 24, in Manchester Crown Court on the charge of death by dangerous driving, after Martins hit granddad-of-54, Rabbi Hyman Steinberg on Leicester Road in December 2012