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Joanna Dennehy was allegedly assisted by two accomplices who tried to help her cover up the 'terrible truth' of the three murders

Man sought over two Manchester murders

Police are continuing their hunt for a man wanted for questioning over the murders of a father and son.

Prisoner gets apology from ombudsman over attack inquiry

A triple murderer who attacked three prison officers with a broken bottle while serving a life sentence has secured an apology after authorities failed to properly investigate claims that he had been attacked by warders in his cell.

Batman shooting suspect faces 24 murder charges

With his orange-dyed hair slicked back, the Colorado shooting suspect, James Holmes, sat impassively during a one-hour hearing in a packed courtroom yesterday as prosecutors charged him with 24 counts of murder.

Shot Devizes solicitor James Ward dies from injuries

A solicitor who was shot in the head with a sawn-off shotgun in Devizes has died from his injuries.

Man held for Los Angeles area homeless stabbings

Police have arrested a man over the stabbings of three homeless people in the Los Angeles area, who they say goes by a name signed on “death warrants” found with the wounded victims.

Daily Mail and Daily Mirror guilty of contempt after Milly Dowler case

Two national newspapers were found guilty of contempt of court today over articles published after a killer's conviction for the abduction and murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler.

Levi Bellfield articles 'prejudicial', court hears

Two national newspapers published "seriously prejudicial" articles after a killer's conviction for the abduction and murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler, the High Court heard today.

International sex offender who targeted women at Finsbury Square protest camp jailed

An anti-capitalist protester uncovered as a sex offender with a string of international convictions including for rape and manslaughter has been jailed for 24 weeks.

Young athlete's murderer David Nyamupfukudza jailed

A teenager has been jailed for life for shooting an aspiring athlete in "an act of cold-blooded murder".

Chen's brother flees from home

Chen Guangcheng's brother has fled his closely guarded village in eastern China to seek legal advice in Beijing, his lawyer said.

Littlehey jail mutiny pair given longer sentences

Two convicted criminals who attacked prison officers and held a mutiny inside their jail have been handed longer sentences.

Graham Mitchell tells of Portugal extradition relief

A father who was facing trial for a crime he thought he was acquitted of 17 years ago said today he had been through hell but was relieved that Portuguese authorities had dropped their extradition request.

Tina Nash (right) being supported by a police officer outside Truro Crown Court.

Blinded woman Tina Nash makes domestic violence appeal

A woman blinded in an horrendous violent assault by her boyfriend has urged people suffering domestic violence to come forward.

Teenagers arrested after Birmingham city centre stabbing

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a city centre stabbing which left a man in a critical condition.

Lawyer for shot Russian banker to meet UK detectives

The lawyer of the Russian banker who was shot and seriously injured in a suspected contract hit in east London was due to arrive in Britain last night to meet Scotland Yard detectives.

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