Players bet £30k a sitting, says former Newcastle striker, who blew £2m and had loan sharks after him
Newcastle Crown Court
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Friday 30 August 2013
Anthony Kennedy, who hid in ventilation shafts when he was on the run in the 1990s, jailed for burglary
British internet troll Reece Elliott jailed for two years after making threat to kill 200 US children on Facebook
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Father-of-one admits one count of making a threat to kill and eight of sending grossly offensive messages
Jeremy Bamber among Britain’s most notorious murderers to challenge whole-life sentences in European courts
Monday 08 July 2013
Victory for the family killer, Peter Moore and Douglas Vinter could lead to further calls from right wingers to distance the country from Strasbourg
Friday 21 June 2013
Midfielder appears on five different charges as controversial week for the Tyneside club continues
British internet troll Reece Elliott admits threats to kill 200 people that kept thousands of US pupils away from school
Friday 26 April 2013
A British internet troll has admitted threatening to kill 200 US citizens in Facebook posts which led thousands of children to kept away from school.
Monday 18 March 2013
A total of 60 people have been convicted or pleaded guilty to being involved in one of the country’s largest “crash for cash” scams.
Friday 25 January 2013
A father who bit off part of a love rival's finger at a children's nativity play has been sentenced to 11 months in jail.
Friday 18 January 2013
A university professor has been convicted of scrawling polite graffiti on luxury cars causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.
Tuesday 20 November 2012
Allen was on the run from police when he attacked 81-year-old Colin Dunford and 51-year-old Julie Davison
Monday 15 October 2012
Newcastle United footballer Nile Ranger has been convicted of two counts of assault by beating against two police officers.
Monday 01 October 2012
A paranoid schizophrenic man who repeatedly raped an escort in a nine-and-a-half hour ordeal at a hotel has been told it will be years before he is safe to be freed.
Tuesday 14 August 2012
An internet pirate who made up to £60,000 a month from his site which allowed people to download TV shows and films was jailed for four years today.
Friday 13 July 2012
Two prisoners who disembowelled a fellow inmate were told by a judge yesterday that they are likely to spend the rest of their lives in jail.
Thursday 12 July 2012
Two prisoners who disembowelled an inmate so they could eat his liver were told by a judge today that they are likely to spend the rest of their lives in jail.
Wednesday 04 July 2012
A self-confessed “psychopath” was today jailed for life with a minimum term of 35 years after he was found guilty of bludgeoning a pensioner to death with a hammer.
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