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Fifth teenager charged with murder of Kyle Yule

A fifth person has been charged

A fifth teenager has been charged with the murder of teen Kyle Yule, who was fatally stabbed on his doorstep.

Murder accused walks free after judge's ruling

Paul Campbell denied murder

A man accused of murdering a man in his own home has been acquitted, after a judge's ruling.

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Shop worker attacked in reported robbery at Co-op

The incident happened on Wednesday night. Picture: Kent Police

Police have released images of two men they want to talk to after a robbery at a supermarket.

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Former club chief: 'Gills owe me £900k'

Former vice-chairman Michael Anderson, right, next to Gillingham chairman Paul Scally

The former vice chairman of Gillingham FC has filed papers with the High Court, claiming he is owed £900,000 by the club.

Couple tie the knot in ceremony at hospital

Anne and Paul got married at Medway Hospital. Picture: Adam Walton.

A man has married his sweetheart of 37 years in a poignant ceremony in hospital, just days after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

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Woman arrested after helicopter pursuit

Stock image

A woman has been arrested following the pursuit of a vehicle from Chatham to Rainham involving a police helicopter.

Owner’s Facebook plea after pet taken from shop

Galactica has been posting on social media in attempts to find the cat.

Galactica Hilton, 18, has taken to Facebook after her cat Salem was taken from a charity shop.

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Man charged with string of burglary offences

Police charged Cash in connection with 10 burglaries in the Towns. Stock picture.

A man has been charged in connection with a string of burglaries said to have happened between October and January.

Wall still not repaired after two years

The wall fell down two years ago and has still not been repaired.

A boundary wall that collapsed more then two years ago has still not been repaired, despite assurances the work would be carried out last summer.

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New urgent care centre will open next spring

Medway Maritime Hospital. Picture: Steve Crispe

In an attempt to ease pressure on the hospital, a new urgent care centre is planned to open in 2019.

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Woman cut free from smashed car

Firefighters use specialist cutting equipment. Stock image: Kent Fire and Rescue

A woman has been taken to hospital with suspected spinal injuries after an early morning crash.

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Panorama investigator witnessed 'threats to annihilate' youth inmates

Medway Secure Training Centre.

An undercover investigator has told a court he witnessed staff at a youth jail inflicting headlocks and kicks and making threats to inmates.

TV catches fire

Stock image

A householder was treated for smoke inhalation after a television in their flat went up in flames.

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Teenage girl found safe and well

Police said the teenager had been found, stock image.

A teenage girl missing since Sunday has now been found safe and well.

Police search cemetery for missing boy

Police were stopping people entering the cemetery this morning as they responded to the reports.

Officers conducted a search in a cemetery as they found a missing 17-year-old.

Have your say in the future of Medway

Medway Council have ambitious plans for the future of Medway.

Fill in an online questionnaire to help shape the future of the Towns.

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Thug armed with scissors hurled racist abuse

Adam Burnett. Picture: Kent Police.

A thug who hurled racist abuse while wielding a pair of scissors as violence erupted in the street has been locked up.

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Police hunt missing girl

Priya Verma, who has been missing since Thursday. Picture: Kent Police

Police are growing increasingly concerned for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing since Thursday.

Teenage girl attacked by 'masked' gang

Police were called to the scene. Library image.

A group of masked teenage boys are said to have punched a girl repeatedly before running away.

Two in custody after police chase

Two people were arrested after patrol units caught a vehicle trying to escape from them.

Two people were arrested after patrol units caught a vehicle allegedly trying to escape from them.

Lane closed after crash

Officers closed a lane of a dual carriageway after they came across a single vehicle collision.

A lane of a dual carriageway was shut after a single-vehicle crash at a busy junction.

Man found dead inside property

Police officers closed St William Way while emergency services attended the scene

A man in his 70s has been found dead inside a house after police closed off the road for six hours.

Boy, 16, held after armed police call-out

Police were called. Stock pic.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested after armed police were called to reports of someone with a weapon.

Warm clothing taken from homeless man

A homeless person sleeping in a shop doorway. Stock image

A policeman has been accused of discrimination after confiscating winter clothing that was gifted to a homeless man.

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Road closed off over concerns for man's welfare set to re-open

Police officers at the scene Picture courtesy: South East 999 Videos

A residential road in Rochester that was closed off by police shortly after noon is expected to re-open soon.

Man knocked to the floor in street attack

An assault was reported outside a row of shops in the High Street, Strood.

Police were called after a man and a woman were both assaulted by the same attacker.

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