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Julia Roberts joined the KM Group in August 2023 covering Canterbury Crown Court.

Julia Roberts

‘Dangerous’ sex offender jailed for 15 years for degrading attack

17 April 2024
‘Dangerous’ sex offender jailed for 15 years for degrading attack

A “dangerous” man who subjected a woman to a degrading and humiliating sexual assault has been jailed for 15 years.

Video shows confrontation before landlord was fatally stabbed

16 April 2024
Video shows confrontation before landlord was fatally stabbed

Video footage of the moments before and after a pub landlord was knifed to death has been released.

Reality TV star faces ‘meaty’ jail sentence over drug ‘running’

16 April 2024
Reality TV star faces ‘meaty’ jail sentence over drug ‘running’

An ex-MTV show contestant due to undergo two leg operations has been told he faces a long jail sentence for drug offences when he recovers.

‘It’s going to burn’ warned man who tried to set police station on fire

16 April 2024
‘It’s going to burn’ warned man who tried to set police station on fire

A would-be arsonist caused ‘chaos’ at a police station after dropping a lit rag on to accelerant on the front desk and assaulting an officer.

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Trial date set for businessman accused over cyclist crash death

15 April 2024
Trial date set for businessman accused over cyclist crash death

A motorist accused of killing a cyclist will stand trial next year.

‘I chinned her and laid her out - she was in a rage’

15 April 2024
‘I chinned her and laid her out - she was in a rage’

A pub customer has told a murder trial jury how he tried to save a landlord’s life after he tackled his knife-wielding alleged killer.

Wife’s tears as she recalls ‘horror film’ moment husband stabbed in front of her

13 April 2024
Wife’s tears as she recalls ‘horror film’ moment husband stabbed in front of her

The wife of a pub landlord allegedly murdered by his ex sister-in-law has recalled the "horror film" moment he was fatally stabbed.

Murder accused ‘laughed’ as people tried to save landlord’s life

12 April 2024
Murder accused ‘laughed’ as people tried to save landlord’s life

A woman accused of stabbing a pub boss to death is said to have laughed as people rushed to help him.

‘It shattered my world so completely and utterly’

11 April 2024
‘It shattered my world so completely and utterly’

A man celebrating his birthday was knocked unconscious and left with a brain injury in a vicious beer glass attack.

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Pensioner jailed for child sex crimes ‘ripped lives apart’ without ‘crumb’ of remorse

11 April 2024
Pensioner jailed for child sex crimes ‘ripped lives apart’ without ‘crumb’ of remorse

A “despicable” 67-year-old man has been jailed after being found guilty of multiple child sex offences dating back to the late 1980’s.

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Young dad ploughed into couple at 80mph while ‘showing off’ in BMW

11 April 2024
Young dad ploughed into couple at 80mph while ‘showing off’ in BMW

A dad-of-two who was showing off and speeding in his BMW when it crashed into a young couple walking their dog has been jailed.

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Murder trial hears pub landlord told 999 operator ‘I’ve just been stabbed’

10 April 2024
Murder trial hears pub landlord told 999 operator ‘I’ve just been stabbed’

A murder trial jury has been told a pub landlord was on the phone to police when he was fatally stabbed by his ex sister-in-law.

Woman jailed after helping teens attack homeless man with machete

09 April 2024
Woman jailed after helping teens attack homeless man with machete

A woman who distracted a homeless man so two teens could carry out a “terrifying attack” has been jailed.

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Daughter pleaded with mum not to tattoo her - but she did

07 April 2024
Daughter pleaded with mum not to tattoo her - but she did

A mum told her underage daughter to “shut-up” when she said she did not want to be tattooed.

Burglar on the run after leaping from dock and fleeing court

05 April 2024
Burglar on the run after leaping from dock and fleeing court

Police have launched a manhunt for a burglar who distracted a dock officer before bolting for the courtroom door and escaping.

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Dad cleared of murdering rapist

04 April 2024
Dad cleared of murdering rapist

A dad who beat a child rapist to death has been cleared of murder after admitting manslaughter.

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Woman ‘helped teens launch machete attack in alleyway’

03 April 2024
Woman ‘helped teens launch machete attack in alleyway’

A woman helped two machete-wielding teenagers launch an alleyway attack which left a homeless man with life-threatening injuries, a court has heard.

Drug supply boss jailed for 11 years

03 April 2024
Drug supply boss jailed for 11 years

A fuel company boss who played a "leading role" in directing and organising the sale of a commercial quantity of cocaine has been jailed.

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Dad admits killing child rapist but denies murder

25 March 2024
Dad admits killing child rapist but denies murder

A dad-of-two on trial for murdering a child rapist has today pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Mum-of-four jailed after grandad killed in ‘horrific’ hit-and-run

21 March 2024
Mum-of-four jailed after grandad killed in ‘horrific’ hit-and-run

A mum-of-four who caused the death of a pensioner by dangerous driving after hitting him and “just driving off” has been jailed.

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