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Murder accused reached for machete ‘fearing for his life’

20 February 2024
Murder accused reached for machete ‘fearing for his life’

A teenager accused of murder claims his mother’s boyfriend walked into a machete he was holding to defend himself after an argument about tobacco.

Adoptive dad who murdered two-year-old jailed for life

16 February 2024
Adoptive dad who murdered two-year-old jailed for life

A father found guilty of killing his adopted daughter at home before heading to Tesco has been jailed.

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Teen accused of murdering mum’s boyfriend with machete

12 February 2024
Teen accused of murdering mum’s boyfriend with machete

A court has heard a 19-year-old repeatedly stabbed his mother’s partner with a “huge” knife.

Hit-and-run driver found guilty of pensioner’s death

08 February 2024
Hit-and-run driver found guilty of pensioner’s death

A 30-year-old woman has been convicted of causing the death of a pensioner by dangerous driving after hitting him and “just driving off”.

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Man who stabbed woman 15 times after row over Covid jailed

08 February 2024
Man who stabbed woman 15 times after row over Covid jailed

A knife-wielding thug who stabbed a neighbour 15 times as she lay in bed after an argument about Covid has been convicted of attempted murder.

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Ford driver ‘just drove off’ after pensioner fatally struck while crossing

31 January 2024
Ford driver ‘just drove off’ after pensioner fatally struck while crossing

A witness to a fatal crash has described to a court the moment he saw a pedestrian ‘fly into the air’ as a hit-and-run trial gets underway.

‘Dangerous’ teen jailed after fatal alley stabbing

29 January 2024
‘Dangerous’ teen jailed after fatal alley stabbing

A teenager who said he carried a knife for his own protection has been jailed for more than 10 years for fatally stabbing another teen.

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Driver admits causing colleague’s death after fatal ambulance crash

29 January 2024
Driver admits causing colleague’s death after fatal ambulance crash

A 45-year-old ambulance driver has pleaded guilty to causing death by driving carelessly after his colleague was killed in a crash.

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Pervert jailed for 18 years after raping child

22 January 2024
Pervert jailed for 18 years after raping child

A tattooed sado-masochist who raped a child 30 years ago has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Woman denies murdering pub landlord

19 January 2024
Woman denies murdering pub landlord

A woman accused of the murder of a pub landlord has appeared in court and is to go on trial later this year.

Members of huge drug-dealing operation receive 100 years in jail

18 January 2024
Members of huge drug-dealing operation receive 100 years in jail

Ten men involved in what is thought to be one of the biggest drug operations in the south east have received jail time totaling more than 100 years.

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WATCH: Mum and ex-boyfriend jailed for life after toddler’s ‘frenzied’ caravan murder

12 January 2024
WATCH: Mum and ex-boyfriend jailed for life after toddler’s ‘frenzied’ caravan murder

A mother and her former partner who murdered her 18-month-old son in a “wicked and torturous attack” have been jailed for life.

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Baby murderers to be sentenced on camera today

12 January 2024
Baby murderers to be sentenced on camera today

A man and woman who murdered a toddler in a “wicked attack” are being sentenced in front of camera crews today.

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Teen stabbed off-duty officer after row at McDonald’s

11 January 2024
Teen stabbed off-duty officer after row at McDonald’s

A teenager who stabbed an off-duty officer after an argument broke out at a high street fast-food chain has been sent to a young offender institute.

Adoptive dad found guilty of two-year-old’s death

09 January 2024
Adoptive dad found guilty of two-year-old’s death

A dad accused of causing the death of his two-year-old adopted daughter before creating a false alibi has been found guilty.

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Motorcyclist still living with horror crash injuries

22 December 2023
Motorcyclist still living with horror crash injuries

A biker is facing the prospect of losing part of his leg more than a year after an accident on one of the county’s busiest stretches of road.

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Brothers jailed after suspected bike thief shot

20 December 2023
Brothers jailed after suspected bike thief shot

Two brothers have been locked up after a suspected bike thief was shot at multiple times.

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Baby killers to be sentenced on camera in first for Kent court

20 December 2023
Baby killers to be sentenced on camera in first for Kent court

A man and woman who murdered a toddler in a “wicked attack” will learn their fate at a hearing filmed in a Kent court for the first time.

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Alleged murder victim named for first time

19 December 2023
Alleged murder victim named for first time

A 66-year-old alleged murder victim has been named for the first time, as a man appeared in crown court charged with the death.

Dad accused of tot’s murder says he ‘was at Tesco’

13 December 2023
Dad accused of tot’s murder says he ‘was at Tesco’

The adoptive father of a two-year-old has told a murder trial jury that he was at the supermarket when the tot suffered fatal injuries.

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