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23/03/2017

Four men and a woman found guilty of child sexual exploitation

Four men and one woman have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield

14/03/2017

Man sentenced for murder of elderly Suffolk couple

A man has today (March 14) been sentenced to life imprisonment, with a minimum term of 35 years, for the murder of an elderly married couple from Suffolk.

10/03/2017

Police body-worn video leads to domestic abuse conviction

Police body-worn video evidence has been used to prosecute a man who assaulted a woman and a boy.

10/03/2017

Eye-track technology helps to imprison abuser

A former vicar who abused a choirboy more than 35 years ago has been jailed for four years after his victim gave evidence using eye-tracking technology which turned his blinks into words.

10/03/2017

Former NHS chief executive receives suspended prison sentence for fraud

A former NHS chief executive has today (Fri 10 Mar) received a suspended prison sentence after she admitted paying her husband more than £11,000 of public money for a graphic design project he never completed.

10/03/2017

Sham marriage gang sentenced

A gang who flew Lithuanian brides into the UK as part of an immigration scam have today (10 March) been sentenced at Croydon Crown Court.

09/03/2017

Barry Bennell update

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 9 March, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with four counts of indecent assault on a boy aged 11 to 12 years.

08/03/2017

Former police officer jailed for theft of rare coins

A former police officer who kept rare gold coins he found on a farmer's land was sentenced today (Mar 8) to 16 months' imprisonment for theft.

08/03/2017

International Women's Day - Bodyworn police cameras helping domestic abuse prosecutions

Video cameras worn by police are providing vital new evidence to help the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) convict domestic abusers.

07/03/2017

Barry Bennell

A CPS spokesperson said: "Today, 7 March, former professional football coach Barry Bennell, 63, was informed that he has been charged with eight counts of non-recent child sexual abuse, following an investigation by Cheshire Police.

06/03/2017

Former NHS manager jailed for lying about his qualifications

A senior NHS boss who lied about his qualifications in order to gain jobs in the health sector has been given a two-year prison sentence at Exeter Crown Court today (6 March).

06/03/2017

Cold-call gang jailed for £1.7 million investment scam

A cold-call gang which conned dozens of victims into handing over more than £1.7 million by promoting non-existent investment opportunities have been sentenced today (Mar 6).

03/03/2017

Former teacher and charity worker guilty of sex offences

A former teacher and charity worker has been found guilty of a string of sex offences spanning almost 30 years.

02/03/2017

Derry McCann pleads guilty to London rape

A man has admitted raping a woman on his wedding day in a prolonged sexual attack.

01/03/2017

Albanian Anti-Slavery Team links up with CPS

Senior members of the Albanian government are in Wales this week for a major event on modern slavery hosted by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Welsh Government.

01/03/2017

Sex Offender Sentenced To 27 Years Imprisonment

A sex offender who carried out attacks on a total of four women and girls over a period of more than thirty years has been sentenced to 27 years' imprisonment today (1 March 2017).

28/02/2017

Double murderer jailed for city centre stabbings

A murderer who stabbed his ex-girlfriend and her new partner to death in a 'brutal' city centre attack has today (Tue 28 Feb) been jailed for a minimum of 23 years.

27/02/2017

CPS to charge prison officer with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office

A prison officer is to be charged with gross negligence manslaughter and misconduct in public office in relation to the death of an inmate at HMP Woodhill.

23/02/2017

Man sentenced to five years imprisonment for terrorism and hate crime offences

Sean Creighton has today been sentenced to five years' imprisonment after pleading guilty to a string of terrorism and hate crime offences at Kingston Crown Court.

22/02/2017

Ian Stewart convicted of Helen Bailey murder

A 56-year-old man who drugged and suffocated his fiancée before hiding her body in a cesspit has been convicted of her murder today (22 February).