Locked up in September: Faces of 39 dangerous criminals taken off North East’s streets

These are the faces of 39 people who have been jailed in the North East during September. Courts across our region heard a range of cases in January, from murders to petty thefts. Stories ChronicleLive has covered include a nightmare neighbour who smashed a man over the head with a piece of wood, leaving him … Read more

California moves to block use of rap lyrics as incriminating evidence in court

California governor Gavin NewsomPhoto: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Accompanied (virtually) by rappers Killer Mike, Meek Mill, Too $hort, Ty Dolla $ign, YG, E-40, and Tyga, California governor Gavin Newsom signed a new bill into law today, curtailing the use of rap lyrics as evidence in criminal cases in the state. That’s in contravention of a pretty … Read more

FDNY EMT is STABBED to death while giving aid to patient

A New York City EMT was stabbed to death while rendering aid to a patient in Queens on Thursday as crime in the Big Apple continues to spiral out of control. Police say the 61-year-old medic was rendering aid to a patient in the Astoria neighborhood at around 2.30pm, when an emotionally disturbed relative of the … Read more

Watchdog probe launched into claim Northumbria Police used excessive force during Newcastle city centre arrest

A man arrested when police were called to a large city centre brawl has claimed officers used excessive force. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is appealing for witnesses to come forward as it investigates the circumstances of the arrest in Newcastle. Northumbria Police were called to reports of a fight between a large … Read more

British boy, 17, is charged with hacking Uber and Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar

A 17-year-old boy from Oxfordshire in England has been arrested in relation to recent high-profile hackings of Uber and Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar.  According to reporting from Matthew Keys’ The Desk, the unnamed teen is being held on charges that include conspiracy to attack at least two computing systems.  A brief statement from the City of … Read more

Islamist preacher accused of ‘stirring up hatred’ in Leicester

While there, he targeted Jewish passers-by, asking them for their views on Israel and giving speeches about “the killing of children” while standing in front of a billboard with the words: “Did we not learn from the Holocaust?” Allegations of anti-Semitism by Mr Hijab were reported to the Metropolitan Police by the Community Security Trust, … Read more

Fight crime and forget ‘diversity and inclusion’ schemes, Suella Braverman tells police

“It is absolutely vital that trust is restored, and to address this we must have visible and responsive policing,” she wrote. “It must deliver the public’s priorities, and it must treat victims with the respect they deserve. “The public have a right to expect that the police get the basics right: driving down anti-social behaviour … Read more

‘I’m resigning – victims are being completely failed’

The choice of Dame Vera Baird, 72, as victims’ commissioner was always an unusual political fit. Self-avowedly more a Brownite than a Blairite, she was a high-flying barrister within New Labour, succeeding the former Northern Ireland secretary Mo Mowlam as MP in the north-east constituency of Redcar in 2001 before being appointed solicitor general by … Read more

17-Year-Old Suspected GTA 6 Leaker Has Been Arrested

Image: Rockstar Games Today, London City Police announced they had arrested a 17-year-old from Oxfordshire Thursday evening. While the police have yet to confirm why, it’s been reported that the teen was arrested in connection with the recent Uber and Grand Theft Auto VI leaks. The suspect remains in City Police custody at this time. … Read more

Jack Grealish had sex with alleged rape victim at a Benjamin Mendy party, court hears

Mr Matturie then allegedly raped the 23-year-old in the car they used to go to a shop at a local petrol station before returning to the house. The 17-year-old told police: “I asked her what happened. I took her to the toilet. She’s absolutely distraught, in hysterics. “She just told me she had fallen asleep … Read more