Thu 18 Jan 2018
THE youth centre co-founded by a man convicted of possessing child abuse images has closed while it works with the council’s safeguarding board.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 29 Sep 2017
A 54 year-old man has been charged with rape and sexual assault as part of the National Crime Agency’s investigation into historic child abuse in Rotherham - dubbed Operation Stovewood.
A SEX offender who stroked and touched children in a playground has been jailed after he twice breached an order which prevented him from having unsupervised contact with children.
By Sam Cooper on Fri 29 Sep 2017
A MAN has appeared in court charged with threatening people with a fake gun.
By Adele Forrest on Wed 27 Sep 2017
PLANS to extend the hours magistrates’ courts can sit have been put back after being branded a farce by a Rotherham solicitor.
A SUPERMARKET manager who stole nearly £7,000 from his company by swindling online orders and selling them on eBay has been handed a suspended sentence.
By Adele Forrest on Mon 25 Sep 2017
A MAN who was killed in his flat had suffered with 76 different injuries which were consistent with “a sustained assault”, a court heard.
By Gareth Dennison on Mon 25 Sep 2017
A MAN from Rotherham was charged with assaulting a police officer after a disturbance in Kent.
A GANG of beer smugglers who evaded £3.8 million in tax have been jailed for a total of 19 years.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 21 Sep 2017
TWO brothers and their cousin have gone on trial accused of climbing into a drug addict’s flat and beating him to death.
A CHILD groomer who sent an explicit photo of himself to a vulnerable schoolgirl was identified after his tattoo could be seen in the indecent image, a court heard.
By Antony Clay on Thu 21 Sep 2017
A GANG of four men have been jailed for a total of 12 years and 11 months after admitting carrying out a series of burglaries in Rotherham, Doncaster and Derby.
By Dave Doyle on Tue 19 Sep 2017
A SUPERMARKET, which caused the death of a contractor by allowing unsafe work conditions, has been fined £2.5 million.
By Adele Forrest on Tue 19 Sep 2017
A TEENAGE burglar has admitted targeting four homes within a week, stealing jewellery, bank cards and electronics.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 15 Sep 2017
A FORMER company director has been jailed for four years after being found guilty of historic sex offences against a schoolgirl.
By Michael Upton on Fri 15 Sep 2017
A CHILD sex abuse survivor said she was overwhelmed by the level of public support after thousands backed her call for a criminal probe into council and police officials.