Mon 10 May 2021
PARENTS across South Yorkshire are urged to be aware of an emerging scam where fraudsters have posed as victims' children in a bid to steal thousands of pounds.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 08 Feb 2019
TWO men have been arrested on suspicion of historical sex offences as part of the National Crime Agency’s investigation into child abuse in Rotherham.
The Rotherham MP pointed out how scandal-hit Rotherham Borough Council could be a victim of its own recent improvement when it comes to fresh funding.
By David Parker on Tue 05 Feb 2019
A PAEDOPHILE who had hundreds of indecent images of children — some as young as two — on his laptop has been spared jail.
By David Parker on Mon 04 Feb 2019
THE TRIAL of a man accused of offering a schoolgirl drugs in return for sexual favours has collapsed after the defendant fell ill.
By David Parker on Thu 31 Jan 2019
A FORMER sailor who was accused of sexually abusing a teenager in the 1970s has been acquitted by a jury.
By David Parker on Wed 30 Jan 2019
A FORMER sailor has gone on trial accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the 1970s.
By David Parker on Tue 29 Jan 2019
A PAEDOPHILE from Rotherham has been jailed for six years for sexually abusing a teenage boy.
A MAN accused of offering drugs to a schoolgirl “in return for sexual favours” has gone on trial at Sheffield Crown Court.
By Adele Forrest on Fri 25 Jan 2019
THREE Rotherham men have been arrested on suspicion of rape as part of the National Crime Agency’s investigation into historic abuse in the town.
By David Parker on Fri 25 Jan 2019
A CHILD abuser who attempted to take his own life on the day his trial was due to start has been jailed for 12 years for a catalogue of offences against a schoolgirl.
By Adele Forrest on Thu 24 Jan 2019
NEARLY 50 MPs have backed child abuse campaigner Sammy Woodhouse’s calls for the law to ban any male with a child conceived through rape from applying for access or rights.
By David Parker on Tue 22 Jan 2019
A CHILD sex abuser has been jailed for 24 years for a catalogue of offences against two children.
By David Parker on Mon 21 Jan 2019
A REPORTER who mistakenly revealed the identity of a child sex abuse victim on live radio said he did it while in a state of “extreme exhaustion and confusion”.
By David Parker on Fri 18 Jan 2019
THE BBC boss charged with naming a rape victim has been cleared of the offence following a two-day trial.
A BBC boss described a reporter who named a Rotherham rape victim in a live news report as “an excellent journalist” who “never shied away from difficult stories”.