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Woman pedestrian killed in crash on A46 in Leicester

A woman has died after a fatal road traffic collision on the A46, which closed the busy dual carriageway for over 10 hours last night. Police have released more details this afternoon on the incident. Officers attended the scene just after 8.30pm on Tuesday (6 November) following reports a pedestrian had been in collision with a...

Leicester company fined after man died in factory accident

A Leicester company has been fined almost £300,000, after one of its employees died in an accident at its factory. Nylacast, in Thurmaston Boulevard, was fined £293,000 after 52-year-old Tarsem Singh died operating one of their machines. Safety experts said the company failed to protect Tarsem Singh, as he operated a machine which had...

16-year-old arrested after teen stabbed in Leicester

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after a teenager was stabbed in the Braunstone area of the city on Friday night. The incident took place in the Kingsway area of Braunstone, near Mossdale Meadows, at about 10.45pm on Friday 28 December. The victim, a 15-year-old boy and his brother are believed to have been attacked after...

Police name man killed in Leicestershire crash

Police have named the man who died in a fatal collision in Leicestershire earlier this week. Billie Kitchener died after the car he was driving collided into another vehicle on Seagrave Road, in Thrussington, on Monday evening (4 February). The emergency services were called to the...

Thieves ram raid Flannels designer store in Leicester city centre

Thieves have broken into a clothing designer store in Leicester city centre stealing hundreds of pounds worth of high end items. The ram raid occurred at the Flannels designer store on Halford Street, where BHS was once located. Police were alerted just after midnight today (March...

Watch video of mass brawl in McDonalds in Leicester

A group of youths were involved in a mass brawl in a McDonald's restaurant in Leicester city centre. The incident involved a number of young men and women, and took place in the early hours of Saturday 6 April. The fight was filmed by a member...

Mum accused of murdering newborn baby in Leicestershire

A woman has gone on trial accused of killing her newborn baby at her parents Leicestershire farm. Hannah Cobley, 29, of Stoney Stanton, denies murdering the newborn in April 2017. The trial, which began at Leicester Crown Court today, was told the baby girl was born...

Millions to be spent on affordable homes in Leicester

Leicester City Council is set to invest extra money on building and buying properties which can be used to provide much-needed affordable housing in the city. City Mayor Peter Soulsby has set out plans to use £7m to buy houses and housing sites which can be turned into affordable...

Woman stabs partner in neck after argument in Leicester

A woman has been found guilty of stabbing her partner in the neck in a New Year’s Day argument. Kimberley Constant, 32, of May Close, Braunstone was found guilty today at a trial at Leicester Crown Court. Although she was charged with a more serious offence,...

Rapist on run believed to be in Leicestershire

Leicestershire Police are appealing for the public’s help to try and trace a convicted rapist who has fled from an open prison. Police believe 39-year-old Stephen Tierney could have travelled to Leicestershire after absconding from a Lincolnshire prison almost two weeks ago. Officers have issued a...

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