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Morphine ‘lost’ in St Helens retail park

Police are asking members of the public to be cautious after medication including morphine and diazepam went missing in a retail park today.

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Danny Fox was killed during a night out with pals in St Helens town centre

Defendant in Danny Fox murder trial ‘ran towards’ victim

An off-duty bouncer who was fatally stabbed on a night out had followed his attacker after he threatened to punch a woman, a court has heard.

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Homeowners warned of ‘Are you there?’ scam

Homeowners warned of ‘Are you there?’ scam

Homeowners in St Helens are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Michael Miszczak was convicted of 10 crimes against children including child rape

Pair jailed for sickening catalogue of child sex crimes

A Newton-le-Willows man and a woman have been jailed for a string of sex offences described by a senior detective as “some of the most despicable crimes against children we have ever seen”.

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Ebenezer Independent Methodist Church. Pic: Google Street View

Two churches targeted by burglars

Police are appealing for information after burglars broke into a church and stole four televisions.

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Police concern over lost medication

Police concern over lost medication

Officers are asking the public to be cautious after a quantity of prescription medication was lost in the Earlestown.

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Man, 20, charged over Whiston park stabbing

Man, 20, charged over Whiston park stabbing

A 20-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in a Whiston park.

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Jack Stewart

Police search for missing teenagers

Police are attempting to trace two teenagers who vanished after travelling on a train from St Helens to Blackpool.

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St Helens Council received the application last month

School joins protest against ex-lags hostel

The governors of a St Helens school have joined protests against plans for a hostel for released prisoners.

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Marie Rimmer MP

St Helens MP appointed as shadow minister for disabled people

St Helens MP Marie Rimmer has been appointed shadow minister for disabled people.

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Do you recognise this man?

Burglar caught CCTV appeal over pub burglary

Detectives have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to following a burglary at a pub in St Helens.

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The dispersal zone where youngsters are banned from congregating

Police launch ‘dispersal zone’ in Parr

Police in St Helens have set up a dispersal zone to ban groups of youths from congregating in Parr.

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Michael Hodkinson

Man jailed for 12 years for stabbing

A St Helens man has been jailed for 12 years after he stabbed another man in the face and back.

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St Helens pensioner arrested over money laundering

St Helens pensioner arrested over money laundering

A pensioner was arrested in St Helens this morning over a suspected money laundering and illegal lending operation being run from the town.

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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris cleared of three sex charges in second trial

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been cleared of three sex charges.

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Man charged with attacking his mum

Man charged with attacking his mum

A man has been charged with attacking his own mother and leaving her with serious head injuries.

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Man, 20, arrested on suspicion of vicious assault on his mum

Man, 20, arrested on suspicion of vicious assault on his mum

Detectives have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of a domestic assault which left a woman in hospital.

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Police were called to the incident at around 6.10am

Man dies after being 'struck by train'

Police were called to a fatality after a man was "struck by a train" in Penwortham.
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Up to 30 tyres dumped outside Emmanuel Church

Council refuses to remove 30 tyres dumped outside historic Newton church

A row has erupted over who is responsible for clearing up to 30 tyres dumped outside the gates of a historic church in Newton-le-Willows.

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Police take action after increase in burglaries

Police take action after increase in burglaries

Police in St Helens have launched an operation to crack down on crimes such as burglary.

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