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Cops commended for work over A34 horror crash

Thames Valley Police officers and staff have received commendations from Chief Constable Francis Habgood for their work as part of the Force’s response to a collision on the A34 in which tragically four Dunstable people were killed.

Transport
One Doherty brother cleared in Natalia trial

One Doherty brother cleared in Natalia trial

A Luton pensioner who lived in the house where the body of missing mum Natalia Doherty lay under builder’s rubble for 12 years has been cleared of all the charges he faced.

Crime
Bedfordshire Police officer dismissed after false assault allegations

Bedfordshire Police officer dismissed after false assault allegations

PC Christian D’Andrea, 30, had been jailed last year after he admitted falsely alleging his partner had assaulted him and causing criminal damage.

News
Jail for Henlow pervert who attacked girls in Dunstable and Milton keynes

Jail for Henlow pervert who attacked girls in Dunstable and Milton keynes

A man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing two 13-year-old girls.

Crime
Inquiry after arson attack

Inquiry after arson attack

An inquiry has been launched after an arson atack on a house in Bank Close, Luton in the early hours of today (Wednesday).

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Two men

Man releases video after Chalk Hill burglary

A man living on a smallholding in Chalk Hill has posted CCTV of two men following a burglary at his home last month.

Crime
Police are hunting for witnesses

Burglary victim threatened with knife

A manhunt is on for two men who carried out a violent burglary in Luton on Friday (13 January).

Crime
Appeal after gang assault

Appeal after gang assault

Police are appealing for information following a nasty assault which took place outside Tesco in Skimpot Lane in Dunstable.

Crime
Courts

Dunstable benefits cheat caught out by marriage certificate

A Dunstable woman has been found guilty of unlawfully claiming Council Tax support, after she supplied false information to Central Bedfordshire Council.

Crime
REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

REVEALED: Which workers are most likely to drink or drug-drive

New analysis has revealed jobs in construction dominate the list of occupations most likely to have a conviction for drink and drug-driving.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Luton Crown Court

Dunstable man’s ‘sickening’ abuse on girl, 5, and boy, 7

A man from Dunstable sexually abused two children in the 1980s and 1990s, a hearing has found.

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Burglary

Thugs threaten Houghton Regis man with knife in home

A man was pinned down by thugs and threatened with a knife in his own home in Houghton Regis.

Crime
Court News

Bouncer ‘froze’ at drunken lout’s racist abuse in Luton

A doorman for MacDonald’s in Luton town centre “froze” in shock after receiving racist abuse from a drunken lout in the early hours of the morning.

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NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry �100 Million a Year

NMA: Section 40 Would Cost Press Industry £100 Million a Year

The introduction of a draconian law designed to force local and national newspapers into a system of statutory press regulation could cost the industry £100 million a year just for telling the truth, the News Media Association has said today.

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Mum’s missing body found under rubble

A woman’s body lay under builder’s rubble in a back garden for over 12 years before it was discovered, a jury heard this week.

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Crime

Burglars smashed a car into a garage in Luton

Police are investigating after burglars crashed a car into a residential garage to gain entry to a property in Emmer Green, Luton.

News
Police investigate after a man was stabbed in Marsh Farm

Police investigate after a man was stabbed in Marsh Farm

Bedfordshire Police have closed Sundon Park Road at the roundabout with Marsh Road after reports of a stabbing in Marsh Road.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Queues on the M1 this morning.

Body found on M1 had been ‘travelled over several times’ according to police sergeant

The body of a man discovered on the M1 this morning had been “travelled over by several vehicles,” according to a police sergeant at the scene.

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