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Man charged with attempted murder and rape of woman in Ilkeston appears in court

A man charged with the attempted murder and rape of a woman in Ilkeston has appeared in court.

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Pictured is Derby Crown Court.

Fraudsters brought to justice after they used a false will to make a gain

Four fraudsters have appeared at Derby Crown Court to be sentenced after they conspired to use a false will to make a gain for someone else after the deaths of two people.

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Courts hearing.

Serial shoplifter is jailed and must pay compensation after four thefts

A thief who struck at four stores has been locked-up and ordered to pay compensation.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Former prisoner is fined for breaching supervision requirements after release from custody

A former prisoner who failed to come to court after he had breached probation supervision requirements following his release from custody has been fined.

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Gavel and scales

Derbyshire pensioner urinated on schoolgirl on bus

A Heanor pensioner urinated on a teenage school girl on a bus between Belper and Derby.

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The scam sees people being targeted on social media

Police warning over scam that could leave you uninsured

Police are warning of a new car insurance scam doing the rounds on social media.

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Sophie Tunnicliffe

Police appeal over missing 15-year-old Derbyshire girl

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 15-year-old Derbyshire girl.

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Trevor Needham

VIDEO: CCTV footage of missing Derbyshire man Trevor Needham released by police

Police have released CCTV of missing Codnor man Trevor Needham as they launch a new appeal for information on his whereabouts.

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Mia Ayliffe-Chung

Criminal charges against man accused of murdering Derbyshire backpacker in Australia dropped

The mum of a Derbyshire backpacker murdered in Australia has spoken of her heartache - after criminal charges against the man accused of the killing were dropped.

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Former Chesterfield FC player Jordan Flores has been fined after he was involved in a serious collision, pictured, on the A619 Baslow Road, at Wadshelf, Chesterfield.

Former Chesterfield FC player Jordan Flores is fined after serious car crash

Former Chesterfield FC player Jordan Flores has been ordered to pay £902 after he admitted driving without due care and attention after a serious car crash.

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Pictured is Leon Pirdue.

Murder trial into the death of Leon Pirdue has had to be rescheduled

A murder trial involving the fatal stabbing of Chesterfield man Leon Pirdue has had to be rescheduled after reports that the prosecuting barrister became ill.

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Money

Injured former soldier illegally claimed nearly £6,000 in benefits

Magistrates have taken sympathy on an injured former soldier who illegally claimed nearly £6,000 in benefits.

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court news.

Dangerous dog which attacked a man in the street faces death sentence

A dog which was dangerously out-of-control when it attacked a man in the street may have to be put down.

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Pictured is Jonathan David Topliss, 30, of Park Grange Road, Sheffield, who was jailed for 14 weeks after he admitted motoing offences including driving while disqualified in Derbyshire.

A repeat offender caught behind the wheel with a driving ban has been jailed

A banned motorist who was caught behind the wheel of a car on the M1 motorway in Derbyshire after taking his partner’s car has been jailed.

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Police catch drug-user with crack-cocaine and heroin

A long-term drug-user was caught with crack-cocaine and heroin after he was stopped by police.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

A jilted man punctured a former work colleague’s car tyres with nails

A jilted pest who felt he had been rejected by a former colleague repeatedly left nails around her car which led to punctures.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Former homeless man with drug issues was caught begging at town centre car park

A former homeless man who was caught with the zombie-drug Black Mamba and was later spotted begging in a town centre council car park has been brought to justice.

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Man whose home came under attack from a shooting is caught drink-driving by police

A man whose home came under attack from a shooting was caught the following morning drink-driving while he had been trying to investigate the firearms offence.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Distressed motorist crashed his mum’s car while driving without a licence and insurance

A distressed out-of-control motorist took his mother’s Vauxhall Astra without permission before crashing the car.

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Chesterfield magistrates' court.

Driver is fined after crash at crossroads

A careless driver crashed into the side of another car at a crossroads leaving the other driver and her passenger injured.

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