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Eight gang members guilty of sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham — Eight men have today been found guilty of sexually exploiting teenage girls in Rotherham after a month-long trial. Sheffield Crown Court heard how the men "sexualised" their victims and, in some instances, subjected them to acts of a "degrading and violent nature".

Paedophile Scout leader gets life sentence after abusing boys over 60 years — A scout leader who used his wealth and position in the community to systematically sexually abuse boys over a period of 60 years has been handed a life sentence . Philip Longbottom, 67, will serve a minimum of seven years in jail after pleading guilty to more than 40 serious sexual offences at Bradford Crown Court .

Guy Martin bids to break two-wheeled world land speed record in Utah — Motorbike racer Guy Martin will bid to break the two-wheeled world land speed record today after the attempt was postponed due to course conditions. The speed demon and TV presenter was due to begin record runs on the Bonneville Salt Flats , in Utah, on Thursday.

Labour MP Mary Creagh has brick thrown through window of constituency office — Police have launched an investigation after a brick was thrown through the window of the office of Wakefield MP Mary Creagh. The Labour MP took to Twitter to condemn the attack, which she said had left staff "distressed". West Yorkshire Police said they were called to the office, on Cheapside in Wakefield, following the incident.

Tributes pour in for teacher who died after breaking leg in classroom fall — Colleagues, pupils and parents have been paying tribute to a "much-loved and respected" teacher who died after breaking her leg in a classroom. Lynsey Haycock, 41, is believed to have died after suffering from complications following the accident at Forge Valley School, in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, last week.

Atascadero Police Department - Tidslinje — Last night at 2353 hours a suspect armed with a black handgun walked into Walgreens in Atascadero and demanded cash from the clerk. The clerk complied with the suspect's demand and provided the suspect with approximately $300 in cash. The suspect fled the scene prior to officers' arrival.

Hillsborough disaster: Police release CCTV images of Leppings Lane end witnesses in new appeal — Detectives leading a criminal investigation into the Hillsborough disaster have appealed for 19 people seen in CCTV footage at the stadium to come forward. New images showing the potential witnesses at the Leppings Lane end of the football ground in Sheffield have been released by Operation Resolve as part of its inquiry into the disaster and the events which led to the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans.

Mum of sex worker brutally murdered in UK's first 'managed' red light zone said she 'cries every day' — The mum of a sex worker who was brutally kicked to death in the UK's first 'managed' red light zone has described how her daughter was 'thriving with life'. Lydia Pionko said she cries every day about her daughter, Daria Pionko, 21, who had been in Britain for just 10 months when she was murdered in Leeds.

Man dies after car plunges into River Don from motorway — A man has died after a car plunged into a river from a motorway, police have said. The man's body was found as the vehicle was removed from the River Don, just off the A1M, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire Police said. The northbound carriageway is expected to remain closed between junctions 36 and 37 until Monday afternoon. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

Adam Johnson verdict: Footballer faces up to 10 years in prison amid claims not guilty plea earned him an extra £3m — 13; Adam Johnson faces up to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of sexual activity with a child but cleared of another count of the same offence. The 28-year-old England footballer was cleared of having oral sex with the 15-year-old but the jury returned a majority 10-2 verdict to find him guilty of the second count of sexual activity with a minor relating to digital penetration. Judge Jonathan Rose said Johnson faces up to 10 years in prison, with a starting point of five years.
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