A west Cumbrian man has been jailed for carrying out a knife attack.Read the full story ›
A housemaster at a boarding school sexually touched the feet of two pupils while he thought they were asleep in bed, a jury has heard.Read the full story ›
A 26-year-old woman who used an elderly woman's credit card to pay her own bills will appear in Carlisle Crown Court this Thursday, the 10th of April, for breaching her suspended sentence.
Stephanie Metcalfe, from Carlisle, was providing home care to an 80-year-old woman in Carlisle after she had been released from hospital following a stroke.
Metcalfe noted down the woman's credit card details and used it to pay her bills both online and by telephone.
The trial of a former house master at Sedbergh School is due to begin at Carlisle Crown Court today.
Reverend Christopher Griffin from Celevedon in Somerset, is accused if sneaking into pupils' bedrooms at night to sexually assault them - allegedly touching or stroking their feet.
The 58-year-old is alleged to have done so to two boys under the age of 18.
Miklos Verebes who's on trial for the murder of Melinda Korosi denied raping or murdering her in court today.Read the full story ›
Neighbours told a jury how Melinda Korosi, who was found dead last year, once told them Miklos Verebes, raped her "on several occasions".Read the full story ›
A father and daughter have pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge relating to the death of a 91-year-old woman.Read the full story ›
A violent man who robbed a 16-year-old boy in Kendal has been sent to prison for nearly five years.
James Daniel Walker, 24, held a pair of scissors to his victim's neck and nose during a night time incident on the November 19th last year.
He also struck the teenager with a rock and tried to force a stone into his mouth, before ordering the teen to withdraw £20 from a cashpoint.
Walker, of Oxenholme Road in Kendal, was sentenced for that and a raft of other violent crimes at Carlisle Crown Court today.
He had previously pleaded guilty to the attempted robbery of another teenager in Kendal on the September 27th.
He had also admitted a common assault, possession of two offensive weapons and illegal drugs, and also two counts of wounding which related to football violence.
On that occasion, the court heard, Walker used a hammer to strike and injure two Lancaster City supporters.
Walker received a total sentence of four years and eight months from Judge Peter Davies, saying Walker had been guilty of "repeated and continued acts of violence".
Steven Lamond, 65, was sent to prison for 40 months after pleading to one charge of sexual assault on a child aged under 13.Read the full story ›
A man has been jailed for three years for attempting to interfere with a jury at Carlisle Crown Court.Read the full story ›