A civilian police worker from Leeds accused of killing her mother by gross negligence has told a jury she "loved her dearly."
A motorist who caused the death of a six-year-old boy while driving too fast has admitted failing to stop at the scene.
A driver who has been warned he faces a prison sentence after he admitted causing the death of a six-year-old boy is up in court again.
A former North Yorkshire police officer from Pontefract who took time off work after lying about her daughter having cancer has admitted fraud.
Rachel Hewitt, 39, appeared at Hull Crown Court where she also pleaded guilty to a charge of misconduct in a public office.
She admitted that, between January 1 2009 and October 10 last year, she claimed her daughter "was ill with a form of cancer, she had had a tumour which was surgically removed requiring chemotherapy that necessitated absence from work".
She was given unconditional bail and told she will be sentenced on June 6 at the same court.
Rachel Hewitt from South Elmsall near Pontefract has pleadedguilty to one charge of misconduct in a public office at Hull Crown Court. Shewas accused of abusing the trust of a public office holder by repeatedlyclaiming that her daughter had cancer.
She also claimed her daughter had had a tumour removed but continued to need treatment between 2009 and 2011. She pleaded guilty to making gains by claiming to her colleagues at North Yorkshire Police that her daughter had leukaemia.
Judge Mettyear granted unconditional bail. Hewitt will be sentenced at Hull Crown Court on 6th June.
A man described as a doting father has today been jailed for five years for killing his baby daughter in what a court heard was a catastrophic loss of control.
Thirty four year old Ben Smith, from Wakefield, admitted throwing Mia Smith to the floor in exasperation while struggling to feed her. The four month old suffered serious head injuries and died on Christmas Day in 2009. Smith pleaded guilty to manslaughter at Leeds Crown Court earlier this week.
A student paralysed after a horrific car accident that's left her in a wheelchair for life has won a multi-million pound battle to pay for 24 hour care. Rosie Mayes, from Sheffield says it's a huge relief but she believes it's a battle she should never have had to fight in the first place.