A man who threatened a female shop worker at knifepoint before being tackled by three members of the public in Rotherham has been jailed.Read the full story ›
A man has been jailed for life for the murder of 16-year-old Leonne Weeks near Rotherham last year.Read the full story ›
Police have launched an investigation following the discovery of a woman's body in Rotherham last night (Sunday 25 February).
At around 11.25pm, police were called by ambulance staff to a property on Pitt Street, in the Kimberworth area - where the body of a 29-year-old woman was found.
A post mortem is expected to be carried out later today to determine the cause of her death.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and currently remains in police custody.
The number of potential victims of the Rotherham child sex abuse scandal has risen to over 1,500 according to police.Read the full story ›
An investigation is underway into a fatal fire at a flat in RotherhamRead the full story ›
Firefighters are tackling a fire at a disused building on Doncaster Road, Dalton in Rotherham.
At the height of the fire overnight, there were six fire engines at the scene, with three still in attendance.
Officers managed to get the blaze under control at 8am this morning.
Police say Doncaster Road is partially closed and are urging people to try and avoid the area if possible.
Jasper the springer spaniel needed 50 stitches on an horrific wound inflicted on him by another dog.Read the full story ›
A man has been jailed for eight years for the rape of a 12-year-old girl in Rotherham.Read the full story ›
Craig Lewis, 54, was found guilty of child grooming, sexual assault and causing a child to watch a sex act.Read the full story ›
A group of Tibetan Monks have backed a campaign to stop a fracking company drilling for shale gas in a village near Rotherham.Read the full story ›