The death of 11-month-old Ava Jayne Marie Corless comes after a string of dog attacks in recent years.
Police have described the death of a baby girl, who was killed by an 'American pit-bull type' dog, as an 'absolutely horrific incident'.
The former Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has returned to football with a new job in Singapore.
Six family members who tried to kidnap their sister's partner have been jailed for a total of nearly 30 years.
Sarah Harrison was dragged by her hair and repeatedly punched as three of her girlfriend's sisters tried to bundle her into the back of a car.
They also threatened her with a blade and stole the 35-year-old's handbag in a bid to find out where their sister was staying.
Tamoor Ditta, 26, was jailed for six years for conspiracy to commit actual bodily harm, attempted kidnap, robbery, possession of an offensive weapon and battery.
Ghazala Ditta, 31, was sentenced to five years, four months for conspiracy to commit actual bodily harm, attempted kidnap and robbery.
Atfah Ditta, 32, was given five years, 4 months imprisonment for conspiracy to commit actual bodily harm, attempted kidnap and robbery.
Nighat Morris, 39, was jailed for five years, four months for conspiracy to commit actual bodily harm, attempted kidnap and robbery
Tosif Ditta, 34, was sentenced to three years, six months for conspiracy to commit actual bodily harm.
Nayyar Mehmood, 38, was given three years, six months imprisonment for conspiracy commit actual bodily harm.
CCTV footage shows how Sarah Harrison was dragged by her hair and repeatedly punched as three of her girlfriend's sisters tried to bundle her into the back of a car.
WARNING: You might find the images distressing.
3 sisters who carried out the attack on their sister's lover sentenced to 5 years and 4 months, their brother 6 years for having a weapon.
2 sisters not part of the attack but who supported it, sentenced to 3 years 6 months.
Judge said this was a carefully planned ambush, it was brutal and sustained attack to force your sister to end her same sex relationship
Sentencing the judge said this case is about power and control, the attack on their sister was because she didn't want an arranged marriage
Court heard a number of the sisters have young children & regret their part in the attack on their sister's girlfriend "it got out of hand'
Court read text messages from Nayyar Mehmood saying she was going to stab her sister's girlfriend to death, she said 'batter and dump her'
The victim Sarah Harrison has scars on her face & head. She says she's still nervous & fears another attack from her girlfriend's family.
Court shown the CCTV which lasts several minutes. Victim seen being dragged by her hair into the car. She's kicked then punched in the face
The Dean of Blackburn, The Very Rev Christopher Armstrong, says he is pleased to be welcoming The Queen to Blackburn Cathedral in April.
He said today:
– The Very Rev Christopher Armstrong
“I am delighted that the Cathedral has been asked to host The Queen for the Maundy Service this year. This is a huge privilege as well as a great responsibility on behalf of the bishop, the Diocese and the County of Lancashire.
The Lancashire recipients of The Royal Maundy are yet to be announced.
The Queen will be coming to Lancashire in April to hand out Maundy Money at Blackburn Cathedral.
She will be accompanied by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Edinburgh.
Every year the Monarch visits a cathedral or abbey to give out Maundy coins to people aged 70 and over in recognition of their service to their community and church.
This year’s visit, on Thursday April 17, will be the first time The Queen has visited Blackburn Cathedral.
The sentencing of six family members of the Ditta family who admitted attempting to kidnap their sister's partner has begun.
The court has been told that Nazma Ditta's family could not accept that she was in a gay relationship and that they had arranged for her to marry her cousin.
Granada Report's correspondent Elaine Wilcox has been in court.
Three sisters are seen on CCTV trying to force their sister's partner into a car, Aftah Ditta in full Islamic dress punches her in the face
Nazma Ditta was threatened by her sisters as she planned to leave home. They said ' just wait til we get hold of you', ' I am dead to you'
CCTV shows victim's partner punched & kicked as they tried to drag her into a car by her hair. He work colleague was threatened with knife
A FOUR-year-old Blackburn girl was praised by police for her quick thinking which saved her mother from serious injury, at a ceremony at the Mayor's Office in Blackburn.
Lexi Cooper alerted the emergency services when a wardrobe fell on top of her mother. knocking her unconscious.
Nicola was at home with Lexi, and her two other children two-year-old Harry and one-year-old Amelia, where she was tidying things away on a bookcase.
The bookcase fell on top of her, trapping her beneath it. Lexi tried to wake her mother. She then located Nicola's mobile phone and rang 999.
POLICE have issued CCVTV images of a couple they want to question in connection with the theft of a purse from an elderly woman in Blackburn town centre.
The theft took place on Friday afternoon when the 84-year-old victim had left the Halifax bank on King William Street.
The woman's purse was inside her zipped bag and police believe someone may have dipped into her bag to steal it.
PC Andy Duxbury said: “We need to catch the people responsible for this despicable purse dipping theft on a vulnerable old lady."
Anyone with information should contact Lancashire Police on 01254 353625 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.