Greater Manchester Police's Dog Unit have held a Twitter Q&A with owners, as new laws under the Dangerous Dogs Act come into effect.
Greater Manchester Police welcome more powers from today to jail dog owners whose animals attack people on private property
The on-the-run mastermind of a fraud which cost the banking industry over £2.5million, has been jailed in his absence.
A man has died one week after being assaulted in Salford.
James Holland, 57, died in hospital following the incident at a block of flats on Mulberry Court, Pendleton.
Police were called to the address last Monday following reports a man had been found with a head injury man was detained by officers at the scene, however was de-arrested after the injured man did not make a complaint of assault.
Following a review of the circumstances Scott Richardson, 29, of Mulberry Court, Salford, was charged on Saturday with causing grievous bodily harm with intent (Section 18 Assault).
He is due to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court later today.
A motorcyclist has died in a crash in Manchester.
The incident happened at Woodhouse Lane in Benchill at around 8.45pm.
Greater Manchester Police said no other vehicle was involved.
The victim has not been identified.
Officers remain at the scene conducting forensic examinations and road closures are in place.
The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester says the north west should be vigilant about the number of British people leaving to fight in Syria.
Sir Peter Fahy says the situation needs to be treated seriously and that there are measures in operation in our region to monitor the situation.
Greater Manchester Police are growing increasingly concerned over the whereabouts of a missing 14-year-old girl.
Rachael Matthews was last seen at around 11am on Wednesday 11 June 2014 getting off a tram in Ashton town centre and then later the same day in China Town, Manchester city centre at around 6pm.
Rachael lives in the Hale area of Trafford
She is described as being 5ft 4in tall, of thin build, has shoulder length hair and brown eyes.
It is believed she was wearing a dark hoody, wave pattern skinny jeans and black and red canvas trainers.
Police have released CCTV footage of people they want to trace in connection with a shooting in Salford.
They're asking for the occupants of a Honda Civic and a cyclist to come forward.
They were seen near the Ashley Brook pub where a man was shot 7 times last month.
(Watch below) video clip of Chief Superintendent Mary Doyle from Greater Manchester Police:-
Police have released CCTV footage of the moments just before a man was shot in a pub in Salford.
On Monday the 26th of May officers were called to the Ashley Brook pub on Liverpool Street after reports a man had been shot.
A short time later a 49 year old man was taken to Manchester Royal Infirmary. Its believed he was shot seven times but has since left hospital.
Two men, wearing hooded tops and balaclavas were seen going into the pub armed and then leaving soon after.
Six people arrested, including a boy and girl and 16 and 17 have all been bailed until August pending further enquiries.
Police are keen to find the driver of a light coloured Honda Civic and man on a bike riding alongside the car.
Researchers at Lancaster University found that incidents of domestic abuse rose significantly during the World Cup tournament.
Levels of domestic abuse rose by 26% when England won or drew during the last three World Cups, while there was a 38% spike when the national team lost, the research found.
With just days until the World Cup kicks off - police are warning about the possible spike in violence that could be seen in homes across the region as tensions mount.
The parents of a young woman killed by her violent partner are backing the campaign.
Police have released a recording of the moment an eight-year-old boy called 999 to tell them his mother was being battered by her partner.
Warning: You may find the contents of this video distressing
The call was released by Greater Manchester Police as part of the launch of a major campaign against domestic violence before the World Cup starts.
The boy can be heard pleading ‘help, help it’s my mum and dad’ as the woman screams for help in the background and another child can be heard crying.
Greater Manchester Police say they went to the scene but neither parent would give any information about the incident and said they did not want any police involvement.
Greater Manchester Police are urging the public to show domestic abuse the red card this World Cup.
- In 2010 GMP recorded 353 incidents the day England were knocked out
- 5,897 emergency calls were made over that 24 hours
- 43% up on what police would normally expect to receive
Partners the North West Ambulance Service recorded a 34 percent increase in the number of assaults after England were thrown out in the 2010 games.
It also saw a 21 percent increase in the number of 999 calls compared to the previous weekend that year.
– Derek Cartwright, North West Ambulance Service
In previous tournaments we have seen the combination of expectations, emotions, warm weather and alcohol consumption result in an increase in 999 calls for assaults.
We urge people to think first, drink sensibly and remain aware of their actions so they can enjoy the matches in good spirit and avoid harm to themselves and other people.
For more information or to report abuse contact police on 101 or the Domestic Abuse Helpline on 0161 6367525.