A 17-year-old has been convicted of the murder of a man in Bolton Town centre in June.
A Manchester MP has joined calls for a street to be named after Manchester music mogul, journalist and television presenter Tony Wilson.
One in every six hospital admissions for dog bites or attacks occurs in the north west of England, according to new figures.
An Emergency Medical Technician has been beaten unconscious by a man who he was treating in the back of an ambulance.
The man was picked up at 4.00am on Tuesday 22nd October on Blackfriar's Road in Salford. The attack happened while he was being taken to hospital.
Derek Cartwright, Director of Operations for North West Ambulance Service said:
"Our member of staff was doing his best to help the patient en route to hospital when he was thrown across the vehicle interior and then beaten around the head, rendering him unconscious. The assailant then fled the scene.
"I am absolutely appalled at the level of violence shown against someone who had come to this patient’s aid and whose only wish was to help."
Police have identified a driver who died in a crash in Greater Manchester.
Nigel Park, 46, was killed when his VW Golf crashed down an embankment in Littleborough on Friday afternoon.
He was trapped inside the car, and medics could do nothing to save him.
A Manchester MP has sent an open letter asking for a street in the city to be named after journalist and presenter Tony Wilson.
Manchester Withington MP John Leech writes: “I sincerely hope that this time, Tony Wilson, the man who helped put Manchester on the map will have the favour returned.”
One in every six hospital admissions for dog bites or attacks occurs in the north west of England, according to new figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre.
Police are appealing for information to help trace a teenager who has been reported missing from Bradford. Sixteen year old Maaryha Akhtar was last seen at a family wedding on the afternoon of Sunday August 25 and could now be in the Greater Manchester area or in Lancashire.
Officers and Maarya's family are concerned for her welfare and are urging her to get in touch.
11 year old George Devlin from Greater Manchester started baking to thank the nurses who cared for his mum.
She lost her battle with cancer, but George kept baking to raise funds for MacMillian cancer support.
Now he's been honoured by his cricketing heroes after raising thousands of pounds.
Ralph Blunsom reports