Elliott Caruana will serve four years for launching a violent attack on his ex-girlfriend's grandparents home.Read the full story ›
Damien Treavartha has been sentenced at Exeter Crown Court to 18 years behind bars for sexually abusing young girls, one just 9 years old.Read the full story ›
A former health boss who faked his CV to get some of the top NHS positions in the West Country has today been jailed for two years.Read the full story ›
A children's doctor from North Devon has pleaded guilty to making and distributing indecent images of children.Read the full story ›
Three people have admitted setting light to a homeless disabled pensioner who was sheltering in a sleeping bag in Barnstaple.Read the full story ›
An elderly man has appeared at Exeter Crown Court charged with the murder of a fellow pensioner.Read the full story ›
A woman from North Devon has denied taking thousands of pounds from a vulnerable pensioner she was supposed to be looking after at a Bideford care home.
Melanie Harris is accused of using Edward Carter's bank account as her own, and taking more than £75,000 from it. The court heard that she used the money to fund shopping trips.
Cerebral palsy sufferer Mr Carter, who also had epilepsy and other serious illnesses, has since passed away, but the court was shown a DVD of his statement.
The trial continues.
A Devon couple who were once friends with infamous killers Fred and Rose West have been jailed for their own crimes against ten children.Read the full story ›
A Big Issue seller from Barnstaple has been jailed for life for killing his mother - whom he blamed for squandering a £75,000 inheritance.Read the full story ›
Alex McDonald, who was convicted of murdering his mother using weapons including a knitting needle has been handed a minimum of 30 years behind bars.
The 27-year-old was given a life sentence by Mr Justice Dingemans at Exeter Crown Court this morning.