Five men are being held by police after the murder of an 84-year-old woman and the stabbing of a 9-year-old boy in Shipley. Police have revealed this lunchtime that an eight year old girl was also chased by one of the suspects. Chris Kiddey filed this report from Shipley.
The family of Dimitrina Borisova, a 46-year-old woman who died after being stabbed in Gleadless in Sheffield last month, have paid tribute to her.
They said: “We would like for people who knew Dimitrina to know that her family had always loved her unconditionally. We are deeply grieved for her loss and we admire her determination and fight for life.
"Despite the difficulties in her life, we have always supported her and believed in her. She was a very strong person, full of love and life. She was fighting for a better life for herself and the people she loved."
Detectives are still investigating what happened.
A man is critically ill after being stabbed at a house in Gainsborough.
Lincolnshire police say they were called to the property in Ashcroft Road just after midnight last night.
The 29 year old victim needed surgery for his injuries. He's now in a critical but stable condition at Lincoln County Hospital.
Officers have arrested a 30 yr old man and a 15 yr old boy.
Police forensic teams are examining what they believe was the scene of the stabbing.
The family of Joshua Green have appealed for information which may help police to trace his killers.
He was stabbed during a New Year celebration in Sheffield.
Joshua’s girlfriend Aisha McNellie appealed for information.
“We, Josh’s family, have come up against a brick wall and cannot move forward. We need your help to bring us closure to this heart-wrenching and horrific situation.
“We may have laid Josh to rest but we can’t rest as we are in torment.
“Joshua was a well-loved young man, who was beginning to make a positive contribution. He was applying for university and making a home for his family, who were his greatest joy and achievement. He has two beautiful children who are now fatherless through no fault of their own.
Det Supt Terry Mann on the steps outside the Sheffield club where Joshua Green was stabbed to death in the early hours of New Year's Day.He made a fresh appeal for information despite already speaking to many of the people in the club that night.
"While many people have provided us with statements others have chosen to stay silent or have refused to help."
Four people are answering bail in relation to the killing but no-one has been charged.
A fresh appeal is being made for witnesses to the fatal stabbing of 27 year old father of two Joshua Green. He died after attending a New Year's Eve party at the Stars and Mayfair Function Suites on Queens Road, Sheffield.
Joshua's mother Sarah Thompson, his girlfriend Aisha McNellie and his two year old daughter will join South Yorkshire Police in an appeal for witnesses to come forward. There were more than 400 revellers in the club that night.
The elderly wife of a man with Alzheimer's disease has been spared jail after she stabbed him 17 times when she cracked under the pressure of caring for him.
Seventy eight year old Florence Thomson attacked her husband Keith at their home at Long Sutton, in Lincolnshire. She was given a community order at Lincoln Crown Court after admitting wounding.
Police are expected to name a man whose body was found in a flat in Wakefield. The victim who was in his twenties was taken to Pinderfields hospital suffering from stab wounds but died there later. A man and woman continue to be questioned on suspicion of murder.
A murder investigation has been launched after a man was found fatally stabbed in a flat in Wakefield. The victim , who has not been named, was taken from the flat in Marsland Avenue in the Eastmoor area of the city to Pinderfields Hospital where he died later.
A 35 year old man and a 23 year old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.