A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a man in Blackburn.
"Mindless" vandals have caused hundreds of pounds worth of damage to two police cars while officers were attending an emergency call.
Police are hunting a group of masked men who burst into a house in Darwen and assaulted a 65 year old man, demanding money.
Police say the level of violence used was 'utterly deplorable and totally needless.'
Appeal comes ahead of of Susan Waring's 46th birthday this weekend
A body found in Parbold is thought to be that of Alex Davies, 18, from Skelmersdale.
Police appeal after 14 year old boy is seriously injured
Officers say there are extra patrols in the area
William Vaill and Deborah Andrews will serve at least 28 years
A man has been charged with the murder of Rosie Darbyshire, who was found dead in the street in Preston.