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UPDATE: Three people bailed as baby death investigation continues

Three people have been bailed by police who are investigating the death of a baby.

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The girl sadly died a short time later at the Royal Preston Hospital.

BREAKING: Police investigate death of baby

Police are investigating the death of a baby in Preston.
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Stephen McDonald, 51, from the Holme Slack area of Preston

MANHUNT: Preston man failed to answer bail for drugs offences

A Preston man is wanted by police after failing to answer bail for drug offences.

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The collision happened on Pope Lane

Man charged after fatal collision in Whitestake

A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a fatal collision in Whitestake last August.

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Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases

Figures show huge rise in child sex abuse cases in Lancashire

Four children a day in Lancashire are reporting sexual abuse to police, heartbreaking figures show today.

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Motorists warned - average speed cameras are now live

Preston’s first average speed cameras are now live – motorists have been warned.

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University student Travis Frain is set to undergo surgery tonight after being deliberately run down by a 4x4 on Westminster Bridge

Lancashire terror victim 'lucky to be alive' says mum

The mother of a teenager left with serious injuries from the London terror attack has admitted her son is "extremely lucky" to be alive.

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Investigating officers used eye witness accounts and CCTV to identify youths responsible for anti-social behaviour in the Factory Way Pilling Lane area.

Police crackdown on anti-social youths in Chorley

Police have cracked-down on youths responsible for anti-social behaviour after a rise in reported incidents in Chorley.
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Officers in South Ribble are now warning residents in Lancashire to make sure that they do not fall victim to the PPI scam.

SCAM ALERT: Police issue warning after Leyland resident targeted in PPI con

A Leyland resident has been targeted by scammers claiming to be offering PPI compensation, say police.
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The three-year probe led to the prosecution of six men and two complicated trials at Liverpool Crown Court.

Preston Lawyers face jail for fraud

Four Preston legal workers are facing jail over a conspiracy to rip off insurance firms.
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Police have said that all the victims were aged 10 at the time.

Former deputy head teacher from Preston charged with historic sex offences

A former deputy head teacher has been charged with a string of sexual offences against children, say police.
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Miss Percival told detectives that following the birth, she thought the baby was asleep or deceased.

'Insufficient evidence' for charges over baby's death at vicarage

The Crown Prosecution Service has said there remains "insufficient evidence" to charge anyone over the death of a baby boy at a vicarage.
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New average speed cameras will be switched on at a Preston accident black spot this week.

Speed cameras on London Road to be switched on this week

New average speed cameras will be switched on at a Preston accident black spot this week.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday March 21 2017

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.

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Police are now asking for the public to help them identify the man in the images.

CCTV APPEAL: Shoplifting in Preston

Police have launched a CCTV appeal following a spate of shoplifting offences in the centre of Preston.

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More women are being arrested

Number of women arrested in Lancashire soars, warns charity

Arrest rates for women have jumped by nearly half in Lancashire, according to new analysis.

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Lancashire trio jailed for £10k village shop raid

Lancashire trio jailed for £10k village shop raid

Three men have been jailed over a shocking £10,000 armed robbery on a village shop and post office.

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Sarah Farrell was last seen on Saturday in Mere Close Skelmersdale.

APPEAL: Girl missing for nearly a week

Police are 'concerned' about the welfare of a girl who went missing nearly a week ago.

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VIDEO: Watch the moment a robber holds up a shop worker in Leyland with a makeshift weapon

A burglar believed to be carrying an imitation firearm held up a staff member at a shop in Leyland before stealing cash from the till.

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Puppy Narla ‘left traumatised’ after being chased with plank of wood

A dog has been left traumatised and terrified of men after her owner chased her around the garden with a plank of wood.

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