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Two charged with murder over house fire that killed three children

Two people have been charged with murder after a house fire left three children dead.

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Greater Manchester Police said three men, aged 23, 20 and 18, and a 20-year-old woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Five quizzed over suspected murder of three children who died after house fire

Five people are being questioned over the suspected murder of three children who died after a house fire.

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Lancashire has fewer roads officers, says a report

Lancashire Police vow as nationwide alcohol breath tests see dramatic fall

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England’s roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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Roads Policing Officers are responsible for patrolling motorways and main roads

Police breathalyser tests in England fall by a quarter in five years

The number of alcohol breath tests deployed by police on England's roads has fallen by a quarter in the last five years, a new report has said.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday December 12 2017

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

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WARNING: Strong language - McDonald's employee headbutts customer after row over chicken nuggets

This is the shocking moment a McDonald's customer is headbutted by an employee after an argument broke out - over CHICKEN NUGGETS.
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Owner pleads for thieves to return poorly dog after theft from Rivington Services

A woman is appealing for information after her poorly dog was swiped by cruel thieves from motorway services.
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Handout CCTV still dated 22/05/17 issued by Greater Manchester Police of Salman Abedi on the night he carried out the Manchester Arena terror attack

Manchester Arena bombing could have been stopped had 'cards had fallen differently'

The Manchester Arena bombing could have been prevented "had the cards fallen differently", an official assessment has found.
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Police swooped on a property in Beaconsfield Terrace on November 29 and discovered a stash of class A and class B drugs.

Man charged with drugs offences after police raid in Chorley

A man has been charged in connection with five drugs offences after police raided a property in Chorley.
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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday December 5 2017

Here is a summary of cases involving people from Chorley and Leyland at Preston Magistrates' Court.
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Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Top tips to avoid a Christmas burglary

Christmas may traditionally be the time for goodwill - but 'Grinch-like' criminals don't subscribe to that view.
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Dashcam shows lorry driver 'falling asleep' before M6 motorway crash

Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged of a lorry driver apparently falling asleep at the wheel before smashing into a number of cars.

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Police would like to identify this man as part of their enquiries.

CCTV APPEAL: Theft from Chorley shop

A police appeal has been launched after several items were stolen from a shop in chorley.
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Police have launched their drink driving campaign

Police start push to catch drink and drug drivers over Christmas period

Police have launched a crackdown on drink and drug driving over the festive period.

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Police would like to speak to these men in connection with the incidents

Manhunt launched after spate of thefts from vehicles in Adlington

A manhunt has been launched following a spate of thefts from vehicles in Adlington, say police.
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A number of items were taken from a house, including a mobile phone, television and C-Max car.

UPDATE: Man charged in connection with Fulwood burglary

A man has been charged in connection with a burglary which happened in Fulwood earlier this week.
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Machine gun among more than 100 weapons handed in during Lancashire police amnesty

Machine gun among more than 100 weapons handed in during Lancashire police amnesty

A First World War machine gun was among more than 100 firearms taken off the streets following an amnesty.

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Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished

More than 40% of incidents are over before police helicopter arrives

Police helicopters take so long to get to crime scenes that thousands are called off mid-air because the incident has already finished, a watchdog has found.

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The 60-year-old woman waswalking in Douglas Meadow, off Bolton Road when the attack happened

Woman targeted by bag snatcher in Adlington

A woman was pulled to the ground by a robber who snatched her bag in Adlington, say police.
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