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Breaking news Police probe launched after body found

Daily Echo:

7:57am Monday 20th October 2014

A police investigation has been launched after a body has been found in Southampton today.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

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PC David Wise from Malvern Police Station with his Emergency Contact Disc designed to fit into the soon to be redundant car tax holder (11483610)

11:52am Monday 20th October 2014

POLICE have dreamt up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

Four jailed over dating website fraud

Daily Echo: Generic image of a man typing on a computer keyboard. (8341410)

5:19pm Friday 17th October 2014

Four men have been jailed for almost 14 years for their part in a ''cruel'' dating website scam which targeted single women looking for love online.

Burglars tie up and threaten woman with knife in her own home

Daily Echo:

5:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

A WOMAN has spoken of the terrifying mo-ment she was threatened with a knife and tied up by burglars in her own home.

Vicious daylight attack in city centre

Daily Echo:

10:35am Thursday 16th October 2014

DETECTIVES are hunting thugs who launched a vicious attack on a man outside a Southampton convenience store.

'Not enough accidents' to clamp down on speeding drivers

Daily Echo: Over two thirds of drivers clocked speeding at hotspot

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

DOZENS of residents are demanding action to put the brakes on speeding drivers – but authorities say there have not been enough accidents.

Daredevil arrested over 70m chimney climb in Germany

Daily Echo:

9:46am Thursday 16th October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE daredevil has been arrested again – this time for scaling a 70m high chimney in Germany.

Jury fail to reach unanimous verdict in twin murder trial

Daily Echo:

2:36pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE jury in the Robert Cerqua murder trial have failed to reach a unanimous verdict.

Arsonist targets hotel

Daily Echo: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service attending a blaze in Southampton

11:08am Thursday 16th October 2014

POLICE are hunting arsonists who torched a derelict hotel.

Jury to resume deliberations in twin murder trial

Daily Echo:

10:56am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing his identical twin will resume their deliberations today.

Twin murder trial jury to see knife again

Daily Echo:

5:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE jury in the trial of a brother accused of murdering his identical twin will continue to consider their verdict today.

Uzi sub machine gun and AK47 found in weapons bunker in garden

Daily Echo: Bail for man arrested following major house search operation

5:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An Uzi sub machine gun and an AK47 assault rifle were among weapons uncovered in a bunker of a Hampshire home, it has been revealed.

Murder trial jury sent home

Daily Echo:

4:35pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering his twin brother have been sent home.

Suspects bailed after anti-terror raids

Daily Echo:

11:56am Wednesday 15th October 2014

TWO people arrested in a major anti-terror operation across Hampshire have been bailed.

UPDATE: Jury out in murder trial

Daily Echo:

10:38am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of a man accused of fatally stabbing his identical twin has been sent out to consider their verdicts.

Brother accused of twin murder 'would become violent after drinking alcohol'

Daily Echo:

1:53pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE former girlfriend of a man fatally stabbed by his twin brother has told jurors how he would become violent after drinking alcohol, a court heard.

Twin murder accused - 'I loved my brother'

Daily Echo:

2:07pm Monday 13th October 2014

A MAN accused of murdering his identical twin has tearfully told a court how he loved his brother.

Emergency services 'fantasist' put lives at risk

Daily Echo:

9:13am Monday 13th October 2014

A FANTASIST put people’s lives at risk by speeding round Hampshire in a makeshift ambulance, a court heard.

Man in court over historic sex offences

Daily Echo:

4:23pm Monday 13th October 2014

A man has appeared in court over alleged historical sex offences against children.

Police's 'white elephant' hit by new problems

Daily Echo: Alpha Park in Chandlers Ford

5:33pm Sunday 12th October 2014

HAMPSHIRE police's sale of its 'white elephant' headquarters in Chandler's Ford has been hit by a new embarassment.

Tears of boss over Ageas Bowl death

Daily Echo: Ian Gould

5:46pm Saturday 11th October 2014

A COMPANY boss accused of the manslaughter of a worker at the home of Hampshire cricket broke down in the witness stand as he recounted the moment of the fatal wall collapse.

Police pay crisis 'increases corruption risk'

Daily Echo: Police on beat in Southampton

4:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

POLICE officers could be open to corruption amid a deepening pay crisis, it has been warned.

Family pet shot in the head at close range

Daily Echo:

8:49am Friday 10th October 2014

PET owners in a Hampshire community have been urged to be on guard after a beloved pet cat was brutally shot.

Bail extended for man at centre of abduction probe

Daily Echo:

2:25pm Friday 10th October 2014

A MAN suspected of abducting a 15-year-old Hampshire girl has had his police bail extended.

'Was it me?' asked man in court accused of murdering his twin

Daily Echo:

2:43pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A MAN accused of murdering his twin brother was placed on round the clock surveillance the day after the fatal incident took place, a court heard.

Jail for man who had sex with 14-year-old schoolgirl

Daily Echo:

3:31pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A BURSLEDON man has received a near ten year prison sentence after manipulating a vulnerable teenage girl into having an affair with him.

Pensioner living in fear as teenage attacker moves back

Daily Echo: Southampton pensioner recalls horrific attack by boy aged just 13

4:00am Tuesday 7th October 2014

A PENSIONER has been left terrified because the schoolboy thug who savagely attacked her has returned to her community – and is living just minutes from her home.

Man charged with murder at flat

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

10:27pm Monday 6th October 2014

A MAN has been charged with murder after the death of a Hampshire man.

'Dangerous' string tied at neck height across road

Daily Echo: A Hampshire Constabulary helmet

2:51pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

OFFICERS are investigating after someone tied 'thick string' between two lampposts across a road late at night.

Brothers’ attack ‘could have killed their victim’

Daily Echo: Southampton Crown Court

11:00am Monday 6th October 2014

Two brothers have narrowly avoided a jail term after carrying out a “cowardly” attack in which they could have killed their victim, a court heard.

Jury sworn in for trial of man accused of murdering his twin

Daily Echo: Langdown Road, Hythe.

12:27pm Monday 6th October 2014

A JURY has been sworn in for the trial of a man accused of murdering his identical twin brother.

Brother will stand trial over twin’s stab death

Daily Echo:

11:00am Monday 6th October 2014

A man will stand trial today accused of stabbing to death his identical twin brother in a New Year’s Eve brawl.

Police send out message to teen drink-drivers that they will get caught

Daily Echo: BREATH TEST: Gwent Police officers will take part in the all-Wales crackdown on drink and drug-driving, which will include more frequent stop checks

11:48am Friday 3rd October 2014

YOU will get caught – that’s the message from Hampshire’s road cops to teenagers contemplating drink-driving.

Tributes to man who died following suspected assault

Daily Echo:

4:45pm Friday 3rd October 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid by the family of a man who died after being found with severe injuries.

Police officers who rescued 83-year-old from house fire nominated for bravery award

Daily Echo:

6:05pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

TWO Hampshire police officers who rescued an 83-year-old woman as her house went up in flames have been nominated for the force's national bravery award.

No charges for mum who neglected sons before their deaths

Daily Echo:

9:35am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A HAMPSHIRE mum who neglected her two little boys before they died just three months apart will not face any criminal charges, the Daily Echo can exclusively reveal.

Hunt for man who touched another in public toilet

Daily Echo:

7:12pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

POLICE are hunting a man who inappropriately touched another man in a public toilet.

Murder investigation launched after man was 'attacked' at flats

Daily Echo: Hampshire police need more cash.

12:41pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

A MURDER investigation has been launched after the death of a 32-year-old man.

Pensioners in fear after spate of break-ins

Daily Echo:

6:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

PENSIONERS have told of their fear that their allotments will be targeted again after two large-scale break-ins in ten months.

Man arrested over early morning assault

Daily Echo: Owner of Headley company fined £183,000 after "wholly avoidable" death of employee

10:54am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A TEENAGER has been arrested in connection with an assault outside a bar.

Ex was bombarded with menacing texts

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

10:56am Thursday 2nd October 2014

A SOUTHAMPTON man bombarded his previous partner with menacing text messages when he refused to accept that their relationship was over, the city crown court heard.

Woman in court over Pennie murder investigation

Daily Echo:

3:33pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WOMAN charged in connection with the murder of Pennie Davis appeared at Winchester Crown Court today.

Infrared cameras to catch speeding motorists in the dark

Daily Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hampshire police have revealed their latest weapon in the battle against drivers who flout the limit – infrared cameras that can photograph vehicles in the dark.

Social media helping to fight crime

Daily Echo: Student found out on Twitter that she had an STD

11:40am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Hundreds of criminals in Hampshire have been snared thanks to the power of social media.

Gang of burglars strikes 14 times in four hours

Daily Echo: A burglar breaking into a home -  posed by a model

11:39am Tuesday 30th September 2014

AN “ORGANISED gang” of burglars is being hunted by police after they struck 14 times – in just four hours.

Kittens dumped in car park

Daily Echo:

10:47am Tuesday 30th September 2014

THESE tiny kittens are looking for a new home after being dumped in a town centre car park.

Controversial daredevil climbs another city landmark

Daily Echo: James Kingston

4:10pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

The controversial climber who has illegally been scaling structures across Southampton and beyond has been at it again.

Jail was only option for burglar

Daily Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

WITHIN weeks of avoiding an immediate prison term, a Southampton man broke into a house where he stole about £4,000 worth of property, the city crown court heard.

Robber steals from 86-year-old woman as she walks home

Daily Echo:

2:17pm Monday 29th September 2014

A THIEF has robbed an 86-year-old woman with a walking stick of her handbag.

Van thief missed £3,500 cash in glove box

Daily Echo: Drugs charges after police search van

12:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

A COMPANY boss has told how he took part in a dramatic car chase through the streets of a Hampshire town to get back the truck stolen from under his nose.

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