The CPS is appealing for longer jail sentences for three people convicted over the murder of a man with learning difficulties
Man Jailed For Manslaughter
A man's been jailed for 4 years after another man died following an assault in Gateshead.
42-year-old Ali Mazin Mahmod from Felling was found unconscious on Sunderland Road in May - he died in hospital.
22-year-old Gary Pitt - from Leam Lane - pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
A report by the End Child Poverty Coalition suggests small growth in benefits could push families deeper into poverty.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering Leonne Weeks, 16, who was found dead on a path in Rotherham.
Two men have been arrested after a gun was fired in the Hylton Road Post Office on Monday
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