The CPS is appealing for longer jail sentences for three people convicted over the murder of a man with learning difficulties
Teenagers Charged Over Burglaries
Two teenage boys have been charged in connection with burglaries in Newcastle.
The 15 and 16-year olds, along with two men aged 18 and 20, have been charged over burglaries in Lemington.
They include Valley View, Orchard Terrace and Romsey Grove.
They have been bailed and will appear before Newcastle magistrates court next month.
Police have stepped up patrols throughout Lemington and Chapel House, with officers targeting opportunist thieves and burglars.
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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