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Teenagers plead guilty to racist graffiti at school of Erick Maina, who died at the weekend

James Coleman and 17-year-old who cannot be named plead guilty to racially aggravated criminal damage

Skem taxi driver jailed after 3kg cocaine found in his car

The dad-of-one was pulled over by police on Moore Rd, Skelmersdale with £280,000 worth of the class A drug next to a child seat

Husband held wife captive and set fire to her home

David Churchill, 52, appeared at Liverpool Crown Court and told there may be a lengthy prison sentence

Unison branch member jailed for theft to be released

Johanna Moss stole £61,000 over seven years. By Lynda Roughley

Seven-year-old told abuse was "their little secret"

Ormskirk paedophile jailed after sexually assaulting a young girl

Police appeal after 29-year-old stabbed in Skelmerdale

Victim was left with a punctured lung after the attack on September 14

Asda investigator tracks down stolen Skelmersdale bar code scanners

Janis Zizins pleaded guilty to selling stolen property on eBay

Mum of a young man who suffered brain injuries after being hit by a car speaks out

Calls for more awareness of pedestrians among drivers

Man stabbed by gang outside Skelmersdale shop in broad daylight

The 29-year-old man was taken to hospital on Sunday morning

Man who exposed himself is handed community penalty

Tony Allan Mills, 30, appeared at Ormskirk Magistrates Court for sentencing after pleading guilty to an act of outraging public decency, reported by Steve Craddock

Ex-Marine in sex acts while watching teens

Nicholas John Matthew Cooke, 26, faced three charges of indecent exposure, reported by Steve Craddock

Ex-soldier jailed for bomb hoax at hospital

Traumatised by life in the Army, Samuel McDowall is given a year in prison for threats that led to an evacuation of patients and staff this summer

Craig Michael Abbott who police have still not traced after he failed to show up to Liverpool Crown Court

Criminal who killed Hesketh Bank dad is jailed after returning to stealing cars

Craig Abbott is locked up again after more offences

Thugs who chased man like 'pack of wolves' and stabbed him in the lung jailed

Harris Vinten, Lewis Vinten, Christopher Graham and a 17-year-old pleaded guilty to chasing a man and threatening to “cut him up”.

Johanna Moss

Burscough Unison treasurer who took £61,000 from union accounts is jailed

Johanna Moss stole the money from Unison over a seven-year period

Former sniper jailed for holding up a Co-op bank

William Gage, 37, was given a reduced sentence due to his troubled background

Liverpool Crown Court

Skelmersdale man attacked his ex like a ‘crazed animal’

Daniel Joyce spared jail after horrifying attack

Bill with his dad, William Casey, who sadly passed away just months after he was attacked in his own home

Thugs who burst into pensioner's home and threatened him have been jailed

92-year-old ex-engineer and ship builder bravely tried to stop the robbery and called the police

15 years for masked raider who targeted couple in their Parbold home

Woman had arms and legs bound with gaffer tape and knife held to throat

Skelmersdale Paedophile jailed for eight months

Andreas Bauminis had shocking videos and images of child abuse