Five people from the same family killed in crash between car and lorry

Five people from the same family, one of them believed to be a baby, are killed after a head-on crash between their car and a lorryFive members of Durham family dies in crash on A18 near GrimsbyFamily's Nissan Primera collided with light goods vehicle at 12.30pm today Three pronounced dead at the scene and two upon arrival at hospital By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 17:28 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 03:16 GMT, 13 April 2013 Five people from the same family have died in a crash between their car and a lorry today. Three members of the Durham family were pronounced dead at the scene on the A18 near Laceby Manor Golf Club, Grimsby.

Father"s fury after police email appears to show an officer"s "disappointment" that his daughter survived car crash

Father's fury after 'sad face' emoticon in police e-mail appears to show officer's 'disappointment' that his daughter survived car crashDarren Thomas was 'absolutely distraught' when he saw the internal emailAs daughter Laura lay in a coma, investigating officer wrote: 'It looks like the driver will pull through, so no fatal for me to deal with yet :('He discovered email through Freedom of Information request Humberside Police officer since apologised for any offence causedShe said sad face referred to not 'fulfilling my professional development' By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 15:23 GMT, 20 March 2013 | UPDATED: 16:09 GMT, 20 March 2013 A father was 'absolutely distraught' after a police officer appeared 'disappointed' that his daughter did not die in a car crash. Laura Thomas suffered a fractured skull, three broken bones in her neck and back and three brain bleeds after she lost control of her car. As she lay in a coma in hospital, a PC investigating the crash sent an internal email to another officer from the vehicle investigation branch.

Fast Eddie Maher: Double life of fugitive who spent 20 years on the run in the U.S. working as a cable engineer after stealing 1.2m from Securicor van

Securicor driver 'Fast' Eddie Maher who went on run in U.S. for 20 years after stealing 1.2m from his van in Suffolk is jailed for just FIVE YEARS Maher, 57, made off with Securicor van outside bank in Felixstowe in 1993Loaded 30 sacks of cash into a getaway vehicle before flying to America Lived in U.S. under false identities of Stephen King and his brother MichaelBuilt new life with partner, Deborah Brett, and their son Lee, who was three at time of heistBought house in Colorado with $120k in cash just six months after the theftArrested in February last year after his daughter-in-law called the policeDenied charge after being deported, but entered last-minute plea today By Simon Tomlinson PUBLISHED: 10:40 GMT, 5 March 2013 | UPDATED: 13:52 GMT, 5 March 2013 A British man who spent almost 20 years as a fugitive in the U.S

Overall level of crime falls to record low but fears raised 400,000 offences have not been logged by police

Overall level of crime falls to record low but fears raised 400,000 offences have not been logged by policeThere were 8.9m crimes in 12 months to September – the lowest ever according to British Crime SurveyAll crime is down sharply apart from street theft and pickpocketing, as more people carry valuable items like smartphones, iPods, iPads and laptops But police recorded crime figures show an even bigger drop, which experts say show that have 'overstated' improvementTargets 'may have swayed officers into downgrading marginal incidents', ONS says compared with the previous year.

US Weather: Americans wake up to a White Christmas… but blizzards and tornadoes threaten to cause travel chaos for millions

Scores of Americans wake up to a White Christmas… but blizzards and tornadoes threaten to cause travel chaos for millions More than 150 million Americans see snow when they wake up on Christmas DayBlizzard watch in effect for parts of Kentucky and Indiana | UPDATED: 21:12 GMT, 25 December 2012 Freezing rain and sleet made for a sloppy Christmas morning trek in parts of the nation's midsection on Tuesday, while residents along the Gulf Coast braced for thunderstorms, high winds and the possibility of tornadoes

Winter storm "Draco" continues to wreak havoc with heavy snow and winds

Winter storm 'Draco' wreaks havoc across U.S. with 5,200 flights delayed and heavy snow stranding millions trying to get home for Christmas 131 flights cancelled today and 5,843 delayed across the U.S.National Weather Service issues winter storm warnings for Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New York and Ohio as well as parts of Northern California and Oregon Delays of an hour or more were reported at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and La Guardia Airport in New YorkAt least four people dead in treacherous driving conditionsThree people killed in 25-vehicle pileup in Iowa after drivers were blinded by snow | UPDATED: 21:47 GMT, 22 December 2012 Powerful winds and snow whipped parts of the eastern United States on Saturday, carrying the promise of a white Christmas while threatening to cause havoc for the many Americans traveling for the holidays. The storm moving in from the Midwest was sending strong winds into the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England and buried parts of Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin in more than a foot of snow earlier this week.

Is it the end of the road for the tax disc? Scrapping paper version would cut costs and streamline services to motorists, say ministers

Is it the end of the road for the tax disc Scrapping paper version would cut costs and streamline services to motorists, say ministersPolice can tell from access to DVLA computer whether car has been taxedPaper element of driving licence also due to be scrapped by 2015 | UPDATED: 02:25 GMT, 14 December 2012 End of the road: The car tax disc which has been displayed on car windscreens for 90 years could be scrapped The car tax disc which has adorned windscreens for more than 90 years could be due for the axe. Ministers say scrapping the paper discs would cut costs and streamline services to motorists

High-tech laser sight and 6,000 worth of VIAGRA among items stolen from Swanton Morley and RAF Marham military bases in Norfolk

High-tech laser sight and 6,000 worth of VIAGRA among items stolen from military basesDefence chiefs have written off thefts of equipment worth thousands Other items stolen include a pair of badminton nets and a 500 karaoke rig | UPDATED: 20:24 GMT, 11 December 2012 Stolen: The batch of Viagra was stolen from Norfolk's RAF Marham A high-value laser and batches of Viagra are among an array of items that have been stolen from military bases.

Living near a busy road may double the risk of autism, researchers warn

Living near a busy road may double the risk of autism, researchers warn Exposure to air pollution in the womb or during the first year of life was linked to a dramatic increase chances of having the disorderChildren from homes with the highest traffic pollution levels were three times more at risk | UPDATED: 23:40 GMT, 26 November 2012 Living near a busy road could double the risk of childhood autism, warn scientists. They found exposure to air pollution in the womb or during the first year of life was linked to a dramatic increase in a child’s chances of having the disorder