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Rachel Millard, Crime reporter

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Father is jailed for throwing baby son against the wall

The Argus:

8:30am Saturday 1st August 2015

A FATHER fractured his baby’s skull and ribs by smashing him against a wall having spent the previous night smoking cannabis.

Driver jailed after posting bragging video on Facebook showing him driving with car filled with smoke

The Argus:

1:31pm Tuesday 28th July 2015

A driver who published a video of himself laughing hysterically while driving his smoke-filled car through town has been jailed.

Sussex is now approaching London levels of serious knife crime. What is the answer to the problem?

The Argus:

12:00pm Monday 27th July 2015

ANOTHER week, another series of terrifying knife crime incidents.

Police hunt man who attacked woman motorist after flagging her down

The Argus: Fontwell Road, Selsey.  Picture: Google Street View

7:27am Thursday 23rd July 2015

Detectives are hunting a man who flagged down a young woman motorist and then dragged her into an alleyway.

Former deputy principal is ‘too fat’ to abuse boys

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 14th July 2015

A FORMER priest accused of abusing two boys told a court he was too fat to be sexually active.

Missing Dutch art is discovered in Sussex

The Argus:

6:30am Friday 3rd July 2015

AN ELDERLY woman living in a care home unwittingly harboured for 20 years valuable paintings that had been stolen from a museum in Holland.

Tourist arrested on terrorism charge for taking a selfie video at Churchill Square

The Argus:

6:00am Friday 3rd July 2015

A TOURIST was arrested on suspicion of preparing acts of terrorism after filming himself on his mobile phone outside Churchill Square shopping centre.

Samuel Frost, 27, named as man killed in Worthing crash

The Argus:

8:18pm Thursday 18th June 2015

A MAN who was killed in a car crash in the early hours of Saturday has been named.

Woman 'assaulted as she shopped with baby daughter'

The Argus:

4:17pm Monday 15th June 2015

A 23-YEAR-OLD woman was assaulted as she shopped with her baby daughter.

Graffiti is sprayed on suspect’s home

The Argus: STOCK police tape
FOR WEB USE (28420544)

6:00am Saturday 13th June 2015

A 56-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested on suspicion of distributing indecent images.

Killer blamed Grand Theft Auto for stab horror attack

The Argus:

6:00am Wednesday 3rd June 2015

A CONVICTED killer blamed his actions on the computer game Grand Theft Auto as he tried to kill a second victim.

Killer freed from jail to strike again in terrifying stab horror

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd June 2015

A man who repeatedly stabbed his neighbour in a frenzied attack was on parole at the time after serving nearly 30 years for killing a teenager.

Help monitor police arrests

The Argus:

4:00pm Monday 1st June 2015

VOLUNTEERS are needed to check on the welfare of people detained in police custody and to ensure their human rights are being upheld.

Council 'regrets' reinstating worker who has been convicted of paedophilia

The Argus:

6:00am Thursday 28th May 2015

A council boss has admitted “regret” over a decision to reinstate a staff member who was investigated over sexual abuse and later convicted of paedophilia.

Family and East Sussex coroner critical of New York Police Department after death of 28-year-old woman mowed down by a car

The Argus:

12:00pm Saturday 23rd May 2015

A MOTHER whose daughter was killed when she was hit by a car in New York City has strongly criticised police for their “botched” investigation.

Bouncers given training to help stop club sex attacks

The Argus:

6:00am Friday 15th May 2015

BOUNCERS are getting more training from police on how to prevent sexual assaults and protect vulnerable people in and around bars and clubs.

Legal highs ‘are replacing hard drugs for youth’

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 11th May 2015

Dangerous ‘legal highs’ are replacing cocaine and cannabis as the drugs to abuse among some young people, police believe.

Anonymous tip off leads police to hunt lake and park in search for missing man feared murdered

The Argus:

6:00am Wednesday 29th April 2015

DETECTIVES investigating the disappearance of a father-of-two have been told anonymously he was murdered.

UPDATED: Former councillor sentenced to 20 years after trying to murder his wife

The Argus:

11:03am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

The ex-councillor convicted of trying to murder his wife has been jailed for twenty years.

Widow burgled as she buried husband

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 21st April 2015

Heartless thieves burgled a widow's house while she was at her husband's funeral.

The man who blew the whistle...

The Argus:

1:00pm Saturday 18th April 2015

Flawed report from Sussex Police led to paedophiles getting off the hook, says former Army man

Affair with postman was ‘catalyst’ for the stabbing, court hears

The Argus:

9:30am Thursday 16th April 2015

A woman whose husband is accused of trying to murder her over her affair told jurors she was “never afraid” of him during their twenty-year relationship.

Memorial bench requires repairs after only two months

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 24th March 2015

A MEMORIAL bench for a much-loved grandmother was so badly vandalised it had to be removed for repairs after only two months.

Fresh hopes for IRA prosecutions as detectives say 'comfort letters' do not protect suspects

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 23rd March 2015

HOPES of fresh prosecutions over the Brighton bombing have been raised with six IRA terror suspects reportedly facing a major new police investigation.

Police chief says protecting the public will be 'tough' after job cuts

The Argus: Chief Superintendent Nev Kemp

10:00am Thursday 12th March 2015

THE head of policing in Brighton and Hove says things will be ‘tough’ after 1,000 job cuts were announced.

UPDATED: 500 front-line officers positions to be axed by Sussex Police

The Argus:

2:08pm Tuesday 10th March 2015

Sussex Police has announced plans to axe 1,000 staff over the next five years.

Van driver repeatedly refuses to move his vehicle for ambulance crew on emergency call trying to reach fitting baby

The Argus:

A DRIVER refused to move his van out of the way for an ambulance trying to reach a baby having a fit.

£80k of high-quality wine stolen from award-winning Sussex vineyard

The Argus:

11:09am Saturday 28th February 2015

ABOUT 5,000 bottles of high-end wine have been stolen from an award-winning vineyard.

Woman lucky to be alive after car flipped and slid upside-down along central reservation barrier

The Argus:

5:00am Tuesday 24th February 2015

A DRIVER has told how she is lucky to be alive after her car flipped and slid upside-down along the central reservation barrier after a 60mph-crash.

Trial of man accused of stabbing boxer in Brighton street delayed

The Argus:

10:00am Friday 20th February 2015

THE trial of a man accused of stabbing an aspiring boxer has been delayed.

Federation officials to meet with Sussex Police over Thin Blue Line badge ban

The Argus:

8:00am Tuesday 17th February 2015

POLICE bosses have launched an investigation into whether officers can wear a badge in support of a force charity.

Concerns over court services' ability to deal with domestic violence

The Argus: Mid Sussex Magistrates Court in Haywards Heath

6:00am Tuesday 17th February 2015

Concerns have been raised over the court services’ ability to deal quickly enough with domestic violence cases.

New accreditation scheme for mobile security guards

The Argus:

6:00am Friday 13th February 2015

MOBILE security guards who provide cover for shops, bars and firms in Brighton and Hove are being subjected to tougher scrutiny.

UPDATE: £25,000 reward offered to catch shotgun wielding masked men who terrified couple

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 10th February 2015

A COUPLE revealed their terrifying ordeal at the hands of masked men who burst into their house and attacked them, demanding cash and jewellery.

Burglars carrying shotgun attacked couple in their home demanding money

The Argus:

5:17pm Monday 9th February 2015

A gang of burglars forced the way through the front door of a couple's home demanding money and attacking them.

More than £12 million owed in unpaid court fines

The Argus: Merseyside men on firearms charges

6:00am Monday 9th February 2015

CRIMINALS owe more than £12 million to Sussex’s courts, new figures reveal.

‘Faith saved me from a life of crime’

The Argus:

2:00pm Friday 6th February 2015

JOHN LAWSON thought nothing of dishing out beatings and even planned a murder. Then he found Christianity in jail and turned his life around. He tells Rachel Millard how he thinks faith could bring down the UK’s high reoffending rates

Prison worker claims she was passed up for training for a better position because she is black

The Argus: Lewes Prison

6:00am Wednesday 4th February 2015

A FORMER manager at Lewes Prison has claimed she suffered racial and gender discrimination while working there.

Police apologise to a father for inaccurate report that led to a visit by social services

The Argus:

6:00am Tuesday 27th January 2015

SUSSEX Police have apologised to a father over an inaccurate report that was used in justifying a visit from social services over the welfare of his three-year-old daughter.

Brighton bus driver had no idea he had hit pedestrian

The Argus: Brighton Magistrates Court

11:00am Monday 26th January 2015

A BUS driver had no idea he had driven into a pedestrian until he was arrested by police a few days later.

Man denies four sexual assaults on teenage girls using Brighton and Hove bus services

The Argus:

10:00am Sunday 25th January 2015

A 63-YEAR-OLD man has denied sexually touching girls' legs on buses.

Serial burglar is targeting Sussex properties using the county's railway lines

The Argus:

9:30am Wednesday 21st January 2015

A SERIAL burglar is believed to be travelling around on trains targeting homes.

Police failed to trace suspect - we did

The Argus: Good Morning Britain filming rescheduled

5:53pm Friday 16th January 2015

AN ALLEGED sex abuse victim has accused police of letting him down after officers failed to find the man he is accusing, yet The Argus tracked him down.

Sussex Elders' Commission aims to improve policing for over-60s

The Argus:

4:00pm Friday 16th January 2015

ELDERLY people are being called on to help improve safety and policing for the over-60s.

Football player who headbutted referee fined and banned for seven years

The Argus:

6:00am Thursday 15th January 2015

A FOOTBALLER who headbutted the referee who sent him off the pitch has been fined and banned from playing for at least seven years.

Care worker suspended from her role at Brighton's Royal Sussex County Hospital

The Argus: Patients wait 20 hours at A&E at Royal Sussex County Hospital

11:00am Sunday 11th January 2015

A HEALTHCARE assistant has been suspended from work and faces a disciplinary hearing.

Brighton man, 78, faces historic child abuse case

The Argus:

9:00am Wednesday 7th January 2015

A 78-YEAR-old man is standing trial over allegations of historic sexual abuse against a boy.

Man is freed after robbery of 75-year-old Whitehawk pensioner in her own home

The Argus:

1:00pm Tuesday 6th January 2015

A 46-year-old man has been released without charge after being arrested on suspicion of robbing a 75-year-old woman.

Readers rally behind 75-year-old robbed of pension with Christmas hamper

The Argus:

6:00am Monday 29th December 2014

Kind-hearted readers of The Argus have stepped forward to help an elderly woman robbed in her own home.

Thieves ransack Red Cross shop in London Road, Brighton

The Argus:

6:00am Saturday 20th December 2014

THIEVES broke into a charity shop through the roof and stole the whole day’s takings.

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