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A Suffolk police officer who has been assaulted around 100 times in 17 years while working on the front line in Ipswich has welcomed a new law increasing the penalty for attacking emergency staff.

With almost a dozen stabbings in Suffolk this summer, the county’s police force is standing behind a national campaign to end knife crime with a week of action.

In a wide-ranging interview, 1950s, 60s and 70s tennis star Christine Truman Janes – who today lives in Aldeburgh – talks about life in Suffolk, her husband’s dementia fight and the secret to success.

Tougher punishment for hare coursers is being called for after reports of the crime more than doubled in a year across Suffolk.

A parcel bomb allegedly made and sent by a Colchester man to his father and step-mother’s home has been described as “technically not very complex” by an expert.

A man has denied stealing underwear and other clothing from a woman’s flat in Ipswich.

A former police officer who sexually assaulted a paramedic responding to a 999 call has been given a suspended prison sentence.

A 22-year-old Stowmarket man who carried out a “ferocious” attack on a 15-year-old boy who was left unconscious and covered in blood in a recreation ground has been jailed for nine years.

A 20-year-old man arrested in connection with the murder of Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer Aitkens remains on bail.

The trial of six people charged with the murder of Ipswich teenager Tavis Spencer-Aitkens could be delayed if a judge agrees to allow barristers in the case more time to prepare the case.

The trial of a 23-year-old man accused of murdering Lowestoft father Scott Tarrant is expected to take place in January.

An Essex man who sexually assaulted a paramedic who responded to a 999 call has been warned that he is likely to be jailed when he is sentenced next month.

An Ipswich burglar with an “appalling” criminal record has been locked up again for stealing hundreds of pounds worth of alcohol from a shop storeroom.

An Ipswich motorist has been stripped of his licence after already losing his job for driving while more than four times the legal alcohol limit.

Two teenagers were stabbed with a “Rambo” style knife in an Ipswich street by two attackers wearing balaclavas, it has been alleged.

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A Suffolk man has avoided going straight to jail for attacking a nurse and two police officers.

A man has pleaded guilty to driving without due care and attention following the death a popular 23-year-old man in a road crash.

He’s a ghost with a social conscience who angrily returns to Seckford Hall in Suffolk to protest the 
fact that the money he bequeathed to the local 
poor was actually embezzled by rich people who 
had no need for it.

A Suffolk man has been fined for assaulting his wife after she won a million pounds on the lottery.

Three men who murdered a Suffolk father-of-five have been given jail sentences totalling 58 years.

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The family of a man killed in a crash near Newmarket have described him as a “lovable character” as the driver responsible for his death, and that of another motorist, was jailed for eight years today.

A former UKIP councillor from Stowmarket who murdered his wife has been jailed for life today.

The family of a man who murdered his wife when she discovered he was having an affair with their daughter-in-law have given an emotional account of how the ordeal has affected them.

Closing Suffolk magistrates’ courts has“undermined” the justice system, a report claims.

Non-appearances have risen sharply in certain areas since a number of magistrates’ buildings in Suffolk were closed, a report has found.

A former UKIP councillor who had an affair with his daughter-in-law has denied deliberately killing his wife during a row about his infidelity.

A man accused of encouraging the killing of a Trimley man has chosen not to give evidence during his trial.

A Stowmarket woman who was allegedly murdered by her husband called the police following a row several months before her death, a court has heard.

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