Court closures: Two Lincolnshire courts will shut down as part of government plans to save £500 million a year.
Rape and assault: A man from Lincoln has been given an eight year jail sentence for two offences of rape and one of assaulting a police officer.
Monday, February 8
Potentially fatal: A Lincolnshire company has been fined £3 million following a major leak which had devastating potential.
Huge operation: A local businessman and drugs gang ringleader who brought huge quantities of heroin and cocaine into a Lincolnshire town has been jailed.
Appeal rejected: A man who was jailed for life after murdering his former wife in a premeditated attack in Lincoln has lost an appeal to reduce his sentence.
Friday, February 5
Online grooming: A school IT worker tried to arrange meeting a 15-year-old Lincolnshire girl during an inappropriate Facebook conversation.
Thursday, February 4
Attackers jailed: Two men who attacked a Lincoln father in his own home have been each jailed for 20 months.
Monday, February 1
“Disgraceful”: A Lincolnshire teacher who left her elderly parents heartbroken after stealing £50,000 of their life savings to pay for a life of luxury has been spared jail.
‘Super Heads’ in the headlines: Councillor John Marriott warns that too much power in the hands of one ‘leader’ can be a dangerous thing.
Thursday, January 28
First verdicts: Two Priory Federation of Academies executives accused of fraud have been cleared of all charges at Lincoln Crown Court.
Wednesday, January 27
Sentenced: A Lincolnshire man has been handed a community service order after a police investigation revealed he was in possession of over 13,500 illegal images of children.
Tuesday, January 26
Persistent nuisance: A Lincoln man who repeatedly played excessively loud music has been fined.
Jailed: An IT worker carried out a frightening attack on a Lincoln teenager after she agreed to him giving her a massage.
Monday, January 25
Fly-tipper prosecuted: A Lincolnshire man who touted for garden clearance work has been fined after admitting he dumped waste that he was paid £80 to take away.
Large fine: An RAF serviceman who claimed to not realise that fly-tipping was an offence has been fined.
Friday, January 22
Verdict pending: The jury in the fraud trial of the former chief executive of the Priory Federation of Academies this afternoon retired to consider their verdicts in the case at Lincoln Crown Court.
Armed robbery: A masked customer who repeatedly hit a woman over the head with the handle of a hammer as he robbed a Lincoln social club has been jailed.
Community service: A man caught with a wrap of M-Cat after police spotted him dealing cannabis on the streets of Lincoln has been sentenced.
Thursday, January 21
Trial continues: The former finance director of the Priory Federation of Academies was caught up in a “maelstrom”, a jury was told.
Wednesday, January 20
Closing statements: The former Chief Executive of the Priory Federation of Academies was prosecuted because of “who he is,” a jury has been told.