PUBLISHED: 11:20 29 June 2019 | UPDATED: 11:31 29 June 2019 Tributes and flowers have been left at the scene where a motorcyclist was killed near Felthrope on Wednesday. Picture: Archant Archant Flowers and tributes have been left by the roadside at the scene where a motorcyclist was killed on Wednesday. Tributes and flowers have been left at the scene where a motorcyclist was killed near Felthrope on Wednesday. Picture: ArchantThe motorcyclist died following a crash with a van at the junction of Fir Covert Road and Reepham Road, between Felthorpe and Taverham.Emergency services were called to the crash, which involved a Yamaha motorcycle and a MAN TGE van at 1.15pm.The male motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.The driver of the van was uninjured.The site where a motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a van on Wednesday. Picture: Archant.Flowers and a memorial cross have now been left at the scene. You may also want to watch: One tribute reads: "We are going to miss … [Read more...] about ‘Ride free’
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Police have launched an appeal for witnesses after men brandished weapons during a row in a South Shields street. At about 1.30pm on Sunday police received a report of a disturbance on Brisbane Avenue in the town. It was reported that a man had confronted two men allegedly riding a motorcycle in an anti-social manner in the street.Police say they have then got into an altercation and have each brandished a weapon before fleeing the scene.Nobody was injured or arrested. Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A spokesman for Northumbria Police said: "Inquiries to locate all those involved are ongoing but at this stage nobody has been arrested by police."Anyone who saw what happened, or has information about the identity of the men, is encourage to call police on 101 quoting log 558 07/04/19." Suspected arson attack on vehicles belonging to councillor at centre of race row … [Read more...] about Police probe launched after fracas saw men ‘brandishing weapons’ in South Shields street
The families of a newlywed Chesterfield couple who died after a crash in Sheffield have released a picture of them. Ben Rybka, 38, and his wife Amy Rybka, 30, were riding a motorcycle along the A616 on Thursday, March 21 when they collided with an articulated lorry. Ben was pronounced dead at the scene and his wife, Amy Rybka, was taken to hospital, where she later died on Wednesday, March 27.Ben’s family paid tribute to the couple: “Our family are heartbroken following the loss of our loving son Ben Rybka and wonderful daughter in law Amy following their tragic accident on March 21.Amy’s family added: “Due to a tragic accident, it is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of our newly married children, Amy and Ben Rybka.” A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: "This is an extremely difficult time for both families. They are being supported by specialist officers and they ask that their privacy is respected."An investigation into their death … [Read more...] about Families release picture of ‘wonderful’ newlywed Chesterfield couple who died in motorbike crash
Produced by Josh Yager In July 2008, Colonel Michael Stahlman was about to come home from Iraq for R&R with his family when the military lawyer and former flight officer was found in his quarters with a gunshot wound to the head. He died about two months later. Authorities called it a suicide. But Stahlman's wife Kim and daughter MacKenna say the man they loved would never have killed himself. "My dad … devoted his life to his country. He was a patriot," said MacKenna. "Someone shot him," Kim told "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant. "Are you certain of that?" Van Sant asked. "I have no doubt," she replied. Kim Stahlman says her husband was right-handed, but his wound was on the left side -- and his job helping rebuild Iraq's legal system could easily have made him enemies. "I just feel like it was somebody Mike knew," she said. At the heart of the mystery: an email that was sent just hours before the gunshot: "Kim, sorry about what you are about the [sic] find … [Read more...] about A Marine colonel’s widow fights for the truth behind his death: Suicide or homicide?
Police are keen to identify two people who could assist in the investigation of a fatal collision on the A280 at Angmering. An orange Suzuki Ignis, a blue Honda Civic and a white Peugeot Bipper were involved in the incident, which occurred about 3.50pm on Thursday, January, Sussex Police said. Nicola Drummond, 44, of Long Furlong, Findon, sadly died following the three-vehicle crash, and a further five people were treated for injuries, the force added.A spokesman said a number of people stopped to assist at the scene, including a man in his mid-20s who was riding a motorcycle and wearing a fluorescent jacket, and the driver of a white minibus.The two individuals left the scene prior to police attendance and may have significant information which could assist the investigation, police added.Officers are urging them, and anyone else who saw what happened, to report it online, call 101 or email [email protected] quoting Operation Lumley. Angmering students … [Read more...] about A280 Angmering fatal collision: police keen to identify two people