Here's some of the court cases our reporters have covered this year.
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We'll be back for more in The men involved in a gangland knee-capping outside Albert's Restaurant in Salford. We've seen hardened criminals and gangsters jailed thanks to brilliant, patient police work; first offenders who have found themselves behind bars over one life-changing incident - and a couple of people driven to take the law into their own hands for revenge.
An open, transparent criminal justice system is an important part of how our democracy works - so we make no apologies for devoting so much time and resources to letting you know what happens in our publicly-able courts. And we'll be back for more in He denied sexually assaulting her at the Leigh facility when interviewed by officers. During the court case Morris changed his plea and finally admitted his sickening crime.
Morris, of no fixed abode, also pleaded guilty to burglary and assault and was jailed for six Single Heywood girl addicted to retail and four months.
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Dolhascanu was sentenced to 11 years and six months in prison after being found guilty of rape following a trial at Bolton Crown Court. But when two women stopped to watch the competition the gang swarmed on him, punching, kicking and stamping on him until he lay helpless in a foetal position on the Single Heywood girl addicted to retail at Hilton Street, Manchester.
A woman who has been fighting for her childhood abuser to face justice since she was a schoolgirl finally saw him jailed - more than 25 years after she first spoke out against him. Imtinan Aljoffrey-Uppal, from Stockportwas found guilty of five counts of sexual assault. He was sentenced to four years in prison for counts one to four, and 12 months for count five, to run concurrently. Ikhlaq Hussain, from Bury, was ordered to pull over by officers after he and his passenger, Ali Adnam Khan, took possession of gun.
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The car failed to stop and sped through Bradford, ramming a of patrol cars as the pair tried to get away. When officers caught up with them they found a Walther handgun loaded with seven rounds of ammunition which had been thrown from the car. Hussain, 29, of Chesham Fold Road, was jailed for six years and banned from driving for five years.
He admitted possessing a firearm and ammunition and dangerous driving. Christopher Brizell was locked up following the 30 minute pursuit along the M62, which came to a dramatic end when the car spun in the middle of the carriageway. Police first began chasing the year-old when he failed to respond to their al to stop in Bolton in December.
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He then led them onto the M62, with dashcam footage showing the police car reaching speeds above mph. Brizell, of Dollond Street, Blackley, pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, driving whilst disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance. He was sentenced to 17 months in prison and was banned from driving for four years and eight months.
Suzanne Hill, a mum-of-three, married lorry driver David Jennison after meeting him on dating website Plenty of Fish in After a whirlwind romance which lasted just a few months, the couple wed and Jennison moved into her Eccles home. By the time Suzanne Single Heywood girl addicted to retail out the type of man she had married she'd been subjected to a terrifying ordeal.
He will serve three years and three years in prison, and an extended licence period of three years means that even after release, he is at risk of being recalled to prison until Matthew Tyner broke into a house in Stockport while a couple and their children were asleep upstairs. He attempted to steal cash and keys, but a year-old man and a year-old woman refused to hand them over.
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Fearing for her safety, the woman managed to climb out of a window to escape and raised the alarm while her children slept upstairs. Tyner, 37, of Wood Street, Middleton, fled in a car, but was later caught running down Tillard Avenue and was arrested.
He was sentenced to seven years and four months in jail after pleading guilty to aggravated burglary. Alker and co-defendant Michael Naylor, 25, threatened the manager of a KFC restaurant in Pemberton, Wigan, with a machete and demanded money after they burst inside and jumped over a counter to remove a till drawer while wearing balaclavas.
Naylor, of West Street, Higher Ince, and Alke, of Rathern Avenue, Higher Ince, both pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery and two counts of possessing an offensive weapon at an earlier hearing.
Ryan Curtis, who was hooked on painkillers and tranquilisers, researched medics and then used their identities to forge prescriptions. He then sold drugs to an insomnia sufferer who met him online, but was caught after pharmacists across Greater Manchester became suspicious of the quantities of diazepam, codeine and zopiclone he was obtaining.
Curtis, who ran an aerial photography firm, was jailed for two years and eight months after pleading guilty to fraud by false representation, making articles for the use of fraud and supply of class C Drugs.
Two others involved in the attack, William Coughlan, 25, and Ellis Hampson, 19, were convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years, and 11 years and one month, respectively. He pleaded guilty at Manchester Crown Court and was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 17 years and six months.
Green, from Atherton, was sentenced to six years and nine months in jail at Bolton Crown Court after earlier pleading guilty to rape. A drug dealer who was filmed by undercover police cruising around town making cocaine and heroin deliveries - all while being filmed by undercover police - was jailed. Knox, 42, of Jessop Forge, Bolton, was the leader of drug ring supplying heroin and cocaine throughout Greater Manchester.
He admitted supplying class A substances.
Knox was jailed for 11 years and three months. He was sentenced alongside four other members of the gang. The 4X4 careered on to the hard shoulder and hit year-old traffic officer Adam Gibb, who died at the scene. His colleague Paul Holroyd, who was also hit, survived but was left paralysed from the chest down after the impact broke his back in three places. Morrison, 37, denied causing death by dangerous driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving but was found guilty after a trial at Liverpool Crown Court last November and jailed for seven years. Glenn Wall, 35, was locked up two years after being convicted of causing the death of year-old Helena Thurm by dangerous driving.
University graduate Helena was crossing Manchester Road, Altrinchamat a junction when she was fatally injured.
A former Tory councillor was jailed after being found guilty of six charges relating to downloading and distributing indecent images of children, as well as extreme pornography. They found 31 indecent videos of children and 3, indecent still images of children on two iPhones and an Apple Mac computer belonging to him.
The primary school teacher, who denied all charges, was found guilty by a jury after a five-day trial at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court. An Emirates air steward who smuggled a kilo of heroin on-board a Manchester-bound business class flight from Dubai was sent to jail. The year-old, from Oldhamwas caught after the double-decker A landed. He thought his knowledge of the systems and checks in place would protect him from capture after he picked up the drugs in Dubai.
But officers from the Single Heywood girl addicted to retail Force swooped and searched the bus which transferred the cabin crew from the plane to the terminal.
CCTV from the vehicle captured Sadique desperately trying to hide the bag from officers, but he was sniffed out by dogs. Sadique, of Broadway, Chadderton, pleaded guilty to a charge of importing class A drugs, and was jailed for eight years. A burglar who Single Heywood girl addicted to retail into a doctor's house, demanded champagne, then terrorised her for an hour, has been jailed. He had forced entry with the garden hoe he was wielding and was drunk. Thynne eventually found a suitcase and began to fill it with items he planned to steal, including a laptop, a bottle of vodka and some aftershave.
Thynne, of Wilmslow Road, Didsburywas sentenced to 12 years after admitting aggravated burglary, and another burglary at Wastdale Road, Wythenshaweback on May 20 last year. Chizoro Edohasim, 47, from Altrincham, was found guilty by a jury of causing the death by dangerous driving of Olivia Edohasim and a second count of causing serious injury by dangerous driving of another daughter, year-old Eva Edohasim.
His Toyota Auris dangerously overtook a vehicle on the wrong side of Stamford Brook Road in Altrincham before speeding through a red light at up to 59mph. Olivia, who had been sitting in the rear of the car, died at the scene. Both girls were wearing seatbelts at the time of the collision. He was jailed for four years for causing death by dangerous driving and three years for causing serious injury by dangerous driving, with the sentences to run concurrently. He was also banned from driving for a total of five years.
Steven Smith, 31, took the teenager to an off-licence in Wigan and Single Heywood girl addicted to retail her alcohol, knowing she was under Smith was arrested, but denied having any sexual contact with the girl. Smith, of no fixed address, was found guilty of engaging in sexual activity with after a trial at Bolton Crown Court.
Plotters behind the 20kg seizure were also involved in the production and sale of crystal meth - the highly addictive amphetamine made famous by cult TV show Breaking Bad, as well as cocaine and heroin. Ringleader Milad Finn, 29, of Haddon Road, Stockporthad ly been acquitted of the murder of Junaid Khan, 21, who was machine gunned to death in Chadderton, Oldham, in Finn was jailed for nine years after pleading guilty to conspiracy to produce a psychoactive substance, handling stolen goods, encouraging or assisting in the production of Class A or Class B drugs and breaching a serious crime prevention order.
Robinson, 53, of Manchester Road, Oldham, was sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty for conspiracy to produce a psychoactive substance and encouraging or assisting in the production or supply of Class A or B drugs. English, 36, Richmond Avenue, Royton, was sentenced to 20 months in prison after pleading guilty to encouraging or assisting in the production or supply of Class A or Class B drugs.
Dehani, 27, of Lynton Avenue, Oldham, was jailed for 17 months in prison after pleading guilty to encouraging or assisting in the production or supply of Class A or Class B drugs. Al-Imran Ali, 34, spent 12 days swapping messages with someone he thought was a year-old girl, then turned up to a meeting at Salford Quays with a condom and a burger from Burger King. Ali, of Woodhalt Road, Cheetham Hill, ended up being confronted by members of Silent Justice, live on Facebook in November last year, before being arrested.