Official figures show the number of fatal stabbings in England and Wales at the highest levels since records began in 1946.
A Leek man has been jailed after unleashing “haymaker type punches” on two men during a night out in Leek town centre.
A Blurton man has been jailed for punching and kicking his girlfriend’s pregnant sister.
David Fawcett, 25, of Penton Walk, attacked the six-month pregnant Sian Ellis following a dispute with his girlfriend.
A Burntwood man has been jailed after an attack on his wife which left her with a fractured eye socket.
John Pinches, 46, of Bells Lane, launched a vicious attack on his wife Gail in their home, leaving her “looking like a boxer after 15 rounds”, Stafford Crown Court heard.
Three brothers have been jailed after punching and kicking their brother’s ex-partner inside a shop.
A man who attacked his friend and drank his blood in a vampire-like attack has been locked up.
Thomas Gough, 20, slashed his friend’s arm open with a razor blade, let the blood from the wound drain into a glass, which he then drank, Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard.
A three-year-old boy was left with a broken leg, cuts and puncture wounds to his face and body after being attacked by a dog at a family farm in Staffordshire.
The boy’s grandmother was bitten numerous times as she tried to protect him.
A Stoke-on-Trent City Councillor may face disqualification after being convicted of repeatedly attacking his partner.
Matthew Fry, 34, representative for Weston Coyney ward, pleaded guilty at North Staffordshire Justice Centre to one charge of assault, causing of actual bodily harm and two counts of assault on his girlfriend.
A teenager was sentenced to five years after attacking a lone man and stealing his mobile phone in Stoke-on-Trent.
Ishmahel Khan, 18, of Rushton Road, Cobridge, was found guilty of a robbery of a Samsung mobile phone.
A jealous boyfriend with a history of drink problems has been jailed for 20 months for savagely attacking his ex-lover.
Neil Dayson, 48, of Meaford Drive, Blurton slapped, kicked his ex-partner Zonia Griffiths and squeezed her throat on the night of August, 11, 2014.