In total, 37 per cent of knife and offensive weapon offences resulted in an immediate custodial sentence in 2018, according to the Ministry of Justice, compared with 20 per cent in 2008.
A carer from Redbourn has been found guilty of fraud after stealing money from elderly people in St Albans and Hatfield.
Camilla Buchanan believes doing the basics right was key for "untouchable" Saracens Mavericks' huge 64-51 win over Loughborough Lightning.
A Hatfield dad and his Welwyn Garden City son have both been banned from keeping animals for life, following a prosecution by the RSPCA.
A man who shook a crying, teething baby in Hatfield was today given a chance to put the incident behind him.
Dozens of Traveller caravans are on unauthorised sites in Welwyn Hatfield, figures show.
A young Welwyn Garden City bicycle thief is now under electronic curfew after facing court.
A man has been fined after driving on the A1(M) in the Hatfield area at speeds of up to 100mph while watching a music video on his phone.