As 2014 draws to a close, we look back at the 10 most read stories of the year on lep.co.uk.
After a homeless good Samaritan came to her aid, a 22-year-old UCLan student has vowed to pay him back.
Tributes have been paid to a newlywed who was killed walking on the motorway.
A 15-year old girl has died while playing football in Euxton.
This was the shocking moment a cyclist was almost killed by a car driving on the wrong side of the road.
A woman has been killed following a crash in Leyland.
A man has been found dead in a street in Preston.
David Threlfall was not what you would call a betting man.
A man plunged to his death from the top floor of a city centre car park despite attempts by police to talk him down.
Detectives are appealing for information after a teenage girl was assaulted as she walked home in Preston.
Eighteen heroin and crack dealers have been jailed for a total of almost 60 years after a major police undercover operation targeting drugs gangs in Preston.