Review of the year: This Is Hull's most read stories in 2012 - part two
There can be no doubt that 2012 has been eventful in Hull and East Riding
Our review of the most read stories of the year continues today, with a look at the news that caught everyone's attention between May and August.
1 Olympic fever started early in Hull and East Yorkshire as the Olympic Torch relay swept through the region in June.
Thousands lined the streets to watch the flame, which was carried by local torch-bearers through the streets of Bridlington, Beverley and Hull before it rested overnight at West Park.
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2 Detectives released CCTV images of two men wanted in connection with an assault in Pave on Princes Avenue that left the victim with a brain injury.
A mass brawl broke out in the bar at about 8pm on Sunday, April 8, which was the Easter bank holiday weekend.
The 32-year-old victim, who was not involved and was walking back from the toilet, was punched in the head and knocked unconscious.
Police emptied the bar while ambulance crews attended to the man, who had a bleed on the brain.
They called the attack "cowardly and unprovoked" and released the CCTV images of two men they wanted to talk to about the incident.
3 A teenage girl who shot at police with a P-25 Blowback semi-automatic air pistol in Queen's Gardens was placed in a secure mental health unit in June.
Kerri May Wood, 19, of Cherry Garth in Beverley, waved the handgun and pointed it at her own head before shooting at PC Carl Bugg, who was awarded a commendation for bravery by a judge for tackling the girl and disarming her.
Wood was restrained and placed in handcuffs at the end of the stand-off, which lasted 20 minutes in October 2011. Officers then searched her bag and discovered more ammunition and a hunting knife.
Humberside Police's Chief Constable Tim Hollis also commended PC Bugg, saying he had shown "tremendous courage and bravery".
4 The search for schoolgirl Jessica Blake came to a tragic end on Sunday August 26, when officers discovered her body in woods off Lincoln Way.
The Beverley High pupil had been reported missing by her family on Saturday, after she failed to return to her home on the Swinemoor Estate.
Hundreds of people attended a candlelit vigil at Beverley Minister for the 14-year-old, whose dad Dave described as "cheeky and mischievous, loving and kind".
5 Five major players in Hull's drug underworld were jailed for 33 years in August after a lengthy investigation by Humberside Police's Major Crime Unit.
The gang, which specialised in supplying heroin and dealt openly in west Hull's Pearson Park, was led by Mark Armstrong, of Cave Street, off Beverley Road.
Mohammed Ali, 41, of Halifax, supplied him with pure heroin, which was couriered into the city by Bradford taxi driver Mohammed Yasin. Leonard Gibson, 60, and Phillip Harraway, 39, cut the drug and sold it in the park.
Armstrong and Harraway were convicted of supplying heroin and the rest of the gang pleaded guilty.
Armstrong was jailed for 12 years, Ali for eight-and-a-half years, Harraway, of Park Lane, west Hull, for six years and both Gibson, of Newland Avenue, west Hull, and Yasin received sentences of three years and four months.