Trick or treaters told to play safe this Halloween

Trick or treaters are being urged to play safe this Halloween.

Mikalsen's laptop was seized after he was found in the airport's ladies' toilets.

Seaman caught with child abuse pictures after scaring girl, eight, in ladies' toilets at airport

A seaman was caught with child abuse pictures after photographing his own privates in the female toilets of a North East airport.

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The scene of the crash in Albert Road, Jarrow. Pic: Carl Morland.

Man pleads not guilty to dangerous driving after car smashes into garden

A man has pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving after a car smashed through the garden wall of Jarrow home.

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The scene of the crash in Jarrow: Picture by Carl Morland.

Man charged over incident which saw car smash through garden in Jarrow

A man was due to appear in court today following an incident which saw a car smash through a Jarrow couple's front garden.

This is a man police would like to speak to as part of their enquiries.

CCTV image released after attempted robbery in bookmakers

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to following an attempted robbery in a bookmakers.

A harris hawk similar to Wonky.

'Wonky' Harris Hawk stolen in break-in

Police are appealing for help after a harris hawk was stolen in a house raid.
Ed Haws outside his home in Albert Road, Jarrow.

Elderly couple feel lucky to be alive after car smashes into their Jarrow home

An elderly Jarrow couple feel lucky to be alive after a car smashed through their front garden.
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Tradesmen warned to lock up their tools.

Spate of tool thefts from South Tyneside work vans

Police are warning tradesmen to be on their guard against having their tools stolen.

Pablo with PC Jo Watson

Meet the two new police horses ready to hit our streets

Northumbria Police may be recruiting 600 police officers over the next three years - but two new starters in particular have caught the force's eye.
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Dean Thompson, left, and Jamie Welsh have each been jailed for three years.

Jail for robbers who kicked and stamped on drunk man

A pair of robbers who knocked a drunk man to the ground and kicked him in the head have been jailed for three years.

Keep your wheelie bins safe.

Police issue advice on keeping wheelie bins safe

Residents in Sunderland and South Tyneside are being given help to keep their wheelie bins safe from the hands of thieves and vandals.

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James Docherty, who died in the incident.

Motorist jailed after causing death of 17-year-old passenger

A driver who abandoned his vehicle after crashing into a roundabout and killing his teenage passenger has been jailed.

Scott Atkinson who was jailed for 18 months

Hebburn man jailed for doorstep attack on ex-partner's father

A man has been locked up after turning up at the home of his ex girlfriends father and attacking him.
Eating and not paying for supermarket fruit is among the micro-crimes committed by three out of four Brits.

11 'micro-crimes' you've probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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Kay Louise Curry.

Missing woman with links to South Tyneside found safe and well

Missing woman Kay Louise Curry who has links to South Tyneside has been found safe and well.

Prisoner death: Serious concerns over female inmate found hanged after giving birth

The coroner at an inquest into the death of a prisoner found hanged in her cell days after she gave birth said the hearing had revealed "a series of very serious matters".

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Jodie Wilkinson.

Man charged with murder of woman who was stabbed to death in street

Police investigating the murder of Jodie Wilkinson have today charged a man with her murder.

South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

South Shields man fined after wrongly claiming benefits

A man who was fined for continuing to claim benefits while working insisted he told Job Centre officials when he started to earn money.

A home in High Street, Easington Lane, was raided on Tuesday.

Five arrested in human trafficking probe which saw Houghton home raided

Five people have been charged as part of an anti-slavery operation which included a raid on a home in Houghton earlier this week.

Norman appeared at Newcastle Crown Court.

Serial flasher jailed after exposing himself on late night buses

A serial flasher had been put behind bars for exposing himself to lone women on late night buses.
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