Police end investigation into South Shields rape allegation

Police investigating a reported rape in South Shields have ended their investigation.

The advice and information event will aim to give people support on avoiding loan sharks who operate across South Tyneside.

Event to tackle threat of loan sharks in South Tyneside

A South Tyneside charity is helping raise awareness of illegal money lenders operating across the borough.

From left, Jamie Wyatt, Michael Hughes and Stephen Oliver.

Jury in alleged 'scam tax return' website trial told to put 'strong emotions' to one side

A jury trying four men accused of making millions from an alleged scam tax return website has been told to put their emotions to one side.

A police cordon was put in place this morning.

Police launch rape inquiry as footpath sealed off in South Shields

Police have cordoned off an area of South Tyneside while investigating a rape allegation.

Man accused of Jarrow Metro stab attack appears in court

A South Shields man accused of stabbing a man in the neck at Jarrow Metro Station has appeared in court.
A still from the CCTV issued by police, showing horses being ridden up Northumberland Street. Pic: Northumbria Police.

Police release CCTV of horses being ridden through city centre as they appeal to find riders

Police have released CCTV footage of horses being ridden in a city centre - and warned members of the public could be put at risk.

Three in 10 disabled adults reported that they had experienced hostile behaviour motivated by their disability.

Fear of hostility keeps many disabled people from going out, poll reveals

Fear of hostility has stopped nearly one in three disabled people from going out in their local area, according to new research.

The show was only relaunched last September with Jeremy Vine as a host.

Crimewatch: Three decades of catching Britain's most wanted as show is shelved after 33 years

The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.
Jarrow knife attack victim Sean Smith

Jarrow knife attack victim says he feared for his life

The victim of a knife-attack has told he feared for his life as he felt the blade cut into his neck.

The scene at Jarrow Metro station on Saturday

Police arrest man over Jarrow Metro station stabbing

Police investigating a stabbing at Jarrow Metro station have arrested a man.
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Police, fire brigade, ambulance service and hospital workers are among those who are regularly attacked while trying to do their jobs.

Tougher sentences will tackle 'national disgrace' of 999 worker attacks

People who commit attacks on emergency workers will face tougher sentences under a new law.

Government cash cuts are claimed to putting children at risk

Cuts are putting kids at risk, says South Tyneside expert

The independent chair of South Tyneside’s child safety watchdog has slammed government funding cuts for putting vulnerable children increasingly at risk.

Four youths were riding horses up and down Northumberland Street in Newcastle city centre.

Police hunt youths who rode horses down city centre street

Police are hunting four youngsters who were seen riding horses down a busy city centre street.
Police at Jarrow Metro station following reports of a stabbing.

Witness appeal after man stabbed at Jarrow Metro station

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed at Jarrow Metro station in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Adam Parkin, left, has admitted murdering his wife Julie at their Sunderland home in June 2017.

Sunderland husband admits murdering his school teacher wife at their home

A husband who faces life behind bars for murder of his primary school teacher wife had a secret collection of explicit child videos.


Man stabbed at Jarrow Metro station

A man has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed at Jarrow Metro station.
John Halligan has been jailed for more than 10 years.

A woman has told of suffering 13 years of hell from this ‘monster’ and has spoken of her ordeal

A woman has told how she suffered years of abuse at the hands of a ‘monster’ who has now been caged for 10 years for attacking another partner.

Dominic Raab.

Justice Minister Dominic Raab on why we need tougher sentences for drivers who bring death and destruction to our roads

'In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Our investigations unit is helping to change the law on driving sentences.

Johnston Press Drive For Justice campaign for tougher sentences is close to victory

Killer drivers face life behind bars in a victory for bereaved families after a Johnston Press campaign highlighted the injustice of sentencing for those who cause death on the roads.
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