Missing Hartlepool man found safe and well in Newcastle

Missing Hartlepool man Shaun Bate has been found safe and well in Newcastle.

Glen Miller, who is fund raising for the Independant Methodist Church, with Iris Ogilvie at the building.

Raiders who burgled church are branded ‘lowest of the low’

Raiders who burgled a church have been branded the “lowest of the low”.

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Supporters of dad critically injured in street attack brave freezing North Sea to raise money for his family

Supporters of a dad-of-two who was critically injured in a street attack have braved the freezing North Sea to raise money for his family.

Police issue cyber crime warning to youngsters

Police issue cyber crime warning to youngsters

Young people are being warned to avoid becoming an easy target for cyber criminals.

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Glen Miller, who is fund raising for the Independant Methodist Church, North Road, Boldon Colliery, with Iris Ogilvie a member of the church.

Thieves steal cash raised by children at Boldon church

A community has rallied round after burglars raided their local church.

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Iceland, Chichester Road South Shields

Bare chested man struggled with police in South Shields store

A man who claimed it was a breach of his human rights to be asked to leave a shop for not wearing a shirt was arrested after a scuffle with police officers.

Callum Harrison was left devastated when his bike was stolen from his garden shed.

Autistic boy left devastated as £500 Christmas present bike is stolen

Heartless thieves have stolen an autistic boy’s dream bike – just weeks after he received it as a Christmas present.

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Police are clamping down on drivers who use their mobile behind the wheel

Police forces warn of ‘zero-tolerance’ crackdown on drivers using mobile phones

Police are cracking down on danger drivers using their mobile phone while behind the wheel.

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Eileen Brennan died after she was hit by a bus in Darlington.

Bus driver blames mechanical failure for crash which killed pensioner

A bus driver accused of causing the death of a pensioner blames mechanical failure for the crash, a court heard.

Police dog Zeeke with his handler, Pc Vicky Lott. Pic: Northumbria Police.

Injured police dog Zeeke is back on the beat after crashing through a glass door

A brave police dog has returned to work after he injured himself running through a glass door trying to catch a burglar.

The pair used credit cards which were already 'maxed out' to buy large amounts of duty free goods.

Pair spared jail after admitting conning airlines in mid-air duty free scam

Two fraudulent flyers have been spared jail over a cunning mid-air credit card scam.

Eight out of every 100 people have been victims of fraud.

Fraud is most common crime, with one in 10 falling victim

Fraud is now by far the most commonly perpetrated crime - with nearly one in 10 adults falling victim to scams.

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The Nisa shop in Lord Street, South Shields, was broken into on Tuesday night.

Three men charged after night time break in at convenience store

A man will face a burglary charge and two others will answer an allegation they handled stolen goods after a shop was broken into.

The collision happened on Scotswood Road in Newcastle. Image copyright Google Maps.

Man dies as car overturns in late night collision

A 25-year-old man has died after the car he was in crashed into a parked vehicle and overturned.

Calvin Mclellan with daughter Masie-Sue.

Family’s heartache as dad-of-two faces long road to recovery after taxi rank attack

A family have told of their five months of hell after a dad-of-two was the victim of a brutal taxi rank attack.

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The new smart phones being used by Northumbria Police.

New smart phones enable police officers to record crime on the go

Policing has changed forever after officers are allocated smart phones which allow them to record reports of crime whilst on patrol.

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Abusive Metro passengers have been warned that they will be brought to justice.

Abusive Metro passengers warned they will be brought to justice after Hebburn man jailed

Transport bosses have warned abusive passengers they will face the full force of the law after a Hebburn man was jailed.

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Newcasetle Crown Court

Man jailed over baseball bat attack and threats to kill his ex-girlfriend

A brute who vowed to kill his girlfriend because she left him after he attacked her twice has been jailed.

South Tyneside Magistrates' Court

South Shields car thief got punch in the face

A would-be car thief got more then he bargained for when he was caught breaking into two vehicles.

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Shot fired by gunman in attempted armed robbery at Post Office in Sunderland

Police are hunting a gunman and his accomplice after a shot was fired during an attempted armed robbery at a Post Office in Sunderland
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