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Have you been sold one of 30 LG TVs stolen from a lorry near Redcar this morning?

One of the submachine guns discovered during searches in South Yorkshire

Two submachine guns found by police investigating Gipsy feud

Police issue safety advice to tackle break-ins in run-up to Christmas

More than 500 homes at risk of burglary in 'dark nights' patrols

Police said a raid on graves at Metal Bridge cemetery was down to a feud between travelling families. It is not known what has led to today's charges.

Four charged over ongoing Gipsy feud involving North-East and South Yorkshire travellers

The body of a Red Kite found at Edmundbyers in County Durham this year.

Get tough on bird of prey crime, says RSPB, as North Yorkshire tops nationwide league of shame

Thieves apparently used a digger in an attempt to steal a cash machine in Throston, Hartlepool. Picture: Cleveland Police road policing unit.

Stolen digger abandoned, getaway Land Rover burned out as police foil cash machine raiders

Nadeem Saddique was "victimised" by colleagues at Cleveland Police, a tribunal finds

Asian VIP protection officer "victimised" by colleagues at Cleveland Police, tribunal finds

Police at the cemetery in Metal Bridge, Spennymoor, where the graves of Levi George Price and Gareth Price had been dug up and their skulls stolen

Gipsy leader calls for calm amid escalating feud

The Prodigy

Going to the Prodigy gig in Newcastle? Hang on to your mobile phone

Acorn Road, Jesmond Picture: Google Street View

Hunt for armed robbers brandishing knives who struck at shop

The scene of the crash in Blackhall Picture: Cleveland and Durham RPU

'Hand yourself in!' - Search for 4x4 occupants after crash causes major damage

The scene of the police investigation in Metal Bridge Cemetery. Insets: Left, Levi George Price, who died in 2001, and right, Gareth Price, who died in 2005

Skulls of brothers Levi and Gareth Price taken in 'depraved act' at Metal Bridge Cemetery amid gipsy feud

Daniel Peel arriving at court. Picture: North News

Darlington dog stamper branded 'outrageous' by magistrates

AT LARGE: Prison absconder William Carlin, who remains at large.

North-East man in court in Scotland for assisting prison absconder

Three men charged with murder

Three men charged with murder over death of David Walsh

Flares in Middlesbrough Picture: Google Street View

Woman, 30, assaulted in Flares nightclub, Middlesbrough

The wounds suffered by the Bichon in the attack.

Three sought after Husky or Akita attacks Bichon Frise in street

A police tent over the site of the grave in Metal Bridge Cemetery, near Spennymoor, remained on Monday morning

Metal Bridge Cemetery, near Spennymoor, taped off after grave disturbed

Tracy Simpson, of Spennymoor, has hit out at the sentences handed to a pair who attacked her son with a baseball bat

'You're lucky it didn't end up with a corpse' - judge condemns Spennymoor assault yobs as mother slams 'lenient' sentences

Good Samaritans comes to aid of woman, 51, dragged to ground by knifeman on Teesside

Good Samaritans come to aid of woman, 51, dragged to ground by knifeman on Teesside

LOCKED UP: Tony Lunn

Terrified and bloodied woman ran semi-naked into Darlington street to flee drunken boyfriend after late-night attack

Appeal for information on Hartlepool attempted murder

Appeal for information on Hartlepool attempted murder

The scene of the robbery in Yarm

Thornaby teenager is eighth man charged over Market Cross robberies

Police at the scene of the alleged incident in Albert Park, Middlesbrough. Picture: Stuart Boulton

Three arrested in connection with alleged rape of young girl in Middlesbrough park released on bail

Arrests in Peterlee and Sunderland after drug raids

Three arrests in drug trafficking raids across region

VITAL ROLE: Durham Chief Constable Mike Barton says bobbies on the beat play a vital role in fighting the war on terror

Bobbies on the beat play vital role in our war on terror, says Durham Chief Constable Mike Barton

Investigation into alleged Cleveland Police phone hacking of Northern Echo journalists, police union chief and solicitor

Northern Echo journalists' phone records 'accessed' by Cleveland Police

Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg described police funding review as a shambles

Calls for independent board to determine police funding after "shambolic" review suspended

Good Samaritans came to the rescue of an elderly passenger left stranded at Darlington station. Picture: PHILIP BUCKINGHAM

Good Samaritans come to rescue of vulnerable 83-year-old left stranded at Darlington station

ACADEMIC TEST: Cleveland Police deputy chief constable Iain Spittal, who is concerned about plans to make degrees mandatory for police recruits

Police officers' concern over compulsory degrees for cops plan

Teenager arrested after body found in house

Teenager arrested after body found in house

Durham Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg hopes to recruit another 120 volunteers for restorative justice scheme

Volunteers needed for restorative justice project

Police at Edendale Avenue in Blyth.

Boy, 16, held on suspicion of murder after woman's body found in house

Pensioner, 79, arrested in Operation Yewtree investigation in York

Pensioner, 79, interviewed in Operation Yewtree investigation in York

Mohammed Kahar was jailed for five years at Newcastle Crown Court for terrorism offences

5 years - Takeaway chef convicted of spreading Islamic State messages

Some of cash seized by police. Picture: Cleveland and Durham Road Policing Unit

Driver who 'passed out' in his car at service station arrested for drug offences

Paul Temple, from Stockton, who has been jailed for 11 years for stabbing his unfaithful wife with a kitchen knife

'Die you cheating bitch!' - controlling husband's cry as wife stabbed on return from sex session with another man

Mark Madrell was jailed for 23 years at Teesside Crown Court by a judge who branded him "dangerous"

23 years - dangerous paedophile Mark Madrell jailed after holding party to get young girls drunk

One of the images taken from Middlesbrough man David Nightingale's phone of badger baiting. PICTURE: RSPCA

Badger baiter convicted after sick images found on his phone

ATTACK: Daniel Michael Peel kicked and stamped repeatedly on the head of his pitbull terrier at a bus stop on North Road, Darlington

Darlington man charged after stamping repeatedly on head of pitbull terrier at bus stop

Teesside Crown Court, where Paul Kelly has been sentenced for assaulting his mother-in-law

Community order for drunk who had dinner plate smashed over his head in domestic dispute

A crime scene investigation unit.

Scenes of crime officer lied about qualifications, but investigations unaffected, police assure

Police are appealing for information after a 40-year-old woman was robbed outside the Hillcarter Hotel in Whitby Street, Hartlepool.

Woman robbed by a man armed with a knife in Hartlepool

An 11-year-old girl from Cheshire was found by police near Darlington after being reported missing from her home in Cheshire. A 52-year-old man has been charged with kidnap and rape

Man, 52, charged with kidnap and rape after missing 11-year-old girl found near Darlington

Police and crime commissioner for Cleveland Barry Coppinger and Chief Inspector Tariq Ali, of Cleveland Police, with some of the surrendered knives

Surrendered knives will be made into a sculpture dedicated to victims

Concern as people in Sunderland searching through commercial bins

Concern as people in Sunderland searching through commercial bins

Paul Temple- guilty of wounding with intent

Father-of-three cleared of wife's attempted murder - but guilty of wounding with intent

The photos tweeted by Durham Road Policing Unit showing the vehicle after the damage it received.

Police car badly damaged in operation which recovered drugs, cash and weapons in County Durham

Durham Police and Crime Commissioner Ron Hogg has hit out at government over a £10m a year cut in funding

Shock £10m Durham Police funding cut could "put 200 jobs at risk"

Charles Raine, 66, who is known as Neville, his nephew Phillip Raine, 46, and Phillip's 41-year-old partner Shirley Straughan, Bowes sheep farmers accused of being part of rustling operation

Sheep ID parade held to return stolen stock to farmers, court hears during rustling trial

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