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AWARDS:The Shine a Light Awards celebrate innovative work and excellent practice in supporting children and young people’s communication development.

Youth offending service praised for addressing communication needs

A HORSE: Not the one in the court case.

Man jailed for riding horse "at speed"


Gazza due in court charged with harassment

Break-in warning

Durham force taking on 50 more officers

POLICING: A report by the Independent Police Complaints Commission found "wide inconsistencies" in the way police complaints are handled across England and Wales

North Yorkshire bucks national rise in complaints against police

Police project to be showcased at conference on alcohol harm

Police project to be showcased at conference on alcohol harm

The pathway opposite Normanby Primary School where the teenager was found with "unexplained injuries". Picture: Stuart Boulton

Man arrested after teenager found with "unexplained injuries" outside school

INCIDENT SCENE: Wilson Street in Middlesbrough. Picture: Google Street View

Man injured in Middlesbrough after being hit by car fleeing police

VANISHED: Arlene Atkinson

Child killer and rapist Robert Howard dies in Durham prison

WANTED MAN: Adam Ripley

Police try to track down violent man, Adam Ripley, who is wanted by prison authorities

INCIDENT SCENE: Fordmoss Walk in West Denton

Death of woman, 57, no longer treated as suspicious - man, 35, released

Adam Johnson, centre, leaves Bradford Crown Court after the pre-trial review

Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson appears in court for hearing ahead of child sex and grooming trial

CHECKS: Police to target travelling criminals and uninsured drivers

Roadside police checks in run-up to Christmas

PIGEON KILLED: A pigeon was killed and two others were maimed after their loft was targeted during break-in.

Pigeon killed and two others maimed during allotment break-in

CADETS: Durham Police has welcomed 32 new cadets to its ranks following a recruitment campaign over the summer

Durham Police welcomes 32 new cadets

JAILED: Liam Lyburd planned a massacre at Newcastle College

8 years minimum - Jail term for college massacre plotter Liam Lyburd

INCIDENT SCENE: The junction of Marton Road and Stamford Street. Picture: Google Street View

Blind man thrown to ground and robbed in early morning attack


Former Stockton doctor warned he faces jail after assault on male patient

INCIDENT SCENE: Barrack Road, Newcastle near St James' Park Picture: Google Street View

Three football fans arrested following Newcastle's cup loss to Sheffield Wednesday

INCIDENT SCENE: Moore Street, Felling, Gateshead. Picture: Google Street View

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after woman's body found

Officers arrest a man during this morning's raids across the region

14 arrested in connection with suspected £78m landfill tax fraud

JOINT-OP: One hundred officers from five police forces take part in joint operation targeting criminals using region's road network

Crackdown on travelling criminals across North

CRIME: A rural crime officer visiting a farm

Rural survey reveals £800m crime bill

COMING IN: A police officer breaks down a door.

15 held after public point fingers at suspected North-East criminals

CRACKDOWN: Police to take action against drivers using phones at the wheel

Police crackdown on drivers who use mobile phones at the wheel

POLICING: Temporary Chief Officer, Dale Checksfield, head of the force’s Special Constabulary, whose command has worked 20,000 hours in 2015 so far

Durham's Special Constables clock up 20,000 hours service

Man facing jail for abduction and sexual activity with teenage girl

Man facing jail for abduction and sexual activity with teenage girl

MURDERED: Shane Tunney

Four teenagers appear in court on suspicion of Shane Tunney murder

ANTI-TERROR RAID: Police arrest a suspect in Northern Ireland on Thursday night. Picture: Kevin Scott.

Man held in Sunderland by anti-terror cops after explosives found in West Belfast

POLICE STOP: Police stop a white van. Picture: North Yorkshire Police Road Policing Group

Four bailed by police investigating suspected attempted kidnap of girl, 13, in North Yorkshire

FEAR: Durham Crown Court told that fearful victim would rather live on the streets than return to share hostel flat with defendant

Man robbed flat-mate of his last £20 after accusing him of stealing £15

RIVER SEARCH: Body recovered from North Yorkshire river Picture: Gary Foster

Body recovered from North Yorkshire river

Man collapses after allegedly try to flee scene of road accident with three others

Man collapses after allegedly trying to flee scene of road accident with three others

JAILED: Serena Ransom

Woman is jailed after preying on schoolgirls

New stop and search pilot scheme: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Cleveland Police takes part in stop and search pilot scheme

LOVED: Angeline Wright from Darlington whose daughter's ashes were stolen, photographed with granddaughters Marie Clare Wright, left and Rebecca Wright, right. Picture: ANDY LAMB

Sisters 'sickened' after burglars steal their mum's ashes

INCIDENT SCENE: Pope Grove, Hartlepool

Police look for man who approached girls, six and nine, and carried one of them away

ABANDONED BABY: Leigh-Anne Varley

Mum abandoned new-born baby after affair, with note 'my husband is violent, he'll kill me'

Two charged after alleged barbers shop fracas

Two charged after alleged barbers shop fracas

INCIDENT SCENE: Thompson Street East, Darlington. Picture: Google Street View

Man suffers fractured hip in Darlington hit-and-run

COVER UP: Former Cleveland Police officer Sultan Alam calling on HMIC to investigate the force

Calls for investigation after 'whitewash' report into rapist police officer

INCIDENT SCENE: Muswell Hill in Newcastle. Picture: Google Street View

Man placed in coma after being found in street with head injuries

North-East prison officer held in misconduct probe

North-East prison officer held in misconduct probe

REASSURANCE: Tim Madgwick, North Yorkshire Police Deputy Chief Constable

Failing firearms' licensing regime could lead to future gun massacres, report claims

JAILED: Jason Singleton

Drugs runner jailed for four years

Robber grabbed cash and jumped in waiting taxi

Robber grabbed cash and jumped in waiting taxi

ATTACK SCENE: Police look for evidence this morning.

Hunt for York sex attacker

GUILTY: Daniel Howard

Darlington Army captain facing jail for raping house guest as fiancee slept next door

PLANS: North Yorkshire police and crime commissioner says she welcomes plans to give PCCs control over fire services.

Police commissioners welcome plans to oversee fire services


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