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1 hr ago | The Advertiser
A DRUG addict suffering withdrawal symptoms "rugby tackled" a passing 64-year-old woman before prising her handbag from her grasp, a court was told.
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5 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
James Routledge, 21, of Langton Walk, Darlington, pleaded guilty to harassment - put in fear of violence and a further charge of harassment without violence at Newton Aycliffe Magistrates Court A WAREHOUSE operator sent abusive Facebook messages and threatened to kill his ex-partner after she broke up with him on Valentine's Day, a court heard.
9 hrs ago | Sunderland Echo
The dual carriageway was closed in Middlesbrough after officers were called to a man in a distressed state at 4.50am today.
11 hrs ago | Hartlepool Mail
The brigade says the gutted building has been left so unstable that they cannot enter it and have recorded the cause as "unknown".
12 hrs ago | Ripon Gazette
Picture by Gary Longbottom A memorial at the Somme to Harrogate war hero, Second Lieutenant Donald S Bell VC, is to be refurbished ahead of this summer's centenary commemoration of the First World War.
13 hrs ago | Darlington and Stockton Times
OFFICIAL RECOGNITION: Helen Letts, Sedgefield Harriers Club Mark co-ordinator, and John Stacey, club and coach support officer from England Athletics, with members of the harriers gather in Sedgefield Community College Sports Hall for the Club Mark award It is part of a nationally recognised quality accreditation scheme and confirms that the County ... (more)
Raymond James McDonald made marriage proposals to two women and persuaded others to pay for holidays which were never booked, Durham Crown Court heard.
A MOTHER has described how her "life had ended" the day her son was murdered by his life-long friend.
A COUNCIL has been fined A 10,000 after the winter gritting store at one of its depots polluted nearby watercourses.
From left: SCH construction manager Andy Braid, commercial manager Dave Scott, managing director Gary Finley, accounts administrator Patricia Washington, and draughtsman Matthew Reed.
COUNCILLORS' SURGERY: Shildon and Dene Valley Durham county councillors Trish Pemberton, Henry Nicholson and Brian Stephens will hold a surgery at the Eldon Community Centre on Tuesday, March 25, at 6pm.
Melissa Hammond and Alex Errington, front, with Bill Marley from The Employability Trust and Ian West from Seaward Electronic.
POLICE searching for missing Durham teacher Mark Bushnell have searched a caravan park after a sighting of a man fitting his description on Monday morning.
THE family of a man whose body was found at a beach face a three-month wait for answers into how he died.
North-East author Keven Shevels has released Walking In Teesdale, published by Darlington-based Trailguides Publications, which contains nine new self-guided walks through the area.
Emergency services were called after a person was hit by a train at a level crossing at Cowpen Bewley in Billingham.
A BUSINESSMAN whose premises were left in ruins by a blaze that ripped through the snooker centre has thanked people for rallying round in his time of need.