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A JUDGE spoke of his disbelief as he sentenced a career criminal for his 181st offence - the fifth time he has broke into the same shop after hours.
A driver who knocked down and killed a boy on a footpath eight years ago is back in custody after he admitted leading police on a high-speed pursuit.
A CONTROVERSIAL pay and display parking scheme introduced on a busy high street does not appear to have badly affected trade, despite dire predictions.
Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London Kevin Andrew McLoughlin, 45, died on the B6313 ... (more)
A NEW project supporting communities in more than 6,000 homes to prepare for flooding has been launched on Teesside .
PRIMARY school children have been stepping up to the mark in an initiative designed to prepare them for life at the big school.
Kevin McLoughlin was walking along the B6313 in Chester-le-Street at about 23:30 BST on Thursday when he was struck by a Ford Transit tipper van.
THE sound of 'explosions' and a 'large fire' on allotments in Seaham turned out to be controlled burning on the site.
AN APPRENTICE who swapped her waitress uniform for chef whites is preparing for her biggest catering challenge to date at one of the region's most prestigious social events.
Fire chiefs say police were alerted to the incident, in Sharp Crescent, in the West View area of Hartlepool, as the cause was "undetermined".
THE mission to ensure a much-loved steel statue remains in a North-East coastal town appears to have proved successful.
HARTLEPOOL Mail journalist Chris Cordner tackled the Miles for Men run for the first time - and declared: "It was the best run I've ever done in terms of atmosphere."
They sprang up around West Auckland like a plague. Colour-coded and smiling. Except for this one, with the furrowed brow of Sam the Eagle, watching us from the roadside.
A 26-year-old man suffered serious head injuries during an assault at the bus stop near Yates' Wine Lodge in Victoria Road, Hartlepool, at around 4.20am on Sunday.
The protest took place on Saturday in Middlesbrough along Linthorpe Road, Albert Road, past the Town Hall and on to Corporation Road.
The Middlesbrough sprinter had just qualified for the semi-final of the 100m at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this afternoon when he was interviewed by the BBC trackside and asked if he could say a few words about David Zikhali.
ROBOT: Tracy Lyth from The Grange cafe with a robot designed and made by a prisoner at HMP Kirklevington Grange that has been selected to be displayed on the South Bank in London this summer.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:47 am
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