An 11-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after the car he was in ended up on a railway line.
Ten Cumbrian police officers have taken part in an Ironman challenge to raise money in the name of one of their colleagues.
Six people have been arrested in Carlisle after two men were seen leaving a bar on Botchergate with a hand gun.
Police in Dumfries are appealing for witnesses after vandals sprayed a war memorial with green paint.
The incident was discovered on Friday night (3rd May), at the memorial site on the New Abbey Road.
The Maxwelltown and Troqueer monument, which is topped with a figure of a soldier, commemorates more than 200 men from the area who died during the first world war.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland.
Crime in Cumbria has fallen by 11% according to the latest figures released by the Police and Crime Commissioner.
The figures from April 2012 to the end of March 2013 show a 3% reduction in burglaries, 290 fewer incidents of anti-social behaviour and 443 less assaults involving injury.
Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has called it an "outstanding result for the people of Cumbria."
Police are appealing to the public to assist them with their investigations into the unexplained death of a Stranraer man.
49-year-old Paul Hester, who is well known in the town, died in the Galloway Hospital on Monday (8th April).
Police are particularly keen to speak to a male witness who approached officers around 2.30am on Sunday (7th April), outside of The Bridge Arms in the town.
The man is described as being around 6 foot tall with short brown hair, of a slim build who wearing a dark shirt and trousers.
He is believed to be in his mid to late twenties and spoke with a local accent.
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.
Chief Superintendent Jeanette McDiarmid will now be the be in charge of policing for Lothian and the Borders. She told ITV News that people in Scotland have nothing to fear from the controversial restructure.
She says it will put a greater emphasis on community policing:
Eight forces are being merged into a single unit under one Chief Constable. The force has a budget of £1.2billion for 2013/14. The Fire and Rescue Service is also being merged.
Chief Superintendent Kate Thomson has been with Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary since she joined the force as a Cadet in May 1984.
She says she is ecstatic to be chosen for the role, and believes she has the experience to back it up:
When Kate Thomson began her first shift at Langholm on 21st December 1988, she never thought she would be faced with the worst terrorist attack in British history:
It is less than a week until the new single police force for Scotland comes into effect.
The officer who will be in charge of Dumfries and Galloway is a woman from Dumfries who has spent her whole career in the area.
Chief Superintendent Kate Thomson has been speaking to ITV Border News about what she hopes to bring to the role: