John Jenkin murdered his mother and sister just two days after he was taken to a mental health unit following a suicide attempt.
Cumbria Tourism is spending £500,000 on a new campaign to promote the Lake District.
No one will be prosecuted after a six-month police investigation into a whistle-blower who leaked a crime commissioner's expenses claims.
People are being given the chance to recreate one of history's most famous flights.
A group of enthusiasts are building a replica of the Waterbird, Britain's first successful seaplane.
But they've run out of money and want people to buy shares in the seaplane to try to get it off the ground.
A boy from south Cumbria was one of the first children in the world to be diagnosed with a newly recognised and very rare illness.
Klayton Wilson suffered from an extremely rare form of anaemia and has other conditions but thanks to Doctors in Manchester, he's making an amazing recovery.
His family now want others to know about the condition. They've been talking to Hannah McNulty:
Detectives are warning festive drinkers in Cumbria to consider the consequences of boozing and "overstepping the mark".
They are telling revelers that "one punch can ruin two lives" in a graphic billboard poster unveiled today.
The image is split between an "attacker" who threw a punch, pictured behind bars, and a victim who is seen as critically-ill in hospital.
Chief Superintendent Steve Johnson says: “The consequences of drinking too much and becomingvulnerable or overstepping the mark can spoil your Christmas. It’s not worth the risk. Enjoy drinks with friends but knowyour limits".
A girl from Ulverston in Cumbria has fulfilled her sister's dying wish to have her ashes scattered at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Milly Pyne has reached the top of Africa's highest mountain. Her sister Alice died earlier this year after a battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma.
An investigation is underway into claims that a stretch of road in Cumbria has become dangerous following repairs and resurfacing work.
It follows a number of accidents, most recently the death of motor cyclist Garry Sharp on Thursday.
Cumbria County Council has now put up signs on the A684 between Sedburgh and Kendal asking people to slow down but denies that the road is to blame.
A lake which inspired William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter is up for sale on eBay.
Esthwaite Water, the Lake District's largest privately-owned lake, is the first lake in the world to be sold on the internet auction site.
Esthwaite Water, which straddles the villages of Near Sawrey and Hawkshead, was described by author Potter as her "favourite lake" and the area now pays homage to the Peter Rabbit creator in the form of a licensed nature trail.
It also features in the Lyrical Ballads of poet Wordsworth.
The lake has a classified ad price on eBay of £300,000.