A man has been arrested after a charity box raising money for five-year-old terminal cancer sufferer Bradley Lowery was stolen.Read the full story ›
Sadly despite the medical team's best efforts, the 50-year-old woman died in hospital.Read the full story ›
Pamela Gower died when her main chute failed to open and she hit a parked car on a housing estate in Shotton Colliery, County Durham.Read the full story ›
A witness said the woman was "spinning like a top" as she fell to the ground in Shotton Colliery, County Durham.Read the full story ›
A female parachutist has been seriously injured after she was blown off course and landed on a housing estate.
The North East Ambulance Service said it received a call at around 3.45pm to Shotton Colliery, County Durham.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service flew the woman to the James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough.
The ambulance service said it sent two ambulances and a trauma team to the scene.
The former Bishop of Durham who notoriously once questioned the Virgin Birth has died at the age of 91, his family has said.Read the full story ›
The boy got into difficulty in the water.Read the full story ›
A 91-year-old man was hurt in a carjacking as he parked his car outside his own house.
The pensioner was pulled from his blue Renault Clio in Shotton Colliery, County Durham, by one man before two others jumped in and drove off.
He suffered a cut to one of his arms during the Friday night attack and was treated by paramedics at the scene.
Two men in their mid-20s and one aged 19 have been arrested in connection with the robbery.
Detective Chief Inspector Aelfwynn Sampson, of Durham Constabulary, said: "This was a callous crime carried out on a vulnerable elderly man whose car is his lifeline.
"I would urge anyone who can help with our investigation to contact us."
A pensioner has been left "absolutely baffled" after discovering the ashes of a stranger buried in his back garden.Read the full story ›
A man has been jailed for more than a year after he tried to blame his dog sitting on the pedals for his speeding at close to 100mph.Read the full story ›