Delays have been reported on the A66 at Surtees Bridge in Stockton due to a man on a bridge.
Network Rail and the British Transport Police are in attendance.
Northern Rail are reporting delays to numerous rail services in the area due to a police incident.
Borussa Monchengladbach have departed Germany and are on their way to the North East for a pre-season friendly against Newcastle United.
The Bundesliga club face the Magpies at St James' Park on Saturday 1 August. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm.
The club posted a video showing their departure at the airport on twitter:
Nothumbria Police have released an image of a woman they would like to trace after an incident on a bus in Sunderland.
Police say a young girl was shouted at and threatened, causing her to fear for her safety, while on board the number 39 bus from Park Lane Interchange on the afternoon of Friday 3rd July.
Officers investigating the incident are keen to identify the woman pictured below.
It is thought the woman may have been on the bus at the time of the incident and could help police with their enquiries.
Anyone who recognises the woman is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
There is a full moon tonight.
But it is not just any full moon - this one is a 'blue moon'!
However, the moon will stay the same colour as any other night.
What makes this a blue moon is the fact it is the second full moon in a single month - there was another on July 2nd.
The next 'blue moon' won't be until January 2018.
Cleveland Police have issued an appeal for information to help trace missing man Peter Bond, 68, who disappeared from the Acklam area of Middlesbrough on Tuesday (28th July).
Police say the man was sighted on Thursday (30th July) in York city centre at around 11.00am.
Anyone with information on Peter’s whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police by calling 101.
Cleveland Police say an eighth teenager has been arrested following the murder of Shane Tunney.
A 16-year-old boy was arrested on Friday morning (31st July) on suspicion of murder and robbery. He remains in custody.
Seven other teenagers, previously arrested, remain on bail pending further enquiries.
Floral tributes have been laid in Norton near the place where Shane Tunney, 24, was attacked on 27th June. He died in hospital on Wednesday (29th July) from severe head injuries he suffered in the attack.
19-year-old Samuel Frederick Donley appeared at York Magistrates Court on Friday morning (31st July) charged with the murder of Liam Miller, 20, from Terrington, near Malton. The 20-year-old was killed in Hamilton Drive, in Acomb, on Monday 27th July.
Samuel Frederick Donley was also charged with the attempted murder of a man in his fifties. He has been remanded in custody and will appear before Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday 4th August.
Simon Cowell is among a number of celebrities expected to attend the wedding of Declan Donnelly to talent manager Ali Astall in Newcastle on Saturday (1st August). The couple were engaged while on holiday in Australia last November.
Dec's older brother, Father Dermott Donnelly will officiate the ceremony.
The other half of the TV presenting duo, Ant McPartlin, will fulfil best man duties. Dec was best man at Ant's wedding to make-up artist Lisa Armstrong in 2006.