Police have released the photograph of a man they are trying to trace in connection with drugs and money laundering offences.
Police searching for missing Chester-le-Street woman Pamela Jackson have admitted there is little realistic chance she is still alive.
A County Durham man accused of killing his parents has denied that he considered killing his "disabled" nephew, a court has heard.
A man's body has been found in the River Wear at Riverside Park, in Chester-le-Street. Officers are at the scene. Durham Police say at this stage they're not treating the death as suspicious.
A passer-by raised the alarm about a house fire in Seaham in time for three members of a family to escape.
The fire, believed to have been started deliberately, had spread from a wheelie bin to the back door of the house in Windermere Road. Police believe a motorbike propped up next to the bin had been left there on purpose: "literally to add fuel to the fire."
A man passing the house spotted the flames and alerted a 20-year-old man and his two younger sisters, who were inside. They escaped, and the older brother went back into the house and rescued three dogs.
Spennymoor Town FC players have been welcomed home by crowds lining the streets.
The team won the FA Vase on Saturday after beating Tunbridge Wells 2-1 at Wembley.
Today they are parading through the town on an open top bus.
The open-top bus is prepared at Spennymoor's ground ahead of the victory parade.
Bunting is up in the town centre and fans are packing out the pubs and cafes.
Spennymoor Town FC won the FA Vase at Wembley on Saturday.
Spennymoor footballers will tour the town in an open-topped bus this afternoon after they won at Wembley on Saturday.
The non-league side are bringing home the FA Vase trophy, but before this afternoon's celebrations can start, the team still have a match to finish.
Spennymoor FC fans watch the game against Shildon before they celebrate the FA Vase win with an open-top bus tour.
The team beat Tunbridge Wells 2-1 at Wembley.
It's celebration day for players from Spennymoor FC who will tour the County Durham town later in an open-top bus, to celebrate winning the FA Vase. The team beat Tunbridge Wells at Wembley to keep the trophy in the North of England for the fifth year in a row.
Spennymoor Town manager Jason Ainsley says his players deserve the credit after the club won the FA Vase at Wembley.
The win at Wembley was so exciting, that manager Jason Ainsley was inspired to do the robot in the dressing room afterwards.
Spennymoor Town beat Tunbridge Wells 2-1 in the final of the FA Vase trophy.
Spennymoor Town captain Daniel Moore says he's "over the moon" after his side won the FA Vase with a 2-1 victory over Tunbridge Wells at Wembley.
The Moors skipper sat out the match with a broken ankle, but he didn't let the injury dampen his spirits. He said: "I'm over the moon now. I was a bit emotional going up the steps and seeing all the fans come out.
"I've lost my voice standing on the side of the pitch trying to bark instructions out in front of their 10,000 or whatever they brought. But the fans have been unbelievable."