A social media troll from Whitby is jailed for ten weeks after sending offensive, indecent, obscene or menacing messages.Read the full story ›
The incident was reported by members of the public after a video showing a PCSO being abused was shared on social media.Read the full story ›
Witnesses claim David Blackburn was armed with a knife during the car park confrontation at Aldi in Sunderland last November.Read the full story ›
James Arkle, from Ashington, who posted a picture of himself apparently choking a seagull has described himself as an animal lover.Read the full story ›
An internet troll who posted threats to kill 200 American schoolchildren on Facebook has been jailed.Read the full story ›
A South Shields man who posted threats to massacre 200 American students on Facebook, sparking a huge US security scare, has been sentenced to for two years and 4 months.
Reece Elliott, 24, of Fossway, left messages on a tribute site for a 17-year-old Tennessee girl who was killed in a car accident.
A man from South Shields who admitted using Facebook to threaten to gun down 200 American school children is expected to be sentenced today.Read the full story ›
A man from South Shields has pleaded guilty to using Facebook to threaten to gun down 200 American school children.
His message led to thousands of children being kept off school.
Reece Eilliott posted the abuse in the months after a high school massacre in America, and it resulted in an FBI manhunt and armed guards in Tennessee's schools.
However, Elliott admitted today that he was the person behind it all.
Watch the full report from Dan Ashby below.
A man from South Shields has admitted using Facebook to threaten to kill 200 American school children, which led to thousands of people staying off school.
Reece Eilliott posted the abuse on a tribute site for a girl who was killed in a car accident, but did it in the months after a high school massacre in America.
You can watch the lunchtime report from Dan Ashby below.
A man from South Shields has pleaded guilty to using Facebook to make threats to kill 200 American school children.Read the full story ›