North Yorkshire Police say that a u-turn on proposals to build new headquarters near Thirsk will save the tax-payer millions of pounds.
North Yorkshire Police’s longest serving dog handler, PC Vince Gillon, is retiring after 30 year with the force.
A puppy donated to North Yorkshire Police in memory of an officer from York, has qualified as a crime fighter.
The family of a motorcyclist who died in a crash near Harrogate have paid tribute to him, describing him as a 'well-loved and extremely popular young man.'
Simon Parsons, 25, who was from the town, died in hospital on Sunday February 9, after the crash at around 5pm.
Lynn and Keith Parsons, Simon’s mum and dad, spoke on behalf of the family.
They said: "The last few days have shown us that Simon, the eldest of our two sons, was a well-loved and extremely popular young man.
“He had achieved so much for us to be proud of in his short life, and will always be remembered and forever in our hearts."
Police in 27 force areas have provided information on how many officers have taken fitness tests and how many have failed. Here are the North East results - Northumbria Police's statistics were unavailable.
- CLEVELAND - 614 took the test, 18 failed, 16 were women
- DURHAM - 216 took the test, 3 failed, all were women
- NORTH YORKSHIRE - 1037 took the test, 28 failed, 21 were women
Sussex tested the most officers, with 1282 people taking the test. The most fails came from Suffolk, who had 58 fails from 829 people tested.
Police in York are appealing for the public's help to trace a university student who has been reported missing.
20-year-old Megan Roberts, a student at York St John University, was reported missing by her mother this morning after a friend had raised concerns for her having not heard from her following a night out in York city centre.
Megan, who is originally from Wetherby, has not been seen since around 2am on Thursday 23 January in Popworld, on George Hudson Street having gone out for the evening with friends on Wednesday 22 January.
Officers are becoming increasingly concerned for her safety as no one has heard from Megan since - something that is described as very out of character for the 20-year-old.
Megan is around 5 feet 6 inches tall, of medium build with long dark brown hair.
She was last seen wearing a cream knee length dress which had large brown and orange flowers on it and black plimsoll type shoes.
Police are appealing for anyone who has seen Megan since the early hours of Thursday morning or knows where she is now, to contact them urgently.
They are also appealing to Megan herself to contact her friends, family or the police to let them know she is safe.
Anyone with any information is being asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.
Car park of Scarborough Police Station is cordoned off after member of public handed in old munition. Army bomb disposal coming to collect.
A teenage girl has gone missing from Scarborough and is thought to be in London.
Officers believe 14 year old Chaenan Bertinelli may have travelled to the capital to visit relatives.
Chaenan is described as white, 5ft, 3in, with red hair and hazel eyes.
Anyone who has any information is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 option 1
Police are appealing for information after a teenager was attacked in Harrogate.
The 16-year-old victim was walking over the railway bridge on Stray Rein footpath heading towards Tewit Well at around 3:55pm on January 6. He was grabbed from behind by three males in their late teens, before being thrown to the ground where he was punched and kicked.
The offenders searched his pockets before fleeing empty handed. It's believed at least two of the suspects were on bikes.
Any witnesses are being urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101.
Police in York are appealing for witnesses after a collision which left a moped rider with serious injuries.
It happened on January 8, on the A19, Shipton Road, at the junction of Howard Road, opposite the Mitre pub and involved a moped and a car.
The 21-year-old moped rider was taken to Leeds General Infirmary, where he remains in a critical condition.
– Traffic Constable Roger Walker
“The collision happened at a busy time of day and I believe that there are a number of people who witnessed who have not yet contacted the police. I urge them to do so straight away.
“I also need to speak to you if you saw either vehicle prior to the incident and ask you to get in touch.”
Police are at the scene of a serious collision on the A19 Shipton Road just north of York.
The road is currently closed and diversions are being put in place. Drivers are being urged to avoid the area.
North Yorkshire Police are appealing for help from the public in their attempt to locate a stolen Land Rover Defender.
The vehicle was taken from a house in Aldrough St John, in Richmond sometime between December 18 and January 6. It has a registration number BX10 OCZ.
A driver has been banned from the roads for 12 months after he was filmed doing 60 miles an hour - with both hands behind his head.
Mechanic, Richard Newton, was found guilty of dangerous driving by Magistrates.
The video was taken by North Yorkshire Police as Newton drove along the A171 near Whitby.
The road has seen 30 serious accidents in the last six years - five of which were fatal as Chris Kiddey reports.