Northumbria Police have released childhood pictures of John Roberts, murdered a year ago, in an attempt to catch his killer.
Police in Newcastle are working with door staff, street pastors and pubs to make sure people stay safe at night in the city centre.
Northumbria Police and historians are trying to trace relatives of the owners of 50 World War Two medals given to Special Constables.
Police are investigating two burglaries on Christmas Day.
Officers were called to a house in Chester Gardens in Crawcrook at 8.45pm. An intruder got in through an unlocked rear door but was disturbed.
A second incident happened in Clifford Terrace a few minutes later at around 8.50pm. An intruder sneaked into a house through a back door but was again disturbed.
No one was injured and and nothing was stolen.
A 36-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and is currently helping police with their enquiries.
Officers are carrying out enquiries in these areas and additional uniformed officers are on patrol to reassure the community.
Anyone with information should contact Northumbria Police
A former Cleveland Police Officer has been sentenced to 19 years for raping two women and sexually assaulting a child.
Wayne Scott attacked one of his victims seven times over many years, while he was off duty.
Police now believe he attacked as many as 11 people in total both on and off duty, including raping one child in the back of his police van. Our correspondent Dan Ashby reports.
A former Cleveland Police officer has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for raping two women and sexually assaulting a child. Wayne Scott attacked one of his victims seven times over many years, while he was off duty.
Wayne Scott is due to be sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court shortly.
The former Cleveland Police officer was found guilty of multiple counts of rape, and other offences, in November.
The funeral has taken place of Benji Bolsenbroek, who died after he was assaulted on night out in Middlesbrough to celebrate his son's birth.
He was assaulted after a disturbance inside the Park Hotel pub on Linthorpe Road. Fourteen people remain on bail in connection with the 23 year old's death.
Police say they are looking for a woman in connection with the murder of a Newcastle United badge seller, who was killed a year ago today (December 16).
John Roberts was found dead with serious head injuries in his home in Gateshead.
He was a well-known face outside St James Park, where he sold badges to fans.
Forensic teams found the DNA of a man and a woman in his house, but police still do not know who they are, as Dan Ashby reports.
Police want to speak to a woman in connection with the murder of a Newcastle United badge seller, who was killed a year ago today.
John Roberts was found dead in his home in Gateshead.
Detective Superintendent Roger Ford says the answers to his murder lie close to home.
Northumbria Police is appealing for the public's help with an unsolved murder one year on.
John Roberts, who was 32, was found dead inside his home in Park Terrace, Winlaton exactly a year ago.
Detectives are continuing to appeal for the public to come forward and help them catch his killer.
Police are warning residents in North Tyneside about a window cleaning scam in the area.
Officers received reports over the weekend that two men were knocking on doors in Whitley Bay, claiming to have cleaned the windows and asking to be paid. Enquiries established the windows had not been cleaned.
The men reportedly visited addresses in Hawthorn Gardens, Kingsley Avenue and Kensington Gardens on Saturday and Sunday.
Members of the public who know the identity of the men can contact Northumbria Police on 101 and extension 69191. The case reference number is 923071213.