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Joe McElderry told a court today that he was left feeling scared and intimidated by a man accused of stalking him and his mother.
It is now a week since 88-year-old Alexander Cromar went missing from his home in Jarrow.
A woman has been arrested in connection with an assault on South Tyneside.
It happened after a man suffered a stab wound at an address on Ellison Street, in Hebburn at just after 12:25am on Saturday. Police attended the scene and found the man unconscious with a stab wound to his neck.
The man was taken to South Tyneside Hospital for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
A 27-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to commit grievous bodily harm and has been released on police bail.
Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police on 101.
Little Mix management confirm Jade Thirlwall is not engaged, after pictures of her wearing a ring on her engagement finger are posted to Twitter.
South Tyneside's Jade Thirlwall posted this picture to Twitter, sparking rumours she's engaged to Sam Craske from Diversity.
Little Mix star, Jade Thirlwall, has been seen wearing a sparkler on her engagement finger. Rumour has it the singer from South Tyneside is engaged to Diversity dancer Sam Craske. It follows the engagement of her bandmate Perrie Edwards to One Direction's Zayn Malik.
A jobs fair will take place at South Tyneside College's Westoe campus from 10am-4pm. More than 20 employers from the area will be there offering upwards of a thousand job opportunities.
Career advisers will also be on hand to offer advice and there'll be a CV clinic to help people with their applications.
More than 3,600 people in South Shields are unemployed and claiming Jobseekers Allowance.
A man was assaulted by attackers wielding a baseball bat outside a pub in South Shields on Friday evening. There had been an earlier disturbance inside the Red Dunster Pub on Whiteleas Way, and a 27-year-old man was attacked when he left. He was taken to hospital with a fractured collarbone.
A man is due in court charged with murder, after a woman's body was discovered on South Tyneside.
24 year old Gemma Finnigan was found by police at her home on Church View in Boldon on Friday 13th September.
32 year old Daniel Johnson, who lives at the same address, is expected before South Tyneside magistrates later (16th September).
A man has been charged with murder, following the death of a woman on South Tyneside.
Gemma Finnigan was found dead at her home on Church View in Boldon on Friday 13th September. She was 24.
Daniel Johnson, 32, from the same address, will appear before South Tyneside magistrates on Monday 16th September.
Police have released the name of a woman who was found dead at her home on South Tyneside.
Gemma Finnegan was 24, and lived at Church View in Boldon.
Police were called to the house on Friday 13th September where they discovered her body.
A 32 year old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is helping police with their inquiries.
Officers are trying to build up a picture of what happened to Gemma in the hours before her death and are appealing for information.
Police are investigating the death of a woman at a house in South Tyneside.
Officers were called to a home in Church View, Boldon shortly after 11am today where they discovered the body a woman.
An investigation is now being carried out at the scene and police are appealing for help from the public.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
The woman is yet to be named.
– Chief Superintendent Ian Dawes, South Tyneside area commander
"We know that these types of incident cause great concern in our community. We have extra officers in the area carrying out high visibility patrols to reassure people and speak with local people. "If anyone has any concerns or wants to speak to an officer they can do so face to face or by ringing the local neighbourhood policing team on 101 ext 69191."
– Detective Chief Inspector Christina Barrett
"We want to hear from anyone who was in the area of Church View, Boldon between Thursday, September 12 and Friday, September 13, who may have seen or heard anything suspicious, or out of the ordinary. "Even if they're not sure if their information will be useful, please come forward as detectives want to piece together what has happened here and this means speaking to people who have been in the area. "Officers believe those involved were known to each other."