Michael Gray said he was too drunk to remember how he ended up in the County Durham house. He has now been jailed for four-and-a-half years.Read the full story ›
An 89-year-old woman, who was seriously injured when she was hit by a car in Stanley, has died.Read the full story ›
An 89-year-old pedestrian is recovering in hospital after being hit by a car in Stanley.
A grey Citroen Berlingo was travelling on the A693 when it hit an 89-year-old shortly before 6.30pm on 2 February, outside the East Stanley Methodist Church.
The pedestrian is in a ‘comfortable’ condition in the RVI at Newcastle.
Anybody with information is asked to contact Durham Police on the non-emergency number 101.
The family of a keen motorcyclist who died after a road collision in County Durham have spoken of his life-long passion for bikes.Read the full story ›
A woman is in hospital after being stabbed in a home in County Durham.
The police say they were called to a domestic incident in Park Road, in Stanley, at 4am this morning (Saturday August 6).
The victim's injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
A 29 year old man has been arrested and remains in custody.
Robert Hodgson, from Stanley, County Durham, committed the offences on the girls, aged as young as five or six, up to the age of 13.Read the full story ›
A woman has died in a house fire in Stanley, County Durham.
County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a house fire in Tweed Terrace, just before 9pm on February 29.
The fire did not involve neighbouring properties.
A joint police and fire service investigation is now being carried out.
A couple who enjoyed their first date at a dance hall in Stanley 64 years ago have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary.Read the full story ›
World champion boxer Glenn McCrory is back, this time not in the ring but on the stage.
He will be returning to his home town of Stanley in County Durham for a one man show.
It's the story behind family life and focusses on his relationship with his brother who had a muscular wasting illness.
Kris Jepson has been to find out more:
A post office has been targeted in an armed robbery in County Durham.
It happened at 7 the Nisa store on Park Road in Stanley.
Northumbria Police said a quantity of cash was handed over by a cashier after they were threatened with what was thought to be a firearm and the robber then escaped.
A man, aged 20, has been arrested and is being questioned.