The body of a man has been found at a park in Darlington. Police were called to Springfield Park at 7am today. Officers are treating the death as unexplained. The area has been cordoned off while police investigate.
More top news
A man has been sentenced after he sexually assaulted a young woman on a cycle path.
People have been urged to think before heading to hospital after cold weather led to an increase of patients in the North East's wards.
A dog owner has been jailed for four years after her pet mauled 12 terrified children in a "horror" play park attack.