A man has been taken to hospital after a suspected explosion in Darlington.
Police officers, fire fighters and the ambulance service are at the scene.
Police were called to reports of a gas explosion at a property on Wordsworth Road.
The fire service set up an exclusion zone as a safety precaution.
Blackwell post office in Darlington has been targeted by robbers armed with what staff believe to have been a handgun.Read the full story ›
It is believed the free-standing cash machine was filled with gas, which was then deliberately ignited.Read the full story ›
Police investigating the suspected rape of a woman in Darlington have arrested a man.Read the full story ›
A 14-year-old girl has been arrested after chemicals were splashed into the face of a pupil during a science lesson at a Darlington school.Read the full story ›
Police searching for a missing man have released CCTV images of some of his last known movements.
Kevin Hauxwell who is 50 was captured on CCTV footage in Darlington town centre yesterday (27th January)
Officers say the last reliable sighting of him was at 9.30pm on Saturday.
We hope that the CCTV footage of Kevin may jog somebody’s memory and assist us with our ongoing enquiry. We are extremely concerned for Kevin’s welfare.
We are interested to hear from anyone who saw Kevin yesterday evening.
Kevin is described as 5’10” and is believed to be wearing jeans, a navy blue coat with brass buttons and ox leather orange shoes.
The Darlington MP Jenny Chapman is to take on the challenge of running the 2018 London Marathon.
She made the announcement on her Twitter page.
The run takes place on the 22nd of April.
If you're in training for the 2018 London Marathon let us know! We'd love to hear your stories - why you are running and who you are raising money for.
A landlord has spoken of his disappointment after an online post advertising a pub's German night was banned for 'trivialising' WW2.Read the full story ›
Police are investigating a serious assault which resulted in a man being admitted to Darlington Memorial Hospital with serious injuries.
The incident took place in Darlington in the early hours of this morning.
The victim remains in a serious but stable condition.
In connection with the ongoing investigation, Powlett Street, Darlington is currently closed.
A missing 12-year-old boy has been taken home by police after an overnight search.
Drew Bryant went missing from Darlington last night.