The bomb disposal unit safely extracted the bizarre item, which was a transparent lunch box containing a doll, circuit board and wires.Read the full story ›
There are calls for a review into the decision to release a former Northumbria Police officer who was jailed for life.Read the full story ›
William Dorey was running when he was hit by a car that had mounted the pavement. The impact sent the 18-year-old flying into the air.Read the full story ›
A 71-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a woman was found at a house in Long Horsley in NorthumberlandRead the full story ›
A major review criticised the approach of authorities in Newcastle before 2014, but praised their response once victims came forward.Read the full story ›
Five people were arrested this week in connection with the incident and four of those have been released under investigation.Read the full story ›
Police were called to Catherine House in Shields Road, Byker, Newcastle, at about 1.40 on New Year's Day morning.Read the full story ›
Nexus, the operator of the Tyne and Wear Metro, is offering a £1000 cash reward for information after copper cable was stolen.Read the full story ›
A vehicle has veered off the A1 near Morpeth.
As a result the A1 Northbound is temporarily closed at Clifton.
Emergency Services are at the scene.
A diversion through Morpeth Town Centre is being monitored by Police.
Jason Downey, 45, of Heaton Hall Road was sentenced on Thursday, November 9 following a trial at Newcastle Crown Court.Read the full story ›