Denis Erdinch Beytula's son, Andrei Stefan, was just three weeks old.
He has also pleased guilty to the attempted murder of his partner.
Dry and chilly overnight - is that good news for Hallowe'en?
Scheme which combats the problem at an early age has been used in Scotland.
A man has admitted to causing the death of 10-year-old Newcastle schoolgirl Melissa Tate in a hit-and-run crash.
Kerrie brings you the forecast for the Tyne Tees region
Kerrie brings you Saturday night's forecast
An extra hours in bed for most of us tonight
Spells of heavy rain bring the risk of flooding as we end the week.
High pressure dominates for now - but a change is on the way
Brit Award-winning North Tyneside singer Sam Fender is set to switch on Newcastle's Christmas lights.