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Hero Hartlepool cop given bravery award after knife incident

A hero cop from Hartlepool has been given a bravery award after he was injured in a knife incident while on duty.
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Police car.

Crime and disorder will not be tolerated - police warn kids and parents in run up to holidays

Crime and disorder will not be tolerated - police and partners have warned young people and parents in the run up to the school holidays.

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Woman in fear of domestic abuse

More than half of women who report domestic abuse in Hartlepool withdraw their statements

Police and community safety chiefs say there is still work to do to tackle domestic abuse in Hartlepool.

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Chief Superintendent Alastair Simpson.

Brexit and terror attacks linked to rise in race hate crime in Hartlepool

An increase in racially motivated hate crimes in Hartlepool has been linked by police to Brexit and recent terror attacks.

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A man has sadly died on a Stagecoach bus in Hartlepool.

Tragedy as man dies while travelling on bus in Hartlepool

A man in his 50s has sadly died while travelling on a bus in Hartlepool.

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Iain Spittal.

Cleveland Police chief constable to retire after 31 years of service

The chief constable of Cleveland Police is to retire, it has been announced.
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Teesside Crown Court

Thug jailed for assaulting girlfriend and her neighbour

A woman who was attacked by her drunken partner greeted him with a smile in court.

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A teenager has suffered minor injuries after been hit by a car while stepping off a bus in Hartlepool.

Teen hit by car after stepping off bus in Hartlepool

A teenager has suffered minor injuries after been hit by a car while stepping off a bus in Hartlepool.

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Bin raiding may be spreading throughout the town, according to Hartlepool Borough Councils Helen Beaman.

‘Bin raiding’ incidents raise concern about identity theft risk in Hartlepool

People in Hartlepool have been urged to guard against identity theft – after a spate of bin-raiding incidents.

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Clockwise from top left, killer Leslie Dowson, victim Stanley Burgon and Mr Burgon's home in Rydal Street, Hartlepool, after the fatal attack.

Twenty-stone Hartlepool killer branded 'overbearing bully' as he is jailed by judge

An "overbearing bully" who killed a vulnerable man in his own home has been jailed for 12 years.
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Arson attack on charity shop.

Anger as ‘cowardly’ arsonists torch shop which raises thousands for Hartlepool hospice

Hartlepool’s hospice is set to lose thousands of pounds after arsonists torched one it its most popular fundraising shops.

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Three raids on business units in Shotton believed to be linked.

Detectives appealing for information about a string of burglaries

Police believe three burglaries in the Shotton area are linked.

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From left, Jamie Wyatt, Michael Hughes and Stephen Oliver.

Jury in alleged 'scam tax return' website trial told to put 'strong emotions' to one side

A jury trying four men accused of making millions from an alleged scam tax return website has been told to put their emotions to one side.

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Stanley Burgon.

Killer facing years in jail after admitting manslaughter of Hartlepool man

A 43-year-old man is facing years in prison after admitting the manslaughter of one man and the serious assault of another.
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Three in 10 disabled adults reported that they had experienced hostile behaviour motivated by their disability.

Fear of hostility keeps many disabled people from going out, poll reveals

Fear of hostility has stopped nearly one in three disabled people from going out in their local area, according to new research.

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The show was only relaunched last September with Jeremy Vine as a host.

Crimewatch: Three decades of catching Britain's most wanted as show is shelved after 33 years

The BBC is to drop Crimewatch after more than three decades.
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The incident happened on York Road, Hartlepool. Picture by Google Maps.

Man charged after woman threatened with knife in Hartlepool

A man has been charged after a woman was allegedly threatened with a knife in Hartlepool.

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He is on trial at Teesside Crown Court.

Man on trial for alleged attack on one-legged cousin

A 43-year-old man has gone on trial accused of launching a sustained attack on his one-legged cousin.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Police, fire brigade, ambulance service and hospital workers are among those who are regularly attacked while trying to do their jobs.

Tougher sentences will tackle 'national disgrace' of 999 worker attacks

People who commit attacks on emergency workers will face tougher sentences under a new law.

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