CCTV appeal to find woman wanted over incident at Morrisons in Hartlepool

A CCTV image was today issued of a woman police want to trace after an incident at the Morrisons store in Hartlepool.

Police are appealing for information about a collision in Hartlepool.

Police appeal for witnesses to Hartlepool collision

Witnesses to a collision between a pedestrian and a car are being urged to come forward.

Rydal Street, Hartlepool, after Mr Burgon was found in November.

Man pleads not guilty to murdering Stanley Burgon, who died after suffering head injuries in Hartlepool street

A 43-year-old man pleaded not guilty to murdering a man who was found with head injuries.

The passenger sitting close to the window was left injured by the stone attack.

Stone attack on train window 'could have been fatal' warn transport police

The police officer leading an investigation into an attack on a train which left a man injured believes the thugs behind it could have cost the victim his life.
Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner Ron Hogg says improving road safety is a priority.

Speeding clampdown sees 80 drivers a day caught out

Speeding drivers have been caught out after a week-long crackdown.

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Darren Bates

Thug who terrorised his girlfriend during 10-week relationship is jailed

A brute who stabbed his partner with a knife and a syringe has been jailed and banned from ever contacting her again.

A warning has been issued by Cleveland Police over fears heroin could be contaminated with other, stronger drugs.

Warning dealers could be contaminating heroin with drugs up to 100 times more potent than morphine

Harmful batches of heroin have sparked a warning from detectives here in the North East.
Adrian Morfitt

Hartlepool drugs boss ordered to pay back fraction of dealing profit

A Hartlepool drugs kingpin has been ordered to pay back just a fraction of more than £700,000 he is said to have made from dealing.

Mark Williamson

Hartlepool drugs gang member ordered to pay back £70,000 over cocaine and cannabis ferrying

A member of a Hartlepool drugs gang who helped to ferry huge quantities of cocaine, amphetamine and cannabis across the Pennines has been ordered to pay back almost £70,000 to authorities.

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How to spot an email phishing scam

How do you spot a phishing scam when the email looks entirely legitimate?
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Stock picture by Katie Collins/PA Wire

Knife crime rises 14% as downward trend reverses

Knife and gun crime incidents recorded by police rose by more than 10% last year compared with 2015, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has said.
Teesside Crown Court

Couple charged in connection with theft of more than £60,000

A couple have appeared in court in connection with the alleged theft of more than £60,000 from a vulnerable adult.

Barry Coppinger

More than 100 stalking and harassment cases reported to police

Police are highlighting the support available for victims of stalking and harassment as part of a national week of awareness.

Newcastle United managing director Lee Charnley.

Newcastle United ground raided by HMRC over investigation into transfer activities

Newcastle United boss Lee Charnley has been arrested by officials investigating a suspected income tax and national insurance fraud.
A police car at the scene in Kemble Square

Police name victim as they launch Sunderland murder probe

Police have confirmed they are treating the death of a man in Sunderland as murder.
How safe are your social media accounts?

Warning that most identity fraud info can come from Facebook

Most of the personal information needed by fraudsters to steal your identity can be found on your Facebook profile, cyber safety experts have warned

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One in six motorists admit illegally using their phone while driving despite tougher punishments being introduced last month. Pic: PA.

A sixth of drivers admit still using mobiles despite tougher penalties

One in six motorists admit to illegally using their phone while driving despite tougher punishments being introduced last month, a study has found.

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Durham County Council's main base at County Hall in Durham.

Meetings start with Durham County Council over next stage of teaching assistant review

Durham County Council have started to hold meetings with headteachers and trade unions to match teaching assistants to a proposed new grading structure.
Police are appealing for witness following a crash on the A1086 in Horden.

Witness appeal after man seriously injured in Horden crash

Police are appealing for witnesses following a crash on the A1086 in Horden where a man was seriously injured.

Shrewsbury Street in Hartlepool. Image copyright Google Maps.

Detectives try to trace gold-coloured car after double stab attack on man

A man was left with stab wounds after two altercations within the space of minutes of each other.

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