A teenage girl has been indecently assaulted as she walked in a wooded area in Midlothian.
New measures, like barriers and road closures that could stop vehicles entering the area outside of St James' Park, are being brought in ahead of the first home game of the season
One of the main routes into and out of Newcastle will be closing for several months
The funeral of Sunderland superfan Bradley Lowery has taken place in County Durham.
Daniel Johnson has been found guilty of murdering Sunderland dad David Wilson
The number of people out of work in the North East has fallen by 5,000
Two Tata Steel mills sold in Hartlepool
More than 200 thousand people expected in Durham for the annual Miners' Gala
Bradley Lowery has died at the age of six.
Police are appealing for information after a family pet was killed in a suspected hit and run collision in Walker
Birthday cards for a seriously poorly Gateshead man - approaching his 21st - have been arriving from all over the world
A man is being treated for a suspected gunshot wound to his leg in Middlesbrough
Police have released images of children deliberately lying in the road, as part of a game of Chicken in Washington.
Newcastle United has appointed former Under-21s scout, Steve Nickson, as the club's new Head of Recruitment
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found injured on a street in Darlington
A gang have been jailed for more than 80 years for the murder of dad of 2 in North Shields
Police say two children are in intensive care after a car hit six people in a crowd in Newcastle.
Two people have been convicted of the murder of Jimmy Prout. Two others have been found guilty of causing or allowing his death
More than 30 people from the North East have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List
A joint funeral's taken place for South Shields couple Liam Curry and Chloe Rutherford, who died in the Manchester Arena attack
The family of Angela Wrightson, who was murdered by two teenagers in Hartlepool, is calling for a public enquiry into her death
A review into the murder of a Hartlepool woman by 2 teenage girls has heard it was 'a total shock to everyone'
Paul Watkins, from Gateshead, has been sentenced to life for murdering Craig Eade, whose body was found in a wheelie bin
A man's been charged after a stand off with police at a job centre in Newcastle