Our live updates have finished for the day.
Today, two young girls were sentenced to a minimum of 15 years for the brutal murder of a vulnerable woman in her Hartlepool home.
- You can read a profile of her tragic life here.
- Discover more about the girls' dangerous friendship.
- And read about the media's seven-month battle to be allowed to report on the case.
We will be back with more updates from across the North East tomorrow.