Police investigating the murder of a woman in Sunderland last month are making another appeal for information.
Teacher Julie Parkin, 29, was discovered stabbed to death in a house in Kirkwall Close on Tuesday 27 June. A man has been charged with murder.
Police are now asking to speak to anyone who saw a black five-door Mazda 6 saloon car in or around Sunderland Marina between 22:00 and 00:00 on 26 June.
It's believed a man and woman in their 30s were with the vehicle and it's possible they may have parked in that area and taken a walk.
A man who repeatedly dumped van-loads of rubbish and set it alight in plain sight of a CCTV camera has been sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court.
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A man from Newcastle is to stand trial accused of publishing extremist material online.
Abdulrahman Alcharbati appeared at the Old Bailey in London via videolink facing seven counts of disseminating terrorist material and one of possessing terrorist articles.
The 31-year-old, who is from Westholme Gardens, was remanded in custody.
His trial will take place at Newcastle Crown Court in November.
Aiden McGeady is at the Stadium of Light shop today.
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A children's charity in County Durham needs to raise over a quarter of a million pounds so it can open a hydrotherapy pool in a new treatment centre.
Heel and Toe was founded 10 years ago and provides therapy and treatment for hundreds of children with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities.
You can see our report featuring two-year-old Hunter on Look North this evening on BBC One at 18:30pm.
Two bearded dragons have been discovered in a cardboard box on wasteland in Morpeth.
The RSPCA says there's been an increase in the number of reptiles being abandoned.
The pair are due to be transported to a specialist reptile centre before finding a new home.Quote Message: This poor pair of beautiful beardies had been cruelly dumped like rubbish in just a cardboard box. It’s such an irresponsible thing to do, as pet reptiles need to be kept in specific climate controlled enclosures to stay healthy and to carry out their normal behaviours, so for someone to knowingly walk away from them is completely unacceptable. " from Terry Haley RSPCA
Everton have had a bid accepted for Newcastle United defender Lewis Gibson. The Blues want the 17-year-old to join their under-23s set-up. (Liverpool Echo)
Newcastle have offered out-of-favour forward Aleksandar Mitrovic, 22, to Lyon for £16m.(Foot Mercato, via Talksport)
Nottingham Forest are closing in on a £2m deal to sign experienced striker Daryl Murphy, 34, from Newcastle. (Nottingham Post)
CCTV footage released today shows a BMW driven by 44-year-old Joel Graydon and an Audi being driven by 30-year-old Gavin Mason racing each other in rush hour traffic last August.
The pair have now been banned from driving for 15 months.
Graydon, who lives in Northumberland, and Mason, from Holywell, both pleaded guilty to dangerous driving and as well as the driving ban were both sentenced to eight weeks in jail, suspended for 12 months and ordered to do 60 hours unpaid work and pay costs of £100.
Dame Penelope Wilton is among public figures being given honorary degrees at Teesside University today
Dame Penelope was born in Scarborough and is best known to many for her roles in Downton Abbey and Ever Decreasing Circles, but her career in theatre has also lasted more than 50 years.
She'll be made an honorary doctor of arts at the university this afternoon.
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Yesterday chemical manufacturer Sabic apologised to residents for flaring at its plant at Wilton, near Redcar.
Despite assurances the problem would be fixed the loud noise continues.
The company says it's because a plant compressor tripped.
Yesterday maintenance teams were "working hard to resolve the issue".Copyright: BBC