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Two men charged with murder of Killingworth woman found in burning car

A woman whose body was found in a burning car in a North East street was from Killingworth, police have revealed.

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Police hunt for Metro trespasser in North Tyneside

Police are looking for a man who caused significant delays to the Metro after trespassing on the tracks in North Tyneside.

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Police issue drug warning over blue pills

Northumbria Police has issued a drug warning as a blue pill being sold as ecstasy is now believed to be a combination of cocaine and meth.

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Man charged in connection with death outside nightclub

A man has been charged in connection with the death of North Shields man Graham Thurston.

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Man jailed for life for ‘cowardly attack’ in Whitley Bay guesthouse

A man has been jailed for life for battering a stranger to death with a wine bottle in a Whitley Bay guesthouse.

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Watch out for bogus callers, warn police

Police are warning residents to be on their guard against bogus callers, after two incidents in North Tyneside last week.

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Police hunt for wanted man

Police are appealing for help to trace a man wanted in connection with a number of offences.

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Watch dramatic footage of danger drivers' high speed race through Tyne Tunnel

Video footage has been released of two cars racing each other at dangerous speeds through the Tyne Tunnel.

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WATCH: Drivers banned after racing through Tyne Tunnel

Two Northumberland motorists have been banned from driving for 15 months after they were seen racing through the Tyne Tunnel.
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Man snatched woman’s handbag in Whitley Bay

Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman’s handbag was stolen from her car in Whitley Bay.

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Two charged with burglaries and robbery following North Tyneside spree

Two people have been charged following a spate of offences in North Shields last week.

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Clockwise from left, murderer Martyn Richard Burke; Katie MacGuire, Danny Cockburn, Phillip Hatch and Paula Campbell.

Five sentenced over death of Wallsend man

Five people have today been sentenced for their involvement in the death of Andrew Keenan in Wallsend last year.
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Second man arrested after North Shields robbery

Police have arrested a second man following this morning's robbery in North Shields.

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Police provide reassurances after London attack

Northumbria Police has offered a message of support to local communities in light of the tragedy outside a mosque in London.

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North Tyneside 'professional' burglar jailed for part in crime spree

Two burglars responsible for hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of break-ins have been jailed.

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Police appeal after serious assault in Wallsend beer garden

Police are appealing for information after an assault in Wallsend on Friday evening (June 9).

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Police back summer drink and drug-driving campaign

Northumbria Police is backing a national summer campaign to clamp down on drink and drug-driving.

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Queen offers 'deepest sympathy' to those affected by 'dreadful' Manchester terrorist attack

The Queen has offered her "deepest sympathy" to all those affected by the "dreadful" terrorist attack in Manchester, saying that the incident has "shocked" the nation.
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Man arrested after Manchester bomb attack leaves 22 dead, including children

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the bomb attack which killed 22 people, including children, and injured 59 more in Manchester.

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Northumbria Police took part in a day of action against rogue traders.

Day of action to tackle rogue traders

Northumbria Police has taken part in a national initiative that tackles bogus callers and rogue traders who target vulnerable people.

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