A man who brutally murdered two people while on the run from police had "significant known risk factors", a report finds.
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A newborn baby boy is found abandoned on the doorstep of a property in County Durham and taken to the University Hospital of North Tees.
A haul of rare Action Man and Star Wars toys fetches more than £150,000 at a Teesside auction.
The Northern Echo will charge people to read its articles online, its editor announces.
A memorial service is held to remember 33 people killed in one of Britain's worst ever coach crashes.
Ex-UK PM and Sedgefield MP Tony Blair to step down as Middle East envoy representing US, Russia, UN and EU, at end of June, BBC understands
Auckland Castle is awarded £9m from the Heritage Lottery Fund to build a museum extension.
A care home in Billingham is rated inadequate after the CQC finds safeguarding reporting procedures in relation to possible neglect at the nursing home were not being followed.
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Hartlepool United sign ex-Barnsley striker Rhys Oates whilst Dan Jones has signs a new contract with the League Two club.
Durham ease to a six-wicket win at Worcestershire on the fourth morning at New Road to go top of Division One.
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