Girl, 4, fatally struck by car
A four-year-old girl dies after being hit by a car on South Tyneside.
Balaclava-clad rapist sought by police
A 16-year-old girl is raped while walking along a disused railway track in Newcastle.
Air ambulance plasma put to use
Blood plasma is used on board an air ambulance just days after a pilot scheme to carry it was introduced.
Footballer rapped for speed case mix-up
Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher is told off by the courts for not managing his mail properly.
Liam jury sent home until Monday
The jury in the Liam Fee murder trail retires to consider its verdict against Rachel and Nyomi Fee, originally from Ryton.
MPs snub Sports Direct chopper offer
MPs have rejected an offer from the boss of Sports Direct to visit the firm's headquarters by helicopter.