Newcastle winger Rolando Aarons faces jail over brawl 90-second city bar brawl which 'blew up out of nowhere'

A Newcastle United player is facing jail over a 90-second city bar brawl which "blew up out of nowhere".
Sharon Henderson, with a photo of Nikki Allan.

Mum of murdered schoolgirl Nikki Allan ‘overwhelmed’ by public support after new arrest in case

The mum of murdered Sunderland shcoolgirl Nikki Allan says she has been overwhelmed by the support she has received after a new arrest was made in the case.

Do you recognise this man?

Police appeal after on-line iPhone sale scam

Police have issued a photo of a man they want to speak to in connection with an on-line sale scam in Houghton.


Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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Police at the scene of Mr Solomon's death last year.

New police plea on first anniversary of Sunderland murder

The detective leading a murder investigation has made a new plea for information from the public after the unsolved case reached its first anniversary.

Ellison Road in Peterlee.

Police appeal after child knocked down

Police in Peterlee are appealing for information about an incident in which a child was knocked down.

Sharon Henderson

New arrest in hunt for killer of Sunderland schoolgirl Nikki Allan

A man has been arrested by detectives hunting the killer of Sunderland schoolgirl Nikki Allan.
Michael Price.

Pair to face murder trial over man's death

Two suspects now face trial for the murder of a man who died after a street attack.

Mark Taylor was sentenced at Newcastle Crown Court.

Pervert spared jail despite having 'grotesque' collection of child abuse pictures and videos

A pervert caught with a sickening collection of child abuse images has been told by a judge his behaviour is "grotesque".
Wright's appeal has been rejected by the Court of Appeal.

High Court rejects Sunderland thug's bid to have jail term cut

A beast who attacked a defenceless woman with a knife and fork can have no complaints about his tough sentence, judges have ruled.

The new series of TV show Police Interceptors is set to kick off this month.

New series of Police Interceptors begins this month

Popular TV show Police Interceptors is due to return for a brand new series this month, starring officers from the North East.

10 child sex offenders in the Sunderland area sentenced so far in 2018

Today we look at some of the most worrying crimes in Sunderland.

Iain Potts

Sunderland cocaine ‘investor’ ordered to repay £107,000

A drug dealer has been ordered to pay more than £107,000 as the proceeds of crime.

Shaun Dobinson died while in New York. PA Photo/thinkstockphotos.

Inquest into US death of Sunderland man delayed as police inquiry continues

An inquest into the death of a Sunderland man on holiday in the U.S. has been adjourned again, pending a decision on possible criminal action.


Round up of latest Sunderland cases dealt with by magistrates

The following cases from the Sunderland area have been dealt with at magistrates court:


‘He could have killed someone’ - shocking damage to young driver’s car in Darron Gibson drink-drive smash

The owner of a car written off after it was hit by ex-Sunderland player Darron Gibson says he has never even had an apology from the footballer.

Manor Park in Concord, Washington. Copyright Google Maps.

Police warning after 'bogus' window cleaners strike in street

Police are urging residents to be on their guard against bogus callers after men pretending to be window cleaners tried to get into a house.

Fire crews rescue man from Morecambe garage fire.

Sunderland fire crews called to blaze in village

Wearside firefighters were called to put out a rubbish blaze.
Sukhjinder Singh and wife Gurpreet Kaur.

Sunderland family face deportation after dad was caught working at chip shop

A family face deportation from the UK after the dad was caught working in a chip shop using a fake identity document.
Serena Armstrong.

Bungling Sunderland armed raider spared jail

A former carer who attempted to rob a shop while wielding a large kitchen knife has been spared jail.

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