HIGHLIGHTS FROM The Chronicle

  • Hexham dad caught with cocaine and heard 'slurring' claimed report to police was 'malicious'
  • Newcastle United fan, 22, who was battling rare bone cancer died before he got the chance to marry fiancée
  • Police woman had panic attacks during domestic violence training after being attacked by Gateshead ex
  • DWP to make changes to PIP in order to crack down on benefit fraud
  • South Shields 18-year-old named finalist in Teen Universe GB - with hopes of getting to world final