Aaron Naylor assaulted two police officers as they responded to an emergency call by his ex-partner.
Joan Hoggett was stabbed while working late at a shop in Sunderland in September.
Hackers have also tried to gain access to accounts by using phishing emails.
Thomas Ellison placed a lunchbox fitted with wires on Newcastle's High Level Bridge.
A firm providing translators for police interviews has lost its contract over serious inaccuracies.