A TRUNK road in Dumfries and Galloway was closed to traffic late Tuesday because of a serious gas leak.
TWO men are in hospital with serious injuries after an altercation in Dumfries early this morning.
AN ASSAULT on a 14-year-old girl has left her hospitalised.
POLICE say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding a man’s death at a Dumfries area cottage which was centre of a chemical alert.
EMERGENCY services were called to an accident on the B725 Annan to Dumfries Low Road on Monday morning.
VANDALS have wreaked havoc at the war memorial in Sanquhar.
A 17-year-old whose death is being treated as ‘suspicious’ by police has been named.
A MAN was the victim of an unprovoked assault in Dumfries in the early hours of Sunday.
THE man who died in a crash near Amisfield yesterday afternoon has been named.
A MAJOR rescue operation was mounted in the early hours of Monday after a car crashed into the sea at Kirkcolm, a few miles from Stranraer.
A WOMAN who died in a road crash near Newton Stewart has been named.
AN AREA of the North Solway shoreline was sealed off late on Friday afternoon after a suspected wartime shell was discovered.
POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have recovered two large hauls of drugs.
THE man who died in a house fire in Dumfries yesterday afternoon has been named by police.
STORM Eleanor sparked a major incident to be declared in the region on Wednesday.
A 35-year-old man has been arrested following the death of 52-year-old Beverly Bliss in Carrutherstown.
POLICE have teamed up with Dumfries and Galloway Council’s trading standards to tackle counterfeit goods being transported through the region.
DRIVERS in Dumfries and Galloway are being reminded of the zero tolerance approach to drink driving this Christmas.
POLICE say an Annan teenager was subjected to a vicious and sustained attack in the town at the weekend.
A TWO-week cross boundary initiative to improve road safety on the A77 Stranraer – Glasgow coast road started this week.
A LARGE amount of cash and jewellery were taken at a break in at a house in Dumfries earlier this week.
A DEVICE which is believed to be an unexploded World War II bomb has been discovered near to Wallaceton, Thornhill.
A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has died after becoming trapped by a large wooden pole at Kelloholm.
THERE was a rescue on the River Nith at the Whitesands in Dumfries on Thursday night.
A CALL for a better approach to problem parking in Dumfries has been issued — sparked by £70 fines in council car parks.
BUSINESSES in Dumfries are being warned to be alert after counterfeit notes were used at a charity shop this week.
AN ATTACK on sheep in Waterbeck has resulted in the death of two animals.
A TOTAL of 24 people have been charged with drug offences – as a result of search warrants issued in Dumfries since May.
A HUNT is on for two men discovered in ‘suspicious circumstances’ in a hotel between Annan and Dumfries.
POLICE have launched an investigation after a house was broken into in Dumfries and jewellery and cash worth a six-figure sum was stolen.