Traffic lights at roadworks on Canwick Road in Lincoln are being changed this morning to give greater priority to motorists heading into Lincoln. Drivers faced long delays during rush hour on Monday and Tuesday when the five month project started.
A Lincolnshire couple stranded in New York after having their baby prematurely have confirmed their insurance will cover expensive medical bills.
Katie Amos, aged 30, and Lee Johnston, 29, from Burgh-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire, were on a five-day Christmas break to the Big Apple when Miss Amos went into labour 11 weeks early.
£11,000 has been raised online to help pay living costs whilst they are stuck there.
Major work to improve Canwick Road in Lincoln starts today.
The project will see an additional southbound lane created and improvements at the junctions with South Park Avenue and Washingborough Road.
Drivers have been warned to expect delays.
Police are appealing for help to find a man missing from Lincoln. Christopher Dickinson was reported missing from his home in Mablethorpe. He is believed to be in the Lincoln area.
A memorial service has been held earlier in memory of a nine year old schoolboy in Lincoln who died two days before Christmas. The service took place at a church in the city centre. A book of condolence, which was opened yesterday, has also now been closed. Kate Hemingway reports:
The family of a nine-year-old schoolboy who died two days before Christmas say they have been overwhelmed with tributes and messages of support.
Alex Robinson was found at a property on Pennell Street on December 23rd and died later in hospital. His 64-year-old grandfather Stewart Greene has been charged with his murder .
Yesterday hundreds of people queued to sign a book of condolence in the 9 year old's memory. His family said they would like to offer their 'heartfelt thanks' to everyone who has contributed to the book, or who has offered kind words during this tragic time. As they try to come to terms with the loss of Alex.
A couple from Lincolnshire could face massive hospital bills and a stay in New York until March after their son made a surprise appearance - 11 weeks early.
Katie Amos and Lee Johnston were in the Big Apple for a last holiday before their baby was born.
Relatives back home have been able to see the new arrival thanks to some home video footage shot by the couple.
But Dax's arrival could mean they have to pay hundreds of thousand of pounds in medical expenses. Matt Price has the story.
Wai Hong Tsang, 33, has been found guilty of the murder of Mingzi Yang in Lincoln earlier this year.
The body of 29-year-old Ms Yang was discovered at her home in Sincil Bank, Lincoln, on Tuesday 17th June.
Following a trial at Lincoln Crown Court that began on the 1st December, the jury today returned a unanimous guilty verdict. Tsang will be sentenced at Crown Court on Monday at 10am.
Speaking after the verdict, DCI Martin Holvey, senior investigating officer from the East Midlands Special Operations Unit, said: “This was an extremely well planned murder. Tsang is a cold, calculated man who has never owned up to his crime. He has left a young boy with no mother and a distraught family in China with no daughter. I am happy that justice has been completed for the family but also extremely sad for them. I hope todays verdict will help give some closure to the family in China who I will be speaking with over the phone tonight.”
A book of condolence has been opened in Lincoln following the death of a 9-year-old boy two days before Christmas.
The book at St Peter at Gowts Church for Alex Robinson was opened this morning and will be opened again tomorrow morning. A church service is also planned for tomorrow lunchtime.
Alex was found at a property on Pennell Street and died later in hospital. His 64-year-old grandfather Stewart Greene has been charged with his murder and is due in court in April.
Reverend Jeremy Cullimore from St Peter-at-Gowts Church said some of Alex's school friends may want to sign the book:
A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of his nine-year-old grandson in Lincoln.
Alex Robinson was pronounced dead on 23 December after being taken to Lincoln County Hospital from an address in Pennell Street in the city.
64-year-old Stewart James Greene from Grimoldby near Louth, was remanded in custody until next Monday, during a hearing at Lincoln Crown Court, a court spokesman said.
The man had been charged by Lincolnshire Police on Christmas Eve.