Possible disruption on CrossCountry between Stoke-on-Trent and Crewe due to person hit by a train at Kidsgrove.
All lines are blocked, with delays and cancellations likely.
Trev, Ted, Tyler, Topsey, Trotter and Turvey are soon to be trained by West Midlands Police to help catch some of the toughest criminals in the region.
The seven-week-old Springer-Cocker Spaniel cross pups - known as Sprockers - were born last month.
They will be looked after until they are a year old, before beginning an eight week training programme to become specialist search or sniffer dogs.
Virgin Trains will run direct services from Shrewsbury to London Euston from December.
Shrewsbury will see two services in each direction on a week day, departing at 06:39 and 15:24.
A 21-year-old man has been left with serious injuries after being stabbed in Rugby.
It happened on Parkfield Road at 3:00pm yesterday.
The victim was stabbed several times. His injuries to his jaw and arm are not thought to be life threatening or life changing.
Police are appealing for witnesses.
Police investigating a fatal car crash at Cropston in Leicestershire have named the driver.
Emergency services were called to Bradgate Road in Cropston at around 2.30am on Saturday morning where they discovered a silver Mercedes E220 AMG car and a man’s body.
The driver has now been formally identified as 19-year-old Danveer Singh Sadhra of Newtown Linford.
Dozens of cannabis plants were found by police as they probed a gas explosion at a house in Kingstanding.
It happened at around 8:15pm on Copthorne Road on Saturday.
A 30-year-old suspect suffered serious burns in the blast, West Midlands Police said. He remains in hospital.
A second man, who was also initially a suspect, was later released by police.
A police spokesman said 40 plants were found in a loft and bedroom at the address, along with specialist growing equipment.
He said the explosion came from a gas cooker and it appeared vents had been blocked in an apparent bid to conceal the smell of the cannabis.