The family of a student who died after a night out said they will be "eternally grateful" to the diver who found his body in a river.Read the full story ›
People across Leicestershire have come forward and registered their interest in running 29 community libraries.
The county council says it welcomes the news but a further seven libraries need interest from the community.
Volunteer-run libraries is a measure the authority hopes will save £800,000.
The seven libraries that groups have not registered their interest in yet are:
- East Goscote
A picture has emerged of a horse which got stuck down a well in Hinckley in Leicestershire.
The fire service had to rescue the horse, which has now made a full recovery.
Here's our reporter Peter Bearne's report on the warm welcome given to netball's stars in chilly Loughborough.
Three African netball players experience life in the East Midlands, signing for Loughborough lightning in the middle of the English winter.Read the full story ›
A woman who was knocked down and run over twice by her own car after it was stolen off the drive has told how she could have been killed.Read the full story ›
Police have released an e-fit image of one of the men they want to speak to about an assault in Market Harborough.
Two men were attacked as they tried to get into a taxi in the town on December 14 last year, and one of them was left needing hospital treatment for a broken jaw.
The assault happened on the High Street at around 3am. The victims were getting into a taxi when they were approached from behind by two or three men.
Free bus travel for pensioners and disabled passengers who use the park-and-ride schemes in Leicestershire will end today.
Those eligible for concessions will be charged £1 for a return fare.
Leicestershire County Council hopes it will save £50,000 a year.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man tried to rob a bank in Oadby while wearing a black burka.
The man threatened a staff member and demanded cash before fleeing NatWest, on The Parade, at 10.15am this morning (16 January). Witnesses say they saw him carrying part of a firearm.
Nothing was stolen and no one was injured.
The man is described as 5ft 10ins tall and stocky. He was also wearing tinted sunglasses and was carrying a white handbag.
Our enquiries into the incident are currently ongoing and we are keen to speak to anyone who may have seen the man acting suspiciously near the bank before the incident, or as he ran away from the scene.
Police are appealing for witnesses after three people died in two separate crashes in Leicestershire yesterday evening.
The first happened just before junction 20 on the southbound carriageway of the M1 at around 7.50pm.
A pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.
The second crash happened on Hastings Road near to the junction of Buckland Road shortly before half past eight.
The driver and passenger of a Honda Civic died at the scene.