Two lanes are blocked and traffic is queueing due to accident on M6 Southbound between J14 A34 / A5013 / A5013 Creswell Grove (Stafford North) and J13 A449 (Stafford South).
Lanes one and two are blocked but a third lane is still open near Stafford.
Leah Washington, 17, had to have her left leg amputated after being trapped for hours on The Smiler rollercoaster at the theme park.Read the full story ›
The twin brother of the police officer shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat says his family are still waiting for justice five years later.Read the full story ›
Visitors were evacuated from a rollercoaster at Alton Towers after a power cut forced the ride to grind to a halt.Read the full story ›
In a statement, Alton Towers told ITV News Central:
“Following a temporary loss of power at TH13TEEN, guests were taken off the ride. Alton Towers Resort staff followed the established procedure to ensure everyone was helped off safely.”
There are reports people have had to be evacuated from a rollercoaster at Alton Towers after a power outage caused the ride to stop midway.
Pictures on social media show people on the rollercoaster Th13teen, which appears to have broken down.
A woman from Staffordshire has been charged with inciting terrorism and being a member of Islamic State.
The 26-year-old, who is from Burton-on-Trent stands accused of sending tweets encouraging others to "commit, prepare or instigate" acts of terror.
The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has also been charged with belonging to a banned organisation, Islamic State, between October 2014 and January this year, according to West Midlands Police.
Alton Towers has apologised after it took up to an hour to evacuate passengers from a broken down monorail on the hottest day of the year.Read the full story ›
Alton Towers victim posts her first photo since the accident, posing alongside Worcestershire-born Afghanistan veteran Major Kate Philp.Read the full story ›