Flowers have been left at the roadside where a 22-year-old man died in s suspected hit & run in Rugeley in Staffordshire, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The man was found by passers by at around 2:30am at the junction of Western Springs Road and Church Street.
Police have arrested an 18-year-old man, who is being questioned in connection with the incident.
Police have arrested a man after a 22-year-old died after sustaining serious head injuries in Rugeley.
Officers were called to a footpath on Western Springs Road, at its junction with Church Street, in the early hours of this morning after members of the public found the injured man.
Despite the efforts of the emergency services to save the man he was pronounced dead at the scene. His family have been informed and are being supported by specially trained officers. He has yet to be formally identified.
Man arrested in connection with this morning's incident in Western Springs Road, Rugeley. investigation ongoing. http://t.co/R537HcwsX0
In the last hour Cannock police has tweeted they have a man in custody.
Vandals have destroyed a Christmas Tree decorated with hundreds of yellow ribbons - in tribute to Stephen Sutton.
Stephen's mother switched on the lights last weekend in Burntwood in Staffordshire, but just days later the ribbons have been ripped off and the lights smashed.
Organisers say they may now erect fences around the tree to prevent any future attacks.
19-year-old Stephen Sutton touched people around the world as he raised millions for the Teenage Cancer Trust during his own battle with bowel cancer - at the same time as completing his own bucket list of challenges before his death in May.
Yellow ribbons became a symbol of his courage and positive nature.
It's one of the most famous stories from the First World War and this Christmas marks 100 years since soldiers fighting in the trenches, put aside their weapons and their differences for a few short hours.
A long lost letter written by a soldier from Stafford who was in the trenches during the Christmas day truce was unveiled for the first time today.
This weekend football teams across the Midlands will pay their own tributes, with Stoke City holding a special press conference this afternoon. Chris Halpin reports.
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Fire crews are damping down after a major fire at the Middlemore industrial estate in Smethwick.
It broke out at around 3:00am yesterday.
Several roads remain closed.
Nearby Wattville Primary School is expected to re-open today.
Staffordshire's gritting and snow plough crews are preparing for the cold snap by gritting 43% of the county's roads today.
The council claims this is more than any other in the West Midlands.
Temperatures are expected to fall later this week.
28,000 tonnes of salt have been stockpiled and shared between five winter depots - Stafford, Leek, Gailey, Lichfield and Hemmingslow.
Nigel Sowden from West Midlands Fire Service has spoken to ITV News Central about the challenges facing firefighters at the scene of a huge industrial fire in Smethwick.
He said fire crews would spend another 24 hours at the Middlemore Industrial Estate.