A two-year-old girl spotted walking on her own to nursery led an off-duty policeman to the body of her mother.Read the full story ›
Alton Towers have announced plans to open a new rollercoaster on which passengers wear virtual reality headsets.Read the full story ›
A court case brought by some of the family of PC David Rathband against Northumbria Police is due to begin today (January 12).
Mr Rathband was shot in the face and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat in 2010. He then killed himself in 2012.
The officer's twin brother Darren and sister Debbie Essery are taking Northumbria Police to court, claiming the force was negligent in not passing on the warning to staff on patrol that night.
Raoul Moat had phoned 999 to say he was hunting for police.
It will be heard at Newcastle Crown Court and will last two weeks.
A casualty who broke her leg at a remote beauty spot was carried, driven and then flown to hospital in a two-hour rescue operation.Read the full story ›
There are major delays on the M6 northbound due to a serious accident between two vehicles around J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent).
The M6 northbound is closed due to a serious accident between two vehicles around J15 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent). An air ambulance is at the scene.
Staffordshire Police is warning motorists of potential delays on the A34 northbound to Talke this morning because of a 'wide load'. The vehicles will be leaving Stafford at 9.30am and again on Thursday (7 January) morning.
A couple from Stoke-on-Trent who were told they were unlikely to ever have children after they both developed cancer, are celebrating the birth of a baby boy - on Christmas Day.
Robert and Jo Forster had resigned themselves to never becoming parents, and say the arrival of their son Henry is a little miracle. Peter Bearne went to meet them.
Staffordshire's Chief Fire Officer has pledged that the safety of residents will remain paramount despite losing almost £5m by 2020.Read the full story ›
Campaigners at an event to protect in Staffordshire highlighted concerns around fracking, badger culling and other issues in the region.Read the full story ›