We have been to meet the UK's strongest man, from Stoke-on-Trent, who is preparing for his next big competition in May.
Police have arrested two men on suspicion of fitting a device on a cash point in Stoke-on-Trent which could steal card details.
The UK's number 1 Robbie Williams tribute act from Leicestershire explains why he dedicated his life to being the singer from Stoke.
A 23-yr-old man has been arrested in connection with the appeal to trace a man wanted for questioning about the stabbing in Fegg Hayes
Thanks for your support in tracing a man wanted for questioning about the incident in Fegg Hayes on Sunday - he has been arrested.
A man is being hunted by police for questioning over a stabbing in Staffordshire at the weekend.
Officers today released a picture of Ismail Yahaya in a bid to track him down after a stabbing in the Fegg Hayes area of Stoke-on-Trent on Sunday.
Yahaya, aged 23, was last known to live at Stanley Street, Tunstall.
Police urge anyone who spots him not to approach him, but to call 101 immediately.
A man has been jailed for 18 years today after being found guilty of raping both a small child and a young woman.
Stoke-on-Trent man Francis Gilbert, aged 48, raped the 25-year-old woman and the youngster - who was under six years old - in 2012.
Gilbert, of Ridgway Road, Hanley, denied the charges but was found guilty after two separate trials.
Detectives today welcomed the lengthy prison sentence.
Det Insp Adrian Scott said he hoped it would encourage other victims - no matter their age - to come forward.
Today’s sentence is to be welcomed and I hope it provides some comfort to Gilbert’s two victims, who bravely spoke out about what happened to them and gave evidence.
All allegations of sexual abuse, including historic offences, are thoroughly investigated and we work with partners to tackle these very serious crimes in a sensitive manner. I commend all victims for coming forward and reporting these crimes.
We are also determined to bringing the offenders of such crimes to justice.
Armed police have arrested a man in Stoke-on-Trent this evening after reports of someone carrying a handgun and knives through Tunstall town centre.
The 28-year-old was arrested at around 7.20pm after a number of calls from members of the public.
A number of people also stayed on the scene when a knife was dropped on the ground.
Nobody was injured.
Atlantic rower Lauren Morton from Wetherby says she is relieved to be back on dry land. Her ambitious attempt to cross the ocean ended with her becoming stranded at sea for days before being rescued. Sarah Clark reports
Two young rowers have arrived back in the UK after their attempt to cross the Atlantic ocean ended in them drifting for almost a week.
Lauren Morton from Wetherby and her rowing partner Hannah Lawton had been at sea for more than three months in one of the world's most gruelling rowing challenges.
The pair in their 20's had to be rescued by a freighter when they got lost during the Atlantic mission ending up a 1000 kilometres from their tropical destination.
They were attempting to row from the Canary Islands to Antigua in the West Indies in honour of a friend who had died from cervical cancer. But were plagued with problems including a fire on their boat and a broken rudder.
A case of puppy love has led to walkies down the aisle after two inseparable guide dogs led to romance between their Stoke-on-Trent owners.
Claire Johnson, 50, and Mark Gaffey, 51, married after their dogs fell in love at training two years ago.
Read more on this on the ITV National website.