A father from Walsall is tonight in jail in Orange County, California, charged with hiring a hit man to kill his ex-wife. Police in America say he was involved in a custody battle.
Detectives say he planned for his former wife to be killed while he was back home in the Midlands for Christmas.
William Wallace is originally from the Yew Tree estate in Walsall, and is due to appear in court again in Orange County next Tuesday.
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"It's the kind of verbal abuse you have to put up with now and again working at the weekend in the ambulance service."
It'll be another chilly day with patchy cloud and sunny spells. It will stay dry.
Some isolated wintry showers is possible over the Peak District.