An American footballer from Manchester is on the verge of signing a multi million pound contract and becoming a star of the NFL. Menelik Watson, who's 6 foot 5 and 22 stone, has been playing the sport for less than two years. For more go to the NFL website.
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Officers are appealing for information from the public to help trace a missing Warrington man.
Samuel Brown has today been jailed for 18 months for sexual offenses against a 15-year-old girl.
Emergency services are treating the incident as a suspected gas explosion at the moment. Two people are believed to be seriously injured.