A look at the stories making the news this Wednesday with Amanda Piper on ITV News Meridian online. And to find out if there is more snow on its way, Simon Parkin has today's forecast.
Today's top stories:- Suspected Shooting - A man has been found on a street with what's believed to be a gunshot wound. He died later in hospital. Part of Dartford was cordoned off as investigations were carried out.
Homeless Death - Further searches have been made to find those responsible for the death of a man sleeping rough in Hove. Believed to be in his 40s, he was found next to the pitch and putt golf course on the seafront. Police say he was killed in a "vicious attack".
Pride of Place - 57 rhinos have appeared at Marwell Wildlife Park in Hampshire. The sculptures will be painted by school children then displayed in Southampton. It's hoped they will raise awareness of the animal's dwindling numbers in the wild.
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