A man is in hospital after falling 20 feet (6 metres) from a temporary scaffold at a chapel in Rhymney.
Four fire crews from Merthyr, Barry and Malpas were called at 9.27am this morning to help the man at the building on Carno Street. They used specialist equipment to rescue him.
A 72 year old woman has died after a collision with a vehicle in Rhymney. The collision happened on Moriah Street just after 3pm today.
The driver of the vehicle, a 77 year old local man, has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He was uninjured.
Gwent Police are appealing for witnesses.
Gwent Police are investigating an unexplained death in Rhymney.
The Ambulance service were called to an address in the area, where they discovered the body of a 21-year-old man.
A 16-year-old girl from Chepstow has been reported missing.
Rachel Jones is described as white, approximately 5ft6 inches tall and of medium build, with dark, shoulder-length hair.
Officers say she was last known to be wearing blue jeans, a black vest, brown coat and black high-top trainers, and carrying a black bag.
Train services in south Wales were affected this morning when a train struck a person on the service between Penarth and Bargoed.
The British Transport Police attended the scene at about half past eight this morning and reported that, having obtained a statement from the driver and witnesses on the platform, the death was a non-suspicious deliberate act.
Train services were suspended in both directions between Cardiff and Rhymney while police dealt with the incident. Train services for Bargoed and Rhymney terminated at Cardiff.
Train services are expected to return to normal by 12.30pm.
Work to clear the railway line between Rhymney and Barry has been completed. It's after trees and debris on the line caused a derailment yesterday morning.
A spokesperson from Network Rail confirmed that all debris was now clear, and the track is now fit for use.
Work is now underway with Arriva Trains Wales to resume normal train services as soon as possible.
Arriva Trains Wales have confirmed train services between Bargoed and Rhymney will be suspended tomorrow to enable Network Rail engineers to clear a landslide which derailed a train this morning.
A replacement bus service and a temporary timetable have been introduced between Bargoed and Rhymney stations, with immediate effect.
The current estimate for the resumption of the normal timetable is from the start of services on Friday 1st February, subject to the successful completion of safety checks.
According to the latest update from Network Rail, 8 passengers and 2 crew members were on board the train that derailed near Bargoed this morning.
There were 3 reported minor injuries, which were treated at the scene.
The emergency services and Network Rail are on site dealing with the incident.
Trains on the Rhymney Valley line are starting and terminating at Bargoed, with a bus service running between Bargoed and Rhymney.