A 38 year old woman from Ernesettle is due to appear before Plymouth Magistrates this morning charged with murder.
Angela Douglas was arrested on Sunday 28 April 2013 and detained at Crownhill Police Station.
The arrest was made after a 73 year old Plymouth woman had been admitted to hospital. She died the following morning.
A man has been sentenced to ten years in prison for an attempted robbery and assault in Taunton.
Maurice Danes, 37, entered a flat near to Holway Road in the town on 15 February. He assaulted the occupant - a man in his seventies - and demanded money from him before fleeing the scene.
Danes pleaded guilty to attempted robbery and grievous bodily harm at Taunton Crown Court, and sentenced to ten years in prison.
The family of the elderly victim said Danes was 'callous and cowardly'.
The trial of a man accused of killing a Wiltshire builder and perverting the course of justice had to be adjourned today (Tues) after a juror injured themselves on the way to court.
51-year-old Richard Elmes, who denies manslaughter, was due to give evidence at Bristol Crown Court.
A 22-year-old man from Redruth has been sentenced to five years in jail for child cruelty to his five-month-old son. Anthony Craddock was found guilty of breaking the infants ribs in 18 places and causing bruising to his head.
During the trial a medical expert likened the injuries to those seen in high speed road traffic accidents. The child's mother 20-year-old Jade Ninnis pleaded guilty to wilful neglect at an earlier hearing, and was given a 12 month sentence suspended for 2 years.
A legal challenge against plans for a badger cull in West Somerset is due to be heard at the High Court.
The Badger Trust has won a judicial review into Government proposals to allow animals to be shot to prevent the spread of TB in cattle.
The pilot scheme was due to go ahead this summer but has been postponed pending the outcome of the court case.
52-year-old Martin Counsell from Cheltenham is due before magistrates charged under the Explosives Act.
He was arrested when explosives were found in some garages in the town last week. He's been charged with making an explosive substance for an unlawful purpose.
A 52-year-old man is due before magistrates charged under the Explosives Act.
Martin Counsell from Cheltenham was arrested when explosives were found in some garages in the town. He's been charged with making an explosive substance for an unlawful purpose.
More than 600 people were forced to leave their homes last week and four controlled explosions were carried out. A 31-year-old man also arrested has been released without charge.