Three men and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a man in Cornwall.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission is investigating an arrest made by Devon and Cornwall Police in Exeter on Wednesday.
Godfrey Perkins from Tavistock says he's lucky to be alive after an intruder broke into his pub and attacked him with an iron bar.
Devon and Cornwall police are launching their Christmas drink-driving campaign this morning. They say officers will be carrying out more roadside checks in the evenings and early mornings.
Its hoped the 'What will your drink cost you' campaign will show the implications of being caught over the limit. Police breathalysed more than 2000 drivers across the region last December.
The police have launched an anti-poaching operation called Project Trespass.
It comes as reported cases of deer and stags being taken are increasing.
Animal protection groups say more needs to be done to stop this illegal activity taking place.
Investigations are taking place after a gas leak in a disused Plymouth nightclub caused many outlets to be evacuated in Union Street in the early hours of this morning. The gas leak was detected at around 3am inside Millenium nightclub.
Police say they believed the gas had been leaking for some time from a ruptured pipe and closed the street. Two Trees and Crash Manor pubs were evacuated along with Jesters Nightclub and local fast food outlets. No one was injured and the road was reopened at 4:40am.
Devon and Cornwall Police said the investigation was ongoing and due to the complexity of the case inquires were expected to take several months.
Detective Constable Glenn Harrop said; "We believe there are potentially hundreds of victims from across the country."
Two women from Tavistock have been arrested by police investigating an alleged European music festival ticket scam.
The women, aged 50 and 21 were arrested on suspicion of fraud by misrepresentation by officers from Devon and Cornwall Police.
The force is investigating an allegation of fraud surrounding the sale of tickets for Tomorrowland 2013 - an electronic music festival held near Antwerp, near Belgium in July.
Police believe there could potentially be hundreds of victims from across the country and are urging anyone who thinks they have been scammed to get in touch.
A man has been arrested for possessing a large meat cleaver in Barnstaple.
Police said they were called to a man allegedly hitting lamp posts with a cleaver in Hughes Avenue around 1.45am on Tuesday.
Armed Officers were deployed and said they had to activate their Tasers on the man because he was noncompliant and behaving violently.
The Force said around 20 lamp posts and other street items had been damaged and a 35 year old local man was in custody at Barnstaple Police Station.
The family of a man who died after a street disturbance in Cornwall have paid tribute to him.
Colin Palmer from St Austell was found unconscious on St Mary's Road in Biscovey on Saturday but died in hospital.
His family have said they have been overwhelmed by the support they have received from the public.
Three men who were arrested on suspicion of murder have now been released. An 18-year-old man has been bailed until November.
Devon and Cornwall Police have said a 18 year old man arrested in connection with the death of 57-year-old Colin Palmer from St Austell on Saturday has been bailed until November.
Two other men aged 19 and 21 and a 16 year old boy, who had been bailed, have been released without any further action being taken.
A man killed in Par in Cornwall on Saturday has been named as 57-year-old Colin Palmer from St Austell.
Three men and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of murder and have been released on bail until November.
Mr Palmer's family have been informed.