Devon & Cornwall police has suspended its policy of forcing officers with 30 years experience to take retirement with "immediate effect"
Police arrest man whose mother was found dead in Devon
A man and woman in their early twenties have been killed in a car crash in North Devon.
Police in Exeter are continuing to question nine men arrested on suspicion of downloading and distributing indecent images of children. Computer equipment was seized during a series of raids. The men arrested are aged between 26 and 78.
Police in the Plymouth area are seeking a 21year-old man who is wanted in connection with a recall to prison for a breach of his licence conditions.
Officers are looking for information for Jamie Muttram's whereabouts and asking him to turn himself in.
Police intend to arrest this man once he has been located as he has been recalled to prison.
Jamie Muttram, aged 21 is described as 6ft 1in tall and has brown hair. He has links to the Plymouth area.
Police are urging the public not to approach Muttram but to contact police via 101.
David Zinzan, the Deputy Chief Constable of Devon and Cornwall Police talks about the force's campaign against alcohol-related violence over Christmas.
Devon and Cornwall Police have begun a poster campaign to get people to think about how drinking could affect their behaviour this Christmas. They say there's a dramatic increase in alcohol-related violence during the festive season.
Tony Hogg has now been the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall for a month. Jonty Messer has been looking into what the role involves and what challenges lie ahead.
The Independent Police Complaints Commission has revealed that 1,048 complaints were lodged against Devon and Cornwall Police in the last year.
Nearly half of all crimes reported to Devon and Cornwall Police last year were not deemed worthy of further investigatation following cuts to the force's budget.
The crimes included thefts and burglaries - 36 thousand in all.
A man's appeared before magistrates in Exeter, charged with murdering his mother.
The body of Linda Sheard, who was 63, was found at a house in Brixington, near Exmouth, last Wednesday.
Andrew Cane, who's 30, has been remanded in custody to appear at Exeter Crown court at the end of the month. A post mortem examination has proved inconclusive. Further tests are being carried out.
A man will appear in court today charged with murdering his mother.
Andrew Cane who's 30, was arrested after the body of Linda Sheard was found at an address in Port Mer Close, Brixington, near Exmouth, last Wednesday. He was arrested in Gloucester on Saturday before being charged with murder.