Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg from Birmingham will walk free from prison after prosecutors dropped seven terror charges against him linked to the civil war in Syria.
This is the moment a police officer from Sutton Coldfield was rammed against a lamp-post by a car being driven by a burglar during a police chase.
PC Pete McGinn was left fearing for his life and suffered multiple fractures to his legs and pelvis but is now back fighting crime after several operations.
A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody by magistrates, charged with the murder of a two-year-old boy from Coventry.
Toddler Khaleel Hussain died from a serious head injury at Birmingham Children's Hospital last year, having been taken to Coventry's University Hospital the previous day.
Keith Brown, from the Stoke area, will appear at Warwickshire Crown Court on Friday. A 24-year-old woman, Samina Kauser, has been charged with neglect and allowing the child's death.
Footballer Emile Heskey has joined a campaign to get 1,000 young people in Leicester to sign up to become bone marrow donors by joining the Anthony Nolan register.
A record-breaking bid to get 1,000 new donors signed up in just one day is being staged in the city, with eight stations set up at local landmarks.
As of 2.30pm this afternoon, they had hit 600 signatures - with the former Leicester and Birmingham player loaning his support to encourage others to follow suit.
The scheme is the brainchild of Leicestershire Police officer and leukaemia survivor Rik Basra, whose life was saved by an anonymous donation in 2011.
A care home in Leicester at the centre of allegations of mistreatment has been found to be unsafe by inspectors.
Fosse Court Care Home was closed by Leicester City council in July after 4 members of staff were arrested. They have been released and police say no further action will be taken.
But the Care Quality Commission uncovered a number of problems at the home including failures to prevent and identify abuse and poor medicine handling.
Owners plan to challenge the report's findings and are seeking legal advice.
The solicitors for Moazamm Begg have released a statement following his release.
The 45-year-old from Birmingham, who has previously been held in Guantanamo Bay, had been in custody for seven months awaiting a trial which was due to start on Monday.
He was released earlier today after prosecutors dropped seven terror charges against him.
CCTV has been released of a man acting suspiciously by police investigating three arson attacks in Birmingham within a week.
The man is spotted on the footage on 24th September hiding behind a car, before riding off on a bicycle towards Weston Lane.
Three fires have been set at the same building causing £100,000 worth of damage. A&S Supplies in Reddings Lane, Tyseley was targeted between 2am and 4am on 24, 27 and 29 September.