Detectives are at the scene at Gilbertstone Recreation Ground in Moat Lane. A forensic tent has been erected in the play area while investigations are carried out.
Birmingham MP Liam Byrne has reacted to the news of the jobs cuts at Birmingham City Council by blaming the Government for "destroying the city."
It was announced yesterday that the council were facing a difficult financial situation.
Forty firefighters are at the scene of a large blaze at a scrap metal and waste centre in Eastfield, Wolverhampton.
People in the Monmore Green and Horseley Fields areas are being asked to stay indoors and keep their windows closed due to the thick black smoke currently billowing over the area.
A man will appear in court later this month after walking onto the pitch during the local derby between Nottingham Forest and Derby County.
20-year-old Joshua Brough, from Heanor, was one of seven fans arrested in the 1-1 draw on Sunday at the City Ground.
Two other men, aged 43 and 24, have been bailed pending further enquiries.
A murder inquiry won't be launched into the death of a man in Birmingham.
His body was discovered at Gilbertstone Recreation Ground in Yardley this morning.
The death is not being treated as suspicious and has been referred to the coroner.
An eight-year-old pupil has been excluded from a Birmingham primary school after allegedly threatening another classmate with a knife in the toilets.
It's reported to have taken place at Wheelers Lane Primary School in Kings Heath on the last day of term.
Parents have criticised the school for not contacting the police on the day of the incident and some had threatened to withdraw their children after the pupil returned last week.
Since then the child has been temporarily excluded.
The West Midlands has had the largest annual fall in unemployment in the UK.
That's according to the latest unemployment figures which show that employment has risen by 57,000.
Nationally the number of people claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance has now dropped below 1 million and unemployment has seen the largest annual fall in a quarter of a century.