Police are appealing for information after an elderly man from Dudley was robbed in his own home on New Year’s Eve.Read the full story ›
"As a family we are totally devastated and really need to find out the truth of what happened that night."Read the full story ›
A trial scheme to support families at a park in Dudley by excluding dogs from a small area is set to be made permanent.Read the full story ›
Dudley Zoo had a lot of leftover pumpkins from half term this year, so instead of wasting them, fed them to their animals.
Dudley Zoological Gardens Media and Communications Officer, Rachel Hickman, said:
Following our Hallowe’en events throughout half term we had a lot of leftover carved pumpkins and as we don’t waste anything here, keepers filled some up with favourite foods, while others were cut into pieces for many of our 1,500 strong animal collection to eat and they went down a treat!
A man in the same car was also injured and taken to hospital.Read the full story ›
'Now we’ve got Bud we can’t believe he’s been looking for a home for so long. He fits in so well already.'Read the full story ›
A victim of sexual abuse by a paedophile imam has criticised police after her attacker fled the country during the middle of his trial.Read the full story ›
A paedophile imam who was found guilty of abusing two young girls has absconded to Bangladesh while on bail, ITV News has learned.Read the full story ›
The party are looking for a new leader following the shock departure of Diane James after just 18 days in charge.Read the full story ›
A man who was found with head injuries in Halesowen in the early hours of Friday has died in hospital this morning.
Karl Swift, 33, from South Yorkshire, was taken to hospital in a critical condition after being found on New Road at around 12.30am.
Detectives are now treating the death as murder.
Two men, aged 23 and 58, who are both from the South Yorkshire area were arrested yesterday on suspicion of Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH). The pair have been bailed pending further investigation.
Our investigation is progressing and while we have now made two arrests we still need to speak to any witnesses who were in the area late on Thursday night into Friday morning.
We still believe there may have been an incident at the William Shenstone Wetherspoons pub in Halesowen prior to the victim leaving and we would ask anyone with information to call 101 as soon as possible.
Alternatively, information can be passed to the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.