Staff at Dudley Zoo have today taken delivery of their latest arrival, a 20-month-old tiger from Germany.
A king has been crowned today at Dudley castle after hospital staff made a schoolboy's dream come true
Campaigners who want to save the art-deco Dudley Hippodrome from the bulldozers have collected 10,000 signatures.
A police investigation has been launched following a hit and run in Dudley in which a man was killed.
The man, whose identity has not yet been released, was hit by a vehicle which drove off without stopping on The Parade last night at around 8.50pm.
West Midlands Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
A man has died after being found with injuries on a street in Dudley.
Paramedics failed to save the man who was found on The Parade in Dudley at around 8.50pm yesterday.
– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman
Crews found a man lying in the road with serious injuries. Advanced Life Support was carried out but unfortunately despite best efforts of ambulance personnel nothing could be done to save the man who was confirmed deceased at the scene.
More details are expected later.
Postmortem examination results are due after a body thought to be a man wanted in connection with serious sexual offences was discovered in Claines in Worcestershire.
A manhunt was launched after Garry Foster disappeared with a gun from his home in Dudley on Sunday.
Officers have discovered the body of a man who they believe was wanted in connection with serious sexual offences.
Garry Foster was reported missing four days ago.
The body has not yet been formally identified.
Police have found the body of a man, believed to be Garry Foster.
The body was found in an area of Claines, South Worcestershire, just after 14:15 this afternoon.
The body has not been formally identified but police believe it to be Garry Foster, who has been missing from Dudley since Sunday 22 September.
Police say it is believed Mr Foster committed suicide with a firearm which has been recovered from the scene.
A man from Dudley accused of sexual offences has been missing for nearly four days and police believe he may be carrying a firearm.
It is understood Garry Foster has connections in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire.
– West Midlands Police Superintendent Andy Parsons
Mr Foster disappeared after allegations were made against him; these were of a serious sexual nature against people known to him and are part of a separate investigation by West Midlands Police.
Mr Foster is known to spend weekends or several days in remote locations, living off the land and using his firearms to shoot vermin and wildlife.
We're liaising with the farming community and urging them to be on the lookout for him and his vehicle, and similarly are asking walkers or hikers to report any potential sightings.
A man from Dudley has been missing for almost four days and police believe he may be carrying a firearm. Garry Foster is wanted in connection with serious sexual offences.
Up to 75 officers, including armed officers from both West Midlands and West Mercia police have been involved in the search for Garry Foster, who disappeared from his home in The Priory on Sunday afternoon (Sept 22) shortly after the sex offence allegations surfaced.
Police believe he could be using self-taught survival skills to lay low in remote countryside.
A recent image of Mr Foster together with a photo of his car, a blue-silver Mitsubishi Pajero with the reg plate L216 PTO, has been released to the public in the hope of tracking down the 53-year-old.
A roadside camera picked up his car, which is said to have distinctive yellow fog lights, in Worcestershire at 3.26pm on Sunday but there have been no further sightings.
The missing man, who has connections in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Staffordshire, is a registered firearms licence holder and it is understood he may be in possession of a 12-bore pump-action shotgun.
Midland pub companies are slashing their prices today as part of a national protest over VAT.
Holdens Brewery, based in Dudley, and Burton-on-Trent firm Punch Taverns are among 40 pub and restaurant chains across the UK cutting prices by 7.5 per cent.
The day of action has been organised to draw attention to the amount of tax paid by the hospitality sector.
Forty pubs and restaurants will cut their prices by 7.5 percent today in a protest against the amount of VAT paid by the hospitality sector.
Several chains and brands are taking part in the campaign, including JD Wetherspoon, Subway, Pret a Manger and Heineken.
A man believed to be carrying a shotgun has gone missing from his Dudley home.
Police have now released pictures of Garry Foster, from The Priory estate, who has not been seen since he left his home on Sunday afternoon.
The 53-year-old is a registered firearm owner and has a licence for a shotgun, which officers believe he may have taken with him.
Supt Andy Parsons, from Dudley Police, said officers were investigating whether he might be living off land in the countryside around south Staffordshire, Worcestershire or Shropshire, as he has links with areas west of Wolverhampton, Kidderminster, and Claverley.
He was driving a blue and silver Mitsubishi Pajero, which was last seen in the Kidderminster area.
Anyone who spots Garry is advised not to approach him, but to call police straight away.