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Lionel the cat cheated death after being shot through the head with a crossbow bolt.Read the full story ›
West Midlands Fire Service are en route to Great Barr to tackle a car fire on the Birmingham Road, heading towards the city centre.
Motorists are being warned to avoid the area.
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Police are investigating a stabbing at a Christmas Day pub fight.Read the full story ›
The M6 Northbound is blocked at J8 (M5) because of a vehicle fire.
There is currently congestion back to J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction.
The M6 Southbound is blocked between J6 A38(M) Aston Expressway Spaghetti Junction and J5 A452 (Castle Bromwich) because of a crash between a car and a motorcycle. It happened at around 7am this morning.
There is congestion back to J7 A34 (Great Barr).
Traffic has been stopped to allow an air ambulance to land.
Apologies: We're about to land an air ambulance on the M6 Jct 6 - 5 after a motorcyclist was injured in a crash with a car - traffic stopped
Two fire crews were called to the scene of a gas explosion in Great Barr this morning.
West Midlands fire service received a 999 call reporting the sound of an explosion just before 09:30am this morning.
Eight firefighters from West Bromwich went to the scene, where there was a small fire which was already out on arrival. Evidence suggests it was the result of a gas explosion at the semi-detached property.
The gas and electricity has been isolated and an ambulance called for precautionary checkups, although there is no suggestion that anyone has been injured at this stage.
A structural engineer has also been called to check the property.
The mother of a diabetic man who died after suffering an acute hypoglycaemic attack has spoken out to raise awareness the condition.Read the full story ›
A man's been jailed for three years for killing a man with one punch during a brawl at a pub in Great Barr on Good Friday.Read the full story ›
ITV News Central viewer Toby Langford has sent us this video of lightning in Great Barr at the end of last week.