The Home Secretary has criticised two Midland police officers accused of a shocking f-word rant against an alleged domestic violence victim.
Cars which belong to Olympic athlete Kelly Sotherton and her boyfriend Nathan Douglas have been destroyed by fire in Sutton Coldfield.
Two police officers have been accused of leaving an expletive-riddled voicemail message on the phone of a suspected domestic abuse victim.
Buses not serving South Parade, Sutton Coldfield due to a buliding fire. Services will be terminating on the Ring Road.
Crews currently dealing with a 5 pump fire @nationwidebuildingsociety in Lower Parade Sutton Coldfield.
Sutton Coldfield MP Andrew Mitchell says a Royal Commission could be needed to examine how to restore the public's trust in the police.
Mr Mitchell was alleged to have called police officers plebs on downing street - but an officer has since pleaded guilty to lying about the incident.
It comes as an ITV survey has revealed only half those questioned said they trusted the police.
The number of children being put into care is continuing to rise. The Fostering Network says there is a shortage of foster carers, particularly for teenagers, and siblings.
Joy and Steven Jelfs from Burbage in Leicestershire, have three children of their own, and foster two sets of siblings between 10 and 18 years old. Steve considers fostering to be a rewarding experience.
A pedestrian has died after being hit by a car in the Four Oaks area of Sutton Coldfield. It happened on Mere Green Road at around six o'clock yesterday evening. The man, who police believe was in his 80s, died in hospital.
A 90 year-old Sutton Coldfield grandmother has finally graduated 70 years after gaining her degree.
Gene Hetherington earned a BA in Commerce in August 1943 but could not attend the ceremony at the University of Manchester due to her involvement in the war.
Following her studies she immediately went to work as an auditor in aircraft factories.
She finally graduated on the same day as her granddaughter, Rachel, 23, picked up her law degree in the same ceremony.
Mrs Hetherington described the ceremony at the university's historic Whitworth Hall as "wonderful", saying she was especially pleased to pick up the award alongside her granddaughter.
Students at a school in Sutton Coldfield have donated hundreds of teddy bears to the Philippines. The Philippine Embassy in London asked for people to send toys to the children affected by the recent typhoon disaster.
Children at a school in Sutton Coldfield have been packing up their teddy bears, ready to be sent out to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Students and pupils at Bishop Vesey's Grammar School have donated hundreds of cuddly toys, after the Philippine Embassy in London said they wanted people to send toys to the children affected by the disaster - to help cheer them up.
A five-year-old girl was today recovering in hospital after being hit by a car in Sutton Coldfield.
The youngster was in Little Sutton Road in Four Oaks when she was hit by a black Renault Clio.
Police have now launched an appeal for information about the accident.
The child was taken to hospital by ambulance, where police say she continues to be treated for "serious but not life-threatening" injuries.
A 20-year-old woman was spoken to by police.
Sgt Paul Hughes said officers were particularly keen to speak to another driver who stopped at the scene of the accident, which happened at around 6.20pm on November 1, and who may have seen what happened.