The attack was the latest serious knife crime in the Midlands after four stabbings – one fatal – in the space of just 24 hours last week.Read the full story ›
There are road closures in place in Walsall because of a 'severe house fire' that broke out overnight.
Broadway North Walsall is closed between the junctions with Sutton Road and Birmingham Rd.
We have 5 crews and an Aerial in attendance at property in Walsall. Fire started in roof space and is spreading to adjoining property
The father of a man serving life in jail for killing a man from the Black Country has been charged with conspiring to rob the victim.Read the full story ›
The "killer clown" craze is "seriously harming" the entertainment industry, a clown has said.Read the full story ›
There has been a fight-back against the 'killer clown' craze, as police received a call from a man in Peterborough who said he punched one in the face.
The man told officers he was walking along George Street in Woodston on Monday morning when a man jumped out in front of him wearing a clown mask and possibly had something in his hand.
The man said he then punched him in the face. He called police later that night to report concern for safety in the area.
Police across the region have been issuing warnings to people they may be committing public order offences by dressing up as 'killer clowns' and scaring or threatening people.
The craze of people dressing up as ‘killer clowns’ has led to more terrifying incidents across the region.Read the full story ›
A woman in Leicestershire was forced into labour early after a boy dressed up as a 'killer clown' jumped out in front of her.Read the full story ›
Shaniece Price said she nearly crashed her car after the masked figure ran towards her.Read the full story ›
The clown craze shows no sign of abating with one police force receiving 14 reports in 24 hours, but why is it sweeping across the UK?Read the full story ›
Heavy traffic due to a broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J10A M54 and J10 A454 / B4464, congestion on M6 to J8 M5. Lanes two and three (of three) were briefly closed.