Police said the woman's son and his guardian, both from Walsall, claimed she had died in a car crash in East Africa.Read the full story ›
The 4-month-old has suffered injuries to both arms and her head and has been taken to hospital.Read the full story ›
A baby in a pushchair has been hit by a car in Darlaston.
The baby has been taken to hospital but their condition is not known at the moment.
West Midlands Police said:
"Police have closed Pinfold Street in Darlaston following a collision between a car and a pushchair this morning. The collision took place at 10.15am."
Police are appealing for information after a man died when a car hit a wall in Pelsall, Walsall last night (11 February).
West Midlands Police were called to reports a blue Suzuki Swift had struck a wall in Lichfield Road at 7pm.
A passenger in the car, 22-year-old local man Ryan Coney, was confirmed dead at the scene.
In a statement his family said:
He was a keen and talented footballer who was much loved by all who were blessed to have met him.
Three others in the car suffered non-life threatening injuries.
Officers are appealing for anyone with information and may have seen the vehicle in the lead up to the collision to come forward.
Sergeant Alan Hands, from the West Midlands Police Collision Investigation Unit, said:
A young man has sadly lost his life and we have specialist officers offering his family support.
A robber armed with a handgun was forced to flee empty-handed when a shopkeeper fought him off - using pet repellent spray.Read the full story ›
More than £2,000 has been raised for Walsall Manor Hospital's respiratory unit after a 17-year-old girl died from an asthma attack.Read the full story ›
12-year-old schoolgirl Shahrin Ahmed, who went missing in Walsall, has been found.
West Midlands Police tweeted:
Good news: Missing 12-year-old Shahrin Ahmed has been found safe and well. Thank you all for sharing our appeal. https://t.co/lw00pS4AMw
Police are urgently trying to trace 12-year-old Shahrin Ahmed who failed to return home from her school in Walsall yesterday afternoon.Read the full story ›
West Midlands fire crews have been dealing with a burst gas main at a building in Walsall.
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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was found with fatal stab wounds at her home in Walsall this morning.
Police and ambulance crews were called to Gomer Street in Willenhall, just before midday and the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The scene has been cordoned off while forensic examinations take place.
The 46-year-old local man was arrested and remains in police custody.
Detectives are not looking for anyone else in connection with the woman’s death.