Detectives investigating the death of a woman in West Bromwich have been given an additional 36 hours to question a 52-year-old man.Read the full story ›
Residents in a street in West Bromwich had to be evacuated today after a live hand grenade was found.
People living within 25 metres of the explosive were temporary asked to leave their homes in Wyntor Lane while bomb disposal teams safely disposed of the grenade.
West Midlands Police said there were no injuries and no property damage as a result.
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder as officers investigate the discovery of a woman's body in a house in West Bromich.Read the full story ›
Fire crews, an ambulance and a paramedic had to be called after a man became trapped in a weights machine at a Black Country gym this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received the unusual call-out request to a gym in the centre of West Bromwich at just after 1pm.
The man had been working out using a heavy leg weight machine when he became trapped. Other people in the gym attempted to free him but eventually it fell to the fire service to help him out of the machine.
The man, believed to be in his forties, was treated for a fractured ankle. He was immobilised using a leg splint before being taken to Sandwell General Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
It was a tough start for West Brom in the Premier League as they lost 3-0 to Manchester City at home.Read the full story ›
West Brom have announced the club-record signing of Venezuelan striker Salomon Rondon for a fee in the region of £12m.Read the full story ›
Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert will undergo a medical at West Brom after they had a bid accepted for the England international.Read the full story ›
A four-year-old boy and a girl aged 12 months have miraculously escaped being shot, as gunmen fired at their family home in a quiet residential street in West Bromwich.
The children were asleep in the upstairs front bedroom of the semi-detached property in leafy Shaftesbury Street during the early hours of last Sunday morning, when the gunmen targeted the property.
A four-year-old boy and a girl aged 12 months have miraculously escaped being shot, as gunmen sprayed fired their family home.Read the full story ›
A Breaking Bad-style drugs gang led by a cancer victim - just like in the hit TV series - has been jailed for more than 80 years.Read the full story ›