A care worker from Goldfield Court care home in Sandwell, West Bromwich has been suspended after residents and staff were taken ill with symptoms similar to food poisoning.
Housing and Care 21, which runs Goldfield Court in partnership with Sandwell Council has confirmed the suspension.
An arrest has been made after residents and staff were taken ill at Goldfield Court care home in Sandwell, West Bromwich.
An individual is assisting police in their inquires after several staff and residents showed symptoms similar to food poisoning.
Further tests and inquiries are under way to determine the exact nature and cause of the illness.
Sandwell social services, management of the home and healthcare professionals are assisting West Midlands Police in their investigation.
Sandwell Council, which runs Goldfield Court in partnership with Housing and Care 21, made no statement and referred enquiries to West Midlands Police.
The marathon runner and record breaker, Blind Dave, from West Bromwich has revealed his latest fundraising challenge which will take him to the desert.
Dave Heeley is the only blind person to have run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents. He also is the only blind person to have run and cycled from John O'Groats to Lands End which is the equivalent of ten marathons in ten days.
In April 2015, the charity fundraiser will take on the Sahara Desert, one of the toughest foot races on earth with a distance of more than 150 miles and soaring temperatures to contend with.
Motorway police in the West Midlands are warning drivers on the M5 to be careful after a drunken male was seen wandering down the carriageway.
Officers tweeted that a male was seen walking between junction 2 for West Bromwich and 1 for Oldbury.
Passers-by and an off-duty trainee paramedic helped save a man's life when he went into cardiac arrest after being hit by a car in West Bromwich this evening.
He and another man were both hit at a pedestrian crossing at the corner of High Street and Trinity Road at around 5.30pm. Both roads remain closed.
The man had suffered a serious head injury and had gone into cardiac arrest - but quick-thinking members of the public and the trainee ambulance worker managed to keep his heart going until emergency services arrived.
They managed to re-start his heart and he was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with a police escort.
The second pedestrian, in his 30s, was conscious and breathing but had suffered serious fractures to an arm and a leg. He was taken to the same hospital for further treatment.
The driver of the car was not hurt.
The High Street in West Bromwich is currently closed due to a serious incident where a car hit two pedestrians.
Sandwell Police have released CCTV images of a man thought to be responsible for an attempted robbery in a West Bromwich pharmacy. The images were captured in Beacon View Chemist on Beacon View Road at just before 10am on Saturday 15 February.
A man wearing women’s tights over his face and armed with a knife demanded sleeping tablets and cash, but the pharmacist fought the would-be robber off with a plastic box and chased him from the store.The robber is described as a heavily built white man, 6 ft 2 ins tall and aged between 20 and 30.
The incident is currently being linked to a robbery at PJ Ingram Pharmacy in West Bromwich High Street on Saturday 25 January shortly after 4.30pm, where a man fitting the same description demanded the same brand of sleeping tablets.
DC Thomas Cunningham-Smith, from Force CID, said: "We are linking these two incidents and we would like to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the CCTV or who has any information which will lead us to identify him."
One lane closed is on the A41 southbound due to a lorry fire and recovery work.
The lorry is the junction with Halford's Lane uutside The Hawthorns, between the M5 and Handsworth.
Congestion back to the M5 to leave the motorway at junction one, with queues tailing back to the southbound M6.
Thirty firefighters were called to tackle a blaze which swept through a West Bromwich scrap yard overnight.
Several cars were destroyed in the fire, which broke out at the yard in Lath Lane late yesterday evening.