A man who attacked the elderly in their homes is jailed for life. Warning: article contains graphic image of injuries.
Sexual assault referral centres in the Midlands say that recent celebrity abuse convictions have prompted a rise in reports.
The white tennis dress made famous in the iconic 1970s Tennis Girl poster has been sold for £15,500 at an auction in the West Midlands.
A body has been discovered at the scene of a factory fire in Nottinghamshire, police have revealed.
Police and firefighters made the discovery while examining the building in Lortas Road, Basford, after the blaze ripped through the building in the early hours of this morning.
The fire broke out at around 1.20am. It was under control by 7.30am, but left the building badly damaged.
Investigations are now underway to establish the identity of the body, as well as determine the cause of the fire.
Lortas Road remains closed between Nottingham Road and Westbury Road.
A timelapse video has been released by Network Rail, showing the progress of the £600 million revamp of Birmingham New Street.
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It comes after it was announced the new station will reopen in September next year.
A HGV driver has been taken to hospital after his lorry crashed, toppling over onto its side on the M6 motorway in Warwickshire.
Paramedics were called to the southbound carriageway, between junction two for Coventry and one for Rugby, shortly before midday today.
The lorry had landed on its side, blocking two lanes and trapping the driver - a man in his 50s - inside the cab.
He had suffered shoulder, neck, back and rib pain in the crash, and was taken to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire after being cut free for further treatment.
Lawford Road leading into the centre of Rugby completely flooded. Please avoid the area.
Two men have been remanded in custody charged with the murder of a man found shot dead in a car in Rugby.
Jordon Banton, aged 23, was killed in Newton Road shortly after 11.40am on Friday (July 25).
Darell Akins, aged 28, of Follager Road, Rugby, and Paul Clarke, aged 34, of Bluebell Close, Rugby, appeared at Coventry Crown Court today and were both remanded in custody until their next hearing on October 9.
A 27-year-old male arrested on Tuesday 29 July has been released on police bail while investigations continue.
Anyone with information is urged to call Warwickshire Police on 101.
The A61 Dronfield bypass is closed in both directions due to a serious road collision involving a Citroen car and a cyclist.
Exactly two weeks since a mother of three from Birmingham went missing, her family are appealing for help to find her.
52-year-old Eve Cullen has not been seen since leaving her home in Hollywood on17 July at around 2:30pm.
Her husband, Peter, and children, including her daughter Laura, are urging anyone who may have seen her to contact police. They have also sent out a plea to Eve for her to get in touch.