A teenager has been jailed for more than 16 years for fatally stabbing a student from Birmingham after a fallout over a game of football.
Police in Nottinghamshire have hailed their recent gun amnesty a success. Dozens of illegal weapons and ammunition have been handed in.
Police are hunting for a thief who stole an iPhone from a 19-year-old man while he was having an epileptic fit in Solihull.
As Birmingham looks ahead to tonight's "Locke" film premiere on Broad Street, ITV News Central has been looking back at other Hollywood visits here.
Superstar Will Smith brought Broad Street in Birmingham to a standstill when he visited in 2005 for the premiere of his movie "Hitch". Watch as he greets the star-struck fans, and discusses the Brummie accent.
Chief Operating Officer of Leicester Royal Infirmary, Richard Mitchell says a report out showing patients visiting the Accident & Emergency department are having to wait longer than anywhere else in the country has a 'number of inaccuracies'.
Government figures show that almost 1 in 5 people are having to wait four hours before being seen at the Leicester Royal Infirmary where no more than 1 in 20 should have to wait that long.
Birmingham's no stranger to holding big premieres for British and Hollywood films. Ahead of tonight's "Locke" film premiere on Broad Street, here's a look at what happened when George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg came to the city, for "The Perfect Storm" premiere at Star City in 2000.
Broad Street in Birmingham is hosting the premiere of the film "Locke" tonight. It stars Tom Hardy, and is about a man who takes a series of phone calls while in his car going from Birmingham to London. Click here for the trailer.
Gizelle Smith, the daughter of a pensioner who was attacked as his car was stolen in Wolverhampton has spoken of how he feared for his life during the attack.
84-year-old Michael Green was attacked and dragged from his car outside the Trumpet Pub on High Street last friday evening.
He suffered a fractured hip and had to be operated on. His family have appealed for information.
A married couple have each been jailed for three years after being convicted of a series of offences of dishonesty at Lincoln Crown Court.
During the six-week trial jurors heard how husband and wife duo Peter Childs, 61, and Alison Childs, 48, exploited vulnerable members of the Lincoln and District Mencap charity (LDM) over a number of years through their financial handling of funds.
This charity, based on Tentercroft Street, Lincoln, had an affiliation to Royal Mencap, but operated independently and its purpose was to aid those with varying degrees of learning difficulties to live independently in the community.
The charity received charitable donations and also a grant from Lincolnshire County Council in order to operate.Some of the vulnerable members paid regular Utility and Maintenance Payments (UMP) to LDM for LDM to then pay their bills on their behalf.
Although some of this money was legitimately used for the purposes of paying bills, the amount required by Peter and Alison Childs of the members was far more than the amount of the bills. The Childs’ would then keep the surplus for themselves.
As hundreds of fans turn out in Birmingham tonight for the premiere of the new British film drama "Locke", ITV News Central looks back at some other film premieres to be held in the Midlands.
The comedy "Jadoo" which was filmed in and around Leicester's famous Golden Mile and Belgrave Road areas, had a big film premiere in the city last September. Click here for more on the premiere.
Dr Seuss' "The Lorax" held a big film premiere in Birmingham in July last year. Stars including Danny De Vito were in attendance. Click here for more on the premiere, and to see the now-famous "Troll foot" photo he promised he would share with ITV News Central.
This is the International Space Station in orbit over Gloucestershire yesterday but if skies are clear tonight you will have a very good chance of seeing it over the Midlands.
Stargazers should be able to see it with the naked eye even more clearly around 9.50pm over Birmingham and the surrounding areas.
What to look out for: it looks like a very bright star, moves quite quickly across the sky and it does not flash. If it is flashing it is a plane.