One thousand cannabis farms have been raised by West Midlands Police in the last 18 months - an average of 3 or 4 a day.
The latest raid was of a Warehouse in West Bromwich containing a thousand plants with a potential street value of £500,000.
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."