A 22-year-old man was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a "bright and popular" teenager on a bus as she travelled to school.
West Midlands Police have launched a manhunt after a 16-year-old girl was fatally stabbed on a bus in Birmingham on her way to school.
A recording of a woman calling 999 because she had forgotten her laptop password is among a number of time-wasting calls being made public.
Two men arrested after a flare hit a linesman during a Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park have been released on bail.
West Midlands Police have said on Twitter:
Two men arrested on suspicion of throwing a smoke-bomb at yesterday's Villa v Spurs game have been bailed with strict conditions.
The FA has said it will investigate an incident in which an assistant referee was hit by a flare during today's Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur.
A spokesman said it "highlight the dangers of pyrotechnics being used in a football stadium":
An FA spokesman said: "The FA will investigate this matter, which is unacceptable." ...
"We will await the match officials' report and will be speaking to the clubs." ...
... "Such incidents highlight the dangers of pyrotechnics being used in a football stadium."
Two men, aged 25 and 27, have been arrested after a flare hit a linesman during the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park, West Midlands Police have said.
Television replays showed a missile being fired from the away section after Andros Townsend's first-half opening goal in Spurs' 2-0 away win.
An assistant referee has been struck by a flare fired from the away section during the first half of the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur at Villa Park.
David Bryan was hit by the flare as Spurs fans celebrated the game's opening goal, which was scored by England winger Andros Townsend in the 31st minute.
A police officer with West Midlands Police has been arrested in connection with a large-scale corruption inquiry into the leaking of confidential information.
The 42-year-old man who is employed as a police community support officer has been suspended pending further inquiries.
He was arrested at an address in Sandwell in the West Midlands on Thursday on suspicion of misconduct in a public office.
A further two individuals and one woman have been detained on suspicion of procuring misconduct in a public office.
All four have since been released on bail.
Hearing aids, false teeth and even underwear are among the items that have been handed into the lost property store of West Midlands Police.
Today the force has been tweeting updates under the hashtag #wmpproperty, to give users an insight into the force's lost property department.
Tweets today revealed that last year a total of 22,930 items found their way into the lost property store. Among those items were 499 handbags, 2,303 wallets and purses and 1,416 driving licences.
Ten men have been charged with sexually exploiting at least five teenage girls in Coventry, West Midlands Police said.
The men are aged between 19 and 30 years and are charged with a range of offences including rape, sexual assault and trafficking.
The charges relate to the alleged exploitation of five vulnerable girls between May and September last year. They were aged between 16 and 18 at the time of the alleged abuse.
West Midlands Police have said a 44-year-old officer struck by a car in Birmingham has suffered multiple fractures and is in a "serious but stable" condition:
The 44 year old police officer injured in the incident is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after suffering multiple fractures
The man has been remanded to appear before court in the morning. He is also charged with dangerous driving, burglary and assault.
A 50-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after a police officer was struck by a car in Oval Road in Erdington, Birmingham on Friday.