Mr Thompson said it would pose a "challenge" before adding, "it's emergency funding and we'll use it really wisely".Read the full story ›
West Midlands Police has been rated "inadequate" for the way it records violent crime and sexual offences.Read the full story ›
A man in his 50s has been shot by police following a report of a man with a handgun in Bromsgrove.Read the full story ›
A 26-year-old man has been charged after a 30-year-old man was shot in the thigh in Kirkby-in-Ashfield on Monday (August 6).Read the full story ›
Tracey Evans was found inside a flat in Measham after officers were called to the property early on Monday morning (August 6).Read the full story ›
The family of Samantha Eastwood has issued a further tribute to her and thanked everyone for their support.Read the full story ›
Birmingham is the first city in the West Midlands to have youth workers based in A&E departments to help tackle youth violence.Read the full story ›
Leicestershire Police have released CCTV images of three men they want to identify and question in connection with the incident.Read the full story ›
Detectives investigating the death of Anthony Banting at a tram stop in Birmingham have charged a man with murder.
Alaeldien Ahmed is accused of killing Mr Banting, 57, at Soho Benson Road in Winson Green on 31 March. The father of four died from multiple stab wounds shortly after getting off a tram at 4.40pm.
The 26-year-old, of Eva Road, Winson Green, was arrested on Friday in connection with Mr Banting's death. He is due to appear before Birmingham Magistrates' Court tomorrow.