A gunman who shot dead his best friend while ‘messing around’ with a gun in a Coventry flat is facing jail.
Armed police were called just after 1am on 7 December last year to reports that a man had been shot in the head at the property on Chepstow Close, Willenhall.
A burglary suspect was arrested after walking past a stolen Range Rover being guarded by plain clothes cops – and inadvertently popped open its doors with the keyless entry fob in his pocket!
An extra cash boost has been given to West Midlands Police to help tackle knife crime and youth violence.
The Home Office allocated over £7 million to the force last month in a bid to make the region safer.
The biggest names in British boxing have headed Stateside this summer – and the action is far from over!
As the West Midlands Police Boxing Team are aiming to follow in the footsteps of Tyson Fury by triumphing in America.
A former Birmingham delivery driver has been jailed after abusing teenage boys over two decades earlier.
David Stenhouse was a delivery driver and a minister at the time of the offences and he came to know his victims through his job and his work in the local community.
One of West Midlands Police’s most senior officers has vowed to continue serving the public for as long as possible despite his Motor Neurone Disease (MND) diagnosis − and has urged all employers to look past disability when recruiting.
A Birmingham carer has been jailed for ill-treating an elderly dementia patient in her own home.
Ashikiah Reid, from Erdington, was handed an eight-month prison sentence at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday (18 June) after pleading guilty to ill-treating the bed-bound 101-year-old.
A man wanted over a burglary spree was arrested after West Midlands Police officers found him hiding on an island in the middle of a nature reserve lake.
A speeding hit-and-run driver who killed a mum in Birmingham has been locked up.
Mohammed Shameel struck 38-year-old Noreen Akhtar on Stratford Road, Sparkhill, as she stepped into the road to get into her parked car on 16 June last year.
Three teenagers who held a boy captive for six hours - and tortured him for simply knocking over a drink - have been jailed after a West Midlands Police investigation uncovered the brutality of their attack.
West Midlands Police has doubled the strength of its Birmingham Organised Crime Unit as the force underlines its determination to tackle city gangs .
Four people have been honoured for bravely trying to save a man found drowning in a Wednesfield canal.
Sharon Dixon spotted a man falling headfirst into the canal on 10 July last year and, with the help of another passer-by Joseph Argyle, managed to pull him onto the towpath.
Three men have been convicted of beating a man to death with a dumbbell in his Walsall flat after West Midlands Police detectives uncovered vital forensics and CCTV evidence.
Officers and staff from across the force are supporting national Neighbourhood Watch Week with a range of activity across the region.
A hit-and-run driver who knocked down and killed a cyclist in Smethwick - then drove past the scene on the other side of the road minutes later - has been jailed.
An investigation has been launched after a man who was found with serious head injuries in Sandwell on Saturday 8 June has since passed away.
Police were called to a property in Yardley Close, Oldbury just before 1am and found seriously injured Amjad Khan.
Detectives investigating the death of 21-year-old Emmanuel Lukenga have arrested two men on suspicion of murder.
Officers investigating the murder of a man whose body was found in Birmingham on Thursday (13 June) have charged a man with causing his death.