A former chronic gambler who fell homeless after blowing up to £2,000 a night on his habit has turned his life around. Will, 31, told…View More 'I turned my life around after losing friends to my £2,000-a-night gambling'
A man has claimed he could not get into his home after an 8ft mound of rubbish was dumped by his doorstep. Paul Stephenson, 63,…View More Man 'can't get into home' because of 8ft mound of rubbish from next door
A police officer has been jailed for eight years for the manslaughter of ex-footballer Dalian Atkinson. Benjamin Monk, 43, Tasered Mr Atkinson, 48, for six…View More Police officer jailed for eight years after killing footballer with Taser
A man has admitted the manslaughter of a university worker after carrying out a series of knife attacks in Birmingham city centre. Zephaniah McLeod also…View More Birmingham stabbings: Zephaniah McLeod admits killing university worker after series of knife attacks
Two men hauled a driver out of his car and started punching him in a shocking attack captured on mobile phone footage in broad daylight.…View More Two men batter motorist in road rage attack before woman steps in to help him
A stalker was caught on camera trying to remove secret listening devices he planted in his neighbour’s house, including one on her bed. Leigh Jones,…View More Stalker caught removing listening devices he planted in neighbour's house
A healthcare assistant working on a COVID ward has been convicted of using a dead patient’s bank card to buy crisps, fizzy drinks and sweets…View More Hospital worker in Birmingham on COVID ward used dead patient’s bank card to buy crisps, sweets and fizzy drinks from vending machine
A 14-year-old boy stabbed to death in Birmingham has been named as Dea-John Reid, with police now investigating reports he was racially abused before his…View More Birmingham stabbing victim named as Dea-John Reid, 14, as police investigate racist abuse claims
A Birmingham MP has said the West Midlands motor industry is ‘mission critical’ with 114,000 future jobs hanging in the balance due to competition from…View More Birmingham MP warns 114,000 motor industry jobs could go overseas
A Birmingham mosque has been converted into a Covid vaccination centre as the city begins offering jabs 24 hours a day. Two people at a…View More Birmingham mosque converted into vaccine centre as city starts 24-hour jabs
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was killed in a suspected hit and run in Birmingham on Boxing Day. Emergency services were…View More Birmingham: Murder investigation launched after man dies in hit and run
Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital has cancelled all planned procedures after a spike in the number of ‘very sick’ patients. The trust that runs the hospital…View More Birmingham hospital scraps all planned procedures after surge in sick patients
“Well – we’ll have to get used to it again won’t we?” said Vicar David Warbrick to his congregation with a sigh. “For the next…View More Coronavirus: Birmingham businesses ‘weary’ of restrictions even before new rules kick in
More than 1.5 million people in the West Midlands are set to be plunged into a tier three lockdown, following a ‘very worrying’ surge in…View More Birmingham and West Midlands to move into tier 3 'imminently'