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Birmingham parents convicted of causing son’s death

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Friday 19 December 2014

The parents of Birmingham toddler, Levi Blu Cassin, have today (19 December) been found guilty of causing or allowing the 22-month-old’s death.

Danielle Cassin, aged 26, of Frensham Close, Chelmsley Wood, and Marcus Piper, aged 31, of no fixed abode, were this morning found guilty following a four week trial at Birmingham Crown Court.

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Ground-breaking ban for Black Country car cruisers

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Friday 19 December 2014

Car cruising will be banned across the Black Country after a ground-breaking injunction was secured by four local authorities. 

WolverhamptonDudleySandwell and Walsall councils, working in partnership with West Midlands Police, secured the injunction from the High Court in Birmingham on Monday 1 December, 2014. 

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Appeal after man loses life in Pheasey collision

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Friday 19 December 2014

Police are appealing for information after a man died in Pheasey on Monday evening (15 December). 

Officers were alerted by the ambulance service following reports of a motorbike crash on Queslett Road at around 8.10pm.

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Just two weeks left to recognise unsung community crime-fighters

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Friday 19 December 2014

Two hundred community crime-fighters from across the West Midlands have been nominated for the policing equivalent of the Oscars.

And with just two more weeks before nominations close, people are being urged to get their forms in quickly.

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Teen trio arrested after pistol found hidden in car

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Friday 19 December 2014

A man and two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences after a handgun was found by police hidden in a car in Birmingham city centre this morning.

A member of the public pointed out the trio, who they believed were acting suspiciously, to officers patrolling the city’s nightlife hub at around 1am.

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