A Coventry man has today pleaded guilty to the murder of his friend and neighbour.
Unemployed Edwin Pyott, aged 43 of Langlodge Road, Holbrooks, stabbed Danny McDermott to death on Tuesday 10 February.
Mr McDermott, aged 44, a father of one who lived in the same block of flats, died two days later.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was racially abused and threatened on a bus in Birmingham in what officers described as a “racist and Islamophobic” attack.
A 22-year-old woman was travelling on the number 50 bus along Alcester Road, Moseley at 1.50pm on 24 November, when she was subjected to racist verbal abuse from another passenger.
The family of a man who died as a result of a collision on a hospital car park earlier this month have paid tribute to their loving father.
Ivan Tranter, from Kingswinford had parked his car on 3 November and was walking across the car park of Russells Hall Hospital when he was struck by a car reversing into a space.
Police are appealing to the driver of a dark 4x4 to come forward after a man died in a Stourbridge collision last night (29 November).
Officers were called to High Street Amblecote at the junction of Brettell Lane at around 6.50pm following reports that a car had hit a man and had driven away from the scene.
A 66-year-old was treated by paramedics but despite their best efforts died a short time later.
Parents caught in abusive relationships this Christmas are being urged to break free from aggressive partners with help from the police and support agencies.
That’s the message from West Midlands Police in a seasonal domestic abuse campaign − launching today (Nov 30) in the countdown to Christmas − stressing how youngsters growing up in violent households can suffer long-term emotional and psychological damage.