Almost 300 suspected drink and drug drivers were caught during a West Midlands Police crackdown on those putting lives at risk at Christmas.
Officers from WMP and the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) arrested 251 motorists for being over the drink drive limit through December.
Two men have been charged with firearms offences after West Midlands Police officers found a loaded handgun at a Birmingham flat on Monday (29 Jan).
Officers arrested Lee Greenhouse and Gavin Fyffe after being called to Kimpton Close, Druids Heath, at 2.20pm on Monday.
West Midlands Police faces an exciting and challenging future as it sets out how local people can join in the fight against crime as the region gets ready to host a City of Culture and the Commonwealth Games.
West Midlands Police have launched a murder enquiry after a man found badly beaten at an address in Small Heath last night died from his injuries.
West Midlands Police have released the number of times spit and bite guards have been used by officers since they were introduced 50 days ago.
Last year, 4,500 operational officers were issued with the extra equipment and since 12 December they have been used on 40 occasions.
Police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old woman from Erdington after a body was found in South Road just after 2am this morning (Monday 29 January).
A 52-year-old man from South Road has been arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody this morning.
Three men and a teenager have been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary after a 37-year-old had his car keys and mobile phone stolen.
A survivor of the Rotherham sex abuse ring − who helped bring down the paedophile network by disclosing years of abuse − is backing a West Midlands Police and community project aimed at tackling child exploitation.