Birmingham’s new Organised Crime Team has taken drugs worth £72,000 and a gun off the streets with two major recoveries less than 24 hours apart.
Detectives are investigating after a boy aged 15 was shot in Coventry city centre.
Police were called to Cross Cheaping at around 11.10pm yesterday.
Students from two Walsall schools recently spent some time with our operations department to thank them for their work on an emotive banner of pledges against knife crime.
Police are currently on College Road, Kingstanding, following reports of a stabbing at around 3pm today (19 July).
A boy, believed to be aged 17, has been taken to hospital after suffering serious injuries.
A Birmingham man has been jailed today (Friday 19 July) after admitting being a member of the banned extreme right wing neo-Nazi group Nation Action.
Police are appealing for information following a serious collision on Stratford Road in the Shirley area of Solihull at 11.30pm last night (Thursday 18 July).
The collision involved a black Ford Fiesta and a red Audi A3 on the roundabout at the junction with Marshall Lake Road.
Detectives investigating the death of Emmanuel Lukenga in Coventry have charged two more men with his murder.
Detectives investigating a carjacking where a four-week-old baby was still inside are appealing for witnesses a year on from the incident.
Birmingham mum, Clare O’Neill, was injured when thieves stole her Audi A3 with her baby daughter Eliza still inside.
West Midlands Police has charged three men with conspiring to kill a man who was shot dead in a drive-by shooting in Birmingham.
Victim Dante Mullings was one of three men in a car parked in St Vincent Road West, Ladywood, on 7 May when a vehicle pulled up alongside and shots fired.
A child sex attacker has been jailed for 15 years after a West Midlands Police investigation exposed six months of abuse.
Tyrone Kirnon, from Quinton, carried out a series of sex attacks against a girl until she bravely came forward to speak to officers in January last year.
A man has been jailed for life after attacking and killing his pensioner ‘friend’ following a booze fuelled violent outburst in Smethwick last year.
Palvinder Singh Hayre, aged 51, attacked 70-year-old Gurmukh Singh who had stayed at his home in White Road on 23 November.
Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill last week have arrested two men today (18 July).
Malik Hussain, aged 35, was found with serious injuries in Baker Street at around 11.20pm last Friday, (12 July) and was sadly confirmed dead at the scene soon afterwards.
Three men have been jailed for 17 years after a sawn-off shotgun, knives and drugs were recovered following a West Midlands Police swoop.
Detectives investigating the murder of Dante Mullings have arrested four men.
Dante, aged 23, was found with fatal injuries in St Vincent Road West in Ladywood, Birmingham following reports of a shooting just after 5pm on Tuesday 7 May.
Four Sandwell schools have come together at a local community centre to speak and make a stand against knife crime.
West Midlands Police broke-up an illegal car cruise gathering in Birmingham on Sunday night (14 July) − and has vowed to take firm action against any street racers involved.
As part of West Midlands Police’s determination to tackle violent crime, the force is taking part in a national two week firearms surrender led by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS).
A haul of drugs and weapons has been recovered during a Birmingham city centre crackdown involving the force’s crime-fighting canines!
Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill have named the victim as Malik Hussain - as a plea for dash cam footage to assist the murder probe is launched.
Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Birmingham city centre this morning (Saturday 13 July).
The pedestrian was struck by a car in Heath Mill Lane, Digbeth, at around 3.20am.
A murder investigation is under way after a man was fatally stabbed in Sparkhill last night (Friday 12 July).
Officers were called after a man in his 30s was discovered with serious injuries in Baker Street around 11.20pm.
A teenager has today (15 July) been sentenced to 19 years in jail for murdering Sidali Mohamed, after he was stabbed outside a college in Birmingham earlier this year.
“It’s OK to be Muslim and gay”.
That’s the message from a man whose fiancé committed suicide after his strict Muslim family refused to accept his sexuality – and who’s now set up a charity offering support to others who are fearful of coming out to their parents.