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A gang who ran a Class A drugs empire from a Wolverhampton pub have been jailed for more than 20 years after they were exposed by a covert police sting.
The mother of Mazammal Mahmood Butt has paid tribute to her son following his tragic death on Sunday 17 November.
Mr Butt, 27, was found with fatal stab injuries in Lozells Street just before 3.30pm.
Update Friday 22 November:
The convicted men have all been sentenced today to life in prison with the following minimum terms:
Borisovskis - 18 years
Lemezonas - 20 years
Medeckis - 20 years
A burglar with a string of convictions to his name – and a first police caution aged just 11 – has turned his back on crime thanks to support from a specialist West Midlands Police team tasked with rehabilitating prolific offenders.
Two West Midlands Police officers have been honoured for coming to the aid of a colleague who collapsed in the car park of Wednesfield police station.
A Birmingham man has been jailed for 10 years after admitting a raft of sexual offences against children.
Brian Topliss, formerly of Maitland Road, Alum Rock, was arrested in May 2016 after one of his former victims found the courage to tell police.
Three courageous cops have been recognised for their brave and selfless actions after saving a man’s life in Birmingham.
An inspector has been awarded for challenging a man armed with a machete in December last year.
Inspector Sarah Thomas-West was on her way to work, when she saw a man running through Wolverhampton train station and another man nearby with a slash injury to his ear.
A 36-year-old man has been arrested by West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit on suspicion of breaching licence conditions.
He was arrested on Wednesday 20 November from an address in Walsall.
A man has been arrested for murder and violent disorder following a CCTV appeal for information into the death of Fidel Glasgow last year.
Do you recognise anyone from this group? We want to speak to them following a burglary in Mary Street in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham on the evening of Tuesday 23 April.
It is believed five masked people jumped over the back fence of the garden and forced entry into the house.
A man and a woman have today (19 November) been charged with murder after a 27-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Lozells on Sunday (17 November).
A driver who lied to police about his involvement in a serious collision in Birmingham which badly injured two pedestrians has today (18 November) been jailed for six months.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed in Lozells this afternoon (November 17).
Officers found a man in his 20s with serious injuries in Lozells Street at just before 3.30pm.
More than £1million has been seized over the last year from travellers passing through Birmingham Airport who are suspected of using the port as a gateway to send money abroad for criminal gain.
Police are appealing for information after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision in Solihull yesterday (16 November).
Officers were called to Stratford Road, Shirley, after a man was struck by a car around 6.45pm.
A West Midlands Police officer who was seriously injured in a collision in Sandwell has today been named as Special Constable Resham Nahal.
A prominent gang member has been jailed after West Midlands Police officers intercepted him en route to carry out a suspected machete attack.
A man who was identified in less than 24 hours after a West Midlands Police appeal was released to trace a handbag thief, has been jailed for three years and two months.
Detectives investigating a stabbing in Erdington on Monday have today (15 November) charged a teenage boy.
Officers were alerted by ambulance colleagues after a 15-year-old boy was found with stab injuries at the junction of Beech Road and Sycamore Road at around 8pm.
Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a serious collision in Walsall this afternoon (14 November).
A lorry and a pedestrian were involved in the collision in Green Lane at the junction of Townend Street, at 3.10pm.
A man has been jailed for life for the murder of a rival he shot dead with a handgun in broad daylight in a Birmingham street.
Keanu Bedward opened fire and killed 28-year-old Remal Hunt in Church Road, Erdington, at midday on 18 April.