News Archive for August 2019
Officers investigating a fatal collision in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 31 August) are appealing for information.
On the first anniversary of the murder of Fidel Glasgow near to Club M in Coventry, his family will be hosting ‘Fidel’s Walk for Peace and Disclosure’.
Shotgun shells and imitation firearms, drugs and cash were seized today when police swooped on 14 addresses suspected of links to organised crime and illegal gambling dens.
Two brothers behind a Black Country car firm have been charged with fraud after scores of customers complained of being overcharged for repairs and conned out of money.
A prolific thief has turned her life around with the help of neighbourhood officer after being told she had just 12 months to live.
Caroline Best was a heroin and crack cocaine addict and has spent the last 15 years in and out of prison, due to shoplifting to fund her addiction.
Detectives investigating the death of Hashim Khan have charged a man with his murder.
The 37-year-old was discovered with serious injuries in Wilton Road, Birmingham just after 10.40pm on Friday (23 August) and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
Police are investigating after a taxi driver was lured to a street in Druids Heath and then stabbed during a robbery.
The driver went to Saxelby Close to pick up a passenger at around 11pm on Saturday (24 August).
Relatives of a father who was fatally stabbed in Sparkhill have today paid tribute to the ‘backbone of their family.’
Hashim Khan was discovered with serious injuries in Wilton Road at just after 10.40pm on Friday (23 August).
One of our newest crime-fighting canines has already shown a keen scent for suspects after sniffing out a group of suspected school burglars plus a wanted man who was hiding under a trampoline − all on her first tour of duty!
Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Coventry this morning (24 August).
Officers were called to the collision at the junction of Grayswood Avenue and Dulverton Avenue, Earlsdon, just after 8.30am.
Detectives have charged a man with the murder of 69-year-old Malcolm Turner following a flat fire in Coventry earlier this week.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally stabbed and four others were injured in Sparkhill last night (Friday 23 August).
Officers investigating a serious collision on Kenrick Way in West Bromwich just before 10.30pm on Wednesday (21 August), are appealing for information.
Two men have been arrested following the death of a man in a Coventry flat fire after a post mortem examination found he died from smoke inhalation. Police have also revealed they are probing a series of smaller fires in the area over recent weeks.
Reckless drivers who put lives at risk by speeding near pedestrian crossings are being hit with tougher penalties as part of a West Midlands Police crackdown.
Traffic officers are carrying out targeted operations in hotspot areas as part of a fresh drive to cut serious collisions.
Detectives investigating the death of Emmanuel Lukenga in Coventry have charged a fourth man with his murder.
A man has sadly died following a collision in Edgbaston yesterday (21 August).
Police were called to the junction of Osler Street and Reservoir Road shortly before 11am to reports of a collision between a car and a bicycle.
West Midlands Police have arrested a woman for questioning after a boy was found dead in a caravan in Birmingham this morning (22 August).
Detectives investigating the death of a man whose body was found inside a Coventry flat fire have confirmed they suspect the blaze was started deliberately.
West Midlands Police have charged a man over a shocking bus stop robbery in which a man with a walking stick was beaten to the floor with a metal bar.
10/09/2019 UPDATE - Olivia Labinjo-Halcrow jailed for 18 years.
This is the moment a Mercedes driver rolled his car after reaching 90mph as he tried to outrun police who had spotted him illegally racing.
Jamil Khan’s car hit another vehicle before his overturned and slid down the road on its roof.