The latest stories from the Birmingham & Black Country section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 59 min 9 sec ago
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 15:51
A man who claimed he was sexually assaulted by former chancellor of the exchequer Kenneth Clarke is cleared of perverting the course of justice.
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 14:46
Two privately-run West Midlands jails are given the second highest rating in national prison statistics.
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 14:10
The listing of tickets to a public police misconduct hearing on an events website are called "insensitive".
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:55
Members of the Muslim community in Birmingham want anti-terrorism CCTV cameras put up in their areas, police say.
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:06
Warwickshire director of cricket Dougie Brown calls their performance in the heavy One-Day Cup defeat by Essex "abject".
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:45
Passers-by in Perry Barr, Birmingham, saved the life of a man who had been stabbed, police say.
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 11:01
A would-be taxi driver who faked a letter from the New York Police Department (NYPD) in a bid to get a licence is rumbled.
Thu, 07/30/2015 - 10:26
A German-owned manufacturer will open a new £12m base in Birmingham.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:45
Essex openers Mark Pettini and Tom Westley hit centuries as their side thump Warwickshire by 152 runs at Chelmsford.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:07
A former England footballer talks about his experiences of cycling the Tour de France route with shamed rider Lance Armstrong.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:17
A council that ordered contractors to paint "keep clear" markings outside bulldozed Penn Fields School has said the work was done "in error".
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:16
League One side Burton Albion sign 21-year-old Wolves winger Zeli Ismail on loan until January.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:53
A woman travelling with three children is arrested on suspicion of preparing to go to Syria to engage in terrorism.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 06:58
Some police forces, including West Midlands Police, are using overtime to cover gaps caused by staff shortages, BBC Radio 5 live has found.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 02:21
A police force set to lose more than 2,500 jobs may not be able to maintain a "quality" service, the police commissioner says.
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 00:37
A woman from the West Midlands died in a canyon in Arizona after leaving her husband and son while hiking, police say.
Tue, 07/28/2015 - 18:37
A man is found guilty of killing his mother-in-law in a revenge attack after his wife left him.
Tue, 07/28/2015 - 18:29
Defender Jonathan Grounds signs a contract extension with Birmingham City, keeping him with the club until June 2017.
Tue, 07/28/2015 - 18:22
A woman who baked an "almost life-sized" Johnny Depp cake joins a group of cake designers to celebrate author JK Rowling's birthday.
Tue, 07/28/2015 - 14:16
'The Analyst' Simon Hughes guides us through highlights of the memorable second Ashes Test of 2005 at Edgbaston.
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