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Two arrests and gun recovered after shot fired in Northfield street

West Midlands Police have arrested two men and recovered a sawn-off shotgun after a car window was shot out in a Northfield street in...

#BrumBins: Council apologise for missed collections

Birmingham City Council have apologised for missed refuse collections due to adverse weather conditions and asked residents to continue to report missed collections and...

Police investigate after man’s body sadly found in social club car park

West Midlands Police were called to Longbridge Social Club body of a 62 year old man was found outside last night. The man was...

Record turnout for charity’s Jingle Bell Jog

Birmingham St Mary’s Jingle Bell Jog had 700 Santas taking part in the festive fundraiser – smashing last year’s numbers by more than 200 participants. The...

Staple Lodge stabbing: 15 year old arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

A 15 year old boy has been arrested today as West Midlands Police officers continue to investigate a serious stabbing in West Heath on...

Commonwealth Games are coming to Birmingham

Birmingham will have the opportunity to show the world that the U.K.’s second largest city is more than equipped to host an international multi-sporting...

Teen in critical condition in hospital following ‘targeted’ stabbing in Staple Lodge Road

An 18 year old lad is in a critical condition after being stabbed in what is believed to have been a targeted attack in Staple...

Local teen jailed after ramming police car with stolen Nissan

An 18 year old banned driver who rammed a police car in a stolen Nissan last month has been jailed for three years.  Reece Williams-Brown...

Teens arrested as neighbours call in Bournville break in

Two teenagers were arrested on suspicion of burglary after vigilant residents spotted them breaking in to a neighbour's home in Bournville in the early...

THANK YOU! Hundreds of gifts donated for local children affected by domestic violence

Hundreds of gifts have been donated by the local community to a Christmas Toy appeal by Morrisons superstore in Rubery and community organisation B31...

Don’t suffer in silence this Christmas: local support

While Christmas is a happy, family time for many, it rarely comes without stress or strain. For those who may already be feeling vulnerable, for...

[UPDATED] Six sadly killed in serious city centre collision

Please support the Birmingham Mail's appeal to support the victims and families if you can: Donate UPDATE: West Midlands Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service...

Morning rush hour grinds to a halt as roads hit by rapid post-rain freeze

There was rush hour chaos for commuters as roads across South West Birmingham were hit by a big freeze this morning (Friday 15th December).  Many...

Dedicated staff walk miles through Arctic weather to Frankley animal centre

When access to the RSPCA's Birmingham Animal Centre in Frankley Green became cut off for due to wintery weather this past week, dedicated members...

Dog rescued from Weoley house fire – family of three safe

West Midlands Fire Service ensured the safety of a family of three and their dog following a fire in a Weoley Castle home yesterday...

#SWBrumSnowWatch Further disruption expected with more snow for Sunday and freezing temperatures

Residents are advised to take extra care if out and about and make sure they keep warm as the winter weather continues to bite...