Aston Villa and Leicester City in FA abuse inquiry
Aston Villa and Leicester City are likely to be investigated by the Football Association in its inquiry into historical child sex abuse.
Birmingham and Smethwick attacks 'may have been carried out by same man'
Two "machete" attacks that left three people hurt, including a two-year-old, may have been carried out by the same man, police say.
Music acts revealed for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016
Robbie Williams, Laura Mvula, Gareth Malone and the Invictus Choir are to perform at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2016.
Three-quarters of West Midlands MPs abused, BBC learns
At least three-quarters of West Midlands MPs have been abused or threatened while doing their job, a BBC investigation finds.
Man jailed for life for murder of Wolverhampton father
A man has been jailed for life and will serve at least 29 years behind bars for the murder of a young father.
Man in court over Poppy Clarke's crash death in Sutton Coldfield
A 72-year-old man appears in court charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a three-year-old girls dies in a collision.