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West Bromwich shooting: Shocking footage shows drive-by attack on house while children slept upstairs 

29 Jul 15

Homeowner Lucy Taylor and her children have been left terrified after gunmen sprayed shots indiscriminately at her house&#xa…


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Mum arrested on suspicion of child neglect after ‘abandoning son, aged 2, for SIX HOURS to visit boyfriend’ 

26 Jul 15

West Midlands Police officers visited her address in Walsall to find the door open and the toddler home alone…


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Two engineers seriously injured while working in residential street after crash 

20 Jul 15

The men – believed to be in their twenties – were working on a communications box in Wolverhampton…


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‘Goodyear workers who swap Wolverhampton for Mexico could go completely Potosi about this city’ 

16 Jul 15

US tyre giant has offered laid off Wolverhampton workers new jobs in Mexico.


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Goodyear workers laid off by tyre giant offered new jobs – if they move to Mexico 

16 Jul 15

Workers in Wolverhampton have been told they can apply for identical jobs – if they are willing to move an astonishing 5,346 miles away…


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Queen Elizabeth I’s ‘lover’ once owned this historic estate – on the market at £10m 

15 Jul 15

Honiley Hall was once owned by rich courtier Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, who reportedly proposed to Queen Elizabeth I several times – only to be knocked back&#xa…


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Shocking acid and knife assault on shopkeeper is caught on CCTV as police hunt attacker 

10 Jul 15

The CCTV records the moment the attacker walks calmly into the shop in Tividale and up to the counter where an unsuspecting Mohammed Tariq is stood.


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Baljit Singh murder: Man makes last-minute confession to murdering father and dumping body in basement 

8 Jul 15

Baljit Singh's body was found in the basement of the house in Rowley Regis, where Stuart Millership lived&#xa…


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Disabled woman gets £65k payout after hospital staff pulled limbs off doll she believed was her child 

6 Jul 15

Her family fear Susan Hearsey may never recover from the ‘inhumane treatment’ she suffered while at the
Walsall Manor Hospital…


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Wolverhampton road rage attack: Man left unable to walk after knee cap is broken in vicious assault 

1 Jul 15

The man was set upon by the driver of another car and another man who appeared at the scene…


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Watch moment brave teen soldier fought two armed thugs as they tried to steal his new motorbike 

23 Jun 15

Tom Joiner, 17, suffered head injury after being attacked on the drive of his nan’s house in Walsall…


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Head teacher suspended amid claims student sat GCSE exam early so he could go on HOLIDAY 

11 Jun 15

Investigation launched after parents raised concerns about cheating during exams at Moreton School in Wolverhampton…


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Blind marathon runner left devastated after restaurant turned him away because of his GUIDE DOG 

31 May 15

Charity champion Dave Heeley – known affectionately as “Blind Dave” – had gone with his family for a meal the Prezzo in New Square shopping centre, West Bromwich…


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Pork scratchings reinvented as healthy super food as athletes help give lardy snack an image makeover 

30 May 15

The Black Country pub favourite was once considered extremely unhealthy due to a high fat and salt content but a new version aims to change its reputation…


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Driver who killed teenage brother and cousin in horror crash avoids jail after heartbreaking pleas from devastated mum 

21 May 15

Miles Cash was just 17 at the time that he lost control of his Citroen Berlingo, overturned and ploughed into a pub at night on a pitch-black country road…


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‘I can’t lose another son’: Mother’s heartbreaking plea to judge after son kills brother and cousin in crash 

21 May 15

Miles Cash was just 17 at the time that he lost control of his Citroen Berlingo, overturned and ploughed into a pub at night on a pitch-black country road…


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Lidia Pascale: Man who battered prostitute to death before dumping body in wheelie bin is jailed for life 

19 May 15

Matthew Cherrington, 32, arranged for Lidia Pascale to visit his home in West Bromwich near Birmingham before he brutally murdered her in a “savage killing…


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Britain First: Far right party leader threatens to bury pig at mosque construction site 

10 May 15

West Midlands Police has now confirmed that  speeches made at a rally in Dudley on Saturday had been “closely monitored…


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Runner who lost car after Marathon reunited with vehicle 10 days later 

29 Apr 15

Jason Matthews had travelled to Manchester from Wolverhampton but couldn’t remember where he had parked his  Saab 93 Sport…


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Miracle escape for residents as car careers off road and smashes into conservatory on quiet street 

29 Apr 15

It has been reported nobody was hurt when the silver Toyota found itself almost completely inside the house extension near Wolverhampton…


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Marathon runner loses his car – after forgetting where he parked it 

27 Apr 15

Eight days after taking part in the Manchester event, Jason
Matthews, from Wolverhampton, still hasn’t been reunited with his Saab 93 Sport…


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Is Tory councillor’s election rap the most cringeworthy vote-winner of the campaign? 

21 Apr 15

Tupac-loving pharmaceutical manager Zahid Shah, 47, said his part of Wolverhampton has ‘really changed / The area has become deranged…


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Police hunting woman after despicable thief steals from lady while she having severe epileptic fit 

19 Apr 15

The victim collapsed to the ground at a shopping centre in Dudley, West Midlands, and began violently fitting in a seizure that lasted 20 minutes.


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Boy, 13, becomes one of Britain’s youngest convicted murderers after stamping on woman’s face in brutal robbery 

17 Apr 15

Petri Kurti, 13, punched and stamped on Glynis Bensley, 47, in a brutal robbery in Smethwick, West Midlands…


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Curry restaurants and takeaways using banned food colouring despite health fears 

11 Apr 15

Seven out of eight chicken tikka masala dishes contained sunset yellow and red ponceau 4R, banned since 2013 in Walsall…