Express And Star Tue, 15 Dec 2015 12:00:00 +0000Fitness sessions scrapped in Walsall Council bid to save £260,000
Free fitness sessions will be scrapped by Walsall Council in a bid to save £260,000, under new plans.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:28:08 +0000TEN fare dodgers cause rail delays after police called
Police were called when a group of up to ten fare dodgers caused disruption on a train between Hednesford and Birmingham today.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:02:27 +0000WATCH: Cousins jailed for knife raid on terrified Co-op staff
This is the moment two cousins robbed a Co-op while wielding a knife and a dumbbell bar.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 10:00:00 +0000Defibrillator case smashed by vandals
Vandals have put lives at risk by smashing into a publicly accessible cabinet containing a life- saving defibrillator in Lichfield.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:27:56 +0000Protein supplements worth £15,000 stolen from Wolverhampton fitness shop
Protein supplements worth £15,000 have been stolen from an fitness shop in Wolverhampton.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:15:53 +0000Face of a 16-year-old killer: Three face jail for 'brutal, sudden and shocking' knife murder
‘Sudden, shocking and brutal’. The words of police describing the attack by teenagers Abdullah Atiqzoy and Sadam Khan Essakhil who face life behind bars for their ‘barbaric violence’ which left one man dead and another fighting for his life.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:00:00 +0000Stafford horror blast inspires new training complex
It was a fire that obliterated the front of a Stafford home, showering bricks and bits of glass onto the street.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:00:00 +0000Junior doctor lied about her qualifications
The career of a former Wolverhampton hospital junior doctor who falsified documents relating to her experience and qualifications when applying for a new job now lies ‘in tatters’, a court heard.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:59:05 +0000Justice for Josh Morgan: Thousands sign petition to increase sentences for attackers who left barman fighting for life
More than 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for the ‘unacceptable’ sentences handed to two men who left a barman fighting for his life following a vicious attack to be lengthened.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:47:39 +0000West Midlands Police join Paris terror probe amid 'Birmingham link' reports
Counter-terrorism experts from West Midlands Police are supporting investigations into the Paris attacks amid reports the mastermind behind the atrocity had pictures of locations in Birmingham on his phone.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:28:18 +0000Don't miss your Nativity special in today's Express & Star!
We asked for your finest nativity photos – and you have not let us down.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:14:41 +0000West Midlands Police condemned on sex cases: More is needed to protect our children
More needs to be done to ensure children in the West Midlands are protected from sexual abuse, a police inspector today said.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:10:09 +0000Former Stafford Hospital trust to be sentenced over four patient deaths
The now-defunct NHS trust which ran Stafford Hospital is set to be sentenced for safety breaches connected to the deaths of four elderly patients.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:10:02 +0000Sex offenders not monitored and vulnerable children left at risk: What the hell is going on?
West Midlands Police is failing to protect children from abuse and checks on sex offenders are not being carried out, a damning report says today.Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:00:00 +0000Patrols stepped up after children's graves targeted by thieves
Police have stepped up patrols at a Wolverhampton cemetery following a spate of thefts from children's graves.