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Dog thrown to its death from block of flats

Police have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of animal cruelty after a dog was allegedly thrown to its death from a council tower block. 224 more words


Man dies five days after firework was posted through his letterbox

A man badly injured when a firework was posted through his letterbox has died in hospital five days later. 

Anthony Nicholls, 56, had been in an induced coma since he was rescued by firefighters on Thursday. 452 more words


Tuesday Newsday – Sexual Harassment

Yet another MP has categorically denied that any improper material had been found by an ex-police chief on his computer. This got me thinking….why would an ex-police chief lie about something… 6 more words


Burglar gets stuck in window for five hours in botched break-in

A burglar had to be rescued by police during a break-in – after he got stuck in a window for five hours.

The shoeless man – wearing jeans and black socks – had to be retrieved by officers after desperately crying out for help when he got trapped in the tight spot. 172 more words


Drug dealer caught on CCTV shooting 'rival' at point blank range

A gunman has been jailed for more than 25 years after he shot a suspected drug rival in his car at point blank range.

The incident, which was caught on CCTV in Selly Oak, Birmingham, shows the victim entering his parked BMW just seconds before Chad Greatbatch runs towards the vehicle. 565 more words


Police officers jailed for stealing heroin and selling it on the streets

Two former corrupt police officers from Birmingham were jailed today for more than 31 years after dealing drugs and selling information to gangsters.

Wahid Husman, 47, and Tahsib Majid, 35, were both constables when they were arrested earlier this year for a string of major crimes which stretched back to 2011. 315 more words


Conviction gained by West Midlands police ruled unreliable (Devon Francis, 1993)

Devon Francis’s convictions dating from 1993 on three counts of possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply and one of being concerned in the production of a controlled drug were overturned following an appeal on 10 September 2009, since the evidence of Detective Constable Breakwell and other members of the West Midland Drug Squad could no longer be regarded as reliable. 1,555 more words