Worcestershire coach Steve Rhodes admires the straightness of Tom Kohler-Cadmore's hitting ahead of Friday's Bears derby.
Three men have been charged with Syria-related terror offences, West Midlands Police say.
FA Cup quarter-final replays have been scrapped from next season, the Football Association announces.
All-rounder Chris Woakes replaces Ben Stokes in the England side for the second Test against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street.
A man is jailed for life for murdering a student with learning difficulties as his wife is convicted of her manslaughter.
HS2 is an over-priced, gold-plated project and will fail in many of its objectives a group of transport experts warns.
Trams running from Birmingham to the Wolverhampton have not made a profit in the 17 years since the first line opened, the BBC reveals.
Walsall striker Tom Bradshaw is ruled out of the Wales squad for Euro 2016 with a calf injury.
The makers of US TV show Glee lose a second appeal hearing against a British comedy club chain of the same name.
An investigation is launched into an allegation a senior Sandwell councillor urged his authority to buy back his mother's previously council-owned home.
Walsall midfielder Kieron Morris signs a two-year contract extension with the League One club.
A "major" child abuse investigation is started in an area of Birmingham after a man is arrested and charged with making indecent images of children.
Paul Collingwood and centurion Keaton Jennings help Durham to a four-wicket victory against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.
Durham's Keaton Jennings hits an unbeaten 88 to steer his side to within 84 runs of victory against Warwickshire.
Three more men are charged in connection with a double shooting in which one man died and another was critically injured.
A man is found guilty of raping and murdering his wife's friend, whose body was found hidden under his bed.
Joe Leach and Matt Henry claim four scalps each as Worcestershire skittle Leicestershire for 43 to win by seven wickets.
A coach driver describes the "dramatic" moment he helped 59 pupils and seven teachers escape a burning bus on a motorway.
Birmingham's children's services will be run by a trust in a bid to improve after seven years of failings.
The father of a woman jailed for failing to tell the authorities her husband had gone to join IS in Syria says she was wrongly convicted.