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- Updates on Tuesday 15 March 2016
- More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 Wednesday
Wolves skipper Danny Batth says they will use the remaining nine games this season to make the fans proud.Copyright: Empics
A 45-year-old man has been arrested after an explosion at a block of flats in Northfield this afternoon.
West Midlands Police detained the man on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life.
Emergency services say nobody was injured in the incident on the eighth floor of Sandown Tower.Copyright: Lee Baker - West Midlands Fire Service
West Bromwich Albion's away game against Arsenal which was due to take place last week has been rescheduled for Thursday 21 April, the club announces.
The Emirates Stadium fixture will kick off at 19:45.
Cloud will gradually increase through the night from the east, turning thick enough at times to produce a little light rain or drizzle.
Mist and fog patches may also form overnight with lows of 4C (39F).
A Birmingham community police officer who lied about her qualifications has been ordered to do 12 months community service.
At Birmingham Crown Court, Samantha Skinner, 24, admitted fraud.
She had altered her NVQ Level 1 to a higher qualification when applying to be a full-time officer with West Midlands Police.
Presenter, BBC Midlands Today
We'll have the latest news for the region from 18:30 on BBC One - here's a look ahead to what will be coming up.
Birmingham man Tobijah Thompson (pictured top left) - found guilty today of the murder of teenager Daniel Kirkwood - will be sentenced on 11 April.
Three other Birmingham men also face sentencing in connection with a fight at a Coventry nightclub, in which Daniel died last year.
Ramez Murtaza (top right) of Bordesley Green East pleaded guilty to manslaughter and also admitted assaulting Daniel's friend.
Two other men, Hasham Ali (bottom left), of Amberley Green, and Ezra Scott (bottom right) of Hawksyard Road, Erdington, pleaded guilty to being involved in the violent disorder that resulted in Daniel’s death.Copyright: West Midlands Police
BBC Local Live
The top stories in the BBC WM newsroom this afternoon include:
- A 25-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of a teenager in a West Midlands nightclub
- A mother from Walsall has urged the government to extend Meningitis B vaccinations to all children,not just babies
- The MP for Cannock Chase has again raised in the Commons complaints from Chase Line users of overcrowded, delayed and cancelled trains
- Copyright: West Midlands Police
Gurtake Singh preyed on the goodwill of people with sob stories claiming he needed taxi money to visit ill relatives in hospital, police said.
Birmingham Crown Court heard how he deceived people into giving donations of £20 to £350.
Aston Villa's sporting director has left the club by mutual consent, the club has announced.
Hendrik Almstadt has stood down with immediate effect.
Great Barr Observer
Kingstanding Library is set to close for four weeks while upgrading works take place.Copyright: Great Barr Observer
A 25-year-old Birmingham man has been found guilty of the murder of 18-year-old Daniel Kirkwood (pictured) who died after being stabbed outside a Coventry nightclub last year.Copyright: BBC
The jury at Warwick Crown Court found Tobijah Thompson, of no fixed address, guilty of Daniel's murder at a hearing today.
He was also found guilty of wounding with intent, assault, violent disorder and possessing a 'bladed article' in connection with a fight at Coventry's Society Club.
Express and Star
More than 100 so-called 'status' dogs are being destroyed every year in a Black Country city after being dumped by their owners, it has emerged.Copyright: Express and Star
BBC Midlands Today
The developers of Birmingham’s 103 Colmore Row have released a time-lapse film capturing a day in the city in less than a minute.
Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP and Sterling Property Ventures commissioned the video, filmed from the roof of the 22-storey NatWest Tower.
The floor-by-floor dismantling of the building will be complete in autumn, making way for a new £60m, 26-storey office building.
BBC WM Sport
Solihull Moors could go 12 points clear at the top of National League North if they beat FC United of Manchester.
Boss Marcus Bignot is counting down the games until promotion is confirmed.
All the buildup to the night's action begins with the football phone-in on BBC WM 95.6 FM from 17:30.
A teenage girl has been airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Wollescote this morning.
BBC Midlands Today
The Morgan car company has signed an agreement with the University of Wolverhampton to help train engineering students.
About £12m is being invested at the university's Telford base.Copyright: BBC
Students will be able to work on Morgan racing cars, as well as a number of other projects with the company. Morgan has been building cars in Worcestershire since 1909.
BBC Local Live
Red sky over Wolverhampton last night, quite a shepherd's delight as the sun set.Copyright: Jason King
Work is ongoing to reduce the number of teenage pregnancies in Tamworth, councillors have vowed – as new figures show that the town continues to have one of the highest rates in the country.