A Birmingham taxi-driver who raped a teenager after picking her up from a night out in Birmingham city centre has been jailed for 10 years.
Staffs Police Officer In Hospital After Being Hit By Car
A Staffordshire police officer's in hospital after being hit by a car.
It happened at around 6:15 pm on Thursday evening along the A5 near Lichfield between Wall Island and Weeford Island.
He'd tried to stop a suspicious HGV and, following a short chase, it had stopped and the driver ran from the vehicle. The police officer has then pursued the suspect on foot.
The driver threatening the officer with a fallen tree branch which made him step back onto the orad where he was hit by a car.
The police officer, from Tamworth police station, is in hospital with suspected serious leg and chest injuries. His family have been taken to hospital and colleagues are providing support to them.
A convicted murderer from Staffordshire who raped a woman in front of her children 30 years ago has been jailed for life.
The body of a woman has been found in Wolverhampton after officers say her husband called Kent Police.
A Wolverhampton man's been jailed for life for the murder of a 21-year-old found stabbed to death.
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