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Wolverhampton shooting: Police begin murder inquiry 

21 Jul

Police were called to a Wolverhampton street after reports of gunshots on Friday.

Wolves legend Kenny Hibbitt ‘was ultimate hero’ 

21 Jul

Wolves legend Kenny Hibbitt has been meeting fans in the Black Country on a book signing tour.

Children’s trust defends chief executive appointment for social worker criticised by judge 

19 Jul

A children’s services trust has defended the appointment of its new chief executive, a social worker whose practice was criticised by a judge but cleared by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and her former employer.

Crash inquest opens into death of Wolverhampton motorcyclist 

18 Jul

Motorcyclist Kenneth Allen, 54, from Wolverhampton was killed in a crash with a car on the Isle of Man.

Why is my taxi from another city? 

18 Jul

Many taxi drivers from around England say Wolverhampton council needs to tighten its licensing rules.

Teen in court over Wolverhampton ‘claw-hammer attack’ 

16 Jul

The 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder and remanded at a youth detention facility .

Teen charged after Wolverhampton ‘claw-hammer’ attack 

15 Jul

The 17-year-old victim has undergone emergency surgery and remains in a critical condition.

Two injured after shots fired at Wolverhampton pub 

15 Jul

Police said a man wearing a motorcycle helmet fired at the pub before leaving the scene in a car.

Wolverhampton motorcyclist killed in M54 crash named 

14 Jul

Gordon Nutt, 68, from Wolverhampton died after a collision with a car on the motorway.

Teenager attacked in Wolverhampton with ‘claw-hammer’ 

13 Jul

The 17-year-old boy has undergone emergency surgery and remains in a critical condition.

Rui Patricio: Sporting Lisbon want £50m compensation for Wolves transfer 

13 Jul

Sporting Lisbon say they want 57 million euros (£50m) in compensation for Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio following his transfer to Wolves.

Sarbjit Kaur death: Husband denies wife’s murder 

13 Jul

Sarbjit Kaur was found dead at home in Rookery Lane in Penn, Wolverhampton.

Rui Patricio: Sporting Lisbon complain to Fifa over sale of player to Wolves 

12 Jul

Wolves and Rui Patricio are reported to Fifa by Sporting Lisbon over the transfer of the goalkeeper from the Portuguese club.

Nuno Espirito Santo: Wolves boss signs one-year contract extension 

10 Jul

Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo signs a one-year extension to his deal and is now tied to the club until 2021.

Hakeem Odoffin: Northampton Town sign defender following release by Wolves 

9 Jul

Northampton Town sign defender Hakeem Odoffin on a two-year deal following his release by Wolverhampton Wanderers.

West Mercia Police Operation Snap 

WV11 2 Jul

Operation Snap West Mercia Police have launched Operation Snap, the facility to allow members of the public to submit digital footage from dash-cams, mobile phones, home security cameras or any other digital devices, if they capture footage of any ...

Leo Bonatini: Wolves complete permanent deals for Brazilian striker and youngster Ruben Vinagre 

30 Jun

Wolves turn the loan moves of Brazil striker Leo Bonatini and Portugal defender Ruben Vinagre into permanent deals.

Ben Marshall and Teemu Pukki join Norwich City 

30 Jun

Championship side Norwich sign Wolves winger Ben Marshall and agree to sign Finland international striker Teemu Pukki.

Kayden Walker: Bilston baby was ‘forcefully shaken’ 

29 Jun

Father Ricky Walker denies murdering the six-month-old in 2016.

Ian Cathro: Ex-Hearts boss teams up with Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo 

28 Jun

Wolves appoint former Hearts manager Ian Cathro as first-team coach, rekindling a partnership with manager Nuno Espirito Santo.

‘Raging’ axe woman tackled by off-duty PC in Wolverhampton 

27 Jun

Off-duty PC, Ken Morris placed himself between the irate woman, other bus passengers and the driver.

Zeli Ismail: Walsall re-sign former Wolves winger from Bury 

26 Jun

Walsall re-sign former Wolves winger Zeli Ismail from relegated League Two side Bury on an initial one-year deal.

Carl Ikeme: Wolves keeper in ‘complete remission’ 

23 Jun

Wolves keeper Carl Ikeme is in "complete remission" after "a tough year and intense chemotherapy" following his diagnosis of acute leukaemia in 2017.

Sherwin Seedorf: Wolves winger joins Bradford City on loan 

22 Jun

League One side Bradford City sign winger Sherwin Seedorf - nephew of Dutch legend Clarence - on loan from Wolves until January.

Pennal airing cupboard death inquest ‘shattered family’ 

21 Jun

The family of a woman who died after getting trapped in an airing cupboard speak of their pain.

Daniel Fitzjohn: Man charged with newsagent’s row murder 

20 Jun

Daniel Quinn, from Wolverhampton, is set to appear before magistrates on Thursday.

Shades of Banks – new Wolves keeper makes copycat save for Portugal 

20 Jun

Goalkeeper Rui Patricio does his best to emulate Gordon Banks' legendary save from Pele in the 1970 World Cup during Portugal's 1-0 victory over Morocco.

Tim Flowers: Solihull Moors appoint ex-Blackburn and England keeper as boss 

20 Jun

Solihull Moors appoint former Wolves, Blackburn Rovers, Southampton and England keeper Tim Flowers as manager.

Woman died after getting stuck in Pennal airing cupboard 

19 Jun

Elizabeth Isherwood got stuck while on holiday in Wales and could not escape, an inquest hears.

Wolverhampton company’s home carer service ‘unsafe’ 

18 Jun

Staffing numbers and people not receiving medicine were among the concerns raised by inspectors.

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