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Murder investigation launched after man’s body found in Sowerby Bridge

Police were continuing to question a man on suspicion of murder last night after a man’s body was found near Sowerby Bridge.

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Police at the scene of the incident in Sowerby Bridge

Murder investigation after man's body found near Halifax

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man's body was found at an address in Sowerby Bridge near  Halifax.
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Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two men have been charged with murder after a man was found dead in Halifax.
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West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dee Collins.

How much has recorded crime risen in West Yorkshire?

THE NUMBER of recorded crimes in West Yorkshire rose by more than a fifth in a year, according to the latest statistics.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Jail for burglars who raided family homes and stole expensive cars

Jail for burglars who raided family homes and stole expensive cars

A judge has jailed two burglars who travelled over the Pennines to carry out a spate of day-time break-ins at family homes in Calderdale.

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Masked trio armed with crowbar and sledgehammers try to rob Halifax bank in Elland

Masked men threatened staff during an attempted bank robbery in Elland yesterday afternoon.

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I’m not proud says Yorkshire coroner banned from driving for speeding

A senior Yorkshire coroner has been banned from driving for six months after racking up 12 penalty points for speeding in three years.

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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police have issued a warning about the latest prank doing the rounds on Facebook.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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The most ridiculous 999 calls made to West Yorkshire Police

The most ridiculous 999 calls made to West Yorkshire Police

Out-of-date biscuits, broken Sky boxes and disputes over washing lines.

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West Yorkshire named as nation’s ‘crime capital’

West Yorkshire named as nation’s ‘crime capital’

A senior West Yorkshire police officer has spoken of the increased demand placed on the force after it was described as the ‘new crime capital of England and Wales’.

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Victims of £220,000 jewellery robbery speak on anniversary of ordeal

A COUPLE from Wyke in  Bradford who were victims of a violent robbery in which jewellery worth more than £200,000 was stolen have spoken publicly about their ordeal for the first time.

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The scene of the shooting on the M62

Candlelit vigil and lantern release in memory of man shot on M62

Friends of the Huddersfield man shot dead by police in a motorway incident are planning to hold a memorial vigil for him tonight.
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We need to talk about cyber crime

We need to talk about cyber crime

West Yorkshire Police is urging people to talk to family members about the potential dangers of cyber-related crime.

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The Rex Cinema at Elland

Windows smashed as vandals strike at Elland cinema

VANDALS smashed a number of windows at an independent cinema in a Yorkshire town overnight.

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Police stop Mercedes and find 13-year-old boy driving

POLICE got a shock when they discovered the age of the driver after stopping a Mercedes car in the Fulford area of York last night.
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The scene in Bradford as around 100 protesters took to the streets to express their feelings about the police shooting of Mohammed Yassar Yaqub. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Bradford MP calls for calm after fatal police shooting

BRADFORD West MP Naz Shah has appealed for the community to "remain calm" after a protest following the police shooting of a man on Monday.

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