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Mother-of-four killed by suspected drink driver in Ossett was "beautiful angel"

THE family of a mother-of-four who died after being struck by a suspected drink driver  in Ossett last week have spoken of their loss.
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Historic child sex abuse inquiry - police arrest 16 people in West Yorkshire

POLICE investigating historic allegations of child sex abuse in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire have this week arrested 16 people.

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Wharrells service station in Pudsey. Photo: Google.

Staff threatened in armed robbery at Leeds petrol station

Staff threatened in armed robbery at Leeds petrol station
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Video: Armed robbery at Leeds city centre watch shop

MASKED armed robbers struck at a watch shop in the upmarket Victoria Quarter in Leeds city centre today.

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Healey Road, Ossett. Photo: Google

Woman dead after Wakefield collision - suspected drink driver arrested

A WOMAN died after she was involved in collision with a car driven by a suspected drink driver in the Ossett area of Wakefield.
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The number of neighbourhood police officers has fallen in West Yorkshire in recent years.

West Yorkshire Police set to reverse neighbourhood team cuts after crime rise

West Yorkshire Police has pledged to ‘rebuild’ its neighbourhood policing after the loss of hundreds of officers led to criticism that the force had lost touch with its local communities.

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Police in West Yorkshire pledge support for victims of honour-based abuse and force marriage

Police in West Yorkshire pledge support for victims of honour-based abuse and force marriage

West Yorkshire Police has begun a new campaign to highlight the issues of forced marriage and honour-based abuse as a conference is held in Leeds.

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West Yorkshire Police is considering the wider use of spit hoods.

Frontline West Yorkshire Police officers could be allowed to use ‘spit hoods’

Controversial ‘spit hoods’ could be used by police across West Yorkshire as part of plans to reduce the number of ‘disgusting’ attacks on officers.

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Baseball bat revenge attack on patient at West Yorkshire hospital

Baseball bat revenge attack on patient at West Yorkshire hospital

A THUG who took part in a revenge attack on a patient in a hospital treatment room has been jailed.

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Stanningley Bypass, where Joanne Lindsay got one of her speeding tickets.

Leeds speeding driver claimed seriously ill friend was behind the wheel

A SPEEDING driver who got two tickets within three weeks and claimed her seriously ill friend had been behind the wheel on both occasions has been jailed.

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Inappropriate text messages to victims or witnesses could land police officers in trouble. Picture: Press Association

A kiss on a text message could be classed as serious corruption, Yorkshire police told

Police in Yorkshire are being warned that putting a kiss on a text message to a witness or victim of crime could be classed as ‘serious corruption’ in the aftermath of a national scandal over sexual misconduct in the service.

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Dame Anne Owers

Probes into police discrimination ‘still not good enough’

The majority of police investigations into claims of discrimination by their own officers are “unsatisfactory”, according to a watchdog’s report.

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UNDER CONSIDERATION: West Yorkshire Police are consulting on plans to introduce name badges for officers

Hello, hello, hello: West Yorkshire Police officers may have to wear name badges

Officers in Yorkshire’s biggest police force could be told to wear name badges while on duty so they can be identified more easily by members of the public.

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Picture James Hardisty. Armed police in Leeds after the terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament, London.

Should more West Yorkshire police officers be armed?

The public in West Yorkshire are to be asked whether police in the county should be routinely armed with guns and Taser electric stun weapons.

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The Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'.
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Fans trying to avoid the crush at Hillsborough in 1989

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning.
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Hillsborough football stadium.

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster.

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Police and anAarmy bomb disposal team at Westgate End in Wakefield.

Army bomb disposal team called after police found 'unknown chemicals' at Wakefield flat

Police road closures have been lifted this morning following the discovery of “unknown chemicals” during a search of a property in Wakefield last night.

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Haydn Avenue, Stanley, Wakefield. Photo: Google

Man dead after reports of assault in Wakefield

A MAN has died after he was reportedly assaulted  in Wakefield today.
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Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police.

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