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Thousands caught using phones at the wheel in West Yorkshire

More than 3,600 people were caught using their mobile phone at the wheel in West Yorkshire last year, the county’s police force has revealed.

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Town centre road cordoned off after man is injured

Town centre road cordoned off after man is injured

A town centre street was cordoned off in Morley this morning after a man injured himself.

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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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Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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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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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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Police forensics officers examine a silver Audi with bullet holes in its windscreen at the scene near junction J24 of the M62 in Huddersfield

Man, 30, on firearms charges over M62 shooting of Yassar Yaqub

A 30-year-old man has appeared in court charged with firearms offences following a police operation in which a man was shot dead on a motorway slip road near Huddersfield.

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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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Driver in police chase as he went to buy his mum a birthday present

Driver in police chase as he went to buy his mum a birthday present

A banned driver was found in possession of weapons and drugs after he caused a collision during a police chase through Morley.

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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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Two men bailed following M62 fatal shooting

Police have released two men on bail after a group of five were arrested following the shooting of a man on the M62 near Huddersfield.
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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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Man stabbed in New Year's Day attack outside Huddersfield pub

A MAN was stabbed in the back during a brutal attack outside the White Horse pub in Huddersfield in the early hours of New Year's Day.

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