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SCAM ALERT: People warned of fake RSPCA websites advertising premium rate numbers

Members of the public are being warned about about rogue websites advertising fake premium rate numbers for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' cruelty line.

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Sinead Wooding

Husband sent text messages to Leeds wife's phone after he allegedly murdered her

A HUSBAND sent text messages to his wife’s phone asking after her welfare after he and a friend had allegedly murdered her, a jury was told.

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A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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Burglars have targeted McColls in Starbeck, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Witnesses saw young men running away after burglary at Harrogate shop

Two young men were seen running away from the scene after cigarettes were stolen from a Harrogate shop in the middle of the night.

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Ann Maguire

'He stabbed me in the neck, I'm dying': Chaos after Ann Maguire was attacked by pupil

Tragic teacher Ann Maguire gasped, "He's stabbed me in the neck. I'm dying", after being repeatedly knifed by her 15-year-old pupil, an inquest heard.

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West Yorkshire Police Constables Craig Nicholls (left) and Jonathan Wright after they were awarded The Queen's Gallantry Medal by the Prince of Wales during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, for arresting MP Jo Cox's murderer.

Courageous police officers who rugby-tackled Jo Cox's killer 'never thought' they would get medals

Two police officers who rugby-tackled MP Jo Cox's killer moments after she was fatally attacked have been given the Queen's Gallantry Medal.

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VIDEO: Police cordon off Sheffield tower block

A Sheffield tower block is cordoned off and under police guard this morning.
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Cousin Lane, Halifax. Picture: Google.

Teenage girl assaulted in field near Halifax town centre

A teenage girl was assaulted in a field close to Halifax town centre.
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Police chief Dee Collins.

Historic sex abuse takes up a third of force time

A THIRD of all West Yorkshire Police investigations now involve non-recent child sexual exploitation cases, according to a briefing paper detailing the acute pressures now facing the force.

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Linda Box

Crooked Wakefield lawyer must pay back £1.9m or serve eight more years in jail

A CROOKED lawyer with a £13,000 plus designer shoe collection has been ordered to pay back less then half of the £4m she plundered from a Wakefield law firm to fund her addiction to high living.

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Sinead Wooding

Leeds husband denies murdering wife after burned body found in woods

A MOTHER-of-four was murdered by her husband and his friend in a suspected knife and hammer attack at a house in Leeds, a jury was told.

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Poppy Appeal collection tin stolen from Leeds branch of McDonald's

Poppy Appeal collection tin stolen from Leeds branch of McDonald's

A Poppy Appeal collection tin has been stolen from a fast food restaurant near Leeds.

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Police said three people were arrested.

Leeds and Bradford men arrested after quad bike police chase near Skipton

Three men have been arrested after a police chase involving a stolen quad bike and car, officers have said.

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Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after 'lone woman threatened during attempted robbery' in Todmorden

A masked male threatened a lone woman and demanded her car keys before fleeing in Todmorden, police have said.
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Corpus Christi headteacher Steve Mort (left) and colleague Andrew Kellett

Inquest hears Ann Maguire's killer also wanted to attack pregnant women

A teacher has described how she was "absolutely shocked" when she found out the teenager who murdered Ann Maguire also talked about stabbing her to kill her unborn baby.

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Lawyer ordered to repay over £1million she stole from firm of solicitors

Lawyer ordered to repay over £1million she stole from firm of solicitors

A crooked lawyer must pay back £1.9 million of her ill-gotten gains after forcing a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction, a judge has ruled today.

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Police want to speak to this man in connection with the alleged hate crime.

CCTV appeal after women in headscarves 'racially abused' on Leeds to Sheffield train

Police are investigating reports that two women in headscarves were racially abused while travelling on a train from Leeds to Sheffield.
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Prison murder probe: Victim found dead at HMP Leeds was convicted baby killer

Prison murder probe: Victim found dead at HMP Leeds was convicted baby killer

A prisoner who was killed at HMP Leeds on Sunday had been serving a life sentence for the murder of his baby daughter.
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Man appears in court accused of murdering prisoner at HMP Leeds

Man appears in court accused of murdering prisoner at HMP Leeds

A man has appeared in court after being charged with the murder of a prisoner at HMP Leeds.
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Police are appealing for witnesses.

Police appeal after robbery in Harrogate

Police are asking for the public's help to find out what weapon may have been used during a robbery in Harrogate.

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