Cyber crime: A third of people in Yorkshire admit to sharing online passwords

Senior police officers leading the fight against cyber crime in Yorkshire and the Humber have urged the public to take basic precautions after statistics revealed almost one in three people in the region had shared their passwords with someone else.

Detectives are linking the violent robberies in Cleckheaton and Gomersal.

Thousands stolen from security man during violent robbery in Cleckheaton

A security man carring several thousands pounds in cash was assaulted during one of two violent robberies in West Yorkshire yesterday lunchtime.

An e-fit image of a man police are trying to trace.

Conmen posed as gardeners to trick 'vulnerable' Leeds woman, 87, out of cash

Conmen posing as gardeners targeted a "vulnerable" pensioner in Leeds and tricked her out of hundreds of pounds.

Police are investigating a reported sex attack on a woman in Seacroft this morning.

Detectives investigate Leeds sex attack

An investigation has begun into a reported sex attack on a woman in Leeds in the early hours of this morning.

Keira Broadhead.

Daniel Jones charged with murder of father and young daughter in Wakefield house blaze

A MAN has appeared in court charged with the murder of a father and his daughter who died in a house fire in Wakefield.

Lottery winner and convicted rapist Iorworth Hoare

Police were jealous of my lifestyle, claimed handcuffed Lotto rapist

A LOTTERY winning rapist claimed the police were jealous of his lifestyle after he was convicted of resisting arrest.

St James's Hospital in Leeds.

Police taking action after reports of begging in grounds of Leeds hospital

EXTRA patrols are being carried out in and around a Leeds hospital after concerns were raised about begging.

Leeds Grand Theatre.

I wasn’t the man on the inside says ex-boss at centre of Leeds Grand Theatre ‘fraud’

The former head of finance at Leeds Grand Theatre has denied that he was “the man on the inside” during a fraud conspiracy involving nearly £180,000 of public money.

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William Smith

30 years on, police re-examine brutal unsolved canalside murder

The violent murder of a newspaper employee in West Yorkshire is being re-examined by detectives, 30 years after his death.

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Police still investigating four month old attack

Police still investigating four month old attack

Police in Calderdale are still on the search for information relating to a “vicious” assault which took place in June.

Police recorded 97  trespassing offences in West Yorkshire last autumn.

Teens in West Yorkshire warned of railway trespass danger

TEENAGE boys and young men are at the greatest risk of being killed while trespassing on railways lines, police have warned.

The winners of the 2016 Business Against Crime in Leeds awards.

BACIL Awards raise £2,500 for Leeds charity

AN AWARDS night celebrating the businesses who help to keep our city safer has raised £2,500 for the St Vincent’s Support Centre.

The police helicopter was drafted in to help track the stolen van.

Two arrested after police helicopter pursues stolen van through Wakefield

The driver of a stolen van has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a pursuit through Wakefield last night.

The robber brandished a knife as he demanded cash.

Leeds armed robber escaped on bicycle

A robber brandished a large kitchen knife as he forced open the till of a Leeds grocery shop.

Former West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Mark Gilmore.

No sign of police conduct report

The report of a misconduct investigation into West Yorkshire Police’s former chief constable has yet to be made public nearly three months after being received by the county’s crime commissioner.

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Wheelchair bound Tom McMeekin, jailed for seven and a half years

Jail for ‘lunatic’ Leeds driver over crash that left two boys dead and two disabled

A man who caused the death of two teenage boys and left two others with life-changing disabilities after driving “like a lunatic” has been jailed for seven and a half years.

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Michael Watson

19 years for ‘anniversary’ raiders at Wakefield store

A SHOP assistant had a fake gun pointed at her during a robbery at a convenience store - almost a year to the day since being subjected to a similar ordeal.

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Crime not really up by quarter in West Yorkshire, say police

The likelihood of becoming a victim of crime in West Yorkshire rose by four per cent last year, according to the county’s police force.

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Police said Oliver Grayson's death was not being treated as suspicious.

Leeds man “fell to death during attempted burglary”

A LEEDS man is thought to have fallen to his death while trying to break into a house.

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