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West Yorkshire Police dog team subjected to shocking hammer and crowbar attack on car

A West Yorkshire Police dog team was subjected to a shocking attack with crow bars and hammers as their police vehicle was rendered undriveable.

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The disgraced former celebrity publicist, Max Clifford, has reportedly died in hospital aged 74 after collapsing in prison.

NATIONAL NEWS: Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford dies aged 74 after collapsing in prison

The disgraced former celebrity publicist, Max Clifford, has reportedly died in hospital aged 74 after collapsing in prison.

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James Etherington (top right) pictured with family

Bingley nightclub Bijou has license suspended after murder of James Etherington, 24, outside premises

A West Yorkshire nightclub has had its license suspended over disorder concerns following the suspected murder of a young man outside the premises last month.

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Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

Wanted: Man recalled to prison has links to Wakefield district

Police are seeking the public's help as they search for a 34-year-old man wanted on recall to prison.

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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Cyclist, 63, taken to hospital after crash involving BMW convertible in Bradford

Cyclist, 63, taken to hospital after crash involving BMW convertible in Bradford

A cyclist was taken to hospital after a crash involving a convertible car in Bradford.
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Kev Kelly has been named as the Wildlife Law Enforcer of the Year.

Animal-loving copper cracking down on all wildlife crimes great and small in North Yorkshire

Animal-loving police officer Kev Kelly has been named as the country’s top law enforcer for wildlife crime due to his pioneering work in North Yorkshire. Chris Burn reports.

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Boy, 16, appears in court charged with series of street robberies in Leeds

Boy, 16, appears in court charged with series of street robberies in Leeds

A teenager has appeared in court charged with a series of street robberies in Leeds.
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Police have issued this e-fit image of a man they want to trace.

Leeds police issue e-fit appeal after bogus caller targets elderly woman in Bramley

A bogus caller tricked his way into the home of an elderly Leeds woman before stealing money from her purse.
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The men banned from touching any vehicles in West Yorkshire without the owner's permission. Clockwise from left, Jordan Bodally, Macauley Nay, Joseph Thrush, Jack O'Gorman and Adam Birkett.

The Leeds men banned from touching any vehicle in West Yorkshire

Court orders have been secured to prevent five Leeds men from touching any vehicle in West Yorkshire.
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Leeds woman ordered to pay £35,000 after she lied to church congregation about man's 'threat to slit her throat'

A businessman has won £35,000 High Court damages from a Leeds woman who told a church congregation that he had threatened to slit her throat.

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James Etherington (top left) surrounded by family Ruth, Amy and Rachel

Thousands raised to help family of 'superstar' young man who died after West Yorkshire club attack

Thousands of pounds is being raised to help the family of a young man who died after being attacked outside a nightclub in West Yorkshire.

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Gone in 10 seconds: CCTV footage shows Leeds motorbike thieves in action

An organised gang linked to thefts across Leeds had perfected their techniques to the point where they could steal a motorbike in as little as 10 seconds.
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'Hypocrite' Leeds church minister downloaded sickening images of children and animals being sexually abused

'Hypocrite' Leeds church minister downloaded sickening images of children and animals being sexually abused

An Anglican minister caught with hundreds of depraved images of children and animals being sexually abused was branded a 'hypocrite' by a judge.
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Drawing pins believed to have been scattered deliberately across Leeds cycle path

Drawing pins believed to have been scattered deliberately across Leeds cycle path

Police have warned cyclists after finding sharp tacks scattered across a popular commuter route.

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Police are warning people about fake Scottish notes being circulated.

Fake bank notes being circulated in Leeds

Police are warning people in the Leeds area to be on their guard against forged Scottish bank notes which are being used in the city.

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Revealed: YEP survey shows areas in Leeds avoided over fears of ‘falling victim to crime’

Cracking down on crime and making Leeds’s streets as safe as they can be is still a top priority for residents, the YEP can today reveal.

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James Etherington (top right) with family including Ruth Etherington (top left), Amy Laycock and Rachel Laycock

Police launch murder enquiry as family pays tribute to 'superstar' who died after West Yorkshire nightclub attack

Police have launched a murder enquiry after a man who was seriously injured outside a nightclub in West Yorkshire has died.
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The knife recovered by officers. Picture: West Yorkshire Police's Leeds Crime Team, Twitter.

Teenager arrested in Leeds after being found carrying 'large kitchen knife'

Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of a series of robberies in Leeds after he was found carrying a blade.
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Murder enquiry launched as man dies from nightclub assault injuries

Murder enquiry launched as man dies from nightclub assault injuries

Police have confirmed that a man who was injured outside a nightclub in Bingley 11 days ago has now died.

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