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Jail for banned driver in head-on crash after high speed police chase through Leeds

A BANNED driver verbally abused and ‘smirked’ at police after a head-on crash following a high-speed chase through Leeds, a court heard.

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West Yorkshire Police's campaign reminds people viewing indecent child images online about what they stand to lose.

Police campaign urges people viewing indecent child images to seek help - or risk losing it all

Company directors and solicitors were among the seemingly respectable people arrested in West Yorkshire last year after downloading or sharing indecent images of children.

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Emergency services were called to a hotel in Wakefield in the early hours.

Police make arrest after sudden death of man in Wakefield hotel

Police are investigating the sudden death of a man who fell unconscious in a hotel in Wakefield during the early hours.

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Police received reports of shots being fired in Clifton Terrace, Harehills. Picture: Google

Forensic teams working at scene of suspected firearms incident in Harehills

Forensic work is taking place in a residential street in Leeds this morning after a suspected firearms incident.
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Street marshalls are joining police and others working to keep revellers safe in Wakefield city centre.

Street marshals bolster police teams keeping revellers safe in Wakefield city centre

Civilian teams are joining police on the streets of Wakefield to help tackle crime and anti-social behaviour linked to the city's night-time economy,

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A shop sold a large kitchen knife to teenage police cadets taking part in a test purchase operation.

Wakefield shop sold large kitchen knife to underage police cadets

Police are monitoring the activities of a shop in Wakefield after its staff sold a large kitchen knife to two teenage cadets.

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Police want to identify the men in these CCTV images.

CCTV appeal: Police investigating attempted robbery in Bradford supermarket car park

Police want to trace these men after an attempted robbery in supermarket car park in Bradford.

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Lee Thompson is due to appear at Leeds Magistrates' Court.

Leeds man due in court today after shots fired at house in Bradford

A Leeds man has been charged with a firearms offence after shots were fired at a house in Bradford.

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Four arrested after police helicopter, cars and police dogs chase men into Leeds river

Four arrested after police helicopter, cars and police dogs chase men into Leeds river

Four men have been arrested after a dramatic chase involving a police helicopter and a failed river escape.

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Henry Street, Wakefield. Image: Google

Drug dealer crashed car into house during fight with customer in Wakefield

A DRUG dealer crashed  his car into a house in Wakefield during a fight with a customer who wanted his cannabis on credit, a court heard.
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A nuisance biker in Wakefield

DNA weapon in fight against nuisance off-road bikers

A NEW weapon in the fight against nuisance off-road quad-bikers and motorcyclists is to be used around-the-clock from now on.

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Drug raids in West Leeds

Police carry out drug raids at Leeds flats

Police have carried out drug raids at flats in Leeds today.

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Waqas Hussain, 23, was jailed for seven years when he appeared at Bradford Crown Court.

Dangerous driver jailed for seven years after fleeing scene of two serious crashes

A dangerous driver from Bradford has been jailed for seven years after fleeing the scene of two separate collisions in which people were seriously injured.
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Damage was caused when gunshots were fired at a house in Union House Lane, Bradford. Picture: Google

Man arrested in Pudsey over shots fired at house in Bradford

Police arrested a man in Pudsey last night as part of the ongoing investigation into gunshots fired at a house in Bradford.

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Thieves steal Leeds Rhinos' Stevie Ward's precious 2017 Super League Grand Final victory ring

Thieves steal Leeds Rhinos' Stevie Ward's precious 2017 Super League Grand Final victory ring

Thieves have stolen a Leeds Rhinos player's precious Grand Final victory ring during a burglary in the city.
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National Crime Agency confirms searches at Bradford address linked to global cyber crime investigation

National Crime Agency confirms searches at Bradford address linked to global cyber crime investigation

Searches have been carried out at an address in Bradford as part of an international investigation into a website linked to millions of cyber attacks around the globe.

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Protect the Protectors: How you can support our dedicated police, firefighters and paramedics in face of attacks

West Yorkshire’s blue light services are standing together in support of new laws to give police, firefighters and paramedics better protection against attacks while on duty.

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Hand car washes in Yorkshire could be investigated over slavery fears

The growth of hand car washes is to be probed by MPs amid environmental and slavery concerns.

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Yorkshire Paedophile hunters make public apology for falsely shaming innocent man on Live sting

A group of paedophile hunters in Yorkshire have been forced to issue an apology after they confronted a suspected paedophile and live streamed it on social media - only to later realise the man was innocent.
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This horse, Juliette, was seized from its owner in Shipley, Bradford, and is now being cared for in the south of England

West Yorkshire highest for horse cruelty complaints as sick animals 'dumped at roadside'

MORE COMPLAINTS are made about cruelty to horses in West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the country, new RSPCA figures show.
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