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Woman jailed for life for tying friend to bed and stabbing her repeatedly

A WOMAN who tied her best friend to a bed and stabbed her repeatedly in a “motiveless” attack has been jailed for life.

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Russell Booth.

Pervert jailed for sex offences against three girls

A MAN has been sentenced to more than four years in jail after pleading guilty to sexual offences against children.

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Clock and halls! Runners stunned by 10k race's cheeky T-shirt design

Clock and halls! Runners stunned by 10k race's cheeky T-shirt design

Runners were left red-faced at the finish line of a Yorkshire road race this weekend.
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The stabbing took place inside a flat in Headfield View, Thornhill Lees. Picture: Google

Dewsbury detectives issue appeal after man stabbed in back in Thornhill Lees flat

A man was stabbed in the back during an altercation with a three others in a flat in Dewsbury last night.

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Leeds brothers snatched £20,000 from tills at Morrisons stores during six-month theft plot

Leeds brothers snatched £20,000 from tills at Morrisons stores during six-month theft plot

TWO brothers from Leeds who snatched more than £20,000 from tills at Morrisons supermarkets during a six-month theft conspiracy have been jailed.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Four flee scene after burglary at Cleckheaton Subway

Two police officers suffered minor injuries after a crash with a car at the scene of a Cleckheaton burglary.

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Police insist they're committed to tackling crime in Mansfield town centre.

Armed robbers target Batley store

Armed robbers assaulted a shopkeeper in Batley last night before making off with a mobile phone.
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'Vulnerable' pensioner missing from Dewsbury is found

A missing 80-year-old man from Dewsbury has been found after police searches and a public appeal.

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Man arrested in ‘neglect’ probe after baby girl’s death

A man has been arrested on suspicion of neglect over the death of a baby girl on New Year’s Day.

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Police are trying to trace a safe following a break-in at a charity shop in Heckmondwike.

Thieves steal safe from Kirkwood Hospice charity shop

Police are trying to trace a safe stolen during a break-in at a charity shop in Heckmondwike.

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Park Road in Dewsbury. Pic: Google.

Man dies after Dewsbury car fire on Christmas Eve

A man has died following a car fire in Dewsbury.

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Penpal project is writing the wrongs of loneliness epidemic

One is a Chinese postgraduate student in his mid 20s who until a few months ago had never before been to the UK, let alone Leeds.

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Michael and Margaret Mullins with their daughter, Louise Thewlis.  Picture: Scott Merrylees

Murdered Dewsbury schoolboy Steven Mullins’ family file complaint after release of killer Richard Mortimer

The family of a murdered Dewsbury schoolboy have filed a formal complaint over the handling of his killer’s release from prison.

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Steven Mullins, who was murdered in 1982.

Background: Murder of Dewsbury schoolboy Steven Mullins

Police and loved ones had spent two hours frantically searching for 12-year-old Steven Mullins when two people stumbled across his body in Caulms Wood, Dewsbury, on a cold November evening in 1982.

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Listen: New single from girl who stunned busker with amazing duet on Leeds night out

To millions she is the girl on a night out in Leeds who paired up with a busker to perform Leonard Cohen’s classic Hallelujah.

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Christopher Aubrey.

Burglar’s £10,000 spree of crime included charity boxes

A burglar who stole around £10,000 worth of goods and cash during a spree of break-ins at business premises has been jailed for 32 months.

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The robbery took place at an off-licence in Staincliffe Road, Dewsbury. Picture: Google

Knifepoint robber in hi-vis vest injured Dewsbury shopkeeper as he stole till

A shopkeeper in Dewsbury was injured by an armed robber who threatened him with a kitchen knife during a raid last night.

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Big-hearted well-wisher spreads cheer with touching ‘thank you’ note for Yorkshire ambulance staff

Ambulance staff in West Yorkshire got an ideal tonic when a mystery well-wisher left a ‘thank you’ note on their vehicle.

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The scene in Temple Road, Dewsbury, last night. Picture: @WYP_RPU

Car cleared wall and crashed into railings in Dewsbury

A car cleared a wall and crashed into metal railings when it left the road in Dewsbury.

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