Arrest made in Huddersfield murder investigation

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the body of a 79-year-old man was found in Huddersfield.

The Hillsborough disaster

South Yorkshire Police chief describes Hillsborough disaster as 'appalling tragedy'

South Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable has described the Hillsborough disaster as an 'appalling tragedy'.
Fans trying to avoid the crush at Hillsborough in 1989

BREAKING: Six individuals to face charges over Hillsborough disaster

Criminal charges are to be brought over the deaths of 96 football fans at a game in Sheffield 28 years ago, it was announced this morning.
Hillsborough football stadium.

BREAKING: No organisations to face prosecution over Hillsborough disaster

Prosecutors announced today that no organisations are to face prosecution over the Hillsborough disaster.

The woman was walking along 'The Tops' in Thornhill when she was attacked. Picture: Google

Woman, 18, left unconscious after being attacked on Dewsbury footpath

An 18-year-old woman was left unconscious after being assaulted by a man on a footpath in Dewsbury.

Officers are appealing for information

Bandana-clad robber and accomplice threaten men at knifepoint in Huddersfield

Two men used a knife to threaten another pair as they demanded their money and phones.
Haydn Avenue, Stanley, Wakefield. Photo: Google

Man dead after reports of assault in Wakefield

A MAN has died after he was reportedly assaulted  in Wakefield today.
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A coat of arms being unveiled in Parliament in honour of murdered MP Jo Cox, by her two children Cuillin, six, and Lejla, four. PRESS ASSOCIATION

Jo Cox's children unveil memorial plaque

Murdered Yorkshire MP Jo Cox has been honoured in Parliament with a coat of arms unveiled by her two children.

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Headlands Street, Liversedge. Photo: Google

Teenager attacked and robbed in Liversedge

FOUR men who attacked and robbed a teenager are being hunted by police.

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Patrols increased after man finds 'racially aggravated' graffiti on wall in attack at Heckmondwike home

A man who was struck from behind while carrying out DIY in his home regained consciousness to find racist graffiti on his wall.

WARNING: Dee Collins, Chief Constable of West Yorkshire

Cuts are piling extra pressure on my exhausted officers, says West Yorkshire Chief Constable

West Yorkshire’s Chief Constable today warned that cuts to police resources in the county, combined with the demands of a growing population, are putting increasing strain on her “exhausted” officers.

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Chief Constable Mark Gilmore and Police and Crime Commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson 'topping out' at the new police headquarters at Elland Rd in 2013.

Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed.

Carl Hartley

Police appeal to trace wanted suspected sex offender from Wakefield

POLICE are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted  man who has been charged with a number of sex offences.

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Burglars scrawl racist abuse in Heckmondwike man’s home after knocking him unconscious

Burglars scrawl racist abuse in Heckmondwike man’s home after knocking him unconscious

A Heckmondwike man was knocked unconscious in his own home by burglars and awoke to find racist graffiti written on his wall.

Entrance to St Paul's Church next to Hanging Heaton Junior and Infant School.

Handgun found in hedges next to Dewsbury primary school

A handgun has been found in hedges next to a church and school on the Dewsbury-Batley border.

Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series June 22 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

Home Secretary Amber Rudd

Come and visit ‘crisis-hit’ police in West Yorkshire, Home Secretary urged

The body representing rank and file police officers in West Yorkshire has written to Home Secretary Amber Rudd inviting her to visit the county.

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Leeds Road, Dewsbury. Photo: Google.

Shop worker aged 91 injured during robbery in Dewsbury

A ROBBER pushed a 91-year-old shop worker to the ground during a raid at a store in Dewsbury.

Police have charged the man nearly four decades on.

Bradford man charged with kidnap and indecent assault of girl after nearly four decades

A man has been charged with the kidnap and indecent assault of a four-year-old girl in Keighley in 1978.

Northgate, Dewsbury. Photo: Google

Pensioner attacked and robbed in Dewsbury town centre

POLICE are appealing for information after a 65-year-old man  was robbed in Dewsbury town centre.

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