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How many dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire last year?

An average of four dogs were stolen in West Yorkshire every week last year, according to police data.

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Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

Have your say on how much is added to council tax bills to fund policing in West Yorkshire

People in West Yorkshire are being invited to have their say on levels of funding for the county's police force.

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These young people are the first to join West Yorkshire Police's Volunteer Police Cadets scheme in Kirklees.

Volunteer cadets in Kirklees ready to make difference as West Yorkshire Police scheme continues

Young police cadets are preparing to head out into the community after becoming the first in Kirklees to pass their attestation.

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Traffic building up on the M62 westbound carriageway. Picture: Crown 2018

M62 traffic: Lane of motorway closed after crash near Ripponden

A lane was closed on the M62 in West Yorkshire after a crash near Ripponden.
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Traffic builds up on the M62 Eastbound following the crash. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 crash: Drivers warned of major delays after pile-up near Brighouse

Major delays are being reported on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a pile-up on the motorway near Brighouse.
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A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

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How many Clare's Law requests are approved by West Yorkshire Police?

How many Clare's Law requests are approved by West Yorkshire Police?

Police in West Yorkshire refused three-quarters of all disclosure requests from people concerned about their partner’s potentially violent past, a new analysis has revealed.
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The woman was stabbed inside a house in Baker Street, Morley. Picture: Google

Morley attempted murder: Man arrested in Birstall after woman stabbed

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman was stabbed in Morley.

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Police and army bomb disposal team at Westgate End in Wakefield last summer after chemicals and explosives were found in a flat.

Police seizing more Breaking Bad drug crystal meth in West Yorkshire

Police in West Yorkshire are seeing a rise the number of people caught with the Class A drug crystal meth.

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The crash happened on the M606, close to the junction of the M62 westbound. Picture: Google

Police pursuit death: Watchdog probe into fatal crash on M606 near Cleckheaton

An investigation has begun into a police pursuit in West Yorkshire which ended in a fatal crash on the M606 near Cleckheaton.
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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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How Yorkshire detectives are getting a high-speed forensics boost to help solve crimes

Vital forensic results from the scenes of serious crimes are being made available to Yorkshire detectives in almost ‘real time’ thanks to a groundbreaking pilot.

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The van and trailer have been recovered but there are long queues of traffic on the approach to the crash scene. Picture: Crown 2017

Two hours delays on M62 in West Yorkshire after van overturned near Brighouse

Drivers are facing two hours delays on the M62 after a van overturned on the motorway near Brighouse.

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Highways England shared this image of the overturned vehicle. Picture: Crown 2017

M62 lane closure near Brighouse after vehicle overturns

Drivers are being warned to expect delays on the M62 in West Yorkshire this morning after a vehicle overturned.
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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

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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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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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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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Emergency services descended on Jackson's Lane in Thornhill earlier today. Picture: Google

Chemicals found in house after man dies suddenly in Dewsbury

Emergency services are working at a house in Dewsbury after a man died there suddenly today.

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The burglary took place in Far Common Road, Mirfield. Picture: Google

Burglars steal cosmetic medical equipment from Mirfield business

High value cosmetic medical equipment has been stolen from a business in Mirfield.

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