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Delays, crashes and vehicles stranded as snowy weather causes disruption across West Yorkshire

Treacherous conditions on roads across West Yorkshire have caused traffic chaos tonight.

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Motorists warned of TWO HOUR delays on M62 motorway as snow chaos leaves cars stranded

Motorists are being warned to expect delays up to two hours on motorways in West Yorkshire, as wintry weather sweeps across the region.
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Thousands in Leeds, Doncaster and Bradford affected by power cut as Storm Eleanor hits Yorkshire

Thousands in Leeds, Doncaster and Bradford affected by power cut as Storm Eleanor hits Yorkshire

Hundreds of homes have been left without power across Yorkshire after severe wind hit parts of the region.
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Revealed: How long does it take West Yorkshire Police to answer your 999 call?

Police say the average time taken to answer 999 calls in West Yorkshire has been slashed by almost half.

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Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Six months of disruption: M621 in Leeds to be shut overnight for upgrades

Motorists in Leeds will face disruption on a major commuter route as work is carried out to upgrade part of the M621 motorway.

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M606 motorway near Leeds: Horse guided down slip road after running loose

A horse was running loose on a motorway near Leeds.
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Man threatened pensioner, 83, with knife in his own home in Cleckheaton

A man threatened a pensioner with a knife in his own home in Cleckheaton.

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Revealed: Sharp rise in number of sex offenders as at least 5,000 are living in Yorkshire

Protecting the public is a top priority, police chiefs have warned today, as The Yorkshire Post reveals a sharp rise in the number of sex offenders living in the region.

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Chemical burns and fractured bones: Attacks on Yorkshire's police officers revealed

Police officers who are out on the streets protecting the public are being subjected to a barrage of violent attacks, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.
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Revealed: Watch shocking abuse on Yorkshire firefighters targeted by fireworks and bricks

Mindless attacks on firefighters must not be tolerated, fire chiefs have warned today, as new figures reveal shocking levels of abuse suffered by the region’s civil servants on the frontline.

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Heckmondwike man, 45, jailed for 9 years over historic child sex abuse

A man from Kirklees has been jailed for nine years over historic child sexual abuse.

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Search for motorist who failed to stop in Dewsbury after collision with pedestrian

Search for motorist who failed to stop in Dewsbury after collision with pedestrian

Police are trying to trace a motorist who failed to stop following a collision involving a pedestrian in Dewsbury.

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Man, 48, in hospital after 'incident' outside Heckmondwike school

A man suffered serious injuries during what is thought to have been an attack outside a school in Heckmondwike.
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