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Police officer from Castleford ‘raped domestic violence victim’ - jury told

A POLICE Community Support Officer from Castleford raped a domestic violence victim after telling her he could help her, a jury was told.

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White van spotted at violent double burglary

White van spotted at violent double burglary

Police are appealing for information to identify a van believed to have been used in two aggravated burglaries.

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Burglary victim speaks out about 'disturbing' crime for West Yorkshire campaign

A burglary victim has spoken out as part of a West Yorkshire Police campaign against the crime.
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Members of the Friends of Fryston Wood

Quad yobs trash soldier tribute for a second time

The heartbroken chairwoman of a woodland friends group has stepped down after quad bike yobs churned up trees in honour of fallen soldiers, just hours after they were planted on Armistice Day.

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A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

Police in West Yorkshire recorded 60 offences during a joint operation to target the illegal use of mobile phones and other driving offences.

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Fly-tipped soil costs man £719

Fly-tipped soil costs man £719

A man who admitted fly-tipping 15 sacks of soil on a playing field at Highfield Road, Hemsworth, has been sentenced by a court to a curfew and ordered to pay over £719 in costs and compensation.

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Crooked Wakefield lawyer must pay back £1.9m or serve eight more years in jail

A CROOKED lawyer with a £13,000 plus designer shoe collection has been ordered to pay back less then half of the £4m she plundered from a Wakefield law firm to fund her addiction to high living.

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Lawyer ordered to repay over £1million she stole from firm of solicitors

Lawyer ordered to repay over £1million she stole from firm of solicitors

A crooked lawyer must pay back £1.9 million of her ill-gotten gains after forcing a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction, a judge has ruled today.

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Guests arrive for the wedding

Gangland figures and reality TV star party at Charles Bronson's wedding reception

Bleary-eyed guests surfaced this morning after a 'fantastic' party celebrating Charles Bronson's marriage to his soap star bride.

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Appeal after driver threatened woman as she pulled into driveway

Appeal after driver threatened woman as she pulled into driveway

A woman was verbally abused and threatened by a motorist as she pulled into her driveway.

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Prison murder probe: Victim found dead at HMP Leeds was convicted baby killer

Prison murder probe: Victim found dead at HMP Leeds was convicted baby killer

A prisoner who was killed at HMP Leeds on Sunday had been serving a life sentence for the murder of his baby daughter.
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Man appears in court accused of murdering prisoner at HMP Leeds

Man appears in court accused of murdering prisoner at HMP Leeds

A man has appeared in court after being charged with the murder of a prisoner at HMP Leeds.
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Prisoner appears in court charged with murder of inmate

Prisoner appears in court charged with murder of inmate

A prisoner has appeared in court charged with the murder of a fellow inmate.
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Prisoner charged with murder of inmate

Prisoner charged with murder of inmate

A prisoner is due to appear in court today charged with the murder of an inmate at HM Prison Leeds.

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West Yorkshire Police is set to use up most of its reserves by 2022.

West Yorkshire Police will have used up most of its reserves by 2022

West Yorkshire Police’s reserves will be mostly used up within five years because of the funding crisis facing the force, the county’s police and crime commissioner has warned MPs.

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Leeds woman caught with child sex abuse images faces jail

Leeds woman caught with child sex abuse images faces jail

A LEEDS woman who admitted a string of charges in connection with child sex abuse images has been told to expect a prison sentence.

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New protection orders aim to stop street drinking and alcohol disorder

New protection orders aim to stop street drinking and alcohol disorder

Street drinking and booze-fulled disorder in Pontefract and Castleford could be soon be tackled with new powers.
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Thieves ransack charity shop and steal takings and a donations box

Thieves ransack charity shop and steal takings and a donations box

Thieves ransacked a charity shop during an overnight raid and stole valuable items.

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