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Murder investigation after man's body found near Halifax

A MURDER investigation has been launched after a man's body was found at an address in Sowerby Bridge near  Halifax.
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Darren Moorhouse

New court date set for pair accused of Halifax murder

Two men charged with murder after a man was found dead in Halifax appeared at Bradford Crown Court this morning (Monday).

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Police are cracking down on mobile use behind the wheel

Thousands caught using phones at the wheel in West Yorkshire

More than 3,600 people were caught using their mobile phone at the wheel in West Yorkshire last year, the county’s police force has revealed.

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Halifax quad bike raider targets farmer’s barn

Halifax quad bike raider targets farmer’s barn

A Halifax raider targeted an alarmed barn and stole a £4,000 quad bike after following tracks to the building, a court heard.

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Cyber crime alert

Business joins forces with police in fight on cyber crime

A Brighouse business is joining forces with West Yorkshire Police to educate SMEs on cyber crime.

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Lyn Rigby, mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby said she was threatened with arrest unless she attended the appeal hearing of an internet troll who taunted her

Mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby threatened with arrest unless she confronts troll

The mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby said she was threatened with arrest unless she attended the appeal hearing of an internet troll who taunted her over his death.

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Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two charged with murder after death of Halifax man

Two men have been charged with murder after a man was found dead in Halifax.
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VIDEO: Murder victim died from stab wound to the chest

Detectives investigating the murder of Darren Moorhouse in Halifax have confirmed he died as a result of a stab wound to the chest.

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Calderdale inspector says farewell to force after 27 years service

Calderdale inspector says farewell to force after 27 years service

A police inspector who has served and protected the people in Calderdale for the last ten years is retiring.

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West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dee Collins.

How much has recorded crime risen in West Yorkshire?

THE NUMBER of recorded crimes in West Yorkshire rose by more than a fifth in a year, according to the latest statistics.

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Car-jacker jailed after drivers dragged along the ground during robberies

Car-jacker jailed after drivers dragged along the ground during robberies

A car-jacker who targeted vehicles using petrol stations in Halifax and Huddersfield after he fled from police in Bradford has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

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Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after death in Halifax

Two men arrested on suspicion of murder after death in Halifax

Police have launched a murder investigation in Halifax after a man died in Ovenden.

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Stash of drugs found at police inspector’s home, trial told

A police inspector with responsibility for disposing of seized drugs was found with hundreds of thousands of pounds of cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and cannabis in his home, a jury has heard.

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Caught on camera: Do you know them?

Do you know any of these people? These CCTV images have been released by police in Calderdale of people they would like to speak to.

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Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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Man in court for ‘tying rope’ across busy road

Man in court for ‘tying rope’ across busy road

A man was arrested and charged with causing danger to road users after he was allegedly seen to tie something across a busy road into Halifax.

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The attempted robbery occurred in Cross Street West.  Picture: Google.

Attempted robbery at Halifax newsagents

Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted robbery at a newsagents in Halifax.

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An 82-year-old woman was injured in the collision which occurred on Westgate in Honley.

Hit and run driver sought after Honley collision

Police are seeking a driver involved in a hit and run in the Holme Valley area that left an elderly woman needing hospital treatment.

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The Raggalds, Queensbury.

Cash stolen in Raggalds raid

Cash and office equipment was stolen in a burglary at the Raggalds Bar in Queensbury.

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