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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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Cash stolen in Raggalds raid

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

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Police at the scene of a murder on Shirley Terrace, Gomersall...15th January 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Police get extension in Gomersal murder investigation

Detectives investigating the death of a man in Gomersal have been granted more time to quiz a woman arrested on suspicion of murder.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Calderdale man among five charged with boarding school assaults

A Sowerby Bridge man is among five charged with assault at a former boarding school.

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Jail for burglars who raided family homes and stole expensive cars

Jail for burglars who raided family homes and stole expensive cars

A judge has jailed two burglars who travelled over the Pennines to carry out a spate of day-time break-ins at family homes in Calderdale.

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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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Reader Sean Rothery shared this picture of police at the scene.

Masked trio armed with crowbar and sledgehammers try to rob Halifax bank in Elland

Masked men threatened staff during an attempted bank robbery in Elland yesterday afternoon.

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Two men charged with robbery, burglary and handling stolen goods after Boothtown incident

Two men have been charged with robbery, burglary and handling stolen goods.

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I’m not proud says Yorkshire coroner banned from driving for speeding

A senior Yorkshire coroner has been banned from driving for six months after racking up 12 penalty points for speeding in three years.

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Man, 18, in court over Halifax armed robbery

Man, 18, in court over Halifax armed robbery

A man appeared before Bradford Magistrates’ Court this morning following an armed robbery in the town last weekend.

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1989 - Laurence Winstanley murdered and body found in Baitings resevoir

Murder probe continues almost 30 years after body was found in reservoir

An investigation into the murder of man whose mutilated and decomposed body was found at a Ripponden reservoir almost 30 years ago are following new leads into the crime.

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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police have issued a warning about the latest prank doing the rounds on Facebook.

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Court artist sketch of Judge Jonathan Rose. Sketch by Julia Quenzler.

Halifax teenager who told court staff he was too ill for jury duty is locked up by judge

A teenage juror who claimed he was too ill to attend during a trial for causing grievous bodily harm has been locked up for being in contempt of court.

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Fly-tippers count the cost for dumping rubbish in the borough

Fly-tippers count the cost for dumping rubbish in the borough

Fly-tippers in Calderdale are counting the cost of their actions after two people were successfully prosecuted for dumping rubbish in the borough.

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Enquiries ongoing after man found with serious injuries

A man remains in a ‘serious condition’ after he was found with injuries at a house in Lightcliffe and was airlifted to hospital.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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