Crime

Crime

Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Convicted human traffickers from Eastern Europe will be subject to severe restrictions on their activities when they return home from Yorkshire to stop them arranging the trade in human misery in the region.

Crime 2
The scene outside Thornbury Barracks as police close off nearby roads.

Suspicious package at army barracks in Leeds - police close road and ask public to avoid area

POLICE have closed a road and after a suspicious package was found in the grounds of an army barracks in Leeds.

Crime 1
The spirit of Churchill has galvanised the country after Wednesday's terror attack outside Parliament.

Andrew Vine: We Are Not Afraid – an ordinary day that defeated terrorism

IN the hours after the terrorist attack on Parliament, a four-word phrase began trending on social media that was all the more eloquent for its simplicity.

Opinion 1
A vigil took place to remember PC Keith Palmer and other victims of the Westminster terror attack.

YP Comment: A nation’s debt to heroic police. Keith Palmer: An example to all

OUT of the darkness from this week’s horrifying events in Westminster comes the poignant beacon of hope that is the outpouring of support towards the brave police officers, members of the military and public servants who protect us all.

Opinion
BREAKING: First picture of young Sheffield man stabbed to death close to home

BREAKING: First picture of young Sheffield man stabbed to death close to home

A community is in a state of shock after a 'well liked' young dad was stabbed to death close to his home.

News
Crowds at the Trafalgar Square vigil after the Westminster terrorist attack.

Dr Mohammed Ali: Memo to the media – stop demonising Muslims over terrorism

WHAT do we really know about Khalid Masood? Well, police have now confirmed that the man who left four people dead and at least 50 injured in Wednesday’s Westminster attack was born Adrian Russell Ajao and used several other aliases.

Opinion 4
A still from the CCTV footage shared by Humberside Police detectives.

Video: Do you recognise burglars who targeted Hull business?

Detectives investigating a burglary at a business in Hull have released CCTV footage of two suspects.

Crime
Keith (right) and Ashley Boots

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

A “DISHONEST and manipulative” West Yorkshire police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

Crime
The site in Golcar where the tragedy happened. Image: Google Maps

LIVE INCIDENT: Worker crushed to death at West Yorkshire textile mill

An investigation has been launched into the death of a man who was reportedly crushed by a machine at a West Yorkshire textile mill.

Crime
Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar

Appeal: Police issue image of suspected Harrogate burglar

This is the man police want to identify after a house burglary in Harrogate.

Crime
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

More election fraud claims in Bradford and Huddersfield than London and West Midlands combined

NEARLY one in five alleged cases of British election fraud last year was recorded in West Yorkshire - with Bradford, Keighley and Huddersfield emerging as “high risk” areas, figures from the Electoral Commission show.

Crime 2
Halloween ride-out: 14 people charged over chaos caused in Leeds by motorbikes

Halloween ride-out: 14 people charged over chaos caused in Leeds by motorbikes

Police have charged 14 people with offences linked to a Halloween 'ride out' which forced the closure of a major Leeds road.

Crime
Armed police outside Leeds train station yesterday.

Police boost number of armed officers on duty after Westminster terror attack

Police chiefs have ordered a major surge in the number of armed officers on duty in the wake of the Westminster attack.

News

Two more 'significant arrests' as details of Westminster killer's past emerge

Two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, police have said.

Crime 2
Nont Sarah's on New Het Road, Scammonden

Appeal for witnesses of ‘Happy Valley’ style assault on moorland road

Investigating police officers are appealing for witnesses of an assault of man on a moorland road that is reminiscent of a scene from the TV hit series Happy Valley.

Crime
Rowlands Pharmacy in Queensbury. (Google Maps)

Burglary suspect ‘trapped for weeks’ in roof of Bradford chemist

A SUSPECTED burglar found dead in the loft space of a West Yorkshire chemist’s shop could have lain undiscovered for several weeks, it was reported today.

Crime 2
Ambulance crews battle to save the lives of terrorist Khalid Masood and police officer Keith Palmer.

How religious conversion turned the boy from Kent into an Islamic terrorist

The Westminster attacker was born on Christmas Day and converted to Islam after years of criminality.
News
The Westminster attacker has been named as Khalid Masood.

Police probe violent past of the London terrorist who was born on Christmas Day

Detectives are exploring the past of the middle-aged murderer of many aliases who wrought carnage on Westminster, as arrests connected to the outrage were made across the country.
News
MPs observe a minute's silence to pay respect to the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in Westminster.

YP Comment: Defiance in the wake of terror – Why Britain will never be cowed

WHAT motivates Islamist extremists to murder and maim so indiscriminately has been – and remains – the world’s most intractable security challenge, with the noble pursuit of peace linked inextricably to the Middle East’s enduring bloodshed. Yet the most effective response is also the most simple – the “millions of acts of normality” highlighted by Theresa May as Parliament, London and the rest of the country showed that Britain will never waver in the face of terrorists like Khalid Masood, the known criminal and one-time teacher responsible for Wednesday’s atrocity.

Opinion 1
A floral tribute to victims of the Westminster terror attack.

Bill Carmichael: Good will prevail over the forces of evil

IN comments on Wednesday night, and again in Parliament yesterday, Prime Minister Theresa May rightly condemned the terror attack on Westminster as a “sick and depraved act” and vowed that the “forces of evil” would never be allowed to drive us apart.

Opinion
Load more