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Family of murdered Wakefield schoolgirl Elsie Frost fighting on after death of prime suspect Peter Pickering

The family of a Wakefield schoolgirl murdered in the 1960s say they will continue their fight to ‘get the truth out there’ despite the recent death of the prime suspect.
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The idea of fracking in Yorkshire continues to cause division.

Fracking near ex-mining areas in Yorkshire ‘risks disaster’ warns leading earthquake expert

More rigorous checks are needed to identify the potential dangers of fracking in coalfield areas of Yorkshire and other parts of the UK, a former Downing Street advisor has warned.

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The With Banners Held High March makes its way through Wakefield. Pictures: Simon Hulme

Marching with pride as With Banners Held High returns to Wakefield during TUC festival

Historic miners’ banners were carried with pride through the centre of Wakefield for the first time in more than three decades this morning as trade unionists came together to reflect on past battles and the challenges ahead.

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The woman was knocked down in Holderness Road, near to the Ings Road and Maybury Road junction. Picture: Google

Woman, 77, dies after being hit by cement mixer lorry in Hull

An elderly woman has died after being hit by a cement mixer lorry in Hull earlier today.

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Charles Bronson is due to stand trial after an alleged assault at HMP Wakefield.

Charles Bronson to stand trial in Leeds over alleged attack at Wakefield's 'Monster Mansion' prison

Charles Bronson, the man known as Britain’s most notorious prisoner, is to stand trial in Leeds over an attack allegedly carried out while he was being held at HMP Wakefield.

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Pontefract man jailed for nine years after admitting historic child sex offences

Pontefract man jailed for nine years after admitting historic child sex offences

A Pontefract man has been jailed for nine years after admitting a string of sexual assaults on a child.

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Armed police swoop on Leeds house to arrest man over Burmantofts Street drive-by shooting

Armed police arrested a suspect in a drive-by shooting when they swooped on a house in Leeds during the middle of the night.

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Leeds detectives continue to investigate Chapeltown shooting after search draws a blank

Detectives investigating a reported drive-by shooting in Leeds say enquiries will continue despite a lack of physical evidence from the scene.

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Detective Superintendent Tariq Ali, of Cleveland Police, addressing the media.

Murder investigation begins after Leeds woman found dead in her home

Police have launched a murder investigation after a Leeds woman was found dead at her home in Middlesbrough.

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Nigel Fox was jailed for a year for setting up fake insurance policies.

Hull man acted as 'ghost broker' to set up fake car insurance policies for hundreds of people

A man from Hull has been jailed after he admitted to setting up fake car insurance policies for hundreds of people.
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The member of the public was approached by a reported rape victim in Morley Street, Bradford. Picture: Google

Bradford police want to trace woman who reported being raped in city centre

Police in Bradford are trying to trace a woman who reported being raped in the city centre during the early hours.

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'If you saw what I saw...' - Yorkshire traffic officer busts five common speeding myths

'If you saw what I saw...' - Yorkshire traffic officer busts five common speeding myths

A Yorkshire police force has revealed five of the most common myths about speeding - and the truth behind them - in a bid to make motorists drive more safely.

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Boyfriend joked about forced marriage with alleged victim in weeks before sham holiday

Boyfriend joked about forced marriage with alleged victim in weeks before sham holiday

The boyfriend of an alleged victim of forced marriage told a court she had joked about her parents "giving her away" weeks before she flew to Bangladesh on a sham holiday.

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Leeds gun crime: Man, 20, turned up at hospital after being shot in Chapeltown in 'targeted' attack

An investigation has begun into a drive-by shooting in Leeds last night which left a man needing hospital treatment.

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Plea for return of beloved Fender Stratocaster stolen from car in Leeds

Plea for return of beloved Fender Stratocaster stolen from car in Leeds

Thieves stole a beloved electric guitar from a car while it was parked behind a house in Leeds overnight.
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Road closed in Ilkley as emergency services work at crash scene

Road closed in Ilkley as emergency services work at crash scene

Police are warning drivers to find alternative routes as emergency services work at the scene of a crash in Ilkley.

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Police investigating a burglary in Leeds want to identify the man in this CCTV image.

Three high value cars stolen after burglars broke into Leeds house for keys

Three high value cars were stolen after burglars broke into a house in Leeds during the middle of the night.

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Do you recognise any of the men in these CCTV images?

CCTV appeal: Police investigate 'racial abuse' on train by men believed to be Leeds United fans

Police investigating alleged racial abuse on a train between Leeds and Sheffield want to identify these men.

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Detectives investigating targeted shooting by masked men at traffic lights in Leeds

A large police cordon remains in place more than 12 hours after masked men carried out what is believed to have been a targeted shooting on a busy Leeds road.
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Ruby Chadwick, left, walks out onto the pitch at Elland Road wearing a shirt carrying her dad's name.

Daughter of murdered Leeds man Adam Chadwick walks out onto pitch with LUFC players

The daughter of murdered Leeds man Adam Chadwick wore a football shirt bearing his name as she walked out onto the pitch alongside Leeds United players this weekend.
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