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Man pleads guilty to murder of Halifax mum

A 27-year-old man has this lunchtime (Friday) pleaded guilty to murdering Halifax mum-of-two Jessica King during a brief hearing before a crown court judge.

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Can you help police trace these people?

These CCTV images have been released by police in Calderdale of people they would like to speak to.

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Man jailed for axe attack in Halifax flats

A 36-year-old man has been jailed for more than five years after he injured his neighbour with an axe during an incident at a flats complex in Halifax.
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New report praises West Yorkshire Police

A new watchdog report has praised West Yorkshire Police (WYP) for its ethics, accessible complaints system and the treatment of staff.
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West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

West Yorkshire Police arrest 50 people during first week of drink and drug driving crackdown

Police in West Yorkshire have arrested 50 people since a festive crackdown on drink and drug driving began at the start of this month.
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Man who turned up uninvited at wedding of his ex-partner’s mum is jailed for early hours assault

Man who turned up uninvited at wedding of his ex-partner’s mum is jailed for early hours assault

A 42-year-old Brighouse man who forced his way into his ex-partner’s Halifax home in the early hours and assaulted her has been jailed for 10 months.

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West Yorkshire Police picture of Monika Lasek, 36, from Halifax who died following an incident at Solstice Way, Illingworth, on Sunday November 26. A man has appeared in court charged with her murder.

Husband in court accused of Halifax mum’s murder

A 35-year-old man accused of murdering his wife at their family home in Halifax has made his first appearance before a crown court judge today (Friday).

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Revealed: How long does it take West Yorkshire Police to answer your 999 call?

Police say the average time taken to answer 999 calls in West Yorkshire has been slashed by almost half.

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Monika Lasek, who died following an incident at Solstice Way, Illingworth, Halifax, on Sunday, November 26

Man in court today charged with murdering Halifax woman

A man will appear in court today charged with the murder of a 36-year-old Halifax woman.

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Monika Lasek

Man charged with murdering Halifax woman

A MAN has been charged with the murder of Monika Lasek from Halifax.

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Natalie Starr.

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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Man hit with golf club after confronting dog walker on the fairway

Man hit with golf club after confronting dog walker on the fairway

A man was hit with a golf club after asking a suspected trespasser to leave a course in Yorkshire.

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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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Cousin Lane, Halifax. Picture: Google.

Teenage girl assaulted in field near Halifax town centre

A teenage girl was assaulted in a field close to Halifax town centre.
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Police are appealing for information.

Police appeal after 'lone woman threatened during attempted robbery' in Todmorden

A masked male threatened a lone woman and demanded her car keys before fleeing in Todmorden, police have said.
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West Yorkshire Police officers will be travelling the county's roads in a heavy goods vehicle so they can film the habits of other drivers.

Police take to the road in HGV to catch law-breaking drivers in West Yorkshire

Police are out on West Yorkshire's roads in a heavy goods vehicle this week as they capture the driving habits of other motorists on camera.

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First West Yorkshire have had buses damaged in the attack - fortunately no-one has yet been hurt

Vandals bricking and egging Halifax buses are risking lives

Vandals bricking and egging buses in Halifax and Calderdale are putting lives at risk.

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Bus services have been attacked by vandals this week

Increased police patrols follow attacks on Halifax buses

West Yorkshire Police are joining with partners and stepping up patrols in the Claremount area of Halifax, following public concerns about a number of recent attacks on buses.

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Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'could have tried to disprove misconduct claims by remaining a police officer'

Ex-Chief Constable Mark Gilmore 'could have tried to disprove misconduct claims by remaining a police officer'

Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore could have tried to disprove the misconduct allegations against him by remaining as a police officer rather than retiring, a High Court hearing was told today.
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