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Police investigate fatal house fire in Castleford

A woman has died in a house fire at Castleford this morning.

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West Yorkshire Police's new Assistant Chief Constable, Tim Kingsman.

West Yorkshire appoints new police boss

West Yorkshire Police has announced the appointment of a new Assistant Chief Constable.

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Search for children missing from Batley takes police to investigate links to Hungary

Search for children missing from Batley takes police to investigate links to Hungary

A senior police officer says they are increasingly concerned for the welfare of two children who have been missing for almost a fortnight and have extended the investigation to Hungary.

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An eerily quiet M62.

M62 closure latest: Extreme winds could keep road closed into Saturday

The M62 remains closed tonight and motorists are advised to avoid travelling across the Pennines unless necessary.

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Fire crews were at a Castleford house fire this morning.

Man is rescued from fire in the early hours at a house in Castleford

An elderly man has been taken to hospital this morning after being rescued from a fire at his home.

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The stolen Land Rover

Stolen Land Rover used in ram-raid attack on a shop near Wakefield

A stolen car was used in a ram-raid in West Yorkshire and police are asking for the public to help their investigation.

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Will this crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire affect your commute home tonight?

Will this crash on the M62 in West Yorkshire affect your commute home tonight?

Three lanes of the M62 are closed as emergency services deal with a collision between a HGV and a car.
Transport
Police searching for wanted man around Knottingley. Have you seen him?

Police searching for wanted man around Knottingley. Have you seen him?

A man who is wanted by police may be in the Knottingley or surrounding areas.

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Motorway cop praised for heroic actions as crashed van teeters over edge of motorway bridge in West Yorkshire

A hero policeman who physically held onto a crashed van to stop it falling over a motorway bridge with the driver still inside has said he was "just doing his job".

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Do you know where the missing animals are?

Owner and police appeal for return of stolen piglet and kitten in Wakefield

Police are appealing to the public to help get a piglet and a kitten that were stolen from a West Yorkshire farm safely re-united with their owners.

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Girl, aged 12, dies after being in hit and run near Knottingley

Girl, aged 12, dies after being in hit and run near Knottingley

Police have named a young girl who was seriously injured in a hit and run last month and has since died.
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