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The Yorkshire Post says: Priceless value of open justice. Time to reassess court closures

LIKE all public services, HM Courts & Tribunals Service should be moving with the times, making sure cases are dealt with expeditiously and utilising new technology. Yet this does not excuse the dismantling of the magistrates court network without...

today, 03:06 in Yorkshire & Humber

Could you get away with committing a crime? Millions of Brits think they could

Millions of adults think they could get away with ‘the perfect crime’ – because they watch so many TV thrillers, a study has found. 'Whodunnit' shows have become hugely popular with an average of almost four hours a week spent gripped by twists and...

today, 00:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

South Yorkshire family left distressed after burglars stole priceless engagement rings in daylight raid

A 22-year-old man has been put behind bars for over two years for his part in a South Yorkshire burglary, during which members of his group ransacked a family's home and stole priceless engagement rings. Peter James and two unnamed accomplices struck...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

More violent crimes per head in Yorkshire than in London, new figures show

Crime levels have plateaued after decades of falls amid an increase in killings, robberies and knife-related offences, official statistics show. Figures for the year to March have sparked fresh concern over rises in serious violence. The number of...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire school suspension rates highest across the country

Dramatically rising numbers of young people are being suspended from Yorkshire’s schools for “disruptive” behaviour, new figures reveal, as exclusion rates spike once again to top the tables nationwide. Across the country, more than 40 children a day...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Drunk burglar caught red-handed sneaking into Leeds house

A DRUNK burglar was caught after sneaking into a house in Leeds after the owner left the door unlocked to let out his cat. Yves Udahemuka and another man were caught red-handed in the living room of the property in Longroyd Place in Beeston. ->...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

'I'm going to find you. You are dead': Facebook stalker threatened to rip ex-girlfriend's face off in Leeds

A FACEBOOK stalker made threats to kill his former partner and "tear her face off" during a campaign of online harassment. Samuel Brown set up 25 fake profiles in order to bombard his ex lover with threats and abusive messages. -> Teenage...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

William Wallace: Brexit death threats to MPs show nothing has been learned from Jo Cox murder

HAS nothing been learned from the murder of Yorkshire MP Jo Cox by a far-right extremist? When Theresa May became Prime Minister she promised to heal the divisions in British politics and society that the referendum campaign had opened. Two year...

yesterday, 18:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Murder and manslaughter rates revealed by police for every area of Yorkshire

New police figures have been released today which show the number of homicides which have been committed in every part of Yorkshire. The data, released by police forces across the country, show West Yorkshire has the highest homicide rate in...

yesterday, 17:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

New police figures reveal West Yorkshire in top 5 areas for homicide in England & Wales

New figures have been released today which show that West Yorkshire is in the top 5 areas in England and Wales for rates of murder, manslaughter and unlawful killing. The data, released by police forces across the country, show there have been 28...

yesterday, 17:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weekend weather round-up: What to expect in Yorkshire over the next three days

Will the weather in Yorkshire this weekend be bright and sunny or bleak and grey? Here’s the weather forecast for Yorkshire over the next three days. In general, temperatures will still be warm, reaching peaks of around 24C, with it also feeling quite...

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sheffield mum sentenced to community order for allowing cannabis to be grown at family home

'This was a monumental error of judgement,' a judge told a young Sheffield mum who allowed a cannabis farm to be set up at her family home for the promise of a cash reward. Sheffield Crown Court heard how during a police raid of Amber Prior's home in...

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Flybe releases details of its summer 2019 flights from Doncaster Sheffield Airport

As the excitement builds in readiness for the big school summer holidays, smart families can already plan ahead for next year as Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is pleased to announce phase one of the summer 2019 Flybe schedule going on sale today....

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

The dramatic moment police officers take down burglary suspect after car chase through Leeds

These pictures show the dramatic moment an eyewitness captured police officers arresting a suspect following a car chase through the streets of Leeds. READ: Teenage boy stabbed in suspected 'arranged fight' in Leeds The incident happened on...

yesterday, 16:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Revealed: The blood types which make you most attractive to mosquitoes in the heatwave

Do you know your blood type? Because depending on the type of red stuff flowing through your veins, you could be especially delicious for mosquitoes in the summer heatwave. Researchers have found that people with a particular blood group are targeted...

yesterday, 14:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

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