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Slow traffic on M62

Stop-start traffic and traffic heavier than normal on M62 westbound at J23 A640 / A643 (Outlane).

Conman posing as tax inspector tries to fleece £6,000 from pensioner

A conman pretending to be from the ‘income tax’ office attempted to steal £6,000 from a Huddersfield pensioner.

Around 3.5 million Britons have fallen victim to telephone fraud since 2010
Around 3.5 million Britons have fallen victim to telephone fraud since 2010

Detectives hunt 'very slim' knife robberies suspect

Detectives are searching for a ‘very slim’ suspect armed with a knife who is thought to be responsible for a robbery and attempted robbery.

Rapist behind bars after horrific attack

A vile rapist has been jailed for ten-and-a-half years for a violent attack on a woman.

Lennox Selby
Lennox Selby

False alarm as smoke seen rising from the motorway

Crews from Dewsbury Fire Station attended this scene on the M621 near Birstall Retail Park earlier after a huge plume of smoke was seen rising from the side of the road.

Smoke plume seen on the motorway
Smoke plume seen on the motorway (Image: BBC Radio Leeds)
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