Bradford Crown Court
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Drink driver Samantha Whitham, of Kirkburton, was trailed by motorist after crashing into street furniture, court told

The 46-year-old was followed by another driver after hitting some street furniture in Fenay Bridge

The scene of the crash on the M62 near Pontefract in West Yorkshire between a lorry and the mini bus carrying the hen party.

Minibus driver admits death charge in M62 hen party crash that killed Bethany Jones

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James Johnson, of Wyke, Bradford, has admitted causing the death of the 18-year-old by dangerous driving

Kirklees Magistrates Court

James Keddy, of New Mill, in court after hurling racist insults at man

The 40-year-old pleaded guilty to racially-aggravated disorderly behaviour at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Usman Saleem in court over one of the worst driving displays a Huddersfield police officer had ever seen

The 19-year-old, from Thornton Lodge, admitted dangerous driving

Abattoir owner Peter Boddy (right) has become the first person to plead guilty to criminal charges connected to the horsemeat scandal which rocked British supermarkets last year

Horsemeat scandal: Calderdale slaughterhouse boss Peter Boddy admits horsemeat charges

Boddy, who owns East head Hey Farm in Todmorden, admitted selling 50 horses for meat but failing to keep proper records to show who bought them

The Head of Steam, Huddersfield Railway Station

Pensioner Michael Jenkinson admits assault after throwing a drink over Head of Steam bar manager in row over food service

Kirklees magistrates heard that the pensioner was unhappy at the quality of food at the Huddersfield Railway Station pub

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

Sean Langshaw in court after police found £14,000 worth of cannabis growing inside his Primrose Hill home

Langshaw, 44, said he grew the drug for pain relief after suffering from osteoarthritis

Matthew Francois, left, and Rizwan Arshad
Bret Atkins and Jamie Snow

Racist letter bomb duo Bret Atkins and Jamie Snow tried to send explosives to Halifax solicitor

The pair  posted crude explosive devices and racist letters from HMP Full Sutton at York to solicitors in West Yorkshire and Lancashire

Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Luke Joseph of Sheepridge jailed after being part of knife gang that tried to hide in dog kennel to evade police

Joseph and the rest of a group climbed over garden fences as they tried to escape

Nathan Robinson in court after fracturing a man's nose in a Bradley road rage attack

Robinson, of Dalton, faces jail over the incident on Leeds Road in Bradley on July 23

Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Jack Russell owner had to punch 30kg Bull Mastiff on head after huge dog went went "ballistic", court told

The 30kg dog escaped from its Almondbury home after ‘going ballistic’ at the sight of the Jack Russell

Police

Calvin Smith of Crosland Moor stole wallet from police car when officer chased after shop thief

Smith, from Crosland Moor, saw an opportunity when he spotted the vehicle's open window

St George's Square

Football hooligan Craig Roberts gets 12 weeks for St George's Square brawl after Huddersfield Town v Barnsley game

Roberts, of Brownroyd Avenue in Rawthorpe, was involved in a mass brawl with Barnsley fans after a match in Huddersfield

Person using a laptop

Elland man Ian Nash jailed for child porn crimes

A 38-year-old man has been jailed for 10 months after police acting on a tip-off found hundreds of child porn images and films on his computer

Theresa Docherty, who threatened to harm a Newsome GP
Kirklees Magistrate's Court

Ahmed Sudah banned from the road after stealing his girlfriend's car and then crashing it

Sudah, of Lighcliffe Road in Crosland Moor, admitted aggravated vehicle taking at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

David Richter, of Coral Homes UK

West Yorkshire Business Jury's verdict on flexible working

Members of the West Yorkshire Business Jury have welcomed new rules on employees requesting flexible working arrangements

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