24 October 2014
South Yorkshire Police Commissioner election overshadowed by grooming
A 47-year-old man appears in court charged with murder following the death of a man found stabbed at a house in Bradford.
Three members of Bradford family found dead at their home were stabbed to death and a fourth died from hanging, post-mortem tests reveal.
The former treasurer and head of tax at the Bradford-based Morrisons supermarket chain appears in court charged with two counts of insider trading.
Leeds Rhinos centre Kallum Watkins signs a new five-year deal with the Challenge Cup holders.
24 October 2014
South Yorkshire Police Commissioner election overshadowed by grooming
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A 47-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering a man found stabbed at a house in Bradford.
Marek Benak, 23, was found dead on 23 October at a property in Great Horton Road.
A 47-year-old man, from Bradford, was remanded in custody by the city's magistrates.
A soldier from Newsome, Huddersfield, has just yomped his way through what's considered to be one of the toughest tests facing the modern day soldier.
Gunner Adam Dyson (pictured), 30, of 4th Regiment Royal Artillery, has completed the Nato-run Exercise Cambrian Patrol - an annual event which features long-distance marching over the Cambrian Mountains before culminating in a shooting match.
Adam says: "I'd heard from others who've completed the patrol how gruelling it is, but that makes the achievement of getting through all the greater".
Yorkshire Bank is being put up for sale.
Its owner, National Australia Bank, has said it's looking for a quick exit from all its UK operations.
Shocking video footage has emerged of West Yorkshire firefighters coming under attack from rockets as they arrived to tackle a blaze.
Hundreds of NHS staff have responded to the Ebola outbreak by travelling to West Africa to work in treatment centres in spite of the risks.
Dr Geraldine O'Hara is one of them. She's an infectious diseases registrar from Huddersfield working for Medecins San Frontieres in Sierra Leone, in an area called Kailahun.
This afternoon will be mild and rather cloudy.
Across the Pennines, the cloud will be thick enough to give a little patchy rain.
It'll be a lot milder than yesterday with highs of about 17C (63F).
Huddersfield Town defender Murray Wallace has extended his contract until the end of the 2016-17 season, after which the the club has an option on a further year.
The 21-year-old was out of contract at the end of this season.
Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell told the club's website: "He is the sort of young player that I want in the group, one that is young, hungry to learn and do well for Huddersfield Town".
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A unique view of one of West Yorkshire's engineering feats will be on offer in November, the Canal and River Trust has announced.
The 22m Thornes Lock on the Calder and Hebble Navigation in Wakefield is being drained so repairs can be carried out, including the fitting of new lock gates.
On Sunday 16 November, visitors will be able to walk along the lock bottom and see what usually lies beneath the water. The event runs form 09:30 until 15:30.
The mother of a South Craven soldier shot dead in Afghanistan has welcomed news the last British combat troops have been pulled out of the country - so more soldiers do not have to die.
Medical examinations suggest a Bradford father killed his family before taking his own life.
Detectives have revealed that Jitendra Lad was found hanged, after his wife and daughters had been stabbed to death at the family home in Clayton.
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A new book provides a glimpse of "Secret Bradford", revealing fascinating views of the district as most people have never seen it.
Former Bradford Bull Sam Burgess (pictured) has been backed to be a success in Rugby Union by World Cup winner Jason Robinson.
Robinson remains arguably rugby's ultimate dual coder having achieved great success with Wigan in League, before winning the World Cup with England in 2003.
But the challenge facing Sam Burgess is a daunting one.
People in Walsden, Todmorden, Hebden Bridge and Mytholmroyd are being reminded that flood warning signs will be sounded today as part of annual maintenance tests.
The Environment Agency uses the sirens to warn the Upper Calderdale communities when rivers are expected to flood.
There are eight sirens in the area which are about as loud as those used by emergency vehicles, according to Calderdale Council.
Join me on BBC Radio Leeds as I find out more about new research suggesting British people are genetically programmed to be less cheerful.
More from the negotiations at Leeds United between Neil Redfearn and club owner Massimo Cellino (pictured) over Redfearn taking over as head coach.
It had appeared yesterday that talks had stalled, but it now seems the two parties are closer to compromise. I understand Redfearn's terms for taking on the role were initially resisted by Cellino.
But it's now hoped a contract can be signed which will reward Redfearn and protect his work at the Leeds United academy while also satisfying Cellino.
Medical examinations suggest a Bradford father murdered his family before taking his own life.
Detectives have revealed that Jitendra Lad was found dead after his wife and daughters had been killed.
A Keighley nursery is being subjected to a "relentless" barrage of destructive attacks by vandals.
BBC Travel News reports the Harrogate Road in Wetherby is closed and there's queuing traffic in both directions between the Wentworth Gate junction and the East Park Road junction.
This is due to an accident involving two vehicles. Drivers are being warned to expect big delays in the area.
Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision in Batley following the death of the pedestrian involved.
The collision happened at about 08:50 on 29 September on Hanover Street opposite the entrance to Wards Hill Court. The pedestrian, 99-year-old Jennie Sheard from Batley, walked behind a White VW Crafter as it started to reverse.
She was initially treated for a minor head injury but she was later re-admitted when it was found she had fractured ribs. She died at Dewsbury and District Hospital on 23 October.
Looking elsewhere in Yorkshire, BBC News Online has a fascinating article looking at a sea disaster off Whitby which one survivor claimed was worse than the Titanic.
It all took place 100 years ago when a World War One hospital ship ran aground just a mile off the North Yorkshire coast leading to the loss of 85 lives.
A dramatic three-day rescue mission ensued resulting in scores of lives being saved - but it also spelled the end of the era of the rowing lifeboat. Read all about it here.
The results of post-mortem examinations suggest a Bradford father killed his family before taking his own life.
Detectives have revealed that Jitendra Lad probably hanged himself on Monday after stabbing to death his wife, Daksha and their two teenage daughters over the weekend.
The world's biggest sleeping bag was unfurled yesterday - ahead of a sleepout event at Bradford Bulls' stadium in aid of two charities.
The Yorkshire Bank could be floated on the stock exchange as part of an exit strategy from the UK by its owners.
The National Australia Bank has announced a 1% fall in profits to £3bn - and says it's "an absolute priority" to get out of Britain.
Together, the Clydesdale and Yorkshire have more than 320 branches here.
Firework hooligans have been issued with a tough warning by Bradford's public safety boss following two incidents where people were put at risk.
In case you missed it, the top story in West Yorkshire overnight was the latest on the four members of the same Bradford family who were found dead in their home on Monday.
Jitendra Lad, 49, his wife Daksha, 44, and their two daughters Trisha (pictured,left), 19, and Nisha (pictured, right), 16, were found at a property on Blackberry Way, Clayton.
Police have now revealed the results of post-mortem tests which show the three women were found stabbed in their beds while Mr Lad died from hanging.
There's more evidence that a Bradford father murdered his family before taking his own life.
Detectives have revealed the results of medical tests, which suggest Jitendra Lad probably hanged himself after the deaths of his wife and daughters.
It's nearly 5 November and if you're in Leeds that evening there are six council-run public bonfires and firework displays taking place.
The biggest bonfire, expected to draw in a crowd of 70,000 people, is at Soldiers Field at Roundhay Park and will be lit at 19:30, with fireworks at 20:00.
Other bonfires will take place at Bramley Park, Springhead Park, Woodhouse Moor, Middleton Park and East End Park, all starting at 19:00 with fireworks at 19:30.
A woman and her daughters found murdered at their home in Bradford "all died in their beds as a result of stab wounds", police have revealed.
More school photos and floral tributes left outside the house on Blackberry Way, Clayton, where four bodies were found on Monday.
Bradford Bulls head coach Jimmy Lowes (picture) has told BBC Radio Leeds he's selected his new captain.
Lowes needed to make the decision following the retirement of previous skipper Matt Diskin at the end of last season.
Although Lowes has told the player in question, he's not revealing the name publicly just yet. More as soon as we hear.
Police say a mother and her two teenage daughters found dead at their home in Bradford were stabbed to death in their beds.
The results of post-mortem examinations showed that Daksha, Trisha and Nisha Lad all died at the weekend. Jitendra Lad died as a result of hanging on Monday.
I'm back at Blackberry Way in Clayton, Bradford, this morning - near the house where a murder inquiry continues after the discovery of four bodies there on Monday.
So many floral tributes have appeared here over the past 48 hours - about 50 or 60 so far. Some of them are school photos of the two teenagers who died, Nisha and Trisha Lad.
One of the tributes, from local councillors, reads: "With sympathy. Thinking of the family and friends at this sad time".
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It's a pretty misty and murky morning in Leeds city centre just now, so thanks to Chris Ogden for sending in this fantastic picture to remind us how beautiful West Yorkshire can be.
He took the picture yesterday on the tops above Hebden Bridge - and what a sight it is.
BBC Travel News reports there's very slow traffic on the A644 Wakefield Road in Mirfield from Cooper Bridge Roundabout to the M62 J25 roundabout junction.
Drivers in the area are being warned to expect delays.
It'll be a dull and in places damp start with patchy outbreaks of rain and also mist and fog patches, especially over the hills.
The hill fog will lift to leave a mostly dry day, but it'll remain rather cloudy across the Pennines where the cloud will be thick enough to give a little patchy rain - but thin enough to the east to allow some bright or sunny spells.
It'll be a lot milder than yesterday with highs around 17C (63F).
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