A paedophile with HIV who had unprotected sex with underage boys has had his life sentence quashed by top judges on appeal.
UK Coal is to close two of the last three deep pit mines by 2015
A bull has been rescued from a ditch by firefighters in Doncaster.
There is no damage visible from the outside of a house on Beech Road in Campsall, near Doncaster, where a man died yesterday when part of a chimney stack collapsed. The 33 year old is understood to have been working to install a log burner when the internal brickwork gave way.
A second person had to be taken to hospital and treated for the effects of shock but nobody else was seriously injured.
Police in South Yorkshire are searching for a man who escaped from a prison in Doncaster.
24-year-old Damian Pearson absconded from HMP Hatfield at around 7am this morning. He was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison for burglary at the beginning of last year.
A man's died after a chimney collapsed in a house in Doncaster.
Paramedics were called to Beech Road in Campsall yesterday. The chimney trapped a man in his 30s, believed to be a contractor working on the house.
Firefighters took around an hour and a half to release the man, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
South Yorkshire Police say they are concerned for the welfare of two teenagers, missing from Doncaster since June 24. Shannon Craft, 15, and Rebecca Hood, 18, were both reported missing earlier this week and police believe they may be together - possibly in Grimsby.
Shannon was last seen at her home the Hyde Park area just after midnight on Tuesday, 24 June. She is white, around 5ft 3ins tall, of small to medium build, with long dark hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing black leggings and a black Adidas jacket with three white stripes down the arms.
Rebecca was last seen in the Armthorpe area in the early hours of Monday, 23 June. She is described as white, around 5ft 3ins tall, of stocky build with shoulder length blonde hair and glasses. She was last seen wearing jeans, a black top with diamante detail with a green handbag.
A delegation from across Yorkshire will make a bid to bring the High Speed Rail College to Doncaster today.
They will be telling the Government and HS2 officials why they should choose Yorkshire rather than Birmingham, Derby and Manchester who are also in the running to land the research and teaching centre:
There have been angry scenes in Doncaster today as the Council controversially voted to close its seven care homes for the elderly unless it can find someone else to take them over.
Families whose loved ones in their 80s and 90s may have to move to private care homes, say the upheaval could put their lives at risk. Jon Hill has more:
Doncaster Council has controversially voted to close its 7 remaining care homes for the elderly.
There was anger from campaigners at the decision who had gathered a 27,000 name strong petition against the closures.
It means 132 elderly people are now likely to have to move to private care homes in a phased programme of closures of the remaining care homes.
The council says it has been left with no choice as it has to find savings of £190m over 3 years.
Protestors say the lives of some of the borough's most vulnerable residents have been put at risk by the upheaval.
The authority says it will spend 3 weeks trying to find alternative providers to take over the 7 homes it has earmarked for closure.
Police in South Yorkshire are searching for a prisoner who absconded while he was at hospital.
Gary Clark, absconded from escorted leave from Cheswold Park Hospital in Cheswold Lane, Doncaster, on June 24.
The 48-year-old was on an accompanied visit into Doncaster town centre when he escaped from staff.
He was last seen heading towards North Bridge, in the town centre, on foot.
Detectives believe that Mr Clark, who is originally from the Leeds area, may be making his way out of the immediate area in an effort to contact friends or family.
He is described as around 5ft 9ins tall and of a medium build. He has a shaved head and, when he was last seen, he was wearing a grey tracksuit.
The go-ahead has been given to build 151 new houses on the site of Doncaster Rovers' old ground Belle Vue.
Councillor Chris Mills, said:
“The Belle Vue re-development project has taken a lot of planning from the Council and Barratt Homes, and I am very pleased to see permission granted on the scheme. This project will add even more high quality housing to Doncaster, helping to improve an already thriving area.”
Belle Vue Football Ground was home to Doncaster Rovers from 1922 to 2006, when the club relocated to their current home, the Keepmoat Stadium. It was demolished following the move, and the ground has been vacant ever since.
South Yorkshire police are appealing for help to find a 32-year-old woman who has gone missing from Doncaster. Elizabeth Cullen was last seen around 8am on Friday June 20, 2014, when she left her partner near the train station.
At the time of her disappearance she was wearing a white t-shirt and blue jeans with a jumper tied around her waist and trainers. She is described as white, approximately 5ft 2ins tall, with short ginger hair.
She is of slim build and has a tattoo of the names Liz and Craig on her left arm/shoulder. She also has distinctive scarring on her head. Anyone who knows Liz's whereabouts should contact police.