Man jailed for assaulting his father
Published: Friday, 26 December 2014
A man who assaulted his father after they ran out of beer on Christmas Eve has been jailed for four months.
Judgment made in ROI pregnancy case
Published: Friday, 26 December 2014
Doctors in the Republic of Ireland have been granted High Court permission to switch off the life support machine of a brain-dead woman who is being kept alive because she is 18-weeks pregnant.
Burglary accused 'carried out sex attack'
Published: Tuesday, 23 December 2014
An intruder allegedly subjected a woman to a "manic" sex attack in her home, the High Court has heard.
Man jailed over Oscar Knox theft
Published: Monday, 22 December 2014
A man has been given an eight month jail term for the theft of funds from the Oscar Knox charity appeal.
Man jailed for causing river death
Published: Monday, 22 December 2014
A bodybuilder, who put his own life in danger trying to save a drowning man he'd earlier fought, has been jailed for a total of nine months for causing his unlawful death.
Tyrone woman jailed over explosives
Published: Monday, 22 December 2014
A Co Tyrone woman caught with explosive substances in the boot of her car has been sentenced to a total of three years in jail and put on the Counter Terrorism Register for 10 years.
Ex-banker escapes jail for £103k theft
Published: Friday, 19 December 2014
A former Ulster Bank investment banker fled the courthouse in Londonderry on Friday after being handed a suspended sentence for stealing £103k from a client's accounts.
Derry man 'attended suicide bomb camp'
Published: Friday, 19 December 2014
Suicide bomb training is provided at camps like the one allegedly attended by a man from Londonderry, the High Court has heard.
Trial of former RUC detectives collapses
Published: Friday, 19 December 2014
The trial of two former RUC detectives dramatically collapsed on Friday after the prosecution offered no evidence against them.
Casement planning decision quashed
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014
Planning permission for the £80m redevelopment of Casement Park has been quashed by a High Court judge.
Jail term for eight-death road crash
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014
A Co Donegal man has been jailed for two years for dangerous driving causing the deaths of eight people in Ireland's worst road crash four years ago.
Two remanded over terror charges
Published: Thursday, 18 December 2014
Two men from Newry have appeared in court charged with terror offences following an undercover operation targeting dissident republicans in the city last month.
Man denies Belfast double murder
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014
A 33-year old Belfast man has denied murdering a man and woman who were beaten to death in a flat in the east of the city last December.
Man remanded over terrorist activity
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014
A man charged with assisting terrorists is held in high regard by dissident republican leaders as a "world of information" on potential security force targets in Northern Ireland, a court has heard.
Community service for abortion protestor
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014
A leading anti-abortion campaigner must serve 100 hours community service for harassing a Marie Stopes clinic director at her Belfast offices, a judge has ruled.
Bill Cosby sex assault case dismissed
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Bill Cosby has dodged potential charges of sexual molestation filed against him by alleged victim Judy Huth after the Los Angeles County District Attorney ruled she had waited too long to prosecute.
Family disappointed with murder sentence
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
The family of Marion Millican, who was brutally killed in her Portstewart workplace, said they were disappointed with the 16 year sentence handed down to her former partner and murderer, Fred McClenaghan.
Solicitor found guilty of sexual assault
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
A solicitor has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a fellow lawyer at a function.
Polanski wants conviction dismissed
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Lawyers representing director Roman Polanski have filed court documents to have his 1978 sex crime conviction dropped.
Worker accused of £500k theft from firm
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
A former bookkeeper has been charged with stealing more than £500,000 from an architectural firm she worked for, it has emerged.
Foster seeks Belfast area plan review
Published: Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster is to seek the suspension of a planning blueprint for greater Belfast as part of her legal challenge to its approval by an Executive colleague, the High Court has heard.
Solicitor 'groped' female colleague
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
A judge has heard claims that a solicitor was "loud, drunk, arrogant and out of control" when he was alleged to have groped a fellow lawyer at a function.
Man fined over fuel laundering waste
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
A Co Armagh man was fined £7,500 and received a suspended prison sentence at Newry Magistrates' Court on Monday over the discovery of fuel laundering waste on his land.
Casement Park decision was ‘unlawful’
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
Northern Ireland's Environment Minister acted unlawfully in approving a new 38,000-seat GAA stadium in the heart of west Belfast, a High Court judge has ruled.
Man refused bail over Dungiven arson
Published: Monday, 15 December 2014
A 53-year-old man charged over an arson attack on his ex-partner's house in Dungiven has been refused bail at Londonderry Magistrate's Court on Monday.
Murder suspect 'may have left NI'
Published: Friday, 12 December 2014
A suspect in a west Belfast alleyway murder may have left Northern Ireland, the High Court has heard.
Co Armagh murder charge dropped
Published: Friday, 12 December 2014
A man accused of a 16-year-old republican execution has had the murder charge against him dropped, a judge has heard.
Ten charged with McPeake intimidation
Published: Friday, 12 December 2014
Ten people are facing prosecution over allegations they forced a folk musician ultimately cleared of sexually abusing a girl to flee his home, it has emerged.
Man jailed over pensioner death
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014
A man has been jailed for four-and-half years for the manslaughter of Coleraine pensioner Bernie Acheson.
Coroner hears evidence on birth trauma
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014
Senior Coroner John Leckey has been hearing evidence on the traumatic delivery of a baby in Belfast's Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital last year - the details of which may disturb some viewers.
Man in court over 'campaign against hotel'
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014
A man allegedly took part in a campaign of arson and intimidation against a Co Down hotel after being ejected over suspected drug dealing, the High Court has heard.
Ex-DJ Teret jailed for sex offences
Published: Thursday, 11 December 2014
A former DJ friend of Jimmy Savile has been jailed for 25 years for a string of historical sex offences committed against 11 women.
Legal challenge over NI abortion law
Published: Wednesday, 10 December 2014
The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission has said it intends to launch a legal challenge over the region's abortion laws.
Carer sentenced over patient ill-treatment
Published: Wednesday, 10 December 2014
A care assistant at the Rush Hall Nursing Home in Limavady, Co Derry, has been sentenced after pleading guilty to two charges of ill-treating two elderly dementia patients under her care.
CIRA 'plot to smuggle weapon in loaf'
Published: Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Secret MI5 recordings of top-level Continuity IRA meetings in Newry revealed plans to smuggle a weapon inside a loaf of bread, the High Court has heard.

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