Car seized over drugs crime auctioned off
Published: Friday, 28 March 2014
Two drugs counselling organisations are to share an £11k windfall after a car belonging to a convicted drugs dealer was sold at auction.
'Supergrass evidence' in UVF murders
Published: Friday, 28 March 2014
Evidence from a loyalist supergrass was used to charge a man with the murders of two Catholic workmen 20 years ago, a court heard on Friday.
£450k drugs haul packed among clothes
Published: Friday, 28 March 2014
Herbal cannabis worth up to £450k was packed in boxes of leather trousers to disguise its smell, the High Court has heard.
Driver who killed cousin with car jailed
Published: Friday, 28 March 2014
A Tyrone man who mowed down and killed his cousin following a disagreement over a garden shed has been handed a three-year sentence.
Man sentenced over drug dealer threat
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
A man has received a suspended prison sentence for having an imitation firearm and a statement from a group which threatened to "execute and exile" drug dealers in republican communities.
Jail for spiking prison officer's drink
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
A Co Londonderry man was jailed for one month after he spiked the drink of a female prison officer while he was in custody.
Anger over fresh Donaldson inquest delay
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
The family of one-time senior Sinn Féin official Denis Donaldson, who was murdered just months after being outed as an MI5 informer, have hit out at gardaí over fresh delays in his inquest.
Man faces murder charge over third ex
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
A Co Down stonemason already charged with the murder of two ex-girlfriends is now set to be prosecuted over the murder of a third former partner.
Men jailed for prison drug smuggling
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
Two Belfast men who admitted their involvement in the attempted smuggling of drugs into Magilligan Prison last year, have both been jailed at Londonderry Crown Court.
Woman broke into elderly mum's house
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
A woman allegedly broke into her bed-ridden elderly mother's home in the middle of the night, the High Court has heard.
Ex 'broke in to stab new boyfriend'
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
A man allegedly broke into his ex-partner's home to slice and stab her new boyfriend in the head, the High Court has heard.
Pair jailed over card and cheque fraud
Published: Thursday, 27 March 2014
Two Zimbabwean men discovered in a north Belfast flat, which was being used as a counterfeiting factory, have been jailed for their roles in the enterprise.
Armed intruder 'made threats to kill'
Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014
A couple from west Belfast and their daughter have described how they were confronted by an armed intruder who targeted their home in an early morning incident.
Community worker's rape charge dropped
Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014
A loyalist community worker accused of raping a woman who later took her own life has had the charge against him withdrawn, it has emerged.
Pensioner bailed over McConville murder
Published: Wednesday, 26 March 2014
A veteran republican charged in connection with the murder of Disappeared victim Jean McConville allegedly gave advice that she should not be spared just because she was a woman, the High Court has heard.
Father 'shouldn't get jail' for abuse
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
A father who admits beating and neglecting four of his children who were sexually abused by their mother and others should not be jailed when he is sentenced next month, a court has heard.
Flag protestor jailed for rioting
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
A 34-year-old man who got his sister to lie on his behalf to a jury has been handed a three-and-a-half year sentence for his role in a riot in east Belfast.
Man jailed over Ardoyne riot gun
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
A convicted republican murderer, who has already had his licence revoked, has been handed a 12-year sentence for removing a semi-automatic gun from the scene of a riot in north Belfast.
City retailer pleads guilty over drugs
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
A retailer has pleaded guilty to having drugs as part of a continuing police crackdown on the sale of so-called legal highs.
Conditional discharges for parade breach
Published: Tuesday, 25 March 2014
Six members of a loyalist flute band have been convicted of breaching a ban on playing tunes outside a Catholic Church in north Belfast.
Woman jailed over unpaid restaurant bill
Published: Monday, 24 March 2014
A woman who left a restaurant without paying has been jailed in a bid to help her beat an addiction to drink.
Barrister convicted of harassing ex
Published: Monday, 24 March 2014
A senior barrister has been handed a three-month suspended sentence for harassing his ex-girlfriend.
Man jailed for abusing his brothers
Published: Monday, 24 March 2014
A 25-year-old man who sexually abused his four brothers, one by one, until they were old and strong enough to resist him has been jailed by Antrim Crown Court.
Swim instructor jailed over child abuse
Published: Monday, 24 March 2014
A former swimming instructor, who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a boy over a four year period, has been jailed for four and a half years at Derry's Crown Court.
Legal bid for erection of Irish street sign
Published: Monday, 24 March 2014
Belfast City Council is facing a High Court challenge over its policy on Irish language street signs, it has emerged.
Man in court over McConville murder
Published: Saturday, 22 March 2014
A veteran republican charged in connection with the 1972 abduction and murder of widow and mother-of-10 Jean McConville has been refused bail.
Four children 'abused by parents'
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014
Belfast Crown Court has heard the horrific sexual abuse and cruelty a boy and his three young sisters suffered at the hands of their own parents, uncles and others who visited their home dating back 30 years.
Keith Gillespie bailed over order breach
Published: Friday, 21 March 2014
Retired Northern Ireland winger Keith Gillespie appeared in court accused of breaching a court imposed non-molestation order for the second time.
Gas fitter jailed for Castlerock deaths
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
A Coleraine gas fitter has been sentenced to two years in prison after admitting the manslaughter of two Newtownabbey teenagers who died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Threats to wreck showroom over MOT fail
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
A man has been found guilty of threatening to wreck a car showroom armed with a mallet after failing his MOT.
Man entered hospital armed with hatchet
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
A man, who went into a Belfast hospital armed with a hatchet, has been given a four-month suspended jail sentence.
Scottish addict jailed for Twelfth riot
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
A 53-year-old heroin addict from Scotland who danced on top of a police Land Rover during a riot in north Belfast has been handed a three-year sentence.
Dog torture accused granted legal aid
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Two men accused of burning a family's dog to death are set to argue for the charges against them thrown out of court, a judge has heard.
Men 'covered in blood' after stabbing
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Two men were found covered in blood after a young man was stabbed in the head in a house in Limavady in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Londonderry Magistrates' Court has heard.
Driving ban for Professor Green
Published: Thursday, 20 March 2014
Rapper Professor Green has been banned from driving for a year and ordered to pay a £525 fine and costs after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

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