Man 'on solvent high' attacked teen
Published: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
A man who attacked a teenager in Belfast city centre while high on solvents has been sentenced to six months in jail.
London man accused of child sex abuse
Published: Tuesday, 12 August 2014
A 58-year-old man has been arraigned at the Crown Court in Londonderry on 10 charges of historic child sex abuse offences.
Proceedings begin over Hamill death
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
Committal proceedings have begun for three defendants - including a former RUC officer and his wife - all accused of perverting justice arising from a sectarian murder.
Car wash attendant jailed over sex attack
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
A car wash attendant who grabbed a woman between her legs has been jailed for four months.
Air passenger 'shouted obscenities'
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
An air passenger who shouted obscenities at a cabin crew member over the level of service on a flight to Belfast has been given a five-month suspended jail term.
Gambling addict jailed over fraud
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
A Co Antrim salesman has been jailed for six months after defrauding a car dealership out of almost £40,000 to fund his gambling addiction.
Ex-bankers to stand trial over '€8m fraud'
Published: Monday, 11 August 2014
Two former bankers with the defunct Anglo Irish Bank are to stand trial for alleged fraud over an €8m loan arranged for one of them.
Court order over underage Facebook users
Published: Friday, 08 August 2014
Facebook must disclose any available records on the number of underage account holders in Northern Ireland, a High Court judge has ruled.
Man to be tried over bomb hoaxes
Published: Friday, 08 August 2014
A Craigavon man has been sent to the Crown Court to be tried for causing multiple bomb hoaxes in his hometown, including at a police station and a youth club.
Derry GP charged with child sex abuse
Published: Friday, 08 August 2014
A local general medical practitioner has appeared at a preliminary enquiry hearing at Londonderry Magistrates' Court on Friday charged with child sex abuse offences.
Gang 'replaced dealers' after arrests
Published: Friday, 08 August 2014
A Lithuanian gang allegedly supplying heroin on the streets of Belfast recruited replacement dealers as members were arrested, the High Court has heard.
Warning over kids 'playing' on tracks
Published: Friday, 08 August 2014
Parents are being warned over the dangers of railway lines after young children were spotted playing 'chicken' on the tracks.
Man charged over aerosol explosion
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
A Belfast man has been remanded into custody charged in connection with a small explosion in the city centre.
Man in custody over stolen car
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
An alleged burglar has been remanded into custody accused of stealing a car connected to a house raid in southeast Belfast.
Baby to be adopted due to teen incest
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
A High Court judge has cleared the way for the adoption of a Northern Ireland toddler whose parents are teenage brother and sister.
Five in court over shoplifting spree
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
Five men have appeared in court in Londonderry accused of being members of a sophisticated cross-border gang of shoplifters.
Man admits arson at Colin Glen shops
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
A man has admitted burning down three shops in a complex owned by the Housing Executive on the outskirts of west Belfast.
Evidence outstanding in murder case
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
A prosecution solicitor has informed a judge in Londonderry that fingerprint evidence in relation to a police investigation of a murder which took place in the city last year, was still outstanding.
Couple deny sex abuse charges
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
A husband and wife have denied subjecting a mentally disabled woman to a shocking catalogue of rape and sex abuse while holding her hostage for almost 10 years in a so-called "house of horrors".
Co Down man faces jail over child images
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
A Co Down man has been told he faces a possible jail term after admitting making, distributing and showing indecent images of children.
Concern over autopsy report delays
Published: Thursday, 07 August 2014
Concerns have been raised over delayed post-mortem results due to the issues around the timeliness of reports completed by the State Pathology Department.
Bid to identify baby murder accused
Published: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
Publishing the identity of a woman charged with murdering her baby would be the "tipping point" for her to take her own life, a Belfast district judge has heard during a challenge by the Press to reveal the woman's details.
McCollum set to leave Peru for NI jail
Published: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
A Co Tyrone woman serving a prison sentence in Peru for drug smuggling is being transferred to a jail in Northern Ireland.
Taxi man 'pursued hit-and-run driver'
Published: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
A Londonderry taxi driver was praised by a district judge on Wednesday for pursuing a drunk hit-and-run motorist on the outskirts of the city last year.
Rental fraud suspect found at B&B
Published: Wednesday, 06 August 2014
An alleged fraudster thought to have fled to Germany was living in a Co Antrim guesthouse under a false name for three months, the High Court has heard.
Brothers 'failed to pay £3m landfill tax'
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Two former directors of a Belfast skip hire company are to stand trial over the alleged non-payment of nearly £3million in landfill taxes, a judge has ruled.
Man banned from every shop in NI
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
A District Judge banned a 24-year-old shoplifter from entering any shop or shopping centre in Northern Ireland.
Man travelled to city to riot
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
A 19-year old man who travelled from Co Armagh to Belfast to take part in a loyalist protest and who threw around 20 missiles at police when the protest turned to violence has been handed a 12-month sentence for rioting.
Man flashed 'due to severe itch'
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
A Co Down man who claimed he had a "severe itch" when he exposed himself to a female driver walked free from court with a three year probation order.
Mum-of-six died after drink and drugs binge
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
The cause of death of a mother of six, who died following a three day drinking binge, was her intake of alcohol mixing with four drugs in her body, the Coroner's Court in Derry has been told.
Ex-Radio 1 DJ admits child sex abuse
Published: Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Former Radio 1 DJ Chris Denning has pleaded guilty to a string of sex offences against young boys.
Bail refused for race attack accused
Published: Monday, 04 August 2014
An Armagh man accused of a "xenophobic" racist attack has been refused bail after a judge said there was too great a risk of him reoffending.
Businessman wins 'gay' harassment case
Published: Monday, 04 August 2014
A letting agency boss has been awarded £20,000 in damages for having his name falsely featured on gay dating websites, the High Court has ruled.
Jail for rioter 'caught twice'
Published: Friday, 01 August 2014
A Belfast man caught rioting twice during loyalist violence last summer has been sentenced to 12 months in jail.
'Ongoing concerns' over internment march
Published: Friday, 01 August 2014
A Crown barrister has spoken of "real and ongoing concerns with regard to public order" in Belfast ahead of next weekend's internment march, during a bail application held in the High Court on Friday.

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