Anonymity order ends for convicted dealer
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
A District Judge in Londonderry has granted a police application not to extend an anonymity order in the case of a convicted drugs dealer, who was shot in the legs by paramilitary gunmen four years ago.
Mickey Harte gives Hackett evidence
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
Tyrone's Gaelic Football team manager Mickey Harte has given evidence to the Hackett murder trial in Dungannon Crown Court.
Stab death accused to go on trial
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
A man accused of a fatal stabbing in Ballycastle, Co Antrim has been committed to the Crown Court for trial.
Cocaine accused 'won money in bets'
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
An alleged drugs importer accused of financing a major consignment of cocaine won his money in football bets, the High Court heard on Monday.
Ex-scout's abuse jail term extended
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
An 11-year jail sentence imposed on a former scout leader who subjected five boys to systematic sexual abuse was unduly lenient, the Court of Appeal has ruled.
Compensation over child hospital death
Published: Monday, 03 March 2014
The parents of a child who died in hospital after undergoing an appendix operation are to receive £40,000 compensation, it has been announced.
Man in court on murder charge
Published: Saturday, 01 March 2014
A man has been refused bail after he appeared in court charged with the murder of Co Tyrone woman Mairead McCallion.
Man jailed for republican riot
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
A west Belfast man has been jailed for 21 months for throwing a petrol bomb at police during a republican riot.
Three jailed for Newry banking scam
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
A former bank manager, an ex-solicitor and a former financial advisor have been jailed for their roles in widespread financial fraud linked to bogus loans and mortgages.
Keith Gillespie in court in handcuffs
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
Retired premiership footballer Keith Gillespie appeared in court in handcuffs on Friday after a judge ordered his arrest.
Heaven story 'cover-up' by GAA star
Published: Friday, 28 February 2014
Sean Hackett, the Co Tyrone teenager accused of murdering his father, told a psychiatrist that his claims of wanting to send a parent to heaven were an excuse and "a good cover-up", the trial has heard.
Snapper in court over Lord Mayor protest
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
A press photographer has been found guilty of assaults on two police officers as Belfast's Lord Mayor was caught up in scuffles at a city park.
Court told 'DNA links men to shooting'
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
A senior prosecutor has said that two men, who deny kneecapping a Strabane man outside his home four years ago, can be linked to the incident by forensic evidence.
Pensioner fined over fatal crash
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
A 78-year-old motorist, who caused a collision which resulted in the death of a young motorcyclist, has been disqualified from driving until such time as he "passes the appropriate driving test."
Arrest warrant for NI's Keith Gillespie
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of retired Northern Ireland winger Keith Gillespie.
Northern Bank raid laundering sentence
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
A financial advisor from Co Cork has been given a five year suspended jail sentence for laundering money from the Northern Bank robbery.
Two jailed for attack on PSNI man's home
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
An Irish Army Reservist has been jailed on Thursday for gun charges arising out of an attack on a trainee policeman's home over four years ago - aimed at forcing him from the Co Fermanagh border town of Garrison.
Accountant in court over major drugs haul
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
A 68-year-old accountant has appeared before Londonderry Magistrates' Court on Thursday charged with offences linked to a £150k drugs haul.
Teen 'killed dad to alleviate depression'
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014
Sean Hackett, the Tyrone teenager accused of murdering his father, killed his dad in order to alleviate his own depression and send his father to heaven to watch over him, the court has heard.
GAA player 'had tried to strangle mother'
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The mother of a Tyrone teenager accused of murdering his father says her son had tried to strangle her three months earlier.
Anger at Hyde Park 'grubby secret deal'
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
The chairman of the Northern Ireland Police Federation has hit out at the "grubby, secret deal" between the government and 'on-the-run' IRA members.
Violent outburst as Rigby killers jailed
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
One of two men who brutally murdered a soldier on the streets of London has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars, while the second has been jailed for at least 45 years.
Shopkeeper charged over 'Ocean Snow'
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A Belfast shopkeeper has been convicted of having drugs he claimed to be a so-called legal high.
Ice cream man admits racial abuse
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
An ice cream van driver who admitted committing a hate crime by racially abusing a shopkeeper during the all-Ireland fleadh in Londonderry has been sentenced.
Couple 'deliberately demolished house'
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A barrister and his wife deliberately demolished their south Belfast home without the permission of a bank owed nearly £800k, a High Court judge has ruled.
Hospital attack woman breaches bail
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A woman, already charged with assaulting her brother while he was in an induced coma in Altnagelvin Hospital last month, has appeared at court in Londonderry charged with breaching her bail conditions.
Man denies liquid mercury charge
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A 40-year-old Co Armagh man has appeared in court on Wednesday where he denied terrorist-related offences including the possession of liquid mercury.
Suspended jail term over tot's car death
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A man whose car killed a two-year-old boy when it rolled backwards has been given a suspended prison sentence.
Man jailed over bestiality images
Published: Wednesday, 26 February 2014
A 55-year old man who was found guilty of making indecent images of children and possessing images of extreme pornography has been handed a 15-month prison sentence.
Case collapses over IRA Hyde Park bomb
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
The case against a Co Donegal man accused of carrying out the 1982 Hyde Park bombing in London has collapsed, after being thrown out by a judge at the Old Bailey.
Men caught mid-theft 'were seeking sex'
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Two men caught trying to steal diesel from a lorry hire yard claimed they were in the area for sex, a court has heard.
Man to go on trial for sex abuse
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
A 47-year-old man has been committed for trial accused of sexually abusing two male victims over a 14 year time span.
Victim seriously hurt by 'man in boxers'
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
A man fighting for his life after being attacked in north Belfast was punched 16 times in the face within seconds, by a man wearing only boxer shorts, a court has heard.
GAA star denies murder despite shooting
Published: Tuesday, 25 February 2014
The trial of a Co Tyrone teenager accused of murdering his father has been told that he admits the killing but denies the murder charge.
Murney acquitted over terrorism charges
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
Éirígí press officer Stephen Murney has said he spent "14 months in custody for nothing" after being acquitted of a series of terrorism charges.

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