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.
Former Gaelic star on trial for murder
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A former rising Tyrone Gaelic football star has gone on trial accused of murdering his father.
Careless driving charge over road death
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A pensioner who was due to go on trial on Monday for causing the death of a man almost three years ago pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of careless driving.
Man in court over warning to drug dealers
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A north Belfast man has pleaded guilty on Monday to having an imitation gun and a statement from a group which threatened to "execute and exile" drug dealers in republican communities.
Prison death family in legal challenge
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
The identity of a high-ranking prison officer granted anonymity at an inquest for a man who died in jail already is widely known, the High Court has heard.
PSNI vehicle death ruled 'accidental'
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A man who died after he was hit by a police Land Rover nine years ago ran in front of the vehicle for a "joke" while it was responding to an emergency call out, a coroner has said.
Jailed carer's home up for sale
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A Co Down carer who took advantage of an elderly man's love and infatuation resulting in him writing cheques of more than £100,000 to the woman has not yet sold her house to pay the money back, a judge has heard.
Man freed over pregnant girlfriend attack
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A Londonderry man who punched his former pregnant girlfriend twice in the stomach telling her "you should probably have a miscarriage now" has been freed on a suspended detention sentence.
Man pleads guilty over beach crash
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
A Donegal man has pleaded guilty at Derry's Crown Court to committing a series of driving offences at Benone Beach last summer during which a mother and her young daughter were struck by a BMW car.
DJ Lee Travis to face retrial
Published: Monday, 24 February 2014
DJ Dave Lee Travis is facing a retrial on charges of indecent and sexual assault, a court has heard.
Cannabis found at Chinese restaurant
Published: Saturday, 22 February 2014
A 54-year-old man appeared in court on Saturday morning over a £150,000 cannabis find at a Ballymena restaurant.
Doctor's assault trial adjourned further
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014
The trial of a doctor who allegedly assaulted police following a Christmas night out in Londonderry has been further delayed after the defence said they had yet to receive CCTV footage of the incident.
Men deny killing Coleraine man
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014
A senior judge warned that he will not tolerate any further prosecution delays in handing over material to defence counsels acting for 14 men charged in connection with the manslaughter of Coleraine man Kevin McDaid.
Killer in further legal aid challenge
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014
Convicted child killer Robert Howard is to launch a High Court challenge over a decision to refuse him additional legal aid for the inquest into the death of Co Tyrone schoolgirl Arlene Arkinson, who went missing 20 years ago.
Millie Martin murderer to appeal verdict
Published: Friday, 21 February 2014
A man jailed for murdering his ex-partner's 15-month-old baby daughter Millie Martin is set to appeal the guilty verdict.
Rioter jailed after seeking imprisonment
Published: Thursday, 20 February 2014
A man has been jailed for his part in Twelfth of July rioting - after urging a judge not to spare him prison.
Prisoner 'punished for Duffy connection'
Published: Thursday, 20 February 2014
A man jailed over a mortar bomb plot was unlawfully punished for associating with prominent republican Colin Duffy while on temporary release, the High Court has heard.
PSNI 'struck deal to allow flag protest'
Published: Wednesday, 19 February 2014
Police allegedly struck a deal with loyalist community representatives to allow a Union flag demonstration parade to take place in Belfast in return for guarantees there would be no violence, a court has heard.
Former champion athlete's bail refused
Published: Wednesday, 19 February 2014
A former champion youth athlete accused of trying to stab a woman to death must remain in custody, a Belfast High Court judge has ruled.
UDA book author sought at inquest
Published: Wednesday, 19 February 2014
The family of a young Catholic postal worker gunned down by loyalists in Belfast have urged a coroner to order 12 former suspects and an author on the UDA to give evidence at his inquest.
Driver 'facing jail over child death'
Published: Wednesday, 19 February 2014
A Bangor man who has pleaded guilty to causing the death of a two-year-old boy by careless driving still faces jail, a judge warned him as he adjourned sentencing for a week and released him on bail.
Woman to go on trial for baby death crash
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
A woman accused of killing a baby in a car crash was committed for Crown Court trial on Tuesday.
Fourth man guilty of Comber murder
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
A Newtownards man has become the second person to be found guilty by a jury and fourth convicted of the murder of Co Down farm labourer Philip Strickland.
Man laundered stolen Northern Bank cash
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
A financial advisor from Co Cork has dramatically changed his plea to guilty on the fourth day of his trial for money laundering arising out of the £26.5m Northern Bank robbery.
Court order granted over 'legal highs'
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
A court has permitted Belfast City Council to destroy items seized from a city centre bookshop as they have been deemed unsafe for sale.
Mayor's 'life in danger' during attack
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
An attack on Belfast's Lord Mayor in a city park put his life in danger, he has told a court.
NI recruiting new State Pathologist
Published: Tuesday, 18 February 2014
A recruitment campaign has been launched to find a new State Pathologist for Northern Ireland following the retirement of Jack Crane.
Farmer found guilty of Comber murder
Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
Co Down farmer Jimmy Seales has been found guilty of murdering Comber man Philip Strickland.
Flat buyers 'tried to escape contract'
Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
Apartment buyers issued builders with a five-day deadline for completing work in a bid to escape a contract after the market crashed, a High Court judge has ruled.
Court bans two women from NI hospitals
Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
Two women have been banned from entering any hospital in Northern Ireland as part of their court imposed bail conditions after they allegedly assaulted a patient in Altnagelvin's high dependency unit.
Officer failed to watch suicidal inmate
Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
A prison officer has admitted that he "wilfully neglected" his duty by not making appropriate checks on a suicidal prisoner who took his own life at Maghaberry in 2008.
'State agents involvement' in Kingsmill
Published: Monday, 17 February 2014
The lone survivor of the Kingsmill massacre 38 years ago believes state agents may have been involved in the attack, a coroner's court has heard.
Father-of-two jailed for pedestrian death
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
A 24-year-old father of two, who admitted causing the death of a pedestrian knocked down and killed on a Belfast road, has been handed a three-and-a-half year prison sentence.

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