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.
Judge warns 'outsiders' to avoid riots
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
One of Belfast's top judges has warned would-be rioters from outside the city to keep away from riots there - as he jailed two men for such behaviour, including one from Newtownards.
Infidelity claim led to 'vicious' attack
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
A Co Londonderry man has been refused bail after the High Court heard claims he beat and kicked his girlfriend on the ground after accusing her of infidelity.
Mum's photos found on prostitution site
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
A Northern Ireland woman whose private photos appeared on a website for prostitutes is to receive £28k in damages, the High Court has ruled.
Armagh man charged with Dublin M1 drugs
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
An Armagh man has been charged in connection with the seizure of around €234k worth of cannabis in a car on the M1 motorway in Dublin.
Man in court over city murder attempt
Published: Friday, 14 February 2014
A man has returned for trial accused of attempted murder in Belfast.
Brothers in court over car-jacking
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
Two brothers are to stand trial accused of a car hijacking which led to a police officer suffering chest injuries, a judge has ruled.
'Sex offender gave girl an ice cream'
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
A category-one sex offender breached a ban on contact with children by giving an ice-cream to a girl believed to be five years old, a court has heard.
DJ Travis cleared of sex charges
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
DJ Dave Lee Travis has been found not guilty of 12 indecent assault charges.
Man accused of having terrorist cook book
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
A Londonderry man has been returned for trial at Belfast Crown Court charged with offences relating to bomb making and possessing a 'cook book' likely to be of use to a terrorist.
Housing Executive loses asbestos battle
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
Northern Ireland's Housing Executive have lost a legal battle over asbestos tests to be carried out in thousands of its properties.
Pregnant woman admits £21k church theft
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
A former treasurer of the Culmore Church of Ireland in Londonderry has pleaded guilty at the city's Crown Court to stealing £21,000 of the parish's funds.
Baby assault accused released
Published: Thursday, 13 February 2014
A man whose three-month-old baby daughter died after he allegedly shook her has had his bail conditions relaxed and been allowed to move back to west Belfast.

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