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.
Man jailed over nephew abuse
Published: Friday, 01 August 2014
A Co Armagh man branded by a judge as a "sexual predator'' has been jailed for five years for the "repeated and persistent'' sexual abuse of his young nephew.
Rolf Harris to challenge conviction
Published: Friday, 01 August 2014
Rolf Harris has applied for permission to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.
Woman 'left children home alone'
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
A woman who admitted leaving her three young children home alone overnight has narrowly escaped being sent to jail.
Bail over 'witness protection breach'
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
A 32-year old woman has appeared in court accused of using her position as an employee of the Housing Executive to identify people under witness protection.
Rogue DJ facing further theft charges
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
A DJ who cancelled bookings on the mornings of weddings by falsely claiming his father had died is to face extra charges.
Bakery sacked woman for being pregnant
Published: Thursday, 31 July 2014
A bakery has been ordered to pay more than £20,000 to a former worker after an employment tribunal found she had been sacked for becoming pregnant.
No review over Rolf Harris sentence
Published: Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Rolf Harris will not see his jail term challenged by the UK's chief legal adviser for being too lenient.
Jade Jagger conned out of jewellery
Published: Tuesday, 29 July 2014
Sir Mick Jagger's jewellery designer daughter Jade Jagger has been conned out of more than £30,000 worth of gems by a celebrity stylist.
Shop thief told 'pay up or go to jail'
Published: Tuesday, 29 July 2014
A north Belfast man who stole almost £15,000 from his employers has been given six months to repay the money by a judge or face a prison sentence.
Rioter 'poured beer' on police officer
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
A young Belfast man who poured a tin of beer over a police officer during street disorder which erupted last summer has been handed a suspended prison sentence.
Belfast carjacking accused in court
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
A 33-year old man arrested in connection with a hijacking in west Belfast, during which a female motorist had her car taken at knifepoint, has appeared in court.
Man accused of trying to kill partner
Published: Monday, 28 July 2014
A man has been remanded into custody accused of trying to kill his partner by suffocating her with a plastic bag, a quilt and duct tape in Co Armagh at the weekend.

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