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Arrests across NI during probe into arson attacks at homes of serving police officers

Police probing serious attacks on the homes of serving police officers have made nine arrests across Northern Ireland.

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Was on his way to collect his child

Was on his way to collect his child

When he used his mother’s car to collect his child a 41-year-old man was not covered by insurance, Banbridge Magistrates Court heard last week.

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Convict caught trying to smuggle drugs into jail wins appeal

Convict caught trying to smuggle drugs into jail wins appeal

A Lisburn man who tried to smuggle up to £8,000 worth of drugs into prison has won an appeal against his three-year sentence.

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Women threatened with knife and hammer during incident in Lagmore

Three men have been arrested following a number of incidents across Belfast during the early hours of this morning, Friday, February 17.

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Anti-social yobs steal bins from children’s home

Anti-social yobs steal bins from children’s home

A Lisburn councillor has hit out at anti-social youths who stole bins from a children’s home in Dunmurry.

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Sinn Fein Lagan Valley candidate Dr Peter Doran with the party's leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill

Friends of murdered lecturer say SF candidate should clarify stance

Friends and former colleagues of murdered law lecturer Edgar Graham have expressed concern that a Sinn Fein election candidate – and fellow legal academic – has declined to condemn his murder as a crime.

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Edgar Graham, the Ulster Unionist Assembly member and Queen's law lecturer who was murdered by the IRA at point blank range. Picture  Pacemaker Press

Sinn Fein law lecturer won’t condemn IRA murder of QUB academic

A Sinn Fein election candidate who works as a law lecturer at Queen’s has declined to say whether he believes the IRA were justified in shooting dead Edgar Graham at the university in 1983.

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Beer kegs stolen from pub

Beer kegs stolen from pub

Police investigating the theft of beer kegs from a pub in Dromara have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Police make appeal after break-in at house in Dromore

Police make appeal after break-in at house in Dromore

Police are appealing for information following the report of a burglary at a house in the Castle Wood area of Dromore on Monday 30th January.

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Woman attacked by two teenagers in Lisburn

Police investigating an attempted robbery in Lisburn during which a woman was set upon by two youths have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Trading Standards have issued advice after some consumers fell foul of an online scam.

Man conned out of £2,200 in online concert ticket scam

Trading Standards Service has urged potential ticket purchasers to exercise extreme caution when using online ticket booking services for concert and sporting events.

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Man accused of harassing female

Man accused of harassing female

A Lisburn man accused of harassing a woman and using sectarian language towards her has been refused bail at Craigavon Magistrates Court.

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Two-month jail sentence for pensioner who breached sex offenders register

Two-month jail sentence for pensioner who breached sex offenders register

A retired vice principal and convicted pervert who breached the sex offenders register has been sentenced to two months in jail.

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Police urge householders not to keep large sums of cash at home

Police urge householders not to keep large sums of cash at home

Police have urged local residents not to keep large quantities of cash in the house.

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Longstone Street, Lisburn.

Car passenger ‘slashed pedestrian with machete and shouted sectarian abuse’ in Lisburn

A teenage car passenger allegedly slashed a pedestrian with a machete and shouted sectarian abuse at him, the High Court heard yesterday.

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Dr Mark McClure pleaded guilty to two charges of voyeurism

Radiologist tried to film Hillsborough practice’s unisex toilet

A radiologist at a Hillsborough private practice stashed his mobile phone in an air vent to record patients using the unisex toilet, a court has heard.

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Detectives continue probe into burglaries at commercial premises

Detectives continue probe into burglaries at commercial premises

Detectives in Lisburn Reactive and Organised Crime Branch have issued an appeal for information about two burglaries that occurred at commercial premises in Lisburn and Dundonald last month.

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Pictures of the damaged Renault Scenic that were posted on the PSNI Craigavon Facebook page.

Man arrested after dramatic police chase

Police arrested a 35-year-old man in the Newry area on Wednesday, February 1 following a dramatic pursuit that involved officers from several different districts, including Belfast, Lisburn, Craigavon and Banbridge.

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Car destroyed in suspected arson attack

Car destroyed in suspected arson attack

Police investigating a suspected arson attack in the Dungonnell Road area of Crumlin on Tuesday, January 31 have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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