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Mother crushed to death because ‘driver wanted to keep bus warm’

A mother-of-four was crushed to death by a runaway bus because the driver wanted to keep it warm for passengers, a court heard on Thursday.

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Man and woman arrested following search operation

Man and woman arrested following search operation

Two people have been arrested in Lisburn on suspicion of possessing criminal property.

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New police chief for city

New police chief for city

Lisburn’s new police chief, Supt. Davy Beck has taken up his new post and is looking forward to continuing to work with the local community.

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Owen Gardner was sentenced at Belfast Crown Court

Three-and-a-half years for knife-wielding street robber

A 22-year old man from Dunmurry who committed two early-morning street robberies whilst armed with a Stanley Knife was handed a three-and-a-half year sentence yesterday.

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Lagan Valley Hospital, Lisburn,

Police investigating alleged assault at hospital A&E department

Police officers investigating an alleged assault in the Accident and Emergency department at Lagan Valley Hospital in Lisburn have issued a public appeal for witnesses to come forward.

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People trafficker cannot be sent back to Romania: judge

A convicted people trafficker will not be extradited back to Romania because he may endure inhumane jail conditions, the High Court ruled today.

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Trio charged after power tools stolen from shop

Three men are to appear in court after power tools were stolen from a shop in Lisburn.

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Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Hunt for gang responsible for spate of burglaries across Northern Ireland

Police are hunting a criminal gang thought to be behind a series of burglaries at shops and filling stations right across Northern Ireland.

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Joseph McManus appeared via video-link from Maghaberry Prison

Inmate gets new jail term for punching prison doctor

The brother of a murdered pizza delivery driver has been jailed for eight months after he admitted punching a prison doctor in the face.

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Lisburn assault: Police renew appeal for witnesses as man is charged with GBH

Lisburn assault: Police renew appeal for witnesses as man is charged with GBH

Detectives are continuing to appeal for witnesses following a brutal assault on two men near the Lagan Towpath in Lisburn on Thursday, May 24.

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Glenavy man accused of brothel keeping and blackmail denied bail

Glenavy man accused of brothel keeping and blackmail denied bail

A Co Antrim man charged with brothel keeping as part of a police investigation into INLA activities also allegedly targeted five building sites in an extortion racket, the High Court heard today (Tuesday, May 29).

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Cllr Luke Poots.

DUP councillor denies dangerous driving charge

Lisburn and Castlereagh DUP Councillor Luke Poots is to contest a charge of dangerous driving.

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Crumlin man to stand trial on burglary charges

Crumlin man to stand trial on burglary charges

An alleged burglar from Crumlin is to stand trial accused of stealing thousands of pounds worth of jewellery from homes in Belfast.

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The aftermath of the incident just a few days after Christmas in 2014

Bus driver admits killing woman in Lisburn station incident

A bus driver has changed his plea in the case of a woman who died almost three-and-a-half years ago at a Lisburn bus station.

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The man is charged with smuggling drugs into Maghaberry last Thursday

Maghaberry cocaine smuggling accused ‘part of crime gang’

A man who police claim is a member of an organised crime gang has appeared in court accused of smuggling cocaine into Maghaberry prison.

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Now GB scheme savaged in MPs’ report

The RHI scheme in Great Britain has failed to meet its objectives or provide value for the expected £23 billion cost to taxpayers, according to an influential Commons committee.

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Police investigating burglaries at commercial premises

Police investigating burglaries at commercial premises

Police are appealing for information in relation to two burglaries at commercial premises in Carryduff.

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Man accused of breaking ex-partner’s jaw granted bail

Man accused of breaking ex-partner’s jaw granted bail

A man accused of breaking his ex-partner’s jaw and telling a female accomplice to hold her face so he could see what he was kicking has been granted High Court bail.

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Money stolen during burglary in Lisburn

Money stolen during burglary in Lisburn

Detectives investigating a burglary at a house in the Gregg Street area of Lisburn on Wednesday, May 9 have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Pair to appear in court following burglaries

Pair to appear in court following burglaries

Two people are due in court today after elderly residents were targeted during burglaries and attempted burglaries.

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