Reason for fatal crash will never be known

A court has heard the reason why an accident occurred in which a 51-year-old woman was killed will ‘never be known’.

A generic image of a dog being captured by authorities in England

Single council accounted for 39% of dogs destroyed by local authorities

The numbers of dogs killed by local authorities varies to an extraordinary degree across each of the Province’s 11 council areas, a breakdown of new figures indicates.

The flat where the body was found

Woman's body may have lain in flat 'for more than two years'

Detectives say a woman whose body was found at a flat in west Belfast on October 6, may have died more than two years ago.
Dog mauled by other dogs

Pet dog Woody mauled by blood-thirsty lurchers

Two young children have been left traumatised after their pet dog was set upon by a pack of blood-thirsty lurchers.

PACEMAKER BELFAST  01- October - 2017:
Lisnaskea-based Victims Group South East Fermanagh Foundation (SEFF) today had its 5th Annual Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving.
It's been organised on behalf of those who are innocent victims of terrorism as well as their grieving families.
Those who were physically and psychologically affected and those who care for them will also be remembered and saluted for their courage.  The service was held in Fivemiletown Methodist Church on Sunday 1st October by Rev William Newell. 
Picture By: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker Press

Relatives of young Troubles victims united in praise for special service

It was “an honour and a privilege” to attend a special ceremony at which a memorial quilt was unveiled in memory of children who were murdered during the Troubles, a participant has said.

Police investigating Pomeroy incident

PSNI appeal after cars are damaged in Tyrone village

Police are appealing for information after a number of vehicles were damaged at Pomeroy.

Cannabis worth £400,000 recovered in Co Tyrone

Cannabis worth £400,000 recovered in Co Tyrone

Detectives from the PSNI Organised Crime Branch have today recovered cannabis with an estimated street value of £400,000.

James Barker, 12, was killed in the 1998 Omagh bomb

Omagh bomb victim’s mother: I vowed never to return to Ireland – but I will for James

A woman whose 12-year-old son died a brutal death in the Omagh bombing will this weekend come back to the land she vowed never to return to – to dedicate a patch in a memorial quilt in his name.

Police at the scene of the discovery of the body in the Moor Road area of Coalisland.

Date set for trial arising from Lithuanian’s death

Four Lithuanians are to stand trial next year on charges linked to the murder in a Coalisland garage of a fellow national, a court heard.

Police appealing for information

Pet cat shot and wounded in Maghera

A pet cat has been shot and wounded in Maghera, according to police.
Fentanyl is being mixed with heroin, the PSNI has said. The synthetic opioid is linked to two deaths in Northern Ireland.

Killer drug hits NI shores amid rise in heroin abuse

A health official has revealed a “concerning” rise in heroin use in Northern Ireland following police confirmation addicts are at risk from the killer drug ‘fentanyl’ being mixed in.


Woman arrested following spate of thefts

A 45-year-old woman has been arrested following a search in Co Tyrone related to a series of thefts across the region.

Marion Millican  and  Fred McClenaghan

Laundrette shotgun killer Fred McClenaghan finally admits Marion Millican murder

In a dramatic turn of events this afternoon, Co Londonderry man Fred McClenaghan finally admitted his guilt and was jailed for life for the shotgun murder of his former lover 51-year-old Marion Millican.

The Money Tree, Lisburn.

Illegal workers arrested: Takeaways facing possible fines

Three takeaways - in Lisburn, Banbridge and Dungannon - are facing potential penalties totalling £140,000 after immigration offenders from China were found working at their premises.

Crackdown on anti-social behaviour

PSNI plan crackdown on Dungannon 'drinking den'

Police in Dungannon say they are planning a crackdown on youths using 'The Lines' as a drinking den in the town.
Pacemaker Press 16-09-2016: 
Damien McLaughlin leaves Laganside Court on Friday, Charged in connection with the murder of  prison officer David Black  who was shot dead while driving to work in Maghaberry Prison in 2012.
Picture Pacemaker

David Black murder suspect to learn about extradition next month

A suspected dissident republican from Ardboe will hear next month whether he is to be extradited to Northern Ireland in connection with the murder of prison officer David Black, a court has heard.

Police asking parents to help tackle underage drinking at burial ground

Magherafelt police urge young people to 'show respect for deceased'

Magherafelt police are appealing to parents to help them stamp out under-age drinking and anti-social behaviour in the town.

Anthony Fox leaving a hearing concerning his parents' murders at the High Court in 2015

Son’s case over UVF probe ‘failings’ can proceed

A man who believes loyalist paramilitaries colluded with security forces in murdering his parents has won High Court permission to challenge alleged state failures to oversee and fund an effective investigation.

Police are investigating Cookstown assault

Trio taken to hospital after Cookstown street disturbance

Two men and a teenage boy had to be treated in hospital after a street fight in Cookstown at the weekend.

DUP MP Emma Pengelly has called for public funding for 'Relatives For Justice' to be stopped after it tweeted an image of a plaque in memory of three IRA men who were killed in 1988 while trying to killed a UDR soldier.

Funders won’t withdraw money over IRA tweet

An organisation that funds a victims’ group which tweeted a photograph of an IRA memorial plaque has rejected DUP calls for its finances to be frozen.

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