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Elderly woman robbed after offering 'hitchhikers' assistance

Police have appealed for motorist vigilance after an elderly woman was robbed of cash by men she believed she was helping after crashing their vehicle.

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Roof tiler stopped by police after collecting friends

Roof tiler stopped by police after collecting friends

A roof tiler who went to collect friends in Cookstown and stayed on for a few drinks, has lost his licence for 15 months.

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Joiner showed ‘utter disregard’ for rules

Joiner showed ‘utter disregard’ for rules

A joiner caught driving while disqualified and with no insurance was given a three-month jail sentence, suspended for three years, at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Child abduction accused: we spent time eating Pot Noodles

Child abduction accused: we spent time eating Pot Noodles

A man accused of abducting a schoolgirl claims they spent a night together in the woods eating Pot Noodles, the High Court has heard.

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Electrician fined for indecent behaviour

Electrician fined for indecent behaviour

A Portglenone electrician who was ejected by door staff after urinating in the beer garden of a Magherafelt nightclub, was fined £115.

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Symbol of law and justice in the empty courtroom, law and justice concept.

Man tells police he has a ‘serious problem with cannabis’

A man who told police he had a serious cannabis problem, was ordered to carryout 100 hours of community service when he appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court.

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Man violently pushed officer on the chest

Man violently pushed officer on the chest

A County Tyrone man who violently pushed a police officer in the chest during a struggle, appeared at Magherafelt Magistrates Court on public order charges.

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Pensioners and wheelchair user ‘targeted by thief’

Pensioners and wheelchair user ‘targeted by thief’

A woman allegedly stole from pensioners and a wheelchair user in a crime spree across parts of Northern Ireland, the High Court has heard.

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Magherafelt Courthouse

‘Intoxicated man’ became aggressive towards police

An intoxicated man was arrested after a disturbance at a Magherafelt restaurant, the local Magistrates Court was told.

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Woman arrested after refusing to calm down in disturbance

Woman arrested after refusing to calm down in disturbance

A south Derry woman who was shouting loudly in a residential area of Magherafelt in the early hours of the morning, was given a four-month jail sentence, suspended for two years, at the local Magistrates Court.

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Motorist refused to give breath specimen

Motorist refused to give breath specimen

A south Derry motorist who failed to provide police with a specimen of breath for analysis, has lost his licence for three years.

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Bishop Street Courthouse

Jailed Maghera man planned 'lavish night out in Belfast' for girlfriend

A Maghera man who attempted to rob the customer service desk in Foyleside Shopping Centre has been jailed for two years.
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Door smashed during police raid

Mid Ulster police keep up pressure on suspected drug dealers

Cocaine with an estimated street value of £5,000 has been seized by police in the Mid Ulster area.

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Sparky

Sparky’s ‘horrendous death’ may have been captured on social media, say police

The ‘horrendous’ death of an 11 week old puppy may have been captured on social media, say police.

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Brigid Hughes has brought the case

Civil service ‘wrongly challenged’ in legacy funding case

A Stormont department is being wrongly challenged over former first minister Arlene Foster’s alleged block on discussion of a bid to fund legacy inquests, the High Court has heard.

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Appeal for witnesses of Portadown flasher to come forward

Have you been flashed at in Portadown by a drunk male recently?

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Seven arrested after man is stabbed

Seven arrested after man is stabbed

Six men and a teenager were arrested by the PSNI near Dungannon following a request from Gardaí investigating a stabbing in Co Longford.

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The case was brought by''Brigid Hughes whose husband was an innocent victim of the 1987 SAS Loughgall shooting

Inquests ‘could have drained £150m legacy funds’

A £150m government package to deal with all legacy issues in Northern Ireland could have been “drained” by a bid to fund inquests alone, the High Court has heard.

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The scene of the incident in Aughnacloy, Co Tyrone, which police are treating as attempted murder

PSNI ‘must keep extra patrols’ after Co Tyrone burglary

The PSNI has been urged to continue extra patrols in a village where a pensioner was hospitalised after falling from an upstairs window during a burglary at her home.

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The A5

A5 road project facing fresh delay

A new legal challenge to Northern Ireland’s biggest roads project will be heard in June, it was confirmed on Tuesday.

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