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New hearing to determine if trio linked to Robert Hamill murder should face trial

A decision to halt the prosecution of three people on charges linked to the loyalist mob killing of Catholic man Robert Hamill is to be quashed, High Court judges ruled today.

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Moneymore trio sentenced after admitting waste offences

Moneymore trio sentenced after admitting waste offences

A father and his two sons have been given suspended prison sentences after they pleaded guilty to a number of waste offences.

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Man returned for trial over Cookstown road death

A 29-year-old Tyrone man has been returned for trial for the manslaughter of a mum-of-two who died in a road accident over two and a half years ago.

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Local lad Deaglan Arthurs on 'Let It Shine'

Singer loses privacy case over ‘IRA dad’ report

A singer who appeared on a prime-time TV talent show has lost a legal battle to stop the press linking him to his alleged former IRA chief father.

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Tyrone man pointed gun at sister’s head and threatened to shoot her “in the face”

Tyrone man pointed gun at sister’s head and threatened to shoot her “in the face”

A 27-year-old Tyrone man who pointed a gun at his sister’s head, threatening to shoot her “in the face” was given the full minimum sentence of five years on Wednesday.

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Agharan Orange Hall, near Dungannon. Pic by Google

Vandalism at Orange Hall being treated as ‘hate crime’

Vandalism at an Orange Hall near Dungannon is being treated as a hate crime, police have said.

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Police appeal following collision

Maghera crash appeal: driver released on bail

Police are continuing to appeal for witnesses following yesterday's collision involving a cyclist and can on the Glenshane Road.

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Man assaulted in Magherafelt shopping centre

Man assaulted in Magherafelt shopping centre

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Meadowlane Shopping Centre, Magherafelt.

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Severe injuries sustained after firework thrown into car

Police have released a series of graphic images of fireworks burns - after a woman was left with serious injuries when a lit firework was thrown into a car.
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Chairman of the local Royal British Legion Richard Scott pictured at the scene. 

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Legion chairman: we’re not giving in after Sunday’s Omagh bomb

The bombers who targeted a Remembrance Day service in Omagh have not succeeded in deterring acts of commemoration in the town, said a leading member of the Royal British Legion.

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The man was released on Saturday.

One arrest after drugs are seized

Police have seized suspected cocaine in the Coalisland area during an operation targeting drug dealers.

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Drugs seized by PSNI in Coalisland

One arrest as suspected cocaine is seized at Coalisland

Police have seized suspected cocaine in the Coalisland area over the weekend.

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Thieves target 80-year-old woman in Dungannon

Thieves target 80-year-old woman in Dungannon

An elderly woman was the victim of an "opportunistic theft" at Dungannon yesterday, according to the PSNI.

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PSNI probe five burglaries in Mid Ulster area

PSNI probe five burglaries in Mid Ulster area

Detectives are investigating a series of five burglaries that took place in the Mid Ulster area on Thursday.

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‘Dangerous’ on the run Samurai sword killer arrested by PSNI

‘Dangerous’ on the run Samurai sword killer arrested by PSNI

A ‘dangerous’ convicted murderer, who has been on the run since Monday, was arrested by the PSNI late last night.

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POLICE are hunting for a prisoner who failed to return to Magilligan Prison after being released on day release.
Stephen Henry (41) did not return to jail after being allowed out yesterday to visit family.

Dangerous ‘Samurai Sword killer’ is still on the run

A convicted murderer, who failed to return to prison, remains on the run - five days after he went missing.

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Some of the illegal fireworks seized by the PSNI

'Very busy' Hallowe'en for Mid Ulster police - over 130 calls

Police had a "very busy" Hallowe'en night across the Mid Ulster area with more than 130 calls from the public.
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Manhunt launched after convicted killer fails to return to Magilligan Prison

Manhunt launched after convicted killer fails to return to Magilligan Prison

Police are seeking information as to the whereabouts of a prisoner who has failed to return to Magilligan Prison.
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Police appeal for witnesses to Cookstown attacks

Woman and man suffer burns in separate firework attacks at Cookstown

A woman sustained burns to her arms and legs and cuts after a firework was thrown at her car in Cookstown.
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