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Ballymoney man convicted of benefit fraud

A man was convicted at Antrim Crown Court today for claiming benefits he was not entitled to.

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McIlroy first chatted to the girl innocently on a social network

Man jailed for asking girl of 14 to strip for photos

A former children’s party organiser who sought online comfort from a teenage schoolgirl after his marriage broke down was given 12 months yesterday, for getting her to strip and email him the pictures.

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Jail for hospital hate crime man

Jail for hospital hate crime man

A man who spat upon and was verbally abusive to a doctor in a hospital hate crime has been given a ten months jail term.

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Hit and run appeal

Hit and run appeal

Police in Ballymoney are appealing for witnesses to a hit & run road traffic collision which occurred on the Drumagarner Road, Kilrea at approximately 20.45 hours on Monday 05/02/18. An unknown vehicle has been travelling towards Kilrea when it has struck temporary traffic lights implemented due to roadworks on the road. As a result damage has been caused to both the temporary traffic lights and a homeowner’s gate.

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Renewed appeal over Rasharkin arson attack

Detectives in Coleraine have renewed their appeal for witnesses and information following an arson attack at a house in the Churchfields area of Rasharkin on Monday 5th February.

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Accused of stealing bibles from St Patrick’s Church

A man has appeared in court in Coleraine accused of stealing bibles and hymn books from two churches in the north coast area.

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Jail threat hangs over local man

Jail threat hangs over local man

A man who was said to have “mooned” whilst being disorderly outside a major supermarket in Coleraine town centre has been warned that if he does not do 100 hours of unpaid work and adhere to a one year probation order he could face seven months in jail.

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Chinese tour guide ‘put under pressure’ over drugs

A tour guide accused of having £180,000 worth of cannabis was put under pressure by “sinister forces”, the High Court heard on Tuesday.

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Dunloy woman convicted of benefit fraud

A woman has been convicted at Coleraine Magistrates Court for claiming benefits she was not entitled to.

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Colin Howell is serving a minimum 21 years in jail for a double murder

Howell questioning on sex assault claim postponed

Plans to question convicted double killer Colin Howell about a new allegation of serious sexual assault were postponed at the last minute, his lawyer has confirmed.

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Colin Howell

Double killer Colin Howell to be questioned over new allegation

Convicted double killer Colin Howell is set to be questioned about a new allegation of serious sexual assault.

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The PSNI issued the warning on Tuesday after a 'malicious PDF document' was circulated throughout Northern Ireland.

'Malicious' document sparks PSNI cyber crime warning

The PSNI Cyber Crime Centre has issued scam warning after a 'malicious' document was emailed and circulated to several organisations in Northern Ireland.

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Case of man charged with assisting alleged offender is further adjourned

Case of man charged with assisting alleged offender is further adjourned

A Garvagh man charged with assisting an alleged offender in connection with an attempted murder in the town in December has had his case further adjourned until March.

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Scene of the road accident in the north Antrim village of Broughshane on Tuesday which claimed the life of Ronnie McCaughan. Photo: Pacemaker.

Ronnie was ‘near perfect’ says his brother Tommy

A Broughshane decorator and lay preacher who died in a road accident was “as near perfect as you could get” and never fell out with anyone in all his 70 years, his brother said.

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Scene of a road accident in the north Antrim village of Broughshane. The accident happened in the Main Street of the village which remains closed. It is believed a pedestrian was struck by a bin lorry.

Man dead after lorry tragedy

A man has died as a result of a collision outside Ballymena.

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Male arrested in Ballycastle

Male arrested in Ballycastle

A male is currently in police custody after being arrested in connection with a number of offences.

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Appeal following damage to house

Appeal following damage to house

Police in Limavady are asking for information after an overnight incident of criminal damage carried out on a new build property in the Mullaghinch Road area of Aghadowey.

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Police investigate burglary

Police investigate burglary

Police are appealing for information following a burglary in Ballycastle.

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PSNI probe string of burglaries in Ballymoney

PSNI probe string of burglaries in Ballymoney

Burglars have caused substantial damage while targeting three businesses in a small shopping centre in Ballymoney.

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Police appeal after GHDs and kids’ designer clothes stolen in burglary blitz

Police appeal after GHDs and kids’ designer clothes stolen in burglary blitz

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following reports of three burglaries at commercial premises in Ballymoney.

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