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.

CCTV and lighting put up to deter vandalism

Moves to deter vandals attacking Magherafelt church

CCTV and extra lighting has been put up around the Church of the Assumption in Magherafelt to deter vandalism.

Sinn Fein's Ian Milne was elected to Mid-Ulster, at the Ballymena count in 2016.

Omagh lawyer serves writ on Sinn Fein MLA for UDR murder

A lawyer behind the landmark Omagh bomb civil action has served a writ on Sinn Fein MLA Ian Milne in relation to the 1976 murder of a Co Londonderry UDR soldier.

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.

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.
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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.

Marion Millican. Picture: Pacemaker

Man goes on trial for Portstewart killing

A 55-year old man accused of murdering his ex-partner was consumed by “a burning resentment” after she ended their relationship, a jury heard on Thursday.

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.

The scene on the Killybracken Road

Three-year ban for fatal crash lorry driver

A Co Down motorist involved in a fatal road collision which claimed the life of a 69-year-old man has been banned from driving for three years.

Robbery accused appeared by videolink at Magherafelt Courthouse

Two cows had to be euthanised on Maghera farm, court told

A farmer has been fined a total of £1,765 at Magherafelt Magistrates Court for various livestock offences.

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