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Handbag and purse stolen from parked car

Police investigating the theft of property from a car in Pomeroy have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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Man in court over ‘bad blood’ between families

Man in court over ‘bad blood’ between families

A mother and daughter were allegedly woken by a masked man carrying a knife as part of ongoing “bad blood” between families, the High Court heard on Monday.

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Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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CCTV images of hooded man wanted for questioning about the murder of Polish national Piotr Krowka in Maghera

Hooded man seen on CCTV sought by Krowka murder detectives

Chilling CCTV footage showing a murder victim’s last movements has been released in the hope of identifying a hooded man on the same Maghera street.

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Drugs and cash seized by police in Pomeroy last week. Pic by PSNI Cookstown

Police praised for seizing drugs in Pomeroy

Police have been praised for seizing illegal drugs and a substantial sum of cash during an anti-drugs operation in Pomeroy.

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Laying flowers at the scene where Marian Beattie was found murdered 45 years ago

Help to bring Marian’s killer to face justice

On the 45th memorial of the murder of Portadown girl Marian Beattie, her brother Gerard is asking for the public to help bring her killer to justice.

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The scene of the murder in Maghera

Youth arrested in Piotr Krowka murder probe

A 17-year-old male has been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of 36-year-old Piotr Krowka in Maghera.

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Police at the scene at a derelict property in Maghera on Friday as they launch a murder investigation into the death of Piotr Krowka.

Murder investigation launched after man's body found in derelict property

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man’s body was found at a derelict property in Co. Londonderry on Tuesday afternoon (April 3).

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Distribution of police stations in 1999. Compiled by Adam Kula

Revealed: two-thirds of all police stations shut in two decades

The number of police stations in Northern Ireland has been cut by two-thirds over the last two decades, new figures obtained by the News Letter reveal.

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The forklift truck was rammed through the door and metal shutter at MFL Plant Machinery. Pic by PSNI Magherafelt

Firm targeted by thieves offers £2,000 reward

A £2,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the conviction of thieves who used a forklift truck to smash their way into commercial premises in Maghera before making off with a number of power tools.

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Police renew appeal after man shot in head

Police renew appeal after man shot in head

Police have issued a fresh appeal for information following an attempted murder in Moneymore earlier this month.

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Police make 16 arrests over ‘busy weekend’

Police make 16 arrests over ‘busy weekend’

Local police dealt with more than 240 calls and made 16 arrests over the St Patrick’s weekend, it has been revealed.

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Police investigating thefts from vehicles

Police investigating thefts from vehicles

Police investigating thefts from unattended vehicles in the Magherafelt and Maghera areas over the past couple of days have appealed to motorists to take simple steps to protect their belongings.

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Ulster Bank, Magherafelt.

Bank staff praised for preventing £20k scam

Police in Magherafelt have praised staff at the town’s Ulster Bank for preventing an elderly woman from being scammed out of thousands of pounds.

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The forklift truck was rammed through the door and metal shutter at MFL Plant Machinery. Pic by PSNI Magherafelt

Thieves smash their way into business premises using forklift truck

Police officers are hunting thieves who used a forklift truck to smash their way into commercial premises in Maghera before making off with a number of power tools.

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Carndaisy Road, Moneymore. Pic by Google

Moneymore shooting: Police still trying to establish motive for attack

Detectives investigating the shooting of a young man in Moneymore on Friday, March 9 say they are still trying to establish a motive for the attack.

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Police are appealing for witnesses

Attack on Co Tyrone Orange Hall treated as 'hate crime'

Police are treating an incident in which a tin of paint was thrown at a County Tyrone Orange hall as a hate crime.
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The public consultation started today.

Fine for using phone while driving could increase from £60 to £200

A public consultation has opened today on proposals aimed at deterring the illegal use of a mobile phone while driving.
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Would you support more severe penalties for anyone found to be using a mobile phone illegally whilst driving?

POLL: Should the fine for using a mobile phone while driving in NI be more severe?

It's time to have your say.

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

Woman arrested for breaching bail terms

A south Derry woman was arrested after breaching her bail conditions by taking alcohol, Magherafelt Magistrates Court was told.

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