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‘Wild west scenes’ as man is shot in Garvagh

A shooting incident in Garvagh early on Sunday morning has been described as ‘like the wild west’ by the SDLP’s Assembly member for the area.

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Portadown man Robert Hamill, who was murdered in 1997.

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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Tractor similar to the one stolen

Police probe tractor theft in Magherafelt

Magherafelt police are investigating the theft of a tractor from the Coolshinney Road area of the town.
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Trio released after firearm is recovered in quarry near Dungiven

Trio released after firearm is recovered in quarry near Dungiven

Detectives investigating violent dissident republican activity have released three men arrested in Dungiven and Eglinton pending reports to prosecutors.
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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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Caught with cocaine in a nightclub toilet cubicle

Caught with cocaine in a nightclub toilet cubicle

A judge warned the amount of cocaine in Northern Ireland is increasing as he sentenced a man detected in a night club toilet cubicle with the Class A drug whilst out over the Halloween period.

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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 officers assaulted after coming to aid of stricken teenager

Police officers assaulted after coming to aid of stricken teenager

Police officers in Maghera came under attack from a group of youths while responding to a report of a teenager lying unconscious in the street.

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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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Marion Millican was murdered in the Portstewart launderette where she worked in March 2011

Marion Millican gun killer had a ‘diseased mind’

The man who murdered Marion Millican had a “diseased mind” and had been descending into a “Narnia of darkness” before killing her over six years ago, a court has heard.

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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. 

Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye.com

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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Herbal cannabis

Three quizzed after drugs uncovered in Draperstown

A quantity of herbal cannabis was seized in Draperstown earlier today after police stopped a car.
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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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