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‘Loner’ who harassed Sinn Fein councillor is ordered to do Community Service

A Sinn Fein councillor and two other victims who were harassed by a “loner” were left feeling “scared, frightened and upset”, a court heard today.

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Carrick man banned from keeping dogs

Carrick man banned from keeping dogs

A pet owner has been banned from keeping dogs after he caused unnecessary suffering to his Staffordshire bull terrier

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Police advice: 7 ways to help protect your home against crime over the summer

Police have warned householders to maintain a security conscious approach at home over the summer months.

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John Dallat ‘drove against flow’ of Kilrea parade

Two wildly different accounts have emerged of an incident in which a politician claimed he was set upon by a mob at a band parade in Co Londonderry.

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65 year old man who was murdered in Randalstown in the early hours of Thursday 08 January was Nelson Cheung, a businessman who had lived in the Ballymena area

Cheung murderers needed money to ‘pay off drug debt to paramilitaries’ - court told

Two Co Antrim men who admitted murdering a businessman and seriously injuring his wife after ramming their jeep needed to raise money to pay paramilitaries over a drugs debt, a court heard today (Monday).

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Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police appeal over ‘panther’ on loose report

Police have issued one of their more unusual appeals following the report of a large black cat - possibly a panther - on the loose.

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Car stolen in aggravated burglary at Ballygally

Car stolen in aggravated burglary at Ballygally

Police are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in the Brustin Lee area of Ballygally in the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

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The car pictured following the collision.

Police investigate collision

Police are appealing for information following a road traffic collision on the Bog Road.

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Raided hospital
lockers for cash

Raided hospital lockers for cash

A heroin addict who caused £800 worth of damage to staff lockers at Belfast City Hospital has been warned he risks a ten-month jail term.

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Silver Saab was ‘in the vicinity’ during two burglaries

Detectives are appealing for information following reports of burglaries at two commercial properties in the Ballymena and Antrim areas on Saturday, June 10.

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Teens interviewed over People’s Park arson

Teens interviewed over People’s Park arson

Detectives investigating three incidents of arson that took place at the end of April in the Ballymena area, have interviewed two 17 year old males in connection with the fires.

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Police Ombudsman's office

PSNI right to damage car, says Ombudsman

The Police Ombudsman’s Office has rejected a claim that police failed to make reasonable efforts to avoid having to damage a parked car which was blocking a fire engine on its way to a blaze.

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Naked man went on ‘rampage’ through hotel

Naked man went on ‘rampage’ through hotel

A naked man who rampaged through a Portrush hotel spraying a fire extinguisher whilst headbutting room doors was standing at the entrance with just his socks on when police arrived.

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Michael McIlveen.

Murdered teen’s brother ‘must stay out of Antrim’

The brother of a murdered schoolboy who is accused of arming himself with a ‘hunting knife’ and chasing one of those convicted of the 2006 killing, has failed in a bid to vary his bail conditions.

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Postal staff alerted by smell of drugs

A Galgorm man tried to buy drugs over the internet but alert postal staff smelt the herbal cannabis and called in police.

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Detectives probe a series of commercial burglaries in Ballymena

Detectives are investigating six commercial burglaries in Ballymena.

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‘Demons’ from the past led man to ‘challenge member of Catholic church’

‘Demons’ from the past led man to ‘challenge member of Catholic church’

A man consumed by “demons” from his childhood decided to “challenge a member of the Catholic Church” before going to Mass armed with a Stanley Knife where he left a priest terrified, a court heard.

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PSNI dogs applauded after 'detaining armed man'

Police have praised the work of their dogs on Facebook after they "responded to the report of a male causing serious injury to a female in the Greater Belfast area recently".

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Spat in police van as ‘he was annoyed’

Spat in police van as ‘he was annoyed’

A man who spat in the back of a police cell van which cost £55 for a “deep clean” has been jailed for two months.

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