Monthly Archives: November 2016
A PRISONER has died inside the top security Maghaberry jail. He is the third male prisoner to lose his life in Co Antrim jail over the past month. The Coroner, the police and the Prisoner Ombudsman's Office have all been informed of the death. It is not yet clear as to...more
SDLP North Belfast MLA Nichola Mallon has welcomed news that Pope Francis is to make a visit to Ireland, north and south in August 2018.
A 41 year old man who carried out a paramilitary style shooting in north Belfast six years ago has been given a 10 year sentence at Belfast Crown Court today. Patrick Joseph O’Neill, from Eithne House in Duncairn Parade, was convicted of wounding with intent and...more
POLICE are appealing for information after thugs vandalised a defibrillator in east Belfast at the weekend.
A local businessman has pledged that the smashed defibrillator will be back in working order...more
A SENIOR police officer has said car criminals involved in "death-driving" are putting lives at risk.Chief Inspector Norman Haslett was speaking after police dealt with a stolen car that was driven at high speed through west Belfast on...more
THE PSNI say it is hitting drug gangs hard in their pockets as part of an ongoing crackdown on street dealers. The police have released figures for the latest stage of its campaign to tackle street-level drug dealing across Northern Ireland. Operation Torus ran from...more
THE head of the PSNI in Belfast has blast those who left leaflets on cars in east Belfast threatening people who give information to the police. The intimidating leaflets were left on the windscreen of car overnight on Friday. District Commander Chief...more
POLICE have confirm that a male motorcyclist has died in a crash. The victim, who was in his 20s, died following a two vehicle road traffic collision at Crossgar Road in Saintfield yesterday evening, Saturday, November 26. The man died in hospital from his injuries...more
DETECTIVES from the PSNI's Organised Crime Branch have charged two men aged 32 and 40 with a number of drugs related offences. The 32 year old man is due to...more