Stories By Paul Higgins
Craigavon/ 3 years ago
Hijacker pointed pistol at terrified taxi driver and claimed ‘this is revenge for Michael McGoldrick’
A hijacker who told a terrified taxi driver “we are from the Continuity IRA – this is revenge for Michael McGoldrick”...
Jail sentence for Armagh ‘Covid denier’ after he told probation he would refuse to wear face mask
A “Covid denier and anti masker” who was caught with cannabis was given a two month jail sentence on Monday. Lisburn...
Craigavon/ 3 years ago
Man who claimed to have Covid-19 charged with trying to inflict GBH by spitting on police officer
A Co Armagh man recently tested for Covid was today (Saturday) charged with trying to inflict grievous bodily harm on a...
Man who grabbed female carer’s face mask and ‘screamed he had Covid’ gets jail sentence
A man who grabbed a female carer’s face mask after screaming that he had Covid-19 was handed a six month jail...
Man accused of making improvised explosive device refused bail
A Lurgan man accused of making an improvised explosive device was remanded into custody on Monday. Refusing to free 33-year-old Sean...
News/ 3 years ago
Two men handed suspended jail terms for attack which left Down GAA player with fractured skull
Two men who admitted involvement in a 44-second fight which left a Down senior footballer with a fractured skull and his...
Banbridge/ 3 years ago
Young farmer (20) who admitted causing death of friend told to prepare for possible jail sentence
A Banbridge farmer who admitted killing one friend and injuring another in a car crash almost three years ago has been...
Markethill/ 3 years ago
Markethill pensioner facing jail after admitting stealing almost £9,000 from Orange Lodge
A Markethill pensioner who admitted stealing almost £9,000 from the Orange Order has been warned she’s facing jail time. On Tuesday...
Former Armagh school teacher jailed for eight years for ‘appalling campaign of abuse’ against young girl
A paedophile pensioner and former Armagh school teacher who subjected a girl to what a judge described as an “appalling campaign...
Newry/ 3 years ago
Court told largest ever UK catfish case involves almost 60 alleged blackmail victims
The largest case of so-called cat-fishing in the UK involves almost 60 alleged blackmail victims, a court heard on Wednesday. Previously,...
Man who rammed ex’s car twice and punched her in the face given suspended sentence
A banned driver who twice rammed his ex-girlfriend’s car and punched her in the face was handed a suspended jail sentence...
Lurgan man allegedly involved in violent organised crime gang granted bail
A Lurgan scaffolder allegedly involved in an organised crime gang prepared to use “quite serious violence to settle disputes” was granted...