Stories By Paul Higgins
Pipe bomb ‘delivery boy’ lucky to be alive after losing half a hand in premature explosion
A pipe bomb “delivery boy” from Lurgan who blew half his hands off is lucky to be alive, a court has...
Suspect confirms he appears on CCTV footage but ’emphatically denies’ Shane Whitla murder
Two more men were remanded into custody today (Saturday) accused of the murder of Shane Whitla. Appearing separately at Lisburn Magistrates’...
Shane Whitla: Detectives granted extra 36 hours to question Lurgan murder suspect
Detectives investigating the murder of Shane Whitla were granted an extra 36 hours to question a suspect on Saturday. Extending the...
Armagh/ 2 months ago
Armagh woman who caused pensioner’s death by careless driving avoids jail
An Armagh woman who caused a pensioner’s death when she crashed into her car has avoided being sent to jail. Jacinta...
Lurgan/ 3 months ago
County Armagh woman admits inciting man to have sex with her without his consent
A Co. Armagh woman has admitted inciting a man to have sex with her without his consent. Tanya Lord was due...
Bessbrook/ 4 months ago
Man travelled from England to kidnap estranged pregnant wife in Bessbrook, court hears
A man accused of kidnapping his pregnant wife was remanded into custody today (Saturday). Newry Magistrates’ Court heard claims that 35-year-old...
Newry/ 4 months ago
Fears raised over war between rival Newry and south Armagh drug gangs as woman denied bail
Fears have been raised over an “ongoing feud” between drug gangs in Newry and south Armagh. The claim was made by...
South Armagh/ 4 months ago
Jonesborough accountant for drug smuggling gang facing jail in New Year
A Jonesborough accountant for a drug smuggling gang has been warned he faces the prospect of jail in the New Year....
Keady/ 4 months ago
PPS to appeal ‘unduly lenient’ 13-year term handed down to baby Hunter McGleenon killer
The PPS are to appeal as “unduly lenient” the 13 year minimum tariff handed down to an illegal immigrant who killed...
Portadown/ 4 months ago
Portadown man who sold pirate TV packages will be paying it off for next five years
An ex soldier who was selling pirate TV packages will be paying for it for the next five years, a judge...
Newry/ 4 months ago
Construction company and council in court over electrician’s death in Slieve Guillion Forest Park
A construction company and district council have been charged with offences arising from the death of an electrician who was killed...
Camlough/ 4 months ago
Camlough man accused of trying to stab brother remanded in custody
A Camlough man has been remanded into custody accused of trying to stab his brother. Ronan Treanor was charged with assault,...