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Suspended sentence for punching boy (13)

A 24-year-old man who punched a teenage boy, knocking him unconscious, was given a suspended prison sentence last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court.

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Not at court due to morning sickness

Not at court due to morning sickness

A young woman is going to plead guilty to shoplifting offences and an assault charge, Banbridge Magistrates Court was told last Thursday.

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‘R’ driver caught speeding at 85mph on the A1

‘R’ driver caught speeding at 85mph on the A1

When police followed a car on the A1 carriageway they had to drive at speeds of up to 85mph to keep up with it.

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Keith Baker pictured at court in Craigavon.  Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

House of horrors sex case sentencing adjourned

A husband and wife who held a mentally disabled woman a virtual hostage in a house of horrors to satisfy their own sexual urges will find out next month what their sentences will be.

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One injured in ‘reckless’ petrol bomb attack

One injured in ‘reckless’ petrol bomb attack

Police are appealing for information after a petrol bomb attack on a house in Co Armagh.

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A picture sent by David Simpson from the Chamber at the House of Commons which is currently on lockdown.

Local MP in lockdown after ‘terrorist incident’ in London

Local MP David Simpson is currently among those on lockdown in the Houses of Parliament following a possible terrorist incident there this afternoon (Wednesday, March 22).

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Maghaberry Prison.

Prison drugs trafficking probe: Five people arrested are released on bail

Five people arrested as part of an investigation into the trafficking of drugs and other prohibited items into Maghaberry Prison have been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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Five cars involved in M1 collision between Luran and Moira

Five cars have been involved in a collision on the M1 Motorway between Lurgan and Moira,

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Lisburn police praise locals who helped them arrest burglary and arson suspects

The PSNI in Lisburn has thanked members of the public who got in touch, helping them to make four arrests after a car was burned out in the city following a burglary on Saturday morning.

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Horses on the loose. Stock image

Police called in to 'deal with' horses on the loose near Lurgan

Just after 9am this morning police were called in to help with horses on the loose in the Clare Road and Valley Lane area of Waringstown.

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PSNI appeal following creeper burglary

Police in Armagh are appealing for information in relation to a creeper burglary in which two luxury cars were stolen on Wednesday, March 15.

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You could still be over the limit this morning

Police warning on driving this morning - 'St Berocca Day'

Considering the fact many across the region took a drink yesterday to celebrate Ireland's patron Saint, police are urging drivers not to "take a chance" on the roads this morning.
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Examples of the bogus electricity saving devices sold by the company in Co Armagh

Co Armagh businessmen sentenced over electricity scam

Three Co Armagh businessmen have been handed suspended prison sentences for their role in a scam suppling bogus electricity-saving devices – described as “little more than pieces of plastic”.

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Appeal after crashed car found burnt out

Appeal after crashed car found burnt out

Police are appealing for information on a car which crashed and was later found burnt out in Loughgall 10 days ago.

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Using fireworks in his garden

Using fireworks in his garden

A 35-year-old man was fined £50 last Thursday at Banbridge Magistrates Court for having fireworks without a licence.

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Man arrested as part of criminal probe

Man arrested as part of criminal probe

A man in his 50s has been arrested today (Monday) in the Seagoe Road area of Portadown.

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Paul Curran's body was found in Lurgan last Thursday

Paul Curran ‘killed by friend with punch to the head’

A 37-year-old man has appeared in court accused of killing his friend.

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The scene where two IRA men were shot by SAS soldiers near Loughgall.

Appeal to quash IRA inquest verdict fails

Relatives of one of two IRA men shot dead by the SAS have lost a new legal battle to have the inquest verdicts quashed.

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Father-of-two Paul Curran  who was found dead at Manor Drive in Lurgan,  Three people including  two men and a woman all aged in their 30s , have been arrested.
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Lurgan murder victim is named

Police have named the man whose body was found at a house in the Taghnevan area of Lurgan on Thursday afternoon (March 9).

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Crashed car after ‘baby coming’ call

Crashed car after ‘baby coming’ call

When he got a message from his pregnant wife that their child might be on its way a 45-year-old man jumped into the wrong car and struck a parked vehicle in his rush to get to her.

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