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Man charged with assaulting police officers

A 28-year-old man has been charged with assaulting police officers.

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PSNI officer attack ‘disgusting’ says Dickson

PSNI officer attack ‘disgusting’ says Dickson

East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has expressed concern after a police officer suffered a broken ankle and another was punched in the face during an assault in Carrick.

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The case was heard at Belfast Magistrates Court

Parents to stand trial on injury to baby son

A man and woman are to stand trial over an alleged cruelly inflicted injury to their baby son, a judge has ordered.

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Victoria Road. Pic by Google.

Broke officer’s ankle during assault on police

A 28-year-old man remains in custody this morning (Wednesday) after assaulting police officers in Carrick last night.

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A used car outlet

WARNING after local woman LOSES £4000 on fake used car sales website

Trading Standards Service (TSS) has asked people to be vigilant when considering online purchases after a Belfast woman lost money on a fake used car sales website.
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Larne fire attack on home and car

Three arrests after Larne home and car damaged by blaze

A third man has now been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life in Larne on Sunday afternoon.
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Man under paramilitary threat from his own uncle

A Newtownards man currently in custody after missing a court appearance is under a paramilitary threat issued by his own uncle, a court heard yesterday.

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Details of first RHI inquiry hearing

The public inquiry into the non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) will hold a preliminary hearing on Thursday 27 April at Stormont.

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Carl Frampton MBE pictured with his wife Christine and their children Carla and Rossa

Christine Frampton turns tables on UVF troll

The wife of Northern Ireland champion boxer Carl Frampton has turned the tables on a social media troll who said her family would be murdered by the UVF.

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Carrick area farmers urged to mark vehicles

Carrick area farmers urged to mark vehicles

Farmers in the Carrickfergus area have been urged to play their part in an important PSNI crime prevention initiative running across the East Antrim area.

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Burglaries in Carrick and Gleno

Burglaries in Carrick and Gleno

Police are investigating reports of several burglaries in the Carrick area during the Easter holiday period.

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Police probe Ballycastle ‘glassing’ attack

Police probe Ballycastle ‘glassing’ attack

Police in Coleraine are appealing for witnesses following the assault of a 50 year old man in a bar in the North Street area of Ballycastle in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 18 April.

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‘Falling out between individuals’ could be at heart of arson rampage

Police have described the latest arson attack in Larne as ‘madness’ and say that a ‘falling out between individuals’ may be at the core of the rash of burnings.

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WATCH: Hair salon torched in latest Larne arson attack

A hairdressing salon in Larne has been torched in another suspected arson attack in the town.

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Car seized after drugs find in Carrick

Car seized after drugs find in Carrick

A motorist’s car was seized and his home searched after the driver was found to be in possession of drugs.

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The guns found by a young child.

Haul of imitation machine guns seized

A cache of imitation weapons was seized by police in Larne on Tuesday evening after a gun was found by a young child in a field.

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Fraudsters are targeting people with bank accounts.

Police issue bank account fraud warning

The PSNI Economic Crime Unit are asking bank customers to be wary of unsolicited calls or other contact from anyone purporting to be from their bank.

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(From left) Insp Leslie Badger, PSNI, Supt. Brian Kee PSNI, Danny Gray, DAERA, Barclay Bell. President UFU and Sinead Simpson, Department of Justice, pictured at the launch of the Rural Crime Partnership campaign in Markethill Livestock Market.  Photo by Aaron McCracken/Harrisons

Working together to beat rural crime

A new campaign has been launched to tackle rural crime following a rise in the number of reported incidents.

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Bogus ‘bin inspector’ claimed to be from Council

Bogus ‘bin inspector’ claimed to be from Council

It is feared that a bogus caller claiming to be a council bin inspector was operating in the Carnlough area last weekend.

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George Gilmore

Another arrest in George Gilmore murder probe

Detectives from Serious Crime Branch, investigating the murder of George Gilmore in Carrickfergus on March 13 have arrested a 39-year-old male in the Carrickfergus area.

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