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Care home worker jailed for assaulting patient with Alzheimer’s

A daughter of a care home resident with Alzheimer’s, who was assaulted by a care worker, has told how the attack has destroyed her trust in the system.

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Police probe criminal damage

Police probe criminal damage

Police are appealing for information after criminal damage was caused to a windscreen over the weekend.

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Fire engine

Appeal after car gutted in arson attack

Detectives are appealing for witnesses following an arson attack on a car in the Mill Road area of Larne during the early hours of this morning, Sunday 08 April.

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Alarm raised after pensioners targeted in phone ‘scam’

The PSNI has issued a warning over scam calls after a number of elderly people were targeted by fraudsters last night.

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Masked men in Rathcoole attack

Masked men in Rathcoole attack

Police are trying to establish a motive for an attack on a 50-year-old man by a masked gang in Rathcoole on Monday evening.

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Distribution of police stations in 1999. Compiled by Adam Kula

Revealed: two-thirds of all police stations shut in two decades

The number of police stations in Northern Ireland has been cut by two-thirds over the last two decades, new figures obtained by the News Letter reveal.

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Jackie Nicholl holds a photo of his 17 month old son, Colin, who was killed by an IRA bomb. He has just resigned from the Victims Forum after disovering a convicted IRA bomber is a fellow member.' Photo: Arthur Allison/Pacemaker.

‘I was gutted to find IRA bomber on victims forum’

A pensioner whose 17-month-old son was killed in an IRA bomb on the Shankill Road in Belfast has resigned from the Victims and Survivors Forum after discovering that a man he befriended on the body was a convicted bomber from the terror group.

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The car was seized by police.

Unlicensed motorist to be referred to PPS

Police have seized a car after the driver was found to be ‘unlicensed and uninsured’.

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Man charged with multiple offences

A man is set to appear in court today following an incident in Whitehead yesterday.

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Detectives issue appeal after house fire

Detectives in Larne are appealing for information following a fire at a house in the Victoria Road area of Carrickfergus on Wednesday, 14th March.

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TalkTalk customers were targeted by fraudsters

Identity of NI TalkTalk hacker revealed

A Co Antrim teenager who was part of the high-profile hacking of telecom giant TalkTalk can be named after reporting restrictions were lifted at the High Court.

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Post Office worker sold cut-price Euros to his mum

Post Office worker sold cut-price Euros to his mum

A university student with a part-time post in a Co Antrim post office fraudulently abused his position of trust on Christmas Eve by selling Euros at a reduced rate to a customer - his mother.

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Mid and East Antrim PCSP has launched a campaign to tackle prescription drug misuse.

New campaign aimed at tackling drugs and alcohol misuse

A stark new video campaign has been launched to tackle drugs and alcohol misuse in the Mid and East Antrim area.

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The public consultation started today.

Fine for using phone while driving could increase from £60 to £200

A public consultation has opened today on proposals aimed at deterring the illegal use of a mobile phone while driving.
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Would you support more severe penalties for anyone found to be using a mobile phone illegally whilst driving?

POLL: Should the fine for using a mobile phone while driving in NI be more severe?

It's time to have your say.

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David Small of the Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Stan Brown of Forensic Science Northern Ireland sign a Memorandum of Understanding.

Teaming up to tackle environmental crime

The fight against environmental crime is being stepped up in a new partnership between the Environment Agency and Carrickfergus-based Forensic Science.

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The seized car.

Damaged car recovered by police

Police seized a damaged car after receiving calls from concerned motorists across east Antrim.

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Police to examine scene of Larne road collision

Police to examine scene of Larne road collision

Police will be revisiting the scene of a previous road traffic collision on Bank Road, Larne, tomorrow (Sunday).

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Arrest made following burglary

Arrest made following burglary

Police have arrested a male after a burglary in Carrickfergus.

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Police hunt for three male suspects after Carrick burglary

Police hunt for three male suspects after Carrick burglary

Detectives are appealing for information following a burglary at a house in the Bridewell Drive area of Carrickfergus on Wednesday, February 21.

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