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Double killer Colin Howell questioned over new sex assault claim

Convicted double killer Colin Howell has been questioned about a new allegation of serious sexual assault.

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Killer Howell quizzed over sexual assault

Convicted double killer Colin Howell was questioned today (Monday) about a new allegation of serious sexual assault.

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Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

These are the people most wanted by police forces in the UK in relation to alleged sexual offences.

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New speed indicators at accident black spots

New speed indicators at accident black spots

Causeway Coast and Glens Policing and Community Safety Partnership has launched an innovative new road safety project.

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Life should mean life says son as murderer jailed for 12 years

Life should mean life says son as murderer jailed for 12 years

A CO Down window cleaner who “repeatedly stamped’’ on his victim’s head claiming it was self-defence was told on Wednesday he must serve a minimum of 12 years of his life sentence for murdering Coleraine man Mark Lamont.

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Owen Gardner was sentenced at Belfast Crown Court

Window cleaner sentenced to twelve years for Lamont murder

A County Down window cleaner who “repeatedly stamped’’ on his victim’s head claiming it was self-defence was told today (Wednesday) he must serve a minimum of 12 years of his life sentence for murdering Coleraine man Mark Lamont.

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Man ‘ransacked former foster carer’s home’

A man accused of ransacking his former foster carer’s home and attacking her partner was detained as he returned again armed with a meat cleaver, the High Court has heard.

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Man jailed for Christmas Eve dance floor attacks on two women

Man jailed for Christmas Eve dance floor attacks on two women

A man who ripped clumps of hair from a young woman’s head after he dragged her across a dance floor on Christmas Eve was given a four-month jail sentence yesterday.

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Appeal launched after female conductor indecently assaulted

Police are investigating after a train conductor was indecently assaulted on board a train on Saturday, April 14.

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North Antrim DUP MLA Mervyn Storey pictured at the scene in Ballymoney.

Suspected pipe bomb attack on family home was an elaborate hoax say police

Police have said a suspected pipe bomb attack on a family home in Ballymoney was an elaborate hoax.

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Richard Hugh Jackie Dalzell pleaded guilty to Mark Lamont's murder

Murder victim was ‘stamped on repeatedly’

A Co Down window cleaner “repeatedly stamped” on his victim’s head while he lay on the ground after an altercation, a court heard yesterday.

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The incident took place before a match between Ballymena United and Coleraine

Coleraine fan free to attend cup final after avoiding ban

A life-long Coleraine fan who was disorderly outside the ground of derby rivals Ballymena avoids getting a football banning order and is now on course to see his heroes in the Irish Cup final.

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Ruling is due this week

Ruling is due this week

A window cleaner “repeatedly stamped” on his victim’s head while he lay on the ground following an altercation, a court heard today (Friday).

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Fan accused of Showgrounds pitch invasion

Fan accused of Showgrounds pitch invasion

An alleged pitch invader at an Irish Cup quarter-final, who is also accused of assaulting police, appeared in the dock at Coleraine Magistrates Court on Monday.

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Tractor driven into the side of house in night attack

Tractor driven into the side of house in night attack

Police are appealing for information following the report of criminal damage at a house in the Cherry Lane area of Feeny yesterday (April 8).
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Police have appealed for information

Man suffers fractured skull after masked men attack him with metal bars in 'brutal' incident

Police have appealed for information following a paramilitary-style assault on a man who was beaten with metal bars by masked men.

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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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The incident happened at the Causeway Hospital in Coleraine last month

Jail for drunk patient who threw his own vomit over nurse treating him

A drunk patient who threw a bowl of his own vomit over a nurse trying to treat him at Coleraine’s Causeway Hospital has been jailed for four months.

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Coleraine cold callers ‘using very aggressive tactics’

Police are asking for the public’s help in relation to cold callers in the Coleraine area.

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The road traffic collision is causing disruption to traffic in Belfast.

Appeal for information on Coleraine shooting

East Londonderry MLA John Dallat has urged anyone with any information on Thursday evening’s shooting in Coleraine, to contact police immediately.

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