Crime & Courts

  • 20 September 2014

    Ian Hassen, 28 who dragged his former partner from bed and hacked off her hair in a jealous rage has been jailed for a year.

  • 19 September 2014

    A FUNERAL director has been found guilty of murdering his wife and two-year-old son after a Christmas drinking session.

  • 19 September 2014

    A POSTMAN who spent years dumping thousands of junk mail letters has been ordered to carry out 300 hours' unpaid work.

  • 19 September 2014

    POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body found less than 100 yards from where a pensioner was knifed earlier this week.

  • 18 September 2014

    TWO British brothers have been questioned by police investigating the brutal murders of two Britons in Thailand.

  • 18 September 2014

    A SENIOR judge has raised concerns about a rise in "virtual" sexual abuse after a 23-year-old student was jailed for grooming a teenage girl over the internet while working as a coach at a children's sports camp.

  • 17 September 2014

    FOUR men have appeared in court accused of plotting to murder high-profile Loyalists Johnny "Mad Dog" Adair and Sammy McCrory.