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Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax
# Chicago
# Chicago

Brothers told Chicago police how Jussie Smollett allegedly staged hoax

23 hours ago 22,867 Views 0 Comments

A former detective told a court he initially viewed Smollett as the victim of a homophobic and racist attack.

# court - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019
# Courts
# Courts

Man goes on trial for murder of champion boxer in 2019

Tue 4:05 PM 14,579 Views 0 Comments

Logan Jackson (31) has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Kevin Sheehy, but guilty to his manslaughter.

# court - Monday 29 November, 2021

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago
# Jussie Smollett
# Jussie Smollett

Trial of Jussie Smollett, accused of fabricating hate crime against himself, begins in Chicago

Mon 10:00 PM 27,766 Views 0 Comments

He was accused in 2019 of orchestrating a hoax racist attack to gain publicity and secure a bigger paycheck.

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year
# Court
# Court

Man pleads guilty to removing evidence from scene where Kean Mulready Woods was murdered last year

Mon 3:04 PM 24,543 Views 0 Comments

Kean Mulready Woods was killed in Dublin in January 2020.

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Man jailed for possessing over €100,000 of cross-border gang's ATM theft

Mon 1:58 PM 12,663 Views 0 Comments

Niall Finnegan will serve three years for possessing the proceeds of ATM thefts by a criminal organisation.

# court - Friday 26 November, 2021

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago
# Patrick Harte
# Patrick Harte

Former principal fails to appeal convictions for sexually abusing boys over 50 years ago

Fri 9:30 PM 38,083 Views 0 Comments

The Court of Appeal rejected what was described as an “extraordinary” submission by Patrick Harte.

# court - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life
# Court
# Court

Homeless man found guilty of murdering friend on O'Connell Street to be sentenced for life

Nov 25th 2021, 5:59 PM 17,754 Views 0 Comments

Damien Singleton had pleaded not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter.

Man found guilty of murdering wife in Fermanagh to serve at least 20 years in prison
# Court
# Court

Man found guilty of murdering wife in Fermanagh to serve at least 20 years in prison

Nov 25th 2021, 1:58 PM 23,194 Views 0 Comments

Stephen McKinney, 45, killed Lu Na McKinney while the couple were on a boating holiday with their children in 2017.

# court - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Three white men found guilty of Ahmaud Arbery's murder
# Georgia
# Georgia

Three white men found guilty of Ahmaud Arbery's murder

Updated Nov 24th 2021, 8:08 PM 30,429 Views 0 Comments

Travis McMichael, who shot Arbery, his father Gregory and their neighbour, who took part in the chase, were all found guilty.

# court - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Burglar who told cocooning pensioner he was a Garda during 4am raid has jail time increased
# Courts
# Courts

Burglar who told cocooning pensioner he was a Garda during 4am raid has jail time increased

Nov 23rd 2021, 10:03 PM 31,971 Views 16 Comments

He was originally sentenced to five years with 12 months suspended.

Dublin male spared jail for knife attack on woman as young toddler watched
# Court
# Court

Dublin male spared jail for knife attack on woman as young toddler watched

Nov 23rd 2021, 6:54 PM 20,308 Views 0 Comments

Jason Finnegan was given suspended sentences after pleading guilty to more than 30 charges.

# court - Monday 22 November, 2021

A man jailed for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl loses appeal against six-year term
# Court
# Court

A man jailed for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl loses appeal against six-year term

Nov 22nd 2021, 7:28 PM 28,479 Views 0 Comments

The man, now 26, was convicted and sentenced to six years’ imprisonment in December 2019.

Jury sworn in for trial of Cork woman accused of murdering her brother two years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Jury sworn in for trial of Cork woman accused of murdering her brother two years ago

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:57 PM 21,169 Views 0 Comments

Helen Jones is charged with the murder of Paul Jones in Cork in 2019.

Ex-prisoners challenge decision to exclude them from slopping out compensation scheme
# Courts
# Courts

Ex-prisoners challenge decision to exclude them from slopping out compensation scheme

Nov 22nd 2021, 5:01 PM 13,098 Views 0 Comments

Both men’s applications for inclusion in the state scheme were refused as the claims fell outside the time limit allowed.

Second man (40s) charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Second man (40s) charged after discovery of cannabis growhouse in Sligo

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:39 PM 9,883 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis plants and a quantity of cannabis herb were seized.

Man who stole €12,000 through a rental scam remanded on bail
# Courts
# Courts

Man who stole €12,000 through a rental scam remanded on bail

Nov 22nd 2021, 4:04 PM 18,202 Views 0 Comments

Anthony Byrne (40) pleaded guilty to four charges of inducing another to pay him €3,000 by deception and use of a false instrument.

# court - Friday 19 November, 2021

Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'
# Court
# Court

Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'

Nov 19th 2021, 7:32 PM 27,138 Views 0 Comments

Cloverhill Prison Governor Anthony Harris explained that there was a Covid-19 outbreak at the prison.

# court - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Retrial for two convicted of female genital mutilation after convictions quashed on appeal
# FGM
# FGM

Retrial for two convicted of female genital mutilation after convictions quashed on appeal

Nov 18th 2021, 2:29 PM 15,996 Views 0 Comments

The trial has been ruled “unfair” by the Court of Appeal because of issues with translation.

Suspended sentence for man who broke into woman's home and sexually assaulted her in bed
# Sexual Assault
# Sexual Assault

Suspended sentence for man who broke into woman's home and sexually assaulted her in bed

Nov 18th 2021, 2:00 PM 58,848 Views 87 Comments

Anthony Ferguson broke into the woman’s home in July, 2018.

# court - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

No verdict reached after first day of deliberations by Kyle Rittenhouse jury
# Kenosha
# Kenosha

No verdict reached after first day of deliberations by Kyle Rittenhouse jury

Nov 17th 2021, 7:03 AM 18,056 Views 0 Comments

He faces life in prison if convicted as charged for using a semi-automatic rifle to kill two men and wound a third.

# court - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction
# Court Of Appeal
# Court Of Appeal

'Mr Moonlight' murder: Quirke loses appeal against conviction

Nov 16th 2021, 11:17 AM 16,109 Views 0 Comments

The three judge Court of Appeal returned their ruling this morning.

# court - Monday 15 November, 2021

Graham 'The Wig' Whelan jailed for 18 months by Special Criminal Court
# Courts
# Courts

Graham 'The Wig' Whelan jailed for 18 months by Special Criminal Court

Nov 15th 2021, 1:54 PM 17,135 Views 0 Comments

The judge said that a four-year headline sentence was appropriate on the money laundering and the two proceeds of crime offences.

One man found guilty and one acquitted over killing of gangland figure Eamon Kelly
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

One man found guilty and one acquitted over killing of gangland figure Eamon Kelly

Nov 15th 2021, 1:43 PM 10,971 Views 0 Comments

Kelly was shot four times in the back as he walked towards his home in north Dublin in December of 2012.

Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths
# Billy Chemirmir
# Billy Chemirmir

Man charged with killing 18 older women in Texas goes on trial over one of the deaths

Nov 15th 2021, 8:04 AM 22,450 Views 0 Comments

Billy Chemirmir, 48, will appear in court in connection with the death of 81-year-old Lu Thi Harris.

# court - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Man, 26, accused of sexual exploitation and online grooming of boy
# Court
# Court

Man, 26, accused of sexual exploitation and online grooming of boy

Nov 13th 2021, 6:07 PM 27,754 Views 0 Comments

The man is accused of using Instagram to sexually exploit and groom the boy.

# court - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Garda application to ban media from special criminal court during gang killing trial refused
# Kinahan Cartel
# Kinahan Cartel

Garda application to ban media from special criminal court during gang killing trial refused

Nov 11th 2021, 9:45 PM 20,215 Views 0 Comments

The judge ruled there was “nothing wrong” with the media being present as long as no gardaí are identified.

Former Boys Brigade leader pleads guilty to sexual abuse of two young Wicklow brothers
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Former Boys Brigade leader pleads guilty to sexual abuse of two young Wicklow brothers

Nov 11th 2021, 6:07 PM 20,696 Views 0 Comments

Gordon Black appeared in relation to four counts of indecent assault from during the 1970s.

US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack
# Kyle Rittenhouse
# Kyle Rittenhouse

US teen accused of shooting three men during Kenosha protests says he was under attack

Nov 11th 2021, 8:35 AM 29,133 Views 0 Comments

Kyle Rittenhouse gave evidence about the shootings in Wisconsin.

# court - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

Car valet owner brandished imitation firearm arm in a crowded pub, court hears
# Court
# Court

Car valet owner brandished imitation firearm arm in a crowded pub, court hears

Nov 10th 2021, 4:59 PM 25,825 Views 15 Comments

The accused had pulled out the firearm after an outburst of violence involving an associate of his, the court heard.

# court - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Trial of man accused of involvement in Kinahan cartel plot to murder Hutch rival begins
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Trial of man accused of involvement in Kinahan cartel plot to murder Hutch rival begins

Nov 9th 2021, 8:14 PM 14,671 Views 0 Comments

Douglas Glynn appeared at the non-jury court pleading not guilty to his involvement in the plot to murder James Gately

Two youths appear before court charged over incident at Howth Junction Dart station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Two youths appear before court charged over incident at Howth Junction Dart station

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 1:20 PM 39,419 Views 0 Comments

The teens, who indicated they understood, were granted legal aid.

# court - Monday 8 November, 2021

WhatsApp Ireland allowed to challenge €225m GDPR fine in High Court
# Court
# Court

WhatsApp Ireland allowed to challenge €225m GDPR fine in High Court

Nov 8th 2021, 4:59 PM 11,195 Views 0 Comments

WhatsApp claims the fine constitutes the imposition of a criminal sanction

Judge begins delivering verdict in Kevin Lunney abduction trial
# Special Criminal Court
# Special Criminal Court

Judge begins delivering verdict in Kevin Lunney abduction trial

Updated Nov 8th 2021, 1:12 PM 20,290 Views 0 Comments

Four men had pleaded not guilty to the abduction and assault of the Quinn Industrial Holdings executive.

# court - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Man charged in Cork with alleged threat to kill female British MP
# Cork
# Cork

Man charged in Cork with alleged threat to kill female British MP

Nov 7th 2021, 12:53 PM 17,349 Views 0 Comments

It is alleged that Weaver made the threat via phone message.

# court - Saturday 6 November, 2021

Man charged with murder of his wife in Finglas
# Court
# Court

Man charged with murder of his wife in Finglas

Nov 6th 2021, 1:13 PM 27,877 Views 0 Comments

Fabiole Camara de Campos was found dead at her Finglas apartment last Thursday.

# court - Friday 5 November, 2021

Judges says First Minister cannot use joint office as ‘shield’ to hide from court challenge
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Judges says First Minister cannot use joint office as ‘shield’ to hide from court challenge

Nov 5th 2021, 4:24 PM 24,081 Views 5 Comments

The First Minister is not legally represented in the case taken by a Belfast businessman against the DUP’s boycott of north-south meetings.

US judge sets January hearing for Prince Andrew sex assault case
# Prince Andrew
# Prince Andrew

US judge sets January hearing for Prince Andrew sex assault case

Nov 5th 2021, 7:03 AM 12,433 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for Britain’s Prince Andrew will plead for dismissal of the case.

# court - Thursday 4 November, 2021

Irish man caught in US after sending nude selfie to 'teen girl' appeals extradition order
# Court
# Court

Irish man caught in US after sending nude selfie to 'teen girl' appeals extradition order

Nov 4th 2021, 6:18 PM 35,639 Views 0 Comments

The man fled the US while serving a 15-year probation bond he entered into on his release

# court - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Man who dragged retired doctor by handbag as he drove away in her car is jailed
# Court
# Court

Man who dragged retired doctor by handbag as he drove away in her car is jailed

Nov 3rd 2021, 3:10 PM 27,547 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Doyle has 104 previous convictions.

# court - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Woman whose dog could barely 'see, move or breathe' due to its matted coat avoids jail
# Animal Cruelty
# Animal Cruelty

Woman whose dog could barely 'see, move or breathe' due to its matted coat avoids jail

Nov 2nd 2021, 3:03 PM 21,874 Views 0 Comments

Maureen Bracken was convicted of neglecting her pet and causing unnecessary suffering.

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