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Eleven-year-old girl charged with killing two-month-old baby
Police said she showed no remorse.
Man decapitates his mother with an axe on New Year's Eve
According to several US media outlets, authorities said the man is a diagnosed schizophrenic.
Pakistan plans to execute 500 terrorists following school massacre
Six men were hanged at the weekend.
Pakistan begins 3 days of mourning after 132 children killed in Taliban school carnage
There has been worldwide condemnation of the attack, that killed 141 people in total.
British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial
The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.
Woman cleared of robbing and murdering a pensioner
Jennifer Toland has been cleared of charges relating to the murder and robbery of Bertie Acheson.
Child and three adults hacked to death in the Philippines
They were all members of the same family.
Reeva Steenkamp's killing "ruined our whole family"
That’s what her cousin Kim Martin told the court today.
Chinese "cult" members sentenced to death for beating woman to death in a McDonald's
A third man was sentenced to life in prison.
IS claim murder of British aid worker Alan Henning in beheading video
A top US official has described it as “another example of IS brutality”.
Grandfather kills his daughter and six grandchildren in Florida shooting
Don Spirit was released from prison in February 2006 for a gun charge.
Mother of killed Michael Dwyer: "My son was an innocent victim"
Caroline Dwyer travelled to Bolivia to call for an independent international investigation into his death.
It's fifteen years since Raonaid Murray was murdered, gardaí issue fresh appeal
The 17-year-old was found dead less than 500m from her home.
Israeli shell hits UN school in Gaza killing 15 people, including UN staff
UN chief Ban Ki-Moon called for the killing to stop now.
Irish Government expresses 'strong concerns' with Israeli ambassador over situation in Gaza
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said he registered the Government’s strong concern that over Israel’s ground operation.
Man due in court over Christy Daly killing... Two more arrests this morning
Eight people have now been questioned in connection with the killing of the 47-year-old, who was found dead in a drain in Co Offaly last December.
Prosecutors ask for Oscar Pistorius to be placed under psychiatric observation
The option of changing his defence to one of “diminished responsibility” was raised during the Olympian’s trial today.
Man charged with murder of Mairead Moran in Kilkenny
The 26-year-old, from the village of Kilmoganny, died after being attacked at the healthfood store where she worked on Thursday.
Killing of dissident republican was 'brutal and ruthless' - PSNI
Police investigating the murder of Tommy Crossan are particularly interested in a red BMW found burnt out near the scene.
Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide - thanks to law students
Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.
Pistorius ex-girlfriend testifies on alleged cheating, gun possession
The court heard that Pistorius always carried a firearm while he was dating Samantha Taylor.
Man arrested over Phoenix Park killing is released without charge
Gerard Donnelly’s body was discovered in the park in the early hours of 29 November. He had been burned to death.
Photos from the scene of John Gilligan shooting
Gangster John Gilligan is in a stable condition after being shot last night.
Man charged over killing of Sonia Blount
The body of the young mother was found by cleaning staff at the Plaza Hotel in Tallaght on Sunday.
Trial date set for Boston Marathon bombings suspect
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if found guilty.
Two men arrested over murder of gangland figure Eamon Kelly
Kelly was murdered while walking on Furry Park Road in Killester in December 2012.
Candlelit vigil to be held at site of Adrian Donohoe’s death
The anniversary of the death of Detective Garda Donohoe will be marked today in Dundalk.
Fifth arrest over violent death at Finglas house party
Ggardaí are investigating whether Vincent Maher was attacked at the address in the course of the party.
Gardaí hunt for two men who fled the scene of Tallaght killing
The men escaped the scene by car after detectives on routine patrol came upon the scene at a narrow rural road last night.
Saverio Bellante due in court over murder of Tom O'Gorman
The 34-year-old will appear before Cloverhill District Court at 10.30am today.
Man charged with murder of Tom O’Gorman in Castleknock
34-year-old Saverio Bellante has been remanded in custody for a week.
34-year-old man due in court over Tom O'Gorman killing
It is believed that the attack on the man was the result of a dispute over a chess game.
Castleknock killing was “over a game of chess”
The man is believed to have called gardaí himself after the killing and waited to be arrested.
Two arrested in connection with Finglas death
Both men, aged in their 20s, are being held in Finglas Garda Station.
Gardaí appeal for information from taxi drivers in 'suspicious' Finglas body discovery
It is believed that a house party was taking place in the apartment last night, with the body of a man found
Man (29) found dead at Dublin apartment
The 29-year-old was found this morning at an apartment in Finglas.
Two held over killing at Dublin senior citizen complex due in court
Both will appear in court tomorrow morning over the death of 63-year-old Thomas Horan in Ringsend.
Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale convicted of Lee Rigby murder
Rigby’s family said justice had been done, but “no amount of justice will bring Lee back”.
Woman questioned over Limerick murder released by gardaí
65-year-old Paddy Redmond was stabbed to death in the early hours of 10 November at an apartment on Dock Road.
PSNI appeal for man who phoned Jean McConville's family in the 90s to come forward
In 1972, the man was believed to be 16-years-old, from west Belfast and may have moved to England after this period.