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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Newtownabbey

This year
Stepfather jailed for ‘brutal, merciless and outrageous’ murder of five-year-old
Nadia Zofia Kalinowska died after she was found with multiple injuries at her family home in Newtownabbey in December 2019.
Last year
Murder investigation launched after man dies following serious assault in Antrim
A 24-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder.
All time
'Senseless and reckless': Police attacked as violence flares again in parts of Northern Ireland
The incidents are the latest in several days of disorder.
Man charged with riot as 30 petrol bombs thrown at police during night of loyalist unrest in Antrim
The violence comes after eight people were arrested and 27 police officers injured during riots in Belfast and Derry on Friday night.
Man (50s) hospitalised after being shot in knee in Co Antrim
The incident happened at around 7pm in the Newtownabbey area.
Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs
The couple’s two-year-old son had been placed in emergency protective care.
Police in the North are investigating a serious assault in Co Antrim
Reports of a man being stabbed were received by police early this morning.
PSNI launch investigation after man attacked with hammer as he lay in his bed
He was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not believed to be life threatening.
Probe as boy bundled into car and beaten in Co Antrim
The boy, who was left badly shaken after the incident, suffered extensive bruising to his face, head and body.
Child killed in Tenerife hit-and-run named as Carter Carson (10)
Carter Carson died in hospital on Friday nearly 24 hours after he was struck by a car.
Man (50s) has arm broken after burglars armed with baseball bats attack home
Another man received a cut to the head during the attack.
Woman in her 70s stopped man from stealing car by getting into passenger seat
A man was arrested after police received three reports of burglary, attempted car theft and attempted burglary in the space of an hour and a half.
Police deploy taser on man who carried machete into Antrim shop
The incident happened shortly before 5pm on Wednesday.
Police seek witnesses for 'breathtakingly violent' assault which left a man unrecognisable
Anthony McMahon (59) was found unconscious and barely breathing in a pool of blood on Tuesday.
Woman injured after being dragged from car in hijacking
The car was later found burnt out on the Crumlin Road in Belfast.
Two young girls approached by man who told them to get in van - reports
The driver of the van was described as being around 40 years old and was wearing a black baseball cap.
Man dragged out of house and beaten by gang in broad daylight
Police are looking for witnesses to an attack that happened yesterday afternoon.
Police arrest man who had been on the run following the serious assault of a woman
33-year-old Stephen McFarlane was apprehended in the Newtownards Road area of Belfast earlier this afternoon.
Young boy (7) dies and seven others are injured in three-car crash
The crash happened yesterday evening outside Newtownabbey.
Young man attacked at his home by gang with baseball bats and metal bars
The attack took place in North Belfast last night.
"I want to make sure that what happened to Alan will not happen to other young people"
Alan Drennan’s father says he hopes a law change will come from his son’s death.
Woman shot in both legs outside house as she tried to escape from masked men
Her injuries aren’t believed to be life threatening at this stage.
Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation
A local resident in Newtownabbey has opposed the building of a new facility on the grounds of Christianity and the environment.
This is what an €800,000 cocaine and ecstasy haul looks like
An imitation firearm, three Mercedes AMG cars and a substantial amount of cash were also seized at the scene.
Homes evacuated after viable pipe bomb found in Antrim
The device was found below a railway bridge following a call to local police.
Two men 'in their 50s' snatch bag of cash from woman in daylight attack
It happened in the Rathcoole area of Newtownabbey at around midday.
Security alert as letter bomb found at postal sorting office
Part of the facility in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim was evacuated as officers responded to the scene.
Boy (12) in serious condition after bike hit by delivery van
It happened at lunchtime in Doagh, Co Antrim.
Woman 'badly shaken' after being dragged out of car by hijackers
The car was found burned out a short time later.
Car petrol-bombed in 'racist hate crime'
Police in Northern Ireland say several men were involved in the petrol bomb attack last night.
Man shot in leg by two attackers 'dressed in black'
The 33-year-old victim was attacked in a suburban alleyway in Newtownabbey last night.
PSNI launch murder investigation into man missing since 2009
Mark Gourley was reported missing on 7 March 2009 but new information has led police into believing he may have been murdered
Sectarian assault and robbery on two teens in Antrim
The PSNI are appealing for witnesses to the assault that happened on Saturday evening.
Antrim man Paul Branagh found safe and well
Paul Branagh is believed to be in the Dublin area. He has been missing since Monday evening.
Two men arrested in investigation into attempted murder of PSNI officers
The arrests are in relation to an incident on 9 March when an explosive device detonated near police.
Man pulled from car by hijackers
The incident occurred in Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, yesterday. Meanwhile, PSNI members were attacked by youths throwing stones and petrol bombs in Derry.
Belfast security alert declared an 'elaborate hoax'
Police in Belfast have declared a security alert at Shore Road in Newtownabbey a hoax.
Security alert in Belfast declared an 'elaborate hoax'
A number of homes had to be evacuated before the device was declared to be a fake.
Police in Belfast investigating attempted bus hijacking
No one was injured in the incident as police arrived on the scene quickly and the crowd dispersed.
Appeal for witnesses as PSNI respond to two security alerts overnight
Both incidents took place in Newtownabbey in Co Antrim. While one was found to be a hoax, the other was a small but viable explosive device.