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#Crime

# crime - Today’s News

37-year-old US woman found guilty of threatening to murder Stephen Hawking

She was tried after refusing to be seen by an expert called in to evaluate her state of mind.

# crime - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

There has been an increase in sexual assaults and a decrease in burglaries

There were more than 10,000 fewer burglary and theft-related offences in the 12 months to March 2016.

# crime - Sunday 26 June, 2016

'Integrity unnerves': Tributes paid to Veronica Guerin on 20th anniversary of her murder

The celebrated crime reporter was shot dead on the outskirts of Dublin twenty years ago today.

# crime - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Petrol station robbers confronted and tackled by off-duty gardaí

One garda was cut in the arm during the confrontation.

# crime - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

FactCheck: Is Sinn Féin right about how many gardaí Dublin's inner city has lost?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at a claim made repeatedly by Sinn Féin.

# crime - Sunday 19 June, 2016

'Seven years seems like a lot - for us it's nothing': Murder victim's brother welcomes parole reform

The government supported a Fianna Fáil tabled bill this week, which would give victims and their families a voice in parole reviews.

# crime - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Two men arrested over firearms offences linked to Kinahan gang - reports

The men were arrested in two different locations earlier this afternoon.

Animal underworld: Exotic pets seized from mobsters are being given a second chance

Around 400 exotic animals are rescued every year by Italy’s police and forest guard.

# crime - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Most people in Ireland trust gardaí but many victims feel they won't do anything

A survey published this morning shows all groups in society believe sexual offences should be the main priority for gardaí.

# crime - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Three men charged with trying to "crucify" man with a nail gun at Limerick house

The men appeared before Limerick District Court today.

# crime - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

The government is reversing that €12 million cut to the mental health budget

The government is revising its spending upwards. €40 million will also go to the guards.

# crime - Monday 6 June, 2016

Five convicted of gang-rape of Danish tourist in New Delhi

The 52-year-old tourist was attacked at knifepoint after losing her way back to her hotel.

# crime - Friday 3 June, 2016

Man in UK described as 'dangerous, evil and manipulative' jailed for first date murder

Carl Langdell had sex with Katie Locke’s body after strangling her to death.

# crime - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Gardaí from new taskforce may be sent to Spain to target Kinahan cartel

Senior gardaí today said it will take time to build up evidence to take down gang leaders.

Frances Fitzgerald says gardaí will 'go after drug dealers who flaunt their assets'

The Tánaiste also said she was “shocked” by a recent claim the then Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan met PAC chair in a car park.

Ireland could become home to witnesses under an international protection programme

This would be the first time Ireland is involved in an international witness protection programme.

# crime - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Fearing retribution, communities are suffering and turning on each other

Gardaí have appealed for people living in the north inner city to share any information they might have about the recent gangland murders.

# crime - Sunday 29 May, 2016

New documentary asks what turned these teenagers into killers

Some of the most brutal murders in this country were carried out by teens who showed little remorse afterwards.

# crime - Friday 27 May, 2016

Gardaí make three arrests in 24 hours in gangland crackdown

Three people are now being held.

# crime - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Drug dealers in local areas will be targeted by a new 'mini-CAB' - Minister

Frances Fitzgerald says new legislation may be needed to give it greater powers.

# crime - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

FactCheck: Has crime actually increased since all those garda stations were closed?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck does some detective work on a commonly-held assumption.

Where and when: A timeline of the Hutch-Kinahan feud

Yesterday Gareth Hutch was murdered in broad daylight at an apartment block just 300 metres from O’Connell Street.

'I can't stop screaming inside': 74-year-old woman says rape left her waiting for death

“How can he behave with such brutality?” she asked in court. “A woman three times his age.”

# crime - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Gareth Hutch: The seventh victim in a vicious war between two gangland families

The 35-year-old was shot dead in the car park of a flat complex in Dublin’s north inner city this morning.

Man arrested over Gareth Hutch murder after handing himself into gardaí

The 35-year-old was shot dead as he got into his car at a flat complex in Dublin’s north inner city.

# crime - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Two injured after gunman shoots through window of house in Dublin

Both have been released from hospital.

# crime - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Calls for Noirín O'Sullivan to resign as Garda Commissioner

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald tonight stopped shy of completely endorsing the Commissioner.

# crime - Friday 13 May, 2016

There are plans afoot to electronically tag Irish prisoners on bail for the first time

The plan, set out in the new programme for government, has been included at the request of gardaí.

# crime - Thursday 12 May, 2016

A shocking, sobering report leaked and then selectively reported upon by our national media

Some apologies are now in order. And they aren’t the ones you’ve heard about, writes Tom Clonan.

# crime - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Gardaí want to speak to man who stopped late-night attack on a woman in Dublin

The woman, in her 20s, was allegedly grabbed and thrown to the ground while walking on Dollymount Strand last week.

Man arrested and charged with attacking Afghan family in South Dublin

John Connors, 21, is alleged to have taken part in an assault on two Afghan brothers and their nephew in Ballinteer last Thursday night.

# crime - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Bailieboro locals say it was resources they needed, not enquiries

The community is not worried about corruption in the force, but it is screaming out for more gardaí to police it.

# crime - Monday 9 May, 2016

Gardaí hunt three suspects after bag of money stolen from man on street

The victim was approached by a man in a balaclava and ordered to hand over the cash.

'One Veronica Guerin, her murder, her sacrifice, should be enough'

There are questions now about the effectiveness of measures introduced after the journalist was killed 20 years ago.

# crime - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Sheriff Street's community gardaí: 'They know that's not the end of it - who will it be this time?'

Gardaí working in Dublin’s north inner city have been doing their best to reassure locals as they try to nail down those responsible for the recent violence.

'They said next time they'll kill us': Thugs attack Afghan family in Dublin

The men are reported to have told the family: “Go back to your own country”.

# crime - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Minister vows to crackdown on "evil and sinister" Kinahan-Hutch gangs

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said tagging some criminals will be permitted under new legislation.

# crime - Monday 2 May, 2016

Man in his late 20s shot in Dublin

The incident is not understood to be related to the Hutch-Kinahan feud.

'Playing devil's advocate' - the lawyers who defend people accused of indefensible crimes

Lawyers for Paris attacks accused Salah Abdeslam have found themselves demonised for defending their client.

# crime - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Gardaí investigating gangland crime may soon be working out of prefabs

The lease on the Dublin Metropolitan region headquarters at Harcourt Square expires this month and staff have no idea where they’re going.

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