Ira. Legal news and articles for October 26 - 31, 2011

Victims of MCSi Criticize Sentence Given to Ex-Chief ExecutiveMissing teen's remains foundTerrorists: the good, the bad and the ignoredRemains of missing teen found near Mineral WellsRuthless gangsters who brought guns back on the streetsBrutal slaying of a garda and the sinister Haughey gun plotStrike Back Strikes BackFamily says missing mom identifiedMartin McGuinness's Deadly AmbushMorning Security Brief: Drug Testing, The Real IRA, FBI Official Wants a New ...Outsider Odds: Ireland's Herman Cain No Longer a Cert for the PresidencyRemains Could Be Missing Man, Family SaysMan released over 1974 RUC murderAshline's statement to police reviewedDEA is cracking down on prescription drug theft in St. Clair County

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Jersey buyer for McGuinness tower
Irish EchoOctober 5, 2011

The gold-painted tower, presented to the late Derry priest Fr. Jimmy Shiels, was made in 1974 after McGuinness was convicted of being a member of the IRA in February of that year and imprisoned in Portlaoise jail. A New Jersey collector snapped up the ...more »

The Omagh bomb, the Lithuanian sting and the Real IRA plot to bomb the mainland
The IndependentOctober 21, 2011

Campbell tried to reassure him: "Criminals do not need that type of training." He needed the gun, he said, for his "enemies". He was asked for his identity or, at least, to give the name of his organisation to the man who would deliver the Barratt. ...more »

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Victims of MCSi Criticize Sentence Given to Ex-Chief Executive
LoanSafeOctober 31, 2011

He'll be housed in a 5-foot by 10-foot cell in an area of the jail where a handful of other federal prisoners are kept. They're in for such crimes as drug trafficking, bank robbery or money laundering. Peppel will find in his cell a metal bunk bed with ...more »

Missing teen's remains found
Weatherford DemocratOctober 31, 2011

Palo Pinto County Sheriff Ira Mercer on Saturday confirmed the remains are those of Krishonda Townsend, missing since the early morning hours of July 5, 2010. Positive identification was made through dental records. The 19-year-old Townsend wore braces ...more »

Terrorists: the good, the bad and the ignored
Slugger O'TooleOctober 30, 2011

Fairly good terrorists are essentially all of the IRA. They are bad because they killed people but good because they stopped and also because they are vital to the process. Within the group of fairly good terrorists there are, however, gradations. ...more »

Remains of missing teen found near Mineral Wells
Fort Worth Star TelegramOctober 30, 2011

Palo Pinto County Sheriff Ira Mercer said Townsend's remains were discovered Thursday afternoon. The Gibtown 19-year-old was last seen after a Fourth of July gathering last year, and officials have long suspected foul play. ...more »

Ruthless gangsters who brought guns back on the streets
Herald.ieOctober 29, 2011

"They were a motley collection of dissident republicans, socialists, anarchists and criminals who gathered together under a flag of convenience to justify their actions," Williams claims. The chief movers in the outfit were ex-IRA men Joe Dillon, ...more »

Brutal slaying of a garda and the sinister Haughey gun plot
Herald.ieOctober 29, 2011

The Irish Government had a plan, as the Troubles erupted in the North, to foment a split within the IRA. Finance Minister Charles Haughey was given £100000 in cash to supply one side of the republican movement with arms, at the expense of the other. ...more »

Strike Back Strikes Back
Indie Wire (blog)October 28, 2011

Section 20 is fictional but it's inspired by a British tactical operations intelligence unit called The Increment, which was first formed in Belfast in the 1980s to tackle the IRA. It grew into a global unit that has handled a wide range of issues ...more »

Family says missing mom identified
Weatherford DemocratOctober 28, 2011

Palo Pinto County Sheriff Ira Mercer said a human skull and bones were discovered by a prospective buyer of an approximately 100-acre tract who was walking the land. The remains were found at the edge of a tree-lined area off Sand Hill Road. ...more »

Martin McGuinness's Deadly Ambush
CounterPunchOctober 28, 2011

by HARRY BROWNE Martin McGuinness says he never killed anyone during his years — however many years it was — in the IRA.That's as may be. But this week he certainly delivered a killer blow to the presidential hopes of one Sean Gallagher. ...more »

Morning Security Brief: Drug Testing, The Real IRA, FBI Official Wants a New ...
Security ManagementOctober 28, 2011

... as the crime risk, associated with drugs' being 'beyond dispute,' it provides no concrete evidence that those risks are any more present in TANF applicants than in the greater population," Scriven wrote. ►The Real IRA, an Irish paramilitary group, ...more »

Outsider Odds: Ireland's Herman Cain No Longer a Cert for the Presidency
TIME (blog)October 27, 2011

The ambush came on the same network, during a televised debate, and was launched by Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness, a rival candidate skilled in such surprise tactics through his past membership of the Provisional IRA and subsequent engagement with ...more »

Remains Could Be Missing Man, Family Says
KHBS-KHOG Northwest ArkansasOctober 27, 2011

I got home, got a hold of someone, and he called the authorities out here," said Ira Joe Gipson. "We are kind of hoping because after two and a half years, we don't have any hopes that he's alive especially in the condition that he was in when he ...more »

Man released over 1974 RUC murder
BBC NewsOctober 27, 2011

Insp Bill Elliott was shot dead while investigating a bank robbery in Rathcoole. The PSNI's Serious Crime Branch reopened the case after a review by the Historical Enquiries Team (HET) found potential new leads. The man was arrested in north Belfast on ...more »

Ashline's statement to police reviewed
Elmira Star-GazetteOctober 27, 2011

Wheaton also testified that after she took Ashline's statement, she transported him to Ira Davenport Hospital to have a deep cut on his hand treated. Ashline had earlier told investigators he got the cut when Clayton swung a knife at him. ...more »

DEA is cracking down on prescription drug theft in St. Clair County
New Baltimore Voice NewspapersOctober 26, 2011

They will have a second site open in Ira Township at 7085 Meldrum Rd. Marine City Police Chief Don Tillery said people with unused or leftover prescriptions can bring them into the station any time. The rising rate of analogue drugs is reflected in the ...more »

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