Ira. Legal news and articles for April 26 - 29, 2017

Director Jim Sheridan teams up with Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy and Pierce Brosnan for true story 'H-Block'My Italian grandparents inspire support for immigrant rights (commentary)FEUD: Ireland's bloodiest underworld war - chapter fourO'Neill 'dancing on the heads of victims' by attending Loughgall 'martyrs' eventSayreville man convicted of defrauding financial clientMan who paid dissident's bail ran Northern Ireland's biggest ever money-laundering scamI-Team: Inside A Dallas Murder Mystery… 1 Year LaterSanctuary cities ban: Are we going to get sued for this?Review: 'Free Fire' is a bloody mess of a movieArrest for 'smuggling IRA communiqué' out of prison is lawfulKilling of Loughgall IRA men 'saved innocent lives' says BeattieDoug Beattie: I regret any death but when SAS stopped IRA at Loughgall it saved innocent livesTractor and van collide on Highway 18-151; 2 people injured, authorities saySneak Peek: D Magazine's May Issue, Which Explores Who Killed Ira TobolowskyNewspaper review: The Beatles and a Brexit pact row

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'S-Town,' New Podcast From 'Serial' Creators, Makes History
Huffington PostApril 3, 2017

McLemore originally contacted Reed in 2014 about looking into a death in Woodstock, but the series is less a true crime investigation than “a deep dive into one man's mental health” and “the insurmountable challenge of living that any of us might seem ...more »

2 ex-Crips may get new trials in 2008 attack at Delray Dunkin' Donuts
Palm Beach PostApril 6, 2017

Two Broward County men, who are serving multiple life terms in a connection with a brutal 2008 armed robbery at a Dunkin' Donuts in Delray Beach that left four people with gunshot wounds, could get new trials as a result of a Florida Supreme Court ...more »

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Director Jim Sheridan teams up with Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy and Pierce Brosnan for true story 'H-Block'
GoldderbyApril 29, 2017

Jamie Dornan, Cillian Murphy and Pierce Brosnan will star in “H-Block,” which will tell the true story of a group of 38 IRA members who escaped the seemingly inescapable Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in 1983. Murphy and Dornan will play escaping IRA ...more »

My Italian grandparents inspire support for immigrant rights (commentary)
SILive.comApril 29, 2017

We know that the Irish Republican Army (IRA) committed acts of terror against England for many decades. Yet, it would ... If you look at statistics alone you know that immigrants commit less crime as a percentage of the population than citizens do ...more »

FEUD: Ireland's bloodiest underworld war - chapter four
Sunday WorldApril 29, 2017

While the New IRA purported to be a political movement fighting for a united Ireland, its stock and trade is extorting money from criminals and operating as muscle for hire. Many members had been accused of taking drugs from dealers but then re-selling ...more »

O'Neill 'dancing on the heads of victims' by attending Loughgall 'martyrs' event
Belfast NewsletterApril 29, 2017

An innocent civilian Anthony Hughes was also shot dead during the ambush. Thirty years on Sinn Fein's leader in Northern Ireland Mrs O'Neill sparked fury after it emerged she will be the guest speaker at a memorial event for the IRA men in Co Tyrone on ...more »

Sayreville man convicted of defrauding financial client
MyCentralJersey.comApril 28, 2017

A Sayreville man, who formerly worked as a financial advisor guiding people on investments, was convicted Friday of defrauding a factory worker client out of his $250.000 retirement savings and using the money for his own benefit. Jesse Holovacko, 39 ...more »

Man who paid dissident's bail ran Northern Ireland's biggest ever money-laundering scam
Belfast TelegraphApril 28, 2017

"We counted 150 criminals but there was other names as well." Liam Campbell was the Real IRA's director of operations at the time, Belfast's High Court subsequently found. Last December, Mackin and his wife put up €40,000 (£33.7k) in bail money for ...more »

I-Team: Inside A Dallas Murder Mystery… 1 Year Later
CBS DFWApril 28, 2017

Michael, Jonathan and Zach Tobolowsky took the I-Team back there and walked us through exactly what they say happened to their father, Ira Tobolowsky, on May 13, 2016. “Looking though that hole, you see one thing which is our parents garage,” Michael ...more »

Sanctuary cities ban: Are we going to get sued for this?
KXAN.comApril 27, 2017

Senate Bill 4 would allow police officers to ask citizenship status when they're investigating a crime and when they have detained someone, but have not arrested them. When Arizona passed SB 1070, what critics ... “Virtually everything that has to do ...more »

Review: 'Free Fire' is a bloody mess of a movie
Peoria Journal StarApril 27, 2017

It's 90 minutes of a dozen criminals taking pot shots at one another. Armie Hammer plays Ord. He's the guy who is setting up a deal between some gun merchants and some gun-hungry IRA members. If the clothes are any indication, this movie takes place in ...more »

Arrest for 'smuggling IRA communiqué' out of prison is lawful
Irish TimesApril 27, 2017

Court rejects claim that detective's suspicion about Brian Kenna not enough to search him.more »

Killing of Loughgall IRA men 'saved innocent lives' says Beattie
Portadown TimesApril 27, 2017

“The truth is that the IRA men who chose to turn up at Loughgall on May 8, 1987 were heavily armed, all wearing body armour and were extremely dangerous. They were not 'martyrs', they were criminals. They were there to commit murder, and murder is a ...more »

Doug Beattie: I regret any death but when SAS stopped IRA at Loughgall it saved innocent lives
Belfast NewsletterApril 26, 2017

They were ruthless killers who had been involved in criminal activity for many years and had proven themselves all too keen to butcher men, women and children without hesitation. Their luck ran out at Loughgall when they encountered highly trained ...more »

Tractor and van collide on Highway 18-151; 2 people injured, authorities say
Madison.comApril 26, 2017

A woman who was a passenger in the van was the most seriously injured and was taken to a hospital by helicopter, said Sgt. Ira Simpson of the Dane County Sheriff's Office. A man who was driving the van was also taken to a hospital in an ambulance, ...more »

Sneak Peek: D Magazine's May Issue, Which Explores Who Killed Ira Tobolowsky
D MagazineApril 26, 2017

And two, he was burned to death in his North Dallas home just over a year ago, and police have still yet to charge anyone with the crime. But the family believes they are close: “We are a little bit of evidence short of getting this case taken to a ...more »

Newspaper review: The Beatles and a Brexit pact row
BBC NewsApril 26, 2017

The papers report there has been "outcry" over plans for Michelle O'Neill to give a speech "honouring" an IRA gang shot dead after bombing an RUC station 30 years ago. It has emerged Ms O'Neill will make the speech at a rally commemorating those killed ...more »

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