Notorious Regency Hotel murder trial of Patrick Hutch begins

The trial has begun of one of the most notorious gang-related incidents of recent times. The shooting at the Regency Hotel in Dublin almost two years ago during which one man died and two were injured was a "resourced, carefully planned, targeted, murderous attack", the Special Criminal Court has heard on Thursday. Patrick Hutch has … Continue reading Notorious Regency Hotel murder trial of Patrick Hutch begins

Arrest after police shoot man dead responding to hoax ‘swatting’ call

Police have reportedly made an arrest after a hoax emergency call led to an unarmed man being shot dead in a so-called "swatting" incident. Los Angeles Police detained 25-year-old Tyler Barriss, according to NBC News, after officers more than 1,300 miles away in Kansas fatally shot 28-year-old Andrew Finch. The arrest comes after police said … Continue reading Arrest after police shoot man dead responding to hoax ‘swatting’ call

Car rams Melbourne crowd in ‘act of evil’

The man who rammed a crowd in the centre of Melbourne was an Australian with a history of mental health issues, police say. As many as 19 people were injured after a white Suzuki SUV deliberately drove into a crowd. Four of those hurt - including a young child - have been critically injured. Police … Continue reading Car rams Melbourne crowd in ‘act of evil’

Man jailed after throwing acid over revellers in packed east London nightclub

Arthur Collins left 14 people with serious burns when he hurled the corrosive liquid into the crowd out enjoying the Easter weekend. Collins is the former boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann, who appears in hit ITV show The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE). On the night of the attack on April 17, Collins of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, was … Continue reading Man jailed after throwing acid over revellers in packed east London nightclub