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# Criminal

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Voices
Column: I saw the pain and terror 'Whitey' Bulger created – he was no Robin Hood
Growing up just a few miles down the road from the Boston neighbourhood where gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger reigned, I saw through the lies that he protected residents from drugs and violence, writes Larry Donnelly.
# Courts
Court defers sentencing Wicklow County Council over firemen deaths
Wicklow County Council pleaded guilty to three criminal charges related to the deaths of two firemen in Bray in 2007.
# DNA Database
Serious criminals will have DNA logged on database from next year
Criminals with sentences of more than 5 years will have their DNA logged on a national database, including most sexual offences crimes.
# Timely
Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis
The investigation will focus on possible offences between 2006 and 2013 committed by individuals who are potentially responsible for the economic crisis.
# YEESH
Thief tries to steal woman's handbag and is immediately hit by a bus
Someone must have called the Karma police.
Voices
Column: Does Hollywood’s portrayal of mental illness help or hinder awareness
Silver Linings Playbook is the latest movie to deal with issues surrounding mental health, but does cinema succeed in bringing these issues to the fore or are they more harmful than helpful, asks Darren Mooney.
# Garda Death
"If you have any semblance of good in you, for God's sake, turn these people in"
The Garda Commissioner told the congregation at the funeral of Adrian Donohoe that An Garda Síochána will do everything in its power to bring the perpetrators to justice.
# gary mckinnon
Hacker McKinnon won't be charged in Britain
Gary McKinnon is wanted in the United States for breaking into military computer systems.
# catherine
Danish celeb magazine to print Kate photos tomorrow
Se og Hoer will devote a 16-page splash to the photographs – but it won’t be putting them online.
# Colombia
Colombia says last top drug lord arrested
Daniel “El Loco” Barrera, alleged to be the country’s last major drug lord, has been arrested in an international sting.
# Kate Middleton
French court bans further publication of topless Kate images
Closer magazine must hand over its topless images within 24 hours, and will be fined €10,000 per day if it does not comply.
# Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly due to get family funeral
The Irish-Australian outlaw’s remains were discovered in a mass grave outside an old prison last year and will be given to his descendants for first time since his 1880 execution.
# goooooooold
Shatter publishes probe into Cash for Gold shops
Gardaí have visited every one of the 124 Cash for Gold shops in the country in a bid to uncover any possible criminal activity.
# Baby One More Time
Britney Spears engaged to boyfriend
The 30-year-old singer is set to get married to her boyfriend and former agent Jason Trawick. It will be her third marriage.
# Children
Violence in adults could be determined in first three years of life - or even in the womb
Early intervention is vital to save children from future aggressive behavioural trends according to yesterday’s infant mental health conference in Dublin.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.
# Crime
'Whitey' Bulger to return to Boston and face charges
The alleged crime boss was arrested on Wednesday night in Santa Monica, along with his partner Catherine Greig.
# Larry Murphy
Larry Murphy: spotted in McDonalds?
Released earlier today and last seen on Grafton St.
# Courts
Gilligan gives evidence in CAB action
Convicted criminal says money not from illegal activities, but from an enterprising lifestyle.