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Teen faces 'run over bid' trial

A DUBLIN youth has been accused of attempting to run over a teenage boy with a BMW 4X4.

Christopher O'Neill (18), of Larkhill Road, Whitehall, had already been charged with dangerous driving at Shantalla Road, Santry, Dublin, on August 1 and assaulting the 17-year-old boy at Swords Road on the same date.

Yesterday at the Dublin Children's Court a further charge was brought of intentionally or recklessly using the 4X4 to knock down the teenager "creating a risk of death or serious harm".

The case is to be sent forward to the Circuit Court and O'Neill was remanded in custody pending the preparation of a book of evidence.



25 years since baby heart op

TODAY is the 25th anniversary of the first successful baby heart transplant.

Kaylee Davidson-Olley, who underwent the historic procedure, will be joined in England by more than 30 other people who received heart transplants as babies.

The original operation took place at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

Kaylee, who was five months old when the operation took place, is now studying at college and takes part in athletics.



Man guilty of Miley trespass

A LOS ANGELES jury has convicted a man of misdemeanor trespassing at the home of Miley Cyrus.

The panel also found Jason Luis Rivera guilty of resisting arrest after he was caught at the actress and singer's home. The 40-year-old's sentencing was scheduled for later today.

Rivera was arrested on September 8, when police say he was caught at Cyrus' home carrying a pair of scissors.



Drugs and gun on Nelly's bus

Drugs and a gun were found on rapper Nelly's tour bus at a West Texas border checkpoint where several celebrities have been arrested, police said.

Hudspeth County sheriff's officials said an initial search turned up small amounts of marijuana and heroin and a loaded gun. Authorities say a second search revealed a duffel bag with about 4.5kg of pot.

In a statement, Nelly blamed a staff member.


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