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$13,000 Of Firefighting Equipment Stolen From Rural Station

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A defibrillator, a chainsaw, a car fridge, and a number of hoses and e-flares are among the vital emergency gear stolen from a rural Victorian fire station.

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Crime

Would-Be Abductor Allegedly Sent Anonymous, Handwritten Letter To Police

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Parts of a letter which police believe was written by a man who allegedly tried to abduct a nine-year-old girl in Melbourne's north-east have been released. 

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Updated

Man Dead After Violent Home Invasion And Baseball Bat Attack

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A man has died after he was attacked in his home in Lake Macquarie, NSW. 

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Crime

New AI Cameras Capture 11,000 People A Day Using Phones While Driving

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Drivers still aren't getting the message about not using phones behind the wheel.

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Crime

Fraudsters Scam Almost $170,000 From 90-Year-Old Victim

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A 90-year-old woman has become the latest victim in a series of scams from fake roofers who are preying on vulnerable Sydney residents.

National

National

What Is The Law Around Making A Citizen's Arrest?

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All states and territories have legislation allowing for civilians to perform citizen's arrests, but how can you protect yourself from ending up on the wrong side of the law as well?

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Crime

Teens Charged Over 490Kg Meth Bust Found In Car Bonnets

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Almost half a tonne of the drug 'ice' has been found stashed inside dozens of car bonnets shipped to Australia from Malaysia.

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Crime

Chris Dawson Seeks Bail, Accused Of Wife Lyn's Murder

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Chris Dawson made a bid for freedom on Friday after he was charged with the murder of his wife -- Sydney mother-of-two Lynette Dawson -- almost 40 years ago.

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Crime

Mother Charged After Dead Baby Found On Beach

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The mother of a nine-month-old baby girl who was found dead on a Surfers Paradise beach last month has been charged.

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Crime

Millions Of Dollars In Cold Case Rewards Left Unclaimed

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WARNING: Graphic content

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Man Who 'Doused Wife In Boiling Liquid' Accidentally Released From Jail

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A Sydney man who allegedly stabbed his wife in the stomach and doused her in boiling liquid was accidentally released from jail for three days before authorities noticed.

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Crime

VIDEO: Man Run Over By Alleged Carjacker Stealing His Van

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A man has been charged with a string of offences following a crime spree, including carjackings and a police pursuit in Melbourne. 

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Crime

Video: Thieves Use Stolen Excavator To Break Into A Bank

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Bringing a whole new meaning to the phrase, breaking the bank.

National

National

Daniel Hadley's Drug Charge Dismissed On Mental Health Grounds

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When Senior Constable Daniel Hadley was stopped by fellow officers in the carpark of a Sydney pub and asked whether he had just purchased drugs, he immediately opened his wallet and showed them a plastic bag of white powder.

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Crime

Two Women Charged After Four-Year-Old Boy Allegedly Drugged

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Two women will front court accused of drugging a young boy with prescription medication south of Sydney. 

National

National

Plan To Reduce Youth Re-offending In Queensland

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Some young Queensland offenders could be forced to face their victims instead of serving jail time to try to stop reoffending by making them feel more accountable.

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Crime

Teen Terrorist To Spend At Least 12 Years In Jail

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He's an Islamic State supporter who was moments away from carrying out a terror attack, when police arrested him in south-west Sydney.

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Crime

Seven-Year-Old Girl Abducted, Sexually Assaulted In QLD

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A seven-year-old girl spent more than an hour with the man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting her in bushland north of Brisbane.

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Crime

‘It’ll Be A Not Guilty Plea’ Says Jarryd Hayne’s Lawyer

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Jarryd Hayne got out of a car and pushed past a massive media scrum at Burwood Local Court on Monday morning.

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Updated

Police Name 19-Year-Old Who Died At Sydney Dance Party

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A teenager is dead and three others were placed into induced comas following suspected drug overdoses at the 'Knockout Games of Destiny" Dance Party.

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Crime

'Disgraceful' Brawl Sees Father And Son Charged With Assaulting Police

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Two police officers have left work “broken men” after allegedly being attacked by an angry pole-wielding father and his son in western Sydney.

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Crime

Police Charge Father Of Young Family Over Alleged Peeping Tom Incident

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A local real estate agent has been arrested for allegedly peering through a 13 year-old's window on Sydney's northern beaches.

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Crime

Snort, Pop Or Smoke: Your Suburb Decides Your Poison

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While the use and spread of illicit drug activity in Sydney is wide, the most dangerous drugs have definitive local hotbeds of dealing and usage.

National

National

Tears In Court As Archbishop's Conviction Overturned

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Peter Creigh burst into tears as a NSW judge sensationally quashed former archbishop Philip Wilson's conviction for covering up child sex abuse by a pedophile priest.

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National

Archbishop's Concealing Child Abuse Conviction Quashed

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The conviction of Catholic archbishop Philip Wilson for concealing child sex abuse in the church has been quashed by a Newcastle court.

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Updated

Chris Dawson Charged With Murder, Will Plead Not Guilty

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Chris Dawson has been charged with the alleged murder of his late wife Lynette.

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Crime

Chris Dawson Arrives In Sydney After Arrest Over Wife Lyn's Murder

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Chris Dawson has landed in Sydney after being extradited from Queensland on Thursday.

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Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Secret-Syrupy-Sexcapade Sees Man Charged

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

School Students 'Traumatised' After Investigating Classroom 'Murder'

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Parents of primary school students are angry after their children were made to investigate an 'elf murder' as part of a classroom activity. 

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Crime

Chris Dawson Set To Face Court For Late Wife Lynette's Murder

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The husband of Sydney mother Lynette Dawson, who disappeared almost 40 years ago, is about to get on a flight from the Gold Coast to Sydney where he will be charged with her murder.

National

National

The Cutting-Edge Machine 'Giving Dead People A Voice'

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A machine that can identify the hair and eye colour of dead people could help to crack DNA mysteries across the country and overseas.

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Exclusive

A Very Scary Christmas: How Ordering These 'Toys' Could Land You In Jail

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Parents are being warned about ordering stocking fillers online this Christmas that pose a real risk to their child.

Features

Features

True Crime Podcasts Making Cold Cases Hot Topics

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“The Teacher’s Pet” arrest is the latest time that journalists have cracked cases open

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Crime

Lynette Dawson's Family Speak After Husband's Arrest

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Lynette Dawson's brother and niece have spoken after the arrest of her husband in relation to her disappearance in 1982.

World

World

Free Willy Child Star Sentenced To Jail

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The actor reached a plea deal following a domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend.

National

National

Can You Be Sued If An Intruder Injures Themselves In Your House?

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How far can you go in defending yourself and your property if you catch someone inside your home?

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Updated

Usman Khawaja's Brother Arrested Over Terrorism 'Hit List'

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The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja has been arrested for allegedly forging an “ISIS-style hit list” which resulted in a colleague of his being arrested on terrorism charges.

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Movies

Zac Efron's Transformation Into Ted Bundy Has Us Shook

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Look, we're not going to deny it: It's weirdly hot.

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Updated

Two Arrested After Shot Fired In Brisbane Siege

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An emergency situation has ended in Brisbane, with two men in custody after a shot was fired at police.

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Crime

Police Charge Two Men Who Allegedly Dumped Murder Victim In Wheelie Bin

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Pair charged with murder after body found in wheelie bin.

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Updated

Sydney Physiotherapist To Face Court After 'Secretly Filming Patients'

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A Sydney physiotherapist is accused of using “hidden cameras” in his home and clinic to film female patients that had come to him for help.

National

National

'Horrific': Man's Body Found In Wheelie Bin After Residents Report 'Bad Odour'

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A man's decomposing body has been found stuffed into a Brisbane rubbish bin in what police are calling a horrific and harrowing crime scene.

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Crime

Santa Hat-Wearing Thief Steals Wheelchair, Leaves Man Stranded In Toilet

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A man was left stuck in a public toilet after a thief in a Santa hat befriended him then allegedly stole his wheelchair.

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Crime

CCTV Snaps Alleged Peeping Tom Spying On 13-Year-Old Girl

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Police are looking for an alleged peeping tom who was sprung looking through a window at a teenager in Sydney.

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Crime

89-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Sexually Assaulted In Aged Care Home

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An elderly woman has been sexually assaulted by a carer at an aged-care facility in Sydney's southwest, NSW Police say.

National

National

Man Charged After Dog Found Dead In Car

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A man has been charged over the death of a dog, which was allegedly locked in a car on NSW's north coast earlier this week.

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Crime

Paroled Sex Offenders To Be Monitored With Electronic Ankle Trackers

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The ‘clack’ of electronic trackers being locked around ankles is a sound rapists and paedophiles will be hearing a lot more of, after the NSW State Government announced tough new reforms.

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Updated

Mother-Daughter Killer Daniel Holdom Jailed For Life

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A man who murdered a young mother and her toddler daughter in NSW and dumped their remains 1200 kilometres apart will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

National

National

Arrest Made In The Stabbing Death Of 'Harmless' Disabled Father

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After almost nine months police have made a breakthrough in the home invasion stabbing murder of 38-year-old disabled father Erol Tokcan. 

World

World

Woman Mistakenly Spends Three Months In Jail For Fairy Floss

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Dasha Fincher is suing police after spending three months in jail for possessing fairy floss.

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Crime

Police Divers Scour River For Baby Murder Clues

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Police investigating the murder of a nine-month-old baby girl whose body washed ashore on a Gold Coast beach cannot rule out charging her mother over the death.

World

World

Dramatic New Police Tactic To Catch Thieves On Two Wheels

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London police have a new tactic to fight crime and it involves knocking suspected thieves off vehicles, even during high-speed chases.

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World

Woman Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Faking Primary School Diploma

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The harsh penalty was issued after it was revealed the 53-year-old had only finished Year 5 but had shown forged papers that she had completed Year 6.

World

World

Former Tennis Star Arrested Over Brutal Halloween Attack

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Former tennis star Justin Gimelstob has reportedly been arrested over the brutal Halloween night attack on venture capitalist Randall Kaplan.

World

World

Woman Drops Young Child On Highway While Fleeing Police

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A woman has been arrested after dropping a young child on a highway as she fled police officers in the United States, according to local media reports. 

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Crime

Police Admit Errors In Sydney Rapist Case

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Police admit they made "errors" in handling a complaint about a convicted rapist weeks before he allegedly sexually assaulted a seven-year-old girl at a southern Sydney dance studio.

World

World

British Academic Jailed For Life For Spying In United Arab Emirates

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A UAE court has sentenced British academic Matthew Hedges to life in prison on charges of spying for the British government, his family and a state-run newspaper say.

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Updated

Baby Girl Found On Beach 'Sacrificed'

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A baby girl found on a Queensland beach actually died across the border in NSW, police say.

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Crime

Man Charged For Allegedly Jogging Around Melbourne Naked For Months

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A man who has been jogging naked in Melbourne for months has been caught and charged.

National

National

Residents Living In Fear Of 'Pseudo Halfway House'

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Driving through the leafy backstreets of Epping, it’s not all that common to see a team of public order riot police, a dozen undercover detectives and the dog squad preparing for a raid.

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Updated

Trio Charged Over Alleged Terror Plot To 'Kill As Many As Possible'

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Three men have been charged in Melbourne over allegations they were trying to secure a semi-automatic rifle to carry out an attack in a crowded place to kill "as many people as possible."

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Updated

Jarryd Hayne Charged With Aggravated Sexual Assault

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Beleaguered NRL star Jarryd Hayne has been charged in relation to the sexual assault of a young woman on Grand Final night.

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Crime

Annette Mason: Beating Death Of Teenager To Be Re-Examined After 30 Years

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The beating death of a Queensland teenager almost 30 years ago is being re-examined.

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Crime

Man Charged After Allegedly Sexually Abusing Teenage Girl

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The 21-year-old was arrested on Thursday after allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old girl on the Central Coast.

World

World

Details Emerge That Homeless Veteran Good Deed An 'Elaborate Scam'

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The couple who raised over $US400,000 for a homeless veteran have been slapped with criminal charges after their fundraising efforts now appear to be a money-making scam.

World

World

Family Arrested After Murder Spree Claims Eight

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A family of four has been arrested over the gruesome slayings of eight people from another family in rural southern Ohio two years ago.

World

World

Police Rescue A Lion Cub As Its Owner Took Selfies With It

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The 33-year-old man tried to convince officers the pet inside his green Lamborghini was "just a cat" but they didn't buy it.

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Crime

Man Charged After Four-Week-Old Baby Found With Serious Injuries

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A man will face court today after a newborn baby was found with serious injuries

World

World

Incredible Near Miss As A Man Is Pushed Into Traffic

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City of London Police are appealing to the public after a man was pushed on to a busy street.

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Crime

The Ross From Friends Lookalike Might Have Been Caught

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The man was spotted stealing a case of beer aka Ross' caaaaans.

National

National

'Like Somebody Ripped My Heart Out': Family Confronts Fatal Crash Driver

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What do you say to the man who killed your husband, and left your son without a father?

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Crime

Former Strawberry Farm Supervisor Charged Over Contamination Scandal

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Police have charged a 50-year-old woman over strawberry needle contamination scandal. 

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How Liam Anderson's Alleged Killer Exposed A Hospital's Lifesaving Drug Shortage

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Shortly after Mathew Flame was arrested by police, the accused killer was taken to hospital with an injured hand and foot.

World

World

Accused U.S. Mail Bomber Could Face Life In Prison

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New York federal prosecutors have brought new charges against Cesar Sayoc, the Florida man accused of mailing bombs to prominent Democrats and other critics of President Donald Trump.

National

National

Bourke Street Terror Attack 'Unsophisticated', 'Inspired' By ISIS

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The terror attack in central Melbourne street was not sophisticated and may have been ISIS-inspired, authorities have said.

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Updated

Bourke Street Terror: Attacker Was Known To Police, ASIO

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A knife-wielding attacker who stabbed a man to death and injured two others in a terrorist incident on a Central Melbourne street was known to federal authorities and police.

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Crime

CCTV Captures The Moment Aussie Gangster Was Shot Dead

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Warning: Graphic Video

World

World

Burning Of Grenfell Tower Effigy Slammed By Theresa May

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A group of men have been arrested for burning a Grenfell Tower effigy on Bonfire Night in the UK, an act Prime Minister Theresa May called "utterly unacceptable".

World

World

Teen Who Threw Eggs At Disabled Grandmother Refuses To Apologise

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Cohan Semple has refused to apologise after the vicious attack on 49-year-old Janice Morris last month.

National

National

It looks Like Australia May Have Found Its Own 'Prison Bae'

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While it's obviously a matter of taste, some thirsty comments on a recent police Facebook post would suggest we may have.

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Crime

Woman Stabbed Repeatedly While Taking Out Her Bins

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An everyday household chore has left a woman in Townsville fighting for her life.

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Crime

Smile Ewe! Police Seize Hot Herd And Fast Car

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There's no pulling the wool over the eyes of these country cops.

Matilda Dixon-Smith

Matilda Dixon-Smith

'Making A Murderer' Part 2: Why There’s No Justice In Trial By Docuseries

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As the much-anticipated second instalment of Making A Murderer premieres this month on Netflix, the prestige true-crime documentary cements its place at the top of the culture plinth.

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Crime

Court Hears How A Baby Died From 'Nappy Rash'

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WARNING: Distressing content.

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Crime

Son Accused Of Killing Mother And Brother In Property Dispute

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A man with a deep love for guns and sports shooting has allegedly driven between New South Wales and Victoria to kill his mother and brother -- all in a bid to end a nasty family dispute.

National

National

Prison Population Decline Gives 'Breathing Space' To Swamped Legal System

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New figures have revealed the NSW prison population is starting to show signs of decline, after several years of rapid rises and subsequent overcrowding.

Crime

Crime

Girls' Brutal Plan To Murder Classmates Uncovered

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Two girls plotted to stab classmates to death and drink their blood, cops say.

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Crime

Million Dollar Reward To Catch Cold Case Killer Of Teen Jessica Small

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Police offer mammoth reward for information about the regional NSW murder.

Natasha Stott Despoja

Natasha Stott Despoja

It's Time To Stop The Slaughter Of Women In Our Neighbourhoods

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Why isn't violence against women treated like the national emergency it is?

National

National

Dead Twin's Ashes Returned After Parent's Plea To Thieves

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UPDATE: A member of the public has handed the ashes in after finding them on his tool box on his front lawn. Mother "I thought they were gone forever. It makes me feel complete again. "

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Updated

Multiple People Stabbed With Syringe In High School 'Prank'

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Eight people have been injured in a syringe stabbing at a Sydney high school.

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Crime

Evan Brewer 3, Was So Badly Abused That Even Prosecutors Choked Back Tears In Court

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Pictures of the boy naked and in chains in a basement were shown in court as details emerged of the abuse the boy had suffered in his short life.

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Crime

CCTV: Graphic Video Released Shows Man And Woman Held At Gunpoint

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Terrifying CCTV has been released of a man striking an elderly man with a gun and pointing it at another elderly woman during a violent armed robbery. 

World

World

David Schwimmer's Hilarious Response To Lookalike Thief

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When the UK Police posted a photo of a wanted beer thief that looked like David Schwimmer's twin the internet went into meltdown.

The Project

The Project

Why Isn't Violence Against Women A National Crisis, The Project Asks

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Ten women have been violently killed this month, and Carrie Bickmore is pleading for you to pay attention.

World

World

Would-Be Robbers Arrested After Owner Tells Them To Come Back Later

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If they gave out awards to the worst robbers, these guys would win.

World

World

Woman Who Abandoned Toddler On Porch Blames Child's Mother

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A woman who abandoned a two-year-old child on a stranger's porch in Spring, Texas, last week is explaining why she left her friend's child unattended.

World

World

Ex-NFL Player Released From Prison 18 Years After Murder Plot

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Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn child.

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Crime

'Gutless' Attack On Teen Captured On Mobile Phone Footage

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A young teenage boy was brutally attacked by a group of older teenagers outside a train station around midday on Sunday, mobile phone footage shows.

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Crime

Police Confirm Report Of Sexual Assault Of Teen Girl Was 'False'

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A 14-year-old girl claimed she had been abducted and raped while walking home from school on Wednesday in the NSW Hunter region.