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Life

'I've Solved Hollywood's Most Gruesome Murder And My Father Was The Killer'

6 min read

It is a real-life murder mystery that is the stuff of Hollywood legend -- a macabre, decades-old homicide that has embedded itself into the psyche of the movie capital.

Crime

Crime

Anita Cobby's Husband On Killer's Death: 'One Down, Four To Go'

2 min read

Michael Murphy, among the pack that killed Anita Cobby, is dead -- but no one is shedding a tear.

Crime

Crime

Career Criminal Guilty Of Another Murder, In Unprovoked Shop Stabbing

1 min read

Douglas Johnson had just got out of jail when he stabbed David Morrison for no reason.

Crime

Crime

Anita Cobby's Murderer, Michael Murphy Dies In Prison

1 min read

One of NSW's most notorious killers, convicted of murdering Sydney nurse Anita Cobby, has died in jail.

Crime

Crime

Friend Charged Over Murder Of Woman Dumped 300km From Home

1 min read

Two people have been charged over the death of Tamara Farrell, whose body was found dumped by the side of the road.

Crime

Crime

Police In Fatal Shooting Investigation Look To Identify Cyclist

1 min read

Homicide detectives investigating the shooting death of a woman south of Brisbane are trying to identify a cyclist who was nearby at the time. 

National

National

'You Let A Murderer Walk Free' Says Distraught Brother Of Cheryl Grimmer

2 min read

The trial of a man accused of murdering Cheryl Grimmer almost 50 years ago will not go ahead after the court found key evidence was inadmissible.

Crime

Crime

'Extreme Pornography' Part Of Claremont Serial Killer Case

2 min read

Extreme pornographic material and a six-hour police interview with the accused Claremont serial killer are among the evidence a West Australian Supreme Court judge will examine ahead of the trial.

World

World

Chilling Portraits By Serial Killer Could Be The Key To Solving 90 Murders

2 min read

Samuel Little could be one of the most prolific serial killers of all time. Last year the 78-year-old confessed to killing dozens of women since the 1970s across the United States and has now begun to paint his victims.

National

National

Her Daughter Was Brutally Murdered, Now She Wants To Try Stop It Happening Again

3 min read

Mandy Burgess is fighting hard to make sure her daughter’s killer never gets the chance to kill again when he applies for his freedom on March 8.

World

World

Arrest Made After Woman Found Bound And Stuffed Inside Suitcase

1 min read

Police say a suspect was arrested in the slaying of a woman who was found dead in a suitcase in Greenwich, an affluent community in Connecticut.

World

World

Five Children Charged Over Fatal Shooting Of Nashville Musician

1 min read

Five juveniles are charged with criminal homicide in the shooting a 24-year-old musician in the U.S., according to police.

Crime

Crime

The Search For 1970s 'Doodler' Serial Killer Who Preyed On White Gay Men

2 min read

San Francisco police have announced a US$100,000 reward for the serial killer known as the 'Doodler'.

National

National

'It's Heart Work': Helping Families Affected By Homicide To Survive

4 min read

Last week, Martha Jabour took more than 100 calls from families thanking her for keeping them alive.

World

World

Reward Money Raised For Crime Information Will Be Donated To Kidnap Victim Jayme Closs

2 min read

Hormel Foods and its subsidiary said they will donate $25,000 ($AUD35,000) it had offered in reward money for information leading to Jayme Closs directly to the 13-year-old girl.

National

National

Heartbroken Family Search For Answers Over Murdered Father

2 min read

Cheryl Phillips clutches the chain around her neck with a heart pendant that contains the ashes of her murdered son Jamie.

Crime

Crime

Jamie Philips: Police Hunt For Killers Of Sydney Man Dumped In Vacant Lot

1 min read

Police investigating the murder of a Sydney father who was found dead in a vacant lot three months ago are calling on the public to help catch his killers. 

National

National

Aiia Masarwa's Father On The Moment He Found Out His 'Angel' Had Been Murdered

3 min read

After Saeed Masarwa had not heard from his daughter in 12 hours, he knew something was wrong.

Crime

Crime

Manhunt Underway After Man Dies In Stabbing Attack

1 min read

A manhunt is underway after the stabbing death of a 35-year-old man at a NSW home on Sunday night.

Crime

Crime

How DNA Technology Cracked A Rape And Murder Cold Case 28 Years On

3 min read

On Labour Day 1990, Betty Jones, 65, answered a knock at the door of her friend Kathryn Crigler's house in Starkville Mississipi, unknowingly letting her killer inside.

Crime

Crime

Court Hears Aiia Maasarwe's Alleged Killer May Be 'Vulnerable'

1 min read

A 20-year-old man accused of the rape and murder of international student Aiia Maasarwe has fronted a brief court hearing.  

News

News

Man Charged With Rape And Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

1 min read

Police have charged a 20-year-old man over the death of the Palestinian student.

Updated

Updated

Man Arrested Over Brutal Murder Of Aiia Maasarwe

2 min read

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the brutal murder of Arab-Israeli exchange student Aiia Maasarwe. 

Updated

Updated

Photo Reveals Aiia Maasarwe’s Final Hours

4 min read

Aiia Maasarwe spent her final hours learning English with friends in a park.

National

National

Derryn Hinch Cops Backlash For 'Grotesque' Tweet Over Student's Murder

2 min read

Senator Derryn Hinch has copped backlash for apparently revealing undisclosed details of the murder of Arab-Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe on social media.

National

National

Last Images Of Student Murdered In 'Horrendous' Attack

2 min read

Homicide detectives have released CCTV images of a 21-year-old exchange student who was killed in Melbourne's north as they desperately plead for information from the public.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Distraught Mother Asks 'Why, Why, Why?' Following Son's Brutal Murder

1 min read

Today Alfredo Isho’s heartbroken mother, supported by relatives, returned to the scene of her son’s brutal murder to lay flowers on a bus seat outside a Bossley Park hair salon.

News

News

Parents Petition To Have Parole Denied For Teen Daughter's 'Savage' Murderer

2 min read

Tania Burgess was 15 when she was stabbed 48 times by another teenager, who is eligible for parole after 13 and a half years in jail.

Crime

Crime

Father-Of-Two Dismembered In 'Brutal' And 'Cold' Sydney Murder

1 min read

A couple has been charged over the murder of a Sydney father whose body was found dismembered inside a home at Sadlier over the weekend.

Crime

Crime

How A 13-Year-Old Escaped The Kidnapper Who Allegedly Killed Her Parents

5 min read

Jayme Closs stunned the world by escaping the horrors of her captivity in northern Wisconsin.

Crime

Crime

Teenager Refused Bail Over Sydney Stabbing Death

1 min read

A teenager remains behind bars after he was refused bail in Parramatta court on Saturday charged with the stabbing murder of a 20-year-old man who was having a haircut in Bossley Park.

World

World

Boy Charged With Murder After Egg Prank Goes Wrong

1 min read

Silvia Zavala was in town visiting family to celebrate the New Year when she was killed.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Agreement Reached Following Little Girl's Death After 'Jump' From Balcony

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

News

News

Angry Anderson’s Emotional Video After Son’s Alleged Murder

1 min read

Aussie rocker “Angry” Anderson has come forward for the first time since his son’s death in an emotional video where he is seen holding back tears.

World

World

Child Killer Convicted For Attempting To Decapitate Dementia Sufferer

1 min read

Stephen Leonard has been convicted of attempting to murder a 57-year-old dementia sufferer in a "frenzied attack".

Crime

Crime

Body Found In Bush Dumped Shortly Before Fire Started

1 min read

A body found in the Yarratt State Forest, near Taree is believed to have been dumped shortly before a bushfire started.

World

World

Chilling Calls In The Lead Up To Student's Murder Released

1 min read

Dispatch recordings show University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey grew increasingly concerned about the handling of her harassment complaint before her ex-boyfriend killed her on campus.

World

World

Fiancé Of Missing Mother Charged With Murder

3 min read

The fiancé of a Colorado mother who vanished on Thanksgiving has been arrested and charged with murder and solicitation to commit murder, officials said.

Crime

Crime

Woman Charged With Murder Of Nine-Week-Old Baby

1 min read

An Adelaide woman has been charged with murder following the death of a nine-week-old baby earlier this month.

Crime

Crime

Stepfather Charged After Disabled Son Drowned In Bathtub

2 min read

Bec Horton walked out on her allegedly violent partner, Charlie Younes for a better life.

TV

TV

The Sheriff From 'Making A Murderer' Is Now Suing Netflix

2 min read

A retired sheriff who was featured in the documentary series is suing the streaming platform and its creators, alleging he was defamed by his portrayal.

News

News

'Distraught' Aunt Charged With Murder Of Baby Niece

1 min read

A woman has appeared in court, charged with the murder of her baby niece.

TV

TV

A True Crime Series About Ted Bundy Is Coming To Netflix

1 min read

One of America's most notorious serial killers will be the subject of an all-new documentary in 2019.

Crime

Crime

Millions Of Dollars In Cold Case Rewards Left Unclaimed

6 min read

WARNING: Graphic content

Crime

Crime

Husband's Murder Filled With 'Sex Lies And Deceit'

3 min read

With a plot that echoes a well-known Hollywood masterpiece, a trial began Tuesday for a woman accused of helping orchestrate the death of her husband in order to secure a massive insurance payout.

Crime

Crime

Teen Kills Girl For Waiting Too Long To Tell Him She Was Pregnant

2 min read

Aaron Trejo, 16, confessed to killing his pregnant schoolmate, police said.

World

World

Jury Recommends Life In Prison For White Nationalist Rally Killer

3 min read

A jury has recommended life in prison plus 419 years for James Alex Fields Jr., who was convicted of murder for driving his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville last August.

World

World

New Details Emerge Over UK Backpacker Grace Millane's Death

2 min read

New details have been revealed about the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand. 

World

World

Man Who Rammed Car Into Crowd At White Supremacy Rally Convicted Of Murder

3 min read

A man who drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia was convicted on Friday of first-degree murder for killing a woman .

Crime

Crime

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

2 min read

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

World

World

Security Guard Arrested Over Tourist's Murder

1 min read

Body found in Costa Rica matches missing tourist Carla Stefaniak, officials say.

Crime

Crime

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

1 min read

Pair charged with murder after body found in wheelie bin.

Updated

Updated

Mother-Daughter Killer Daniel Holdom Jailed For Life

1 min read

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

1 min read

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

Horror Twist In Footballer's Grisly Mutilation And Murder

3 min read

Warning: GRAPHIC IMAGES

World

World

'How Can You Sleep?' Texts Between Convicted Murderer Chris Watts And Wife Revealed

7 min read

New documents are shedding light on Christopher Watts, the Colorado man who will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murders of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters.

Crime

Crime

Father Charged With Murder Over Death Of Baby Found On Beach

1 min read

The father of a nine-month-old girl found dead on a beach has been charged with her murder.

World

World

Woman Killed Lover, Cooked Him And Served Him As Lunch

1 min read

A Moroccan woman has been accused of killing her lover, cooking him and then serving him to a group of workers.

Crime

Crime

Father Extradited To NSW Over 'Sacrifice' Death Of Baby Girl

1 min read

The 48-year-old father of the baby girl found dead on a Gold Coast beach has been extradited to NSW to face a murder charge.

World

World

"Evil Monster": Man Sentenced To Life For Killing Wife And Daughters

6 min read

A Colorado man has been sentenced to life without parole after pleading guilty to murdering his pregnant wife and their two young daughters in August and dumping their bodies on an oil work site.

World

World

'I Killed James': The Chilling Moment 10-Year-Old Jon Venables Admits To Toddler's Murder

2 min read

Chilling audio of a then-10-year-old Jon Venables admitting to the murder of a toddler has been heard publicly for the first time.

Crime

Crime

Man Handed Three Life Sentences For 'Jealous' Triple Murder

1 min read

Triple murderer Allan Geoffrey O’Connor has been handed three life sentences for murdering his former partner, her new lover and his son at a property in western NSW.

Crime

Crime

'Concerning Behaviour' Towards Leslie Larkin Focus Of Cold Case Murder Investigation

1 min read

Police have revealed events in the lead up to the murder of Noosa Heads woman Leslie Larkin could help solve the 34 year mystery.

World

World

Family Arrested After Murder Spree Claims Eight

4 min read

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

Amazon Echo May Have Recorded The Murder Of Two Women

1 min read

A judge in the US has asked Amazon provide recordings from an Echo device after the death of two women.

World

World

WhatsApp Fake News Lynch Mob Burn Innocent Duo To Death

3 min read

Ricardo, 21, and his uncle Alberto, 43, became the latest victims of fake news fueled violence when they were burnt alive for a crime they did not commit.

World

World

Applause, Cheering As Group Sentenced Over Student's Rape And Murder

3 min read

WARNING: Distressing Content.

World

World

Father Pleads Guilty To Killing Wife And Daughters To Avoid Death Penalty

3 min read

A Colorado father has pleaded guilty to killing his two young daughters and his pregnant wife in a deal that removes the death penalty as a possible sentence, according to the Weld County District Attorney's Office.

Crime

Crime

Tinder Date Horror, Stalker Shown Buying Murder Kit Before Brutal Attack

3 min read

Angela Jay breaks down as she tells court “I didn’t die, I felt like I was supposed to”.

News

News

Judge Fights Back Tears While Sentencing A Man Who Killed His Wife

1 min read

A man has been sentenced to at least 27 years in jail for murdering his wife by setting her bedroom on fire in front of their children. 

World

World

Murderer To Be Executed In Homemade Electric Chair

1 min read

Edmund Zagorski is on death row for two murders and he's opted to die via a homemade electric chair.

Crime

Crime

Toyah Cordingley Murder: Police Investigating 'Highly Agitated' Men Seen Near Scene

2 min read

Police have confirmed they're investigating claims of two "highly agitated" men spotted close to Queensland's Wangetti Beach, on the same day Toyah Cordingley was killed.

National

National

The 'Tragedy Of Events' That led To A Father Shooting Dead His Son

2 min read

An argument over a burnt omelette was the last straw in a fractured relationship that led to a father shooting dead his son.

Crime

Crime

Solicitor Charged Over Murder Of 15-Year-Old Brayden Dillon

1 min read

A solicitor has been charged in relation to the murder of 15-year-old Brayden Dillon in Sydney's south-west.

Crime

Crime

A German Nurse Has 'More Or Less' Admitted To Killing 100 Patients

2 min read

Niels Högel, a former nurse from Germany has admitted to murdering 100 patients in his care.

Crime

Crime

Girls' Brutal Plan To Murder Classmates Uncovered

1 min read

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

News

News

'Reclaim The Night' Protests Attract Huge Crowd, Days After Suspected Murder

2 min read

Thousands of people marched to raise awareness of violence and sexual misconduct against women and children.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

$5 Billion Drought Fund And More Explosive Packages In US

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Crime

Crime

Beach Murder: Police Aren't Closing In On Suspect Or Motive And Need Your Help

1 min read

24-year-old Toyah Cordingley's body was found on Wangetti Beach, north of Cairns on Monday.

Crime

Crime

Horrific Gang Rape And Murder Of Woman Revealed In Shocking Testimony

4 min read

Hannah Cornelius was out dancing with a friend one evening in May 2017 but just hours later she was dead.

Crime

Crime

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

4 min read

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.

World

World

The Most Haunting Image In The Brutal Khashoggi Murder Case

1 min read

Every detail of the Jamal Khashoggi murder is chilling, and this image is the most haunting of all.

Crime

Crime

Student's Chilling Final Phone Call Before Murder

2 min read

The young woman was talking to her family on the phone as she returned from class.

Crime

Crime

Seven Women Dead Across The Country In Seven Days

1 min read

The alleged murder of 43-year-old Sydney woman is the seventh female killed in just one week.

Features

Features

The Chilling Moment Nina Discovered Her Father Was A Murderer

2 min read

Questions uncover grim family history

Crime

Crime

Death Penalty Not Enough For Suitcase Murderer, Family Says

1 min read

The Supreme Court has heard harrowing victim impact statements from the loved ones of Karlie and Khandalyce Pearce-Stevenson.

Crime

Crime

The Top Six Deadliest US Cities

11 photos

What is the murder capital of America? The answer might surprise you.

World

World

Newly Engaged Woman To Wear Wedding Dress At Her Funeral

2 min read

Cora Martinez was with her daughter Wendy last weekend when she bought her wedding dress.

World

World

Man's Murder Conviction Overturned After 27 Years In Prison Thanks To His Paintings

3 min read

A New York prison artist who never played golf but became known for drawings of lush courses he could only imagine was set free Wednesday after authorities agreed that another man committed the murder that put him behind bars

World

World

Homeless Man Charged After Star Golfer Found Dead

4 min read

Celia Barquin Arozamena was found dead on a golf course.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Body Of Perth Woman Found In Shallow Bush Grave

1 min read

Julie Anne Cooper's body was found in a shallow bush grave on Thursday.

National

National

Reward For 46-Year-Old Cold Case Of Murdered School Girl Doubled

2 min read

"Justice doesn't have a use-by date."

Crime

Crime

More Details Emerge About Mollie Tibbetts' Death

5 min read

Police say Rivera followed and confronted Tibbetts while she was out for a run on July 18 and later stabbed her to death.

Crime

Crime

Cops' Million Dollar Reward To Help Solve 1988 Cold Case

2 min read

'Thirty years is a long time to think about why you might be covering up for someone and if that is still worth it.'

Crime

Crime

Weeks After Funeral, Woman Accused Of Killing Husband With Eye Drops

1 min read

Authorities say a South Carolina woman has been charged with murder after killing her husband by putting eye drops into his water for several days.

Crime

Crime

Cop's Tearful Plea For Murdered Nurse, Mother

2 min read

Detectives believe Monika Chetty may have known her attacker.

World

World

Professor Charged With Killing Family With Yoga Balls

2 min read

The bodies of Wong Siew-fung and Khaw Li-ling were found in their car in May 2015, after they died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

Crime

Crime

Man Stabbed To Death In Bondi

1 min read

The two men were known to each other, police confirmed.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Trump Slams Ex-Lawyer, Hurricane Barrels Towards Hawaii

3 min read

All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Crime

Crime

Followed And Abducted While On Her Daily Jog

5 min read

More details emerge about the death of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbets'.