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Fri 15 Nov 2019

Tradie used Instagram to sell grams of drugs

premium_icon Tradie used Instagram to sell grams of drugs

A bricklayer who freely confessed to police that he was drug trafficking has walked from court.

Nephew 'executed' after sexual affair with aunt

Nephew 'executed' after sexual affair with aunt

Moments after a sexual “rendezvous” with his aunt, a young man was shot several times by his uncle who had “lay in wait” outside his house.

School shooter's six chilling words

School shooter's six chilling words

A teen opened fire at a school on his birthday, leaving two dead and others severely injured. The alleged shooter left a chilling message.

Woman allegedly bites cop while resisting arrest

premium_icon Woman allegedly bites cop while resisting arrest

A TOORMINA woman has faced Grafton Local Court after allegedly biting a police officer after failing a roadside breath test

Accused gangland lawyer killer to stand trial

premium_icon Accused gangland lawyer killer to stand trial

A slain mafia lawyer told associates he was a marked man weeks before he was killed, a court has heard. Labourer Vincenzo Crupi will stand trial over the murder,...

Teen caught selling coke in Yaris was in ‘wrong crowd’

premium_icon Teen caught selling coke in Yaris was in ‘wrong crowd’

A teen who dealt cocaine in Sydney’s most prestigious postcodes has been sentenced after it was revealed she was planning to study criminology.

Murder trial revolves around ‘violent sex’

Murder trial revolves around ‘violent sex’

The man accused of murdering Grace Millane has detailed the “violent sex” the couple had before her death. Warning: Graphic and sexual content.

Police looking for alleged Tweed flasher

premium_icon Police looking for alleged Tweed flasher

Police are seeking the public's assistance to find an alleged flasher in the Tweed

Amy’s killer pushes for autism defence

premium_icon Amy’s killer pushes for autism defence

Lawyers for the man who brutally killed Melbourne woman have called in medical experts to argue that he could be autistic as a defence against a murder charge.

Jacinta calls for calm in face of nephew’s death

premium_icon Jacinta calls for calm in face of nephew’s death

Indigenous Alice Springs councillor Jacinta Price has told of the heartache of losing her nephew in the tragic shooting in Yuendumu, but has been scathing of...

Company charged over death of apprentice electrician

premium_icon Company charged over death of apprentice electrician

Mr Suratin was electrocuted when he touched a live wire and was unable to be revived.

Ice user avoids prison despite terrorising ex

premium_icon Ice user avoids prison despite terrorising ex

An ice user, who broke into a woman’s home at night and stood in silence by her bed before assaulting her, has walked free from jail

‘I’ll send you back to jail’: Woman’s threat in ‘crazy’ case

premium_icon ‘I’ll send you back to jail’: Woman’s threat in ‘crazy’ case

He's not to have any contact with her, but she continually contacted him asking for money and threatening to send him back to jail. He ended up with 18 charges.

Why bail changes are ‘no fix’ for youth crime

premium_icon Why bail changes are ‘no fix’ for youth crime

Changes to youth justice legislation will allow children to be released on bail and avoid adult watch houses. Here’s why the new laws won’t go far enough

Alleged dealers bought fake boobs in cash splurge

premium_icon Alleged dealers bought fake boobs in cash splurge

Two women linked to a drug syndicate used dirty money to pay for their expensive boob jobs, detectives will allege.

Murderer Bevan Meninga back behind bars

premium_icon Murderer Bevan Meninga back behind bars

Bevan Meninga served 21 years for the horrific rape and murder of 19-year-old Sunshine Coast woman Cheree Richardson. Last night, he was back behind bars.

From hero rookie cop to murder suspect

From hero rookie cop to murder suspect

He was a decorated rookie cop commended for his bravery. Now, he stands accused of the shooting murder of a young Aboriginal man.

Teens arrested after setting fire during Total Fire Ban

premium_icon Teens arrested after setting fire during Total Fire Ban

THE boys allegedly gathered paper, dry leaves and vegetation and ignited it using a cigarette lighter.

Trailer trasher cops six-figure fine for online slurs

premium_icon Trailer trasher cops six-figure fine for online slurs

A disability pensioner who moderates Facebook group for owners of “lemon” caravans has been fined an eye-watering six-figure sum over disparaging Facebook comments.

Sensational allegations of incest family

Sensational allegations of incest family

The shocking alleged incest of a family living on a filthy farm in NSW that stretched back four generations will be revealed in court.

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