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Sat 25 May 2019

Principal’s bitter legal fight heats up

premium_icon Principal’s bitter legal fight heats up

A southeast Queensland couple face losing their house after they were sued for defamation by the principal of their children’s school for posting on Facebook.

Teen tells of survival: ‘I was smarter’ than killer

Teen tells of survival: ‘I was smarter’ than killer

Jayme Closs, 13, has spoken about being abducted by a man who held her captive in a remote cabin for three months after murdering her parents.

How cops caught our worst paedophile

How cops caught our worst paedophile

AUTHORITIES have revealed how a mission by Australian police to hunt down the country’s worst paedophile saw the rescue of 50 children.

Brothers attack dad after break-up

premium_icon Brothers attack dad after break-up

His reaction to the relationship breakdown had been that of an immature man.

Fri 24 May 2019

Quarry owner jailed over young worker’s death

premium_icon Quarry owner jailed over young worker’s death

THE owner of a Queensland quarry where a young worker died on the job after getting caught in a conveyor belt has been jailed.

Local pub upholds ranking as second most violent in NSW

premium_icon Local pub upholds ranking as second most violent in NSW

Liquor & Gaming's latest round of dangerous venues has been published.

Elderly beach groper's appeal thrown out

premium_icon Elderly beach groper's appeal thrown out

Elderly man who grabbed a teenage girl on a beach has appeal dismissed

Dad's guts hang from stab wounds as he pleads for help

premium_icon Dad's guts hang from stab wounds as he pleads for help

Brutal thug Brenton Brian Chettle faces court for frenzied attack on friend who let him stay the night and jaw-breaking assault on prisoner

85-year sentence: Evil predator to die behind bars

premium_icon 85-year sentence: Evil predator to die behind bars

The former boss of a notorious Sydney institution for young women will die behind bars after he was jailed today to tears and applause.

ATM, guns pulled from river after brazen bobcat burglary

premium_icon ATM, guns pulled from river after brazen bobcat burglary

Police investigating a ram raid where a bobcat was used to steal an ATM, have conducted a five-day forensic search in a river in NSW. W

‘I’ve been sick all day’: drug sting shock

‘I’ve been sick all day’: drug sting shock

High-profile sports figures are in shock after horse racing king Damion Flower was charged over his alleged role in a cocaine syndicate

Footage of cop moments after murdering Aussie

Footage of cop moments after murdering Aussie

Chilling bodycam footage and a frantic emergency call have shed light on the horrific aftermath of Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s fatal shooting.

Aussie wedding celebrant jailed in Bali

premium_icon Aussie wedding celebrant jailed in Bali

An Australian wedding celebrant originally from Melbourne, who admitted buying methamphetamines in Bali, has been jailed — but there’s a twist to how he’ll serve...

Woman, 102, ‘kills’ neighbour, 92

Woman, 102, ‘kills’ neighbour, 92

A 102-year-old woman living in a French nursing home is suspected of killing a 92-year-old fellow resident.

Aussie ends prison hunger strike

Aussie ends prison hunger strike

An Australian man in prison in Bulgaria for murder has ended his hunger strike after 33 days after protesting what he says is unfair treatment.

Julian Assange hit with new charges

premium_icon Julian Assange hit with new charges

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been accused of risking ‘serious harm’ to the US as he faces new charges.

Milat’s brother unwittingly exposed him

Milat’s brother unwittingly exposed him

Alex Milat was trying to be a good citizen when he went to police with information, but what he said would lead to his serial killer brother’s downfall.

MAFS star’s ex cleared of AVO breach

premium_icon MAFS star’s ex cleared of AVO breach

Married At First Sight bad boy Sam Ball’s former lover was yesterday found not guilty of breaching an apprehended­ violence order.

Aussie jihadi claims Supermax ‘too harsh’

premium_icon Aussie jihadi claims Supermax ‘too harsh’

A former bit actor on Home and Away, who was involved in Australia’s biggest terrorism plot and shot a police officer, has complained his jail time is too hard.

Teen son’s grisly dog collar murder

Teen son’s grisly dog collar murder

A private schoolboy is set to stand trial for the bizarre murder of his multi-millionaire dad in a case that has rocked high society.

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