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Mon 16 Sep 2019

Man who confessed to murder might finally give evidence

premium_icon Man who confessed to murder might finally give evidence

The man who confessed to the murder of a little girl in 1970 may be forced to give evidence as detectives review one of the state’s oldest unsolved cases.

Man wanted on outstanding arrest warrant

Man wanted on outstanding arrest warrant

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a man wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant

Sarah Budge left red-faced by ‘Sexy John’ radio admission

premium_icon Sarah Budge left red-faced by ‘Sexy John’ radio admission

John Ibrahim’s model girlfriend says it felt like a “kick to the face” when she heard the Kings Cross identity declare he was single live on national radio.

Bond cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

premium_icon Bond cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

Police are investigating a former model, journalist and businesswoman amid claims she owes money to customers including a woman devastated in floods.

Charges dropped against ex bikie’s girlfriend

premium_icon Charges dropped against ex bikie’s girlfriend

The Insta-famous girlfriend of a former Hells Angels bikie has had charges against her dropped in court this morning.

Pisasale to stand trial for sexual assault

premium_icon Pisasale to stand trial for sexual assault

Paul Pisasale has been committed to stand trial for sexual assault, where he is accused of “unlawfully and indecently” assaulting a woman twice.

Man in court after body found in  house fire

premium_icon Man in court after body found in house fire

A man has faced court accused of murder and arson after a house fire in which the body of a man was found last month.

Brothers caught with over 400 child pornography images

premium_icon Brothers caught with over 400 child pornography images

TWO Gladstone brothers living under the same roof had no idea they both shared the same “evil” hobby of viewing child pornography – a court has been told.

Gay people being told they are ‘broken’ in Australia

Gay people being told they are ‘broken’ in Australia

AN investigation has revealed gay conversion therapy is still being performed in some dark corners of the Christian church in Australia. Warning: Distressing.

Trio to face trial after alleged kidnapping, murder attempt

premium_icon Trio to face trial after alleged kidnapping, murder attempt

A MAN was allegedly set alight and left on the side of a rural road during the incident.

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

Teen may be charged for falsely reporting African 'bashing'

A teen who was “bashed by African youths” wouldn’t leave his bedroom. His father was in tears. Now the real story has emerged.

How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

premium_icon How conwoman Belle Gibson is living now

BELLE Gibson has gone to ground in Northcote, as authorities chase the $410,000 fine she still hasn’t paid.

Police look into allegations student leaked explicit images

premium_icon Police look into allegations student leaked explicit images

Child Protection and Investigation detectives have attended a Mackay high school over reports private images were leaked on social media.

Hong Kong’s ‘hopeless’ last stand

Hong Kong’s ‘hopeless’ last stand

THE battle for Hong Kong has entered a dangerous new phase as protesters pass the point of no return and begin the battle for their very lives.

Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

premium_icon Man who smuggled drugs up bum quizzed on shooting

A man being questioned by police over the shooting death of Ivona Jovanovic was twice caught smuggling drugs up his bum into prison.

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

SOCIALITE'S DOWNFALL: How Doyle's perfect life spiralled

Matthew Doyle was living life in luxury, travelling the world and marrying his love on Sydney Harbour — until police brought it all to a crashing halt.

Worlds collide: two dead, town in shock

premium_icon Worlds collide: two dead, town in shock

The truth of the Alva Beach double fatal stabbing is so extraordinary, it would scarcely have been believed — except it was captured in a frantic triple-0 call.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

premium_icon University of Melbourne lecturer detained in Iranian jail

An academic who lectures at the University of Melbourne has been named as the third Australian detained in an Iranian jail

Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

premium_icon Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

Parents who give their teenagers alcohol in a bid to encourage them to drink in moderation and prevent them from future drink-related harm are misguided

Gang boss’s in-law charged over shotgun, steroids raid

premium_icon Gang boss’s in-law charged over shotgun, steroids raid

Officers allegedly found a shotgun, replica pistol, cash, steroids and an extendable baton after a raid on his home by gangs squad officers and the riot squad

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