Crime

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Man allegedly groomed teenager online, met up for sex

Man allegedly groomed teenager online, met up for sex

A MAN allegedly posed as a 17-year-old before telling the girl, 15, he was 27 and then meeting her for sex. He’s 35.

Three to face animal cruelty charge over 'neglected' horse

Three to face animal cruelty charge over 'neglected' horse

THE four-year-old retired racehorse was found at a property near Ipswich.

Violence has claimed seven women's lives in five days

Violence has claimed seven women's lives in five days

IT HAS been a horror month for domestic violence in Australia. And experts say if we don’t fix one factor, nothing will change.

John Edwards to stand trial in Sydney Supreme Court

John Edwards to stand trial in Sydney Supreme Court

THE MAN accused of murdering missing Grafton school teacher Sharon Edwards appeared in Grafton Local Court today

Rape accuser’s attempt to drag Hayne to America

Rape accuser’s attempt to drag Hayne to America

JARRYD Hayne is fighting an attempt by the woman who has accused him of raping her to face a grilling by her lawyers in the US.

Saudis ‘behind gruesome murder’

Saudis ‘behind gruesome murder’

THE gruesome way a prominent journalist was allegedly killed in a Saudi consulate has been revealed by Turkish officials.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Boy finds needle in cucumber

Boy finds needle in cucumber

A MELBOURNE mother has described her son’s distress after allegedly finding a wire in a cucumber as police confirm ongoing “copy cat” cases.

Cop's nose broken during violent Murwillumbah arrest

Cop's nose broken during violent Murwillumbah arrest

A Bilambil man was arrested by police on Saturday.

Heartbroken family, school pay tribute to teen

premium_icon Heartbroken family, school pay tribute to teen

A TABLELANDS family has been “shattered” by the loss of their 18-year-old son in an alleged hit and run at Dimbulah.

Man arrested after demanding drugs at Tweed hospital

Man arrested after demanding drugs at Tweed hospital

The man entered the Emergency Department on Thursday morning.

A prison with no locks is not as dumb as you think

A prison with no locks is not as dumb as you think

A PRISON run by the inmates sounds like a punchline, but the proof is in the numbers, writes Evan Williams.

I don’t judge my mum for marrying a murderer

premium_icon I don’t judge my mum for marrying a murderer

MY parents first met in Fremantle prison in 1980. Mum was there as a tutor, but Dad was there serving a life sentence, and there was an instant attraction.

Call for action after woman’s death

Call for action after woman’s death

THE death of another pregnant woman from a car crash could lead to a change in laws so the death of a foetus is considered a criminal act.

House sitter found dead in pool of blood

House sitter found dead in pool of blood

POLICE are investigating the death of a man in Brisbane after his body was found next to a trail of blood in a house he was minding overnight.

Thieves make a fiery transaction

premium_icon Thieves make a fiery transaction

Police are appealing for information after an ATM was stolen.

ATM stolen, lit on fire

ATM stolen, lit on fire

ATM stolen from licenced premises in the Clarence Valley

New focus of Dreamworld inquest

New focus of Dreamworld inquest

THE inquest into the deaths of four tourists at Dreamworld will focus on external contractors as it resumes today for a second week of hearings.

Shooter found to be behind model's death

Shooter found to be behind model's death

IT seemed that model Kelsey Quayle lost control of her vehicle and caused a multi car pile up. But doctors soon discovered all was not as it seemed.

Children charged with sports facility shed arson

Children charged with sports facility shed arson

UPDATE: Fire caused significant damage to shed over the weekend

Apple says ScoMo's ‘alarming, dangerous’ law will help crims

Apple says ScoMo's ‘alarming, dangerous’ law will help crims

APPLE has blasted a government plan saying it’s “dangerous” and risks helping criminals. This is why you should be concerned.

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