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Wed 1 Apr 2020

Boxer shows men how to hit women during isolation

premium_icon Boxer shows men how to hit women during isolation

Just how laugh out loud is it for a professional boxer to show men how to hit women during isolation? It all depends on how much you like Billy Joe Saunders...

Truckie who committed  ‘delusional’ execution denied release

premium_icon Truckie who committed ‘delusional’ execution denied release

A man who “executed” a father while suffering extreme delusions, including beliefs the Freemasons had orchestrated the September 11 terrorist attacks to send him a...

Police honoured for facing down gunman

Police honoured for facing down gunman

Police officers involved in a high-speed pursuit and facing down a gunman on the Pacific Highway have been recognised in the 2020 Australian Bravery Awards.

Man, 81, charged after alleged meat tenderiser attack

premium_icon Man, 81, charged after alleged meat tenderiser attack

Detectives have charged an 81-year-old Ermington man with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked his partner with a meat tenderiser.

Quarantine violator’s tears in court

Quarantine violator’s tears in court

A recently returned traveller who failed to self-isolate three times has sobbed in court after he was kept behind bars.

Masked man accused of violence toward paramedic, graffiti

premium_icon Masked man accused of violence toward paramedic, graffiti

HE remains on bail and has entered no formal pleas to his charges.

Tue 31 Mar 2020

Former person of interest’s latest claim to fame

premium_icon Former person of interest’s latest claim to fame

A former police officer once a person of interest in the death of a teenager in far north Queensland has resurfaced in an online ad.

Demons of war haunted Cairns siege gunman

premium_icon Demons of war haunted Cairns siege gunman

Friends and family of the Cairns gunman who held police at bay for 10 hours have revealed the 30-year-old suffered PTSD after having to shoot at a pirate while on...

Cairns siege gunman shot by police identified

premium_icon Cairns siege gunman shot by police identified

The gunman shot dead by police in a Cairns canefield after a 10-hour siege on Sunday has been identified.

NURSES PLEA: Virus safety equitment stolen from our hospital

premium_icon NURSES PLEA: Virus safety equitment stolen from our hospital

Hand sanitiser stolen from The Tweed Hospital has sparked an urgent plea from a nurse’s union.

Cross-dressing pilot’s fetish led to serial killings

premium_icon Cross-dressing pilot’s fetish led to serial killings

A respected air force leader became one of Canada’s worst sex offenders and serial killers, after his bizarre fetish of breaking into women’s homes and wearing their...

Child sex victim offered cash as ‘goodwill gesture’ by predator

premium_icon Child sex victim offered cash as ‘goodwill gesture’ by...

A Victorian man who worked for Qantas as a flight attendant would offer cash and biscuits to the girls he sexually abused while travelling through the Philippines for...

Former Block star back behind bars

premium_icon Former Block star back behind bars

Former Block star Suzi Taylor, who is facing a string of charges including common assault, deprivation of liberty and extortion, is back behind bars.

NT prison boss grilled over COVID-19 plan

premium_icon NT prison boss grilled over COVID-19 plan

THE general manager of the Darwin Correctional Centre has been cross-examined in court about the conditions prisoners are living in amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘Get out now’: Family told to flee with gunman on loose

premium_icon ‘Get out now’: Family told to flee with gunman on loose

A woman has described the terrifying moment she and her family were told by police there was a gunman on the run on their property and to flee.

Beach-goer headbutts and spits on cop

Beach-goer headbutts and spits on cop

A man has allegedly headbutted and spat on a female police officer as she tried to arrest him and a woman after they went to a closed Sydney beach.

Police tip crime to surge once virus hits hip pocket

premium_icon Police tip crime to surge once virus hits hip pocket

Police and experts fear this could be the calm before the storm as the virus crisis takes hold.

'Asian dog': Young women spat on in street

'Asian dog': Young women spat on in street

Two women have been racially abused and spat on by another young woman calling them “Asian dogs” who “brought corona here”.

Serial child rapist preyed on own children

premium_icon Serial child rapist preyed on own children

The man targeted girls aged six to fourteen including family friends and his own daughters. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT

Mon 30 Mar 2020

Sister’s visit may have prompted NZ shooter’s guilty plea

premium_icon Sister’s visit may have prompted NZ shooter’s guilty plea

IT’S been speculated the NZ terrorist, who has pleaded guilty to killing 51 people, may have been prompted by a visit from his Coffs Coast based sister.

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