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Tue 22 Jan 2019

Instagram rich kid’s illegal money-making scheme

Instagram rich kid’s illegal money-making scheme

A RICH kid of Instagram — branded “utterly self-centred” — has been arrested after being caught making a spectacular “mistake”.

Stolen luxury car used in Tweed theft

Stolen luxury car used in Tweed theft

The vehicle was involved in a theft yesterday morning.

True identities of British ‘unruly tourists’

True identities of British ‘unruly tourists’

They are the group of travellers who have caused a storm up and down New Zealand. Now, their true identities can be revealed.

Mon 21 Jan 2019

Sinister truth behind Fortnite craze

Sinister truth behind Fortnite craze

FORTNITE has taken the world by storm. But it turns out the insanely popular game is hiding a disturbing — and illegal — secret.

Appalling way woman scammed $7m

Appalling way woman scammed $7m

After conning people into giving her millions, this woman was living the high life, buying designer brands and travelling to luxury locations — until eventually,...

Dragged 250m after trying to stop thieves

Dragged 250m after trying to stop thieves

A Perth woman was dragged behind a car for 250m and left with horror injuries after robbers posed as Gumtree buyers. WARNING: Graphic

Five charged over $1m baby formula theft

Five charged over $1m baby formula theft

POLICE have swooped on an alleged international crime syndicate accused of dealing in stolen baby formula, seizing 4000 tins.

Man allegedly throws woman off balcony

Man allegedly throws woman off balcony

A Sydney man is in custody after police were called to a city apartment last night to find a woman thrown from a first floor balcony.

One thing that led to Aiia breakthrough

One thing that led to Aiia breakthrough

It didn’t take police long to make an arrest over the rape and murder of a student in Melbourne thanks to one officer.

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Man who shot police was game hunter

Man who shot police was game hunter

A Glen Innes man who shot two NSW police officers was an avid big game hunter who had many taxidermy animals in his home.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Melbourne rap artist charged with murdering Aiia Maasarwe

Melbourne rap artist charged with murdering Aiia Maasarwe

Three days after Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe was found dead metres from her tram stop, a 20-year-old man has been charged with her murder.

How ‘tourists from hell’ made NZ their enemy

How ‘tourists from hell’ made NZ their enemy

They were the rowdy family who wanted to see New Zealand. But within a week they managed to annoy an entire nation.

El Chapo’s wife laughs at crying ex-lover

El Chapo’s wife laughs at crying ex-lover

Mexican drug lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s wife has cackled as one of his mistresses sobbed and told a court she thought they were in love.

Smoking gun? Uproar over Trump claims

Smoking gun? Uproar over Trump claims

THE US is reeling with plans for a probe into bombshell allegations around Donald Trump and Russia that — if true — are seen as the most damning so far.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

Man shot in the face by masked gunman on the run

Man shot in the face by masked gunman on the run

POLICE are still searching for the gun wielding man.

Teen carjacking trio no match for GPS, tracker dog

Teen carjacking trio no match for GPS, tracker dog

AN ALLEGED car heist in Alice Springs yesterday afternoon has led to the arrest of three teens after they did a runner but were tracked down by GPS and a sniffer...

Alleged killer’s resume revealed

Alleged killer’s resume revealed

Accused murderer Jake Patterson applied for a job hours before kidnapped teenager Jayme Closs was found in the Wisconsin woods, according to reports.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

Woman’s bizarre alleged Facebook scam exposed

Woman’s bizarre alleged Facebook scam exposed

WHEN a new mum was grilled over her apparent excessive use of painkillers, she realised she’d fallen victim to a scam — and she wasn’t the only one.

Accused husband killer to remain in jail

Accused husband killer to remain in jail

NATASHA Darcy, charged with murdering her farmer husband, sobbed as she was refused bail in the NSW Supreme Court.

NEW DETAILS: Cops missed killer, girl by 20 seconds

NEW DETAILS: Cops missed killer, girl by 20 seconds

HAUNTING details have revealed how cops narrowly missed a kidnapped girl just seconds before they discovered her parents’ bodies.

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