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Fri 14 Dec 2018

Dad confronts axe-wielding teen robber

Dad confronts axe-wielding teen robber

A dad was woken up during the night to find a teen armed with an axe. He got him to leave, but 10 minutes later the “idiot” returned.

Chris Dawson’s bid to be released from jail

Chris Dawson’s bid to be released from jail

Accused killer Chris Dawson is expected to make a bail application today after he was sensationally charged with the murder of his first wife Lyn.

Girlfriend to give gamer ‘another chance’

Girlfriend to give gamer ‘another chance’

Despite allegedly being assaulted in front of their crying children over a game of Fortnite, a pregnant woman is willing to give her partner another chance.

Christmas market shooter shot dead by police

Christmas market shooter shot dead by police

After a dramatic 48 hour manhunt, French police have shot dead a gunman who had been on the run since killing three people at Strasbourg’s Christmas market.

Murder accused mum fronts court

Murder accused mum fronts court

The Australian mother facing the death penalty for the alleged killing of her seven-year-old step-daughter has appeared in a pre-trial court hearing today.

Trump in nightmare legal vortex

Trump in nightmare legal vortex

After an extraordinary day of confusing Twitter rantings and a bizarre Fox appearance, the President is inching closer to the edge of the precipice.

Man’s wife, best friend ‘planned murder’

Man’s wife, best friend ‘planned murder’

The trial of a wife who allegedly plotted the murder of her high school sweetheart with his best friend has revealed a web of affairs, threesomes and greed.

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

Young mum charged after baby washed up on beach

THE young mother of a baby who washed up on a Gold Coast beach after dying in NSW has been charged with failing to protect her child from danger.

‘I would’ve invited death if it knocked’

‘I would’ve invited death if it knocked’

After months of being stalked by him, Ann O'Neill's ex-husband crept into her home and shot dead their two kids while they slept next to her.

Outrage over teen’s ‘cruel’ sentence

Outrage over teen’s ‘cruel’ sentence

Sex trafficking victim Cyntoia Brown was just 16 years old when she was given a life sentence for killing a client. Now there’s a furious push for her release.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

Tragic final months of anguished mum

Tragic final months of anguished mum

When these two beloved kids were brutally murdered in their own home, their Sydney mother made a devastating realisation.

Cops called over ‘fake’ $350k scratchie

Cops called over ‘fake’ $350k scratchie

Dad-of-four Eric Walker claims he won $350,000 on a $5 scratchie — but lottery officials say the card was ‘doctored’.

Gamer’s slight smile as he faces court

Gamer’s slight smile as he faces court

The Sydney gamer, who livestreamed allegedly assaulting his pregnant partner in front of their two kids, let out a slight smile in court today.

Home raid finds $52,000 worth of cannabis plants

Home raid finds $52,000 worth of cannabis plants

AN ELABORATE hydroponic system was discovered by police at a North Coast home.

George Pell removed from Vatican role

George Pell removed from Vatican role

Australian Cardinal George Pell has been removed from Pope Francis’ inner circle of advisers, according to the Vatican.

Trump’s ex-lawyer gets three years

Trump’s ex-lawyer gets three years

Donald Trump’s ex-lawyer Michael Cohen told a judge “blind loyalty” led him “to take a path of darkness” as he was sentenced to jail.

Mother of slain children found dead

Mother of slain children found dead

An outpouring of grief has swept the nation after a mother was found dead in her home months after her ex executed their two kids in the same house.

Hadley’s son’s cocaine charge dismissed

Hadley’s son’s cocaine charge dismissed

Radio broadcaster Ray Hadley spoke out after his son and former police officer had his drug possession charge dismissed on mental health grounds.

Heartbroken mum shares grief in Facebook letter

Heartbroken mum shares grief in Facebook letter

A heartbroken Melbourne mother has spoken of her pain on the third anniversary of her 15-year-old daughter’s suicide following bullying and alleged gang-rape.

Teacher jailed for sex with student

Teacher jailed for sex with student

A teacher who admitted having sex with a student has been jailed for more than four years.

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