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Tue 12 Feb 2019

Farmer denies kidnapping and raping backpacker

Farmer denies kidnapping and raping backpacker

A man accused of kidnapping and raping a young European backpacker in a pig shed claims the woman’s account is “made up” a court has heard.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

How a birthday cake prank landed a family in hospital

A BIRTHDAY prank to sprinkle ‘chocolate’ marijuana chunks onto a cake at a Sunday lunch has landed a family, including a couple in their 80s, in hospital.

What sparked wild buck’s party brawl

What sparked wild buck’s party brawl

Eight men were filmed throwing punches on one of Melbourne’s busiest roads after an uninvited guest brought a weapon to a buck’s party.

Driver with whopping blood alcohol reading stuns cops

Driver with whopping blood alcohol reading stuns cops

Aussie police officers were left shocked after a drunk driver returned a breath test result that shouldn’t be “biologically possible”.

Melbourne father-of-five executed

Melbourne father-of-five executed

An ex-prisoner who was recently released was shot and killed in a quiet Melbourne suburb. Four men are expected to face court today.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Boy beheaded in front of screaming mum

Boy beheaded in front of screaming mum

A six-year-old boy has been reportedly beheaded by a taxi driver as his mother desperately tried to save him. WARNING: Graphic.

'They tried to sell meth to her 14-year-old daughter'

'They tried to sell meth to her 14-year-old daughter'

After someone tried to sell meth to her 14-year-old daughter, this mum decided to take matters into her own hands.

Police warn against vigilantism over suspicious vehicle

Police warn against vigilantism over suspicious vehicle

TOOWOOMBA Police have warned against residents taking matters into their own hands, in response to reports of a suspicious vehicle outside a shopping centre.

Horror as headless bodies wash ashore

Horror as headless bodies wash ashore

A POPULAR Thai tourist beach has been rocked after two naked and headless bodies, and a woman’s head washed ashore.

Girl, 11, pulled to ground by stranger

Girl, 11, pulled to ground by stranger

POLICE have released images of a vehicle of interest – a black Holden Captiva – after a young girl reported being grabbed by a male stranger.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

20 arrested as police seize drugs headed for South Burnett

20 arrested as police seize drugs headed for South Burnett

POLICE have arrested twenty people during the drug operation targeting the trafficking of ice into Murgon, Cherbourg and other South Burnett areas.

‘Sinister reason my mum killed my dad’

‘Sinister reason my mum killed my dad’

SALLY Challen bludgeoned her husband to death with a hammer, but their son is campaigning for her release from prison. He explains why.

Groom arrested for sexual assault at his own wedding

Groom arrested for sexual assault at his own wedding

A GROOM was arrested at his own wedding after allegedly trying to hit on a teenage waitress and then following her into a bathroom and sexually assaulting her

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Abuse victim’s message to Netflix viewers

Abuse victim’s message to Netflix viewers

Her abduction and abuse is at the centre of a shocking new Netflix documentary. This is her message to viewers who missed the point.

China probed in parliament hack attack

China probed in parliament hack attack

AUSTRALIA'S top cybersecurity agency is investigating an alarming breach of the federal parliamentary computing network.

Police put major dent in rural drug network with 16 raids

Police put major dent in rural drug network with 16 raids

More than $260,000 of drugs were hauled in over 16 raids.

Dad’s ‘sob story’ before horror baby murder suicide

Dad’s ‘sob story’ before horror baby murder suicide

A Queensland police officer is said to be “distraught” after he searched the back of the car with a torch, but did not see the child.

Backpacker’s pig farm ‘gunpoint rape’

Backpacker’s pig farm ‘gunpoint rape’

A woman has told an Adelaide court how a pig farmer allegedly lured her to his property via a Gumtree ad, bound her in a shed and raped her.

Ivanka behind Trump's accidental SOTU moment

Ivanka behind Trump's accidental SOTU moment

The world watched as a group of women dressed in white rose as one and interrupted Donald Trump. But we all missed what came next.

Craig McLachlan to face court

Craig McLachlan to face court

GOLD Logie winner Craig McLachlan will face court for the first time today, defending himself against charges of indecent assault.

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