October 2017

Published a story 23rd Oct 2017 9:39 AM

THE man who allegedly stabbed a 46-year-old Murwillumbah father, killing him, remains in custody over the charges.

Stabbing murder: Brief of evidence complete, no bail

THE man who allegedly stabbed a 46-year-old Murwillumbah father, killing him, remains in custody over the charges.

Published a story 23rd Oct 2017 9:23 AM

THE man faces several assault and kidnapping charges following the dramatic events at a Casino pub earlier this year.

Man accused of holding woman hostage remains in custody

THE man faces several assault and kidnapping charges following the dramatic events at a Casino pub earlier this year.

Published a story 20th Oct 2017 2:53 PM

A TEAM of inventors have mimicked nature to create what could be the best shark deterrent yet - and it's virtually unknown in Australia.

New barrier '100% successful' in shark infested waters

A TEAM of inventors have mimicked nature to create what could be the best shark deterrent yet - and it's virtually unknown in Australia.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 2:42 PM

THE Ellangowan man stands accused of three counts of indecently assaulting a person under 16.

Man pleads not guilty to indecent assault of girl, 12

THE Ellangowan man stands accused of three counts of indecently assaulting a person under 16.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 11:27 AM

AFTER an eight week trial, murder accused's fate is now in the jury's hands.

Jury in Martin murder trial deliberates verdict

AFTER an eight week trial, murder accused's fate is now in the jury's hands.

Published a story 19th Oct 2017 5:55 AM

THE trial jury could decide to find Michael Martin Jnr guilty of manslaughter, not murder, if the alleged killing was provoked by his father's abuse.

Jury expected to deliver verdict in 8-week murder trial

THE trial jury could decide to find Michael Martin Jnr guilty of manslaughter, not murder, if the alleged killing was provoked by his father's abuse.

Published a story 18th Oct 2017 2:12 PM

HE WAS caught red-handed after a terrifying daylight rape, but he will be eligible for parole in 2019 and the victim's family says "there are no winners here".

Ballina beach rapist could be out of jail in two years

HE WAS caught red-handed after a terrifying daylight rape, but he will be eligible for parole in 2019 and the victim's family says "there are no winners here".

Published a story 17th Oct 2017 11:32 AM

THE magistrate dropped dangerous driving charge against a Casino babysitter who was allegedly responsible for a crash that killed a four-year-old girl.

Fatal crash case: Moves to overrule magistrate's decision

THE magistrate dropped dangerous driving charge against a Casino babysitter who was allegedly responsible for a crash that killed a four-year-old girl.

Published a story 13th Oct 2017 3:38 PM

THE man accused of killing his father with a samurai sword suffered a "terrible abusive childhood" and used writing to "purge" his emotions, a court has heard.

Psychologist reveals murder accused was 'anxious, depressed'

THE man accused of killing his father with a samurai sword suffered a "terrible abusive childhood" and used writing to "purge" his emotions, a court has heard.

Published a story 13th Oct 2017 1:40 PM

ICE addict Michael Allan Jeffreys punched his girlfriend in the nose when she asked for a cigarette. A year later he raped a stranger in a "terrifying" attack.

REVEALED: Violent history of Ballina beach rapist

ICE addict Michael Allan Jeffreys punched his girlfriend in the nose when she asked for a cigarette. A year later he raped a stranger in a "terrifying" attack.

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