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  • Salt Creek attacker found guilty over backpacker k...
    A 60-year-old man accused of brutally attacking two female backpackers at Salt Creek in South Australia's Coorong region, leaving one of them naked and screaming for help, is found guilty of six out of seven charges. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-25By Rebecca Opie
  • Man stabbed repeatedly at Dunsborough motel
    A 33-year-old man is in a critical condition after being stabbed repeatedly while sitting at a table in a motel in Dunsborough, in Western Australia's South West. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-25By Jacqueline Lynch
  • Police arrest two more over British parliament att...
    British police say they have made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attacks on Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament in London. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Don Dale detainees labelled ‘little black ca...
    Four former officers at the youth detention centre give evidence at the royal commission about a "boy's club" mentality focused on punishment. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-24By Neda Vanovac
  • ‘Who killed my son?’: Melbourne father...
    The father of a taxi driver fatally stabbed in Melbourne appeals for public help as two witnesses help police produce an image of the suspect. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-24By James Hancock
  • Former Canberra teacher Peter Cuzner found not gui...
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-24
  • Former Canberra teacher found not guilty of abusin...
    A jury finds former Canberra teacher Peter Cuzner not guilty of sexual offences against a student in the 1980s. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23
  • Teenager pleads guilty to planning Anzac Day terro...
    A 16-year-old boy, who police claim tried to obtain a gun and bomb-making instructions, pleads guilty to planning an Anzac Day terrorist attack in Sydney. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23By Karl Hoerr
  • Guard Liam Verity tries out a body-worn camera
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23
  • Body-worn cameras trial at Mackay hospital to redu...
    Staff at a North Queensland hospital will use body-worn cameras in an effort to reduce aggressive acts inflicted upon them by the public. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23By Sophie Meixner And Melissa Maddison
  • Patriots owner compares police finding Brady’...
    The owner of the New England Patriots thanks authorities for tracking down Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys, calling their recovery a perfect "example of the importance of teamwork". ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23
  • Gun shop heist prompts call from WA police chief f...
    Western Australia's Police Commissioner Karl O'Callaghan calls for tighter regulations affecting gun stores and owners following the "highly organised" theft of 130 handguns from a Perth store. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23By Laura Gartry
  • Son of woman stabbed to death lied to police after...
    The young son of a woman stabbed to death in Canberra two years ago admits in the ACT Supreme Court to lying to police about what happened, and says he did so at the request of his father. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23
  • ‘The last bit of air came out’: Man de...
    The Mackay man who came to the aid of Shandee Blackburn after she was stabbed more than 20 times just metres from her house describes her final moments to a north Queensland court. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23By Rachel Riga
  • ATO helps uncover illegal tobacco crop worth over ...
    Australian Tax Office officials and police officers uncover an illegal tobacco crop, along with $15,000 in cash and a shotgun and ammunition, during a property search near Cooma in New South Wales. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-03-23