National Crime News

National Crime News

  • India rape victim, 10, delivers baby after courts ...
    A 10-year-old rape victim who was denied an abortion by India's top court gives birth in a case that has drawn outrage about the sexual abuse of children. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-18
  • We can’t protect ourselves from a vehicle an...
    It is 13 years since the last major terror attack in Spain. In that time, the method has changed but the effects are the same for victims, writes chief foreign correspondent Phil Williams. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17By Philip Williams
  • In pictures: Aftermath of Barcelona van attack
    Images from the scene of a van attack in Barcelona, which has left at least 13 people dead and 100 people injured. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17
  • Man who admitted role in fatal one-punch attack ba...
    The Australian Border Force takes New Zealand national Daniel Maxwell, who pleaded guilty over the one-punch attack on 18-year-old Cole Miller in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley, into custody and he now faces deportation. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17
  • Man charged over multi-million-dollar betting scam
    A 38-year-old man allegedly involved in a long-running investment scam that ripped off victims to the tune of $3.5 million is facing five charges after being arrested by police on the Gold Coast. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17
  • Tasmanian prisoners set to be denied shorter sente...
    Tasmanian prisoners will lose the option of shorter sentences for good behaviour in jail, under legislation a re-elected Liberal government would introduce in mid-2018. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17By Emilie Gramenz
  • Hongchi Xiao charged over child’s death
    A man described as a self-healer who was wanted by police over the death of a six-year-old Sydney boy has been extradited to Australia from the United Kingdom and charged with manslaughter. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17
  • Alleged thieves drive 71yo man around Darwin for e...
    An elderly man who jumped into his car in Darwin to prevent it being stolen was driven around against his will for eight hours by two people who eventually abandoned him after stealing his wallet, keys and phone. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17
  • Hoddle Street killer loses fight against laws keep...
    Hoddle Street killer Julian Knight, one of Australia's most notorious mass murderers, loses a last ditch High Court fight to overturn laws specifically designed to keep him in prison indefinitely. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-17By Elizabeth Byrne
  • The homicide squad is investigating a fatal shooti...
    Paramedics have been unable to revive a man who was shot at a home in Melbourne's south-east, after neighbours reported hearing at least half a dozen gunshots. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-16
  • Man shot dead at home in suburban Melbourne
    Paramedics were unable to revive a man who was shot at a home in Melbourne's south-east, after neighbours reported hearing at least half a dozen gunshots. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-16
  • Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe returns h...
    Grace Mugabe has returned home after allegedly assaulting a young model, 20-year-old Gabriella Engels, at an upmarket hotel in Johannesburg. Beverley O'Connor speaks to Simon Allison, the Africa editor for the Mail and Guardian. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-16
  • Second man arrested over model’s alleged abd...
    A man is in custody after his brother confessed to a kidnapping plot in which British model Chloe Ayling was allegedly drugged, bound, stuffed into a bag, put into the boot of a car and held for ransom. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-16
  • ‘Political pawn’ family kept in the da...
    The angry parents of a manslaughter victim will get an apology from a Queensland Minister after they were not told about the parole of one of the perpetrators while celebrating new parole laws. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-16By Rachel Riga And Chris O'Brien
  • Only two GPS bracelets used after NT Government...
    Only two people have been fitted with electronic monitoring bracelets by police since the NT Government passed what it described as "urgent" new bail laws five months ago. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-08-16By Jano Gibson