National Crime News

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  • ‘A minority of idiots’: Council employ...
    A Tasmanian rural council has "counselled" a staff member over language used in a public Facebook post on the council's official page following the destruction of a Christmas tree. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20By Georgie Burgess
  • ‘The leering face of evil’: How Manson...
    Charles Manson, one of the world's most notorious psychopaths, used everything from sex and LSD to the Beatles' White Album to influence his "family" of followers to murder at his behest. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20By Jennifer King
  • Charles Manson, leader of murderous cult, dies age...
    US cult leader Charles Manson, who was convicted of orchestrating the killings of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died at 83. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20
  • Brisbane socialite was ‘impaled by knife to ...
    A man accused of killing Brisbane socialite Maureen Boyce stabbed her in the stomach up to five times, after an on-and-off relationship spanning more than 30 years, his murder trial is told. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20By Ellie Sibson
  • Young girl brutally tortured in PNG after accusati...
    A young girl is brutally tortured in Papua New Guinea after being falsely accused of practising sorcery. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20By Liam Fox
  • Had some jewellery stolen? Victoria Police may hav...
    Victoria Police say they have recovered a quarter-of-a-million dollars worth of stolen jewellery just before it was due to be melted at a gold buying store. Now they're looking for the rightful owners. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20By Jonathan Hair
  • Tasmanian killer on hunger strike over prison trea...
    Convicted murderer Sue Neill-Fraser is staging a hunger strike at Hobart's Risdon Prison over the way she has been treated by authorities. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-20By Peta Carlyon
  • Victoria plans terror law changes and a $10m Melbo...
    The Victorian Government proposes law changes to allow police to hold children as young as 14 without charge, as permanent bollards and planters are installed in Melbourne to prevent terrorist attacks. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-19
  • ‘I was treated like a perpetrator’: Wo...
    Victoria Police is criticised over its handling of an investigation into a Ballarat sergeant, who admitted to punching his neighbour who says she was knocking on his door for help after a dispute with her partner had escalated. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-19By Charlotte King
  • ‘Just disgusting’: Outrage after man p...
    Man, 23, set to face court after being filmed painting over a mural of gay icon George Michael in Sydney's inner-west while telling outraged onlookers he was "defending his religion". ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-18By David Marchese
  • ‘I will never get over it’: Gabrielle ...
    Speaking for the first time, Gabrielle Maina's mother speaks about the moment "she just went cold" when told her daughter had been shot, and urges Kenyan authorities to continue investigating the execution-style murder. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-18By Lily Mayers
  • NSW woman charged with murder of grazier partner
    The partner of a New South Wales farmer who was found dead on his property earlier this year has been charged with his murder. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-18
  • Tensions high outside Ibrahim-Mehajer wedding soap...
    There are confrontations outside the Merrylands home of underworld figure John Ibrahim's mother, with media pushed and shoved as deliveries for a high-profile wedding roll in. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-18
  • Man with child porn convictions worked for child s...
    Queensland's Child Safety minister Shannon Fentiman says she is "horrified" a man with child pornography convictions was working in her electorate office. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-18By Kristian Silva
  • NSW Police say the Merrylands shooting was a ̶...
    Semi Ngata, who is a bodyguard for members of the Ibrahim family, has been found shot in the back outside John Ibrahim's mother's house in Sydney's west, the ABC understands. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-17