National Crime News

National Crime News

  • Shane Heal speaks to journalists outside court
    Shane Heal has been committed to stand trial on charges of fraud. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-20
  • Ipswich lawyer with Pisasale links charged with ex...
    An Ipswich lawyer who worked with former Ipswich mayor Paul Pisasale is arrested after a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation, with the Labor Party set to expel him over extortion charges. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-20By Andrew Kos
  • You should read this if you’re hung up about...
    A man whose identity was used to set up a fraudulent mobile phone account is questioning why more stringent identity checks were not done. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-20By Emma Wynne
  • Accused baby killer was obsessed with ‘wolfm...
    A woman accused of murdering her infant child became obsessed with a "wolfman" to whom she believed she may have to make a sacrifice, a court hears. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-20By Declan Gooch
  • Here’s why OJ Simpson is about to be in the ...
    The man once known as 'The Juice' is about to be splashed all over US television screens again, and not as part of a new documentary or miniseries. In fact it's not to do with the 1994 murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman at all. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-20
  • What happens next in the Maria James cold case?
    Police have failed to solve the brutal murder of Maria James for 37 years, but new information from the ABC's Trace podcast means previously discounted suspects will be reinvestigated. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-19By Jeremy Story Carter And Rachael Brown
  • Brisbane Uber driver charged with rape of second p...
    An Uber driver arrested this month on rape charges is accused of another attack, dating back to September 2015. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-19By Kristian Silva
  • Children pricked by syringe at Broadmeadows superm...
    Two children are pricked by a hidden syringe in separate incidents at a supermarket in Melbourne's north-west, which is being described by police as "malicious". ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-19
  • Pig’s head dumped outside Brisbane Islamic s...
    Two young men are caught on security cameras leaving a swastika-labelled bag at the Islamic College of Brisbane with a pig's head inside, in what the school labels "a disgusting act of cowardice". ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-19By Andree Withey
  • Government pressed to ‘reclaim Canberra stre...
    The ACT Government is being pressed to respond to a spate of bikie-related shootings by introducing anti-consorting laws, being told by the Opposition it has "blood on its hands". ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-19
  • Mother accused of murdering toddler told Red Cross...
    The mother of a toddler who disappeared from NSW's Hunter Valley 16 years ago told several people her daughter was being cared for by others more capable than her, a court hears. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-18By Mazoe Ford And Declan Gooch
  • A crime is a crime, even if it’s online — ...
    If you're abused by a stranger in the street, there's help available. It shouldn't be any different online. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-18
  • Second man jailed over Canberra cafe fire
    The second man found guilty of the Brierly's Cafe arson attack in Canberra is sentenced to four years in jail for his role in the fire and a separate offence of defrauding Australian banks. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-18By Gordon Taylor
  • Man charged over hit-and-run death of woman in Ali...
    A man faces court over a host of driving charges including a hit-and-run, after a 39-year-old woman died in Alice Springs on the weekend. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-18
  • Government holds firm on Banksia Hill despite scat...
    The WA Government insists the Banksia Hill juvenile detention centre will stay open despite a damning report that revealed inmate mistreatment and a high rate of self-harm and suicide attempts. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-07-18By Jacob Kagi And Eliza Laschon