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  • Death penalty won’t be sought for alleged Ba...
    Prosecutors have told the US military they do not intend to seek the death penalty for Riduan "Hambali" Isomuddin, who allegedly ordered the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings, even though some of the charges are potentially capital offences. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-29
  • Counterfeit note in Tasmania
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-29
  • Fake $50 notes being passed off in northern Tasman...
    Police say they have received about 20 separate reports of counterfeit $50 notes being used in northern Tasmania over the past fortnight. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-29
  • Man arrested over murder of gangland figure Hamad ...
    Homicide detectives in Sydney arrest a 24-year-old man in connection with the murder of gangland figure Hama Assaad, who was shot outside Georges Hall home in October 2016. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-29By Jessica Kidd
  • Man charged over murder of gangland figure Hamad A...
    Homicide detectives in Sydney charge Osama Hawat, 24, in connection with the murder of gangland figure Hama Assaad, who was shot outside Georges Hall home in October 2016. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-29By Jessica Kidd
  • Police explore grounds for charges over death of 4...
    Senior police will meet with Tasmania's Director of Public Prosecutions next month to consider whether baby Bjay Johnstone's father can be charged with causing his death. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28
  • Manhunt underway after Sydney jailbreak
    Police search for 50-year-old David Mellis, who has escaped from Sydney's Long Bay jail — a prison that also houses Roger Rogerson and Eddie Obeid. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28
  • Paramedics and police questioned over death of man...
    An inquest into the death of a man in a Bowral police cell is shown confronting CCTV footage of the man in the minutes before his death. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28By Chloe Hart
  • Kevin Norris died in police custody at Bowral
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28
  • Arrested man in Gold Coast cold case ‘dispos...
    A Gold Coast man charged with being an accessory after the alleged 1997 murder of Phillip Carlyle "had no knowledge" of what the gun had been used for, his lawyer says. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28By Ashleigh Stevenson
  • Former minister wanted some Aboriginal cultural pr...
    John Elferink says he wanted the definition of child abuse to be broadened to include certain Aboriginal cultural practices, but was opposed by his cabinet colleagues. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28By Jacqueline Breen
  • Bikies, Asian gang targeted in Sydney ice raids
    State and federal police raid more than 20 properties in Sydney in a major drug bust targeting the Rebels bikie gang and Asian crime groups. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28By Jessica Kidd
  • Possible development in Trace podcast investigatio...
    Investigative reporter and podcaster Rachael Brown speaks about developments in the cold case murder investigation of victim Maria James. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-28
  • Know a violent extremist? The Government wants you...
    A new phone and online support service for those who are worried people they know may be at risk of radicalisation or violent extremism is finally launched in New South Wales. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27By Sarah Gerathy
  • Cadbury chocolate factory hit by ransomware attack
    The ABC understands the Tasmanian Cadbury chocolate factory has been targeted by a ransomware attack which is affecting the company's IT system. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27