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  • ‘A political murder’: Car bomb kills M...
    An investigative journalist who exposed Malta's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers is killed in a "barbaric" car bomb that leaves her vehicle blackened in a nearby field. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • US soldier captured by Taliban for five years plea...
    Bowe Bergdahl, the US Army Sergeant who was held captive by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan in 2009, pleads guilty to charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Hobart student injured, 18yo charged after high sc...
    A teenager is charged with wounding after a Hobart high school student was injured on Monday afternoon. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Man ‘grabbed co-worker by throat’ in d...
    A 68-year-old man who allegedly strangled his teenage colleague and told her he could kill her after a dispute over biscuits in a Canberra aged care home says the girl fabricated the accusations out of jealousy. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-16By Elizabeth Byrne
  • Police hunt man who tried to abduct 6yo girl from ...
    Police are investigating the attempted abduction of a six-year-old girl from her home at Loganlea, south of Brisbane in the early hours of this morning. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-16By Donna Field
  • Teen umpire allegedly assaulted at junior cricket ...
    Police speak to several people after a 15-year-old boy is assaulted while umpiring an under-11s match on Friday night between Caroline Springs and Sunshine cricket clubs. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-16
  • Security guard punches man to ground outside Palme...
    A video emerges on social media showing a Wilson Security guard knocking a man to the ground outside a shopping centre in Palmerston, outside Darwin. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-15By Jacqueline Breen
  • Australian man formally named as suspect in Bali d...
    Queensland man Joshua Baker, who is being held in Bali on suspicion of carrying drugs, is formally named as a suspect by Indonesian police and faces a jail sentence of up to 15 years. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-15By Adam Harvey
  • ‘Our families are under pressure’: Sch...
    A year on from the murder-suicide of the Lutz-Manrique family in Sydney's north, the children's special needs school is still grappling with the tragic deaths, forming special support groups for parents. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-15By Danuta Kozaki
  • Kate Middleton’s uncle charged over late-nig...
    British police say they have charged the uncle of the Duchess of Cambridge with assault after a late-night altercation in a London street. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-14
  • Australian detained in Bali over alleged drug poss...
    Queensland man Joshua Baker, who is being held in Bali on suspicion of carrying drugs, is mentally ill and should be deported to Australia for treatment, his lawyer says. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-14By Adam Harvey
  • Clive Sydney Hart
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-14
  • WA Police search for teenager over sexual assault ...
    Police are searching for a 15-year-old boy, Clive Sydney Hart, who they want to speak to in relation to the alleged sexual assault an 84-year-old Perth woman. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-14
  • Woman woken by intruder and stabbed multiple times...
    A woman suffers a suspected punctured lung after being stabbed by a man who breaks into her home on the New South Wales Central Coast. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-14By Lily Mayers
  • CSI by sticky tape: The forensic scientists unlock...
    A small government forensics laboratory in Perth becomes a global leader after developing a new-tech tool for old-fashioned crime-solving. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-10-13By Rebecca Turner