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  • Surgeon dies after alleged assault at Box Hill Hos...
    A 41-year-old Melbourne surgeon dies almost a month after being punched in the head in the foyer of a hospital in the city's east, allegedly after an argument with another man who had been smoking near the entrance. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27
  • Cold case mystery: Witness saw paedophile priest c...
    A priest who sexually abused the son of cold case murder victim Maria James was seen covered in blood on the day of her murder, metres from her crime scene. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27By Rachael Brown And Jeremy Story Carter
  • Australian terror attack plots in accused Bali bom...
    Accused Bali bombing planner Riduan "Hambali" Isomuddin's charge sheet, obtained by ABC News, details numerous plots for terrorist attacks in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27By Samantha Hawley
  • Police identify man wanted for questioning over fa...
    Tasmania Police say they want to speak to Zach Muir-Bennett over a fatal car crash in the Hobart suburb of New Town last week. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27
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    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27
  • Tiahleigh Palmer’s foster father committed t...
    Tiahleigh Palmer's foster father Rick Thorburn is committed to stand trial for the Queensland schoolgirl's murder. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27
  • CCTV recorded the Footscray barber shop brawl invo...
    Police in Melbourne are searching for the men involved in a wild brawl in a Footscray barber shop involving up to 15 people. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27
  • Australian filmmaker questioned over links to oppo...
    Australian documentarian James Ricketson was arrested due to his ties to Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy, not for illegally flying a drone as first thought, a source close to the case says. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27By Liam Cochrane
  • Barber shop brawl in Melbourne caught on CCTV
    Footage of a wild fight at a barber shop in Melbourne's west where a man was hit in the head with a tomahawk is released by police as they hunt for the offenders. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27
  • Killer who used metal pole ‘will not face up...
    A man who murdered an elderly man by bashing him to death with a metal pole in Adelaide's north west is jailed for at least 20 years. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27By Rebecca Opie
  • Two NT men sentenced for crime spree and police ch...
    A Broken Hill magistrate jails two young Northern Territory men who went on a crime spree across three states. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-27By Declan Gooch
  • Canadian nurse sentenced to life for killing 8 pat...
    A Canadian nurse who used insulin to kill eight elderly patients in long-term care facilities is sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 25 years. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-26
  • Pair in custody over Gold Coast cold case murder
    Police interview a man and a woman in relation to the 1997 murder of Phillip Carlyle, who was found shot dead inside his Robina office and had no known enemies. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-26
  • Trio arrested over Gold Coast cold case murder
    Police arrest two men and a woman in relation to the 1997 murder of Phillip Carlyle, who was found shot dead inside his Robina office and had no known enemies. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-26
  • Troublemakers refused nightclub entry during first...
    In a bid to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence, 50 Queensland venues trial technology which allows them to share information about a banned patron, preventing them from re-entering another club or bar. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-06-26By Josh Bavas