National Crime News

National Crime News

  • Man charged after allegedly setting girlfriend on ...
    A man doused his girlfriend with flammable liquid and set it alight because of an argument, Tasmanian police say. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Police investigating after women burned
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-25
  • Former Perth student pleads not guilty in family a...
    A former Perth student accused of murdering three members of his family with an axe pleads not guilty, saying he fought with a laughing attacker during the killings at their upscale South African home. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • Paramedics threatened with syringe, kicked, spat o...
    There have been three separate attacks on Queensland Ambulance Service officers on the Gold Coast in as many days, bringing the total number of assaults on paramedics across the state to more than 175 this year to date. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • March to remember Honiara murder victims unites co...
    Parts of the Solomon Islands capital Honiara came to a standstill on Sunday, as hundreds of people marched through the streets to vent their feelings about the murder of a Chinese couple over the Easter weekend. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • Police dig for drugs in SA
    Police dig for drugs at South Australian rural property. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-24
  • Police question man after death of two-month-old b...
    NSW police are questioning a 32-year-old man over the death of a two-month-old boy near Wagga Wagga in the state's south-west. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-23
  • Elderly man arrested over death of 78yo woman
    A 78-year-old man is arrested after a woman, also 78, is found dead inside a house in Melbourne's outer south-east. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-23
  • No need to prove who pulled trigger in Victoria...
    New legislation to combat drive-by shootings will be introduced to the Victorian Parliament allowing police to charge all occupants of a vehicle involved in a shooting, rather than having to prove who pulled the trigger. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-23
  • Bailed Brisbane restaurateur Milos to fight drug, ...
    A high-profile Brisbane restaurateur who had his upmarket Italian restaurant raided says he will "vigorously" fight allegations he was laundering money and trafficking cocaine and ice as part of a major drug ring. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-22By Kristian Silva
  • Don Dale teen escapees wrongly put in low security...
    A damning report into security at Darwin's Don Dale Youth Detention Centre reveals two detainees who escaped earlier this month were incorrectly being housed in low-security accommodation. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-21By Ben Millington
  • International student who raped teen sentenced to ...
    An Indian international student found guilty of raping a teenage girl in Woolgoolga, north of Coffs Harbour, is sentenced to four and a half years in prison. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-21By Ruby Cornish
  • Gaza sisters smuggled explosives labelled medicine...
    Two Palestinian sisters from Gaza have been caught trying to smuggle explosives hidden in medicine containers into Israel as they were headed for cancer treatment at a Jerusalem hospital, authorities say. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-21
  • Brisbane restaurant owner charged with cocaine tra...
    The owner of an upmarket Brisbane restaurant, Daniel Milos, is arrested along with four others as police seize $750,000 of drugs and close a 14-month operation. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-21
  • Jewellery thief tackled by bystanders during braze...
    A "desperate" thief is tackled in front of hundreds of shoppers after using a sledgehammer to steal gold necklaces from a jewellery store in Canberra's south. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-04-21By Jesse Dorsett