National Crime News

National Crime News

  • Alva Campbell Jr
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-16
  • David Stebbins
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-16
  • Execution halted after officials fail to find vein...
    The execution of 69-year-old convicted murderer Alva Campbell Jr is called off while it is underway because a suitable vein could not be found to administer the lethal injection. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-16
  • Murder charge dropped for son who stabbed dad over...
    A young man who stabbed and killed his father in an argument over time spent on a computer pleads guilty to manslaughter. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-16By Karl Hoerr
  • Outback nurse’s killer loses appeal against ...
    Dudley Davey, who raped and murdered outback nurse Gayle Woodford, had argued his jail sentence of at least 32 years was excessive and he should have received a greater discount for pleading guilty. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-16By Candice Prosser
  • UCLA players apologise for shoplifting in China, t...
    Three UCLA basketball players who had been detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting admitted on Wednesday (November 15) that they stole items from three stores, and they thanked US President Donald Trump for his help in winning their release. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-15
  • Former soldier accused of shaking infant son to de...
    Former soldier Nicholas Baxter did not cause the death of his six-week-old son, his lawyers tells a Townsville court, despite the boy suffering multiple rib fractures and head injuries. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-15
  • LNP vows to tackle ‘young thugs’ with ...
    Two new youth detention centres would be built in Queensland under an LNP government, as the Opposition Leader again pushes his party's law and order credentials. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-15By Josh Bavas
  • Ex-Tiger Jake King in court over threat to kill al...
    Former AFL player Jake King indicates he will fight extortion charges relating to an alleged dispute between one of his ex-team mates, Ty Vickery, and Vickery's business partner. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-15By Emma Younger
  • Brisbane father pleads guilty to 6yo daughter̵...
    A 54-year-old father pleads guilty to killing his six-year-old daughter in her bedroom at Kedron, north of Brisbane, the Supreme Court hears. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-14By Lexy Hamilton-Smith
  • Three killed, shooter dead, after attack at Califo...
    At least three people were killed in a shooting at a school in northern California, police have confirmed. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-14
  • John Button was exonerated of manslaughter after 4...
    In 2002, WA's Court of Criminal Appeal quashed John Button's manslaughter conviction for the 1963 death of his girlfriend Rosemary Anderson — a murder committed by Eric Edgar Cooke. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-14
  • Melbourne nightclub owner found dead at rural prop...
    Darren "Razzle" Thornburgh, the owner of popular Melbourne nightclub Boutique, is found dead with a gunshot wound to his head at his rural property in northern Victoria. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-13
  • Eric Edgar Cooke giving evidence at his trial.
    Serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke gives evidence at his murder trial. Cooke was responsible for a series of killings in Perth between 1959 and 1963. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-13
  • Eric Edgar Cooke with detectives
    Eric Edgar Cooke was arrested in 1963 and charged with murder. He was later revealed to have murdered eight people. ... read more
    Source: National Crime NewsPublished on 2017-11-13