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Hostage taker killed, three police officers injured in Melbourne ‘terrorist incident’

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Hostage taker killed, three police officers injured in Melbourne ‘terrorist incident’

A man has been shot dead by Australian police while three officers have been injured during a hostage drama and gun battle in Melbourne, a confrontation for which the Daesh terrorist group has claimed responsibility. The deadly stand-off began after emergency services responded to reports of an explosion at an apartment block […]

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Accused Bourke Street killer driver case back in court

March 20, 2017 7:30 am
Accused Bourke Street killer driver case back in court

James ‘Jimmy’ Gargasoulas aka Dimitrious Gargasoulas. Photo / Facebook The case of accused Bourke Street killer driver Dimitrious Gargasoulas is returning to court. The 27-year-old has been excused from appearing at Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today when his case is listed for a mention. Mourners leave flowers and tributes to the […]

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Salt Creek backpacker tells court how attacker tied her hands and feet and sliced off her bikini with a knife

March 16, 2017 2:20 am
Salt Creek backpacker tells court how attacker tied her hands and feet and sliced off her bikini with a knife

A Brazilian woman has told an Australian court of the moment the Salt Creek accused attacked, bound and sexually assaulted her, comparing the experience to “a horror movie”. The woman, whose identity is suppressed, told a Supreme Court jury in South Australia she was attacked from behind by the man […]

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Borce Ristevski’s long romance with teenage sweetheart ends in murder

March 9, 2017 7:20 am
Borce Ristevski’s long romance with teenage sweetheart ends in murder

Borce Ristevski is the number one suspect in the murder of his wife Karen. He is the Melbourne man named by his own lawyer at the “number one” suspect in his wife’s mysterious disappearance. But little has been told of Borce Ristevski’s long romance with his murdered wife Karen, which […]

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Behaviour specialist explains why dog mauled pair on Murray River

March 8, 2017 8:30 am
Behaviour specialist explains why dog mauled pair on Murray River

Police on the scene as the body of a missing boy they found in the Murray River is removed on Saturday, March 4. Photo / Hamish Blair A cross-breed dog became an unlikely hero last week when, according to police, he acted to protect a young boy in danger. But […]

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Melbourne man dies on Mt Everest – report

March 6, 2017 3:49 pm
Melbourne man dies on Mt Everest – report

A Simrik Air B3 helicopter leaving Lukla helipad headed towards Everest Base Camp. A Melbourne man has died after falling ill at the Mt Everest base camp in Nepal. The Herald Sun says the man was making the descent from the base camp on Friday when he died. He had been travelling […]

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The moment a wife discovered her husband was not who he appeared to be

March 2, 2017 1:00 am
The moment a wife discovered her husband was not who he appeared to be

Nijole Lucinskaite’s world was turned upside-down when police arrived on her doorstep with her husband. Photo / 123RF When plainclothes police walked through Nijole Lucinskaite’s front door she was, as she describes it, “a stunned mullet”. They were escorting her husband of eight years through the couple’s Melbourne property, looking […]

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Research reveals whales have been singing low frequency longer than thought

February 25, 2017 11:00 am
Research reveals whales have been singing low frequency longer than thought

Humpback whales are a type of baleen whale. They have a filter feeding system inside their mouths called a baleen. Photo / Getty Images Baleen whales communicate with songs and can hear the lowest frequency sounds of any mammal – some of which are so low (less than 20 hertz) […]

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Mother of Karen Ristevski’s husband says he didn’t kill her

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Mother of Karen Ristevski’s husband says he didn’t kill her

The desperate search for Karen Ristevski endedwhen a bushwalker unearthed a body wedged beneath logs at Mount Macedon. Photo / Supplied Karen Ristevski’s mother-in-law has spoken out about her mysterious death, saying her son did not kill his wife. Borce Ristevski’s mother told News Ltd on Saturday he was a […]

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$1.7 million cocaine bust at Melbourne Airport

February 24, 2017 10:30 pm
$1.7 million cocaine bust at Melbourne Airport

The man is expected to appear in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on Friday on charges of importing and possessing a commercial quantity of a border-controlled drug. An Australian man who allegedly brought more than $1.7 million of cocaine hidden in a suitcase through Melbourne Airport could face life in jail. […]

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