Contradictory evidence was given in court by the star witness in the blackmail case of veteran crime reporter Steve Barrett.
At least four new courtrooms are needed in Perth to ease the State’s ever-increasing trial backlog — with the State’s peak association for lawyers saying our justice system is ‘overloaded’.
Forensics officers are searching a Badgingarra home, which was once lived in by Francis John Wark and is just 1km from where teenager Hayley Dodd was last seen.
West Australian police have launched a new search for the remains of Hayley Dodd, focusing on a property once lived in by her convicted killer.
Hohepa Paetai "Joe" Bean murdered his old friend with a rifle after he ran off with his partner of 20 years, the Crown says on the first day of a NSW trial.
Former reality TV star Suzi Taylor and her alleged "enforcer" are on trial in a Brisbane court accused of extorting money from a sex client who refused to pay.
A push for the Crime and Corruption Commission to be looked into after it failed to successfully prosecute a group of Logan Councillors on fraud charges has been voted down.
A WA drug kingpin who served ten and a half years in jail for trafficking $60m worth of drugs had only been out of prison for 15 months when he was nabbed again by police as part of a major sting.
A Melbourne man has told how he held his friend when he was fatally shot after breaking into a suburban drug crop house.
Singaporean owners of the desert casino get out, saying banks may steer clear of the sector after inquiries into alleged money laundering.
A man repeatedly punched a woman while she was breastfeeding their six-week-old son, then dragged her by her hair through her home — all while she clung to the baby. WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT.
A Queensland groom-to-be had been drinking before an argument that ended with him stabbing his brother seven times in a "crime of passion", a court has heard.
A Queensland groom-to-be who stabbed his unarmed brother to death in a “crime of passion” was enraged by a family disagreement and the prospect that his wedding may be called off, a jury has heard.
Federal and Territory politicians are at loggerheads as to the state of the NT’s remote police stations.
Police Commissioner Chris Dawson expects the investigation into the tragic death of an 11-month-old girl last week to continue for ‘some time’.
Melbourne landmarks will be lit up in blue on Thursday to honour the four police officers killed in a horror crash on the Eastern Freeway last year.
Two men who plotted to fly more than 180kg of ice to Melbourne in a small plane from California have been jailed after their scheme was busted.
Former Channel 7 host Andrew O’Keefe, who remains in a mental health facility, has been hit with two more assault charges.
The police sniper who brought down the gunman who murdered a Queensland police officer had no option but to use lethal force, an inquest has been told.
Sydney high school teacher Monica Elizabeth Young who originally denied engaging in sexual acts with a student has now pleaded guilty to three charges.
Andrew O'Keefe is accused of assaulting his partner in regional NSW 11 days before he was dramatically arrested at Randwick on January 31.
Queensland police have arrested a man after a woman's burned body was found in the backyard of a Gold Coast home.
Fraser Barton and Marty Silk
The estranged partner of Kelly Wilkinson, found dead with burn injuries in a Gold Coast back yard, is under police guard in a Brisbane hospital.
Jacob Miley, Maddy Morwood & Ellen Ransley
The judge presiding over the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin has slammed US House member Maxine Waters over her remarks on the case.
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