What put Melbourne figure Mick Gatto “in a state of shock” to read allegations in an ABC article that he was a murderer.
A dozen people have been charged over a complex scheme to defraud the government of $17 million in tax dollars.
A young woman is facing jail after pleading guilty to a horror crash that killed a 23-year-old Irish backpacker and another person.
Superintendent Michelle Stenner is accused of lying to Queensland’s corruption watchdog.
A man who found his young worker electrocuted in the roof of a Sydney home has recalled pulling him away from a frayed cable by his leather tool belt.
A former defence cadet sentenced to jail for sending a secret video of a drunken threesome is using Snapchat to appeal the decision.
An Adelaide father has been charged over the alleged attempted murder of his three-year-old daughter after the pair were found unconscious in a bedroom.
A Chinese national has been sentenced to eight years behind bars for his role in a failed attempt to smuggle meth and MDMA into Australia.
Five men have been arrested during a massive cocaine ring bust in NSW’s southwest, where police seized drugs, firearms and cash.
Alannah Fox was forced to pay a whopping $24,864 in interest for a 2015 Hyundai. Now, she and many other Aussies are fighting back.
More than 30 New Zealand criminals, including a former bikie boss, have been deported from Australia after their visas were cancelled.
The discovery of a diary containing an alleged murder confession could see the case of a woman facing her fifth trial for the same murder thrown out.
Doubts over fingerprints on the drugs in major supply allegations against the glamorous ex-wife of accused bikie boss gunman have emerged.
Former Home And Away actor Joel McIlroy will defend charges alleging he repeatedly punched a female police officer in the head, a court has heard.
A Bondi party girl has made a plea to have her bail curfew extended so she can work until her trial for an alleged “dial-a-dealer” cocaine ring.
The boss of an arborist business has allegedly reversed his car into a group of employees as they protested for better wages.
More Australian couples could be heading to the Family Court as the stress of 2020 puts a strain on relationships.
A man has been charged after allegedly punching a female police officer in the head multiple times, leaving her with facial lacerations.
A judge has slammed a Balmain woman, ordering she pay her neighbour $300,000 for her “superior” and “arrogant” behaviour.
A “pathetic” dispute between two Sydney neighbours escalated into AVOs and an airing on A Current Affair. Now one has to pay up.
A pharmacist is behind bars after being charged over an alleged drug haul including huge amounts of GBL, ketamine, heroin and cocaine.
Class actions are still designed to deliver justice to people and not raise money for “evil foreign shareholders”, a parliamentary committee has heard.
Two days before Shuo Dong killed his housemate and dumped her body beside a motorway, he made one very telling internet search.
Our domestic spy agency wants beefed-up powers to interrogate teenagers and track cars without a warrant to protect the country from lone-wolf attacks.
A female schoolteacher allegedly sexually abused a 14-year-old boy in her car and on school grounds in what police called an “abhorrent” crime.
The son of one of Australia’s most respected basketball coaches has been charged with grooming teenage girls that he coached.
It was a brutal family slaying on a property near Gunnedah – and the reason the killer gave for his crimes is chilling. WARNING: Distressing
It began as a shared holiday between cousins from a well-known and comfortably off family but it ended in tragedy with one dead.
Victoria’s first judge-only trial — brought on by the pandemic — has been adjourned on just the second day as the defence counsel awaits a coronavirus test.
Guy Sebastian went to police after noticing some “disparities in payments” but only this week learned the details of the charges against his ex-manager.
The German student who broke into the Australian Museum and took selfies with dinosaurs has been charged with a break-in and sexually touching a woman.
An ABC journalist is at risk of being charged over a series of stories he wrote about alleged Australian war crimes in Afghanistan.
Titus Day was once Australia’s manager to the stars. Now, he’s defending charges after allegedly stealing more than a million from Guy Sebastian.
Guy Sebastian’s former manager may have defrauded other clients, police believe, after the 47-year-old was charged with $1.15 million in fraud.
The owners corporation of the embattled Opal Tower has launched a new lawsuit after finding “500 other defects” in the building.
A magistrate has been arrested and charged with deception over alleged traffic offences involving his car.
TV host Ryan Phelan has arrived at court and pleaded not guilty to charges he assaulted his girlfriend in their $2m home days after his show The Daily Edition was axed by Network Seven.
A woman has been charged with murder after a man died when she allegedly drove her SUV into him, pinning him against a wall.
You can’t get a Facebook account in Australia unless you are 13 years old but you can be put in detention at age 10. Now there are calls for change.
A New Zealand woman has been extradited to NSW charged with the murder of 71-year-old Robert Dickie, who disappeared from his home in June 2016.
MasterChef contestant Ben Ungermann didn’t appear in a Melbourne court today for a hearing into sexual assault charges against him.
A court has been told that a former Meals on Wheels boss stole more than $100k from the charity to pay for his sex addiction.
Sexual harassment claims made by six women against former High Court judge Dyson Heydon are being assessed by police in Canberra.
An inquest into the death of Preethi Reddy has revealed she was murdered by her ex, and detailed his grisly acts after he killed the dentist.
A man accused of sexual assault was allegedly found hiding in the airconditioning vent of a ship that had come to his aid.
Three of the women who accused former High Court judge Dyson Heydon of sexual harassment are suing him and the Commonwealth for damages.
A mother and daughter will go to court next month over charges they brawled in an alleged virus-fuelled argument over toilet paper in a Sydney supermarket aisle.
The PM has labelled sexual harassment findings against a former High Court judge “disturbing” and “incredibly serious”.
It was a small stain on a garage floor, hidden under a chest of drawers, but it led to the arrest of one of Australia’s most notorious killers.
Dreamworld is back before the courts, four months after a coroner labelled its handling of safety risks a “total failure” when four people were killed.
All of the charges against one member of the infamous Colt family, who was due to face trial alongside his uncle in NSW, have been withdrawn.
Seven people have faced the same court in a single hour on murder charges, including a young woman accused of beheading her mother.
A push is underway to change the law so dodgy hospitality employers whose companies don’t properly pay their staff could face jail time.
A Federal Court judge has taken aim at Peter Dutton saying he could be fined or sent to jail if he ignores orders in an immigration case.
A man accused of allegedly texting a woman to say “I’m going to make you write an apology in your son’s blood” has been refused bail.
Two years after 25-year-old Baillee Schneider was found in her Melbourne home, a coroner has finally ruled on her death.
One of eight members of the Colt incest family has been found guilty of raping his own teenage niece in the back seat of her uncle’s car.
Kalynda Davis was arrested in China for allegedly smuggling 30kg of ice and faced execution if convicted. Now she’s living the quiet life.
A learner driver from Melbourne is facing court after police alleged he was driving erratically and was almost seven times over the limit.
The Australian man facing execution for drug smuggling 7.5kg of ice in China acted on Blue Heelers, and in The Man From Snowy River.
Ray Hadley called a producer’s girlfriend a “curry muncher” and tried to ensure a witness was dropped from a bullying case, it was alleged in court.
A woman has been ordered to pay tens of thousands of dollars to a vet she defamed in a series of scathing social media posts.
The daughter of a man who died after being pinned by a forklift feels “hurt and heartache” that the company directors pretended he fell from a truck.
Sunrise host Samantha Armytage and Channel 7 are heading to court over an on-air debate an Indigenous elder called a “symbol of national shame”.
The legislation to be passed today includes mandatory minimum sentences and a new maximum life penalty for the most serious Commonwealth offenders.
A childcare fraudster who was convicted over a brazen government benefit scam and labelled “a bogan” by jurors has lost her appeal.
A jailed serial rapist is fighting to recover the mobile phone number he used while committing sick crimes against teens and women.
Caitlin O’Brien told her violent and increasingly erratic boyfriend she was scared he would murder her. He was jailed today for that crime.
A million-dollar property owned by jailed Porsche driver Richard Pusey has hit the market as the mortgage broker remains locked up.
A 25-year-old woman due to give birth next week has been charged with the murder of a respected greyhound trainer.
A coroner has slammed Queensland’s child safety department for its failures protecting toddler Mason Lee who suffered a painful death.
The family of Sydney woman Justine Damond, who was murdered by a Minneapolis cop, says George Floyd’s death shows police didn’t learn.
A 12-year-old boy who was allegedly driving a ute in far north Western Australia has been charged with killing 11-year-old Kimberley girl, Abbey Forrest.
An Australian historian has been granted access to hundreds of letters between the Queen and the governor-general who dismissed Gough Whitlam.
One of two men hired to carry out a stranger’s sexual fantasy of being tied up in his undies and stroked with a broom ended up before a judge.
A magistrate has predicted a glamorous indigenous activist guilty of spitting, kicking or slapping police officers will “end up in custody”.
A female prison officer’s inmate lover has moved jails because of another ex-inmate’s outlaw motorcycle gang links.
A woman charged in the alleged “ice castle” drug ring has been granted bail as she awaits trial.
A woman in her 60s was hit and killed while riding outside Melbourne. A 35-year-old man, alleged to have fled the scene, has been arrested.
A worker has won a two-year battle that went to the Federal Court allowing him to mock his bosses with a Hitler meme.
A court has been shown shocking video of police shooting one of two armed brothers after he threatened to chop off their heads with his hatchet.
A man accused of the alleged double murder of his parents will be charged with attempted arson.
The brother of Kings Cross identity John Ibrahim will spend up to three decades behind bars in NSW for his role in a drug importation conspiracy.
A coroner has slammed the “pack of lies” told by a woman who catfished her best friend, saying she caused her to take her own life.
A man accused of murdering his parents at their bed and breakfast business and then driving 900km into NSW will be extradited.
Comedian Celeste Barber raised more than $51 million in her bushfire appeal – and this week a court is due to decide how it can be spent.
Police have blasted the “disgusting” alleged act of a woman accused of spitting on a McDonalds worker after saying she had COVID-19.
A man who police allege babysat children while accessing child abuse material has complained about his conditions in prison.
A convicted sexual sadist who raped and tortured women has pleaded guilty to a murder and to soliciting the murder of a woman.
Zixi ‘Jessie’ Wang has pleaded guilty to murdering her ex-girlfriend who plunged to her death from an apartment balcony last year.
A Sydney Trains paramedic charged with sexually touching two women during medical exams asked a court how police contacted the alleged victims.
Police are only halfway through studying alleged abuse material found on the computer of multi-millionaire Sir Ron Brierley.
A junior AFL player is facing six charges after a fatal head-on crash in December last year in which his 20-year-old girlfriend tragically died.
A “cruel” catfish who shared his victims’ sexually explicit material with their friends and siblings when they didn’t send more has been jailed.
Vicious Outback serial killer Reginald ‘Tex’ Arthurell, who has been linked to at least four violent deaths, is to walk free from prison.
A teenage waitress was offered $200 to have sex with her cafe owner boss, who then assaulted her in the storeroom, it has been reveleaed.
Dean Laidley was thrust into the spotlight when images of his arrest leaked, now the former coach will be released from behind bars.
Millionaire high end jewellery designer Jeanette Sceats has taken out an apprehended violence order against one of her daughters.
Cardinal George Pell knew a priest was moved because he had sexually abused children, a royal commission found.
Two families are in fear of the imminent early release of convicted violent offender Charles Evans who may not be monitored closely because of COVID-19 restrictions.