Police have dropped charges against a man over an alleged rape of a 10-year-old girl in the toilets of a public park.
Fraudsters are ripping off Australian social media users via fake news, with the consumer watchdog seeing a huge spike in celebrity endorsement con jobs.
Teens have fractured an elderly woman’s pelvis while fleeing from a store in southwest Sydney after stealing a mobile phone.
LA brothers Nathan and Andrew Dulley have been jailed for trafficking bulk cocaine to Australia hidden in chocolates.
A killer is on the run after a father of two was fatally shot at a home in the suburb of MacGregor in Brisbane’s south.
The partying life of sisters Patricia and Shanese Koullias is on hold after being charged for their alleged role in a $17m dark web drug ring.
Police have vowed to charge up to one hundred people involved in a massive street fight that required dozens of officers to stop.
A Tasmanian woman gang raped at 16 was “completely blown away” when one of her attackers’ relatives got in touch.
Police have launched a murder investigation after the body of a young father of two was found on the side of the road in Tasmania.
A man has been arrested at Adelaide Airport for attempting to import a live fish in a bag hanging around his neck.
Police have arrested two men in relation to the death of a man who was stabbed multiple times on NSW’s South Coast.
A man was discovered hiding in a cupboard after allegedly violently kidnapping four children, triggering an urgent amber alert.
A man who climbed a historic bridge to ‘take a selfie’ has been charged after he caused traffic chaos and shocked a group of bridge climbers.
Police allege they witnessed a male driver waving a samurai sword out the window of a stolen vehicle during the spree.
When police visited Damien Peters to investigate a possible murder, they had no idea what they’d find in the bathroom. WARNING: Graphic
Last week, a gruesome double murderer allegedly removed his ankle bracelet and went on the run — but why was he on parole?
Accused incest family the Colts, found by police living in squalor in a bush camp six years ago, will face a historic joint trial of brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles.
A 12-year-old charged after allegedly crashing a stolen car, leaving two other boys fighting for their lives has left cops asking, “Where were the parents?”
A wannabe serial killer has argued the jury shouldn’t have seen this gruesome piece of evidence when they jailed her for a Perth teen’s murder.
A couple have been arrested for stripping, masturbating and engaging in lewd behaviour on a public bus in Lake Macquarie.
The Prime Minister has vowed to introduce harsh new prevention measures to clamp down on vegan activists who target homes, if re-elected.
A jury will be forced to watch “several hours” of video footage of a Perth lollipop man allegedly sexually abusing children.
Police want to identify a man who committed a disgusting act with a dog after breaking into the backyard of a home in Victoria.
A new map shows the most dangerous spots around inner Sydney, where clustered attacks occur and women have hidden from attackers.
A NSW truck driver has admitted to kidnapping a woman from her Queensland home and raping and attacking her for hours.
A man who allegedly yelled Islamophobic threats at a picnicking family and drove in circles around the group faced court today.
A victim of child sex abuse has penned an emotional plea to the public in the wake of convicted child sex offender George Pell’s sentencing.
Sarah-Jane Parkinson was jailed for serial lies that almost drove her fiance to suicide and left his parents broke. Now her victims want answers.
A fake Facebook profile and a visit to the police station was all a couple needed to allegedly hunt down a couple after they beeped at them in a Macca’s drive-through.
A man has died and two are injured after a horror pile up on a Melbourne highway saw a car smash into two cars after a head on collision.
A Queensland woman has been charged with the attempted murder of a seven-year-old child, who she allegedly stabbed in the chest.
A building manager has been jailed for installing hidden spy cameras throughout a Pyrmont apartment block.
The crime spree included a fiery Mercedes crash, carjackings and one man hiding on a school roof, now police have arrested four people.
Seven young girls have been arrested after assaulting nine people in an “aggressive” rampage through a Perth shopping centre.
A distressing video has emerged of a mum smoking what looks like an ice pipe with her small daughter right next to her.
A shopkeeper is fighting for his life after he was stabbed at his Central Coast convenience store.
Anj Barker’s ex-boyfriend choked her so violently her vocal cords were severed. Then he bashed her almost to death. WARNING: Confronting content
Three men police arrested for violently fighting in Sydney’s CBD with a box-cutter have been charged.
The detective who caught Ivan Milat says another killer may have had the murderer in mind when he committed his own cruel crimes.
When Sarah Ristevski typed out a “glowing” reference for her dad, she did so knowing he’d killed her mum. These three words explain a lot.
The biological mum of missing boy William Tyrrell made shock claims to police about the last time she saw him, saying she was “worried”.
Scott Beynon’s devastated family might’ve never found out he was alive, if not for one decision made by the former AFP officer while on the run.
Facebook, Twitter and YouTube executives face jail time and enormous multimillion-dollar fines in an unprecedented crackdown.
Two teens have been caught on CCTV violently attacking a chicken shop worker in a failed robbery that left the victim badly injured.
Graphic details of the investigation into Michael Hutchence’s death and the shocking actions of his partner have been revealed by the lead detective. LISTEN NOW
A Melbourne school was temporarily locked down after reports of a “suspicious person” on the school grounds.
A Gold Coast woman was found with $20,000 of stolen goods including nappies and Nutribullets, which police allege she was selling online.
Shocking video shows the confronting moment a group of militant vegan activists stormed the property of a Queensland cattle farmer.
Relatives of slain Australian retailer Karen Ristevski are fighting to have a bizarre headstone laid by her killer husband replaced.
A man is facing court today after a woman discovered a hidden camera concealed in a deodorant stick in a hostel bathroom.
Jacinda Ardern has confirmed that a royal commission will investigate the Christchurch terror attacks, but the banning of the suspected gunman’s manifesto is proving far more controversial.
Legend has it there’s a grave in an Aussie town so full, bodies have been buried upright. If unearthed, it could yield many untold secrets.
The terrorist behind the Christchurch massacre praised a well-known Aussie far-right nationalist calling him “Emperor”, it has been revealed.
John Killick was in Silverwater Prison. Lucy couldn’t live without him so she hatched a daring plan to break him out — and pulled it off.
Police investigating the suspicious death of a man in an inner city hotel room have released footage of people they believe were with him.
Revelations police withheld covert evidence from convicted child killer Keli Lane’s defence team at trial have sparked calls for a royal commission.
Police were shocked to find a six-shot revolver in the car of a driver who sped off after being pulled over for a standard RBT.
A man who admits strangling a Brisbane mother to death has failed to have his murder charge downgraded to manslaughter.
A man is in a critical condition after he was robbed and stabbed by a man he’d organised to buy mobile phones off in Sydney’s inner west.
He rose from poverty to become one of Australia’s most senior federal politicians, but was Thomas Ley also a serial killer?
The Christchurch gunman wielded powerful military-style assault weapons, the likes of which have not been seen in Australia or New Zealand.
A young Sydney driver who rammed into two police officers while texting his girlfriend — causing one cop to have his leg amputated — has been jailed.
Scott Morrison has called the case of an Australian IS bride and mother a “tragedy” but said he won’t endanger Australians to assist her.
A pedestrian has been hit by a car and killed in a grisly fight involving an axe pulled from the car of an elderly driver, police allege.
The son of wife killer Borce Ristevski said he gave his father an ultimatum; plead guilty or he’d spill details about an affair with his stepmother.
A Melbourne woman has been sentenced to minimum three years in jail after she was found responsible for the death of her teen friend.
A man has been charged for firing an arrow at another man in northern NSW, with the victim’s iPhone saving him from the violent attack.
A young swimming instructor from a prominent Sydney family has been charged with sexually abusing two girls aged 6 and 8 at a Sydney pool.
It was one of the most savage crimes NSW had ever seen — the murder of Sydney nurse Anita Cobby. Now, from the tragedy, a legacy to help others.
A violent killer mum who abused her son over days with her boyfriend until he died has lost an appeal for her sentence to be reduced.
The father of one of the 13-year-old choirboys abused by Cardinal George Pell has ripped into the senior Catholic ahead of his sentencing.
A man who killed a schoolgirl and raped another woman has had time wiped from his jail term after he appealed his sentence.
Four men and a woman have been charged over the murder of a “compassionate” Brisbane mum who was found by her partner shot in the head.
One man was caught taking a photo of his feet on the dashboard while driving and another busted going 100km/h over the limit with four children on board.
For the third year in a row, Melbourne’s CBD has been flooded with street fights following the “family-friendly” Moomba Festival.
Two thieves have been charged after a woman was pulled from her car and assaulted in a callous robbery in Queensland.
Police have caught up with two of the four men allegedly involved in a crime spree across Sydney as they close in on the other two.
Two men fleeing the law have been dramatically arrested in NSW in connection with a shooting at a crowded boxing match in Victoria.
Four arrested after a group violently attacked a security guard and brawled out the front of a pub in Sydney’s inner west last night.
More than 60 people have attended candlelight vigils around Australia tonight to mourn the tragic loss of slain dentist Dr Preethi Reddy.
All prison guards across NSW have walked off the job claiming a spate of inmate violence is not being adequately dealt with.
A backpacker who was kidnapped and raped in South Australia says she breaks down every time she thinks of the horrific ordeal.
The ex-boyfriend suspected of murdering dentist Preethi Reddy and stuffing her body in a suitcase has been revealed as “cruel and invasive” to his patients.
A mother and her two young children have allegedly been attacked by an axe wielding car jacker on a days long Brisbane crime spree.
Smugglers stuffed blue-tongues and other native animals into chip packets and electronics in the hopes of selling them for big bucks overseas.
One of the targets of the fatal shooting that took place outside a Melbourne boxing match was given a chilling warning before the attack. He chose to ignore it.
Police have found possible clues relating to the disappearance of Sydney woman Samah Baker in bushland 200km from her home.
An outback KFC will close its doors two hours early every night after it become an unofficial safe house for people fleeing violence.
George Pell will remain behind bars until at least June, when a court will consider his appeal against his guilty verdict.
The Married At First Sight fan favourite is facing drug and assault charges over an incident at a Melbourne pub last year.
A truckie is lucky to be alive after the ex-boyfriend of a murdered Sydney dentist slammed his BMW into the 49-year-old’s semi-trailer.
A decade after the bloody 12-year underworld battle that saw 36 crims shot dead in Melbourne, a spate of shootings has prompted fears a second war is brewing.
George Pell’s lead defence lawyer will not lead the appeal case, saying he is too “angry” to continue leading the defence.
Victorian police have no idea of the whereabouts of the three suspects behind the fatal shooting at a Melbourne boxing event.
A pig farmer has been found guilty of kidnapping and raping a European backpacker after he lured her to his property offering work.
Labor Senator Kristina Keneally has revealed the massive impact on Catholics after George Pell was convicted of child sex offences.
A driver for the ridesharing service Uber has been charged with rape after an alleged incident in his vehicle on Saturday night.