Adelaide Man Convicted For 'Worst Case' Of Child Sex Offences In Australia
The crimes of South Australian child sex offender Ruecha Tokputza are the worst of their kind, a court has heard.
The crimes of South Australian child sex offender Ruecha Tokputza are the worst of their kind, a court has heard.
A 24-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a man on Victoria's Seaford Beach on Easter Sunday and the police are now on the hunt for the suspect.
A Bankstown father has admitted to elbowing, punching and even biting two police officers -- making the admission just hours after the attack.
A 32-year-old man will face court after he allegedly attacked a female paramedic who was treating him en route to hospital in Newcastle.
The 13 abused children of David and Louise Turpin were involved in a lengthy and traumatic trial that saw their parents receive life sentences -- they were comforted by a companion dog known as Raider the whole way through.
A 73-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempting to kidnap a young girl from a popular holiday park in Adelaide.
A five-year-old boy who authorities say was thrown from a third-floor balcony at Mall of America in Minnesota is showing "real signs of recovery," a lawyer for the boy's family told CBS on Friday.
Andrew Mallard -- who served 12 years of a 20-year sentence for the 1995 murder of Pamela Lawrence before he was exonerated -- was struck by a car in Hollywood and died at the scene.
Police have charged two teenagers and a young man with murder after a Brisbane doctor was gunned down at his home earlier this week.
A man charged with the rape of a 10-year-old girl has been released and a different man taken into custody, after police admitted they arrested the wrong person.
The brother of Melbourne woman Karen Ristevski feels justice has been denied after her husband was jailed for nine years for her killing.
Borce Ristevski has been sentenced to nine years jail for the Melbourne manslaughter of his wife Karen, whose body was found in a forest eight months after her death.
Sol Pais, the 18-year-old woman suspected of making threats towards Denver-area schools including Columbine High School, has been found dead, officials say.
The cold case abduction and brutal gang rape of a young Victorian school girl has baffled detectives for more than three decades.
A Brisbane couple who took away a Fijian woman's freedom and "compromised her human rights" have been sent to prison for at least two years.
Abdolhadi Moradi didn't see his attacker coming, but within seconds he was on the ground and fighting for his life.
Dramatic footage of a man stealing a car in Melbourne has been released by the county court.
A police hunt is underway after a 56-year-old man was shot dead at a home in the Brisbane suburb of MacGregor.
Two men are on the run after impersonating policemen and storming a currency exchange store in Sydney's north-west.
A U.S. woman who was found to have 64 dead cats, 43 live cats, a 180 kilogram pig and other animals on her property has been sentenced.
Homicide detectives have extradited and charged an American man over the alleged murder of a Thai cafe worker whose body was dumped on the side of the road at Sydney Olympic Park last year.
U.S. police officer Mohamed Noor was told to "keep your mouth shut" after he fatally shot Australian life coach Justine Damond-Ruszczyk, a court has heard.
Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn has been told to expect a UK jail sentence after being found guilty of raping a woman during a sexual conquest competition.
UPDATE: The two children taken from a school in the state's central west on Friday morning have been safely located, police said.
UPDATE: The four kids subject to an amber alert on Friday afternoon have been located safe and well.
It has now been almost one week since the body of Vicki Ramadan, 77, was discovered inside her home north-west of Melbourne.
A man has been charged over the murder of a group of young friends who went missing during a motorcycle holiday in Mount Isa more than 40 years ago.
Brisbane police have released photos of a 'treasure trove' of jewellery that they believe was stolen from homes during multiple burglaries.
Justine Damond's family endured a difficult day in the US courtroom as they decided to stay for graphic autopsy and crime scene photos.
Police have charged a 12-year-old boy who allegedly rolled a stolen mini-van in north Queensland, leaving two other young boys critical.
Pet owner and homeless man Chris is grieving the loss of his cherished pet rat 'Lucy' who was stolen from her Sydney home on Saturday afternoon.
Four days after the discovery of Vicki Ramadan's body inside her Sydenham home, police are still desperate for information that could help piece together the final moments before her suspected murder.
A man, 23, and a woman, 31, were caught getting a bit too close on a public bus in NSW.
Police have arrested an intoxicated 33-year-old man who allegedly stole a three-tonne truck from Martin Place and crashed it through the front window of a cafe.
Security footage has captured the moment an SUV crashed through the wall of a Southern California gym.
A former Malaysian Airlines flight attendant has admitted to smuggling more than 2.5 kilograms of heroin into Melbourne airport hidden in his clothes.
More charges are pending against the US parents, including actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, who paid bribes to get their children into elite schools.
Police are searching for a man caught on CCTV footage committing an 'indecent act' with a dog in Bendigo.
A man has been arrested near Broken Hill in NSW after police stopped his van for a random breath test and discovered more than 57 kilograms of cannabis in his vehicle.
Convicted killer Damien Anthony Peters, who spent 13 years behind bars for murdering two of his lovers, has jumped his parole in inner Sydney.
An American who was kidnapped along with her driver in Uganda last week has been recovered unharmed, a spokesman for the Ugandan government said Sunday.
An alleged serial “up-skirter” has been arrested following a complaint by a 58-year-old woman in a supermarket in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs.
Greek police have charged a Bulgarian man over the murder of John Macris, the Sydney nightclub owner who was shot dead outside his Athens home on October 31.
An illegal shipment of 13 tonnes of pangolin scales have been discovered by Singapore authorities, representing the largest seizure of this black market product in five years.
It's looking like Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin could spend time behind bars for their alleged part in the college cheating scandal.
A Queensland woman has been charged with attempted murder over an alleged knife attack on a boy in Cairns three weeks ago.
Dramatic video has been captured of a grown man pushing children, grabbing one by the throat, and throwing their scooters at a NSW skate park.
A woman who was allegedly held hostage, raped and tortured for four days was saved by her friends who contacted her captor over Facebook.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with murder over the alleged suspicious death of a former high school teacher south of Brisbane.
The Indonesian government is temporarily shutting off tourist access to Komodo Island in January 2020 after an illegal smuggling operation of Komodo Dragons was revealed by East Java Police.
A woman was allegedly held hostage for four days by a man she met on a dating app.
The mother of Samantha Josephson, the US student who was killed after she mistakenly got into a car she thought was her Uber ride, pleaded with the judge to put suspect Nathaniel David Rowland away for life.
Queensland police are hunting for a father-son duo who are believed to have scammed unsuspecting line dancing enthusiasts hundreds of thousands of dollars in fake tours and events.
A young woman working at a Whitsunday McDonald's has allegedly been assaulted by a male customer at the restaurant's drive-thru.
For me, the most surprising thing about the documentary "Leaving Neverland" was not the revelations of Michael Jackson’s child abuse: the most surprising thing was how surprised people seemed to be.
A woman has been charged with stabbing a man in the chest with a chopstick in Adelaide, causing an injury that needed surgery.
A Minneapolis judge has blocked the public and media from viewing graphic evidence during next week's much-anticipated trial involving a police officer charged with murdering Australian life coach Justine Damond Ruszczyk.
An Adelaide man is in a serious condition after being stabbed in the chest with a plastic chopstick.
NSW detectives have charged three men over the alleged murder of 17-year-old Jason Tsang.
Violence has been part of all human societies since time immortal and this is unlikely to dramatically change any time soon.
Harriet Wran, the daughter of a former NSW premier, is in serious trouble with police after an incident at a petrol station.
A week before Karrie Neurauter's mother was murdered in 2017, her father came to her with an unfathomable ultimatum.
Police have arrested a fugitive who was allegedly attempting to flee Australia on a jet ski.
A court in the Czech Republic has convicted a man of attacking two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home with a knife and sentenced him to eight years in prison.
Borce Ristevski will return to court on Wednesday after his explosive admission earlier this month that he killed his Melbourne wife.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel angrily lashed out on Tuesday after prosecutors dropped charges that had accused “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime.
A gang of brazen thieves has busted into a car dealership on the NSW Central Coast, making off with three collectible 1980s Holden HSV Commodores.
A Melbourne engineer who claims his colleague repeatedly farted nearby him is hoping his bullying claim is successful on appeal.
A man who hit Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn on the head with an egg has been handed a jail sentence.
A man has admitted to scamming Facebook and Google into paying more than AUD$141 million by sending them fake invoices.
An Australian model is facing 21 years in prison after being found guilty of slapping and shouting at a flight attendant in California.
A man is in custody in connection with a subway assault on an elderly homeless woman.
This was allegedly all about trying to save money, but it landed him in custody.
South Korean police said on Thursday they've arrested four people on suspicion of secretly taking videos of about 1,600 guests in hotel rooms and posting or streaming them on the internet.
There are two camps -- those who believe a musician's art to be separate to their personal life, and others who believe they are intrinsically linked.
A dig for clues in the case of missing woman Roxlyn Bowie -- 36 years after her disappearance -- will commence on Thursday on a small parcel of land next to her former home in NSW.
Police are appealing to the public for fresh information over the death of a man in May 2017.
Following the revelation that Felicity Huffman was allegedly involved in a massive college admissions scandal, Nicolette Sheridan has spoken out against her former 'Desperate Housewives' co-star.
Authorities in southeast Alabama, USA say they've arrested a suspect in the killings of two high school students 20 years ago with the help of a private lab and a public genealogy database.
Seven people will face court on Tuesday following a 'large scale' investigation into a drug supply ring.
A man has been arrested after a bunker, dug by hand and allegedly used for growing hydroponic marijuana, was found on a Cairns property.
Police have launched a critical incident investigation following the shooting death of a man in the Lake Macquarie region on Thursday.
Celebrities and business leaders, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, are among 50 people who face criminal charges in a massive college admissions scam that was revealed on Tuesday.
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Detectives have charged a 20-year-old swimming instructor with the alleged sexual abuse of two young students at a pool.
A child abuse victim and advocate has been left dismayed at the "outrageous" sentence delivered to George Pell, saying the Cardinal's jail term was a "disgrace".
Sources claim 'Desperate Housewives' star Felicity Huffman was arrested at her home by seven agents with guns drawn.
George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail, with a non-parole period of three years and eight months.
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A man has been arrested over his alleged role in organised thefts and a fraud syndicate operating in Sydney's west.
The young YouTuber managed to secure sponsored deals for her college experience despite her mother's alleged massive bribes to get her into the University of Southern California.
Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among 50 people indicted on Tuesday in a widespread bribery scandal.
Two men have been arrested after a string of robberies and assaults across Melbourne's CBD over the weekend, on the first night of the annual Moomba festival.
A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the murder of missing woman Samah Baker, who was last seen more than two months ago.
Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been jailed for refusing to testify to a grand jury investigating WikiLeaks.
Two 11-year-old girls who went missing on Friday afternoon have been found.
A man who allegedly threatened a mother, with two children in the car, with an axe has been arrested by police.
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The family of murdered Sydney woman Preethi Reddy has issued a heartbreaking statement following her death.
Preethi Reddy's boyfriend has written an emotional tribute to his "angel", after her body was found crammed into a suitcase in a car.