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Everything You Need To Know About Strip Searching Laws

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A judge has just awarded a Sydney man more than $112,000 after finding he was strip searched illegally by police -- but what exactly constitutes an illegal strip search?

Crime

Crime

Argument Over Barking Dog May Have Led To Fatal Shooting

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Barking dogs are believed to have provoked an argument that led to a man being shot dead and his teenage neighbour accused of murder in central western NSW.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With Allegedly Choking, Sexually Assaulting Young Girl

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A 21-year-old man has been charged after allegedly choking and sexually assaulting a young girl in a car.

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Crime

Court Erupts In Applause As Serial Conman Is Jailed

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Hamish Earle McLaren swindled close to 8 million dollars from 13 victims – most of those conned as part of a pyramid scheme.

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Crime

Chris Dawson Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Of Wife Lynette

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The former husband of Sydney woman Lynette Dawson has formally pleaded not guilty to her murder more than 35 years ago.

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Crime

Man Charged After Brutally Ripping Feathers Out Of Emu

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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

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National

Woman Describes 'Monstrous' Years Of Father's Sexual Abuse

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A woman with 2500 personalities who suffered unspeakable crimes at the hands of her father has testified in Sydney about his "monstrous" acts which have damaged all aspects of her life.

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Updated

Racehorse Owner Accused Of Smuggling Cocaine Refused Bail

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A high-profile race horsing figure accused of using coded text messages to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine will remain behind bars after being refused bail.

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Crime

Mass Murder Of Jewish Students Planned Before Alleged ISIS-Inspired Attack

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A court has heard a man who stabbed his neighbour in an ISIS-inspired attack originally planned to use the knife to murder Jewish students at Sydney University.

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National

Did TV Icon Reg Grundy Have A 'Secret' Son? DNA Results Are In

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The mystery surrounding a man who claims he is the long lost son of Australian TV icon Reg Grundy has deepened, with a DNA test proving “inconclusive”.

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Crime

Boss Praises 'Brave' Worker Stabbed In Eye During Alleged Robbery

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A student is recovering in hospital after allegedly being stabbed in the head, the blade ending up just millimetres from her brain and eye.

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National

Harriet Wran Admits Relapse But Avoids Jail For Drugs And Stolen Goods

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Harriet Wran, the drug addict daughter of former NSW Premier Neville Wran, has been spared jail after admitting to possessing drugs and stolen goods.

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Crime

Woman Jailed For Stealing From Autism Charity

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A woman has been sentenced to at least 12 months in jail for for defrauding more than $300,000 from a autism charity.

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Crime

Man Who Stabbed Neighbour Found Guilty Of Terror Attack

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Ihsas Khan never denied he tried to stab his neighbour to death, instead arguing he was insane and didn't know what he was doing.

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National

Man Convicted For Animal Cruelty After Puppy's Leg Broken

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A 21-year-old man has been convicted for committing aggravated animal cruelty, after he pushed his puppy forcefully off a bed and broke its leg.

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Crime

NRL Player Tyrone May Fronts Court, Magistrate Steps Down From Sex Tape Trial

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Penrith’s Tyrone May will have to wait another month to learn his NRL future after his case was adjourned in his first court appearance since being charged over alleged leaked sex tapes.

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Crime

Salim Mehajer To Stand Trial Over Alleged Staged Car Crash

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Salim Mehajer may have only uttered 10 words in court on Monday, but he’ll be forced to find his words when he stands trial over a staged car crash in Lidcombe two years ago. 

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Crime

Samah Baker’s Alleged Murder Linked To Netflix Show 'You'

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The police case against the alleged killer of missing Sydney woman Samah Baker contains an intriguing mention of the popular Netflix show 'You', which revolves around a stalker-turned-killer.

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Crime

'Sickening' Police Assault Sparks Call For Tougher Penalties

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The police union has lashed out at the courts after two officers were "brutally" bashed by a group on a buck's night -- and the alleged offenders set free.

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Crime

Former Minister Ian Macdonald Freed Ahead Of Expected Misconduct Retrial

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After his conviction for misconduct in public office was quashed, former minister Ian Macdonald has been granted bail and has walked free from jail.

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Crime

Friend Charged Over Murder Of Woman Dumped 300km From Home

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Two people have been charged over the death of Tamara Farrell, whose body was found dumped by the side of the road.

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Crime

Paying Criminal Lawyers Big Bucks May Not Be Worth It, Study Finds

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Legal aid lawyers may be more effective than private criminal lawyers who clock long hours and charge big bucks, a new study has found.

News

News

Parents Petition To Have Parole Denied For Teen Daughter's 'Savage' Murderer

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Tania Burgess was 15 when she was stabbed 48 times by another teenager, who is eligible for parole after 13 and a half years in jail.

Sport

Sport

Footy Star Escapes Conviction For Drink Driving

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Greg Inglis has been handed an 18-month good behaviour bond for the drink driving charge that cost him his Australian captaincy.

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Jarryd Bartle

When Body Modification Goes Wrong, Who Is To Blame?

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Warning: Contains graphic images.

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Crime

Chris Dawson Seeks Bail, Accused Of Wife Lyn's Murder

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Chris Dawson made a bid for freedom on Friday after he was charged with the murder of his wife -- Sydney mother-of-two Lynette Dawson -- almost 40 years ago.

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Crime

Teen Sentenced For Killing ‘Popular Priest’

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A family broke down in the courtroom as their son and brother was taken away in handcuffs, sentenced to three years behind bars for mowing down a priest in his car.

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Crime

Teen Terrorist To Spend At Least 12 Years In Jail

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He's an Islamic State supporter who was moments away from carrying out a terror attack, when police arrested him in south-west Sydney.

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Updated

Sydney Physiotherapist To Face Court After 'Secretly Filming Patients'

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A Sydney physiotherapist is accused of using “hidden cameras” in his home and clinic to film female patients that had come to him for help.

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National

Rush Denies Licking Lips And Calling Actress 'Scrumptious'

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Geoffrey Rush has spent his third day in the witness box denying he called a co-star “scrumptious” but says he may have called Eryn-Jean Norvill “yummy”.

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Crime

102-Year-Old Man Charged With Indecent Assault Of Nursing Home Resident

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A man accused of indecent assault is the oldest person charged with a criminal offence in NSW in nearly a quarter of a century.

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National

Rush Chokes Up In Court As He Relives ‘That’ Scene

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The Oscar winner says he’s not a pervert or a predator and denies being interested in co-star Eryn-Jean Norvill.

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National

'My Blood Kind Of Ran Cold' Says Rush On Telegraph Allegations

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Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking damages after his career was “smashed & destroyed” according to his lawyers.

Crime

Crime

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Terror Plot

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Mohamed Kamer Nilar Nizamdeen spent four weeks in supermax jail, but on Friday police dropped terror charges against him in Central Local Court.

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Crime

Death Penalty Not Enough For Suitcase Murderer, Family Says

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The Supreme Court has heard harrowing victim impact statements from the loved ones of Karlie and Khandalyce Pearce-Stevenson.

National

National

Inquest Into Death Of Pregnant Indigenous Mum Begins

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Naomi Williams, 27 years old and six months pregnant, went to hospital for help early on New Year's Day in 2016.

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Crime

'I Wasn't High': Alleged Drug Driver Denies She Was On Cocktail Of Ice And Cannabis

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"I’d be shocked, in shock. Is that what happened?"

National

National

Voices Blamed For Man's Sledgehammer Attack

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His psychotic episode at the time was fuelled by an Arabic sounding voice.

National

National

Moutiaa El-Zahed Gets Community Service For Disrespectful Court Behaviour

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A woman who refused to stand for a judge nine times has avoided jail and will instead do 75 hours’ community service.

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Crime

Husband Jailed For 'Chilling Execution' Of Wife In Front Of Daughter

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A Judge said Keith Goodbun had resolved to kill his wife Molly and burn her house down in a 'chilling and deeply shocking crime.'

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Crime

Wife Backs 'Chinese Hugh Jackman' On Sex Assault Charges

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The Actor's wife, mother and child have moved to Australia.

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Brekky Wrap

Company Tax Cuts Delays, Housing For U.S. Immigrants And Heather Locklear

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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Crime

Woman Who Beheaded Lover Out Of Jail Due To 'Impotent' Laws

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After spending 18 of her maximum 24 year sentence behind bars, convicted murderer Kathy Yeo is free despite refusing to tell police what she did with her former lover's body.

National

National

Salim Mehajer Delivers Tale Of Woe In The Stand

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The disgraced former Auburn deputy mayor is facing up to 10 years jail for vote rigging.