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  • Man shot by police at Williams

    28 November 2013 10:20 PM 12

    UPDATE: 5:50am A man has been shot by a police officer at Crossman, 125km south of Perth, early this morning. A 45-year-old man has been flown by the RAC Rescue helicopter to Royal Perth Hospital where he is in a stable condition. A police spokesman said police had been conducting a vehicle stop on Albany Highway at 12.50am before calling for urgent

  • Man's death declared murder after body found by sister inside home

    28 November 2013 10:09 PM 11

    Police say a post-mortem examination will be conducted to determine the cause of the death of a man found murdered in his home at Warradale in Adelaide's south. The body of the man in his sixties was discovered by his sister on Thursday afternoon inside the Kildonan Road property. Police were called to the property about 4:00pm and believe the victim

  • School bans girls from wearing shorts

    28 November 2013 9:43 PM 34

    Parents at Bathurst Public School in central were told of the changes when their children came home to share the news, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. The original uniform policy read ''navy tailored shorts or navy shorts with school emblem and white polo shirt'' were a suitable option for girls in summer. But that policy has since been amended to say that girls'

  • Deputy PM backs plain smoke packs in UK

    28 November 2013 9:16 PM 20

    Updated: 08:05, Friday November 29, 2013 Deputy prime minister Nick Clegg says the British government will likely introduce plain packaging for cigarettes after reviewing how the policy impacted on smoking rates in Australia. England could follow Canberra's lead by 2015 after the conservative government backflipped on a controversial decision earlier

  • Charges over cold case NSW sex assault

    28 November 2013 4:43 PM 9

    Police say a 42-year-old woman answered a knock at the door of her Penrith home in March 1992 and spoke to a man who asked for a glass of water, but she turned him away. A short time later the man entered the home and sexually assaulted the woman and robbed her, before fleeing. He was extradited to NSW on Thursday and charged with three counts of aggravated

  • Blue Mountains bushfire cleanup to begin

    28 November 2013 1:18 PM 68

    Updated: 05:05, Saturday November 30, 2013 The clean-up of homes destroyed in the Blue Mountains bushfire will begin today. NSW Police and Emergency Services Minister Michael Gallacher says commonwealth and state assistance will mean the cost of the clean-up won't be deducted from insurance payouts. The clean-up will be done by expert contractors regularly

  • Mum 'lured to death by fake drug deal'

    28 November 2013 7:48 AM 17

    A mother-of-four was stabbed and bashed to death after being lured by a fake drug deal, a murder trial heard today. Prosecutor Linda Petrusa told the Supreme Court jury in the joint trial of Bradley Wayne Harvey and Michael Adam Kurdziel that Nicolle Bates had been suffering issues with drugs when she was killed by her ex-partner Mr Harvey. Ms Petrusa

  • Vic journos warned, don't come knocking

    28 November 2013 7:44 AM 11

    That's the message from Victorian Speaker Ken Smith who says politicians' parliamentary offices are out of bounds for journalists. Mr Smith told parliament journalists should ring MPs rather than knocking on their doors and they shouldn't wander the corridors. He said while his doors were always open to the media, he had received complaints from members

  • NSW bushfire clean up to start

    28 November 2013 6:58 AM 11

    Published: 7:52PM Thursday November 28, 2013 Source: AAP The clean up of homes destroyed in the Blue Mountains bushfire will begin on the weekend, the NSW government says. NSW Police and Emergency Services Minister Michael Gallacher said commonwealth and state assistance would mean the cost of the work, which will start on Saturday, would not be deducted

  • Prosecutors call for third trial for Ronald Pennington accused of 1992 murder

    28 November 2013 4:37 AM 13

    The Supreme Court has been told prosecutors have decided that an elderly man should face a third trial over the death of a woman who disappeared more than 20 years ago. Ronald Leslie Pennington, 84, was charged over the murder of Cariad Andersen-Slater who disappeared in 1992 aged 42. Her bones were found by construction workers in 2011 at a property