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19 September 2017 5:23 AM Springvale bank fire: CCTV shows 'pandemonium' as customers flee arson attack

A Melbourne court has released confronting CCTV of an asylum seeker from Myanmar setting fire to a bank at Springvale, in Melbourne's south-east, in an "act of retribution" for being kept waiting to make a withdrawal. Security vision from inside the Commonwealth Bank branch shows Nur Islam, 22, pouring petrol on the ground between the ATMs inside the front 12

19 September 2017 3:54 AM Stabbed mother Lanell Latta looked after son charged with killing her

THE mum found dead in Avalon, on Sydney’s northern beaches, cared for and protected her son. He’s now been charged with her murder. LANELL Latta cared for her son at a psychiatric facility on Sydney’s northern beaches before he allegedly murdered her, friends exclusively told news.com.au. Friends spoke of Ms Latta’s “beautiful soul” a day after she was found 13

18 September 2017 3:00 AM Backlash after ‘Vote No’ skywriting appears above Sydney

THE company that wrote ‘Vote No’ in the sky above Sydney has faced a flood of abuse after their contact details were circulated. The words “vote no” appeared four times over the city on Sunday morning, a day after the Coalition for Marriage launched its campaign against same-sex marriage. A grassroots campaigner against same-sex marriage crowd-funded 20

15 September 2017 5:34 PM Thorburn to appeal four-year sentence

Trent Thorburn will seek to appeal his four year sentence for incest and perjury relating to the case of his foster sister Tiahleigh Palmer, despite being due to be released early next year. Thorburn was sentenced in Brisbane on Thursday after earlier pleading guilty to four charges including perjury and admitting he'd had a sexual encounter with 12-year-old 8

15 September 2017 11:17 AM Ipswich City Council CEO accused of taking development bribe

Stood-down Ipswich Council boss Jim Lindsay agreed to take a bribe from a building contractor in relation to a development application, police will allege. Cashmere man Wayne Francis Innes, 57, is due to front the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday, accused of fraud, pretending to be someone else and official corruption, among other charges. The corruption 14

15 September 2017 8:16 AM Ipswich council contractor Wayne Innes charged with official corruption

An Ipswich City Council contractor has been charged with official corruption, fraud and misconduct in the latest arrests in the region, Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission says. The ABC understands the contractor is 57-year-old Wayne Francis Innes, who is due to front the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday. It comes a day after Ipswich council 9

15 September 2017 12:50 AM Ipswich council's deputy mayor Paul Tully to stand down

An emotional Ipswich Mayor, Andrew Antoniolli, has promised greater transparency and accountability after another senior staffer was charged, adding his deputy had also agreed to stand down from the role. Cr Antoniolli announced on Friday his deputy mayor, Paul Tully, had "agreed to stand down" at next Tuesday's council meeting, however he did not provide 12

15 September 2017 12:39 AM Justine Damond: Police union boss defends officer who killed Australian woman

Just one day after the completion of the investigation into the fatal shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond, the Minneapolis police union boss has spoken out in defence of the officer who shot her. In a letter published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Lieutenant Bob Kroll questioned the "lack of professionalism" and objectivity of the top prosecutor 14

14 September 2017 10:48 AM Martin Shkreli jailed after post offering money for Hillary Clinton's hair

A US judge has jailed former pharmaceuticals company boss Martin Shkreli after finding that he violated his bail on a securities fraud conviction with a social media posting she agreed posed a threat to Hillary Clinton. Defence attorneys had argued at a hearing in federal court in Brooklyn that the post by Shkreli, offering a $5,000 bounty to anyone 29

14 September 2017 12:24 AM Martin Shkreli 'Pharma Bro' has bail revoked, heads to jail over Facebook post about Hillary Clinton

Former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli has had his bail revoked over a threat made against Hillary Clinton and will sit behind bars ahead of sentencing for securities fraud. In a Facebook post last week Shkreli encouraged people to grab samples of Hillary Clinton's hair and said he would pay them $US5,000 ($6,262) per sample. "The Clinton 9