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9 January 2018 12:37 AM Carer charged with murdering toddler in central west NSW

A woman has been charged with murder over the 2015 death of a toddler who was in her care. The 20-month-old boy died at hospital on March 23 that year, and police began investigating. Emergency services had been called to a home in Neilrex, south of Coonabarabran, following reports the boy was coughing and not breathing at 5.15am on the day he died. The 40-year-old 17

7 January 2018 2:17 AM 'If astronauts have a hero, that hero is John Young': plaudits flow for NASA's longest-serving astronaut

John Young, NASA's longest-serving astronaut, who flew in space six times, walked on the moon, commanded the first space shuttle and became the conscience of the astronaut corps, advocating for safety reforms in the wake of the 1986 Challenger disaster, has died at his home in Houston. He was 87. NASA announced his death, citing complications from pneumonia 16

3 January 2018 8:37 AM Man stabbed to death in Bendigo

A man has died after he was stabbed outside a house a Bendigo Wednesday afternoon. The man was found outside a home in King Street, Bendigo at about 12.30pm with life-threatening injuries. The man was located outside the address with serious life-threatening injuries. The man who is yet to be formally identified was taken to hospital where he died a short 21

3 January 2018 6:46 AM Danny Green wishes 'foul mutt' an 'obscenely painful death' after prison attack

WA boxer Danny Green has taken to social media to congratulate the person who put murderer Trudi Lenon in hospital. Lenon, who sustained burns to 30 per cent of her body after having boiling water thrown on her, is awaiting sentencing in Bandyup Women's Prison for the murder of Aaron Pajich. She remains in hospital following the attack which happened 22

2 January 2018 3:58 AM Father dead, son charged with murder on Palm Island

A man has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing his father to death on a north Queensland island. Police were called to the Palm Island home about 4.50pm on Monday to reports a man had been stabbed in the neck. The 52-year-old man was rushed to the island’s hospital before being airlifted to Townsville Hospital, about 70 kilometres to the south 23

29 December 2017 1:54 AM Motorcyclist, 22, killed in crash near Canberra

A young motorcyclist has died after crashing into a pole near Queanbeyan. Emergency services were called to the scene about 10pm on Thursday following reports a motorbike has crashed into a sign at Crestwood. It was the second death on Thursday, after a 72-year-old woman was killed when her van clipped a truck and flipped on the Hume Highway south of Gunning 31

28 December 2017 11:44 AM Man charged over Christmas Day death of Byron DJ

A man has been charged with murder after the death of a local DJ in Byron Bay on Christmas Day. Chris Bradley, 28, collapsed at a home on Carlyle Street in Byron Bay about 11.30pm on Monday. Emergency services rushed to the scene, but Mr Bradley was unable to be revived and he died at the property. Police from the Tweed and Byron Local Area Command launched 30

27 December 2017 3:48 PM Sydney man burns 12 pigeons to death

A man has been charged after a pigeon coop was torched, killing 12 birds in Sydney's south. A Rosebery resident was woken by a neighbour telling him his bird coop was on fire on Wednesday morning. Firefighters arrived to extinguish the blaze but 12 of the 37 pigeons were killed. Police arrested a 33-year-old man and searched a nearby home where they found 37

22 December 2017 1:29 PM Aspiring young cyclist killed after being hit by a car near Bendigo

The Australian cycling community is in mourning after the tragic death of an aspiring young athlete who was hit and killed by a car near Bendigo, just days before Christmas. Cycling Australia has named the cyclist as Jason Lowndes, and his current team Israel Cycling Academy confirmed his death in social media posts. Israel Cycling Academy issued a statement 29

20 December 2017 10:03 PM Man dies in car crash on Plenty Road in Preston

A man has died after losing control of his car on Plenty Road in Preston and slamming into a power pole and a brick fence. The crash took place about 12.30am this morning and the man died at the scene. A male pedestrian was struck by debris from the collision and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police will prepare a report for the coroner 43