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14 January 2018 2:05 AM Mexican journalist killed amid wave of violence against media

Mexico City: A journalist was killed on Saturday in the northern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, adding to a wave of violence in one of the world's most dangerous countries for media workers. Dominguez was an independent journalist who wrote a political column. In one of his last publications, he lamented the growing political violence that has struck Mexico 9

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 16

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

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

21 December 2017 1:20 AM Kylie Maybury's killer gets life in prison

The man who murdered six-year-old Kylie Maybury 33 years ago will almost certainly die in prison, after being ordered to serve at least 28 years in jail. Gregory Keith Davies, 75 and in poor health, was on Thursday jailed for life for the rape and murder of Kylie on Melbourne Cup Day 1984 in East Preston. Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry set a minimum 47

20 December 2017 10:03 PM Woman charged with stabbing husband to death in Brisbane

A woman has been charged with murder after allegedly stabbing her husband to death in Brisbane’s west. Their four-year-old son was in bed at the time but did not witness the stabbing, police said. Paramedics were called to the home on Fig Tree Pocket Road in Chapel Hill about 9pm and rushed the 35-year-old man to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital 51

18 December 2017 1:31 PM Lebanon detains suspect in murder of British embassy worker Rebecca Dykes

Beirut: Lebanese security forces have arrested a Lebanese taxi driver suspected of killing Rebecca Dykes, a British woman who worked at the British embassy in Beirut and was found dead on Saturday, a security source said. The source said preliminary investigations showed the motive was purely criminal, not political. Lebanon's NNA news agency reported 57

12 December 2017 8:23 AM Former Canberra criminal lawyer Stephen Stubbs loses appeal in ACT court

The ACT Court of Appeal on Monday dismissed disgraced criminal lawyer Stephen Stubbs' appeal over his convictions for fraud. Stubbs, 64, was last year tried and found guilty by a jury of 14 counts of dishonestly obtaining property by deception. The crimes concerned legal work Stubbs had performed for a client, Alexander Duffy, who was accused of involvement 84

12 December 2017 5:18 AM Canning Vale carnage: Man, 35, charged over McDonald's brawl

A Canning Vale man accused of being involved in a youth brawl outside Canning Vale McDonald's linked to the death of a teenage boy has been charged with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. The 35-year-old man was arrested on Monday night and has been refused bail. The man is the second person charged in relation to a string of violent incidents in Canning 88