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19 September 2017 8:01 AM Melbourne grandmother dies on Thai holiday

A Melbourne grandmother who drowned in the surf while on holiday in Thailand has been remembered by her colleagues as "a true people person". Barbara Fistrovic, 65, was swimming at Phuket's Kamala Beach on Sunday when she was overwhelmed by powerful waves, the Phuket News reported on Monday. Lifeguards pulled her unconscious from the water but were unable 12

19 September 2017 7:37 AM What to do if your same-sex marriage survey form is stolen

A MUM was shocked to find a stash of survey forms in her yard. Online, people are boasting about stealing votes. People have reported finding masses of envelopes containing the forms intended for people to have their say on marriage reform, while others have been boasting about stealing ballots online. A Melbourne mum was yesterday shocked to discover 14

19 September 2017 6:51 AM Perth brothel madam murder: Shirley Finn told to 'shut her mouth' before death

Perth brothel madam Shirley Finn claimed she was being followed two days before her execution-style murder in 1975 and said a detective had warned her to watch her words, a woman has told an inquest. The WA Coroner's Court heard on Tuesday the mother of three, who had a big tax bill, was agitated when she visited the Mt Hawthorn house Paule Jacqueline 13

19 September 2017 6:19 AM Western Fwy closed at Ballan near Ballarat in west Victoria

A WOMAN is dead and two others on the run after a stolen van crashed into the back of a truck while trying to escape from a pursuing police car in Ballan in the state’s west. The crash occurred on the Western Fwy, about 40km east of Ballarat, about 2.30pm. Police tried to pull over the allegedly stolen van but the driver did not stop. The van then smashed 12

19 September 2017 5:44 AM Three reportedly injured in carpark crash

THREE females have reportedly been injured in a car accident in Baulkham Hills this afternoon. Just after 1pm emergency services were called to the car park of a shopping centre on Solent Circuit where three women had been hit by a car. Paramedics attended and treated one woman who was believed to have suffered a suspected broken leg. It is understood 11

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 11:39 PM ‘It’s not okay to be homophobic’: Canberra contractor sacked for ‘vote no’ Facebook post

BUSINESS owner Madlin Sims noticed her staff member was against same-sex marriage. She reacted by firing them. Madlin Sims, who runs a party entertainment company in Canberra, said she was taking a stand on the issue, likening it to employing a staff member who posted racist material online. The sacked contractor was a woman who took photos of events 16

18 September 2017 1:03 PM Man charged after woman’s body was found in home owned by supermodel Gemma Ward

SUPERMODEL Gemma Ward says she is heartbroken after a mother-of-two was allegedly killed in the star’s northern beaches rental home yesterday. Detectives were last night questioning one of the sons of Lanell Latta, 50, who was found dead in the clifftop property on Marine Pde, Avalon, at 10.45am after neighbours heard screams. Joel Woszatka, 25, was arrested 20

18 September 2017 10:23 AM Connie’s last moments: ‘She went out on top’

SAMUEL Johnson has opened up for the first time about his sister’s final moments in an emotional interview on The Project. The live interview followed a private funeral for Connie, which Samuel said went perfectly. “It seems weird to apply the word ‘perfect’ to a funeral, but it was perfect.” Samuel said “all things considered” he was doing “really well”, and assured 17

18 September 2017 8:28 AM Son charged with murder after death of Lanell Latta in Avalon home

A 25-year-old man has been charged with murder after his mother's body was found in their home in the leafy suburb of Avalon, on Sydney's northern beaches. Officers discovered the body of Lanell Latta, 50, at the home on Marine Parade in Avalon about 10.45am today, after being called to reports of an injured woman. Her son, 25-year-old Joel Woszatka 23