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Farmer subjected six young women to unwanted massages and sexual assaults, court told

Farmer subjected six young women to unwanted massages and sexual assaults, court told

Gregory Richard Douglas is on trial accused of sexual and indecent assaults against six young women, including five backpackers, who did volunteer work on his Peelwood farm between 2014 and 2019.

  • by Jenny Noyes

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Who is the ex-police officer found guilty of murder in George Floyd case?

Who is the ex-police officer found guilty of murder in George Floyd case?

Before he was convicted of murder and manslaughter over the killing of George Floyd, Derek Chauvin had patrolled the streets of Minneapolis for almost 20 years.

  • by Stephen Montemayor, Jennifer Bjorhus and Matt McKinney
Like a Bourne movie about the real world, Khashoggi murder doco is ‘astonishing’
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Like a Bourne movie about the real world, Khashoggi murder doco is ‘astonishing’

The Dissident is about much more than who killed the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. We already know that.

  • by Paul Byrnes
Pair jailed over plot to fly 271kg of ice over the Pacific

Pair jailed over plot to fly 271kg of ice over the Pacific

An accountant and a pilot helped hatch an elaborate scheme to fly a quarter of a tonne of the drug ice from the US into Melbourne in a light aircraft.

  • by Adam Cooper
Sydney teacher pleads guilty to sex with underage student

Sydney teacher pleads guilty to sex with underage student

High school teacher Monica Elizabeth Young, 24, pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated sexual intercourse with a child under 16.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Doorknocking to expose a dark secret: Home searched 27 years after woman’s murder

Doorknocking to expose a dark secret: Home searched 27 years after woman’s murder

A Waratah home is being forensically examined after police received new information about a possible “domestic incident” before Melissa Hunt was found dead in a dam in the NSW Hunter in 1994.

  • by Sarah McPhee
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Ex-police officer arrested over fatal shooting of three people in Texas

Ex-police officer arrested over fatal shooting of three people in Texas

Authorities said former Texas sheriff’s deputy Stephen Broderick was arrested about 30 kilometres from the scene of the weekend attack.

  • by Jim Vertuno and Paul J Weber
State sues former education bigwig in fresh bid to recoup up to $6 million
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State sues former education bigwig in fresh bid to recoup up to $6 million

The civil lawsuit comes after prosecutors were able to recover just $95,000 as part of a deal that saw Nino Napoli plead guilty to two charges last year.

  • by Chris Vedelago
Man accused of Caboolture double murder in court, as friend describes victim

Man accused of Caboolture double murder in court, as friend describes victim

The man accused of killing two men in a shooting incident north of Brisbane at the weekend has been remanded in custody.

  • by Cloe Read
Man allegedly uploaded abuse material, owned ‘child-like sex doll’

Man allegedly uploaded abuse material, owned ‘child-like sex doll’

The report to police from the US indicated a person, believed to be in Queensland, was uploading child abuse material using a Google account.

  • by Cloe Read
Brothers charged after ride-share driver knocked unconscious

Brothers charged after ride-share driver knocked unconscious

Two brothers have been charged with assault after an Ola ride-share driver was knocked unconscious during an alleged confrontation in north-west Sydney early on Sunday morning.

  • by Kate Aubusson and Sarah McPhee