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Body of teen boy located after Lake Nagambie swimming tragedy

Body of teen boy located after Lake Nagambie swimming tragedy

Police believe the 17-year-old Kangaroo Flat boy got into difficulty at around 5pm on Saturday.

  • by Ashleigh McMillan

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Dozens killed as bus swept away by floodwaters in Kenya

Dozens killed as bus swept away by floodwaters in Kenya

At least 20 people drowned on Saturday when a bus carrying a group of religious faithful was swept away by floodwaters as the driver tried to cross a river in the eastern Kenyan county of Kitui, the county governor said.

Baldwin does not feel responsible for shooting, assumed gun was safe
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Baldwin does not feel responsible for shooting, assumed gun was safe

In an emotional television interview Baldwin says he assumed the gun he was holding was empty of live bullets before it went off and killed a cinematographer on the set of Rust.

  • by Jill Serjeant and Brendan O'Brien
Boy, 3, killed after being hit by car near Glebe childcare centre

Boy, 3, killed after being hit by car near Glebe childcare centre

Emergency services were called to Glebe Street, in Sydney’s inner west, on Friday morning following report a child had been hit by a car.

  • by Daniella White
‘Made those around him smile’: Top jockey’s body found after water search off Gold Coast

‘Made those around him smile’: Top jockey’s body found after water search off Gold Coast

Police said the body of jockey Chris Caserta had been found about 200 metres offshore near the sand pumping jetty at Main Beach. 

  • by Cloe Read
Man’s body recovered after overturned kayak found on Nepean River

Man’s body recovered after overturned kayak found on Nepean River

Emergency services received reports of a man “calling for assistance” before he disappeared in the water. Police divers located a body shortly after 6pm.

  • by Sarah McPhee
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Young jockey feared drowned after late-night Gold Coast swim

Young jockey feared drowned after late-night Gold Coast swim

Chris Caserta, 26, sparked a Queensland police search when he went for a swim with trackwork rider Amy Graham about 10pm on Wednesday and did not return.

  • by Sam Phillips
Truck driver charged over man’s death after argument on Sydney’s north shore
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Truck driver charged over man’s death after argument on Sydney’s north shore

The man was hit by the truck following an argument as he grabbed onto the front passenger side while the truck tried to drive away, police say.

  • by Sarah McPhee and Daniella White
‘I didn’t pull the trigger’: Alec Baldwin on fatal movie set shooting

‘I didn’t pull the trigger’: Alec Baldwin on fatal movie set shooting

Baldwin, who was holding a gun he was told was safe when it went off, spoke in his first full interview about the October 21 shooting in New Mexico.

  • by Jill Serjeant
Man’s body found inside ute swept away by floodwaters

Man’s body found inside ute swept away by floodwaters

The 73-year-old was found about two hours after divers were sent to search the submerged vehicle on Wednesday afternoon.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Teenager to plead guilty over Perth CBD attack that left soccer prodigy Danny Hodgson fighting for life

Teenager to plead guilty over Perth CBD attack that left soccer prodigy Danny Hodgson fighting for life

The 15-year-old boy charged with attacking soccer prodigy Danny Hodgson, leaving him fighting for his life, has indicated he will plead guilty.

  • by Holly Thompson