‘Long journey finally over’:Dramatic ending to an epic tragedy

‘Long journey finally over’:Dramatic ending to an epic tragedy

A guilty verdict in the murder of Scott Johnson finally brings some relief for his brother Steve,who has spent three decades campaigning for justice.

  • byGreg Callaghan

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‘The truth at last’:Loving brother’s defiance vindicated

‘The truth at last’:Loving brother’s defiance vindicated

For most of the 33 years until Scott White stood in a closed Sydney courtroom this week and uttered the words ‘Guilty,I am guilty,guilty’,the American IT entrepreneur Steve Johnson had endured a persistent message from the NSW Police Force about his brother’s fate.

  • byRick Feneley
Scott White convicted of 1988 ‘gay hate’ murder of Scott Johnson

Scott White convicted of 1988 ‘gay hate’ murder of Scott Johnson

White was convicted on Thursday afternoon after an unsuccessful attempt to withdraw a surprise guilty plea made in a pre-trial hearing on Monday.

  • byJenny Noyes
Couple charged with kidnapping and assaulting woman

Couple charged with kidnapping and assaulting woman

Police found an injured woman in a Woolloomooloo apartment complex after concerned neighbours called about loud noises coming from inside a unit.

  • byJenny Noyes
Del Kathryn Barton lashes collector for selling ‘undividable’ artwork

Del Kathryn Barton lashes collector for selling ‘undividable’ artwork

A defamation case between art collector Damien Vass and The Sunday Telegraph has heard conflicting claims over the sale of a five-panel work by the Archibald-winning artist.

  • byGeorgina Mitchell
Court declares NT fracking contracts invalid but minister claims vindication

Court declares NT fracking contracts invalid but minister claims vindication

The Federal Court has ruled the Morrison government’s decision to award $21 million in grants to a gas company to conduct fracking in the Northern Territory was invalid,but the minister at the centre of the dispute has also claimed the legal decision as a victory.

  • byAdam Cooper
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Slater will plead guilty to domestic violence charges if mental health application fails

Slater will plead guilty to domestic violence charges if mental health application fails

The former Australian Test cricketer is set to spend Christmas in a hospital mental health unit,in accordance with his bail conditions.

  • byJenny Noyes
From talent show to a prison cell:beatboxer behind bars

From talent show to a prison cell:beatboxer behind bars

One-time Australia’s Got Talent finalist Genesis Cerezo is facing the prospect of decades in prison,after allegedly sexually abusing a teenage girl over a three-year period.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
‘Unsafe sleeping environment’ at daycare centre ‘most likely’ led to baby’s death

‘Unsafe sleeping environment’ at daycare centre ‘most likely’ led to baby’s death

A coroner has found the placement of baby Jack Loh in a bassinet probably contributed to his death and has recommended banning their use in childcare settings.

  • byJenny Noyes
Little could have stopped driver responsible for crash that killed Falkholt family,inquest finds

Little could have stopped driver responsible for crash that killed Falkholt family,inquest finds

Craig Whitall had racked up enough demerit points to lose his licence,but an inquest has found that might not have stopped him.

  • byJenny Noyes
Michael Jennings ordered to pay ex-wife nearly $500,000,referred to NSW Police

Michael Jennings ordered to pay ex-wife nearly $500,000,referred to NSW Police

A judge has found in favour of the former NRL star’s ex-wife in a civil dispute where she accused him of verbally and sexually abusing her.

  • byJenny Noyes