Shooters Party founder John Tingle dies aged 90
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Shooters Party founder John Tingle dies aged 90

ABC journalist Laura Tingle paid tribute to her father’s “extraordinary life” after the former NSW upper house member died on Friday.

  • bySally Rawsthorne andGeorgina Mitchell

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Actor Anne Heche in a critical condition following fiery car crash

Actor Anne Heche in a critical condition following fiery car crash

The actor was hospitalised on Friday after the car she was driving allegedly hit a house and erupted in flames,according to reports.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
Splendour in the Grass patrons urged to watch for signs of meningococcal disease after festivalgoer dies

Splendour in the Grass patrons urged to watch for signs of meningococcal disease after festivalgoer dies

Two attendees of the Byron Bay Festival contracted the disease;one has since died.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
‘Cocaine drought’ as $280m worth of Netflix-branded blocks seized

‘Cocaine drought’ as $280m worth of Netflix-branded blocks seized

Twenty-eight denim bags,each containing a 25-kilogram brick of cocaine branded with the word Netflix and the numerals 5 and 365,were seized by authorities.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
‘Complex operation’:Body of stonemason killed by falling scaffolding at school removed
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‘Complex operation’:Body of stonemason killed by falling scaffolding at school removed

The man was working as a stonemason at Fort Street High School when he was fatally injured by falling scaffolding and concrete.

  • bySarah Keoghan andSally Rawsthorne
Sexual assault reaches all-time high across Australia:bureau of statistics

Sexual assault reaches all-time high across Australia:bureau of statistics

Sexual assault rose 13 per cent last year compared with 2020 as data from the bureau revealed on Thursday that 85 people a day were sexually assaulted in 2021.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
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Police seek two further arrests in Germany over Simone Strobel murder

Police seek two further arrests in Germany over Simone Strobel murder

As Tobias Moran faced a Sydney court for the first time after being charged with Simone Strobel’s 2005 murder,police are now looking for two people they believe helped cover up the killing.

  • byJenny Noyes andSally Rawsthorne
Seventeen years later,murdered backpacker’s boyfriend charged over her death

Seventeen years later,murdered backpacker’s boyfriend charged over her death

Toby Moran was extradited from Perth on Wednesday by detectives investigating the 2005 murder of German backpacker Simone Strobel in Lismore.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
Second man charged over ‘meticulous assassination’ of Mahmoud ‘Brownie’ Ahmad

Second man charged over ‘meticulous assassination’ of Mahmoud ‘Brownie’ Ahmad

Detectives will allege that Jason Laria was involved in planning the fatal shooting of the underworld figure as he left a Ramadan celebration in April.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
Sydney kickboxer extradited from Thailand charged with alleged Leichhardt murder

Sydney kickboxer extradited from Thailand charged with alleged Leichhardt murder

Almost eight years after Bradley Dillon was fatally shot and stabbed in Leichhardt,one of his alleged killers has been extradited from Thailand to face a murder charge.

  • bySally Rawsthorne
Rain to ease before returning in Sydney,as Splendour given green light

Rain to ease before returning in Sydney,as Splendour given green light

Day two of Splendour in the Grass will get under way as planned on Saturday after torrential rain caused the cancellation of the first day of the event,the festival’s organisers have announced.

  • bySally Rawsthorne andOsman Faruqi