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Fri 3 Apr 2020

‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

premium_icon ‘Wilsonton Nine’ murder accused granted bail amid virus

One of nine accused of murdering mother Debbie Combarngo has been granted bail, after a court ruled that she would be less likely to breach bail due to pandemic

Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to wife Lyn’s murder

premium_icon Chris Dawson pleads not guilty to wife Lyn’s murder

Former rugby league player Chris Dawson has formally pleaded not guilty in a Sydney court to murdering his wife Lynette after she disappeared

No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

premium_icon No bail for alleged ‘major player’ in drug syndicate

A Central Queensland man alleged to be a “major player” in a large-scale drug syndicate has been denied bail – despite $200,000 being offered as surety.

Facebook removes anti-vaxxer's coronavirus video

Facebook removes anti-vaxxer's coronavirus video

An anti-vaxxer has released a video downplaying the risk of coronavirus and encouraging Australians to ignore social distancing.

Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

premium_icon Child rapist appeals 10-year jail sentence

A convicted rapist who sexually abused two young brothers has appealed his 10-year jail sentence. WARNING DISTURBING CONTENT.

Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

premium_icon Teen charged with David Murphy’s murder gets bail

The teenager accused of killing his ex-girlfriend’s father has been granted bail while he awaits trial for murder.

Cops, lawyers set to take stand in drug accused’s bid

premium_icon Cops, lawyers set to take stand in drug accused’s bid

Phone calls are set to form key evidence for prosecutors as they fight a claim by an alleged drug boss he did not understand the charge he pleaded guilty to.

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