Fri, 24 May 2013 02:26:54 GMT
Bob Hawke pays tribute to former wife Hazel
BOB Hawke has paid tribute to former wife Hazel, saying he remembers the mother of his three children with deep affection. Mr Hawke issued a statement through his office today, following his Mrs Hawke's death a yesterday aged 83. "I remember Hazel with ...
Hazel Hawke more than just a wife and mother, says former PM Bob Hawke
Hazel Hawke remembered in home state of WA
More than a wife and mother: Bob pays tribute to Hazel
Fri, 24 May 2013 04:20:37 GMT
Cars fall into river as Washington State bridge collapses
THE major highway bridge linking Seattle with Canada and the rest of the Pacific Northwest region collapsed, dumping at least a handful of vehicles and people into a river, the Washington State Patrol said. There were no immediate reports of deaths.
I-5 Bridge Collapse Sends Cars, People...
US road bridge collapses into Skagit River, Washington
Bridge collapse in Washington state sends cars and people into water
Fri, 24 May 2013 04:04:27 GMT
Man's body found under Woolloongabba home
Police attend a Woolloongabba house where a man was found dead. Photo: Alyshia Gates, Channel 9, via Twitter. A man's body has been found beneath an inner-Brisbane house and it may have been there for up to three days, police suspect.
Man's body found on Brisbane street
Fri, 24 May 2013 03:59:49 GMT
AFL player's stalker 'wanted romance'
A Melbourne man who stalked AFL player Alex Rance organised a "gay orgy" at Rance's family home because he could not cope with being rejected, a court has heard. Scott Thomas, 35, of Prahran, befriended the Richmond defender in 2011 after creating a ...
Fake doctor obsessed with Richmond star Alex Rance, court hears
Fri, 24 May 2013 00:53:32 GMT
Shots fired at CSG protest
A QGC contractor (left) and protestor Dayne Pratzky (orange) at QGC's Kenya gas field during the ongoing protest. Photo: Toowoomba Chronicle. Three shots have reportedly been fired at the site of a coal seam gas protest in Queensland. More than 40 ...
'Shots fired' at Qld coal seam gas protest
Gun shots heard at CSG protests
Shots fired at CSG protests at Chinchilla on western Darling Downs
Fri, 24 May 2013 03:42:49 GMT
Sydney Morning Herald
3D-printed gun 'will kill', police warn
Sydney Morning Herald
Police have warned of the threat from a plastic gun that "will kill at both ends". The gun only costs $35 to make on a 3D printer, with instructions downloaded from the internet. NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione said on Friday police easily made two ...
NSW Police build and test homemade guns
3D printing turns deadly as untraceable guns hit the street
NSW Police 'terrified' 3D plastic guns will make way to Sydney streets
Fri, 24 May 2013 04:14:15 GMT
Sky News Australia
WA man in court over murder and robberies
A 24-YEAR-OLD man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Richard Travis Holloway, who was killed in his South Perth home earlier this month. It is alleged John Paul Crossland killed the 42-year-old Mr Holloway on May 11. His body was found ...
Court appearance over South Perth murder
Man charged over murder, robbery
WA man charged with murder and robberies
Fri, 24 May 2013 04:22:46 GMT
Youngest MP backs gay marriage
Queensland Liberal backbencher Wyatt Roy, 23, says he wants coalition MPs to have a conscience vote on the issue. ''I support the right of same-sex couples to have their loving and committed relationships recognised in state-sanctioned marriage,'' Mr Roy ...
Coalition MP Wyatt Roy, 23, supports gay marriage
Rudd can't resist the limelight
Wyatt Roy follows Kevin Rudd in backing gay marriage
Fri, 24 May 2013 02:20:25 GMT
'Wait til you see it, Dad': Father and son jailed over daring heist
Showing no emotion, a father and son stood next to each other in court as they were jailed for four years on Friday over a daring, professional burglary which netted nearly $1 million in cash, gold and jewellery. Phillip See, 34, an unemployed former law ...
Fri, 24 May 2013 03:35:09 GMT
Man jailed for four years for strangling mother
A man who strangled his elderly mother during an argument at their home in the New South Wales southern highlands will spend at least four years behind bars. Terrence Kain phoned his sister one night in February 2011 and simply said: "Mum's dead.
'I lost it': jailed man can't remember killing mother due to alcohol-induced dementia
Four years jail for son who strangled mum