A 76-year-old man has admitted to killing his wife, but pleaded not guilty to murder, saying she was berating him for hours before the shooting.
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Mourners at a Brisbane church have farewelled grandmother Vyleen White, who was fatally stabbed outside a suburban shopping centre.
NSW Police have been asked not to march at Sydney's Mardi Gras, sparking concerns of setting back an already fraught relationship with the LGBTIQ community.
A man has been arrested a week after a woman was shot in the leg as she was getting into a car north of Brisbane.
A policeman who was acquitted of murder after he shot and killed an Indigenous teen during an arrest has denied lying at his criminal trial.
Flowers adorn a house where two men were allegedly slain by a police officer, with investigators searching a rural property where their bodies were found.
The bodies of a man and woman have been found in a Queensland home after a welfare check.
Clive Palmer claims to have helped set a precedent against COVID-19 vaccine mandates after a court found emergency service workers were given unlawful orders.
Queensland is almost doubling the capacity of its youth detention system in a bid to keep the community safe amid an outcry over juvenile crime.
Former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann will face a committal hearing later this year to determine if there is enough evidence for rape charges to go to trial.
Police found an accused car thief in a building's ceiling before the man allegedly escaped, climbed onto a roof and started throwing glass at officers.
Police are appealing for information after discovering a second vehicle may have been involved in two 22-year-old cold cases.
The Queensland government has released youth reoffender data as they proceed with changes set to allow greater children's court access for media and victims.
NSW Police have been asked not to march in the Sydney Mardi Gras parade, sparking concerns of a setback in an already fraught relationship.
Former NT constable Zachary Rolfe has told an inquest into the death of an Indigenous man that racism is endemic in the force, sparking a police investigation.
Police have found the bodies of two missing men who investigators allege were killed in Sydney by a NSW officer, who gave them information about their location.
There is nothing wrong with preferring advice from people you like, lawyers for Gladys Berejiklian have said in a bid to quash corruption findings against her.
A triple zero call made from Jessie Baird's phone after shots were heard in his Sydney home may have been the first of several cover-ups by his alleged killer.
Former Constable Zachary Rolfe, who shot and killed teenager Kumanjayi Walker in 2019, has given evidence about the arrest of a child a year earlier.
ICAC says it acted properly in finding ex-NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian engaged in corruption because of her secret relationship with Liberal MP Daryl Maguire.
Two top waste firms and their former bosses have been punished for taking part in the "most egregious form of anti-competitive behaviour".
The federal government is set to investigate allegations of misconduct at the Anindilyakwa Land Council after a damning audit.
Notable Russians are appealing to the country's authorities to return Alexei Navalny's body to his family, after the death of the Kremlin critic in prison.
Sergeant Lee Bauwens has wrapped up giving evidence in the inquest into the death of Kumanjayi Walker, four years after he was shot dead in his home.
Bruce Shillingsworth Jr has been given an 18-month suspended prison sentence for his role in a fire at Old Parliament House that caused $5.2 million in damages.
NSW Police are still searching for two men after a serving officer, who dated one of the alleged victims, was charged with two counts of murder.
The parents of a 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death have endured a multi-year ordeal in the legal system due to the two killers' appeal and retrial.
A 15-year-old boy, who admitted firing three shots at his school sending it into lockdown, told West Australian police he planned to kill people and himself.
Friends of two men feared murdered have left flowers outside a Sydney home as former colleagues posted condolences on social media.
An ally of the late opposition leader Alexei Navalny says that Russian authorities have given his mother a deadline to agree to forgo a public funeral.
The body of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been handed over to his mother, a spokeswoman says.