Police are searching for the bodies of two men who were allegedly murdered by a serving officer, who dated one of the couple.
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A woman is set to appear in court months after a house fire killed a father and his five boys on Russell Island near Brisbane, devastating the local community.
A man who helped carry out the infamous Snowtown murders is set to be released from prison, after more than two decades behind bars.
A man who drove interstate with a bag of cash to assist an international drug deal instead found himself targeted by undercover police.
A program that tries to break the cycle for Indigenous juvenile offenders by sending them to regional areas rather than detention centres will be expanded.
A 26-year-old woman will face court over a crash that left a Queensland MP seriously injured.
Lawyers representing the US have defended their prosecution of Julian Assange and say his actions in revealing intelligence sources were "unprecedented".
The former officer in charge of Zachary Rolfe's tactical unit said the constable was acting within his training when he fatally shot Kumanjayi Walker in 2019.
Two youths have been sentenced for their role in a violent home invasion in which a former Australian rugby international and family members were stabbed.
Julian Assange faces a wait to see whether his final bid to bring an appeal over his extradition to the United States can go ahead at the High Court in London.
Queensland Attorney-General Yvette D'Ath is set to draw the curtain on her long political career, announcing she will not contest the next state election.
A botched breast augmentation that caused the death of a woman in a Sydney clinic was a "mistake" and not due to criminal negligence, a jury has heard.
Veteran Queensland Police officer Steve Gollschewski has been named acting commissioner, ahead of Commissioner Katarina Carroll's departure next week.
Break-ins are on the rise in Queensland, with some regions recording a doubling of home theft claims according to RACQ insurance.
The blood-stained possessions of Luke Davies - the boyfriend of ex-Channel Ten reporter Jesse Baird - have been found in a Sydney skip bin.
Police say a man approached a woman as she got into a car north of Brisbane and shot her in the leg before fleeing.
A German doctor has been fined for importing an illegal drug into Australia, after more than 700 grams of GHB was found in his luggage.
A woman has told an inquest how she left her father's home to run errands and returned to find him dead from assisted dying drugs prescribed to another person.
A young child and a woman in her 40s have been found dead at a martial arts centre hours after police found a man dead in a home a few kilometres away in Sydney
A judge has delayed sentencing so a man who admitted dozens of offences can be assessed to understand the sinister and manipulative offending.
Julian Assange's lawyers have begun their final UK legal challenge to stop the WikiLeaks founder from being sent to the United States to face spying charges.
Alexei Navalny's mother has filed a lawsuit contesting Russian officials' refusal to release her son's body, the state news agency says.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's legal team is trying to stop his extradition from the United Kingdom to the United States in a two-day hearing.
Jailed writer Yang Hengjun has made the "difficult" decision not to appeal his suspended death sentence out of fear it will impede needed medical treatment.
Law enforcement agencies from several countries say they have infiltrated and disrupted a ransomware syndicate behind cyber attacks around the world.
The fallout over Katarina Carroll's decision to resign has gathered momentum, with the police union boss saying the Commissioner was treated unfairly.
A taekwondo instructor has been charged with three counts of murder over the killing of a boy and his parents in Sydney.
A friend of Jarryd Hayne will receive "nominal" defamation damages over a Seven report that claimed he stared down and spat at the ex-NRL star's rape victim.
A company has been fined $1.3 million and its owner has avoided time behind bars in Victoria's first workplace manslaughter conviction.
A prominent rights group says more than 400 people have been detained in Russia while paying tribute to opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Experts have picked apart laws that strip Australian citizenship from dual nationals convicted of serious offences, saying the powers don't increase safety.