Premiership-winning NRL coach Des Hasler has told an inquest into a rising star's death that there were no "red flags" about the player's physical capability.
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President Joe Biden won't be charged over his handling of secret papers, but he's hit back at a prosecutor who called him an "elderly man with a poor memory".
The Ballarat community is still hopeful of finding missing mother Samantha Murphy six days after she disappeared as the State Emergency Service stands down.
An 18-year-old man will face a Mt Isa court charged with murder after a 34-year-old man died of stab wounds.
There are calls for a permanent police beat to be established at a shopping centre where a Queensland grandmother was fatally stabbed.
Queensland police have charged an 18-year-old man with murder over the shooting death of a 29-year-old woman believed known to him.
A finding Ben Roberts-Smith ordered the execution of a prisoner after the discovery of a weapons cache was alarming and should be rejected, a court has heard.
A woman charged with murdering two of her children has been released on bail with a judge saying there are significant shortcomings in the prosecution's cases.
A notorious gangland figure warned drug kingpin Tony Mokbel about barrister-turned-informant Nicola Gobbo once he was extradited back to Australia.
New details have emerged about how police allege a Colombian man was murdered, as two of his accused killers faced court.
A Queensland man and woman have been charged with murder after allegedly denying their sick toddler medical treatment.
The Queensland government has issued a plea to magistrates after it was revealed a boy was out on bail when he allegedly stabbed a grandmother in a car park.
Police are concerned about the out-of-character disappearance of Ballarat mum Samantha Murphy, who vanished after going for an early morning run.
Police are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man in Mt Isa in northwest Queensland following reports of a stabbing.
A man who abused former Australian of the Year Grace Tame when she was a child could change his plea of not guilty to allegations he harassed her online.
A woman who claims to have been raped by rugby star Kurtley Beale has been labelled "manipulative" by his lawyer in a closing address to his trial's jury.
Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel has completed his third day of evidence in the Victorian Supreme Court as he tries to fight drug-trafficking convictions.
Netflix star Matt Wright and his aviation company have been hit with a suite of new WorkSafe charges over a fatal chopper crash that killed his co-star.
A jury has been discharged in the trial of a woman accused of murdering her 26-year-old son by giving him an overdose of prescription drugs in a fruit smoothie.
A woman who accused rugby star Kurtley Beale of rape has been "staunchly consistent" in her version of the events, a NSW court has heard.
Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel has given evidence in the Victorian Supreme Court as he tries to fight his drug trafficking convictions.
Queensland's Court of Appeal has dismissed applications by Clive Palmer and his Coolum resort relating to charges before Brisbane Magistrates Court.
A trucking boss has denied his worker told him he was tired before getting into a 19-tonne semi-trailer and ploughing into four police officers.
Kurtley Beale called his player-agent Isaac Moses and told him he had "messed up", after being confronted with sexual assault allegations, a court has heard.
A Tasmanian judge accused of emotional abuse or intimidation, as well as assault, has failed to appear in court because he was feeling unwell.
Investigators are unsure how or why fugitive sex killer Trent Jennings allegedly acquired a bag of authentic police uniforms.
A woman who claims rugby star Kurtley Beale sexually assaulted her in a pub toilet was worried she wouldn't be believed, a jury has been told
Findings that Ben Roberts-Smith was involved in war crimes were based on implausible evidence, speculation and illogical leaps, an appeals court has heard.
Three people, including a doctor, have pleaded not guilty to charges relating to the removal of children from Queensland to NSW.
A former Manly player says their training was a "nine out of 10" for intensity on the day Keith Titmuss had a seizure and later died.
A judge's dismissal of evidence from Ben Roberts-Smith and his military colleagues did not mean he cruelly executed defenceless prisoners, a court has heard.