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A couple who bashed a good Samaritan after he tried to help when they crashed their stolen car have argued their sentences were too harsh. Are you in sticky situation with the law? Or have you suddenly found yourself on the other side of the thin blue line? Whether you are guilty or not, here’s what to expect when you are facing criminal proceedings. A drugged-up couple who bashed a man when he stopped to help after they crashed their stolen car have argued their sentences for their brutal crimes were too harsh. Baroch Baroch and Mawut Ater filed an…

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A Queensland woman has been charged with domestic violence offences after allegedly stabbing a man. Police were called to a home on Main Street in Dutton Park, Brisbane, at about 6.30pm yesterday. Investigators will allege a 47-year-old Bowen Hills woman stabbed a 49-year-old Kangaroo Point man in the stomach with a knife. The pair are known to each other, police said. The man suffered serious injuries and remains in hospital. The woman was arrested and charged with one count each of wounding and contravening a domestic violence order. She was refused bail ahead of her appearance in court today.

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A confronting incident of violence outside a Gold Coast pub, in which security guards pushed a man and woman down a flight of stairs, has been caught on camera. The footage was captured by another patron who was also outside the Grand Hotel in Labrador about 11pm on Saturday. It shows a violent altercation between a man and woman and three male security guards.

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One thing to know right now: Crackdown vow in Sydney’s latest gang shooting Here’s the lowdown: NSW police announced another new taskforce to investigate a recent spate of deadly shootings in Sydney after Saturday saw the third fatal gang-related shooting in the city in three weeks Detectives are examining several possible theories from Saturday’s attack, including whether the latest victim was targeted for planning a revenge attack, the ABC understands Rami Iskander was fatally shot outside his Belmore home, in Sydney’s south-west, on Saturday morning. His uncle was underworld figure Mahmoud “Brownie” Ahmad, who was gunned down in Greenacre last month Rami Iskanker (left), who was fatally shot on Saturday. His uncle Mahmoud “Brownie” Ahmad was also murdered earlier…

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A learner driver has been jailed for dragging a man more than 80 metres under his car and leaving him to die in 2019. Floyd Hennessy, 22, and friend Brandon Cummings, 20, were in a Dingley Village street, south-east of Melbourne, in the early hours of December 20. They were trying to steal work tools from parked cars, the court heard. Hennessy said he wanted to sell the tools and use the money to buy Christmas presents for his family. The two men didn’t know that Peter Stojanovic was at a friend’s party on Toorak Drive, when he noticed the would-be thieves on…

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Outback Queensland traffic authorities record five incidents in two weeks, prompting police warning Luckily neither of the two travellers in this caravan rollover sustained major injuries when it crashed on the Mitchell Highway in early May.(Supplied: QPS) Help keep family & friends informed by sharing this article Lindsay Liston knew what was about to happen before it unfolded before his eyes. Key points: Three out of five crashes on south-west Queensland roads in the past fortnight involved caravans Emergency responders want caravan owners to do training before leaving home Speed, fatigue and incorrectly loaded caravans are common issues leading to crashes As…

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Man wrestles free from freshwater crocodile attack at Lawn Hill in outback Queensland The attack occurred at Lawn Hill Gorge in Boodjamulla National Park, which was used in a Tourism Australia Crocodile Dundee ad campaign.(Supplied: Tourism & Events Queensland. ) Help keep family & friends informed by sharing this article A man is “lucky to be alive” after he wrestled free from the jaws of a freshwater crocodile after it attacked him in remote north-west Queensland on Sunday, authorities say. Key points: The freshwater crocodile latched on to the man’s arm while he was swimming Other tourists were able to transport…

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Sydney news: NSW Health cracking down on illegal vaping, warning large fines apply More than $3m of illegal vaping products have seized since July 1, 2020. (ABC News: Tim Swanston) More than $1m worth of illegal nicotine vapes seized The state government is taking a “zero-tolerance approach” to illegal vaping, announcing it has seized more than $1 million worth of illegal e-cigarettes and liquids this year. NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant said retailers selling illegal vapes containing nicotine were being put on notice. She said young people believed vapes were just “flavoured water”, but in reality, they contained poisonous chemicals which could cause…

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