Medical notes suggest Steven Freeman was admitted to the jail's methadone program without a urine test that might have revealed whether he was lying about his drug use, his inquest has heard.
Alexandra Back is a reporter with The Canberra Times
An inquest into the death of Indigenous inmate Steven Freeman has heard he was admitted to the prison methadone program two days before he died, despite no record he was ever using heroin.
Accessory to murder accused Marc Urlich tells court he was asleep in motel room on night of alleged crime
Marc Urlich, the Victorian man accused of helping his brother dump a dead man's body, gave alibi evidence on Thursday in the hopes of avoiding a Supreme Court trial on a charge of accessory to murder.
Four teenagers accused of extorting men using the gay hook-up app Grindr allegedly threatened to "out" their targets as paedophiles.
Stephen Raymond Stubbs, the Canberra criminal solicitor who was found guilty last year of fraud, was jailed in the 1970s for dishonesty offences, a court has heard.
Oxley man Timothy Smith-Brown died when he crashed while attempting to evade police in 2015.
Justice Amanda Tonkin was sworn in to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia at a ceremony on Thursday.
A Theodore man who police believe is a member of a bikie gang pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a series of weapons and drug charges.
A Flynn man who told police anyone who denied being attracted to children was lying has been sentenced to prison for possessing and sending child pornography.
A Calwell woman who was suing the Canberra Hospital and two doctors over alleged failures stemming from migraine drug treatment has settled the case for $12 million.