Louise Hall

Louise Hall

Louise Hall is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Manisha Patel, murderer of Purvi Joshi, sought to eliminate 'romantic rival'

Louise Hall Purvi Joshi was found with bruising on her neck, a swollen face and a knife in her abdomen.

Driver with three children in car allegedly almost five times over limit

Louise Hall A woman has allegedly been caught driving almost five times over the limit with three young children in the car in Sydney's south.

Family mourn after grandmother and young boy allegedly murdered

The man arrested by police.

Ava Benny-Morrison, Louise Hall and Megan Levy Robert Timm got a call from one of his close mates on Tuesday morning asking him if he wanted to share a beer and a game of pool. 

Man who claims flu jab caused his mental illness drops case

Allegations that a flu injection caused mental illness failed to proceed in court.

Louise Hall A Sydney man who claimed his mental illness was caused by the way his GP administered a flu injection has abandoned his legal action.

Firefighter calms car crash victim with Happy Feet

Louise Hall A firefighter on the scene of a Mississippi car crash involving five children calmed one of the young victims by showing him the animated film Happy Feet on a mobile phone.

Evidence closed as Robert Xie defence chooses not to present case in murder trial

Accused of murder: Robert Xie.

Louise Hall The jury will get a week's leave before returning to the court to hear closing address and the judge sum up the case.

Ryan Leo's father Ben urges parents to talk to children about road safety at son's death inquest

Louise Hall Dad's heartfelt tribute to son: "Rest in peace, rest in love".

Brothers 4 Life rollover witness jailed for 21 years for crime spree

Brothers For Life Blacktown chapter leader Farhad Qaumi.

Louise Hall A former Brothers 4 Life member has been sentenced to 21 years jail after agreeing to turn Crown witness against other gang members.

Accused terrorist Omarjan Azari denied bail after court finds case 'reasonably strong'

Terror accused Omarjan Azari.

Louise Hall Omarjan Azari is considered an "extreme high risk" behind bars over his alleged role in helping to plan a terrorist act.

'Superboy' wins back $1.5 million damages after High Court rules rail staff negligent


Louise Hall The family of a Sydney youth dubbed "Superboy" who mysteriously fell from a fast-moving train has had more than $1.5 million in damages reinstated by the High Court.

Devastated nanny describes how Ryan Leo ran from the car

Ryan Leo, 6, who was hit by a car at Hurstville on July 28, 2014

Louise Hall It is a scene familiar to many parents and carers of young children but it ended in tragedy.

Matthew Forti sentenced to 12 months jail for supplying Georgina Bartter death pills

Matthew Forti entering Downing Centre District Court for sentencing in drug supply. Photo Nick Moir 28 august 2015

Louise Hall Matthew Forti continued to sell illegal drugs to his friends despite knowing Georgina Bartter had died after taking a "purple speaker" ecstasy pill he supplied via her best friend Rebecca Hannibal, a...

Hamdi Alqudsi to face foreign incursion charges after losing constitutional appeal

Hamdi Alqudsi leaves the Supreme Court of NSW in July.

Louise Hall Hamdi Alqudsi, the first person in Australia to be charged with recruiting and sending people overseas to fight with terrorist groups in Syria, will face trial after a court upheld the...

Shaun McNeil jailed for at least 7.5 years for one-punch death of Daniel Christie

Shaun McNeil being questioned by police on the night he fatally attacked Daniel Christie.

Louise Hall Shaun McNeil has been sentenced to 10 years jail with a non-parole period of seven and a half years for the one-punch killing of Daniel Christie in Kings Cross on New Year's Eve 2013.

GP Brian Crickitt, charged with murder of wife Christine Crickitt, wants to treat patients while on bail

Christine Crickitt: Doctor's wife who died over the new year period in 2010.

Louise Hall A Sydney GP charged with the murder of his wife is fighting for the right to continue treating patients while he is on bail.

Sydney siege gunman Man Monis was a 'radicalised terrorist', US expert says

Man Haron Monis as featured in an Islamic State magazine after his death.

Louise Hall The question of whether Man Haron Monis was a terrorist is becoming a central issue in the inquest.

Shaun McNeil's violent history revealed in hearing over Daniel Christie's death

Shaun McNeil being questioned by police on the night he fatally attacked Daniel Christie.

Louise Hall Exactly two years before he killed Sydney teenager Daniel Christie in an unprovoked attack on New Year's Eve, Shaun McNeil was charged with assaulting his de facto wife, Sonya Walker.

Michael Christie 'haunted' by turning off son Daniel's life support after one-punch attack

Daniel Christie died in Kings Cross on New Year's Eve, 2013.

Louise Hall Michael Christie wept as he described turning off his son Daniel's life support system following a one-punch attack by Shaun McNeil in Kings Cross on New Year's Eve in 2013.

Judge questions why terrorism accused Omarjan Azari is on remand in Supermax

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Louise Hall A Supreme Court judge has questioned why alleged terrorist Omarjan✓ Azari✓ is being held in very onerous conditions in Supermax when he is yet to be convicted of a criminal offence.

Sam Ibrahim says dead bikie Zeljko Mitrovic threatened murder accused

Sam Ibrahim (pictured) testified in court on Wednesday that Zeljko

Patrick Begley, Louise Hall A Hells Angel member had threatened to "sort out" two of the men now accused of his murder, according to jailed underworld figure Sam Ibrahim.