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Adam Cooper An actor with credits on some of Australia's most popular television programs has pleaded guilty to sex offences against children.
Adam Cooper A guest at a party where Majak Daw allegedly raped a girl has told a trial he thought the alleged victim and her friend were "over-reacting" and that he told the accused he believed his...
Adam Cooper Being made fun of by classmates when they studied a novel in 2007 led woman who accuses former AFL player of raping her to report the incident to police, she tells court.
Adam Cooper The woman who has accused Majak Daw of raping her when she was 15 has told a trial she contacted police years later because "he hurt me".
Adam Cooper A woman who accuses Majak Daw of raping her when she was 15 tried to fight him off while she was held down and sexually assaulted, a jury has been told.
Mark Russell, Adam Cooper Psychiatrists have found two of three deaf people accused of murdering a profoundly deaf man, who fell 12 metres from an apartment balcony, unfit to stand trial due to mental impairment.
Adam Cooper The man at the centre of a major police probe into allegations that overseas workers are being exploited has had his bail conditions tightened after being accused of speaking to a prosecution...
Adam Cooper A member of a far-right group has been jailed for one month after pleading guilty to possessing five tasers and a quantity of mercury in the days before an anti-immigration rally.
Adam Cooper Police allege a teenager charged with carjacking had been driving an allegedly stolen car that was later involved in a crash that claimed the life of a mother of two.
Adam Cooper and Steve Butcher A man has been jailed for 18 years and six months for subjecting two young sisters to years of appalling sexual and physical abuse, while also repeatedly bashing the girls' mother.
Adam Cooper A man has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving over a road crash in which his young daughter suffered serious injuries when their utility hit a tree in country Victoria.
Adam Cooper The mother of a teenager who died driving a car belonging to his school's janitor is planning legal action against the school for not acting on allegations the pair were drinking mates.
Adam Cooper A Frenchman who deceived a Melbourne music fan on festival tickets has been released from custody and can now attend the funeral of a friend who died in the Paris terror attacks.
Adam Cooper High-profile member of the Mongols gang teamed up with former fitness trainer to the stars for a late-night visit demanding repayment of a debt.
Adam Cooper 'Exceptional circumstances' mean former Bandido won't be punished for punching a man who had made a series of false reports about him to police.
Adam Cooper A Victorian police detective who accessed child pornography to escape from the stresses of work has been spared jail.
Adam Cooper Seventeen-year-old Presbyterian Ladies' College student died and driver, court hears, suffered irreversible brain injury after his car hit a tree.
Adam Cooper Police investigating the murders of two women in a Portland hairdressing salon took years to follow up on two key pieces ofevidence reported by witnesses, a court has heard.
Adam Cooper Youngest of four brothers charged over the alleged gang rape of a 14-year-old girl in Geelong has been granted bail.
Adam Cooper A child safety campaigner who was drug-driving before a road crash in which an 88-year-old man was injured — and died five days later — has been excused from attending future court...