A lawyer for a former policeman found guilty of corruption charges says his client's jail term should not greatly exceed the sentence imposed on another crooked cop, even though the latter pleaded guilty and gave crucial prosecution evidence to a jury.
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Cyclist was wearing high-visibility clothing and riding in a bike lane on a winter's afternoon when he was hit and killed by a driver who allegedly then removed his own clothing and fled, a court has heard.
Confronted at finding himself in a loving, supportive household, Sigaragh Baea responded with what he knew best – anger and stabbed the mother of an old friend at least 38 times.
'Extremely violent' man with 'significant history' at high security Thomas Embling hospital is facing attempted murder charges after allegedly throwing four women off the platform at Glenhuntly railway station.
The father of an off-duty policeman stabbed between the eyes during an alleged home invasion expects his son to face a long recovery.
Brute who raped and bashed his partner on the same day she picked him up from prison has been jailed for 8½ years.
A man found to have killed a two-year-old girl when he became angry that she urinated on his couch has had his pre-sentence hearing delayed after collapsing in the dock.
Christopher Binse has spent so long either in jail or trying to avoid the law while on the outside, it's hard to imagine him having an honest job.
An alleged crime figure charged after he was shot in the face and drove himself to hospital has been granted bail, after a Supreme Court judge raised doubts about the strength of the prosecution cases.
The head of a gang who had others kidnap and repeatedly bash a man over a drug debt has been jailed for five years and four months.