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Ex-husband broke in, put 'corrosive' substance in woman's conditioner

Ex-husband broke in, put 'corrosive' substance in woman's conditioner

The marriage had recently ended when the man broke into the woman's new home, where he also tried to make it look like her new partner was having an affair.

  • by Alexandra Back

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ACAT fined lawyer $20,000 for failure to pay employees super
Canberra

ACAT fined lawyer $20,000 for failure to pay employees super

The director of a Canberra law firm has been ordered to pay a $20,000 fine for failing to pay superannuation to employees.

  • by Michael Inman
'Broken man' sentenced over death of daughter in car crash
Canberra

'Broken man' sentenced over death of daughter in car crash

Christopher Ward pleaded guilty to negligent driving causing death of his seven-year-old daughter Acacia.

  • by Alexandra Back
Canberra union official wins payout over TURC arrest

Canberra union official wins payout over TURC arrest

Canberra construction union official John Lomax has won an undisclosed payout from the Federal Police over his arrest during the union's royal commission.

  • by Michael Inman
Woman sentenced after driving knife through pet cat's skull
Canberra

Woman sentenced after driving knife through pet cat's skull

The woman had uploaded a photo of the "particularly gruesome" crime to a Facebook page dedicated to morbid curiosities.

  • by Alexandra Back
Prosecution for Canberra industrial death appears in court
Canberra

Prosecution for Canberra industrial death appears in court

The largest industrial prosecution in the territory's history has appeared in court for the first time.

  • by Michael Inman
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Ricardo's Cafe owner to fight criminal charges after salmonella outbreak
Canberra

Ricardo's Cafe owner to fight criminal charges after salmonella outbreak

More than 100 people reported falling ill after eating at the popular Belconnen cafe.

  • by Alexandra Back
Barr incorrectly refused dog attack victim payment: court told
Canberra

Barr incorrectly refused dog attack victim payment: court told

ACT Treasurer Andrew Barr should be forced to reconsider his decision to refuse an ex-gratia payment for a young dog attack victim, a court has heard.

  • by Michael Inman
Graphic footage of kick to head played to court
Canberra

Graphic footage of kick to head played to court

Surveillance footage captured the violent bashing in Garema Place in October last year.

  • by Alexandra Back
Plumber sentenced for Bible Lane punch that broke victim's jaw
Canberra

Plumber sentenced for Bible Lane punch that broke victim's jaw

The assailant had been called to the Bible Lane fight by a friend before knocking the man out.

  • by Alexandra Back
Armed robber passed out after service station hold-up
Canberra

Armed robber passed out after service station hold-up

A Canberra service station worker quit his job and lived in constant fear after he was the victim of an armed robbery, a court has heard.

  • by Michael Inman