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One Canberran lost $650,000 to an investment scam

One Canberran lost $650,000 to an investment scam

Police outline the top five types of scams targetting Canberrans, saying they have been happening frequently in recent months.

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Police release image of second suspect in aggravated burglary, robbery
Canberra

Police release image of second suspect in aggravated burglary, robbery

Police believe an alleged aggravated robbery and burglary are linked, and have now released face-fits of two suspects.

Wombat stabbed 13 times in brutal killing south of Canberra
Canberra

Wombat stabbed 13 times in brutal killing south of Canberra

An autopsy revealed the female wombat had 13 knife wounds and no other injuries.

  • by Blake Foden
Police investigate suspicious fire at under-construction house
Canberra

Police investigate suspicious fire at under-construction house

Officers arrived at the house in Moncrieff on Thursday night to find it well alight.

Crime Stoppers tips led to 29 arrests, 60 charges in the ACT last year
Canberra

Crime Stoppers tips led to 29 arrests, 60 charges in the ACT last year

Canberrans made more than 9000 reports about crime or suspicious activity to Crime Stoppers last year.

  • by Blake Foden
Canberra teenager charged with assaulting police officer
Canberra

Canberra teenager charged with assaulting police officer

The 19-year-old allegedly grabbed an item from a building site and hit a police officer on the shoulder and back.

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Inquests are wasting our time
Opinion
Opinion

Inquests are wasting our time

Families, and the public, need quicker answers to urgent questions.

  • by Jack Waterford
Canberra man allegedly three times legal limit when he crashed
Canberra

Canberra man allegedly three times legal limit when he crashed

The 45-year-old was breath-tested after a single-vehicle crash and allegedly returned a reading three times the legal limit.

Armed men steal tills containing cash from Narrabundah newsagency
Canberra

Armed men steal tills containing cash from Narrabundah newsagency

The men fled and were last seen in a green Nissan Pathfinder with registration YLF66Q.

Search for man involved in police pursuit through Queanbeyan, Canberra
Police

Search for man involved in police pursuit through Queanbeyan, Canberra

ACT and NSW Police have started a search for a man involved in a police pursuit in Queanbeyan.

Police call for information on men linked to Canberra crime spree
Canberra

Police call for information on men linked to Canberra crime spree

Police believe two men stole a car in Franklin on April 22, then took it on a crime spree the following morning.