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The inside story of David Eastman's murder trial

The inside story of David Eastman's murder trial

The behind-the-scenes story of the retrial that led to David Eastman's acquittal - and the big changes compared with the first time he faced a jury.

  • by Alexandra Back

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'Justice has been done': Eastman not guilty of Winchester murder
Canberra

'Justice has been done': Eastman not guilty of Winchester murder

David Eastman spent 19 years in jail for the murder of the most senior officer in the ACT. On Thursday, a jury found him not guilty after a six-month retrial.

  • by Alexandra Back & Michael Inman
Eastman jury tell judge of stalemate, told to keep deliberating
Canberra

Eastman jury tell judge of stalemate, told to keep deliberating

The jury deciding the verdict for murder in the marathon trial of David Harold Eastman said they have been unable to reach a unanimous verdict.

  • by Alexandra Back & Michael Inman
Man with handgun tried to rob Mawson Club, police say

Man with handgun tried to rob Mawson Club, police say

Police said the man was carrying a handgun when he entered the Mawson Club about 11pm on Saturday.

Teens smashed 138 windows in vandalism spree that cost $100k: police

Teens smashed 138 windows in vandalism spree that cost $100k: police

Police allege the two 17-year-old boys caused more than $100,000 worth of damage during the vandalism spree in Canberra's inner south.

One arrest, three in custody after Spilt Milk
Health

One arrest, three in custody after Spilt Milk

ACT Policing confirmed one arrest at Saturday's Spilt Milk festival with police estimating a crowd of 30,000.

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Police seek witnesses to baseball bat road rage incident
Canberra

Police seek witnesses to baseball bat road rage incident

Police say a man got out of a car with a baseball bat and allegedly struck another car.

'Canberrans continuing to fall victim to fraud': ACT Policing
Canberra

'Canberrans continuing to fall victim to fraud': ACT Policing

As of October 31, there have been more than 1200 fraud offences reported to police.

Why did it take police 180 days to release CCTV of this crime?
ACT government

Why did it take police 180 days to release CCTV of this crime?

Pixelated images of suspects in a Giralang vandalism attack were released last week, when the crime took place in February.

  • by Katie Burgess
David Eastman jury retires to consider murder verdict
Canberra

David Eastman jury retires to consider murder verdict

An ACT Supreme Court jury has retired to consider its verdict in the murder trial of David Harold Eastman.

  • by Alexandra Back
Comanchero to fight charges of firefight at home of former gang boss
Bikie gangs

Comanchero to fight charges of firefight at home of former gang boss

A Canberra Comanchero accused of shooting up and firebombing a rival bikies home will make a bail bid in the coming weeks.

  • by Michael Inman