Sid Morgan, a former NSW police officer, was shot in the face on Spraypoint Drive around 11pm Thursday night.
- by Matilda Boseley
The tragedy highlights the dilemma state governments face over the high taxes levied on legal alcohol, pushing many poor people to buy unsafe illegal booze.
- by Joanna Slater
The 29-year-old man is in a serious condition after being stabbed several times in the neck.
Each count carries a possible sentence of three to seven years in prison.
- by Abby Ohlheiser, Geoff Edgers and Elahe Izadi
The report from the Australian Institute of Criminology estimated there to be as many as 1900 victims in Australia.
- by Andrew Brown
A man's body found by a prospector in Victoria's Goldfields on Saturday may have been in the water for at least a week.
- by Goya Dmytryshchak
A California couple have pleaded guilty to torture and years of abuse that included shackling some of their 13 children to beds and starving them to the point they stopped growing.
- by Amy Taxin, Brian Melley and John Antczak
A person can carry three times as much MDMA into a music festival and still be eligible for a $400 on-the-spot fine, in lieu of facing a court, if the drugs are carried in a form other than a capsule.
- by Lucy Cormack
Robert Kraft, the owner of the NFL Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, was charged in a police sting on a massage parlour.
- by Joseph Ax
Police arrested a 57-year-old man they claim stole up to $80,000 of goods from Townsville flood victims.
- by Lydia Lynch