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Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox

Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox

Prosecutors will seek a life sentence for a suburban Chicago man accused of beating a 4-year-old girl to death after she spilled juice on an Xbox video console.

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Child protection failed to act after mum reported 'regular beatings' by partner
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Child protection failed to act after mum reported 'regular beatings' by partner

When a baby girl's mother was hospitalised by an alleged assault, staff raised the alarm. Almost two months later, a police raid found a boy, 8, locked in a shed.

  • by Angus Thompson
Man pleads guilty to attack on Sydney bus

Man pleads guilty to attack on Sydney bus

An 18-year-old bus passenger has pleaded guilty to attacking a Sydney driver with a knife in the city's west.

Man charged after stealing more than 100 water meters over two years

Man charged after stealing more than 100 water meters over two years

The man has allegedly made about $10,000 in two years for selling the stolen water meters for scrap metal south of Brisbane.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
'A whole lot of screaming': Six teenagers stabbed and one man assaulted in Turramurra

'A whole lot of screaming': Six teenagers stabbed and one man assaulted in Turramurra

Seven people, including six teenagers, are in hospital with stab wounds after a bloody brawl on Sydney’s upper north shore.

  • by Lucy Cormack
ACT crime levels at five-year lows, but Tuggeranong sex assaults rise
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ACT crime levels at five-year lows, but Tuggeranong sex assaults rise

There were 42,451 total offences recorded in the ACT in 2018, down 12.7 per cent from 48,620 the year before.

  • by Blake Foden
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NSW Police inspector charged with sexual assault
Sexual assault

NSW Police inspector charged with sexual assault

A NSW Police Inspector has been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident at a home in Sydney’s inner-west last year.

  • by Nigel Gladstone
Sydney bus driver attacked with machete by passenger

Sydney bus driver attacked with machete by passenger

A bus driver has been hospitalised after being attacked with a machete by a teenage passenger in Sydney's west.

  • by Ben Grubb & Nigel Gladstone
Alleged Sydney hair salon killer behind bars

Alleged Sydney hair salon killer behind bars

A teenager remains behind bars after he was accused of murdering another young man in a stabbing at a Sydney hair salon.

  • by Jodie Stephens
Jury discharged in UK rape case of Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn
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Jury discharged in UK rape case of Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn

Mr Hepburn faced trial on two counts of rape, accused of assaulting a sleeping woman in 2017. The jury failed to reach a verdict.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Cop catches man who crashed into cars and highway barrier
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Cop catches man who crashed into cars and highway barrier

A man has allegedly assaulted a police officer who saw him crash on the highway and tried to steal a woman's motorbike on the Gold Coast.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia