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Reward to solve suspected murder of Russian ex-KGB colonel

Reward to solve suspected murder of Russian ex-KGB colonel

Police hope reward will finally smoke out the killer of former KGB officer who died in a hail of bullets outside his luxury Gold Coast home.

  • by Tracey Ferrier

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Shot fired in ram-raid robbery at  Hotel Queanbeyan

Shot fired in ram-raid robbery at Hotel Queanbeyan

Officers from the Monaro Police District responded to reports of an armed robbery at a licensed venue on Crawford Street about 12.20am.

  • by Han Nguyen
Violent gunpoint robbery of cash-in transit guards in Sydney's south-west
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Violent gunpoint robbery of cash-in transit guards in Sydney's south-west

Dramatic CCTV footage has shown the moment two cash-in-transit guards were robbed in a violent hold-up by two men allegedly armed with rifles in Sydney's south-west earlier this year.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Pregnant women arrested in Cambodia for allegedly breaking surrogacy law
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Pregnant women arrested in Cambodia for allegedly breaking surrogacy law

Developing countries are popular for surrogacy because costs are much lower than in countries such as the United States and Australia.

Perth financial adviser banned by ASIC after stealing conviction
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Perth financial adviser banned by ASIC after stealing conviction

ASIC has permanently banned a Perth financial adviser after he was convicted of four counts of stealing in the WA District Court in August.

  • by staff writers
More than $100,000 in drugs destined for schoolies seized
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More than $100,000 in drugs destined for schoolies seized

More than $100,000 worth of drugs destined for schoolies on the Gold Coast have been seized and more than 30 arrests made.

  • by Ruth McCosker
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Trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' starts
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Trial of Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' starts

The high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman got underway on Tuesday, an event that marks the end of an era.

  • by Tom Hays
'Distressing incidents' revealed in final weeks of Noosa woman's life
South-east Queensland

'Distressing incidents' revealed in final weeks of Noosa woman's life

Almost 35 years after the death of 31-year-old Leslie Larkin, police have revealed the woman experienced distressing incidents in her final weeks.

  • by Ruth McCosker & Jocelyn Garcia
Covert police nab drivers by dressing as window washers

Covert police nab drivers by dressing as window washers

Police have been nabbing drivers who are illegally using their phones behind the wheel, by pretending to be window washers in Melbourne's east.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
Australian man and Thai wife sentenced to death over $300m drug bust
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Australian man and Thai wife sentenced to death over $300m drug bust

The Perth father and his wife were arrested last December and charged with attempting to smuggle half a tonne of crystal methamphetamine.

Call 'no parent wants to receive': Boy allegedly punched by Juvenile Justice guard
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Call 'no parent wants to receive': Boy allegedly punched by Juvenile Justice guard

Michael Challis said his son was left with cauliflower ears, a fat lip and grazes on his face after the alleged assault.

  • by Patrick Begley