Monthly Archives: June 2013

ARSONISTS: TIME TO PLAY HARDBALL – Friday January 11 2013

– A senior Victorian fire services commander says arson attacks are getting out of control amid calls for more resources to help tackle the scourge. Authorities are probing several suspicious fires that broke out in Melbourne’s north-west this week, and … Continue reading

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SEARCH FOR ACCOMPLICE – Friday January 11 2013

– A third man is being investigated by police for alleged involvement in the killing of autistic teenager Timmy O’Brien. Detectives have been told the man allegedly held down Peter Williams to stop him coming to the aid of his … Continue reading

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SPECIAL SQUAD TO PURSUE ABUSE – Friday January 11 2013

– A special investigative team to probe cases of child sexual abuse may be set up under the Federal Government’s royal commission. Full details of the inquiry, including the terms of the reference and the identity of the commissioners, will … Continue reading

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ARSON: MALICIOUS AND DEADLY – Thursday January 10 2013

– No matter how many precautions we take, Australia’s bushfire fears become a reality year in year out. While acts of nature are out of our control, it is a devastating fact that many fires are avoidable. Fires can be … Continue reading

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911 CALLS OF SCREAMING AND GUNFIRE IN CINEMA HEARD IN COURT – Thursday January 10 2013

– Desperate 911 calls from victims of the Colorado cinema massacre were played to a court as it emerged the suspected gunman had also rigged his apartment with improvised napalm. In a harrowing four-minute plea Kaylan Bailey, a 13-year-old girl, … Continue reading

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TRIO WANTED OVER BASHING AT STATION – Thursday January 10 2013

– Police are searching for a group wanted over a brutal attack at a train station in Melbourne’s south-east early on New Year’s Day. Two men and a woman believed to have assaulted a 33-year-old man after he left a … Continue reading

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JOGGER BEATS ATTACKER – Wednesday January 9 2013

– A brave woman has fought off a brazen sex fiend who tried to abduct her from a popular jogging track in Melbourne’s north-east. Sam, not her real name, was jogging along Darebin Creek’s bike path just 200m from her … Continue reading

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ARMED BANDIT HUNTED – Wednesday January 9 2013

– Police were last night continuing a manhunt for a dangerous armed robber who menaced them with a gun as he fled. Police say the extremely dangerous man and an accomplice robbed the gaming venue at the Dorset Gardens Hotel … Continue reading

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WINE TIME ON CABCHARGE – Wednesday January 9 2013

– Former Speaker Peter Slipper sought to conceal $1200 in luxury hire car trips to Canberra wineries by dishonesty adjusting Cabcharge vouchers, the Australian Federal Police has alleged. Documents filed in the ACT Magistrates Court show the AFP will allege … Continue reading

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POLICE FIND COUPLE DEAD IN HOUSE – Wednesday January 9 2013

– The bodies of an elderly couple have been found at an Indented Head house, in what police believe was a murder-suicide. Police arrived at the Brett Drive house at 1:45 pm on Tuesday to conduct a welfare check before … Continue reading

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