Monthly Archives: February 2014

TERRORIST CLEARED BY MISTAKE – Friday May 31 2013

– A convicted Egyptian terrorist who arrived in Australia by boat as an asylum seeker was mistakenly cleared by ASIO for release into the community even though he was on an Interpol red-alert list. Even after the mistake was realised, … Continue reading

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FAKE RESCUE BID BACKFIRES – Friday May 31 2013

– A man used a fake Facebook account to lure a teenage girl out of her house in an attempt to stage her kidnapping and rescue so he could look like a hero, but ended in killing her, police say. … Continue reading

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UNARMED CLAIM – Friday May 31 2013

– A Chechen man shot dead by the FBI during questioning about his links to the Boston marathon bombers was unarmed, the ‘Washington Post’ has reported. Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot after he apparently stabbed an agent during questioning on … Continue reading

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FOOTY PLAYER WARNED ON BAIL – Friday May 31 2013

– Former AFL player Billy Nicholls allegedly kept a diary detailing his descent into a life of crime and drug use, a court heard yesterday. Nicholls was allowed bail by the Supreme Court after being arrested in April and charged … Continue reading

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OLD-FASHIONED POLICE TOLD TO CHANGE – Friday May 31 2013

– Major reviews of Victoria Police’s work practices have recommended wide-ranging changes to the force. Internal and external reviews of departments including finance, crime, traffic and its camera office were undertaken, as the force struggles with outdated work practices and … Continue reading

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EVIL EX-PRIEST GRILLED OVER NEW CLAIMS – Friday May 31 2013

– One of Australia’s worst paedophile priests has been interviewed by police over new abuse claims. Former Victorian Catholic priest Gerald Risdale, who is eligible for parole next month after serving a jail sentence for abusing 30 boys between 1961 … Continue reading

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CAUGHT ON THE HOP – Friday May 31 2013

– Three women have been arrested for stealing eight rabbits to add to their collection of more than 100 in Melbourne’s north. During the night, the trio – aged 44, 22, and 18 – robbed a Bulleen pet shop on … Continue reading

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TERRORIST SHELTERED – Friday May 31 2013

– An asylum seeker spent eight months living with his family in low-security detention after authorities first discovered her was a terrorist convicted of premeditated murder. The Australian Federal Police yesterday revealed the Egyptian man, who arrived by boat in … Continue reading

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BABY MURDER CHARGE – Friday May 31 2013

– A man last night faced court charged with the murder of his partner’s infant son. In an out-of-sessions hearing last night Paul Ta Vuong, 30, of Burwood, was charged with one count of murder and denied bail. Detective Senior … Continue reading

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DRUGS IN SPORT RESPONSE ‘HYSTERICAL’ – Thursday May 30

– The Gillard Government has been accused of prematurely tarring thousands of sports people, as the high-profile drugs-in-sport operation is revealed to be at a much earlier stage than first suggested. Three months after the “blackest day in sport” media … Continue reading

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