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COUNTER-TERROR OFFICER THREATENED, COURT TOLD – Wednesday May 29 2013

– A young Muslim who has been under surveillance for four years threatened to “slit the throat” and “crack the neck” of an intelligence officer, a court has heard. Milad Bin Ahmad-Shah Al-Ahmadzai, 23, is alleged to have made the … Continue reading

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NOW IT’S HIGGS IN THE CAN – Wednesday May 1 2013

– It was supposed to be a straightforward armed robbery when John William Samuel Higgs and his three mates bailed up a West Meadows chicken farmer called Vincent Dugan. The gang surprised the farmer outside his home around 9:50pm on … Continue reading

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DEAD SUSPECT’S WIFE UNDER SCRUTINY – May 1 2013

– Federal authorities are scrutinising the activities of the wife of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect in the days before and after the attacks. They are looking at a range of possibilities, two senior law enforcement officials said, including … Continue reading

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THREE MEN IN COURT AFTER FATAL PUNCH – Saturday April 27 2013

– A teen accused of fatally punching a 22-year-old man in Rye on New Year’s Eve yesterday faced a courtroom crowded with the dead man’s family and friends. David Cassai’s mother and two sisters, and several dozen relatives and mates, … Continue reading

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POLICE CHARGED IN BIKIE PROBES – Tuesday April 23 2013

– Two police officers are facing an array of charges, including drug, weapons and misconduct offences, after separate Victoria Police investigations aimed at outlaw motorcycle clubs. Senior Constable David Branov, an officer of seven years’ experience, appeared in Melbourne Magistrates … Continue reading

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OLDEST SON RANG MOTHER HOURS BEFORE BEING SHOT – Tuesday April 23 2013

– Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings, called his mother on Thursday morning, hours before being killed in a shootout with police, and told her he had received a call from the … Continue reading

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CONCERNS RAISED OVER CAPTURED SUSPECT’S RIGHTS – Monday April 22 2013

– The Obama administration’s announcement that it would question the Boston Marathon bombing suspect for a period without first reading him the Miranda Warning of his right to remain silent and have a lawyer present has revived a constitutionally charged … Continue reading

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POISON LETTERS – Saturday April 20 2013

– A man charged with sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and other US officials has been described as a good father, a quiet neighbour and an Elvis impersonator. But accounts also show a man who spiralled into emotional … Continue reading

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BIKIE LEADER HAD ROLE IN TRUCKER FRUAD, COURT TOLD – Wednesday April 10 2013

– The Victorian president of the Comanchero motorcycle gang, Amad “Jay” Malkoun, led efforts to conceal from authorities trucks and other assets at the centre of a multimillion-dollar fraud, a court has heard. The court also heard that Steve Iliopoulos, … Continue reading

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POLICE TO PROBE COLLINS – Friday April 19 2013

– Notorious double murderer Rodney Collins will be interviewed by police over an allegation of arson allegedly committed more than 15 years ago. A Melbourne magistrate on Thursday granted a detective permission to interview Collins on Friday morning for two … Continue reading

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