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DEATH PENALTY POSSIBLE IN KIDNAP CASE – Saturday May 11 2013

– As more grim details emerge about the long captivity of the three women rescued from imprisonment in a dilapidated home in Cleveland, prosecutors said they would seek murder charges, potentially carrying the death penalty, against Ariel Castro, accusing him … Continue reading

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CROWN WORKER DENIES SHIELDING HIGH-ROLLER ACCUSED OF ASSAULT – Tuesday May 7 2013

– A Crown employee yesterday denied changing his story to protect a high-roller accused of groping a pregnant colleague in a lift. A jury has heard marketing manager Herbert Jia told police he saw businessman Xiangcai Yun pull the woman … 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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DRUG RAID NETS SIX, INCLUDING EX-ROO – Thursday April 18 2013

– A former North Melbourne footballer is one of six people arrested in drug raids by a joint taskforce including Victoria Police, Customs and Australian Federal Police. The Trident Taskforce arrested them and seized cocaine, steroids, human growth hormones, cash … Continue reading

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MAN’S al-QAEDA LINK – Tuesday April 9 2013

– A man facing terror charges collected al-Qaeda magazines instructing how to wage jihad and also spoke of making a remote-control bomb that could ignite a bushfire in Australia, a court has heard. Adnan Karabegovic, 24, of Officer, appeared in … Continue reading

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VICTORIA’S MR TEFLON – Sunday March 31 2013

– With his acquittal Thursday from charges of lying to the Australian Crime Commission, Paul Dale has beaten everything those that say he is bent have thrown at him. Over the past 10 years he’s been sacked from the police … Continue reading

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EX-COP NOT GUILTY OF CORRUPTION – Friday March 29 2013

– Ex-cop Paul Dale broke down sobbing last night as he was cleared of lying to the Australian Crime Commission about his relationship with slain gangland kingpin Carl Williams. Mr Dale looked relieved as a Supreme Court jury delivered its … Continue reading

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VAMPIRE MURDER CASE GOES TO TRIAL – Friday March 22 2013

– A jury will evaluate the evidence of a notorious Victorian career criminal – dismissed as Australia’s most unreliable Crown witness – who has implicated two men charged with the murder of vampire male prostitute Shane Chartres-Abbott. The witness, a … Continue reading

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COPS PRESSED ME – JURRAH WITNESS – Thursday March 14 2013

– A Crown witness at the assault trial of Liam Jurrah said yesterday police had pressured him into falsely incriminating the former AFL player. Jurrah is on trial in the Northern Territory Supreme Court for seriously injuring his cousin, Basil … Continue reading

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