Victorians who intimidate police officers or threaten their family members could soon face up to 10 years in jail, under tough new laws to be introduced by the Andrews Government on Wednesday.
Shaun Southern's defence lawyer tells Perth's Supreme Court it remains unknown what his intention was when he drove his 4WD the wrong way down a WA highway and hit another car, killing its driver.
Mahathir Mohamad says embezzlement and bribery are among the charges that Malaysia is looking to bring against the man he ousted as prime minister, Najib Razak.
Thai police arrest an Australian man in a sting operation after he allegedly offered a sex cruise with prostitutes, advertised as a "wild boat orgy", via a Facebook page.
Officers failed to factor weapons, aggressive dogs and plan a safe retreat before they stormed an Oakville home which resulted in the murder of a veteran police officer, an inquest hears.
Perth father Ernest Fisher stabbed his son to death as a "first-resort" option to address allegedly abusive behaviour, but it could not be considered a reasonable response, the WA Supreme Court is told.
The jury has been deliberating since Monday after a special hearing to determine whether James Gargasoulas is mentally fit to stand trial on six counts of murder, 28 counts of attempted murder and other offences stemming from the tragedy in Melbourne's CB...
A man who stabbed a backpacker in the neck during a bushwalk through a national park near Adelaide believed there were "secret encoded messages" in car number plates asking him to commit crimes, a court has heard.
Restraint techniques were used on a mentally ill woman in Alice Springs, which may have contributed to fatal deep-vein thrombosis because appropriate expertise and facilities were not available, the Northern Territory's coroner finds.
A vehicle involved in a violent car-jacking has crashed during a high-speed police chase on the Mitchell Freeway, injuring a number of people and closing the southbound lanes after Cedric Street.
Exactly 30 years since her disappearance, a $250,000 reward has been announced for information in the cold case of Julie Leanne Cutler, who has not been seen since leaving a function at a hotel in central Perth.
Julie Leanne Cutler disappeared after leaving a central Perth hotel 30 years ago and her car was found two days later washed up at Cottesloe Beach. No trace of her body has ever been found, but there are hopes a reward could deliver new information.