Mother charged with kidnapping her children will have to wear tracking device on bail

Mother charged with kidnapping her children will have to wear tracking device on bail

Updated May 17, 2018 15:37:37 Photo: The accused’s lawyer asked for people to stop their social media attacks on the mother and father. (ABC News: Liz Pickering) A mother accused of stealing her two children in Townsville four years ago will have to wear a tracking device as part of …

Man accused of kidnapping 12yo Gold Coast boy refused bail

Man accused of kidnapping 12yo Gold Coast boy refused bail

Updated May 15, 2018 15:18:17 A 53-year-old man charged with kidnapping for ransom over the snatching of a 12-year-old boy last week has failed in his court bid to be released from custody. Zhen Jie Zhang appeared in the Southport Magistrates Court today and applied for bail with the help …

Salim Mehajer back behind bars after allegedly breaching bail conditions

Salim Mehajer back behind bars after allegedly breaching bail conditions

Updated May 11, 2018 18:01:18 Former Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer has been arrested after allegedly breaching his bail conditions. Mehajer, 31, was arrested at Sydney’s Bankstown Police Station at 10:00am this morning. It is alleged Mehajer used two mobile phones, in breach of his bail conditions. He faced Bankstown …

Two mothers of six granted bail over fatal stabbing of Toowoomba woman

Two mothers of six granted bail over fatal stabbing of Toowoomba woman

By Nancy Webb and staff Updated May 09, 2018 11:19:45 Photo: A woman was found with stab wounds to the chest in a unit in Toowoomba. (ABC News: Amy Phillips) Two mothers of six children each who have been charged over the fatal stabbing of a woman in Toowoomba on …

Mother denied bail over child-stealing charges

Mother denied bail over child-stealing charges

Updated May 07, 2018 12:12:12 Photo: The mother’s lawyer said his client would apply for bail in the Supreme Court. (Supplied) A mother accused of stealing her two children who disappeared from Townsville four years ago has been denied bail after appearing in the Brisbane Magistrates Court. The 45-year-old was …

Performing arts school trio: Supporters of accused of child sexual abuse refused bail

Performing arts school trio: Supporters of accused of child sexual abuse refused bail

Updated May 04, 2018 17:40:39 Dozens of people packed into a Sydney court to show their support for three women linked to a performing arts school in regional New South Wales and accused of sexually abusing three young boys. Therese Ann Cook, 58, Yyani Cook-Williams, 30, and Clarissa Meredith, 23, …

Son of alleged murder victim Myrna Nilsson urges court to release wife on bail

Son of alleged murder victim Myrna Nilsson urges court to release wife on bail

Posted May 03, 2018 15:50:01 Photo: Mark Nilsson with his wife’s lawyer, Mark Twiggs, outside court. (ABC News) A man whose wife is accused of murdering his mother in a brutal and premeditated attack has made an emotional plea to the Supreme Court for her released on bail. Myrna Nilsson, …

AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court

AFP employee who allegedly left his mother ‘lying in a state of filth’ refused bail in Sydney court

Updated May 03, 2018 16:56:58 Photo: A sketch of Phillip Joseph Thompson (ABC News: Vincent De Gouw) An Australian Federal Police (AFP) employee has been refused bail over the alleged manslaughter of his mother, who prosecutors say suffered an “undignified and agonising death”. Phillip Joseph Thompson, who is also a …

Alleged Newcastle home invasion murderer granted ‘last chance’ bail after breach

Alleged Newcastle home invasion murderer granted ‘last chance’ bail after breach

Posted May 03, 2018 16:11:05 Photo: Benjamin Batterham (left) promised to stay away from “anything that is going to get me in trouble” before he was granted bail for a second time. (ABC: Giselle Wakatama) Related Story: Benjamin Batterham was on bail for murdering alleged intruder Related Story: Newcastle man …

Man refused bail over alleged kidnapping and ‘relentless’ attack in Sydney’s west

Man refused bail over alleged kidnapping and ‘relentless’ attack in Sydney’s west

Posted May 02, 2018 17:37:49 Photo: The men are also accused of demanding $35,000 from their alleged victim. (ABC News) One of four alleged members of the Finks bikies charged with kidnapping has been refused bail in a Sydney court after allegations of his menacing and violent behaviour. Key points: …