Surabaya bombings: Indonesian prosecutors seek death penalty for alleged spiritual leader Aman Abdurrahman

Surabaya bombings: Indonesian prosecutors seek death penalty for alleged spiritual leader Aman Abdurrahman

Updated May 18, 2018 18:45:05 Photo: Aman Abdurrahman allegedly brought together supporters of the Islamic State group. (AP: Tatan Syuflana) Indonesian prosecutors have demanded the death penalty for the alleged spiritual leader of the group said to be responsible for the Surabaya bombings. Key points: Aman Abdurrahman allegedly set up …

Instagram warning after tourist taking photos plunges to his death at The Gap in Albany

Instagram warning after tourist taking photos plunges to his death at The Gap in Albany

Updated May 18, 2018 17:16:11 Photo: The Gap on WA’s southern coast is a popular tourist destination despite the dangers. (Instagram: Saika_fit) Related Story: Man who slipped off sea cliff was trying to take photo, friend says Related Story: Tightrope walkers at Albany tourist spot spark police ire The death …

Wombat found stabbed to death at Tharwa swimming spot, south of Canberra

Wombat found stabbed to death at Tharwa swimming spot, south of Canberra

Posted May 18, 2018 16:55:18 Photo: Rangers found the dead animal on Friday morning. (Supplied: ACT Government) Rangers who found a dead wombat that had been stabbed several times in its skull at a swimming spot just outside of Canberra have made a public appeal for help to find the …

Husband excused from giving evidence about wife’s ‘weightlifting accident death’

Husband excused from giving evidence about wife’s ‘weightlifting accident death’

Updated May 17, 2018 15:45:01 Photo: Dragi Stojanovski told the court he felt his “answers might intend to incriminate” him. (ABC News) A Victorian coroner says the husband of an expectant mother found dead in her garage after a reported weightlifting accident will not be compelled to give evidence at …

Murder charges laid against nine people over Toowoomba woman’s death

Murder charges laid against nine people over Toowoomba woman’s death

Updated May 17, 2018 16:50:03 Photo: The Toowoomba unit block where Debbie Combarngo, 37, was found with stab wounds to the chest. (ABC News: Amy Phillips) A group of nine people have all been charged with murder over the assault and fatal stabbing of a 37-year-old mother. The six women …

‘Aboriginal’ redacted from birth, death, marriage certificates after being deemed an offensive term

‘Aboriginal’ redacted from birth, death, marriage certificates after being deemed an offensive term

Posted May 17, 2018 07:16:16 Photo: Garry Smith says his family’s historical records have been whitewashed. (ABC News: Rebecca Turner) Related Story: Doubts cast over Noongar genealogy plan Related Story: Labor promises funding for Indigenous teachers A West Australian bureaucrat has deemed the use of the term “Aboriginal” may be …

Colin Oliver death: Tasmanian athlete’s tragic loss felt hard in running, nursing communities

Colin Oliver death: Tasmanian athlete’s tragic loss felt hard in running, nursing communities

Updated May 16, 2018 18:14:02 Photo: Colin Oliver, pictured with Amanda Noye, died in the hospital he had worked in as a nurse. (Supplied: Amanda Noye) The heartbroken partner of champion Tasmanian athlete Colin Oliver has said she wished she could have “met him sooner and loved him longer,” as …

Man charged over death of young NSW mum

Man charged over death of young NSW mum

A MAN has been charged with murdering a young Tamworth mother whose body was found alongside her unharmed baby girl seven weeks ago. The body of 22-year-old Teah Luckwell was discovered beside her one-year-old daughter in the Tamworth unit on the night of March 28, police say. Emergency services were …

Ambulance officer to stand trial accused of causing patient’s death in vehicle rollover

Ambulance officer to stand trial accused of causing patient’s death in vehicle rollover

Posted May 15, 2018 17:32:11 Photo: Ambulance officer Matthew McLean is accused of causing the death of a patient. (ABC News: Rebecca Opie) A South Australian ambulance officer accused of causing the death of a patient by dangerous driving has been ordered to stand trial, after he pleaded not guilty. …

Mother shook 4-month-old baby girl days before her death, inquest hears

Mother shook 4-month-old baby girl days before her death, inquest hears

Updated May 14, 2018 16:30:50 A coronial inquest into the death of a 4-month-old girl has heard her mother allegedly shook the child in the days leading up to her death. The mother-of-six, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was visibly agitated as a coronial inquest into the death …