The Margaret River shooting shows that we must stay vigilant about gun access | Denise Cullen | Opinion

Hope Forest, South Australia, 6 September 1971 Heather Bartholomew was sleeping when her estranged husband Clifford Bartholomew crept into their farmhouse south of Adelaide and struck her in the head with a mallet. Instead of rendering her unconscious, as he later claimed to have intended, his wife awoke, screaming. He …

‘This will not define us’: Margaret River community grapples with reality of Miles family shooting

‘This will not define us’: Margaret River community grapples with reality of Miles family shooting

Updated May 14, 2018 17:29:38 Photo: Flowers and a card outside the Osmington home of the Miles family. (ABC News: James Carmody) Brent Watson is a neighbour of the Miles family, who were killed in a murder-suicide in Margaret River on Friday. It wasn’t until the morning after the tragedy …

Margaret River shooting: father says he still loves man believed responsible for deaths | Australia news

The shattered father of the four children killed in the Margaret River family shooting massacre says he still loves the man believed responsible for their deaths – their grandfather. Peter Miles, his wife, Cynda, daughter Katrina and Aaron Cockman’s four children – daughter Taye, 13, and sons Rylan, 12, Arye, …

Margaret River murder-suicide: Mass shooting rips apart a tight-knit holiday town

Margaret River murder-suicide: Mass shooting rips apart a tight-knit holiday town

Posted May 12, 2018 05:09:45 Related Story: Four children, three adults found shot dead in Margaret River murder-suicide Margaret River is famous worldwide for wine, surf and idyllic holidays. But a dark pall has been cast over the WA town, which is now the home to one of Australia’s worst …

Margaret River shooting: mother and her four children among victims | Australia news

A mother and her four children are among the victims of a horrific shooting on a rural property near the town of Margaret River in Western Australia’s south-west. Katrina Miles and her four children, aged eight to 13, were found dead, along with two other people, by police early on …

Man pleads guilty to shooting wife as she slept in armchair after she threatened to leave him

Man pleads guilty to shooting wife as she slept in armchair after she threatened to leave him

Posted April 25, 2018 12:26:01 A man has pleaded guilty to murdering his wife because she did not want to go travelling with him, and she had threatened to leave him and take everything. Alan Charles Gibson, 67, used a .22 calibre rifle to shoot his wife, Rosemary Gibson, 62, …

Canberra man on trial over shooting is the wrong size and wrong age, lawyer says

Canberra man on trial over shooting is the wrong size and wrong age, lawyer says

Updated April 24, 2018 18:52:24 Related Story: ‘I saw a massive hole in my arm’: trial hears graphic account of Canberra attack A Canberra man, who is on trial over a home invasion in which a 13-year-old girl was shot, has been described by his lawyer as a “jockey”-sized “tot”, …

From Alice to the Arctic: The challenges of shooting a story in extreme cold – Regional

From Alice to the Arctic: The challenges of shooting a story in extreme cold – Regional

It was 43 degrees when I walked across the tarmac at Alice Springs airport. When I got to Oslo, it was -15, and I was heading somewhere that was supposed to be even colder. I was on my way to Svalbard, a remote archipelago north of Norway, just over a …

Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed

Waffle House shooting suspect Travis Reinking arrested as history of mental health issues is revealed

Posted April 24, 2018 08:08:15 Photo: Travis Reinking is suspected of opening fire on restaurant patrons. (AP: Metro Nashville Police Department) Related Story: Near-naked gunman tried to break into White House last year Related Story: Thousands of US students walk out in protest of gun violence on 19th anniversary of …

Near-naked gunman kills four in waffle restaurant shooting near Nashville, Tennessee

Near-naked gunman kills four in waffle restaurant shooting near Nashville, Tennessee

Posted April 23, 2018 04:51:58 Photo: The shooting happened at a waffle restaurant in the middle of the night. (AP: Sheila Burke) Related Story: Thousands of US students walk out in protest of gun violence on 19th anniversary of Columbine Related Story: Sandy Hook families file lawsuits against conspiracy theorist …