Victorian police say social media and negative reporting are stoking fears in the community despite the state's crime rate remaining stable over the last 12 months.
As a child he showed sociopathic tendencies. By the time he was an adult he was a drug dealer with an extensive criminal record who would go on to kill six people.
Business is becoming increasingly concerned that this week's Federal Police raids on the ABC and News Corp risk eroding confidence in Australia's reputation as a free and open democracy.
Labor MPs are urging their party to take a more "rigorous" and "strident" approach to national security laws following this week's police raids on the ABC and the home of a News Corp journalist.
The latest NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research figures show 39 people died in the year to March — with male domestic homicide rating the biggest increase.
Thefts are up 12 per cent in South Australia over the past year, which police blame on lax security by retailers. The Opposition says it's down to police funding cuts.
Former property developer Salim Mehajer will face a Sydney court this morning charged with breaching his bail conditions two weeks after his release from a prison in southern New South Wales.
NSW identity fraud victims want more done to stop imposters from using drivers licences to lodge bogus loan, credit and debit card applications.
It all began with a phone call from an old friend. Little did Rodger Muller know that it would change his life for three years, leading him to become the head of Gun Rights Australia and cosying up with America's powerful National Rifle Association.
The Desperate Housewives star tearfully admits her part in a university admissions bribery scheme that has underscored the lengths some parents will go to get their children into top institutions.