The captain was alerted to the threat 20 minutes after take-off and decided the safest course of action was to turn around.
A search-and-rescue effort is underway to locate three people who failed to return from a Northern Territory fishing trip on Friday afternoon.
Bundaberg-born forensics specialist Angela Williamson was part of the team that noticed a disturbing pattern among a few unsolved killings — but she had no idea the killer she found would start confessing to more than 90 murders.
A woman who told staff at the check-in counter at Hobart Airport she had explosives in her luggage is allowed through security screening and boards the aircraft before security staff remove her from the plane.
Despite intense speculation over a "key suspect" in the case police say they have several persons of interest and are still a long way from the end of the investigation into Toyah Cordingley's murder.
An apartment block siege is causing chaos in the Brisbane suburb of Auchenflower, with traffic banked up and patients from a nearby hospital unable to leave. Follow updates in our live blog.
The Victorian Greens claim that drug sniffer dogs are incorrect 75 per cent of the time. Fact Check finds that claim to be close to the mark.
The wife of a NSW policeman killed in an avalanche in New Zealand remembers her "Captain Awesome", as the department mourns a second officer killed in New Zealand's south island this year.
A Supreme Court judge has been helping the Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force investigate the conduct of Special Forces soldiers and now the AFP has confirmed it will launch its own investigation.