Teenager accused of plotting mass killing was arrested in Adelaide CBD

An Adelaide teenager accused of plotting a mass killing was allegedly caught near Rundle Mall armed with weapons including a Molotov cocktail. Key points: The 17-year-old allegedly had the components and fuel to make a Molotov cocktail He also allegedly kept numerous notebooks containing drafts of his plan to kill as many people as possible … Read more

Teenager accused of terror intent poses serious community risk, court told

A specialist squad established to protect South Australia against large-scale terrorist attacks is analyzing a youth after he allegedly left home with a Molotov cocktail saying he “was going to kill so many people he would be on the news”. Key points: The 17-year-old allegedly had the components and fuel to make a Molotov cocktail … Read more

Man fatally stabbed in Brisbane identified as David Connolly, teenager accused of murder remanded in custody

A teenager accused of the murder of a 43-year-old man in Brisbane’s inner north over the weekend has been remanded in custody. The victim has been identified as David George Connolly. His body was found by a member of the public about 2am yesterday near Wilston train station. The 17-year-old boy, who was charged by … Read more

Counter-terrorism police arrest Adelaide teenager accused of ‘intent to kill or cause harm’

Counter-terrorism police in South Australia have arrested and charged a teenage boy from Adelaide’s north-eastern suburbs. SA Police said the boy from Felixstow had been charged with possessing an item with “intent to kill or cause harm”. Few details about the arrest have been released, but police said the boy was refused bail and appeared … Read more

Mark Haines’ family confident of fresh inquest into Tamworth death

The family and supporters of a Gomeroi teenager found dead on train tracks near Tamworth 35 years ago say they’re confident a fresh inquest will be called into his death. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this article contains images and names of people who have died. Key points: Mark Haines was … Read more

Townsville woman hit by own car in alleged burglary, teenage boys charged

A teenage boy has been charged with grievous bodily harm after an alleged burglary in Townsville led to a woman being hit by her own car. Key points: A Townsville woman was hit by her own car after it was allegedly stolen from her home Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested The woman remains in … Read more

12 arrested as teen fights for life after West Dulwich stabbing

T eleven people have been arrested after a teenager was left in critical condition following a stabbing in Southwark. Police rushed to Steeley Drive at 11.40pm following reports of an attack on Sunday. An 18-year-old was taken to hospital with stab injuries. A total of 12 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation … Read more

Police identify body from Bunbartha Christmas Eve car fire as Wangaratta teenager

Police have identified the body of a man found inside a burning vehicle in northern Victoria on Christmas Eve as a 19-year-old from Wangaratta. Key points: Emergency services were called to a car fire in Bunbartha on Christmas Eve The body of a young man from Wangaratta was found inside Police are appealing for information … Read more

SA Police to upgrade teen girl’s charges to murder after Andrews Farm man dies in hospital

A teenage girl is now facing murder charges, after a man who was allegedly stabbed in Adelaide’s north this week died in hospital. Key points: A 55-year-old man who was allegedly stabbed in Andrews Farm on Monday has died in hospital A 16-year-old girl, who was known to the man, will face upgraded murder charges … Read more

Body of teenager suspected of falling overboard at Lake Mulwala found in NSW, police say

The body of a 16-year-old boy believed to have fallen from a boat on Lake Mulwala in Victoria has been recovered in NSW. Key points: It is believed he fell overboard while fishing with another teen The body was located on Thursday about 6:30pm in Kyffins Bay The body is yet to be formally identified … Read more