Help crews hunker down to a long list

ABOUT 35 crews worked overnight to complete 445 jobs following a record number of community calls for help from yesterday's severe hailstorm.

ESA map tracks storm’s trail of damage

ESA have released a map show the locations where its help is needed as the violent thunder storm crossed Canberra this afternoon.

Violent storm brings hundreds of calls for help

Sweeping storm brings hundreds of calls for help.

Hail hammers the inner suburbs

THE inner-south was slammed by hail early this afternoon in a day of predicted "severe thunderstorms". 

Narrabundah robber flees on foot

STAFF have been threatened and cash stolen during an aggravated robbery at a shop in Narrabundah.

Five drug drivers caught over the weekend

FIVE people have been charged with drug driving offences in the ACT on the weekend.

Charnwood murder, man charged

A 26-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of a man in Charnwood early on Saturday (January 11).

Death in Charnwood, man dies of stab wounds

A 27-year-old man has died in hospital from stab wounds following an incident in Charnwood early this morning (January 11).

Suspicious grassfire in Gordon

POLICE are investigating a suspicious fire in Gordon today (January 10). At about 12.30pm ACT Fire and Rescue extinguished a grassland area near Woodcock Drive and...

Men face court on multiple charges

FOUR people were arrested after police caught up with a stolen vehicle at Ginninderra Drive, Bruce, yesterday (January 8).

Cops not happy with the Summernats crowd

POLICE say they’re ”disappointed” with the overall behaviour of drivers over last weekend’s Summernats.

One teen found, one still out there

POLICE have located missing 15-year-old Harmony Austin, but are still searching for fellow 15-year-old Brandon D’Alessandro.

Bikie shooting, man facing charges

A 21-year-old, Batemans Bay man was arrested on Christmas Eve in relation to a suspect bikie gang shooting in Canberra last month.

Man nabbed for stealing bushfire-evacuation vehicle

A 29-year-old man was arrested in Watson yesterday (January 6) in an allegedly stolen vehicle that had been packed by its owner in preparation for a bushfire evacuation.

Have you seen missing teens Harmony and Brandon?

POLICE are looking for help to locate two missing teenagers last seen yesterday (January 3).

One-man crime spree comes to a running halt

A 24-year-old has been charged with a one-man crime spree of 23 offences in the ACT since December 22.

Man charged for early morning Curtin grass fire

A 20-year-old Mawson man is facing charges of with deliberately lighting a number of small grass fires on the northern edge of Curtin early this morning.

Man threatened with death and seriously assaulted

A man was threatened with death and seriously assaulted in Macgregor yesterday (January 2). 

Missing baby boy has been found

Baby David Hughes has been found safe and well, say police.

She gets the drug charges, he’s up for driving offences

A 27-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man are facing 10 charges after police spotted a maroon Holden Commodore suspected of being stolen travelling at high speed on Coulter Drive, Weetangera into Belconnen Way. 





Cartoon / Dose of Dorin

Back to school is only a week away... another cartoon from the wry eye of PAUL DORIN. 


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