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First fog of the year

THE woodfires were on last night across Canberra if my sense of smell is any guide. And the first fog of the year added atmosphere...

Blue skies welcome Centenary celebration

Words: Stephen Easton Photo: Silas Brown

Missing Hawker man found dead

Police this morning report locating the body of a 19-year-old Hawker man who went missing yesterday (September 19).

Missing baby boy has been found

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

Robbery, assault and more charges for 26-year-old

A 26-year-old man is facing the ACT Magistrates’ Court charged with nine offences including several relating to stolen cars in Greenway.

Dam safe, despite breach, says ACTEW chief

FLOODWATER is estimated to breach the unfinished wall of the new Cotter Dam by 7pm tonight, says ACTEW managing director Mark Sullivan. Earlier this afternoon...

Canberra man dies in crash near Goulburn

THE driver of a semi-trailer has died after it overturned in the northbound lanes of the Federal Highway near Goulburn this morning (March 13).  The...

Man charged after kill-threat emails to cop

A 29-year-old man has been charged with using a carriage service to threaten to kill after allegedly sending threatening emails to an AFP member.

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).

Man and his dog threatened with death

LAST Sunday morning (April 12), just after midnight, a man was threatened with a knife and belted with an axe handle by a 45-year-old assailant.

Vandals wreck multiple cars in Belconnen

More than 10 cars in Belconnen suburbs such as Flynn and Latham have been vandalised in the early hours of Sunday (April 28) morning.

Cops seek witnesses to car park ‘incident’

POLICE are looking for witnesses to something they obliquely describe as an "incident" in an unnamed Belconnen car park on Sunday, December 15.

Cyclist collides with car near The Lodge

A CYCLIST collided with a car opposite The Lodge, on Adelaide Avenue, Yarralumla, yesterday morning (February 14).

Three injured as car hits tree in Kaleen

THREE occupants of a NSW-registered, grey, Ford Falcon sedan were injured, one seriously, when the car left the road, smashing through a guard rail and into a tree in Kaleen early this morning (May 9).

Man shot in Theodore

SHOTS were reported last night (March 2) in the vicinity of Freda Gibson Circuit in Theodore. Police say they were called to Theodore at around...

Study: Roadside drug testing devices are unreliable

A recent study found that when it does come to cannabis the two roadside drug testing devices being used around the country are hopelessly flawed, writes PAUL GREGOIRE.

Man threatened with death and seriously assaulted

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

Teens nabbed for stealing and pranging car

THREE teenage boys have been apprehended after driving a stolen white Holden Colorado into a light pole in Conder yesterday.

Serious assault in Palmerston: four in hospital

Serious assault in Palmerston overnight with four people being rushed to hospital.





Quilt care ensures winter warmth

Sponsored content from a valued advertiser. LOCALLY owned and operated (and proud of it!), the family-run Mitchell business, Therma Quilts, has been keeping Canberrans warm...


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