northern rivers crime

Man accused of hurting two-month-old baby walks free

Premium Content Man accused of hurting two-month-old baby walks free

The man was set to go to trial this week in Lismore District Court.

Huge fines for parents who buy booze for their kids

Premium Content Huge fines for parents who buy booze for their kids

Ahead of Australia Day, police are reminding the community it’s illegal to purchase...

Woman fights allegation she took $66k from parents, employer

Premium Content Woman fights allegation she took $66k from parents, employer

The Lismore woman is accused of making fraudulent transactions

New charge against Ballina brothers over alleged stabbing

Premium Content New charge against Ballina brothers over alleged stabbing

Police will allege the pair stabbed a complete stranger with glass

Man used treats, video games to bribe stepsons for sex

Premium Content Man used treats, video games to bribe stepsons for sex

The Far North Coast man was found guilty of sexually assaulting the three brothers...

Man, 76, arrested after police find 36kg of cannabis in car

Premium Content Man, 76, arrested after police find 36kg of cannabis in car

Police had stopped the man for an early-morning random breath test

Robbery victim had foot imprint on his face, court told

Premium Content Robbery victim had foot imprint on his face, court told

A Northern NSW man charged over an alleged robbery and other offences has been...

'Never lost hope': Stolen puppies found after five weeks

Premium Content 'Never lost hope': Stolen puppies found after five weeks

"It was the best phone call when I heard from the detectives"

Serial COVID breacher found in Byron Bay resort pool

Premium Content Serial COVID breacher found in Byron Bay resort pool

Sydney woman was in the pool the third time officers came to check

Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Premium Content Party group told to stop trashing beaches or ‘rack off’

Byron’s deputy mayor has criticised the group who trashed our beach

Why man choked mum’s boyfriend until he struggled to breathe

Premium Content Why man choked mum’s boyfriend until he struggled to breathe

The 30-year-old Northern Rivers man has since admitted he was “completely in the...

Black market ‘medical’ cannabis has ‘unintended effects’

Premium Content Black market ‘medical’ cannabis has ‘unintended effects’

Saying it was “medicinal” didn’t cut it, magistrate tells court

Cop charged with aggravated sexual intercourse with teen

Premium Content Cop charged with aggravated sexual intercourse with teen

29-year-old senior constable refused bail to face Lismore court

Man's stabbing murder of wife fuelled by 'anger, jealousy'

Premium Content Man's stabbing murder of wife fuelled by 'anger, jealousy'

He was found guilty of murdering his ex-partner.

Pair to defend charges over fatal street assault at Ballina

Premium Content Pair to defend charges over fatal street assault at Ballina

Pair expected to stand trial on manslaughter charges

Farmer accused of sexually assaulting five children

Premium Content Farmer accused of sexually assaulting five children

Police say they found pictures of the complainants at the man’s home

Fire at Hillsong church linked to Lismore cathedral blaze

Premium Content Fire at Hillsong church linked to Lismore cathedral blaze

He was tasered after he allegedly set fire to a Lismore cathedral

Man allegedly used ‘bribes’ to have sex with step sons

Premium Content Man allegedly used ‘bribes’ to have sex with step sons

He is accused of having a sexual relationship with three brothers

Body-building teacher convicted for supplements fraud

Premium Content Body-building teacher convicted for supplements fraud

A gym junkie dad has been sentenced for defrauding

Midwife ‘distressed’ by case resulting from fatal home birth

Premium Content Midwife ‘distressed’ by case resulting from fatal home birth

“Ms Bourne is very distressed by these proceedings."

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