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No bail for Bendigo man extradited over death of Shae Francis

A man arrested in Bendigo has faced court, accused of killing his 35-year-old partner who hasn't been seen since she visited her mother in hospital 8-months ago. Jason Cooper has been accused of the manslaughter of Shae Francis, who was last seen at the Hervey Bay Hospital in October last year.  The 44-year-old...

Local farmer remembered after workplace accident in Raywood

Local farmer James Cartwright is being remembered as a devoted and loving father and husband,and a dedicated CFA volunteer. He died on a property in Raywood yesterday morning after his post hole driver gave way, causing the heavy equipment to come crashing down on top of him. Emergency crews were called shortly...

McGovern reported as Eagles beat Bombers

WEST Coast defender Jeremy McGovern has been placed on report as the Eagles overcame a bad case of the goalkicking yips to post a 35-point AFL win over Essendon. The Eagles booted 7.14 in the opening half of Thursday’s clash at Optus Stadium, with Josh Kennedy entering the long break with 1.5...

Charges over MH17 are a relief: Bishop

Former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop (AAP Image/Lukas Coch) Former foreign minister Julie Bishop says grieving families will be relieved three Russians and a Ukranian have been charged over the MH17 tragedy, almost five years after the Malaysian Airlines plane was shot down in a war zone. There were 298 people killed,...

Kevin Spacey accuser's phone missing

In this June 3, 2019 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey attends a pretrial hearing at district court in Nantucket, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) A man who says Kevin Spacey groped him at a bar on a resort island cannot find the mobile phone he has been ordered to turn over to...

'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York

A New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him has been found guilty of all charges against him.Twitter (function(d, s, id)