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German woman killed, man injured in northern beaches boat crash

German woman killed, man injured in northern beaches boat crash

Police detectives are on the hunt for answers after determining the two people involved in the crash in Elvina Bay, Pittwater, were known to each other.

  • by Daniella White, Sarah Keoghan and Pallavi Singhal

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Boy dies in hospital after falling off e-scooter

Boy dies in hospital after falling off e-scooter

The boy died in hospital five days after coming off an e-scooter in Logan.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
Nearly 400 police on scene but ‘egregiously poor’ decisions: Uvalde report

Nearly 400 police on scene but ‘egregiously poor’ decisions: Uvalde report

The most exhaustive report yet on the mass school shooting in Texas spread blame across federal and state law enforcement, not just local authorities.

  • by Jake Bleiberg and Paul J Weber
One dead, another fighting for life after NSW house fires

One dead, another fighting for life after NSW house fires

A body was found inside a home in Sydney’s southwest after a fire tore through the property.

  • by Tara Cosoleto
New memorial for six men killed in sunken trawler off Queensland coast

New memorial for six men killed in sunken trawler off Queensland coast

The sole survivor clung to the hull of the overturned trawler and could hear screaming from his trapped “brothers”.

  • by Toby Crockford
Woman’s body found on fire trail in Sydney’s upper north shore

Woman’s body found on fire trail in Sydney’s upper north shore

Emergency services were called to North Wahroonga on Thursday afternoon following reports a body had been found in the area.

  • by Sarah Keoghan
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‘Don’t do that to my kid’: Ellidy Pullin on her first year as a solo mother

‘Don’t do that to my kid’: Ellidy Pullin on her first year as a solo mother

At only 29, model Ellidy Pullin has had to navigate unfathomable loss as a solo parent to her baby daughter. She’s fighting to raise her in joy, not grief.

  • by Samantha Selinger-Morris
From the Archives, 1997: Tragedy strikes our athletes at Maccabiah Games

From the Archives, 1997: Tragedy strikes our athletes at Maccabiah Games

Twenty-fives ago, a bridge collapsed during the opening ceremony of the Maccabiah Games in Israel, while the Australian team was crossing. Four athletes were killed, and many others injured, in the disaster.

  • by Ross Dunn
From the Archives, 1997: Canberra hospital demolition ends in tragedy

From the Archives, 1997: Canberra hospital demolition ends in tragedy

Twenty-five years ago, thousands of people lined up to see the demolition of an old Canberra hospital when tragically parts of the building exploded, instead of collapsing inwards, sending chunks of metal and concrete flying, killing one and injuring nine others.

  • by Karen Middleton
Man charged with manslaughter over forklift death in Sydney’s west

Man charged with manslaughter over forklift death in Sydney’s west

On February 1 in 2021, 40-year-old Baljinder Singh was killed during the incident at St Marys after he became pinned between a truck and a forklift. 

  • by Sarah Keoghan
Two dead after three ‘unrelated’ units catch fire across Sydney

Two dead after three ‘unrelated’ units catch fire across Sydney

It was a tough morning for fire crews, with three unit fires across Sydney ending in the tragic deaths of two people.

  • by Sarah Keoghan