Crime And Justice

Police estimate $100,000 worth of damages were caused in an illegal party held in a house under renovation in Dairy Flat, Auckland, last weekend

Watch: Teens cause $100,000 damage to vacant Auckland house in wild party

Police say an open invite to the "unlawful gathering" last Saturday was sent out on social media via Facebook and Instagram.

Spike in thefts from boats moored in Bay of Plenty alarm police

Police are warning people in the Bay of Plenty to secure life jackets, fishing, safety and electronic equipment on their boats.

The former Aussie PM suffered slight swelling of the lip.

'I was a little bit too drunk' - man accused of headbutting former Aussie PM Tony Abbott speaks out

The Hobart DJ says his actions were inspired by a general dislike for Mr Abbott.


Watch: 'It was really horrible for me' – witness describes dramatic end to South Auckland police pursuit involving five teens

"One guy was next to my car and the other three were trying to get away in my neighbour's home."

Hanmer home invasion hostage incident 'a case of mistaken identity'

An occupant forced to drive the offender away jumped form the car and was injured.

Cannabis discovered under the postage stamp of an Invercargill Prison inmates incoming mail.

Drug smuggling attempt at Invercargill Prison stamped out

Prison staff got a surprise when checking under the stamps of two suspicious looking letters.

Woman stole $1.6m from church to fund gambling habit

An employee of a church has been jailed after appearing in Manukau District Court today.

Civilians are desperate in Deir Al-Zour which has been under siege from ISIS for the past three years.

Battle for ISIS de-facto capital Raqqa in its final stages

The battle for the IS de-facto capital of Raqqa is in its "final stages", the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have claimed.

Six of the endangered native parrots have been killed by motorists in the past few months.

Nelson man sentenced for shooting kea dead

Robert Derek Aberson was sentenced to 200 hours community service in the Nelson District Court.

Aynor Mayor John Gardner was pulled over by police at night as he drove down a main road in the South Carolina town holding an open beer.

'You know who I am?' – US mayor caught riding lawn mower down main road holding open beer

Mayor John Gardner told South Carolina police officers he lived just down the road.

Manhunt after shots fired at Hanmer Springs house during violent home invasion

Armed police were called to the Canterbury town last night.

Shail Kaushal says the same dairy has been hit multiple times – this time with a gun – and it’s time for action to be taken.

'This is absolutely outrageous!' - Mt Roskill board member asks for help fighting vicious dairy robberies

Cash and cigarettes were taken from a Mount Roskill dairy last night, just six months after a group attacked the shopkeeper.

Knife pulled in Sydney as man robbed of $1200 Kanye West-designed Yeezy sneakers

The deal in a Sydney park goes wonky as cheap trick pulled on dealer.

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Jail for six men after Auckland woman dies escaping moving car's boot

Jindarat Prutsiriporn died in hospital two days after the incident in South Auckland last year.

Man charged over alleged attack on teens on Auckland train

Police say the 35-year-old Tauranga man has been charged with assault with intent to injure over the incident.

Watch: What's in the bag? CCTV shows London Tube attack 'suspect' walking with bag 90 minutes before blast

Two people have been arrested over Friday's explosion at Parsons Green Tube station.

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Two US tourists injured following acid attack in France

A female suspect has been arrested after four young female tourists were attacked with acid in Marseille, France on Sunday.

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Former Napier councillor jailed for at least 25 years for murder of wife in Canada

Peter Beckett has been found guilty of murdering his Canadian wife in British Columbia at a retrial.

New York Police bodycam footage captured the first fatal shooting since NY police bodycam devices began rolling out this year.

'I will shoot you if that's a real gun' – dramatic moments before NY cops open fire captured on bodycam

Tense footage shows the first fatal shooting since bodycams started rolling out on NY police.

Auckland cops seize product relating to synthetic drugs worth $1.5 million

Police have also made a number of arrests over the supply of synthetic drugs.

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Three face charges after shots fired at house in Masterton

The incident took place on Wednesday night.

Man charged after $35k worth of stolen beehives recovered in Northland

The beehives are believed to have been stolen from the Bay of Plenty.

Seven people dead in a month after 'unprecedented' spate of synthetic cannabis harm.

Synthetic drugs may be linked to the deaths of 20 people in New Zealand

The dangerous chemical in the drugs have also been identified.

Teenager faces Taumarunui shooting charge

Samuel Mark Davey man allegedly shot was wounded a man last week.

At least three others were injured in the shooting at Freeman high school in Rockford.

'My stomach's in knots' - gunman opens fire at US school leaving one dead

Three others were injured in the shooting at Freeman High School in Washington state.

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary.

Woman arrested after breaking into Prince George's prestigious London school

The arrest comes after another woman walked into the young prince's school and filmed inside.

Zhenghang Yu is in jail for the hit and run death of 16-year-old Jacob Pakura.

'It's appalling' – shocking CCTV footage shows man who killed teen skater staggering out of car

Zhenghang Yu is in jail for the hit and run death of 16-year-old Jacob Pakura.

Girls as young as nine are being forced into prostitution, often by their families or partners, right here in New Zealand.

Exclusive: 'Adults setting up kids to be repeatedly raped, and making money from it'

A counsellor says child sex trafficking is "a growth industry" in this country.

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