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Name of killed pilot revealed from weekend tragedy

The name of the pilot tragically killed in the weekend tragedy in the state's remote southwest has been released to be 30-year-old Nakita Jo Walker from Tranmere. A retrieval team yesterday recovered the body and the...

Questions over woman's involvement in Launceston siege

Police believe the woman involved in the weekend siege in the Launceston suburb of Trevallyn was both a victim and a participant. Increasing concerns for her safety prompted officers to storm the home on New World...

Pilot's body recovered

The family of the pilot killed in the weekend tragedy in Tasmania's remote southwest has arrived in Tasmania from interstate. A retrieval team yesterday recovered the body and the twin-engine asircraft's emergency beacon from the Arthur...

Siege in Launceston comes to a dramatic end

A 16-hour siege has come to a dramatic end after armed officers stormed a home in suburban Launceston. A 24-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman are in police custody and assisting with enquiries after the siege...

Stand-off with gunman continues in Launceston suburb

A standoff in Launceston is continuing after a man and woman barricaded themselves inside a home on New World Avenue in Trevallyn and fired shots at police. Police have confirmed that 33 shots were fired overnight...

Former East Coast Mayor Michael Kent dies

A colleague of the late East Coast Councillor Michael Kent has paid tribute after he died following a long battle with cancer. The former Glamorgan Spring Bay Mayor led the push to reform shop trading hours...

Pablo's bar shooter pleads guilty

Wayne William Howlett has pleaded guilty in the Hobart Supreme Court to recklessly discharging a firearm and property damage. The 38-year-old from Glenorchy fired a semi-automatic rifle at a Hobart cocktail bar on June 24. The court...

Chargers bombshell

The new basketball competition replacing the SEABL will not involve the Hobart Chargers next year, and even seasons beyond that. Basketball Tasmania is accused of making its required endorsement for the club to enter the competition...