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Details emerge from police shooting

More details are surfacing from the fatal shooting of a man by police on Hobart's outskirts last night. 3 officers were responding to reports of a male threatening others with a knife and also a small...

Ridiculous rider antics

Police are hunting a hoon motorcyclist who sped through a fatal crash scene in northwest Tasmania last week. Emergency services were responding to the tragedy, which claimed the life of a 54 year old Devonport man,...

Recovery after mine tragedy

A recovery team has retrieved the body of deceased miner Cameron Goss, nearly a month after he died in a rockfall at the Henty Gold Mine. Mr Goss has been missing presumed deceased since January 23...

Probe into police shooting

Tasmania Police are pledging a full, arms-length investigation after shooting a man dead at Brighton in Hobart's north overnight. The 38-year-old apparently drove at police who'd responded to a disturbance at a property on Tea Tree...

New growth after fires

13 months after fire tore through the Huon Valley, business owners and tourism operators are still feeling the pinch. In some places, including Geeveston, accommodation is down nearly 70 percent on 2018 figures. Bec Enders, Mayor of...

Jail time "inevitable" for ex-military arsonist

Jail time is all but guaranteed for a man who lit two of his houses south of Hobart on fire. Mark Gordon Bird has pleaded guilty to multiple charges of arson and fraud, the most recent...

Warmer Antarctica grounds crews

Record high temperatures in the Antarctic are not only causing global jitters about a warming planet, but it is also dashing the travel plans of crews looking to leave the icy continent. A flight out for...

Police dismiss crime wave talk

Tasmania Police denies we're experiencing a crime spree, following incidents which marred the weekend in northern Tasmania.  A 40-year-old man is due in court on Monday morning on wounding, firearms and drugs charges.  He allegedly shot a...

Pregnant woman allegedly attacked at park gathering

Police are searching for a man and woman who allegedly assaulted a pregnant lady at a family gathering in a park in Launceston last night. A female is also said to have been pushing and harassing...

Doubt cast over berry picker scandal

There are suggestions the poor living conditions of 77 migrant berry pickers at Shearwater in Tamsania's north-west have been exaggerated. The Australian Workers Union alleges they were all kept in a 5 bedroom house with a...