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Man charged with murder after body found at Ōmāpere address

A man has been charged with murder after the discovery of a body at Ōmāpere in Northland. The 73-year-old man was found dead at an Ōmāpere address on Friday. This morning police confirmed a 48-year-old man is due to appear in Whangārei District Court today charged with murder. Detective Inspector Rhys Johnston said the homicide […]

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Woman appears in court charged with child’s murder in Rotorua

A woman has appeared in the Rotorua District Court charged with the murder of a child in Rotorua on Sunday. The 27-year-old woman appeared in court via audio-visual link. She was granted interim name suppression. The woman entered no plea and did not apply for bail. Judge Greg Hollister-Jones remanded the woman in custody without […]

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Wellington person charged over lockdown breach, police receive more than 1000 notifications

One person has been charged for a lockdown breach in the Wellington District under alert level 4 restrictions, out of more than 1000 breach notifications received by police. A police spokesperson said as at 5pm on August 26, on day nine of lockdown, they had received 1079 breach notifications in the Wellington region. Of the […]


People charged with domestic violence could lose their guns under proposed Colorado law

Colorado law since 2013 has required most people who are charged with domestic violence to relinquish their guns, but prosecutors and court officials acknowledge it’s loosely enforced, sometimes not at all. Lawmakers got their first look Tuesday at a bill, HB21-1255, that would strengthen compliance, which state analysts say affects thousands per year. Already, Democrats […]

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Epsom double killings: Man charged with murder, attempted murder

A man has been charged with the murder of Auckland couple Elizabeth and Herman Bangera. The pair were stabbed to death in their Epsom home on The Drive, on Friday. Emergency services rushed to the property at about 11.30am, but the husband and wife died despite paramedics’ best attempts to save them. Another person who […]

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Woman charged allegedly escaping from the Grand Millennium Hotel

A woman has been charged after three incidents while in an Auckland managed isolation hotel. The 22-year-old was arrested last night and taken into police custody. She is facing two charges of failing to comply with requirements for isolation and a single charge of failing to remain in isolation for the required period. One of […]