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NSW dad charged as son clings to life

An eight-year-old boy is fighting for his life after his allegedly drink-driving father crashed their van into a pole.

Sailor wants plea dumped in chook scandal

A sailor who admitted playing a role in the HMAS Newcastle rubber chicken rape scandal wants to withdraw his plea, claiming a miscarriage of justice.

Dashcam appeal in Sydney nurse attack

An unsuspecting motorist with a dashboard camera might provide detectives with a vital clue as they investigate an attempted abduction in Sydney's north.

Horrific child abuse cases in Queensland

A man has been charged with repeatedly assaulting a 2-year-old boy, leaving the child with critical injuries.

Australian mother, son killed in plane crash

Australian mother, son killed in plane crash

The nation is mourning two more Australians killed in another plane crash following the deaths of Victoria's Carol and Greig Friday.

Four NSW boys injured in fuel explosion

Four boys suffered burns when they ignited fuel from a remote-control boat.

The bottle of fuel exploded in the front yard of a family home in Nerong, in the NSW Hunter, where the boys were playing on Tuesday evening.

Two of them, aged 13, suffered serious burns to their chest, arms, face and legs and have been airlifted to Westmead Children's Hospital.

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