Entries by Katy Ferguson

Damond lawyer to probe US police records

THE lawyer representing Justine Ruszczyk Damond’s grieving Australian family will probe US police officer Mohamed Noor’s work, training and psychological records. Robert Bennett – a high-profile Minnesota lawyer – is preparing to file a civil rights lawsuit on behalf of the family accusing Officer Noor and the City of Minneapolis of the unnecessary use of […]

Search resumes for missing hiker in Canada

Search and rescue teams in Canada have continued to scour remote and rugged terrain in search of missing Australian hiker Sophie Dowsley. Grave fears are held for the 34-year-old from Melbourne who was last seen on July 8 as she set out for a day hike to Statlu Lake with her Canadian boyfriend Greg Tiffin. […]

Linkin Park lead singer dies aged 41

Chester Bennington, the lead singer of rock band Linkin Park, has reportedly taken his own life. TMZ reports the 41-year-old was found dead in his home near Los Angeles just before 9am local time (11pm AEST). Bennington is survived by his wife Talinda Ann Bentley and his six children. He had three children with Bentley […]

O.J. Simpson granted parole for robbery

O.J SIMPSON has been granted parole following his conviction of a robbery in Las Vegas in 2007. The former NFL player could walk free as early as October 1, after a four-person board granted parole on Thursday after a hearing that lasted a little over one hour. Simpson, 70, has spent more than eight years […]

Teen’s body found in car wreck

A TEENAGER’S body has been found in the wreckage of a car crash on the Darling Downs. Police say a motorist drove upon the crash scene in Toowoomba this morning. The wreckage was discovered on Gold Park Road at Pittsworth around 9am. Police released a statement a short time ago, confirming an 18-year-old male died […]