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Voula Delios hearing starts

How prisoner mental health is managed is at the heart of a coroner's inquest this week. Daryl Royston Wayne Cook was found not guilty on the grounds of insanity to murder for stabbing North Hobart shopkeeper...

Charges laid over Launceston murder

Police have charged a third person with murder over the death of a Launceston man. The 33-year-old man from Mowbray will face an out -of-hours court session at 8pm tonight in relation to the death of...

20-year-old killed after car rolls

Family and friends of a young man are grieving after a fatal car crash in the state's east. It's understood the 20-year-old male driver from Richmond lost control of the Ford utility at around 4:30 this...

Body found in Mayfield

Murder charges are expected to be laid after a body - believed to be that of missing Launceston man Billy Ray Waters - was discovered in bushland near Mayfield. Three people from Launceston are in custody,...

Police pups repawting for duty

Tasmania's proving to be a popular breeding destination for the next generation of police dogs. Four German Shepherds are leaving their Tasmanian foster families today, heading all around the country to help fight crime. On average, only about...

3 arrested, another on the run after burglary

Three people are in custody following a burglary in New Town. Police responded to a report of an alleged aggravated burglary at a home on Boa Vista Road in North Hobart, shortly after 11am. The police helicopter...

Costly impure crystal meth

Ice, the drug, circulating in Tasmania is the most low grade and expensive in Australia. In the hit TV show Breaking Bad, the lead character Walter White used his chemistry expertise to produce crystal methampthetamine that...

Teen search setback

Concerns are growing for the welfare of missing Launceston teenager Billy Ray Waters. Police have been unable to verify a report that the 19-year-old was seen on Thursday last week. That means the last confirmed sighting of...

Possible changes to Hobart car parking

A Hobart aldermen is urging council to think outside the box as it grapples with traffic congestion. The Hobart City Council's Finance and Governance Committee heard last night the capital's major carparks are sitting on around 80...

Jobless figure unchanged

Tasmania's trend unemployment rate for July remains the nation's highest at an unchanged 6.7%. Australia's seasonally adjusted figure of 5.2% also has not moved, despite an an unexpected extra 41,100 jobs added, 34,500 of those full-time. The...