Northern Territory

Plan to lock up kids

Country Liberals backbencher Nathan Barrett has opened the discussion for a change to legislation that would allow police to “pick up kids who are in an unsafe place and take them to a safe place”. Source: News Corp Australia POLICE could be given new powers to detain young people they …

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Northern Territory

Car crashes through prison gates

Angry Abbott fires up at colleagues TONY Abbott has issued a stinging rebuke to his cabinet colleagues for leaking information to the media, reminding them of the repercussions. Fined $151 for doing the limit IS this the most ridiculous speeding fine ever handed out? When Zac Murray got his fine …

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Northern Territory

Go home dry season, you’re drunk

Rain could not dampen the festivities at the Waterfront on Saturday night where crowds gathered for the Waterfront Harmony Soiree 2015. PHOTO: Min Joe Lim Source: Supplied It was an unseasonable drenching for the Top End with people caught out over the weekend when the skies opened up disrupting outdoor …

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Northern Territory

‘Let them eat cows’

PhD student Viyanna Leo meets one of Crocodylus Park’s resident dingoes, Yampy, during her study on the effects of dingoes as ecosystem regulators in tropical systems. Picture: Aaron Burton Source: News Limited A PhD student who led research into dingoes in the Northern Territory says it’s better ecologically to let …

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Northern Territory

Crackdown after youth rampage

Two youths escaped from Don Dale Youth Detention Centre on Sunday Source: News Corp Australia CORRECTIONS Commissioner Ken Middlebrook has promised a new hard line against the most unmanageable of the Territory’s young offenders after Don Dale Youth Detention Centre was trashed and two inmates escaped on Sunday night. Mr …

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Northern Territory

Boy, 13, on unlawful entry charges

A 13-YEAR-OLD boy has been charged in relation to a series of unlawful entries dating back to January. Senior Sergeant Mark Stringer said the boy was located at a Moulden property on Monday morning. “Police will allege this youth offender was involved in multiple unlawful entries dating back to January …

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Northern Territory

Two break out of Don Dale

Two youths have escaped from the Old Don Dale Detention Centre on Tivendale Rd. Source: News Corp Australia TWO youths have escaped from Don Dale youth detention centre. Police are searching Darwin and Palmerston for two 16-year-old boys who escaped the old Don Dale centre on Tivendale Rd just before …

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Northern Territory

‘Could be more heads to roll’: Giles

Chief Minister Adam Giles said more heads could roll after a Government review and police investigation into “irregularities” in flights booked through Latitude Travel is completed Source: News Corp Australia CHIEF Minister Adam Giles confirmed on Monday that no one, including himself, looked into the Government’s use of Latitude Travel, …

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Northern Territory

Close croc call for fishos

These fishos look like a tasty treat as they cast their lines in knee deep water in Shady Camp Source: NTNews A GROUP of fishos has been photographed standing knee deep in croc infested waters as a saltie described by a witness as “a massive black beast” stalked them from …

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Northern Territory

Police: ‘Dob in dealers’

Superintendent Tony Fuller with crystal methamphetamine seized by police with help from information provided by the public. Picture: Aaron Burton Source: News Limited THE days could be numbered for your ‘‘friendly” neighbourhood drug dealer after police yesterday launched Operation Nemesis. Police said Nemesis will hunt the middle players in the …

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