Once fond of outing paedophiles himself, tabloid television journalist Ben McCormack could be facing a possible prison stint after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. Advertisements
There is an extraordinary amount of information being hidden concerning the trial of Catholic Church leader, George Pell. Key aspects of the case, and related offences, are apparently subject to a suppression order by the courts. This aspect of the trial ought to be discussed, writes an academic with an interest in child abuse cases under the pen name of Lady Diodati.
The current troubles of Evo Media – publishers of SX Magazine, SameSame and Gay News Network – as first revealed by True Crime News Weekly reflect a bigger trend faced not just by gay and lesbian media, but all traditional media around the world, writes journalist, author and queer media watcher, Bill Calder.
A depraved husband and wife paedophile couple have been sentenced to life in prison in the United States for their vile attacks on numerous children that spanned almost a decade.
A man who took a tab of acid because his grandmother had died has ended up on burglary charges after having a bad trip and then accosting a young girl inside her own bedroom.
A crazed Californian cat killer is facing up to 16 years in jail and being placed on a sex offender’s registry after luring at least 21 neighbourhood cats before sexually torturing and murdering them.
A NSW Police officer who viciously beat up a defenseless motorist with “a kick, three punches and a stomp” following a pursuit near Newcastle has escaped all punishment after he successfully convinced a court that he had no memory of the incident and was acting like an ‘automaton’.
An elderly woman who was staying at a Washington senior’s home has admitted to torturing and murdering her retired boyfriend over two days with a metal baseball bat and leaving him naked in a closet with his hands tied for supposedly cheating on her during Valentine’s Day.
A deputy coroner in the United States has been forced to resign from his position after being caught out doubling as a local ‘Eccy’ dealer and purveyor of hash oil and cannabis.
In a somewhat bizarre turn of events, an Irish man tragically stabbed to death allegedly by his fiancee during a domestic dispute in Sydney this month was reportedly on the run from police in Ireland over a string of assaults on women and biting a man’s ear off.
With the recent arrest of an American sex offender with very noticeable markings across his whole face, True Crime News Weekly this week takes a look at some criminals who will always find it a little difficult to be inconspicuous.
A self-proclaimed Imperial Wizard of a branch of the Ku Klux Klan in America’s deep south has been shot dead, allegedly by his own wife and stepson.
His chiselled good looks, baby-blue eyes and sexy teardrop tattoo caused hearts to go all a flutter when a mugshot went viral, but now a former jailbird has hit the heights of the modelling world as he strutted his stuff at New York Fashion Week.
A Queensland police officer has escaped a conviction despite being found guilty of assault and deprivation of liberty after he pulled a gun on a couple driving on an outback highway over claims they were speeding.
Apartheid-era torture tactics are back in the spotlight after the South African government used social media to mock a political opponent who was grabbed by his balls by burly security guards as he was escorted out of parliament this month.
A Facebook live stream has captured troubling vision of Victoria Police officers threatening to bash a young Muslim man at a suburban McDonald’s outlet in Melbourne, before swinging a punch at him and then capscisum-spraying his face while a number of officers were already piled on top of him.
A young man has been forced to undergo emergency neurosurgery and a skull reconstructure after he was viciously set upon by a gang of teenagers wielding baseball bats on NSW’s Central Coast.
Locals in a small town in the US state of Nevada are said to be outraged after a former police captain convicted for incest and other crimes is due to be released in a matter of weeks despite being sentenced to life.
A New York priest has had his sordid secret life exposed after being busted for possession of child pornography as well as crystal methamphetamine in his church office.
A foul-mouthed toff lawyer drunk on red wine and his own sense of importance has been convicted in the UK over a public racist tirade towards a mother and her young son.