Asron investigation for vehicle fires in Applecross

Detective Senior Constable Mark Pollock and the Arson Squad are investigating an incident last night where a car was set alight, also causing fire damage to two other vehicles. Around 10:30 last night the owner of the BMW returned home leaving his car in the drive way. Approximately 30 minutes later he was alerted to…

Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to FBI about Russia contact

Michael Flynn, former US national security adviser and a senior member of the Trump campaign team, admitted that he gave false statements to the FBI about contact with Russia’s ambassador at the time, Sergei Kislyak. Mr Flynn has agreed to cooperate with the investigation into alleged interference in the 2016 election by the Russians. The…

Ken Wyatt orders review after retirement village flu deaths

Federal Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt today announced a review into the Wangaratta St John’s Retirement Village after seven elderly residents died from a flu outbreak. Three women and four men, aged between 70 and 94 died as a result of the outbreak between the 16th and the 30th of August.  Mr Wyatt expressed his…

Trump appear to confirm investigation into his firing of Comey

A Tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump appears to confirm reports that he is being investigated for obstruction of justice in regards to his firing of James Comey. The investigation relates to the inquiry into whether Russians acted to interfere with the election, and an examination of ties between the Trump administration and Russia. “I…