A backpacker held hostage in a South Australian pig shed used a hook to free herself from the shackles and signal for help, sparking a police investigation to track her down.
Five people have been charged with drug supply and more than a dozen will front court for possession after allegedly being caught with illegal substances at a dance festival in Sydney's west.
Two males remain on the run after allegedly kicking and punching a man in the head and chest near a train station in a leafy Melbourne suburb.
A 36-year-old woman has been charged with a string of offences after allegedly driving her car at another person and then crashing into a house in Adelaide.
A teenager has been shot in the arm while on a hotel balcony in Surfers Paradise.
A man remains on the run after stabbing an elderly man at an inner Sydney hotel.
A 22-year-old man has not been seen for more than two months, with Victoria Police and his family concerned for his welfare.
A P-plater who was clocked at 100km/h over the speed limit in South Australia's mid-north is one of the worst speeders in the state this year.
Residents of a Sydney apartment complex are "homeless" after ongoing and persistent cracking forced the building's evacuation.
US President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit US threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defences in the Persian Gulf area.