Posted: 1 September, 2014

Police Arrest Cop In Bank Robbery

The NSW SWAT Team was shocked to find a police officer involved in a Cabramatta bank heist

Channel Seven reporter Robert Ovadia has told Triple M's Grill Team the cop arrested in the Cabramatta sting on Monday, Senior Constable Ashur Oshana, had been suspended for steroids. Listen to the full audio below.

C7 Reporter Robert Ovadia On Triple M

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Police authorities have busted a bank robbery in Cabramatta only to find a criminal involved was one of their own.

Members of the NSW SWAT team were called to the western Sydney NAB branch on Monday morning, after calls three men dressed as tradies held-up the bank.

The wig-wearing robbers were stopped, after they succumbed to capsicum spray outside the newly-renovated bank.

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Posted: 29 August, 2014

Jen Hawkins takes ALS challenge

Former Miss Universe Jennifer Hawkins has jumped on board with the ALS Ice Bucket challenge. ‘‘I nominate Donald Trump, Jake Wall and Sean Anderson’’

The proud Novocastrian responeded to plenty of requests on a pool deck via instagram "#LoveToNewy thank you for your nominations! I would love to bring awareness to #ALS"

The glam girl also made it clear she was donating to the cause ‘‘FYI – been nominated a few times & I have donated to ALS charity,’’ she replied to the Newcastle Herald

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Posted: 28 August, 2014

Red Foo Glassing

A witness who saw Red Foo get glassed tells us exactly what happened

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Redfoo Photo: Triple M

Singer and X-Factor judge Red Foo has been the victim of a glassing at the Golden Sheaf, Double Bay overnight.

Police have confirmed a 21-year-old man has been charged with throwing a glass at a 39 year old man at approximately 12.30am with the older man suffering a cut above his right eye.

Red Foo even hitting twitter stating 'jealousy is a hell of a drug!'. See the tweet below.

 

EXCLUSIVE: Eyewitness Report

A witness who saw Red Foo glassed in Double Bay spoke to Triple M Grill Team on Thursday, telling us exactly what happened.

"We saw Red Foo and his freinds go over to their own provate area on the dancefloor and we were all on the dancefloor having a good time," Josh Allerton told The Grill Team.

"All of a sudden we saw a shiny object thrown at Red Foo. And all of a sudden it just unfolds. Listen to the full audio below.

Josh Allerton On Triple M

NSW Police Statement

Just after 12.30am (28/08/14) officers attached to Rose Bay Local Area Command were called to a hotel on New South Head Road following reports of a glassing.

Police have been told a 21-year-old man approached a 39-year-old man in the hotel, before allegedly throwing a glass at him.

The younger man allegedly attempted to flee the scene; however was stopped by security guards. Police were called and he was arrested and taken to Waverley Police Station.

The older man suffered a cut above his right eye and was treated at the scene by Ambulance Paramedics.

The 21-year-old man was later charged with malicious wounding. He was granted conditional bail and will appear at Waverley Local Court on Wednesday 24 September 2014."

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Posted: 27 August, 2014

Aeroplane Detected Over Fairfield

An aeroplane has been detected travelling at more than 60km/h above the speed limit over Fairfield

Update

NSW Police have explained the photo, saying the officer was caught by the camera while calibrating the radar prior to be used.

In order to ascertain a correct reading, the radar has to be pointed to a target far away and without obstacles. In this case, since the weather was overcast, the officer decided to point to the clouds.

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Earlier On Triple M

An aeroplane has been detected travelling at more than 60km/h above the speed limit over Fairfield yesterday afternoon.

Lucky for us, officers from HWP were there to take proper action.

The pilot will appear at Kingsford Smith Local Court on Monday.

- Fairfield LAC - NSW Police Force

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An aeroplane has been detected travelling at more than 60km/h above the speed limit over Fairfield on Thursday Photo: Fairfield LAC - NSW Police Force facebook page

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Posted: 27 August, 2014

9-Year-Old Girl Accidentally Kills Shooting Instructor

Instructor Charles Vacca was standing next to her when she pulled the trigger and couldn't control the kick back

In the US, a nine-year-old girl has accidentally killed her shooting instructor in Arizona while he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi.

Instructor Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, was standing next to her when she pulled the trigger and couldn't control the kick back.

He later died of his injuries.

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Mohave County Sheriff's officials released this video of shooting instructor Charles Vacca, of Lake Havasu City, moments before he was accidentally shot by a 9-year-old girl he was teaching. Authorities say the girl pulled the trigger and the recoil send the gun over her head. Vacca later died of his injuries Video: Fox 10 Phoenix

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Posted: 27 August, 2014

Inside A Sydney Drug Lab

Forget Breaking Bad, Sydney detectives have released pictures of a real-life drug lab discovered in an industrial unit at St Mary's

Forget Breaking Bad, Sydney detectives have released pictures of a real-life drug lab discovered in an industrial unit at St Mary's.

One person has already been charged this week, officers are now hoping the pics will prompt further information about the clandestine lab, and result in further arrests.

On Sunday July 28 2013, witnesses contacted authorities after seeing smoke coming from the premises on Severn Street, subsequently uncovering the illegal operation.

After months of investigation a 39 year old man already in jail at Silverwater, was slapped with charges of large commercial drug manufacture on Monday of this week.

Police ask anyone with information to come forward, contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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Drug lab uncovered at St Marys Photo: Triple M / NSW Police

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Police Chemicals Operation Team investigating Photo: Triple M / NSW Police

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Posted: 26 August, 2014

Billy Crystal Pays Stirring Tribute To Robin Williams

Billy Crystal's poignant tribute to his mate Robin Williams

 

Billy Crystal has given an emotional tribute to his close friend and colleague Robin Williams at the Emmy Awards

Crystal honoured Williams during the "In Memoriam" portion of the show.

"He made us laugh, hard. Every time you saw him, the brilliance was astounding. He could be funny anywhere," Crystal told the Emmy’s audience.

"As genius as he was onstage, he was the greatest friend you could ever imagine. Supportive, protective, loving. It's very hard to talk about him in the past because he was so present in all of our lives."

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Posted: 26 August, 2014

Qantas And Virgin Loosen In-Flight Phone Rules

Phone can be kept on for the duration of Qantas and Virgin flights.





Passengers on Qantas and Virgin flights will be able to keep phones and electronic devices powered on during flights.

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority approved applications from both airlines to allow travellers to keep devices on during take-off and landing.

Qantas head of engineering Alan Milne says it's perfectly safe.

“Absolutely no way we would have let this sort of policy some into place unless we were 100% satisfied that there was zero impact on the safe,” Alan said.

The devices will have to remain in ‘flight mode’ throughout the flight.

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Posted: 25 August, 2014

Photos: California Hit By Biggest Earthquake In 25 Years

Northern California counting the cost of magnitude 6 quake.

Images: Twitter @matthiassonwine & @LaserPunk

A state of emergency has been declared in Northern California after it was rocked by the strongest Earthquake in 25-years.

The magnitude 6 quake struck around 10-kilometers southwest of Napa - California's famous  wine country.

More than 120 people were injured in the quake which hit around 3.20am on Sunday, local time.

Winemakers are cleaning up thousands of broken bottles and barrels with some growers saying they have lost as much as 50 percent of their wine.

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Posted: 25 August, 2014

Richard Attenborough Dies Aged 90

Actor-director Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90, his son has told the BBC.

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British director and actor Richard Attenborough has died aged 90 after a long illness.

Attenborough, who appeared in movies such as Brighton Rock, The Great Escape and Jurassic Park, in a career spanning six decades, died on Sunday the BBC news reports.

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Posted: 20 August, 2014

Brawling Women Fall On Tracks At Flinders St Station

Two women ended up on the train tracks following an altercation.

Frightening footage has emerged of two women falling onto the train tracks at Flinders Street station after a fight.

The grainy footage shows the women engage is a tussle before one loses her balance and falls backwards onto the tracks.

A second woman than follows as she attempts to keep the first from getting back onto the platform.

The original expletive ridden video was loaded onto Youtube under the title 'She Ain't No Thang' on Monday August 18th.

The footage has been shared on various social media platforms.

It’s not known when the video was shot however a voice is heard on the video saying 'Take it easy man, it’s a Sunday.'

Metro Trains are reviewing the footage.

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Posted: 19 August, 2014

Robin Williams’ Touching Video Message

Robin's message of hope to terminally ill victim.

 

Comedy legend Robin Williams recorded a video for a terminally ill cancer patient in January.

The video was recorded for 21-years-old New Zealand woman Vivian Waller who is battling cancer.

Waller wrote a bucket list which included marrying her boyfriend Jack, seeing her daughter Sophie turn one and meeting Williams.

Vivian was too ill to travel to the US, so her friend organised for a video to be recorded by Williams.

In the touching message Williams jokes in an (attempted) New Zealand accent "Hey girl, what's going on there down in New Zealand?".

Vivian is still battling the terminal illnes. 


Image: Vivian Wellar (facebook)

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