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Orford boating incident

A 7-year-old boy is in a critical condition after being thrown from a 'sea-biscuit' in Orford yesterday. Police believe a man lost control of the boat which was towing the flotation...

Improved court security ordered

A 24 year stalemate surrounding police providing magistrate court security appears to be heading towards a resolution. The work health safety regulator has ordered improvements to screening and police officer safety. Police...

Launceston pizza heist

An investigation's underway after a Launceston pizza shop was held up on Sunday night. Two masked men, one brandishing a firearm and the other holding a knife, walked into the Dominos...

River water warning

A discharge of mine processing waste water in Tasmania's north-west has prompted a warning from the Environment Protection Authority. The EPA says there's a low risk the Park River at the...

Man dies after Somerset stand-off

A siege in the state's north-west has tragically ended with the death of man from self-inflicted burns. Reports of threats being made at the property on Bells Parade in Somerset meant...

Launceston armed robbery

Police have arrested a woman over an alleged mugging in a Launceston hotel carpark last night. Detectives believe they know who the other offenders are, after the incident at Prospect at...

Teenagers plead guilty to murdering Billy

Two teenagers have pleaded guilty to murdering a man in Launceston last year. In a rare move, Justice Robert Pearce made the names of the accused minors public, given the nature...