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Missing young mother may be unaware of concern for her and her baby: Update

UPDATE November 5, 10am: Both are safe and well. They went to the Alice Springs police station last night. Earlier report: A young mother reported missing...

Paech takes stand on come-and-go youth facility

Momentum is gathering for a 24/7 youth drop-in centre as a measure against street crime by children, but the government insists that they must...

Crime up, transparency down

By ERWIN CHLANDA News of a sharp rise in offences “against the person” coincided with the cancellation of Parrtjima events scheduled for the Mall as...

Driver arrested after running COVID checkpoint

A man who ran a COVID control point was stopped by police with tyre deflation devices 20 km west of Katherine on the Victoria...

Police fear Imanpa woman has been assaulted


They want to speak with Veronica Poulson and Max (Jnr) Armstrong.


UPDATE July 16, 5.25pm

Alice Springs crime reporting: Fact and Facebook



Will voters rely on the often rabid social media in the August elections? Is the police adequately informing the public on law-and-order issues?  Alice Springs News photo of a police arrest in the Yeperenye Shopping Centre. JULIUS DENNIS reports.

Top cop says attack on 79-year-old woman's home is despicable

Police are urging people who have seen two youths in the Nelson Terrace and Blain Street area early on Saturday to come forward.

Town camp drunks attack police, ignore COVID rules



Police were dealing with a large group of intoxicated people in Alice Springs overnight at the Hidden Valley Town Camp (at left) who surrounded and threatened police, and damaged a police vehicle by throwing rocks. Commander Bradley Currie (pictured) says "some of our most vulnerable" to COVID-19 infection were involved.

Bad start to the week: Assaults, hit and runs.

Police are looking for offenders in separate crimes.

Man robbed, but wait, there's so much more on FB

A local Facebook site ranges from benign neighbourhood watch stuff to encouragement of violent vigilante action. And what does the dagger at the top of the site signify? ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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