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| Wayne William Howlett has pleaded guilty in the Hobart Supreme Court to recklessly discharging a firearm and property damage. The 38-year-old from Glenorchy fired a semi-automatic rifle at a Hobart cocktail bar on June 24. The...
| The new basketball competition replacing the SEABL will not involve the Hobart Chargers next year, and even seasons beyond that. Basketball Tasmania is accused of making its required endorsement for the club to enter the...
| A sawn-off rifle, a young male, and a demand for cash confronted BP Launceston in Wellington Street late last night. Around 11:05pm last night, a dark green sedan pulled into a dark parking lot at the rear entrance, pausing...
| Two divers are lucky to be alive after a rogue wave flipped their boat on the West Coast. One of the men phoned for help near the mouth of Macquarie Harbour around 8.30 Thursday morning. Tourist and fish farm vessels diverted...
| Chanting their way through central Hobart, public sector nurses, midwives and their 'true believers' wound up on Tasmania's parliament house lawns. Among those greeting them was Labor leader Rebecca White who's on board...
| Devonport police have charged a 34-year-old woman with drink driving offences after she was allegedly detected with a blood alcohol reading of more than six times the legal limit. The woman was driving on Wenvoe Street around...
| We may still be waiting for hover-boards in 2018, but one new hi-tech solution has come into play in Hobart - an app for parking. That's right - no more fumbling for correct change, begging unfortunate nearby store-owners...
| A woman's in a stable condition after being shot in suburban Launceston. The shooter is still at large after firing a round into the 47-year-old woman's leg at a Trevallyn home around 6 pm yesterday. She was rushed to hospital...
| Tasmania Fire Service has brought home 42 firefighters from an interstate deployment, 12 returning to Devonport and 30 landing in Hobart. The SES and Parks and Wildlife were also represented in the mission to provide expert...
| Hobart commuters and pedestrians are being treated to an incredible sight with bees swarming a sign in the CBD this afternoon. The bees, spotted in Bathurst Street near the corner of Campbell Street, were taking up the majority...
| A women's rights group is considering defamation action against Tasmania's former antidiscrimination commissioner. Women Speak Tasmania was due to address a Human Rights Week event in Hobart next week, prompting an email...
| The future of Ulverstone firearms dealer Tas Guns n Ammo is unclear after a police raid on the Victoria Street premises yesterday. They've charged a 58-year-old man with dozens of offences, seizing a sizeable quantity of...

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