Carol Bell could be forgiven for feeling angry at the man who robbed her at knifepoint. Instead, she hugged him.
Speeding motorcyclist crashes into van - then gets into it to flee the scene.
He spent seven-and-a-half years in a United States prison for fleecing investors of $90 million.
Ashburton man Arran Gairns had lethal amount of methamphetamine in his blood when he died, toxicologist says.
Did Neville Harris kill Tama Retimana in trying to protect a woman? No, a jury has decided.
An assault on a teenage girl was filmed and uploaded to a private social media page.
Mum took home an anti-psychotic drug from hospital and hid it in daughter's yoghurt, causing serious side-effects.
Woman's "better effort" at community work was an illusion – she had someone else doing it in her place.
A series of complaints were made about his driving, when breath tested at home he was close to four times the legal limit.
GRAPHIC: Woman left to clean up after "scumbag low-life" who cut himself while breaking in.
An Invercargill drug dealer who threatened people with a weapon while they slept has been jailed.
A burglar on a spree in western Southland who was stopped by members of the community has been sentenced to home detention.
A man who broke into the Pomona St dairy before lighting two fires in the vacant building opposite it has been jailed.
He king-hit a man then punched an 18-year-old woman because he wanted their alcohol.
A Turangi father can now be named after appearing in court over the murder of his baby girl.
Tensions appear to have boiled over in a land dispute after a man was accused of a violent assault.
Jason Edward Ormsby has spent 25 of the last 27 years in jail. Now he faces nearly six more.
Multi-million dollar fraudster, behind scheme to build casino in Wellington, appeals sentence.
He followed a group he suspected were up to no good, but his dangerous driving landed him in the dock instead.
The victim of a "mindless" knifepoint bookshop robbery hugged the offender after hearing his face-to-face apology.
The Crown says DNA evidence shows man took part in assault. The defence says it shows the opposite.
A man who crashed a stolen van, carjacked a driver and then hit him with his own car is on the run.
She slapped the girls to discipline them because that's how she was raised.
Brent James Atkinson has admitted being Christchurch's balaclava-wearing robber-on-a-bike.
A psychiatric report has been sought over car manslaughter allegations.
A 14-year-old fled with a lawnmower and guitar after ram-raiding Dunedin store.
A judge has lifted all bail conditions for a West Coast father charged with assaulting his 2-year-old son.
Ross Hallgarth died after swerving his car to avoid an oncoming car in the wrong lane.
Weapons found after brutal assault left man with a caved-in head.
Another twist in Joanne Harrison fraud scandal, with concerns fraudster hid behing 'covert' security operation as suspicions were raised with her boss.