Sydney driver 'using phone' in RBT crash

The NSW police commissioner has backed tougher penalties for people caught texting and driving after two of his officers were badly injured by an alleged repeat offender in Sydney's southwest.

Cruise ship slammed over holiday brawl

Passengers have rubbished a cruise line's offer for compensation after a South Pacific getaway turned into a nightmare with three days of violence.

Perth man arrested over family violence

An 18-year-old Perth man has been arrested over an alleged family violence incident which left a 68-year-old woman in hospital with head injuries.

Brawling cruise ship docks in Melbourne

Passengers aboard a cruise ship that booted off a large "violent" family have described three days of mayhem during what was supposed to be an ideal holiday through the South Pacific.