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Talk about a stormy start to the relationship! Couple defies the weather and ties the knot DURING South Australia's worst storm in 50 years
Lauren Venning, 25, and husband James, 26, married on his family farm in the South Australian town of Bute just days after the state was hit with the biggest storm seen in 50 years.
Violent brawl at strip club breaks out after a man was asked to stop 'speaking rudely to one of the female staff members'
Matthew Gregory Denton, 30, was asked by a staff member at an Adelaide strip club to stop being rude to a female staff member when he allegedly bottled the man, a court has heard.
I'm totally falling for you! Young couple was on a date when their car was swallowed up by a SINKHOLE
A young couple enjoying a date in Adelaide on Tuesday had parked their Suzuki 4WD on a hill to view the lights when a giant sinkhole opened up beneath them at about 11.30pm.
Woman who was high on meth when she hit and killed a mother-of-three says she should avoid jail because it would affect her baby boy
Samantha Magdaleine Farrer, who was high on ice when she hit and killed mother-of-three Kathleen Heraghty near Adelaide in 2013, says serving jail time could ruin her relationship with her son.
'I've never seen someone so scared': Neighbours describe the terrifying moment they found a bound and gagged woman in suspected Adelaide home invasion that left grandmother, 57, dead
Neighbours who comforted a bound and gagged 27-year-old woman in a driveway after a suspected Adelaide home invasion have said they have never seen someone so scared.
Pictured: The grandmother, 57, found dead in a chilling Adelaide home invasion in which her daughter-in-law was bound and gagged
Myrna Nilsson (pictured), 57, was murdered inside her Adelaide house in a horrifying home invasion on Friday night. The attack also left her daughter-in-law gagged and tied up in the neighbour's front lawn.
Tragedy for couples struggling to have a baby as South Australian blackout storm destroys precious embryos at fertility clinic
Embryos at an Adelaide fertility clinic have been destroyed in compromised incubators after a back up generator failed during a power outage in severe storms in South Australia.
Doctor saves the life of premature baby by using a hand pump to supply infant with oxygen after hospital's power was cut in South Australian storms
A doctor at Adelaide's Flinders Medical Centre hand pumped the baby oxygen for 90 minutes after backup power failed during the huge storm on Wednesday that plunged the state into darkness.
The heartbreaking moment Kevin the koala clings for dear life to a tree as brutal storms batter south Australia
Jacqueline Breithaupt, a mother-of-two from Adelaide Hills, filmed Kevin the koala clinging to a tree as the worst storm for 50 years hit southern Australia yesterday, felling trees and power lines.
Worst storm in 50 years rips South Australia's power network apart leaving millions without power - as 140km/h winds push wild weather to Victoria
Destructive winds ripped through parts of South Australia on Wednesday night bringing down the entire power network - as winds of at least 140km/h have started to lash Victoria.
'I want to cut his heart out': Friends of Cy Walsh reveal how he wanted to stab his AFL legend father - as haunting images emerge of him in the street moments after the killing
A friend of Cy Walsh revealed in her witness statement that the 27-year-old told her he wanted to stab his father Phil Walsh, just days before he killed the AFL legend.
'I cannot forgive your sins': Cy Walsh sent a chilling text to his father AFL legend Phil Walsh before stabbing him to death - as judge finds him not guilty of murder
A text sent by Cy Walsh to his father Phil before he killed him during a schizophrenic episode, which references, war, his father's sins and tells him to pump up his troops, has been revealed in court.
Stormageddon leaves thousands of homes without power after devastating statewide blackout - as South Australians brace for 140kph winds to hit
Tens of thousands of homes are left without power after South Australia was hit with a statewide blackout following severe storms, as residents brace for winds of up to 140km/h.
The most dangerous place to bring up your children in Australia: Adelaide tops list of low vaccination rates
A virus expert has warned that low immunisation rates in the Adelaide City Council area are putting children at risk of a major measles epidemic and make it a 'dangerous' place to raise children.
'It was the last roll of the dice': Woman becomes a mum at 42 through IVF... after the pain of having 36 embryos destroyed
Dee Slade, 42, from Adelaide, fell pregnant with baby son Grayson after three draining rounds of IVF. She said: 'IVF is a horrible process. You feel all these negative things.'
'Left in the pitch black in the middle of nowhere': Young woman stranded at night by a 'rude' bus driver who refused to accept her $20 note
Chelsea Pimm, 21, said said she was kicked off an M44 bus in central Adelaide and left stranded on the side of the road at night because she did not have the exact change for her $5.20 ticket.
Family of Cy Walsh say they didn't know he was a schizophrenic before he killed his AFL legend father - as judge finds him not guilty of murder
Cy Walsh, 27, has been found not guilty by mental incompetence in the murder of his father, Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh, who was stabbed 20 times at his home in July 2015.
Brave five-year-old boy with a rare ageing condition that affects one in 18 million children will only live until he's 14-years-old
Five-year-old Enzo Cornejo from Adelaide has progeria, an extremely rare genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly from the age of two, and only affects one in 18 million children.
Former contestant from reality TV show 'The Renovators' loses $1million after deliberately lit fire ravages two of his properties
A former contestant from reality TV show 'The Renovators' has lost over $1 million after an arsonist set two of his partially-built Adelaide properties alight early on Monday morning.
'Don't get attached to him, he might have to die': Teen girl accused of murdering her grandfather 'sent texts warning he was going to be killed'
Brittney Jade Dwyer (right), 19, who allegedly murdered her grandfather Robert Whitwell (left), 81, in his Adelaide home in August had earlier sent texts to a friend warning he 'might have to die'.
That could have been UGGLY! The moment a woman finds a deadly brown snake curled up inside her favourite Ugg boots
One UGG wearer might think twice about wearing her slippers after coming face to face with a deadly eastern brown snake who was warming himself inside on a cold Adelaide day.
Man 'affected by drugs and alcohol' completely destroys famous Adelaide hotel after being involved in a four-hour siege with police
Specialist police have managed to talk an 'agitated man' down from the roof of a motel in Adelaide after a four-hour violent stand-off with police during which property damaged.
Five children younger than TEN broke into a kindergarten and went on a rampage, defecating on the floor and cutting up goldfish with SCISSORS
Five children younger than 10-years-old broke into a kindergarten, defecated on the floor, smashed a fish tank (pictured) and cut up goldfish in a sickening rampage in Adelaide on Sunday.
Police officer brutally beat two innocent homeless men in a park but was not charged because he was 'in a fragile state of mind'
A police officer who beat two homeless men at Whitmore Square has had a 'second complaint' made against him. A teenage P Plater claimed Constable Matthew Schwarz threatened her.
Notorious paedophile avoids jail after breaching a restraining order to visit a library FIFTY-EIGHT times - and calling to his young victims 'pieces of meat'
A paedophile with a sickening criminal history relating to young boys dating back to the early 1960s escapes jail despite breaching his restraining order by frequenting an Adelaide library.
Little boy loses all FOUR limbs after catching deadly meningococcal - as another child dies from the disease amid an outbreak in Australia
Adelaide toddler Riley Nixon, one, has had all four limbs amputated after he was diagnosed with meningococcal. The little boy has been hospitalised for four months after he fought hard for his life.
Reckless young men dice with death by running in front of oncoming trains and surfing on the back of carriages
CCTV footage shows men running in front of trains and carriage surfing around Adelaide. South Australian transport slammed the reckless behaviour. Those caught face fines of up to $750.
So that's where I left it! Kindhearted builder returns woman's wallet - that he found in a roof 11 years after it was stolen
An Adelaide woman has been reunited with her purse 11 years after it was taken from her bag while she was at work. The money was gone but vouchers remained inside the purse.
Woman and her boyfriend 'set her ex-partner on fire after luring him to a car park because he still had a picture with her as his Facebook profile photo'
An Adelaide couple (pictured) are accused of luring the woman's ex to a car park to buy drugs from him, before people they hired threw a flammable liquid at the car and set him and a friend alight.
Dozens of boys who posted vicious schoolyard brawls to Facebook page 'Adelaide Punch Ons' now under police investigation
The Facebook page 'Adelaide Punch Ons' encouraging teenagers to initiate violent brawls with fellow students and upload the footage online is being investigated by South Australia police.
Little boy, 2, devastated after getting his head stuck in a toilet seat he wanted to wear as a hat - as his mother takes a photo to show at his 21st
Adelaide toddler James Chamberlain, two, had a frightening experience when he got his toilet training seat stuck on his head, much to the concern of his worried mother Emma Sinek, 23.
What seems to be the trouble officer? Police stunned after they find a man using a pizza pan as a steering wheel
A 32-year-old Adelaide man has been arrested and refused bail after he was found using a metal pan as a steering wheel for his defective, uninsured and unregistered car.
Woman and three men charged over the cold case murder of a father bashed, stabbed and buried four years ago near Adelaide
A woman and three men have been charged over the cold case murder of Jayson Doelz, who was bashed, stabbed and buried in the remote town of Kersbrook, in the Adelaide Hills in 2012.
Experimental musician Jake Clark smashed his PCV pipe set in the middle of a busy shopping area in Adelaide. He unveiled his new set of pipes, which makes trance or house sounds using thongs.
'I like destroying property, it's fun': Vandal accused of defacing a WAR MEMORIAL says he's not sorry - then declares 'they won't care, they're not here' before hitching a ride home on a train roof
The teenager said he was not sorry after being confronted by 9News after a war memorial in Adelaide featuring the name of veterans was vandalised.
Former football player 'raped a woman dressed as a zombie schoolgirl at a Halloween party while drunk and high on cocaine'
A court has heard that Nicholas Lionel Murphy (pictured), 27, allegedly raped a woman as she lay sleeping dressed as a zombie schoolgirl after attending a Halloween party in Adelaide.
'The time for mercy has passed': Brothers behind violent McDonald's brawl have nine previous assaults between them but have NEVER been jailed
Two stepbrothers who started a violent brawl at a busy McDonals in Adelaide last year during which they bashed security guards and threw chairs have nine prior convictions between them.
Man could be forced to remove his fence by council bosses after painting it to 'add a bit of colour'
A homeowner faces a battle with his local council in Flagstaff Hill, south of Adelaide over a mural he painted on his back fence to 'add a bit of colour' to the area.
Woman who secretly filmed a nursing home worker trying to force-feed and suffocate her father outraged after centre receives full marks on audit
The Adelaide woman who secretly filmed a nursing home worker trying to force feed and suffocate her 89-year-old father has said she is 'disgusted' the centre has earned full marks on a federal audit.
'Can't be bothered watching now!' Game show fans slam Channel 9 for revealing $1million Hot Seat winner hours before programme went to air
Angry game show fans have slammed Channel Nine for revealing the first ever 'Hot Seat' $1 million winner hours before the programme went to air in Australia.
Retiree becomes the first $1million winner in Channel Nine's Hot Seat - but could YOU get the answer right?
Adelaide retiree Edwin Daly, 67, has has become the first ever $1 million winner in Channel Nine's 'Hot Seat' game show after correctly identifying Banjo Paterson's full name.
Nine people hospitalised after being struck down with salmonella from 'eggs at InterContinental hotel breakfast buffet'
At least 17 people fell ill and nine have been hospitalsed with food poisoning after around 400 hotel guests ate the buffet breakfast at the InterContinental Adelaide last Sunday.
Gymnastics coach admits having sex with two teenage students after striking up a relationship with both girls
A 31-year-old Adelaide man has pleaded guilty to two counts of persistent sexual exploitation of a child with two teenage girls, but his lawyer has said he is not a paedophile.
Would YOU drink it? The 'Asskicker' coffee has 80 times more caffeine than a regular cup - and promises to keep drinkers up for 18 hours
Adelaide's 'Asskicker' iced coffee has 80 times as much caffeine as a regular cup and comes with a health warning.
'I've forgiven her ... and so should all of you': Aboriginal AFL star Eddie Betts urges club NOT to ban his 'racist banana attacker' for life
Adelaide Crows AFL star Eddie Betts has revealed he has forgiven the woman accused of hurling a banana at him in a racially motivated attack during Saturday's showdown with Port Adelaide.
'Socially awkward' 40-year-old virgin avoids jail after admitting to having sexually explicit conversations with young girls online
An Adelaide public servant described as 'socially awkward' has escaped a jail term after being charged with a string of online sexual offences against young girls overseas.
Submarine leak: Combat secrets of boats built by French company with $50billion contract for Australia's new fleet revealed
Classified documents have revealed the combat capability of submarines built by the French company - the same group which won a $50 billion contract to construct Australia's new fleet.
Miraculous recovery from cancer for Australian woman treated with her own 'reprogrammed' immune cells - after being told a year ago she was going to die
Adelaide woman Lauren Krelshem, 21, (pictured) is cancer free after receiving a world-first treatment for her leukaemia - despite being told a year ago her only option was palliative care.
Woman who threw a banana at Aboriginal AFL star Eddie Betts is fined $543 by police for disorderly behaviour
Port Adelaide fan Alexandra Pelosi, 27, (pictured) has been fined $543 for disorderly behaviour after throwing a banana at AFL star Eddie Betts in an alleged racially motivated attack.
'I will not stay silent so you can stay comfortable': Wife of indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts' vows to take on racists after banana-hurling incident
The wife of indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts has taken a stance against racism on social media after her husband had a banana hurled at him during Saturday clash against Port Adelaide.
'My girl is no racist, she's a beautiful kid': Father of woman, 27, who hurled a banana at indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts and called him a 'monkey' says he can't understand why people are 'playing the racist card'
The father of a woman accused of hurling a banana at AFL star Eddie Betts in a racially motivated attack has jumped to his daughter's defence, claiming the 'racist card' has been played against her.
Port Adelaide AFL club bans 'idiot' female supporter accused of racism for throwing a BANANA at indigenous Adelaide Crows star Eddie Betts during the teams' showdown
A woman who threw a banana at Indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts has been given a ban from attending future matches. The Port Adelaide football club took the stand against their member on Saturday.
Aboriginal AFL star has a BANANA thrown at him by a woman in his 250th game - but still kicks five goals in Adelaide Crows' 15-point victory
Indigenous AFL star Eddie Betts had a banana hurled at him by a woman (pictured) during the Adelaide derby game between Port Adelaide and Adelaide Crows on Saturday night.
A 44-year-old Adelaide man has serious burns to his face, neck and arms after lighting a cigarette while covered in petrol at his home on Friday.
The pub with no beer: How a bar was forced to sell coffee, food and art for a year because officials refused to grant an alcohol licence
Adelaide bar Mischief and Mayhem Wine Lounge, is toasting its success after a year long battle to serve alcohol.
It's Ape-hoven! Kluet the orangutan releases debut single after recording a piano tune on his zoo keeper's iPhone
The 21-year-old Sumatran orangutan at Adelaide Zoo used the Garage Band app to play the piano and drums with his finger. It is being sold online to raise money for the zoo's three orangutans.
Son of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh was 'mentally incompetent when he stabbed his father to death' - as he pleads not guilty to killing the AFL legend
Cy Walsh (pictured), 27, has pleaded not guilty to the stabbing murder of his father at the family home in Adelaide on July 3, 2015. Walsh faced the Supreme Court via videolink from prison on Friday.
Mother admitted she killed her daughter, 4, while driving high on meth - but now wants to change her plea after being traumatised by a visit to the horrific crash scene
An Adelaide woman who allegedly crashed her car and killed her four-year-old daughter while high on ice has changed her mind about a guilty plea and now wants to plea not guilty to her daughter's death.
Horrific moment young thugs stab and burn a kangaroo with a cigarette - then upload the vile attack to Snapchat
Horrific images of a badly beaten kangaroo have surfaced after the animal was attacked and tortured by a group of young men in Adelaide. The me filmed the attack for Snapchat where it was
Man who bludgeoned his own mother to death with a metal rod blames her for his stash of child porn and claims it does not make him 'deviant'
Wei Li, 23, who is serving a nine-year jail sentence for manslaughter, pleaded guilty to downloading the material including abuse of a 12-year-old child. He claims it was an 'escape' from his 'tiger mum'.
Mother kills her four-year-old daughter while high on meth after she got behind the wheel of her car and crashed into a truck on her way home from a family funeral
Kylie Anne Hie, 34, admitted to being high on methamphetamine when she crashed her car and killed her four-year-old daughter Charlotte May-Grace in November 2013 in Adelaide.
Man set up illegal tanning solarium in his own garage and advertised the business on Facebook - but was fined $2,000 after it was shut down
An Adelaide man has become the first person to be convicted of operating an illegal solarium in Australia. The commercial use is banned in all states and territories except the Northern Territory.
Pictured: Grandmother, 48 killed after her ambulance used to carry obese patients rolled – as the driver is charged with dangerous driving
A devoted grandmother (pictured) died in front of her teenage daughter after a paramedic who had been treating the woman for four hours rolled an ambulance as he drove her to an Adelaide hospital.
Woman on her way to hospital in an ambulance dies when it rolls over an embankment - as paramedic is charged with dangerous driving
A 16-year-old girl has watched her mother die in a horrific car accident after the ambulance they were travelling in rolled on the way to an Adelaide hospital.
'The world is his school': Single mother sold all of her possessions including her HOME to take her 11-year-old son on a 'global journey' (and she has no intention of coming back)
Ruth Johnston, 54, from Adelaide, sold her house to travel the world with her son Louis and the pair have already visited 65 countries in four years - with Ruth insisting her son has no need for schooling.
Children as young as five are being read stories about gender reassignment in a book called 'My New Daddy'
Researchers at Adelaide-based Flinders University read stories about gender reassignment and sexuality, including 'My New Daddy', to a class of 21 children who were as young as five.
Mother says police ignored her frantic calls for help on the morning her mentally-ill husband killed their four-year-old son
Julia Trinne, a grieving mother whose 4-year-old son was stabbed to death by her husband in 2014, has filed an official complaint against SA Police, claiming officers ignored her at the station.
Heavy fog blanketed Adelaide on Saturday morning, forcing four international flights to be redirected. A warning was issued for dangerous road conditions and city land marks were lost in haze.
At least FIFTY people get salmonella food poisoning from a five-star hotel's breakfast buffet in Adelaide
Victims of a salmonella outbreak at the InterContinental in Adelaide have threatened legal action against the five-star hotel as more than 50 guests were struck down by food poisoning.
Smashed walls, uprooted gardens and fences ripped from the ground: Woman who hasn’t had a driver’s licence since 1988 leaves massive 20 metre path of devastation in her wake
An Adelaide woman who hasn't held a licence in almost three decades - since 1988 - has caused a trail of destruction after getting behind the wheel of a Commodore wagon on Tuesday morning.
Trans-forming the industry: Australian model Gemma Cowling who was scouted just months after transitioning prepares to make her runway debut
Australia's first transgender model Gemma Cowling, 19, will make her catwalk debut at Tuesday night's Adelaide Fashion Festival campaign launch at SAHMRI.
An Australian supermarket has introduced a quiet hour to help those stressed by noise pick up their groceries. Lights are dimmed, volumes on checkouts turned down and music turned off.
Talk about a balls-up! Man loses testicle after it became 'swollen massively' while waiting 11 HOURS for emergency surgery after road accident
An Adelaide man, 38, faces losing one of his testicles after he said it became 'massively swollen' while waiting 11 hours for emergency surgery.
Police raid private college after footage emerges of Year 12 schoolgirl snorting white powder in the playground... just weeks after ecstasy tablets were found at the campus
Police swooped on Adelaide Cedar College on Tuesday and escorted at least two students to the front office after footage emerged of a Year 12 girl snorting a white powder.
Locked in cages and tortured in a squalid home: Sick Adelaide father raped his young daughter, 5, and abused his son, 4, tying them to trees and slamming their fingers in car doors
A sick Adelaide father who raped his young daughter twice and subjected her to unspeakable acts of physical abuse with her younger brother has been found guilty of multiple counts of sexual assault.
Bomb scare in Adelaide as car rams into a police station before the driver threatens officers with a knife
A man, 38, drove a Honda sedan into Adelaide Police Station (pictured) just before 1.30am on Thursday. He also threatened police in a passing patrol car with a knife.
Impotent man who stabbed a sex worker with a stiletto then slashed her throat with a razor 'may have killed her over money or sexual humiliation'
A man found guilty of bludgeoning a sex worker (pictured) with a stiletto and slashing her throat in an Adelaide hotel room is keeping his lips sealed on his motivation for the heinous killing.
'Just trying to make the world a happier place': Kind stranger leaves $10 and a heartwarming letter to 'pay it forward' on a hospital car park meter
A Good Samaritan left a heart-warming message on an envelope 'to make the world a happier place' with $10 in it to pay for parking at Adelaide's Women's and Children's Hospital on Monday.
‘Kill Bronson – b***h deserves it’: The spiteful to-do list a jealous woman wrote as she stalked her ex-partner’s new lover – including buying the HAMMER she used to try to bludgeon her victim to death
Amy Kasehagen broke into 28-year-old Bronson Hayter's Adelaide home in April last year and hit her in the head, inflicting up to 10 blows with the hammer before trying to choke her with a plastic bag.