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On her 25th birthday in 1993, Ms Presley inherited US$100 million.

Lisa Marie Presley sues manager after losing millions

Elvis' daughter inherited $100 million in 1993, but says she has just $14,000 left.

 usan Austen, who's charged with aiding the suicide of 77-year-old Annemarie Treadwell.

Susan Austen found not guilty of assisted suicide

She was found guilty on two charges of importing a Class C drug.

He pleaded guilty to killing his wife, daughter and family friend.

Exclusive Brethren man sentenced over triple fatality crash

He pleaded guilty to careless driving that killed his wife, daughter and family friend.

Two bodies were found in the Wesley St home last month, but police believe the pair died before the blaze.

Dunedin man due in court over suspicious fire

Police believe the two people found in the Wesley St fire last month died before the blaze.

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The drawn-out legal battle will resume on Monday morning.

Kim Dotcom extradition battle ramps up a notch

The case is now before the Court of Appeal.

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Waikato racing manslaughter trial to begin

The trial of two young Hamilton men charged with manslaughter over the deaths of four people in an alleged street race in 2016 is due to start.

Diane Moody cares for her severely disabled son Shane full-time.

Mum of disabled adult son 'delighted' to win pay appeal

Diane Moody was told she could only be paid for 17 hours a week despite providing 24/7 care for her son Shane.

The accused's mother allegedly bought him the ticket to help him flee.

Former Kiwi sportsman pulled off flight, charged with rape

The accused's mother allegedly bought him the ticket to help him flee.

A New Hampshire woman is the winner of last months US $560 million Powerball win but wishes to stay anonymous.

Woman wins $770m, but can't collect without releasing her name

Powerball officials say identification is needed to protect against fraud.

Employment law expert Jennifer Mills says pulling a sickie today is not the smartest move.

How hard is it to get away with pulling a sickie?

"If you provide a valid medical certificate, it's very difficult for an employer to look behind it."

The victim was stabbed on a street filled with families looking at Christmas lights.

Man to appear in court over Christmas season stabbing

The victim was stabbed on a street filled with families looking at Christmas lights.

Randall Margraves (L) lunges at Larry Nassar,(wearing orange) a former team USA Gymnastics doctor who pleaded guilty in November 2017 to sexual assault charges, during victim statements of his sentencing in the Eaton County Circuit Court in Charlotte, Michigan, U.S., February 2, 2018.   REUTERS/Rebecca Cook - RC1495A64ED0

Dramatic moment victims' father lunges at sex abuser in court

Video shows the man trying to attack disgraced Olympic gymnastic doctor Larry Nassar.

Chris Parker admitted he robbed the victims he was pretending to care for.

Homeless Manchester bombing 'hero' jailed for robbery

Chris Parker admitted he robbed the victims he was pretending to care for.

Eli Holtz was assaulted just after 3am on Saturday

Charge upgraded over teenager's Queen St death

A Bulls man now faces a manslaughter charge over the 18-year-old's death.

"I guess you can only keep things buried for so long."

Mother's anguished letter to John Banks over son's paternity

"I guess you can only keep things buried for so long."

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Dunedin's historic courthouse to reopen

The 115-year-old building has been closed for seven years.

"No sentence can reflect the damage done by Naufahu."

Rene Naufahu's victim's brave message after sentencing

"No sentence can reflect the damage done by Naufahu."

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Rip-off cuts deeper when it's someone you trust

How do you face your accusers when they're your neighbours, wonders Mark Sainsbury.

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Judge sends jandal-wearing defendants home to change

"You're in a courtroom, not a beach," the Alexandra District Court judge told them.