WSFM Breaking News Tuesday October 31 2017
HERE'S WHAT'S MAKING NEWS TODAY:
A dire warning from the outgoing CRIME COMMISSION boss ... who says budget cuts will cause a spike in crime.
PETER HASTINGS says we can expect a surge in organised crime, money laundering and murders ... because funding is not matching growth.
He says they're already struggling ... with the work more resource intensive than ever and budgets shrinking.
A SYDNEY teenager has now been charged over a punch at a HALLOWEEN party ... which has left another teen in an induced coma.
The 17-year-old will front court today ... after allegedly attacking the 16-year-old in GLADESVILLE on SATURDAY night.
He remains in a serious condition ... police are still wanting to speak to a number of witnesses who are yet to come forward.
A major development in the investigation into RUSSIA influence into last year's US election ... with TWO former TRUMP officials charged with conspiracy.
PAUL MANAFORT and RICK GATES are facing 12 charges, including conspiracy to launder money and of being an unregistered agent of a foreign country.
Another TRUMP campaigner has also admitted to lying to the FBI about his contact with a Russian national.
The PRESIDENT has already taken to TWITTER - saying the allegations pre-date his campaign and there was NO COLLUSION.
MALCOLM TURNBULL has arrived in ISRAEL for a swift round of meetings ... and to mark the centenary of the BATTLE OF BEERSHEBA.
MR TUNRBULL is the first PM to visit the country since JOHN HOWARD nearly 20 years ago.
It comes as reports of the PM'S fiery temper emerge at home.
ABORIGINAL leader WARREN MUNDINE says he was on the end of a blast from a "white hot angry" TURNBULL ... after the suggested their relationship was poor and he had no real interest in indigenous affairs.
THE SIMPSONS and MODERN FAMILY are gone from CHANNEL 10 for good.
FOX has ripped up its deal with the network as the final stages of a takeover by CBS begins in court today.