The group was hit with high winds, heavy snow and temperatures of minus -20 degrees when one of the hikers broke a leg. Things quickly went from bad to worse.
A woman and two children, the youngest just six years old, have died after their car crashed down an embankment on the NSW Central Coast. Read more.
Workmates were appalled that mining continued on the Queensland site as a man's body was recovered following a fatal accident. Read more.
When their boat was smashed by a huge wave, a brave mother sacrificed her own life to keep her two kids alive by breastfeeding them while she drank her own urine. Read more.
AJ’s mum opened up about the harrowing event on social media this week. Ready why she believes her missing son was found safe.
Anthony 'AJ' Elfalak's mum has broken her silence as the search for her missing son in NSW heads into its third day. Find out what we know so far.
It took firefighters 40 minutes to free the toddler. Her parents regret not covering up the hazard. Read more about how this unusual rescue unfolded.
Anthony 'AJ' Elfalak is also non-verbal and was last seen at a home on the property in the Hunter region. Find out more details about the missing boy.
Protective instincts kicked in for a Californian woman when a mountain lion attacked her 5-year-old son. Read how she used her bare hands to fend it off.
A terrifying one-minute video is the last anyone heard from the woman before she was swept away by floodwaters. Find out more here.
The alligator latches on to the trainer's hand and drags her into the tank. A bystander jumps in and wrestles the gator in an attempt to free the woman. Watch the drama unfold.
Have you seen Daniel? The family of a missing Brisbane man is pleading with him to come home. Read more about his disappearance.
Michael Beames' jet-ski death in Tasmania was found to be 'completely avoidable' and appeared 'inevitable', according to a coronial inquest.
Watch the incredible rescue of a child after a major earthquake struck southwestern Haiti, reducing homes, schools and businesses to rubble.
The whale became entangled off the coast of Coolangatta. Crews are at the scene working to free the large mammal. Find out more.
The infant fell onto the concrete in Sydney's northwest, sustaining a serious head injury. Read more about the tragic accident.
Watch the heart-stopping moment a wheelchair-bound man, who fell onto New York City subway tracks, is rescued seconds before a train arrives.
Hundreds of people were rescued from a sinking ship in international waters over the weekend. Find out how the drama unfolded.
David Jerome died last week after he and his wife Kristen were hit by lighting during a family beach holiday. Find out more.
Firies are warning people about the potential danger of wheat packs. Find out about this household issue you may not be aware of.