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Tue 17 Sep 2019

Top cop’s disgust at theft from dead woman

premium_icon Top cop’s disgust at theft from dead woman

Horrified senior police and community leaders have slammed the alleged actions of a man who stole a handbag from beside the body of a dead woman.

Mum leaves naked child in park with sibling

premium_icon Mum leaves naked child in park with sibling

A mum left her two children in a park unattended for more than an hour, the youngest naked.

KILLER TEENS: Callous and cowardly killing of war veteran

premium_icon KILLER TEENS: Callous and cowardly killing of war veteran

TWO Toowoomba teenagers, aged just 16 and 14, who killed World War II veteran Stanley James Smith with a fence paling for just $8 have never been named.

'Cult' leader issues 'unreserved' apology to blogger

premium_icon 'Cult' leader issues 'unreserved' apology to blogger

A MAN found by a Supreme Court jury to be the leader of a "socially harmful cult" has published an apology to the blogger he unsuccessfully sued for defamation.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Kids witness horrific dog attack at birthday party

premium_icon Kids witness horrific dog attack at birthday party

A dangerous dog wouldn’t let go of another dog as it mauled and violently shook it in a family park.

Bomb squad investigate suspicious device

premium_icon Bomb squad investigate suspicious device

A major road was closed this afternoon after the bomb squad was called to investigate a suspicious device.

Coroner hints at timing for inquest

premium_icon Coroner hints at timing for inquest

Nearly a year after the double stabbing that shattered a small Queensland town, the timing of an inquest into the bizarre sequence of events has become clearer.

Patient threatens Lismore hospital nurse with scissors

premium_icon Patient threatens Lismore hospital nurse with scissors

POLICE are investigating a matter at Lismore Base Hospital, in which a female nurse was allegedly threatened with a pair of scissors by a patient.

Reason man was speeding before fatal crash

premium_icon Reason man was speeding before fatal crash

A Brisbane driver who crashed into another car while travelling more than 40km an hour over the speed limit — killing an elderly man inside — has been jailed.

Murderer manhunt takes new turn as cops scour for clues

premium_icon Murderer manhunt takes new turn as cops scour for clues

The murder weapon used to kill homeless man David Collin in his sleep could have been taken from a nearby construction site and ditched.

Transport business owner's pie fraud leaves a sour taste

premium_icon Transport business owner's pie fraud leaves a sour taste

Transport operator Daniel James McDonald faces court after defrauding large chunk of cash from food enterprise

Tweed police seize largest amount of ice seen in years

premium_icon Tweed police seize largest amount of ice seen in years

A MASSIVE haul of ice has been seized in the Tweed by police, with two men being arrested and charged.

Man who confessed to murder might finally give evidence

premium_icon Man who confessed to murder might finally give evidence

The man who confessed to the murder of a little girl in 1970 may be forced to give evidence as detectives review one of the state’s oldest unsolved cases.

Hunt is on for man accused of break and enter, larceny

premium_icon Hunt is on for man accused of break and enter, larceny

Police are appealing to the Northern Rivers public to help them located a man wanted for a number of charges including Aggravated break and enter

Sarah Budge left red-faced by ‘Sexy John’ radio admission

premium_icon Sarah Budge left red-faced by ‘Sexy John’ radio admission

John Ibrahim’s model girlfriend says it felt like a “kick to the face” when she heard the Kings Cross identity declare he was single live on national radio.

Bond cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

premium_icon Bond cleaning business embroiled in dust-up

Police are investigating a former model, journalist and businesswoman amid claims she owes money to customers including a woman devastated in floods.

Charges dropped against ex bikie’s girlfriend

premium_icon Charges dropped against ex bikie’s girlfriend

The Insta-famous girlfriend of a former Hells Angels bikie has had charges against her dropped in court this morning.

Pisasale to stand trial for sexual assault

premium_icon Pisasale to stand trial for sexual assault

Paul Pisasale has been committed to stand trial for sexual assault, where he is accused of “unlawfully and indecently” assaulting a woman twice.

Man in court after body found in  house fire

premium_icon Man in court after body found in house fire

A man has faced court accused of murder and arson after a house fire in which the body of a man was found last month.

Brothers caught with over 400 child pornography images

premium_icon Brothers caught with over 400 child pornography images

TWO Gladstone brothers living under the same roof had no idea they both shared the same “evil” hobby of viewing child pornography – a court has been told.

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