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Tue 12 Nov 2019

Why killer driver's 'light sentence' appeal was refused

premium_icon Why killer driver's 'light sentence' appeal was refused

A driver who killed a Coast mother will spend no extra time behind bars, after a bid to increase his jail term was dismissed this morning.

Cops shoot couple during nightclub romp

Cops shoot couple during nightclub romp

A Melbourne couple are suing police after they were shot during a sex act at a club night when the cops mistook a toy gun for the real thing.

How much did alleged father killers know?

premium_icon How much did alleged father killers know?

The defence barristers for two men on trial for murdering a Central Queensland father say they did not know what they were taking part in

'Enraged' man fronts court after alleged triple taser

premium_icon 'Enraged' man fronts court after alleged triple taser

Police claim he needed three tasers to be brought under control.

Bikini-clad woman in brutal park ranger island attack

premium_icon Bikini-clad woman in brutal park ranger island attack

Police are searching for witnesses after a bikini-clad woman punched and kicked two park rangers while they were doing their job. SEE THE VIDEO

WATCH: What I saw inside a $1m-a-day Mexican drug lab

premium_icon WATCH: What I saw inside a $1m-a-day Mexican drug lab

When News Corp journalist Sarah Blake and photographer Nathan Edwards entered a Mexican jungle drug lab, they heard chatter on the radio about “gringos”. They had...

Busted by Sam: Queensland's 20 worst streets for speeding

premium_icon Busted by Sam: Queensland's 20 worst streets for speeding

While some motorists are slowing down for SAM, there are some hot spots where tens of thousands of drivers have been caught out. SEE THE TOP 20 WORST SITES

School's 'deep regret' over teacher's charges

premium_icon School's 'deep regret' over teacher's charges

School teacher Nathan Neil Ramm is facing charges for possession of child exploitation material and has had the matters adjourned until January.

Looters suspected to be targeting bushfire victims

Looters suspected to be targeting bushfire victims

"THESE communities have suffered enough without individuals stealing what items they have left.”

Sex, gun and drug-fuelled antivirus mogul McAfee on the run

Sex, gun and drug-fuelled antivirus mogul McAfee on the run

Sex, gun and drug-fuelled antivirus mogul John McAfee is on the run again — months after a court found him liable for the “torture and murder” of his neighbour.

NRL star Fifita heading home to face the music

premium_icon NRL star Fifita heading home to face the music

Brisbane Broncos star David Fifita is reportedly on his way back to Australia after he was released from a Bali lockup.

Broomstick, clothesline used in citizen’s arrest

premium_icon Broomstick, clothesline used in citizen’s arrest

A 42 year old jailed for stabbing a man in the neck was told he was lucky not to be facing a murder charge.

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Sharon's lover takes stand again as evidence questioned

premium_icon Sharon's lover takes stand again as evidence questioned

Inconsistency found in Billy Mills evidence to court, detectives detail investigation into Sharon Edwards' disappearance four years ago

Farmer ‘made many millions’ as drug kingpin, court told

premium_icon Farmer ‘made many millions’ as drug kingpin, court told

A Brisbane court has heard police allege a market gardener made “many, many millions of dollars” from a secret life as a cannabis kingpin and gang member.

Ambos push for pill testing at festivals

premium_icon Ambos push for pill testing at festivals

Paramedics have a “halfway” solution to the pill testing debate that would see revellers alerted via text messages about dangerous substances.

Military-grade system to protect Harbour Bridge from drones

premium_icon Military-grade system to protect Harbour Bridge from drones

A military-grade counter-drone system could be used to protect the Sydney Harbour Bridge from being hit by drones — which happens on average once a week.

IS recruiter charged with organising Australian terror cell

premium_icon IS recruiter charged with organising Australian terror cell

Hamdi Alqudsi, the first Australian found guilty of helping ISIS fighters get to Syria, has been charged with organising a terror cell in Australia.

What happened when I posed as an underage girl online

premium_icon What happened when I posed as an underage girl online

Posing as an underage girl on the website Omegle, it didn’t take long before I was being propositioned by paedophiles — repeatedly, writes Clare Masters.

Wrongfully jailed man sues government

premium_icon Wrongfully jailed man sues government

A Queensland man who spent five years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit is suing the State Government for damages after the High Court quashed his sentence. He...

Dad forces kids to watch mum perform sex acts

premium_icon Dad forces kids to watch mum perform sex acts

A man made his pregnant wife dress up in a costume, massage and sexually gratify men in the family home. What he made his children do next was truly disturbing.

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