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Tue 25 Sep 2018

Worries for three girls missing in Queensland

Worries for three girls missing in Queensland

HAVE you seen these girls? Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate three girls who were last seen in the Coomera area on Sunday morning.

IN COURT: Retiree accused of flashing child

premium_icon IN COURT: Retiree accused of flashing child

Edward Jeremy Liddicoat, 72, is charged with one count of indecent treatment of a child (exposure).

Bullied girl’s mum hit with restraining order

Bullied girl’s mum hit with restraining order

A DISTRAUGHT mother who claims her daughter was ‘hung from a tree with a skipping rope’, will face court next month after being hit with a restraining order.

Baby killer Keli Lane’s mission to clear her name

Baby killer Keli Lane’s mission to clear her name

KELI Lane is adamant she didn’t kill her baby and there’s a small army of people working behind the scenes trying to help her prove it.

Man bashes childhood mate in truck

premium_icon Man bashes childhood mate in truck

A CHILDHOOD friendship has been left in tatters after one man bashed the other in the back of a removalist van, including putting the victim in a headlock and...

Police respond to Queensland ‘bomb threat’

premium_icon Police respond to Queensland ‘bomb threat’

POLICE have responded to what they called a “bomb threat” overnight. A man is assisting them with their inquiries.

Man ‘pistol-whipped pal’ over Bruno Mars song

Man ‘pistol-whipped pal’ over Bruno Mars song

AN argument over whether a song was by Bruno Mars or not led to a man, 71, hitting his friend in the face with a pistol and the weapon discharging.

Two kinds of speeding, weapons and mental 'cloud of drugs'

premium_icon Two kinds of speeding, weapons and mental 'cloud of drugs'

A YOUNG man's driving and fraud offences occurred "in a cloud of drug use,” Gympie Magistrates Court heard.

'Sadistic, degrading': Drugged offenders' attack on girl, 16

premium_icon 'Sadistic, degrading': Drugged offenders' attack on girl, 16

TWO mates smoked cannabis and took other drugs before subjecting a teenage girl to three hours of torture.

Child porn accused granted bail, banned from the internet

premium_icon Child porn accused granted bail, banned from the internet

A MACKAY man accused of possessing a sizeable quantity of child pornography on his computer has been granted conditional bail.

Uncle jailed for abuse of young nieces

premium_icon Uncle jailed for abuse of young nieces

A MAN has again been jailed for the second case of abuse of his two nieces.

Sad twist in search for missing Maddie

Sad twist in search for missing Maddie

THE parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann have been forced to shut down a site calling for donations because support had dropped to virtually zero.

Sister says relationship 'broken' after Universal Medicine

premium_icon Sister says relationship 'broken' after Universal Medicine

'I was concerned that she was spending a lot of money and not gaining a qualification'

Man allegedly held knife to dog, demanding woman's cash

premium_icon Man allegedly held knife to dog, demanding woman's cash

"If anything happened to them, I would be devastated,” she said.

Mon 24 Sep 2018

‘I just killed my wife’: Man’s shocking confession

‘I just killed my wife’: Man’s shocking confession

AN INDIAN man has pleaded guilty to the stabbing murder of his new wife at her Melbourne home just months after their wedding day.

New Gympie speed, red light camera installed today

premium_icon New Gympie speed, red light camera installed today

The new combined cameras were installed today at the state's riskiest intersections

Frank warning to parents who abduct their own kids

Frank warning to parents who abduct their own kids

A LAW firm has issued a scathing message to parents who abduct their own children in defiance of court orders; you get what you deserve.

Unprepared climbers are pushing rescuers too far

Unprepared climbers are pushing rescuers too far

Mt Warning is more dangerous than ever as injured hikers stretch the resources of emergency services.

Police hunt for driver involved in a cemetery car chase

Police hunt for driver involved in a cemetery car chase

A man has been charged after being caught in stolen car at a cemetery

Man punched partner 20 times

premium_icon Man punched partner 20 times

A MAN with no criminal history head-butted and punched his partner in the head more than 20 times after police served him with a protection order.

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