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Sat 25 Jan 2020

Crime scene declared after Gold Coast factory blaze

premium_icon Crime scene declared after Gold Coast factory blaze

Police are investigating what caused a two-storey Gold Coast factory to go up in flames in the city’s north last night.

Fallen NRL hero’s last chance to dodge jail

premium_icon Fallen NRL hero’s last chance to dodge jail

The 45-year-old was once considered one of the fastest man in rugby league and represented Queensland in State of Origin.

Fri 24 Jan 2020

Woman 'petrified' before partner was killed

Woman 'petrified' before partner was killed

A Perth woman on trial for manslaughter after fatally stabbing her de facto says she feared for her own and her parents' lives as he violently attacked them.

Old police report behind fresh bid for bail

premium_icon Old police report behind fresh bid for bail

Lawyers for a man accused of the 1978 Spear Creek triple murder have argued he should be released on bail because of what a cop wrote in a report 40 years ago.

Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

premium_icon Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

A 65-year-old woman will spend two years behind bars after she defrauded a widow of $140,000 and changed her will to gain a $2 million hinterland estate.

Police watch “burnt out” chef deal meth

premium_icon Police watch “burnt out” chef deal meth

A “burnt out” chef told a court he wasn’t a drug dealer after police officers watched him deal methamphetamine.

Thieves steal military badges, jewellery and underwear

premium_icon Thieves steal military badges, jewellery and underwear

THE Holden used in an attempted armed robbery on Wednesday is believed to have also served as the getaway vehicle in a brazen daylight burglary.

Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

premium_icon Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being paid is likely to be jailed.

Children nearby as man brutally bashed by four others

premium_icon Children nearby as man brutally bashed by four others

In full view of playing children and families, a man has been brutally set upon by four others and bashed in prominent Sunshine Coast carpark.

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

NSW 'body in barrel' killer to be deported

Former factory worker Saso Krstevski will be deported from NSW to Macedonia almost 20 years after killing his boss and stuffing his body in a barrel.

GRAPHIC: Mum’s sick final act before killing kids

GRAPHIC: Mum’s sick final act before killing kids

A 22-year-old woman who allegedly smothered her three children committed the “senseless” act while her fiance was in the next room. WARNING: Graphic

Dad pleads guilty to drug-driving with kids

premium_icon Dad pleads guilty to drug-driving with kids

A drug-driving dad of four has been banned from the roads. He admitted to ‘smoking a cone’ hours before driving with his kids.

Bailed reality star’s new run-in with the law

premium_icon Bailed reality star’s new run-in with the law

Former reality TV star Suzi Taylor has been arrested and charged with assault and stealing by police following an incident on Brisbane’s Caxton Street.

QLD students targeted in $1.5m scam

premium_icon QLD students targeted in $1.5m scam

Students on the Gold Coast have been targeted as part of an elaborate scam which has left victims more than $1.5 million out of pocket.

267 charged over bushfires as police announce crackdown

premium_icon 267 charged over bushfires as police announce crackdown

NSW Police is set to crack down on serial arsonists as they investigate more than 716 fires that are believed to be deliberate.

What really prompted Pell’s prison move

premium_icon What really prompted Pell’s prison move

Disgraced cardinal shifted to the high-security this month after a drone spotted flying close to the prison. But this is what it was really doing.

Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

premium_icon Grandma charged with trafficking $80k in drugs

NAMED: A Blackbutt grandmother appeared emotional and shaken during her court appearance on 60 drug charges.

Drunk man tells police to f**k off near school

premium_icon Drunk man tells police to f**k off near school

A Monto man hurled abuse while doing burnouts during after school pick-up

Phone scam stole $500 from this South Burnett pensioner

premium_icon Phone scam stole $500 from this South Burnett pensioner

The 80-year-old is warning other elderly residents in the South Burnett how he had $500 stolen from his bank account by scammers.

Teen ‘killed family’ then went to school

Teen ‘killed family’ then went to school

A 16-year-old Alabama teenager allegedly stabbed his mother and 12-year-old twin brothers to death and then went about his day.

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