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Fri 24 Jan 2020

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.

DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

premium_icon DRUG BUST: Alleged mule has ‘gambling problem’, court hears

An alleged drug mule caught with 28kg of cannabis in his car became embroiled in the alleged crime due to a gambling problem, the defence claimed in court.

‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

premium_icon ‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

A judge has expressed her dismay that Queensland’s youth don’t seem to be getting the message that sexting is a crime.

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.

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

A heavily tattooed Brisbane woman claims inhaling whipped cream chargers filled with nitrous oxide left her “paralysed from the waist down”.

‘Cruel’ way royal family failed Meghan

‘Cruel’ way royal family failed Meghan

Six weeks after her fairytale royal wedding, the Queen asked Meghan to do something Kate was protected from for nearly a decade.

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.

‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

premium_icon ‘Your brother is our hero’: World mourns US firefighters

The three US firefighters who died in yesterday’s fiery plane crash have been identified, as NSW Premier Gladys Berijiklian announces memorial for fire victims.

‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

premium_icon ‘I didn’t know what it meant to miss you’

A father and son who died battling a bushfire on the NSW south coast have been farewelled in an emotional funeral service at Cobargo.

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

Mum ’shaken’ as 3yo opens pool gate

Mum ’shaken’ as 3yo opens pool gate

A mum has shared a video showing her child confidently using toys to unlock a pool fence, letting himself and his little sister into the pool area.

Doomsday is now much closer

Doomsday is now much closer

The keepers of the Doomsday clock have said we’re closer than ever to meeting our end, and they say one group of people is to blame.

Tragic reason mother-of-three needed both feet amputated

Tragic reason mother-of-three needed both feet amputated

A 36-year old mother-of-three has shared her horror story on how unclear messaging on a packet led to a life-threatening infection.

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.

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

Koalas, bats, wolf pups sold at Chinese virus market

KOALAS have been identified as one of the many animals sold for human consumption in the Chinese market linked to the deadly coronavirus virus outbreak.

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