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Tue 10 Dec 2019

Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

premium_icon Help our Rural Fireys: Push for volunteers to get paid leave

Rural Firefighter volunteers need help paying the price for saving people from bushfires but are our politicians listening?

‘Started at 12’: Young user desperate to give up the drugs

premium_icon ‘Started at 12’: Young user desperate to give up the drugs

Her drug addiction started at just 12, leading one woman to beg a court judge for an intervention.

Why terminally ill pensioner allegedly sold cocaine

premium_icon Why terminally ill pensioner allegedly sold cocaine

The sad reason a terminally ill pensioner nicknamed “Uber Bob” was allegedly selling thousands of dollars worth of cocaine a week has been heard in court.

Data guru at centre of child sex claims tracked to Belgium

premium_icon Data guru at centre of child sex claims tracked to Belgium

A high-profile privacy expert wanted on an international arrest warrant over sex claims involving homeless children in Australia is thought to be in Belgium .

‘I just want pizza’: Suspicious dad pulled over at Nightowl

premium_icon ‘I just want pizza’: Suspicious dad pulled over at Nightowl

A GLADSTONE father told police he just wanted pizza when officers pulled him over in the carpark at the nightowl centre.

Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

premium_icon Queensland ground zero for pedophile bust

A teacher, a man who worked at a hospital and a chef who lived near a childcare centre are among a group of Queenslanders arrested by a national pedophile-busting...

Mon 9 Dec 2019

NAMED AND SHAMED: Roma thug, 19 punched woman unconscious

premium_icon NAMED AND SHAMED: Roma thug, 19 punched woman unconscious

A VIOLENT thug argued with his girlfriend before punching her in the face, causing her head to slam into the concrete.

New Prince Andrew claims rock Palace

New Prince Andrew claims rock Palace

A new witness says she saw Prince Andrew dancing with Jeffrey Epstein’s sex slave as a second victim alleges the Duke had sex with her.

My home, my nightmare: Grieving mum sells after son's murder

premium_icon My home, my nightmare: Grieving mum sells after son's murder

Amongst the furniture and the photos, a heart-broken Jeanette Ferguson mourns her murdered son Gary and dreams of a new home where the pain of death is erased.

Four words that exposed killer dad

Four words that exposed killer dad

All it took were four words for police to know Chris Watts was lying about his “missing” family and had actually murdered them.

Arrest made at anti-Adani protest

premium_icon Arrest made at anti-Adani protest

A woman has chained herself to a gate by her neck, and two others have locked onto machinery at two Adani sites

'DEVASTATED': Family's shock after puppy shot with arrows

premium_icon 'DEVASTATED': Family's shock after puppy shot with arrows

A BELOVED family pet had to be euthanised after he was shot by a longbow, leaving him in "extreme pain".

Man’s ‘missing teeth’ lead to vicious dog bowl assault

premium_icon Man’s ‘missing teeth’ lead to vicious dog bowl assault

The 67-year-old bystander told victim she ‘deserved’ vicious attack in front of her teenage son.

‘Frustrating’ twist in dance studio child rape case

‘Frustrating’ twist in dance studio child rape case

A predator who launched a sick sex attack on a schoolgirl in a dance studio was supposed to be sentenced today, but the judge dropped a bombshell.

Ex-police minister's dad charged over fatal hit-run

premium_icon Ex-police minister's dad charged over fatal hit-run

Ex-police minister Troy Grant said his devastated father “has offered to trade his own life to bring back” the man he is accused of killing.

WATCH: Former council CEO tells all from behind bars

premium_icon WATCH: Former council CEO tells all from behind bars

Former CEO of Ipswich City Council Carl Wulff has spoken about the devastating impacts his actions have had on his family, finances and career

Plibersek ‘no comment’ on rape claims by Hawke’s daughter

premium_icon Plibersek ‘no comment’ on rape claims by Hawke’s daughter

Tanya Plibersek has refused to criticise Bob Hawke after the Labor legend’s daughter claimed he urged her not to tell police she was raped by one of his union mates.

12yo girl charged over stabbing

12yo girl charged over stabbing

A 12-year-old girl has been charged after two people were allegedly slashed with a knife in a busy Cairns store on the weekend.

IN COURT: 37 people facing Tweed Heads Local Court today

premium_icon IN COURT: 37 people facing Tweed Heads Local Court today

Each day a number of people appear at Tweed Heads Local Court, on a range of different charges

Man charged with shooting puppy with longbow and arrow

premium_icon Man charged with shooting puppy with longbow and arrow

Residents took the puppy to a veterinarian where he was euthanised due to the severity of his injuries

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