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Wed 26 Feb 2020

Accused killer ended teenager's life over $500, court told

Accused killer ended teenager's life over $500, court told

A Queensland pensioner has faced court, charged with murder, over the death of a teenage girl after an alleged sexual liaison.

6yo girl begs for help during arrest

6yo girl begs for help during arrest

A sobbing six-year-old girl begged cops to let her go as she was arrested at school for hitting three employees, disturbing police bodycam video shows.

Officer sprayed with liquid during prisoner exchange

premium_icon Officer sprayed with liquid during prisoner exchange

A balloon filled with liquid at a prison near Brisbane has sparked an ugly and bizarre incident.

The three-word Facebook post that undid child sex offender

premium_icon The three-word Facebook post that undid child sex offender

He claimed he didn’t know she was underage, but a three-word Facebook post was enough to convince a jury that was in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old.

Mum drink driving six times over with unrestrained child

premium_icon Mum drink driving six times over with unrestrained child

AN unrestrained child was climbing over car seats as their mother blew six times the legal limit in a roadside random breath test.

Man caught twice with drugs, utensils slapped with $900 fine

premium_icon Man caught twice with drugs, utensils slapped with $900 fine

The defendant was first found with drugs in his car, and on a second occasion, admitted to police he had been smoking marijuana.

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