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Fri 18 Jan 2019

FBI exposes global prostitution ring in Australia

premium_icon FBI exposes global prostitution ring in Australia

AN FBI sting operation has led to six arrests and the shutdown of a global prostitution ring operating brothels in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and cities across the...

Federal Court fines Aussie motor repair giant $2.6m

premium_icon Federal Court fines Aussie motor repair giant $2.6m

MOTOR repair giant slammed with a $2.6m fine after it was found to have engaged in deceptive conduct.

Man shot in the face by masked gunman on the run

Man shot in the face by masked gunman on the run

POLICE are still searching for the gun wielding man.

‘No revenge’: Priest’s plea after fatal stabbing

premium_icon ‘No revenge’: Priest’s plea after fatal stabbing

A PRIEST made an impassioned plea to mourners saying: “We are human, but we believe in Jesus Christ, so we don’t take revenge.”

Coast porn actor slapped with fine

premium_icon Coast porn actor slapped with fine

A Gold Coast based private dancer who punched her flatmate’s mother in the neck has walked from court with just a fine.

Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

premium_icon Driver clocked 74km/hr over speed limit

A DRIVER has been slapped with a $1218 fine after he was clocked travelling 74km/hr over the speed limit on a highway south of Brisbane.

Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

premium_icon Man arrested over murder of Aiia Maasarwe

A 20-year-old man has been arrested over the death of Israeli-Arab university student Aiia Maasarwe, two days after her body was found in Melbourne.

Elderly man targeted teen boys in seven years of sex abuse

premium_icon Elderly man targeted teen boys in seven years of sex abuse

A man sexually abused teenage boys over a horrific seven-year period as he travelled the region working for a community organisation.

Council rules out unisex toilet ban after sexual assault

premium_icon Council rules out unisex toilet ban after sexual assault

Despite push for ban, council tells why unisex toilets aren't going anywhere and police give update on investigation.

28 drink, drug drivers caught on Sunshine Coast roads

premium_icon 28 drink, drug drivers caught on Sunshine Coast roads

Eleven drivers were caught driving drug-affected, and the highest fine for that offence was $450 for a NSW driver at Palmview.

Two charged over vicious hammer home invasion

premium_icon Two charged over vicious hammer home invasion

A man was allegedly punched in the face by one of the members of the group and then struck in the face with a hammer, causing significant injuries.

Teen carjacking trio no match for GPS, tracker dog

Teen carjacking trio no match for GPS, tracker dog

AN ALLEGED car heist in Alice Springs yesterday afternoon has led to the arrest of three teens after they did a runner but were tracked down by GPS and a sniffer...

Pialba man's death becomes a homicide investigation

premium_icon Pialba man's death becomes a homicide investigation

The 58-year-old man, known as Wayne, died in hospital nine days after being targeted just outside his unit at Alice St, across the road from a primary school.

Killer ice driver’s drug charges after man’s death

premium_icon Killer ice driver’s drug charges after man’s death

A young woman who killed a motorcyclist when she was driving high on ice has been charged with dealing methamphetamine less than six months after she was released...

Young mother brutally slain in front of child

premium_icon Young mother brutally slain in front of child

A five-year-old girl watched in horror as her mother was brutally murdered in a frenzied attack that shocked Queensland.

Alleged shooter of Ibrahim's bodyguard's son faces court

premium_icon Alleged shooter of Ibrahim's bodyguard's son faces court

A local man charged with shooting the son of underworld heavyweight Semi "Tongan Sam" Ngata in Coffs Harbour will face a Sydney court next month.

Coast stripper’s last chance to face court

premium_icon Coast stripper’s last chance to face court

An adult entertainer accused of bashing her flatmate’s mum has delayed a court date twice in the past week so she could work interstate.

‘Widow of Walcha blended sedatives in Nutribullet’

premium_icon ‘Widow of Walcha blended sedatives in Nutribullet’

Natasha Darcy is accused of blending up animal sedatives in a Nutribullet before gassing her Walcha farmer partner to death at his sheep property in the state’s...

'I'm a warrior': Vigilante saves town from firework attacks

premium_icon 'I'm a warrior': Vigilante saves town from firework attacks

A vigilante who claimed he was defending a town from firework attacks when he assaulted a man has said he's been persecuted his whole life for helping people.

Lawyer targeted in online 'porn attack'

premium_icon Lawyer targeted in online 'porn attack'

BEING blackmailed is far from a laughing matter, but a husband couldn't help but giggle when scammers threatened to release his wife's secret 'porn habits'.

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