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Fri 21 Sep 2018

New plan to stop Aussie whale slaughter

premium_icon New plan to stop Aussie whale slaughter

THE Sea Shepherd’s founder has another plan after Scott Morrison ignored requests to send a customs ship to prevent poaching by Japanese whalers in Australian...

Grandmother kills alligator after it eats her horse

Grandmother kills alligator after it eats her horse

A GREAT-GRANDMA has killed a 263kg alligator with a single shot after she claimed it ate her miniature horse, sending animal rights group PETA into a frenzy.

Family bar door to stop attempted home invasion

premium_icon Family bar door to stop attempted home invasion

A family was forced to brace against their doors, fending off intruders during a terrifying attempted home invasion

Aussie murder suspect confronts dead wife’s family

Aussie murder suspect confronts dead wife’s family

US bodycam footage has revealed the moment an Australian man suspected of killing his wife on their honeymoon came face-to-face with her family.

Emu killer witch-hunt warning over name and shame

Emu killer witch-hunt warning over name and shame

THE RSPCA has pleaded against an emu-killer witch hunt that has already targeted two innocent people.

Strawberry popularity soars amid needle fears

Strawberry popularity soars amid needle fears

TOUGH new laws for food tamperers and a drastic spike in recipe searches involving strawberries - it appears “food terrorists” have only made Aussies love fruit...

Former NRL player sentenced over wedding assault

premium_icon Former NRL player sentenced over wedding assault

Former NRL bad boy Anthony Watts pleads guilty in Southport Magistrates Court to sustained assault on man at wedding

High on ice, man fronts police station with knife

High on ice, man fronts police station with knife

Magistrate Pink fined Watcho $300 and gave him one last warning before he left the court room.

Punishment won't stop pill poppers

premium_icon Punishment won't stop pill poppers

Prominent Coast lawyer Peter Boyce says more punishment isn't the answer when it comes to drug use and abuse.

Justice for workers underpaid by $300,000

premium_icon Justice for workers underpaid by $300,000

Company issued large fine for underpaying staff by $300,000

How greedy children are cashing in on dementia

premium_icon How greedy children are cashing in on dementia

THE elderly man gave his son $70,000 to extend his home, so he could move in. Then the son cut his dad off and ceased all contact. It’s just one example of what...

Coast’s most wanted man still on the run after 27 years

premium_icon Coast’s most wanted man still on the run after 27 years

AN ORDERED hit, a biscuit company extorted for millions of dollars, two dead and a man on the run for nearly three decades.

100 job applications, no calls and thrice busted with drugs

premium_icon 100 job applications, no calls and thrice busted with drugs

A TEENAGER turned to smoking marijuana after applying for over 100 jobs and not getting one phone call in return.

State rallies behind growers as tough laws come in

premium_icon State rallies behind growers as tough laws come in

QUEENSLAND strawberry growers have received a groundswell of support as tough new laws aimed at sabotage or copycat offenders were passed within a matter of hours.

'I'm burning everything': Mum, girl's alleged horror assault

premium_icon 'I'm burning everything': Mum, girl's alleged horror assault

A man is facing charges of torture and attempted murder after he allegedly dragged a tent which his partner and her daughter were hiding in onto a fire.

Man crashes stolen car and catches a lift, soaked in blood

premium_icon Man crashes stolen car and catches a lift, soaked in blood

A MAN on parole ripped off service stations across Queensland while driving a stolen car before he crashed and caught a lift to Mackay

Meth user 'smart enough to get a bachelor's degree'

premium_icon Meth user 'smart enough to get a bachelor's degree'

Magistrate hits out at university graduate's methamphetamines use

Husband's horror legacy blamed in $300k fraud appeal

premium_icon Husband's horror legacy blamed in $300k fraud appeal

Dead husband blamed for battered wife's health insurance fraud drama

Haddad murder: Brazil chief blasts NSW Police

premium_icon Haddad murder: Brazil chief blasts NSW Police

MARCELO Santoro confessed to strangling Cecilia Haddad because he felt “unwanted”, it was revealed in court, as a Brazilian police chief slammed Australian...

Arrest in stabbing death of bride-to-be

Arrest in stabbing death of bride-to-be

A MAN has reportedly been arrested in the horrific killing of a newly engaged young woman who was out for an evening jog in her upscale Washington DC...

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