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Fri 16 Nov 2018

19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

premium_icon 19 children dead, two more critical. When will this end?

Nineteen children have died as a result of murder or manslaughter in 2018. Journalist SHERELE MOODY asks what will it take to end these deaths?

Indie fatal crash details will die with driver

premium_icon Indie fatal crash details will die with driver

Lawyer Peter Boyce says details of a Coast crash which killed six-year-old girl Indie Armstrong will die with the driver, Miriam Grace Paton.

7yo girl sexually assaulted and rescuer stabbed

7yo girl sexually assaulted and rescuer stabbed

A YOUNG girl has been sexually assaulted and a man who tried to help her was stabbed in a horrific incident in Sydney’s southwest overnight.

Saudi murderers’ gruesome fate

Saudi murderers’ gruesome fate

Saudi officials have vowed to behead five suspects charged with the murder of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

‘I’ve killed a child and I don’t want to live anymore’

premium_icon ‘I’ve killed a child and I don’t want to live anymore’

These were the last words of the 86-year-old woman who fatally struck little Indie Armstrong in the carpark of a Sunshine Coast shopping centre. Her husband said...

Coast crime reports ‘are being hidden’

premium_icon Coast crime reports ‘are being hidden’

The State Government is being accused of hiding three critical reports in a bid to stop debate about the need for more of police on the Gold Coast.

Aged pensioner's meth delivered by Australia Post

premium_icon Aged pensioner's meth delivered by Australia Post

AN AGED pensioner has been remanded in custody after being caught red-handed signing for a delivery of 28g of methamphetamines.

Woman targeting shoppers with sick scam

Woman targeting shoppers with sick scam

Sydneysiders are being warned to watch out for a woman running a vile scam targeting kind hearted shoppers, with dozens having already fallen victim.

White ute and sedan set on fire overnight

premium_icon White ute and sedan set on fire overnight

Fire crews called to car fires across region

Megafraud appeal: 'Profound' Kleenmaid problem alleged

premium_icon Megafraud appeal: 'Profound' Kleenmaid problem alleged

Coast whitegoods businessman says conviction and jail sentences are wrong

'Cruel' child rapist to be sentenced

premium_icon 'Cruel' child rapist to be sentenced

Christopher John McCoy expected to get more jail time for horrific crimes 

Police find miniature cannon in raid at Blacks Beach home

premium_icon Police find miniature cannon in raid at Blacks Beach home

MACKAY police raided the home of a Blacks Beach man and charged him with the possession of a working miniature cannon.

Girl sexually assaulted and man stabbed

Girl sexually assaulted and man stabbed

Horrific details of an alleged sexual assault on a seven-year-old girl and a stabbing of a man who tried to help her are emerging from Sydney’s south.

'I will come to your house with the boys and burn you alive'

premium_icon 'I will come to your house with the boys and burn you alive'

A PACIFIC Highway worker who made a frightening threat to Lismore man who was allegedly harassing a female acquaintance has found himself before a court.

Drunk driver crashed while five time over limit

premium_icon Drunk driver crashed while five time over limit

He had sculled drinks at a pub in Torbanlea around lunch time before making the dumb decision to get into his car.

Predator rapes 10-year-old stepdaughter

premium_icon Predator rapes 10-year-old stepdaughter

A sexual predator from the Whitsundays who crept into his stepdaughter's room and raped her could be released from prison. Warning: Disturbing content

$8.5m Chinese money laundering ring smashed

$8.5m Chinese money laundering ring smashed

More than $8 million in jewellery, vehicles and properties have been seized across Australian states in an alleged money laundering scheme by Chinese nationals.

Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

premium_icon Punishment ramped up for attacking hospital staff

People who attack hospital staff could face tougher charges under measures being considered to protect the state’s health workers.

Liam Anderson’s mum: ‘I just want to hold him one more time’

premium_icon Liam Anderson’s mum: ‘I just want to hold him one more time’

Lindy Anderson — mother of Liam, who died 10 days ago — says she is haunted by thoughts of the last terrifying moments of her son’s life.

Police nab six as cocaine ‘season’ warms up

premium_icon Police nab six as cocaine ‘season’ warms up

Detectives nabbed six alleged suppliers and $40,000 worth of cocaine in a single day in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

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