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Tue 21 Jan 2020

Paedophile politician ‘breaches parole’ month after release

premium_icon Paedophile politician ‘breaches parole’ month after release

Convicted paedophile and disgraced former state government minister Milton Orkopoulos has been accused of breaching his parole.

’Fake death threat’ professor released from prison

’Fake death threat’ professor released from prison

Professor Dianne Jolley, who is accused of sending threatening letters to herself, will be released from prison almost two weeks since her second arrest.

Teen charged with murder of Jack Beasley granted bail

premium_icon Teen charged with murder of Jack Beasley granted bail

A 16-year-old charged with the murder of teenager Jack Beasley has been granted bail.

CCC integrity demands ‘would make politicians criminals’

premium_icon CCC integrity demands ‘would make politicians criminals’

Annastacia Palaszczuk has been called on not to cave in to demands by the state’s corruption watchdog to strengthen planned integrity laws.

WATCH: Police film dramatic car chase that ends in rollover

premium_icon WATCH: Police film dramatic car chase that ends in rollover

The driver rammed a police car before fleeing through the streets of Mackay

Rebel Wilson embarrassed by photos with drug importer

premium_icon Rebel Wilson embarrassed by photos with drug importer

Wilson has been embarrassed by images of unwittingly posing for photos with convicted drug importer Robbie Bucic as she celebrated her mother’s birthday.

New info could hold key to blind grandfather’s death

premium_icon New info could hold key to blind grandfather’s death

The family of beloved grandfather Raymond Meadows, who was killed along with his seeing-eye dog, have urged an anonymous caller to come forward.

On like Donkey Kong: Drug-crazed dad’s lunatic rampage

premium_icon On like Donkey Kong: Drug-crazed dad’s lunatic rampage

Drug-crazed father Daniel Grace had to be repeatedly blasted with a taser and tackled to the ground after a bizarre act with a wheelie bin.

Ice trafficker’s lavish lifestyle ... while on benefits

premium_icon Ice trafficker’s lavish lifestyle ... while on benefits

Corey Christopher Haysom lived on unemployment benefits while peddling drugs to fund his lavish taste for luxury watches and designer handbags.

‘I hate you’: Texts behind Sandilands’ fight with lover

premium_icon ‘I hate you’: Texts behind Sandilands’ fight with lover

Kyle Sandilands’ girlfriend Tegan Kynaston has admitted to assaulting a cop during a public fight with the radio host but wants her charge dealt with under the...

Hunt for running track booby trap bandit

Hunt for running track booby trap bandit

A man running along a dirt track in New South Wales has stumbled across a dangerous device made out of household items.

Horror discovery made in killer’s brain

Horror discovery made in killer’s brain

When convicted killer Aaron Hernandez died in 2017, he left many unanswered questions — but a scan of his brain may now be providing answers.

$35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

premium_icon $35k surgery bill or smoke weed: Woman’s impossible choice

Short of undergoing expensive surgery, Tammara Hawkins tells court that smoking marijuana is the only way she is able to treat pain from a workplace injury.

Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

premium_icon Mango picker’s huge debt bolstered after car-wash run-in

Fruit picker Stephen Gallaway has added to his near $10,000 SPER debt, instead of opting for community service because he didn’t 'trust himself'

‘Disgraceful’: Police slam thief who stole fire charity tin

premium_icon ‘Disgraceful’: Police slam thief who stole fire charity tin

Police are asking for public assistance after a bushfire charity tin was stolen on the weekend from a Byron Bay business.

Girl's lip severed in 'horrific' dog attack outside pub

premium_icon Girl's lip severed in 'horrific' dog attack outside pub

A woman whose dog bit a teenage girl on the face outside a pub has faced court.

Three tradies killed after pay dispute

Three tradies killed after pay dispute

Three friends have been stabbed to death after a fight allegedly sparked by a dispute over unpaid construction work escalated.

Man accused of violent attack refused bail

premium_icon Man accused of violent attack refused bail

A man accused of a violent attack on a woman in which he allegedly threatened to burn her house down with her inside has been refused bail.

Tributes flow for slain Bandidos bikie boss

premium_icon Tributes flow for slain Bandidos bikie boss

The president of the infamous Bandidos bikie gang who was gunned down at a rural property in NSW has been described as a “lovely fellow” and family man.

Revealed: Queensland’s worst crime spots

premium_icon Revealed: Queensland’s worst crime spots

New data has put a spotlight on Queensland’s worst crime spots with more than 10,000 insurance claims made over four years and car theft on the rise.

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