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Sun 22 Apr 2018

Landcruiser theft: Girl found but not yet in custody

Landcruiser theft: Girl found but not yet in custody

THE teenage girl suspected of stealing a four-wheel drive in Mackay overnight is believed to be hiding in a cane field next to the Bruce Hwy in Proserpine.

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

Tomahawk-wielding boy on run after terrifying car theft

A GROUP of boys, including one who threatened a woman with a tomahawk while stealing her car, remains on the run.

Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

Who is the best person to make the big decisions for you?

Have you thought about what would happen regarding Power of Attorney if you separate from your spouse?

Sat 21 Apr 2018

GOOD BOY: 17-year-old dog protected missing toddler

GOOD BOY: 17-year-old dog protected missing toddler

Max the blue heeler is in for a special treat tonight, after the 17-year-old dog protected his owner's granddaughter when she wandered from a property.

Toxic smoke bomb explosion forces Qld resort evacuation

Toxic smoke bomb explosion forces Qld resort evacuation

A BEACHSIDE resort has been evacuated after a smoke bomb exploded, exposing nine people including emergency services personnel to a toxic substance.

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

Alarming numbers of dead turtles washed up

FISHERIES has been ramping up patrols in the net free zone off Cape Hillsborough after reports of almost daily mature turtle deaths around Seaforth.

Re-rolled cigarette butts blamed for positive saliva test

Re-rolled cigarette butts blamed for positive saliva test

A woman busted driving on ice claimed she hadn't used the drug and suggested re-rolling tobacco from discarded cigarettes butts could have been her downfall.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

U-TURN: Ipswich council to sign new recycling contract

IPSWICH City Council has backed down on its decision to send all recyclables to landfill.

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Her parents had desperately tried to pry open the bedroom door, but by the time they gained access to her room it was too late, sources said.

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

Coast mum, club president jailed over 'shameful' $23k theft

THE FORMER president of a Coast organisation has been jailed for stealing more than $20,000 from the club.

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

'Someone, somewhere will be hammered' by wild weather

PATCHY, isolated heavy falls could be expect over the next few days with the potential for conditions to worsen according to BOM forecasters.

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police pull guns on teen waving around 40cm knife

Police were forced to draw their guns when an 18-year-old woman walked along Hervey Bay’s Esplanade waving around a knife.

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

Mum's dangerously high alcohol reading shocks magistrate

A MUM busted for driving at six times the legal alcohol limit was dobbed in by concerned onlookers after nipping down the shops for some bread rolls.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

'Help': Mum's chilling text message to neighbour

'Help': Mum's chilling text message to neighbour

A MAN threatened to kill his partner and was only stopped by his daughter

Gympie teen busted doing 157km/h on Bruce Hwy death stretch

Gympie teen busted doing 157km/h on Bruce Hwy death stretch

She told police she had no reason for speeding

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