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Fri 24 Jan 2020

Woman 'petrified' before partner was killed

Woman 'petrified' before partner was killed

A Perth woman on trial for manslaughter after fatally stabbing her de facto says she feared for her own and her parents' lives as he violently attacked them.

Million-dollar lawsuit over checkout slip-up

premium_icon Million-dollar lawsuit over checkout slip-up

A man, 72, claims his life has completely changed since he slipt on spilt milky liquid while walking through a store checkout. He is suing for over $1 million.

Celeste Barber’s funds start flowing to firies

premium_icon Celeste Barber’s funds start flowing to firies

Celeste Barber’s record-breaking $52 million bushfire fundraising has started to flow to the NSW RFS. But distributing the money has become a “complex issue”.

Grim find pushes bushfire death toll to 33

premium_icon Grim find pushes bushfire death toll to 33

The national death toll from this season’s unprecedented fires has now climbed to 33 after police confirmed the discovery of human remains in a burnt-out house.

Weird spot this snake slithered out of

premium_icon Weird spot this snake slithered out of

A snake catcher was confronted with an unusual job, after an adventurous tree snake decided to go hunting in a tight spot and became the prey instead.

Old police report behind fresh bid for bail

premium_icon Old police report behind fresh bid for bail

Lawyers for a man accused of the 1978 Spear Creek triple murder have argued he should be released on bail because of what a cop wrote in a report 40 years ago.

‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

premium_icon ‘The problem is young people don’t know it’s a crime’

A judge has expressed her dismay that Queensland’s youth don’t seem to be getting the message that sexting is a crime.

Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

premium_icon Mum jailed for $2M fake will rip-off

A 65-year-old woman will spend two years behind bars after she defrauded a widow of $140,000 and changed her will to gain a $2 million hinterland estate.

Woman's serious facial injuries after horse kick

premium_icon Woman's serious facial injuries after horse kick

Third serious incident CQ Rescue has attended involving animals this month

Breaking: Man suffers drug overdose at Correctional Centre

premium_icon Breaking: Man suffers drug overdose at Correctional Centre

A QAS crew is attending Capricorn Correctional Centre.

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

Legal high left woman ‘paralysed’

A heavily tattooed Brisbane woman claims inhaling whipped cream chargers filled with nitrous oxide left her “paralysed from the waist down”.

‘Cruel’ way royal family failed Meghan

‘Cruel’ way royal family failed Meghan

Six weeks after her fairytale royal wedding, the Queen asked Meghan to do something Kate was protected from for nearly a decade.

Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

premium_icon Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

In what’s being touted as the biggest year of roads spending in the state’s history, $23 billion is being spent on upgrades. SEE THE FULL LIST OF ROADS

Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

premium_icon Hay bale scammer took $40K from ‘desperate’ farmers

A 27-year-old man who advertised discounted hay bales on social media but never delivered to desperate farmers after being paid is likely to be jailed.

Children nearby as man brutally bashed by four others

premium_icon Children nearby as man brutally bashed by four others

In full view of playing children and families, a man has been brutally set upon by four others and bashed in prominent Sunshine Coast carpark.

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