Queensland News

Mon 23 Apr 2018

Been in a crash? Watch what you say on Facebook

Been in a crash? Watch what you say on Facebook

CRASH victims may have to watch what they say on social media as dodgy dealers zero in with an illegal practice that continues to flourish.

Aussies return reignites memories of tragic day

Aussies return reignites memories of tragic day

TIM Ryan admits the moment he heard the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships would return to Broadbeach, he phoned Matthew Barclay's father, Stephen.

The Coast area where it's almost impossible to get a rental

The Coast area where it's almost impossible to get a rental

ONE Sunshine Coast suburb holds the mantle for the tightest rental market in Queensland.

Jockey accused of throwing race vindicated after long fight

Jockey accused of throwing race vindicated after long fight

A SUNSHINE Coast jockey who was accused of throwing a race has finally found vindication in a 10-month battle to save her racing career.

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

Nurse charged over drunken city nightclub tantrum

A nurse who threw a 2am tantrum outside an Ipswich nightclub told police she'd refuse to treat them at hospital.

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Dad's 'shocking' abuse on family terrified children

Angry dad beat his wife and hit his young daughtera walking stick after the child tried to put a stop to the violence

LUCKY ESCAPE: Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

LUCKY ESCAPE: Boy's leg saved after freak mower accident

"I could see Zane's foot turning blue and I thought he was going to lose his leg.”

Sun 22 Apr 2018

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Woman found dead in custody in Ipswich

Guards find woman, 44, deceased during a routine cell check

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

He only took his eyes off the road for a second

By the time he looked up it was too late to avoid a crash - and the resulting disaster for the innocent victims.

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

Landcruiser theft: one teen arrested, one still on the run

AFTER a three hour search, police have confirmed one of the two teenagers suspected of stealing a car in Mackay overnight has been found and arrested.

Child trapped in Bruce Hwy crash wreckage, major delays

Child trapped in Bruce Hwy crash wreckage, major delays

A child has sustained multiple leg fractures in a horror Bruce Highway crash, as two other children and five adults are also taken to hospital this afternoon

Car flips on beach, two airlifted to hospital

Car flips on beach, two airlifted to hospital

TWO people have been airlifted to hospital after a car flipped while driving on a Sunshine Coast beach.

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

Man punched bloked in the head over 'torments'

'They wouldn't shut their mouths so I dealt with it.'

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.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

GRAPHIC: Stolen pitbull returned with horrible injuries

GRAPHIC: Stolen pitbull returned with horrible injuries

WARNING - GRAPHIC: Some good news for one Ooralea dog owner after he found his beloved pitbull, Punter, who had been stolen.

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.

Two prison officers suspended from M'boro jail

Two prison officers suspended from M'boro jail

A complaint has been lodged with the Crime and Corruption Commission.

TRIBUTE: Life of 9yo schoolboy cut tragically short

TRIBUTE: Life of 9yo schoolboy cut tragically short

Ayden Watson lived a short life, but the late 9-year-old relished every moment

Snake bite victim’s fatal error

Snake bite victim’s fatal error

A NEIGHBOUR of Aaron Bryant, 46, who died from a venomous snake bite on Thursday has recalled the final moments of the man’s life.

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.

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