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Cops impound 20,000 hoon cars
June 13, 2010 at 12:15 PM


QUEENSLAND police have impounded more than 20,000 cars since anti-hoon laws came into effect. The laws have been labelled the toughest in Australia.
 

Space capsule heading our way
June 13, 2010 at 11:59 AM


A CAPSULE which scientists hope contains some of the oldest dust in the universe will streak back to Earth and land in the Australian desert today.
 

Morris claims top cheese award
June 13, 2010 at 11:49 AM


WITCHES Chase cheesemaker Andre Morris has picked up the Primary Industries Cup for best Queensland entry at the Brisbane Cheese Awards.
 

Aussie soldiers arrive home
June 13, 2010 at 11:36 AM


THE bodies of two soldiers killed in Afghanistan have arrived in Australia. Their remains arrived at Amberley air force base about 10.30am.
 

'Fake cops' try to get into pub
June 13, 2010 at 11:14 AM


TWO young Queenslanders have allegedly impersonated police officers to gain entry into a Sydney pub.
 

Road toll increases by two
June 13, 2010 at 10:16 AM


A TRAGIC weekend has seen the Queensland road toll rise by two with a man and a woman killed in separate traffic accidents.
 

US teen eyes another solo sail bid
June 13, 2010 at 8:29 AM


RESCUED US teen sailor Abby Sunderland says she will make another attempt to sail solo around the world, after a "crazy" few days in the Indian Ocean.
 

Soldiers' bodies to return home
June 13, 2010 at 7:24 AM


THE bodies of two Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week will arrive in Queensland on Sunday morning.
 

Bittersweet birthday for heartbroken dad
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


ALL that Robert Moerland wanted for his birthday was his son Sapper Jacob Moerland home safely. Instead, his son will arrive home today in a casket.
 

Airport tunnel flood link
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


AFTER Lord Mayor Campbell Newman admitted the Clem7 tunnel construction contributed to  flooding, the Airport Link could pose a similar problem.
 

Problems ramp up at public hospitals
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


NURSES are being assigned to ramp duty to check on patients waiting for up to four hours to get inside Queensland's "bed-blocked" public hospitals.
 

Police freeze assets of accused
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


COURT documents reveal police and Crime and Misconduct Commission are now going after the cash, cars and homes of those accused of serious crime.
 

Rookie pollie may be ousted
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


TWENTY-year-old Wyatt Roy's dream of becoming Australia's youngest federal MP is in danger of being shattered after a push by his party to oust him.
 

Scott Volkers refused blue card
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


SWIMMING Queensland's head coach Scott Volkers has been refused a blue card that would have allowed him to work with children despite an appeal.
 

Cop 'used pepper spray on brother'
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


A POLICE audit of capsicum spray has been ordered after an officer allegedly took a spray can home and used it during a fight with his brother.
 

Bob Irwin left out of zoo history
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


FORTIETH birthday celebrations at Australia Zoo have one glaring omission - founder Bob Irwin has not been mentioned as part of the zoo's history.
 

Grandad faces question in a million
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


IN HIS 70 years, Gold Coast man Paul Wolfenden says he has collected a lot of useless information. But tomorrow, that trivia might change his life.
 

Teen girl dies in house fire
June 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM


A TEENAGE girl is dead and a man and teenage boy are in a critical condition following a house fire in Toowoomba.
 

Toddler struck by car dies
June 12, 2010 at 4:45 PM


A TODDLER who ran on to a road and was struck by a car in Brisbane's southern suburbs has died, according to police.