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Young Titans player in court
June 17, 2010 at 3:20 PM


A GOLD Coast Titans rugby league youth star accused of assault offences has vowed to fight the charges.
 

Concern for young mother
June 17, 2010 at 3:06 PM


POLICE are searching for a young mother that went missing in north Queensland in April.
 

Town farewells brave Digger
June 17, 2010 at 3:02 PM


THE young fiancee of fallen soldier Jacob ``Snowy'' Moerland has broken down at his funeral as she read a love letter he penned to her from Afghanistan.
 

Patel jury told to ignore media storm
June 17, 2010 at 2:41 PM


THE jury in the manslaughter trial of surgeon Jayant Patel was today asked to ignore the frenzied media storm which had swirled around him for years.
 

Second pedophile freed by court
June 17, 2010 at 1:52 PM


A DANGEROUS pedophile is being released from jail by a Supreme Court judge after his third application for supervised release was successful.
 

Thrill walk to Coast's Q1 spire
June 17, 2010 at 1:09 PM


ADRENALIN junkies could soon be walking among the clouds - around the edge of the Q1 spire - if Dreamworld's plan for an outdoor skywalk is approved.
 

Motorist 'aimed' for pensioner
June 17, 2010 at 12:53 PM


A MOTORIST allegedly attempted to murder a pensioner by waiting for him and then mowing him down with his car after a dispute at a Gold Coast hotel.
 

Bligh may have misled parliament
June 17, 2010 at 12:17 PM


PREMIER Anna Bligh may have misled Parliament by claiming the CMC chairman was consulted about renewing Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson's contract.
 

Was redemption Patel's aim?
June 17, 2010 at 11:11 AM


AMBITION, ego and a lack of insight might have led Jayant Patel to "redeem" himself by performing complex operations in Bundaberg, a court has heard.
 

Burst main causes city chaos
June 17, 2010 at 10:59 AM


A BURST water main that sent thousands of litres of water gushing through the streets in Brisbane city's main shopping district has caused chaos.
 

Cops' deadline to act on Mulrunji
June 17, 2010 at 9:49 AM


POLICE Commissioner Bob Atkinson has been given 14 days to report back to the CMC on what action he will take against six officers over the 2004 death in custody of Cameron Doomadgee.
 

Caravan flips, traps woman
June 17, 2010 at 9:34 AM


A CAR towing a caravan has rolled over on the Bruce Highway this morning, trapping one woman and slowing traffic to a crawl.
 

Alien rock drama comes back to Earth
June 17, 2010 at 8:10 AM


A BIZARRE-looking space rock at the centre of a long-running dispute in southwest Queensland should finally land itself in a new home today.
 

CMC 'refused Mulrunji probe'
June 17, 2010 at 8:01 AM


THE Crime and Misconduct Commission has been accused of shirking its duties - by refusing to take over the police investigation into the Palm Island death in custody.
 

Cops consider swearing 'context'
June 17, 2010 at 7:54 AM


ON-THE-SPOT fines for swearing will be at the whim of police officers based on the "environment" and the level of offence caused.
 

26 cows fall off back of truck
June 17, 2010 at 7:35 AM


POLICE are investigating how two crates of cattle "fell off" the back of a semi-trailer killing 26 of the beasts.
 

Man run down on Milton Road
June 17, 2010 at 7:07 AM


THE outbound lanes of Milton Road are closed after a near-fatal crash this morning.
 

Woman injured in cliff car crash
June 17, 2010 at 12:42 AM


A 20-YEAR-OLD woman has been taken to Cairns Base Hospital with significant spinal injuries after her car fell four metres onto rocks south of Port Douglas.
 

Woman hurt as car falls 4m
June 17, 2010 at 12:42 AM


A 20-YEAR-OLD woman is in Cairns Base Hospital with significant spinal injuries after her car left the road and fell 4m on to rocks near Port Douglas.
 

Bora Bora holiday from pay hell
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


THE expert who headed the bungled introduction of Queensland Health's pay system holidayed in Bora Bora as hundreds of staff were left without wages.
 

50 brides left heartbroken
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


A DEFUNCT Sunshine Coast wedding venue continued to take bookings from eager brides and grooms seven months after it was ordered to leave the property.
 

Creditor anger at 'Centre of Doom'
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


SUBBIES owed millions of dollars by embattled Simcorp, builder of the Titans' Centre of Excellence, have labelled the facility a "Centre of Doom".
 

Anger over long weekend plan
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


A STOUSH has erupted over whether Queenslanders should lose a public holiday next year, when Anzac Day and Easter Monday fall on the same day.
 

Tanner tears into LNP
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


A LABOR minister has seized on the Liberal National Party's calamitous campaign preparations to warn the Queensland outfit is not ready to govern.
 

Schools distort OP results
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


HIGH schools have artificially boosted Overall Position results by "effectively barring students from the OP pathway", according to a headmaster.
 

Palm Island cop Hurley promoted
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


THE policeman at the centre of the Palm Island death-in-custody saga has been promoted while officers who protected him face demotion or dismissal.
 

Anger over long weekend plan
June 17, 2010 at 12:01 AM


A STOUSH has erupted over whether Queenslanders should lose a public holiday next year, when Anzac Day and Easter Monday fall on the same day.
 

Origin fans surge to Suncorp
June 16, 2010 at 6:31 PM


FROM Milton Road to Roma Street, a tide of rugby league fans thirsty for Origin glory is flowing steadily towards Brisbane's Suncorp stadium.
 

Murdered woman 'dead for days'
June 16, 2010 at 4:37 PM


AN elderly woman may have been killed in her New Farm home days before the body was discovered.
 

Search for canoeist continues
June 16, 2010 at 4:07 PM


THE police search for a 26-year-old man missing at Wivenhoe Dam will resume at 8am Thursday.
 

Man killed on building site
June 16, 2010 at 3:58 PM


A 50-year-old man has died from head injuries after falling from a roof at a building site in Innisfail, north Queensland.
 

Vuvuzela ban at Origin?
June 16, 2010 at 3:15 PM


THE vuvuzela could be banned from tonight's State of Origin game at Suncorp, according to the stadium's terms of entry.