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Worker drowns in weir mishap
June 18, 2010 at 4:31 PM


A YOUNG man has drowned in an accident during maintenance work on a weir in north Queensland.
 

MFS' Michael King a `big picture' exec
June 18, 2010 at 1:53 PM


MICHAEL King of now-collapsed MFS group was a "big picture'' exec who left the finer details to his staff, according to co-founder Phil Adams.
 

Man arrested by onlookers freed
June 18, 2010 at 1:12 PM


A MAN who was chased down and held by members of the public after he allegedly robbed a 60-year-old woman was today granted bail.
 

Good Lord, it's flocks in socks
June 18, 2010 at 12:55 PM


GRAZIERS in southwest Queensland are amazed to discover their sheep walking around rain-enhanced paddocks wearing grassy "boots".
 

Chemical fire in Maryborough
June 18, 2010 at 11:45 AM


THE Downer EDI Rail building in Maryborough has been evacuated because of a chemical fire and thick black smoke is coming from the site.
 

Patel 'hard-working' not egomaniac
June 18, 2010 at 11:14 AM


THE jury in the Jayant Patel trial should find that the surgeon was not an egomaniac but rather a hard-working doctor "devoted to his calling".
 

Cairns murder conviction set aside
June 18, 2010 at 10:20 AM


A CAIRNS woman who fatally stabbed a pensioner after he asked her and her friends to keep quiet has won a retrial on her conviction for murder.
 

Stabbed for asking women to be quiet
June 18, 2010 at 10:20 AM


A CAIRNS woman who fatally stabbed a pensioner after he asked her and her friends to keep quiet has won a retrial on her conviction for murder.
 

Jealous husband to stay in jail
June 18, 2010 at 10:08 AM


A JEALOUS husband who hired a hitman to murder his estranged wife lost his bid to overturn his conviction in the Court of Appeal in Brisbane.
 

CMC letter 'not an endorsement'
June 18, 2010 at 10:03 AM


CMC chief's extraordinary statement clarifying that letter congratulating Police Commissioner on reappointment was just protocol and not endorsement.
 

Bystanders detain robbery suspect
June 18, 2010 at 9:08 AM


POLICE have praised the actions of three bystanders who detained a man alleged to have robbed a 60-year-old woman on Brisbane's southside yesterday.
 

Missing mum 'may be dead'
June 18, 2010 at 8:32 AM


THE disappearance of Innisfail woman Leeann Lapham, who left behind a month-old baby, has been ramped up to a murder investigation.
 

Rain breaks dry spell in southeast
June 18, 2010 at 8:05 AM


BRISBANE is getting its first rain since the start of the month today thanks to an upper trough and cloud band over the southeast of the state.
 

Coward with knife robs old lady
June 18, 2010 at 6:58 AM


A ''COWARDLY''' robber has held up a 73-year-old woman after she got off a bus at Helensvale on the Gold Coast.
 

Driver killed in river
June 18, 2010 at 12:34 AM


A DRIVER died when his car plunged into the Brisbane River at Tennyson after leaving the road following an accident on a roundabout.
 

Man dies as car plunges into river
June 18, 2010 at 12:34 AM


A DRIVER  died when his car plunged into the Brisbane River at Tennyson after leaving the road following an accident on a roundabout.
 

Murder victim ageing sex worker
June 18, 2010 at 12:01 AM


AN ageing sex worker found with her throat slashed in an inner-city unit was the victim of an alleged attempted murder two years ago.
 

Row over 'space rock' settled
June 18, 2010 at 12:01 AM


A PECULIAR-shaped rock at the centre of a long-running custody battle has finally found itself a home.
 

Cow of a job among dugongs
June 18, 2010 at 12:01 AM


SCIENTISTS have spent the week collecting data from Moreton Bay's wild dugong population, but it has not been a light task.
 

Payroll experts fly in to help
June 18, 2010 at 12:01 AM


TAXPAYERS will fork out almost $350,000 for two international computer software experts to work on the bungled Queensland Health payroll system.
 

Ageing sex worker's throat slashed
June 18, 2010 at 12:01 AM


AN ageing sex worker found with her throat slashed in an inner-city unit was the victim of an alleged attempted murder two years ago.
 

Murder victim attacked before
June 18, 2010 at 12:01 AM


A WOMAN found with her throat slashed in an inner-city unit was the victim of an alleged attempted murder two years ago.
 

Scathing report alleges cover-up
June 17, 2010 at 11:22 PM


FOUR of Queensland's most powerful figures have accused each other of acting inappropriately over the Police Commissioner's reappointment .
 

Police chief in firing line
June 17, 2010 at 11:17 PM


LABOR MPs attempted to pressure Queensland's corruption watchdog to wind back its criticisms of Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson.
 

Sand miner digs deep for defence
June 17, 2010 at 10:31 PM


A SAND mining company charged with illegally taking sand from North Stradbroke Island is fighting back, arguing it had ministerial approval.
 

Roads claim two lives
June 17, 2010 at 9:38 PM


THE road toll has risen by two with the death of a pedestrian near Lowood and a passenger injured in a motor cycle crash at Forest Lake two weeks ago.
 

Sleeping man robbed
June 17, 2010 at 9:18 PM


A WOMAN, 23, and man, 24, have been charged after the alleged assault and robbery of a man at Gladstone.
 

Radical therapy doctor banned
June 17, 2010 at 6:30 PM


A DOCTOR has been struck off for using an unauthorised ''secret treatment'' that went wrong and left a woman with facial hair and a bloated ''moonface''.
 

Jail for beauty products fraud
June 17, 2010 at 3:51 PM


THE disgruntled manager of a beauty product supply company fleeced her employers of more than $90,000 because she thought she wasn't being paid enough, a court heard today.