Queensland

Twist fiery death: Husband charged 6 years on

The house ablaze at Kallangur in April 2010. A FORMER army officer accused of murdering his wheelchair-bound wife in a housefire north of Brisbane allegedly claimed insurance within 24 hours of the blaze. David Maxwell Knowles, 62, is charged with murder, arson and fraud in relation to the death of …

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Queensland

Dozens call for help as storms hit

Severe thunderstorms have cross southeast Queensland, leaving 1500 without power and causing flash flooding. Source: 7 News Queensland Storm above Brisbane today. Pic: Jono Searle. THUNDERSTORMS moved out of Brisbane and into Ipswich on Sunday night, where flash flooding was caused by 80mm of rain falling in an hour. A …

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Queensland

Woman hit by truck on Bruce Highway

Police were considering closing the Bruce Highway after Sunday night’s crash. A WOMAN is fighting for life after being hit by a truck on the Bruce Highway north of Gympie. Emergency services were called to the Bruce Highway in Chatsworth at around 10.15pm Sunday after reports of a woman being …

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Queensland

Freak storm brings ‘twister’ to Queensland

Flash flooding in Brisbane CBD during Sunday’s storm. A FREAK storm caused flash flooding, mass blackouts, and a rare weather phenomenon resembling a twister in Queensland’s most populated areas on Sunday night. Massive thunderstorms moved across Brisbane and into Ipswich yesterday, where flash flooding was caused by 80mm of rain …

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Queensland

Gold Coast rapist still at large

Police investigate one of the eight sex attacks suspected to have been committed by the man dubbed the night stalker. HE has been dubbed the night stalker. In late 2015, as south east Queensland entered the first of its characteristically stifling warmer months, a predatory rapist seized the literal open …

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Queensland

Driver dead after truck, car collide

One person has died after a car and truck collided on the Brisbane Valley Highway at Esk. Video: Olympia Kwitowski A bad week on Queensland roads continues with one person dead following a two-vehicle crash on the Brisbane Valley Highway overnight. Pic: Twitter/Dave Andrews ONE person has died after a …

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Queensland

Serious incident closes northbound lanes of M1

Traffic queued up in the northbound land of the M1 at Coomera. Pic: 7 News Queensland MOTORISTS travelling on the Pacific Motorway can expect hefty delays following a serious traffic incident. All lanes of the M1 northbound at Coomera were shut as a result of the incident. It is believed …

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Queensland

Child’s near-drowning in inflatable pool

The child was swimming in an inflatable pool in a Morayfield backyard. Pic: 7 News Queensland/Twitter A TODDLER is fighting for life after nearly drowning in an inflatable pool in a southeast Queensland backyard. Paramedics performed CPR on the two-year-old boy after the incident, reportedly in an inflatable pool, at …

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Queensland

MP cops caning over teacher comments

Member for Bowman, Andrew Laming,. FEDERAL government MP Andrew Laming has sparked a backlash after making a social media post about the working hours of Queensland teachers. In an unprompted post on his official Facebook page, the Liberal National Party MP asked: “Are teachers back at work this week, or …

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Queensland

Search intensifies for missing boys

Police are appealing for help in locating two missing boys from Redbank Plains in Queensland. Picture: Queensland Police THE search has stepped up for two young boys who haven’t been seen for almost a week. The boys, five and six, were last seen at a home in Redbank Plains on …

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