Queensland

‘He wasn’t able to escape from it’

Tayla Pearson shares her bullying message after losing her brother Kodi, 14. Tayla Pearson is on a mission to teach kids about school bullying after she lost her younger brother Kodi to suicide last year. Picture: Mark Cranitch. SEVENTEEN-year-old Tayla Pearson is on a mission to tackle the devastating scourge …

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Queensland

Search for missing man continues

POLICE and SES are searching for a person who has disappeared into floodwaters near Tolga tonight. THE SEARCH for a man feared drowned after he was swept away in heavy flood waters in far north Queensland at Tolga – on the Atherton Tableland – has resumed. Police and SES are …

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Accused in custody ‘for his own protection’

All 40 poker machines at the Royal Hotel on George St, Beenleigh have been damaged beyond repair. Picture: Liam Kidston A MAN accused of setting fire to poker machines at a Beenleigh pub has been refused bail. Appearing at Southport Magistrates Court in a white hospital gown, Beenleigh 21-year-old Blake …

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‘He was possessed, not even human’

A New Year’s Day rave in Queensland has turned deadly. Source: 9 News Brisbane An aerial picture of the party site at Mount Lindesay. Image: Nine News Brisbane/Twitter REVELLERS at a rave on a remote Queensland property say a man screamed and clawed the ground like he was “not even …

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Queensland

’We miss you, our hearts ache for you’

Danielle Thompson with her seven-month-old son who died at a funeral. Picture: Facebook Source: Supplied A QUEENSLAND woman who accidentally ran over her infant son at a funeral south of Brisbane has spoken out about the grief their family is going through. Seven-month-old Darcy Thompson was in a pram hit …

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‘Anticyclonic gloom’ and 40C heat on its way

Melbourne has been the latest city struck by summer?s unpredictable weather. Following a weekend of intense heat and humidity, over 100mm of rainfall moved in from the north-east. Credit: Various via Storyful Cooling off in the Hawkesbury River in Windsor in Sydney’s far north west. THE blistering conditions experienced in …

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Queensland

Waterhole tragedy: Divers join search

Emergency services are searching for a man after he failed to resurface at the Killarney Glen waterhole. Courtesy: 9 News A file photo of swimmers in the Killarney Glen waterhole. Photo: Scott Fletcher UPDATE: Police divers are on their way to join the search for a man missing at one …

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Queensland

Teen accused of trying to murder couple in bedroom

A 15-year-old was charged with attempted murder. A 15-YEAR-OLD girl has been charged with attempted murder over the alleged stabbing of a Rockhampton couple in their bedroom on Boxing Day. A 46-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man were allegedly stabbed at the home on Bank St, Park Avenue, about 1am. …

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Accused’s friends join mourners for boy, 9

A young boy has died in hospital after being struck by a car while looking at Christmas lights in Qld. The trail of destruction at Springwood. Pic: Mark Cranitch THERE have been emotional scenes south of Brisbane as friends of an accused drink-driver join mourners at the scene where a …

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Queensland

Men charged after shooting two in face, groin

Police at the scene of a shooting at a property in Pimpama. Photo: Regi Varghese DETECTIVES have charged two men who allegedly shot each other in their faces in an alteraction on the Gold Coast’s north yesterday afternoon. About 5.15pm, police were called to a location on Old Wharf Rd, …

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