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Tue 22 Jan 2019

Two on the run after man shot

premium_icon Two on the run after man shot

Paramedics have rushed a man to hospital after a shooting incident south of Brisbane.

Hewitt snubs Kyrgios for Davis Cup

Hewitt snubs Kyrgios for Davis Cup

Nick Kyrgios has been left out of Australia’s Davis Cup squad with captain Lleyton Hewitt deciding on his team and his own doubles selection.

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

Towns on water restrictions as dam level drops to record low

It is predicted it will reach the lowest recorded level in 45 years by the middle of the year.

SHARK SHOCK: Local aquarium's 'virgin' whaler gives birth

premium_icon SHARK SHOCK: Local aquarium's 'virgin' whaler gives birth

The female nervous whaler shark came from Fraser Coast waters about six years ago and has lived alone in the Neptunes Reefworld tank during that time.

Man admits to boxcutter attack on paramedic

premium_icon Man admits to boxcutter attack on paramedic

A MAN has admitted slashing a paramedic in the chest with a boxcutter knife in an horrific attack in front of her two young children while he was on bail.

Teen hero saves family of five from drowning

premium_icon Teen hero saves family of five from drowning

WHEN Jacob Crothers turned up for his shift this morning, the young surf lifesaver didn't expect he'd be finishing as a hero.

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

Meet the son of Scarsides: First hatchlings for 2019

ONE of the oldest crocodiles in the Far North is proving age is no obstacle when it comes to being a stud and making cute, little crocodile babies.

The alarming truth about male suicide

premium_icon The alarming truth about male suicide

THE phrase “toxic masculinity” has copped a lot of backlash, but it’s vital we discuss how gender roles damage men’s mental health, writes Tory Shepherd.

Trapped baby bird sparks four hour rescue effort

premium_icon Trapped baby bird sparks four hour rescue effort

IT wasn’t quite a wild-goose chase, but an unlucky baby bird sparked a major four hour rescue mission in a Gold Coast suburb this afternoon

Gordie’s 2019 SuperCoach selection

Gordie’s 2019 SuperCoach selection

EVEN when it comes to SuperCoach, GORDEN TALLIS cannot shed his loyalty to Queensland, but Gordie does have some surprises …

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

Homosexuality a 'fashion trend', according to Katter

BOB Katter has put his foot in it again by calling homosexuality a 'fashion statement' while on a regional Queensland campaign stop.

Why controversial Queensland fish and chip shop will close

premium_icon Why controversial Queensland fish and chip shop will close

THE owner of The Battered Wife fish and chip shop has made an emotional admission about why she is being forced to close her business.

Liberal MP splits with premier on pill testing

premium_icon Liberal MP splits with premier on pill testing

A LIBERAL MP has been caught out advertising pill testing, directly contradicting Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s firm rejection of the policy.

The Sri Lankan guns out to ruin  Australia

The Sri Lankan guns out to ruin Australia

It’s a Test series many expect Australia to win but Sri Lanka will be confident of claiming their first series victory on Australia soil.

EPL clubs' injury tolls revealed

EPL clubs' injury tolls revealed

Tottenham, Arsenal and Liverpool were among the teams hit heavily by injuries over the weekend — but which club has the most players in the treatment room?

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

How this Bitcoin investor lost $3 million with one mistake

SAM Karagiozis was one of Australia’s most enthusiastic crypto supporters. Now, the outspoken entrepreneur has revealed he’s lost a fortune.

Sevens star back to boost Aussie squad

Sevens star back to boost Aussie squad

Simon Kennewell will return for the Australian rugby sevens tilt in Hamilton on Saturday, a year on from a serious knee injury.

‘Serial masturbator’: Man charged with indecent acts

premium_icon ‘Serial masturbator’: Man charged with indecent acts

DETECTIVES have charged a 43-year-old man following an investigation into indecent acts performed across Brisbane suburbs over the last four years.

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

Costco North Lakes store evacuated

COSTCO North Lakes was evacuated this afternoon and the store remained closed for about an hour.

Council votes to remove controversial $2.1m sign

premium_icon Council votes to remove controversial $2.1m sign

It cost ratepayers $2.1 million but has been widely condemned as a waste of money thanks to its comical placement.

Mum's fight to keep killer locked up

Mum's fight to keep killer locked up

IT'S been more than a decade since Mandy Burgess’ daughter was murdered on her way home from school in NSW. Now, the killer could be released.

Three men shot by accident trigger safety reminder

premium_icon Three men shot by accident trigger safety reminder

A SPATE of shooting incidents which left three men with injuries has prompted a reminder to firearm owners about appropriate safety measures around guns.

Long weekend flights to be hit by strike chaos

Long weekend flights to be hit by strike chaos

A Tigerair pilot strike is set to throw thousands of Australia Day long weekend holiday plans into chaos — as a row brews over pay and conditions.

Bikie boss accused of brutal bashing

premium_icon Bikie boss accused of brutal bashing

The Gold Coast boss of the Hells Angels bikie gang has been charged over the brutal bashing of a man at a Glitter Strip pub.

Records tumble in freakish NBA display

Records tumble in freakish NBA display

Basketball fans couldn’t quite believe what they were witnessing when one Warriors superstar went scorched earth on their opponents.

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