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IPSWICH: Boy charged with attempted murder over alleged school stabbings

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder over the alleged stabbing of two students at an Ipswich high school. Police allege that the teen produced a knife from his backpack and stabbed a 12-year-old boy in the abdomen and slashed a 13-year-old boy on the...

O-I-A could reopen investigations of ex-councillors if re-elected

(Photo: Ipswich First. Supplied.) The Office of the Independent Assessor has released a statement today saying investigations of ex-councillors could be reopened if they are re-elected. The O-I-A put the investigations of former Ipswich councillors on hold last year following their dismissal, so they could focus investigations on ongoing misconduct matters .Assessor...

Heartless thugs make off with a much-loved puppy during home burglary.

An Ipswich woman is pleading for the burglars who robbed her home to return her stolen puppy.  The thieves allegedly broke into the Purga property on Tuesday afternoon between 1:30 and 3 o'clock, taking her wedding ring, a car, cash, jewellery and a seven week-old Boxer pup. A heartbroken Tracey Endres said...

From a big dry to waters mighty high for St.George residents.

A town in South-West Queensland is bracing for a major flood peak later today. A major flood warning remains in place for the Balonne River, with a peak of around 12.3 metres expected at St.George by this afternoon. Homes have already been evacuated. But locals are welcoming the floods, after the town battled...

Trial of accused Logan teen murderer continues

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) UPDATE:  The trial of a man accused of murdering pregnant teenager Tiffany Taylor (pictured above) has heard from her older boyfriend who began dating her at the age of 12. The court heard Gregory Hill denies being the father of her unborn child.  She was last seen leaving a...

Several people exposed to a chemical substance at Browns Plains

(Photo: Queensland Ambulance Service. Supplied.) Several people have been rushed to hospital after being exposed to a chemical substance at a workplace at Browns Plains this afternoon. Queensland Ambulance says it happened on Grand Plaza Drive at around 12:30pm. QAS Senior Operations Supervisor Chris Perera says up to 13 patients were assessed at...

Teenage girl missing from Redbank Plains

(Photo: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Police are appealing for help to find a 15-year-old girl (pictured above), who has been missing from Redbank Plains for several days. The girl was last seen around 3pm on Saturday at Sapphire Crescent. She's described as Caucasian, 160cm tall, with a proportionate build, blue eyes and brown...

Skydiving starkers over Somerset skies this Saturday, for a good cause.

Toogoolawah residents might 'cop an eye-full', when they look to the skies this Saturday afternoon. 25 men and women will be skydiving naked, to not only raise money for charity, but to break the world record for the biggest number of skydiving nudes...a record that hasn't been attempted since the mid-80's. It's...

Condren pledges rail crossing cash, if he wins the Council election.

Five of Brisbane's most congested rail crossings will be given major upgrades, if Labor's Lord Mayoral candidate wins next month's Council election. Patrick Condren is promising to inject $410-million to improve flow and safety for crossings at Carseldine, Coopers Plains, Hemmant, Runcorn and Coorparoo. Mr.Condren says there are significant delays at all...

Politician & dedicated mum prepares to wage war on Domestic Violence.

L.N.P leader & Nanango's M.P Deb Frecklington is today set to unveil a suite of new domestic violence policies. It comes in the wake of the horrific murder of Brisbane woman Hannah Clarke and her three young children, at the hands of her estranged husband. The Courier Mail reports the policies include...
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