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The lengths these accused Crestmead kidnappers went to...

Two men and a woman have been charged, after they allegedly lured a man to a home in Logan, before he was drugged and kidnapped. It's alleged the 27-year-old went to the Crestmead address yesterday morning, after arranging to meet with a woman on social media. There he allegedly consumed an unknown...

Here we go again...protesters hit Brizzy City streets this morning.

The Police Minister is warning climate protestors, planning on staging another demonstration in Brisbane's C.B.D this morning...there will be consequences if they overstep the line. It comes after seven people were arrested on Monday, accused of causing massive traffic delays, during action organised by the 'Extinction Rebellion' group. Mark Ryan says the...

Half-a-century ago today...lift-off of the Apollo 11 Lunar Mission.

Celebrations are underway across the U.S., marking 50 years since the Apollo 11 mission blast off. Michael Collins was one of the astronauts who flew to the moon in 1969, but he remained in the Command Module...floating above in orbit. Mr.Collins says he never felt lonely being left in the capsule, as...

COURT: Pisasale pleads not guilty to extortion

(Photo: Ipswich City Council. Supplied.) UPDATE: Former Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale (pictured above) is denying he tried extorting money from a friend's former partner. The 67-year-old has pleaded not guilty at the start of his trial today in the Brisbane District Court. Pisasale is sitting in the dock alongside his co-accused, solicitor Cameron McKenzie...

Red Cross calls for urgent donors over Winter

(Photo: The Red Cross Blood Service near Riverlink Shopping Centre, Ipswich. River 949's Toni Thompson) The Red Cross Blood Service wants Ipswich and Toowoomba locals to consider donating blood as the service struggles through Winter. Spokesperson Sandee Thompson says that they urgently need to fill over 100 appointments in the next two...

Community rallies behind Plainland girl injured in horse fall

(Photo: Go Fund Me.) The Lockyer Valley community is throwing its support behind a young girl who suffered horrific injuries in a fall from a horse. Abbie Sweeper (pictured above) from Plainland remains in a stable condition in the intensive care unit of the Queensland Children's Hospital. It's understood the 10 year old...

Police push for GPS devices in cars following rise in thefts

(Photo/video: Queensland Police Service. Supplied.) Police say GPS tracking devices are a way to prevent opportunistic thieves from stealing vehicles in areas such as Ipswich.  The warning comes in response to an increase in vehicle thefts in Queensland from over 14,000 last financial year to more than 16,000 this year. Ipswich property crime...

Motorcyclist injured after hitting roo at Greenbank

(Photo: Queensland Ambulance Service. Supplied.) A motorbike rider has been rushed to hospital after colliding with a kangaroo at Greenbank. It happened at just after 6 this morning at the Stoney Camp and Smith Roads intersection.  The man, aged in his 40s, was taken to Logan Hospital with shoulder injuries.

Two Logan men bailed over alleged attack on show worker

(Photo: Ayr show worker Nathaniel Waili, who died in hospital six days, after the attack at Mareeba. Facebook.)  Two Logan men have faced court over an assault of a show worker at Mareeba in Far North Queensland.  26-year-old Riley Jack Davies from Beenleigh and 23-year-old Kyam Keith Broadby from Hillcrest were granted...

Blair MP calls for a rise in Newstart welfare payments

(Photo: Supplied.) Federal Blair MP Shayne Neumann (pictured above) says Newstart is far too low in Australia, and needs to be reviewed. His comments come as welfare advocates and business groups push to have the unemployment benefit increased, by $75 a week. The Morrison government is reluctant to go down this path. Mr Neumann...
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