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Teenage girl charged with murder after 10-year-old cousin found dead in state's north

Teenage girl charged with murder after 10-year-old cousin found dead in state's north

Emergency services were called to a home in Gunnedah at 7.15am following reports a 10-year-old girl had suffered serious lacerations.

  • by Laura Chung and Lucy Cormack

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Grassing to the cops about grass
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Grassing to the cops about grass

Tough times for law abiding criminals.

Police discover more than $4 million in car during M1 intercept
Queensland Police

Police discover more than $4 million in car during M1 intercept

The piles of cash were found in a station wagon being driven by a Strathpine man at Eight Mile Plains about 8.30am on Tuesday.

  • by Matt Dennien
Makeshift torture chamber found in shipping container
Drugs

Makeshift torture chamber found in shipping container

Dutch authorities said police conducted the raid before the torture chamber could be used and alerted potential victims, who went into hiding.

  • by Mike Corder
Almost $1m worth of cannabis seized from Gold Coast home
Queensland Police

Almost $1m worth of cannabis seized from Gold Coast home

Police will allege they found 369 plants growing under lights in a shed and in bushland elsewhere on the Yatala property during a raid last Wednesday morning.

  • by Matt Dennien
Sunshine Coast father killed on footpath by allegedly stolen car
Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast father killed on footpath by allegedly stolen car

A man has been charged with a string of offences over the crash including driving without a licence.

  • by Toby Crockford
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LNP's youth crime plan criticised as 'backward thinking'
Queensland

LNP's youth crime plan criticised as 'backward thinking'

The opposition proposes to introduce mandatory jail time for third convictions and reinvest youth justice funds in troubled communities.

  • by Toby Crockford and Stuart Layt
Accused toxic fire polluter avoids court appearance because of pandemic
Courts

Accused toxic fire polluter avoids court appearance because of pandemic

A man linked to one of the worst industrial fires in Melbourne’s recent history has avoided a court hearing into the massive stockpile of chemical waste that sparked blaze.

  • by David Estcourt
Secret report naming serial killer Dupas over elderly woman's death made public
Coroner's Court of Victoria

Secret report naming serial killer Dupas over elderly woman's death made public

A coroner's report that names notorious serial killer Peter Dupas as causing the death of another woman more than two decades ago has been made public.

  • by Tammy Mills
Victoria to hold first judge-only trial, but lawyers favour jury system
Courts

Victoria to hold first judge-only trial, but lawyers favour jury system

Barristers and people accused of crimes in Victoria have largely shunned a new law allowing cases to be heard by a judge alone, instead expressing their strong faith in the jury system.

  • by Adam Cooper and David Estcourt
Man tried to rape woman after far north beach walk, police allege
Queensland Police

Man tried to rape woman after far north beach walk, police allege

The 26-year-old Cairns woman had been taking photos on Saturday morning before the man allegedly struck up a conversation and asked for a lift to his car.

  • by Matt Dennien