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18 January 2018 2:18 AM Police raid trucking company involved in fatal M1 crash at Cooranbong

Three trucks including an ethanol tanker collided in the crash, causing a large explosion that destroyed the two semi-trailers and B-double tanker along with a car, and also started a bushfire. Three other drivers escaped unhurt or with minor injuries. Police believe the truck carrying the 50-year-old male driver who died was the vehicle at fault, and after 4

16 January 2018 9:49 PM Police arrest 10 people at Brisbane motel over alleged test-drive carjacking

Detectives have arrested 10 people and recovered a stolen Audi after a violent carjacking on Brisbane's southside on Monday night, according to police. It would be alleged four men went to a Comet Street home in Runcorn about 9.30pm to test-drive a 2008 beige Audi A4. Police said two of the men got into the car with the 33-year-old resident and his 21-year-old 11

16 January 2018 9:49 PM Woman allegedly drove drunk onto South Bank pedestrian boardwalk

An allegedly unlicensed woman accused of driving an unregistered car along a busy Brisbane pedestrian boardwalk has been charged with drink driving. The 40-year-old woman was stopped after driving onto the riverside pedestrian and cycle path at South Bank about 6.50pm. It was alleged the woman was three times the legal drink-driving limit when she drove 9

16 January 2018 9:16 AM KIIS FM host Will McMahon misses show after bike accident

KIIS FM's new national drive show host, Will McMahon, was hospitalised as a precautionary measure after being involved in a bicycle accident earlier today. McMahon missed his 4pm radio slot alongside co-host Woody Whitelaw on the Will & Woody show after he was hit by a car while cycling to the Melbourne radio station in Richmond. "I don't really know what happened 9 1

15 January 2018 3:51 AM Man's bail revoked over fatal Christmas crash

A Queensland driver charged over a head-on crash that killed a mother and daughter on Christmas Day is behind bars after his bail was revoked. Mark Jason Veneris was on his way to visit his daughter and grandchildren when his BMW crossed onto the wrong side of Manly Rd in Manly West. The collision killed 18-year-old Makayla Tritton and her 56-year-old 9

14 January 2018 6:39 AM Buddy Reed blasts Canberra Cavalry to ABL clean sweep over Adelaide Bite

He finished with five hits from his six at bats, driving in four runs, with a strikeout in his very last at bat in the Australian Baseball League his only blemish of the day. Reed's first homer sparked a flurry of them, with the Cavalry hitting four in their first two innings to open up a 6-0 lead. Unlike Saturday night, the Bite never mounted a comeback 3

13 January 2018 2:49 AM Man faces court after allegedly speeding along Northbourne Avenue in Braddon

A man will face the ACT Magistrates Court on Saturday morning after allegedly speeding on Northbourne Avenue on Friday. At about 2.50pm police detected a black Holden sedan driving at 87 km/h on the 60km/h stretch of road in Braddon. Officers stopped the car and spoke with the 31-year-old driver, who said he was late for an appointment. After additional 10

7 January 2018 2:17 AM 'If astronauts have a hero, that hero is John Young': plaudits flow for NASA's longest-serving astronaut

John Young, NASA's longest-serving astronaut, who flew in space six times, walked on the moon, commanded the first space shuttle and became the conscience of the astronaut corps, advocating for safety reforms in the wake of the 1986 Challenger disaster, has died at his home in Houston. He was 87. NASA announced his death, citing complications from pneumonia 16

5 January 2018 8:10 PM Teenage boy dies in water skiing accident near Newcastle

A 17-year-old boy has died after falling from a water skiing boat just north of Newcastle on Friday. The teenager fell from a boat just before 7pm at Williams River, about 500 metres from Fitzgerald Bay, police say. His body was taken from the water by emergency services but the boy was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the boat, a 34-year-old 18

3 January 2018 12:15 AM Man charged over Sunshine Coast police assault

A Sunshine Coast man accused of repeatedly punching a police officer who tried to search the car he was in has been charged with a string of offences. Ashley Wayne Dodd, 39, was arrested at a home in Brisbane’s east on Tuesday and charged with 25 offences, including serious assault police. The Glass House Mountains man was a passenger in a Toyota Camry 24