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18 January 2018 9:33 AM Armed car thieves charged after crash in West End

A group of men accused of stealing two cars during two separate violent invasions of the same Queensland home have been charged after crashing one of the vehicles. Three men armed with knives allegedly demanded car keys from the occupants of the Eagleby home on Wednesday evening and grabbed property before fleeing in a black Jeep Cherokee. About an hour later 6

18 January 2018 7:20 AM 'Your worst nightmare coming true': Father of child locked in car says he forgot

The father of a child found locked in a car in Neutral Bay on Thursday has told media it was "your worst nightmare coming true". It was a case of fatigue "after a rough night", he said of his mistake. "He fell asleep in the car, I thought I had dropped him off, and I went straight to work." A window had to be smashed to free the distressed boy, whom police 5

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 6

17 January 2018 11:13 AM Brisbane Broncos player allegedly assaulted woman: reports

An unnamed Brisbane NRL player has been accused of assaulting a woman. The Seven Network is reporting the Broncos' player, who cannot be named for legal reasons, allegedly had "slapped and manhandled" a woman known to him on Sunday night and will face court. "The club has made aware of a private matter involving a player that currently sits within a court 9

17 January 2018 11:13 AM ATM thieves caught on video ram-raiding Frankston shopping centre

Police are on the hunt for three offenders who attempted to torch a stolen vehicle after using it in a ram-raid ATM theft at a Frankston shopping centre. CCTV footage shows a light-coloured Ford Maverick smashing through a glass entrance to Karingal shopping centre at 3.55am on Wednesday morning. Police are on the hunt for three offenders who attempted 11

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 climbs cliff face to escape naked pervert near Great Ocean Road

A terrified woman has climbed a cliff face to escape a naked man who chased her while she was sunbathing at a beach on the Great Ocean Road. The man was performing a lewd act as he approached the woman at Massacre Bay in Peterborough about 3pm last Thursday, police say. The woman fled, climbing a cliff face about three storeys - or nine metres - high to escape 7

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 Car ploughs into front room of Logan home, driver flees crash scene

A car has ploughed into the front room of a Loganlea home on Tuesday afternoon, with the driver fleeing the scene before police arrived. Emergency services were called about 4.30pm to the residence on Lyrebird Street. A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the house was unoccupied. She added that fire crews were not needed to install 8

16 January 2018 6:29 AM YouTube prankster charged over Brisbane bridge jump

A YouTube prankster who made headlines in December when he jumped from a balcony into the Bondi Icebergs pool is due to face court after making a risky leap from Brisbane's Goodwill Bridge. Luke Erwin, who has about 60,000 YouTube subscribers, was arrested after security guards told police the 23-year-old had jumped from the bridge at about 12.30pm on January 10