Archive for posts tagged with 'crime'

It Pennywise

Brisbane Extra

Queensland Police crack down on clowns

Batman’s not answering his Bat-Signal, so it’s been left to the Queensland Police to deal with the influx…

Dolphin

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Watch a dolphin steal an iPad

You get the feeling this dolphin has just been waiting for the right moment to strike. A dolphin at SeaWorld in…

Pikachu

Motoring News & Reviews

Brisbane driver catches legal trouble with Pokémon Go

Well, this was inevitable, wasn’t it? A Brisbane learner driver has allegedly been caught driving drunk in West En…

Pokemon Police Car

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Pokémon Go player catches a police car with his SUV

This, friends, is why you don’t play Pokémon Go and drive. A Baltimore man is making international headlines…

Burglary

Brisbane Extra

Brisbane’s worst postcodes for break-ins

RACQ has released its annual list of the worst suburbs for home theft. If you live in a suburb within the 4109…

Man shares video of the Tokyo bridge climb that got him sent to jail

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Man shares video of the Tokyo bridge climb that got him sent to jail

Tokyo’s Rainbow Bridge is certainly a spectacular landmark — but we probably wouldn’t risk a jail term for…

Booze ban

Health & Fitness

Higher alcohol taxes and national lockout laws proposed for Australia

Chances are pretty good that you’re going to sink a few beers while you watch the State of Origin tonight, and…

Making a Murderer

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Making a Murderer stars come to Brisbane

Dean Strang and Jerry Buting, the tenacious attorneys and unlikely heartthrobs who won the hearts of viewers around…

Asphalt road

Brisbane Extra

Queensland just had its first fatality-free Easter road toll in 20 years

It’s not often that we take the time to report on nothing happening, but in this case, we’ll make an…

Craft beers

Brisbane Extra

Lockout laws to pass in Queensland

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced she has secured enough votes to pass the State Government’s proposed…

James Ross-Munro

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Fair dinkum Aussie heroes thwart robbery

Is it too late to vote for the Australian of the Year? Because we’ve got a couple of true blue candidates right…

Password

Brisbane Extra

The 25 worst passwords of 2015

Believe it or not, ‘password’ is still one of the world’s most popular passwords. Despite the…

Queensland Police Service

Brisbane Extra

27 times the Queensland Police won social media

Queensland Police Service once again proved their mastery of social media this week with a hilarious shout-out to…

Domestic violence

Brisbane Extra

The true cost of domestic violence

A new report has shown that violence against women is costing the Australian economy a staggering $21.7 billion a…

Drunk woman pushes police officer at Melbourne Cup

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Drunk woman pushes police officer at Melbourne Cup

When Michelle Payne said women can do anything, she didn’t have this in mind. A (presumably drunk) woman is in…

Cameron Auld

Brisbane Extra

Bikie turns RSPCA chaplain

Cameron Auld tells his surprising story of redemption. We all find our calling in different ways. Cameron Auld found…

Car thief

Motoring News & Reviews

Queensland’s most frequently stolen cars

RACQ has released a list of cars that thieves are most likely to favour. The list, compiled using 12 months of data…

Village Roadshow takes aim at pirates

Brisbane Extra

Village Roadshow takes aim at pirates

Village Roadshow is on the warpath, preparing to sue Australian pirates as the new copyright infringement code comes int…