Category: Crime

Man charged with selling fake Ed Sheeran tickets faces court

A Brisbane man has faced court, accused of selling fake tickets to Ed Sheeran’s recent concert. Fans were allegedly left empty-handed, after forking out hundreds of dollars for tickets that never arrived. Courtney McAllister reports.

Former Ipswich City Council CEO and his wife face new corruption charges

A former CEO of Ipswich Council and his wife – have appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates court on new corruption charges. It’s alleged they received illegal payments. Bella Rigley reports.

Link between police shootings and mental health of victims

The State Coroner has noted a major link between fatal police shootings and the mental health of victims. It’s hoped a series of recommendations will improve police procedures and reduce future deaths but the union isn’t convinced. Jessamy Tredinnick reports.

Wilkie wants independent inquiry into Crown Casino allegations

Independent MP Andrew Wilkie says the major federal parties are dodging their responsibility to investigate serious money-laundering allegations against Crown Casino. He’s demanding an independent inquiry, into allegations of illegal misconduct. Madeline Paulsen reports.

Police hunt underway after an attempted abduction

A police man-hunt is in its second day, after an attempted abduction of a young girl early Monday morning. Police are urging parents to be more vigilant about securing their homes. Chloe Wilshire reports.

Crime rates on the rise for Queensland

Crime rates are again on the rise in Queensland. With domestic violence and robberies, among the biggest concerns for police. But the Commissioner is confident, his officers will handle the extra workload. Zak Adkins reports.

KAP fails to stop tougher gun laws for Queensland

Katter’s Australian Party has failed to stop plans for tougher gun laws in Queensland. The gun at the centre of the debate is a lever-action shotgun, a powerful weapon that fires and reloads instantly. James Ives reports.

Stolen truck leaves a trail of destruction

An out-of-control semi-trailer has crashed into cars and buildings leaving a trail of destruction in the Hunter Valley. It burst into flames with several locals injured, one critically. James Ives reports.

Breakthrough in Sharron Phillips case

A 31 year murder cold case looks to have been solved. Police say Sharon Phillips was murdered by a taxi driver, who picked her up on the night of May 9, 1986. The young woman’s never been seen again. Tianna

Cardinal George Pell returns to Melbourne court

Cardinal George Pell has returned to a Melbourne court briefly on historic sex charges. Australia’s most senior Catholic was surrounded by security. Natalie Brown reports.