Crime

French student's murder: police spend night interviewing people near crime scene

Kristian Silva Murdered French student Sophie Collombet turned down the offer of a lift home on the night she was killed in a South Brisbane park.

Crime and Misconduct Commission to become Crime and Corruption Commission

Crime and Misconduct Commission

Amy Remeikis The state’s corruption watchdog will be renamed and refocused under wide-sweeping reforms the government plans to introduce to parliament on Wednesday afternoon.

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Crime Stoppers has record year

Kristian Silva Anonymous tip-offs result in 2246 arrests in Queensland in 12 months.

Crime scene in 1972 cold case

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Police are digging up the backyard of a Mackay home after a tip off over the 1972 disappearance of Marilyn Wallman.

Photos of the crime scene

A woman's body was found in a central Brisbane park in the early hours of Sunday morning.

'Flegg tapes' had no evidence of crime

Housing and Public Works Minister Bruce Flegg.

Amy Remeikis The Crime and Misconduct Commission has completed its investigation into the so-called "Flegg tapes" and found "no evidence that a criminal offence was committed".

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'AK47' robbery: Trio arrested over crime spree

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Marissa Calligeros A 17-year-old boy is among three alleged thieves arrested over an armed hold-up at a Brisbane hotel where staff and patrons were held at gunpoint on Wednesday night.

Organised crime costs Australia $15b a year

Australia’s home affairs minister says organised crime is costing the nation $15 billion a year and is more pervasive, powerful and complex than ever.

Couple shot old man on crime spree

Kim Stephens Queensland police are hunting for a real-life Bonnie and Clyde accused of shooting an elderly man during a crime spree spanning half the state.

Gold Coast a 'crime hot spot', data suggests

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Katherine Feeney The bloody stabbing death of a young man with alleged bikie connections on the steps of a luxury Gold Coast unit complex stands testament to the city's worsening culture of violence, a leading crime...

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Police restructure puts focus on organised crime

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Tony Moore Tackling organised crime in Queensland - including taskforces similar to the pre-Christmas raid on customs and airline officers in Sydney - now falls under Queensland's new deputy police...

Sexting - the misunderstood 'crime'

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Mandy Thoo "It's a crime. It's child pornography. It's shameful. It will ruin your life."

Gold Coast unveils eye in the sky to fight crime

Ellen Lutton POLICE have a new weapon to blitz crime rates on the Gold Coast: a helicopter.

Youth crime authorities can learn from abroad

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Darren Cartwright and Jim O'Rourke THE Queensland government should adopt American and European sentencing models when dealing with juvenile criminals, to prevent serial offending, an expert says.

Blitz on Glitter Strip crime nets 187

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Ellen Lutton A 28-YEAR-OLD man accused of thrusting a glass into a young woman's face is one of 187 people arrested on the Gold Coast in a week.

Police blitz on serious crime

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Ellen Lutton QUEENSLAND Police have launched a crime blitz on the Gold Coast in another attempt to calm a city that is on edge.

Shooting death linked to organised crime

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Marissa Calligeros A 36-year-old man has been found shot dead this morning in the middle of a Gold Coast street.

Spin check: Rising crime?

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Daniel Hurst This week, Queensland's Liberal National Party promised to put 1100 extra police officers on the beat, arguing crime was 'worse under long-term Labor'. Labor says crime rates have improved.

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'Upset' witnesses saw stabbing: Police

Natalie Bochenski A number of people witnessed a stabbing in far north Queensland, say police.

Two suspicious deaths in FNQ

Natalie Bochenski Police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two women overnight.