Crime

Queenslanders yet to cash in on crime tips

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Stephen Johnson No cash rewards have been offered in Queensland for information leading to the arrest of suspected bikies despite a funding boost to Crime Stoppers nine months ago.

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Woman sought after high-rise death plunge

Police hope a woman can shed light on the suspicious death of a man who fell from a high-rise building in Cairns.

Ipswich man charged with torturing and attempting to murder housemate

Police investigate an attack in Ipswich.

A man will face a Queensland court on Monday charged with torturing and trying to murder his housemate.

Nudgee Junior College staff member 'charged with indecent treatment of child'

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Amy Remeikis Nudgee Junior College has declined to comment on reports one of its staff members has been charged with indecent treatment of a child.

Paul Pisasale to be investigated by Crime and Corruption Commission

Amy Remeikis Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale will be investigated by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Law group calls on Queenlanders to remember history, and push against Crime and Misconduct Committee changes

Amy Remeikis The Law and Justice Institute of Queensland president has called on Queenslanders to “judge those who are ignorant of history” and call on the government to keep the Crime and...

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Crime and Misconduct Commission refuses to reveal if it's helping ICAC

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Amy Remeikis The acting chair of the Crime and Misconduct Commission has refused to publicly reveal if the crime watchdog is assisting the NSW Independent Commission Against Crime commission hearings with any...

Crime and Misconduct Commission changes pass, paving way for Crime and Corruption Commission

Amy Remeikis After six hours of debate, the government passed its Crime and Misconduct Commission amendments late on Wednesday night, laying the first foundation for the new Crime and Corruption Commission.

Slain chef from heroin crime family

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Marissa Calligeros As the hunt for his killer continues, Brisbane chef Peter Milos has emerged as the youngest son of a crime family whose main business was the heroin trade.

State crime inquiry announced

Amy Remeikis Gotham had a bat phone for its major crime issues - Queensland will have an inquiry.

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Queensland cop committed crime to fight crime: court

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A police officer who gave confidential information to a private eye was so focused on fighting crime that he committed one, a Brisbane court has been told.

Neighbours plus tourists equals high crime on the glitter strip

Tourists and long-term tenants are a bad mix for Gold Coast highrises.

Kristian Silva Buildings with a mix of long-term and short-term tenants is a recipe for a higher crime rate than high rises exclusively for tourists, a new study has found.

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Crime statistics tell varying stories on anti-gang laws

Amy Remeikis Queensland’s crime rates have dropped since the government’s crackdown on criminal bikie gangs began in October – but not as much as it would like you to believe.

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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.

Crime Stoppers has record year

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

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

CCTV footage of Sophie Collombet before her death.

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.

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.

'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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