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Accused cat killer denied bail in Gold Coast court


A Gold Coast teenager will spend another two months in jail for allegedly mutilating a cat, torching a car and scrawling an extortion message using the dead animal's blood.

Your Weekend August 22, 23, 24 | 2014

David Suchet in <i>The Last Confession</i>.

Natalie Bochenski Get into nature, see brilliant theatre or get into party mode this weekend in and around Brisbane.

Crowds of 20,000 tipped to attend Queensland Police expo

Police diver Constable Chris Obrien.

Kristian Silva About 20,000 people are expected to attend the Queensland Police's biggest expo in 15 years.

'Bomb house' tenant Daniel Fing yet to be interrogated

Convicted bomb maker Daniel Fing.

Kristian Silva Queenslad Police are yet to interrogate the man who allegedly stashed highly-volatile explosives in Brisbane home.

Pro-Palestinian protesters defy rain, pro-Israeli cinema-goers defy protesters

A protestor waves a Palestinian flag past a fake Israeli one with a swastika during a demonstration against Israeli offensive on Gaza, in front of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madrid on August 21, 2014. As the six-week war between Israel and Hamas raged on leaving truce talks in tatters, a pre-dawn air strike killed three members of the Islamist movement's armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades.     AFP PHOTO/ GERARD JULIEN

Cameron Atfield Heavy rain did not deter pro-Palestinian protest outside an Israeli film festival in Brisbane on Saturday night.

Remains of MH17 victims Roger and Jill Guard identified

Roger Guard was travelling with his wife Jill Guard onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 when it was shot down over Ukraine.

Natalie Bochenski The bodies of a Toowoomba couple killed in the MH17 disaster have been positively identified.

Cage fighter Wade Yates-Taui remanded over Queensland stabbing death

Max Waller

A cage fighter extradited from the US over the stabbing death on the Gold Coast has been remanded in custody.

Taser disguised as mobile phone found in FNQ police raids

Senior Sergeant Matt Stevens demonstrates the Taser-style weapon disguised as a mobile phone.

Kristian Silva Police have seized a cache of drugs, knuckle dusters and a Taser disguised as a mobile phone during a series of raids in Queensland's far north on Thursday.

Manslaughter charge over Alexandra Hills crash

Police at the scene of the crash.

Kim Stephens A 40-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter following a crash that killed a 65-year-old woman at Alexandra Hills on Thursday.

Police dog squad, helicopter chase alleged robber

Kristian Silva The police helicopter and dog squad was called in to track down an alleged teenage robber after a home invasion south of Brisbane on Thursday night.

Police search for cranky cyclist


Cameron Atfield Police are on the lookout for a bird-flipping cyclist with an alleged temper after a case of weekend road rage.

Teenager tasered after alleged police attack in Townsville

A police officer has used a Taser on a teenage girl during an alleged struggle.

Kristian Silva A 15-year-old girl was tasered by Townsville police after allegedly trying to grab an officer’s gun during a struggle.

Minerals stolen from Cloncurry museum

Chris Burns A thief used a screwdriver to steal 14 minerals from part of a Cloncurry museum collection in daylight hours.

Murder charges laid over Max Waller's death

Max Waller.

Kristian Silva Police have charged two men with murder over the June 2013 stabbing death of Gold Coast man Max Waller.

Brisbane cop stood down over domestic violence allegations

Qld police

A Brisbane police officer has been stood down over allegations of domestic violence.

Gold Coast jeweller hit by thieves' getaway car

Qld police

Kristian Silva A Gold Coast jeweller was hospitalised after being hit by a stolen getaway vehicle used by a man who robbed her shop.

One dead, two injured in Alexandra Hills crash

The scene of the fatal crash at Alexandra Hills.

Stephen Jeffery Police tried to intercept suspected stolen car before crash.

Pedestrian dies in Balmoral crash

Queensland Police

Kristian Silva Police have called for witnesses to come forward following the death of a pedestrian who was struck by a car in Balmoral.

Police investigating Bruno Wagner cold case raid house in The Gap

Vanished: A picture of Gerhard Bruno Wagner.

Kristian Silva and Natalie Bochenski Police investigating a man’s disappearance 15 years ago have raided a home in Brisbane's west, weeks after announcing a $250,000 reward for information the Gerhard Wagner cold case.

Two die in crash south of Bundaberg

Qld police

Kristian Silva Two people have died in a suspected head-on crash south of Bundaberg on Thursday morning.