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So drunk an ambulance was called: 'I'd had a really bad week'

Amy Remeikis A man who assaulted a paramedic who was trying to help him told a Brisbane Magistrates Court he'd had a "really bad week" when the incident occurred.

Man dies in Valley trench collapse

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Natalie Bochenski A 64-year-old man has died in a worksite accident in Fortitude Valley.

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Coroner delivers findings on Mossman Gorge drowning

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Kim Stephens The body of a young Taiwanese man who drowned in a Far North Queensland gorge remained floating at the popular tourist attraction for more than four hours as a communications blackspot inhibited...

House fire: occupants found safe and well

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Kristian Silva Fire has engulfed a home in the Scenic Rim area on Wednesday morning, with reports firefighters are searching for the property’s occupants.

Driver seriously injured in head-on crash

Marissa Calligeros A young driver has been seriously injured in a head-on crash south of Brisbane.

Campbell Newman points to the sky to reassure voters

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman speaking at a Queensland Property Council lunch in Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis It is the most Queensland of idioms, duly repeated by premiers regardless of their political shade, as a way to reassure an antsy public.

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Men injured in 'tyre explosion' at Sunshine Coast factory

A school bus burns in the northbound lane of the Bruce Highway near Sippy Downs, north of Brisbane.

Kristian Silva Two seriously injured in tyre explosion, while students injured in bus blaze.

Gerard Baden-Clay guilty: What jury didn't hear

Allison Baden-Clay.

Marissa Calligeros The murder trial of Gerard Baden-Clay may have never heard from the convicted killer if a ruling at a critical point of the case went the other way.

Couple dead after crash north of Brisbane

Qld police

Kristian Silva An elderly man and woman have died after a crash north of Brisbane on Tuesday morning.

Queensland government to slash ophthalmology surgery waiting lists

Health Minister Lawrence Springborg.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland government plans to cut down on the ophthalmology surgery waiting list – by putting it out to tender.

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Pacific Motorway delays after Gold Coast smash

The accident scene on the M1 at Gaven. Traffic has backed up for up to 11km.

Kristian Silva There are long southbound delays on the Pacific Motorway after a multi-vehicle crash on the Gold Coast.

Teen fighting for her life after Laidley house fire

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A teenage girl is fighting for her life after suffering extensive burns in a house fire in southeast Queensland.

Police respond to Caboolture siege

SERT officers approach a man and baby after a siege at Caboolture.

Kristian Silva A siege at a Caboolture house has ended after nearly five hours, with police rescuing a young infant who had been caught up in the incident.

Paramedic warns Newman over pay cuts

Amy Remeikis Paramedic writes open letter asking Premier to reconsider ‘deadly mistake’.

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Brisbane to trial potentially life-saving emergency vehicle technology

Fire trucks could get the power to change traffic lights.

Kim Stephens Revolutionary new Queensland technology that switches traffic lights from red to green to enable ambulances and fire trucks a clear passage to emergencies will be trialled in Brisbane.

Woman who 'gassed' children granted Blue Card

The man has now been cleared of causing the child's injuries in early 2011.

Natalie Bochenski A Queensland woman who attempted to gas herself and her three children has been allowed to get a Blue Card so she can complete a university degree.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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Teen crashes into Goodna TAB

Emergency crews arrive after a teenager crashed into a Goodna shop.

Kristian Silva Teenager lost control of vehicle and hit brick wall in Goodna.

Failing Faith: Family, authorities could have saved abused child's life

Danielle Cronin On the day Faith died, the eight-year-old girl asked her mother for something to ease the pain.

Man stabbed in Fortitude Valley brawl

Kim Stephens A 20-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach during a brawl in Fortitude Valley’s nightclub precinct.