Cairns

Man dies in Cairns after highrise fall

Kim Stephens A man has died in Cairns this morning after falling from an upper floor of a highrise building in the Far North Queensland city.

Man dies in Cairns after highrise fall

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Kim Stephens A man has died in Cairns this morning after falling from an upper floor of a highrise building in the Far North Queensland city.

Man charged over Cairns woman's death

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A man has been charged with the manslaughter of a woman who was found unconscious in a Cairns toilet block last year.

Cairns cop caught drink driving

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A Queensland police officer will face court next month after being caught drink driving.

Teenager loses leg after alleged drink driver hits pedestrians in Cairns

A young Cairns man has lost his leg after an alleged drink-driver who was almost four times over the limit drove on to a footpath.

Brisbane's Courtney Thorpe crowned Miss World Australia 2014

Miss World Australia 2014 Courtney Thorpe (centre) with the runners up.

Anne-Louise Brown Courtney Thorpe is a children’s book author, stylist and budding journalist. Now, the Brisbane beauty can add being crowned Miss World Australia 2014 to her list of achievements.

Woman charged over man's death at Mona Mona near Cairns

A 32-year-old woman has been charged after the death of a man north of Cairns on Thursday night.

Man charged after grabbing girl at Cairns shops

A 14-year-old girl fought off a man who grabbed her from behind in a busy far north Queensland shopping centre, police say.

Gold Coast and Cairns casinos one step closer

An artist's impression of the $8.15 billion Aquis project in Cairns.

Kristian Silva Proposed resorts in Cairns and the Gold Coast are set to be granted casino licences by the state government, pending environmental, planning and gaming approvals.

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Woman bashed, raped in front of mates in Cairns

A woman was bashed and raped by a friend while the pair were drinking with a group of people on a street in far north Queensland, police say.

Boy, 13, accused of attacking women in Cairns

A boy aged 13 has been charged with attacks against women in far north Queensland, including two sexual assaults.

Man charged over Cairns unit fire

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Marissa Calligeros A 27-year-old man has been charged after allegedly setting fire to a Cairns unit complex.

Queensland weather: 'Chilly' 20-degree Cairns day breaks record

Locals in tropical north Queensland rugged up in winter jackets over the long weekend when the temperature only managed to reach 20C in the daytime - the coldest temperature in almost two decades.

Sun shines on Cairns after cyclone

Life goes back to normal a day after Cyclone Ita sauntered through the city.

Cameron Atfield On Saturday, Cairns was on high alert. But today, it's business as usual.

Man burned in Cairns boat fire

A man is being treated for facial burns after a 12-metre yacht burst into flames at the Cairns marina.

Cairns couple victimised other boys, according to authorities

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Katherine Feeney A Cairns couple who bought a Russian baby for the purpose of sexual exploitation have been linked to the abuse of other very young boys.

Bail for bikie charged over Broadbeach brawl

Graham Cairns A Beenleigh bikie has been granted bail after a magistrate said she saw no reason to keep him in jail while awaiting a trial.

Declan Crouch disappearance: Remains found in Cairns swamp

Declan Crouch.

Dan Nancarrow Remains believed to be human have been found in a swamp near the suburb where north Queensland teenager Declan Crouch went missing three months ago.

Man dead after hit-and-run near Cairns

Police say a man found dead on a north Queensland road on Sunday morning was a victim of a hit-and-run.

Girl charged in alleged Cairns carjacking

A teenager who used a knife to carjack a driver and hit a police car as officers tried to nab her is facing a string of charges.