Cairns

Cairns murder trial: man turned up video game volume to drown out woman's screams

Cindy Masonwells, 33, with her partner Scott Maitland, 35.

A witness in a murder trial says he saw a man pull a screaming woman from a van but soon after went back to playing his video games and even turned up the volume to drown out the sound.

Queensland prison escapees steal cars while on the run

Two escapees from a far north Queensland prison farm have stolen two cars since they've been on the run.

Queensland prisoners caught after days on the run

Qld police

Two escapees from a far north Queensland prison farm have been found after four days on the run.

QCU to LNP - we are coming for you

Queensland Council of Unions president John Battams.

Amy Remeikis The Queensland Council of Unions has issued a warning to 17 LNP MPs across the state – we’re coming for you.

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Cairns police officer attacked, car 'rammed'

Qld police

Kristian Silva A woman has been arrested following an incident in Cairns where a police car was rammed and an officer was repeatedly punched in the head.

Girl charged over Cairns stabbing

Qld police

Kristian Silva Woman in hospital after altercation outside Cairns shopping centre.

Scissor-wielding teen goes on crime spree in Cairns

Police car

An 18-year-old man armed with scissors has been charged following a series of incidents that occurred west of Cairns on Saturday.

Police still searching for clues in Cairns hotel death

Detectives are still searching for a woman who might hold clues about the death of a man who fell from a Cairns hotel.

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.

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

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.

Cairns cop caught drink driving

Qld police

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

Man charged over Cairns woman's death

Court, judge, bail, lawyers

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

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.

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.