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Missing fishermen found off Townsville coast

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Kristian Silva Coast guard officers are preparing to rescue three fishermen who have been found safe and well in a stricken boat off Townsville.

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.

'Fugitive' Townsville mother Cassie Watter seen at Westfield Strathpine: police

Kristian Silva Police will review security footage from a shopping centre 25 kilometres north of Brisbane, following unconfirmed sightings of a fugitive Townsville mother and her young daughters.

Man charged over murder in Townsville car park

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Marissa Calligeros Man charged with murder of 21-year-old in Townsville car park.

Woman, 20, assaulted after being forced to drive man across Townsville

Queensland police

A woman has been assaulted after a man approached her at a Townsville car wash and ordered her to drive him across town.

Fears for young girls believed taken from Townsville school

Kristian Silva The father of two young girls missing since Friday says he is growing increasingly worried for his daughters' welfare after their disappearance from a Townsville primary school.

Family of missing Townsville twins' mother hopes they're not found

Catherine Watter with daughters Bronte and Isabella.

Amanda Gearing Relatives of missing Townsville twin girls Isabella and Bronte Watters, 7, who have been missing for six weeks today, are hoping the children and their mother Cassie Watter are not found.

Woman hospitalised after Townsville stabbing

Qld police

Kristian Silva A man will appear in a Townsville court on Tuesday accused of stabbing a woman in the abdomen and back.

Keith Urban out of key with Townsville locals

Gordon Tallis and Keith Urban

Kristian Silva Give us Gordon Tallis or Matty Bowen...but please, not Keith Urban.

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Lions overcome Suns in Townsville

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23:  Dayne Zorko of the Lions is congratulated by Sam Mayes of the Lions during the NAB Challenge match between the Brisbane Lions and the Gold Coast Suns at Tony Ireland Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Liam Butterworth The Brisbane Lions have bounced back from a drubbing by Hawthorn to record a comfortable 47-point win over an under-strength Gold Coast Suns in the AFL pre-season in Townsville.

72-year-old dead after Townsville fight

Northern Queensland police are questioning a male over the sudden death of a 72-year-old.

Woman found dead in Townsville alleyway

Marissa Calligeros A woman has been found dead in an alley way in north Queensland where it is believed she had been sleeping for a week.

Poison threat for Townsville's homeless

Emergency.

Townsville's homeless may be the target of someone trying to poison them, police fear.

Townsville mayor attacks Telstra over job cuts

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Townsville’s mayor has launched a furious attack on Telstra over plans to shut down a call centre in the city with the loss of 126 jobs.

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Townsville beach death not suspicious

Police are trying to establish the movements of a man whose body was found on a beach near Townsville.

Storm leaves trail of destruction in Townsville

Townsville damage

A thunderstorm described by witnesses as a "mini-tornado" has ripped through Townsville, causing extensive damage.

Fire-fighters battle blazes across Queensland

Gippsland fire hearing begins (Thumbnail)

Cameron Atfield Queensland fire-fighters have had a busy start to the weekend, with four property fires reported on Saturday morning.

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Convicted Queensland toddler killer loses appeal

Justice

A north Queensland man jailed for murdering a toddler has lost an appeal.

How much pain is enough for spluttering Sharks?

Junior Roqica of the Sharks looks dejected on the Sharks bench.

Phil Lutton For those who believe the Cronulla organisation deserves everything it gets, you should be well pleased. Karma is preening itself to be an absolute bitch on Monday night.

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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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