Townsville

Labor promises new youth mental health centre for Townsville

Tony Moore Young people with a severe mental health issue will be treated at a new live-in care centre in Townsville, if Labor wins the next state election.

Homemade bomb injures two boys in Townsville

Qld police

Two boys - aged 11 and 13 - have serious injuries after a homemade bomb they were playing with detonated on a property in a rural suburb of Townsville.

Townsville taxi driver's viral volcano video

ount Tavurvur erupting in Papua New Guinea.

Robert Burgin Townsville taxi driver Phil McNamara has unwittingly found himself the centre of a global media storm after filming remarkable footage of Papua New Guinean volcano Mount Tavurvur exploding last week.

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.

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.

'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

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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.

Season report card: Brisbane Broncos

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Phil Lutton Phil Lutton gives his grades on the season that was for the Brisbane Broncos.

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