Marissa Calligeros

Marissa Calligeros

Marissca Calligeros covers crime, courts and property for brisbanetimes.com.au.

The real CSI: Finding answers in blood-spatter patterns

Marissa Calligeros Every blood stain has a story, but it takes a keen eye to decipher it.

Zara all set to open in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast

Marissa Calligeros International fashion retailer Zara has finally found a home in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast.

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Apartment towers to rise on South Brisbane TAFE site

Marissa Calligeros A former TAFE site at South Brisbane will house multiple 30-storey apartment towers, under a development application lodged by property baron David Devine.

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Brisbane's warm end to winter

Crowds at the Bulimba Festival.

Marissa Calligeros Snow cones were a favourite at the annual Bulimba Festival as winter came to an end on Sunday.

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Man in hospital after Gold Coast buck's party punch-up

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A buck’s party on the Gold Coast turned into a street-side brawl on Saturday night.

Thousands join March Australia protest in Brisbane

Protesters at the March Australia rally in Brisbane's CBD.

Marissa Calligeros Thousands of protesters have marched through Brisbane's CBD to coincide with a wave of anti-government rallies across the country.

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Gold Coast street closed after molotov cocktail threats

Police have closed a Surfers Paradise street after a man reportedly made threats with molotov cocktails.

Marissa Calligeros Gold Coast street reopens after molotov cocktail scare.

Man charged with murder of Norman Park mother Anthea Mari

Jacob Michael Smith, wanted for questioning over the death of Anthea Mari, is arrested on the Gold Coast.

Marissa Calligeros and Kristian Silva Police have charged a man with the murder of Norman Park mother Anthea Mari after his dramatic arrest on the Gold Coast.

Brisbane man forced US child to take indecent photos: police

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Marissa Calligeros A 22-year-old Brisbane man has been charged after allegedly grooming an American girl online and forcing her to take indecent images of herself.

Driver seriously injured in head-on crash

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

Thieves fail in DFO ramraid

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Thieves have rammed a four-wheel-drive through the doors of a Brisbane shopping centre in a failed ATM heist.

Mother and child abducted at gunpoint in Toowoomba

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A mother was forced to drive for more than hour at gunpoint after she and her young child were abducted in Toowoomba, west of Brisbane, on Wednesday.

Arsonists charged over townhouse fires

Marissa Calligeros Four men have been charged after allegedly lighting a series of fires at a townhouse complex south of Brisbane.

'Everyday Queenslanders' caught in Bandidos extortion racket

Ex-Bandidos president Adam White is arrested at his Carindale home on Thursday morning.

Marissa Calligeros A chance meeting in a suburban Queensland shopping centre caught four innocent young men, including the son of a police officer, in an alleged Bandidos-run extortion racket.

Woman and child reportedly abducted at gunpoint

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Police are investigating an alleged abduction.

Whale freed from shark nets off Gold Coast

The whale trapped in shark nets off Kirra Beach.

Marissa Calligeros Animal freed after tail was tangled in the shark nets off Kirra Beach.

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Ex-Bandidos president arrested over extortion in fight for woman

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Marissa Calligeros The former president the Bandidos Gold Coast chapter has been arrested after allegedly trying to extort $5000 from a man over a fight for a woman.

Axe used in Brisbane tavern hold-up

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Two men wielding an axe and a piece of wood held up a Brisbane tavern in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Fire destroys home on Brisbane's bayside

The house in Prospect Street, Wynnum, goes up in flames.

Marissa Calligeros A house on Brisbane's bayside has been destroyed by fire overnight.

Two dead in separate road crashes

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros Two men have died and a third remains in a serious condition in hospital after separate crashes on Queensland roads.