Marissa Calligeros

Marissa Calligeros

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

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Where to see Prince William and Kate in Brisbane

Marissa Calligeros The best spot for royal watchers in Brisbane on Saturday will be at South Bank.

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.

Burnt torso: science, police work paints picture of victim

Doctor

Marissa Calligeros Detectives are relying on medical science to identify a man whose burnt, dismembered torso was found on the side of a rural Queensland last year.

On-the-run sex offender turns himself in

Escapees

Marissa Calligeros A convicted sex offender has turned himself in to police after disobeying his home detention order in Brisbane.

Childers 'abduction': police analysing items from alleged kidnapper's home

Eden Kane of South Isis has been charged over the alleged abduction of a Childers toddler.

Marissa Calligeros Police analysing items found in remains of a fire at home of accused kidnapper.

O'Reilly's Bonded Stores to be demolished

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Marissa Calligeros Bid to save historic Margaret Street buildings quashed by Heritage Council.

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Prison escapees captured

A security image from the IGA store in Emu Park.

Marissa Calligeros Prison escapee walked past wanted poster bearing his photo when he stopped to buy beer.

Chloe Campbell mystery: Police seize parents' clothes

Marissa Calligeros Speculation is mounting about the involvement of Garth Campbell in his daughter’s unusual kidnapping in central Queensland.

Lighting upgrade needed at site of Kangaroo Point rape

The Kangaroo Point bikeway at Bright Street.

Marissa Calligeros A safety audit has found a $180,000 lighting upgrade is needed at a popular Brisbane bikeway where a woman was raped two months ago.

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Escapees spotted at shopping centre

A security image from the IGA store in Emu Park.

Marissa Calligeros A murderer and an armed robber who escaped from a low-security jail are still on the run despite brazenly shopping at a Queensland supermarket.

Woman hit by ute in Brisbane's CBD

Marissa Calligeros A 20-year-old woman has suffered head injuries after being hit by a ute in Brisbane’s CBD.

As Cyclone Ita leaves, and the weather settles, the cleanup continues

Cyclone Ita over north Queensland.

Marissa Calligeros and AAP The rain has eased, but the winds are expected to pick up across southeast Queensland as ex-tropical cyclone Ita heads further offshore on Tuesday.

Farmers the big losers after Cyclone Ita

Ingham flooded after Cyclone Ita.

Marissa Calligeros and AAP Far north Queensland cane fields are as flat as pancakes and waterlogged thanks to Cyclone Ita, but many farms across the region are breathing a collective sigh of relief.

Chloe Campbell case: Police take DNA samples from more than 20 people

Chloe Campbell

Marissa Calligeros Police have taken DNA samples from more than 20 people as they investigate the unusual kidnapping of Queensland toddler Chloe Campbell.

Cyclone Ita: Far North Queenslanders brace for 'significant' storm

Cyclone

Marissa Calligeros Tropical cyclone Ita has been upgraded to a category 5 system and is expected to bring 285km/h winds to north Queensland.

Vinegar still best for box jellyfish stings says top doctor

Queensland Health will wait to see more evidence before changing its guidelines on treating box jellyfish stings.

Marissa Calligeros Guidelines for the treatment of box jellyfish stings remain the same, despite new research claiming vinegar may kill rather than save victims.

Queensland's top performing suburbs revealed

Property

Marissa Calligeros Three coastal suburbs have been listed as the top performers for Queensland property investors.

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Accused drug lord extradited to Queensland

Ivan Tesic

Marissa Calligeros Nightclub owner and accused cocaine trafficker Ivan Tesic has returned to the Gold Coast in handcuffs after being extradited from New South Wales.

Second skydiver flown to hospital after hard landing

Skydive thumb.

Marissa Calligeros A skydiver has been flown to hospital with suspected spinal injuries in the second incident of its kind in Queensland.

Daniel Morcombe's killer Brett Cowan lodges appeal

Cowan

Marissa Calligeros Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan will appeal his murder conviction on the grounds the jury at his trial should have never heard recordings of his confession.