Marissa Calligeros

Marissa Calligeros

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

Hammerhead shark without fins found on north Queensland beach

Marissa Calligeros A hammerhead shark without fins has been found washed up on a far north Queensland beach.

Woman fends off intruders with a mop

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Marissa Calligeros Baseball bat attack in Durack leaves man in hospital.

Traffic delays on Gateway Motorway after crash

Traffic delays on the Gateway Motorway.

Marissa Calligeros Brisbane motorists are facing long details on the Gateway Motorway following a multi-vehicle crash.

Police investigating suspicious Gold Coast death

Mark Spencer.

Marissa Calligeros and Kristian Silva Police have identified the man bashed to death at his Gold Coast home on Wednesday as Mark Emanuel Spencer.

Man, 24, killed in Gateway Motorway crash

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A 24-year-old man has died in a cash on the Gateway Motorway in Brisbane's south.

Thousands refusing Brisbane airport body scans

A passenger being screened by a body scanner.

Marissa Calligeros Thirteen travellers refuse to be screened on average, each day.

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Police mount search for missing Gold Coast woman

Missing Gold Coast woman Toni Pearson.

Marissa Calligeros Police are searching for a missing woman who was last seen at a Gold Coast restaurant at the weekend.

Poker machine red tape reduction 'all about money'

Pubs and clubs can pay out up to $5000 in cash to poker machine winners on the spot.

Marissa Calligeros Poker machine reforms damage community welfare: academics.

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Inala siege: Police had 'no choice' but to shoot

SERT officers at the scene of the seige at Inala. Photo: Jess Millward/Nine News

Marissa Calligeros Police Union says officers were acting in self defence when they shot dead a man in Inala on Monday.

Blaze extinguished at Caboolture sawmill

Qld fire

Marissa Calligeros Firefighters have finally managed to extinguish a blaze at a Caboolture sawmill which smouldered for more than 24 hours.

Motorcyclist killed in historic road race at Lakeside Park

Lakeside Park raceway, Kurwongbah

Marissa Calligeros A motorcyclist was killed during the Australian Historic Road Race Championships north of Brisbane on Sunday.

Ipswich buildings evacuated after suspicious bag found at bus stop

Some buildings in the Ipswich CBD have been evacuated.

Marissa Calligeros A suitcase which sparked a bomb scare in Ipswich has been found to contain nothing but personal items.

Bus driver assaulted after taking passenger to hospital

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A Gold Coast bus driver was assaulted and left with cuts to his head and face after driving a passenger, who pleaded for medical attention, to hospital.

Man attacked with rocks, iron bar at teenage house party

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A man is in hospital with serious injuries, including a possible collapsed lung, after a teenage house party turned violent at the weekend.

Convenience store worker fends off gunman with stool

The gunman wanted by police.

Marissa Calligeros A convenience store worker armed with nothing more than a stool has fended off a gun-toting would-be thief.

Man arrested after high-speed chase through Brisbane

A man is accused of leading police on a 20-minute chase through Brisbane.

Marissa Calligeros A 22-year-old man allegedly led police on a high-speed chase through Brisbane in the early hours of Monday morning.

'Grenade' found in alleged bikie drug lab

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros The bomb squad has been called to investigate a possible grenade in an Ipswich storage unit.

Queensland nurses, midwives secure wage rise

Queensland nurses and midwives are set to receive a 2.2 per cent pay rise.

Marissa Calligeros Queensland nurses and midwives will receive a 2.2 per cent pay rise from April 1 next year.

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Man charged with murder over Gold Coast bashing

Kane Barry, with his daughter Ellie May.

Marissa Calligeros A man accused of bashing his Gold Coast neighbour to death has been charged with murder.

Cyclist critical after car crash in Lockyer Valley

Qld police

Marissa Calligeros A cyclist is in a critical condition after colliding with a car west of Brisbane.