News.com.au Rhian Deutrom August 21, 2014
TWO people are dead and another two are injured after a two car head-on in Queensland this morning.
Initial information suggests the two cars collided about 6.12am on the Bundaberg-Childers Road, Elliott, south of Bundaberg.
Queensland Times John Grey
A HOUSE fire could take less than two minutes to completely engulf a furnished room, an inquest was told yesterday.
Forensic expert Brad Bardell said a normal room with soft furnishings was full of potential fuel and could reach “flashover” – the point at which all exposed surfaces reach combustion temperature – in from under two minutes to about six minutes.
ABC News update
Townsville Bulletin JOSH ALSTON August 21, 2014
A 15-YEAR-OLD girl will appear in Townsville Children’s Court today after last night being Tasered by police when she attempted to grab an officer’s gun.
The Mount Louisa teenager, who was approached by police at Deeragun shopping complex at 8.25pm after failing to adhere to her curfew, allegedly attempted to strangle the officer and scratch his face before reaching for the firearm.
She has been charged with serious assault police caused bodily harm and serious assault police.
ABC News report
Qld Police media release
Gold Coast Bulletin Robyn Wuth August 20, 2014
MONGOL patched member and Gold Coast cage fighter Wade Yates-Taui will be extradited to Australia this week, charged with the unlawful killing of a Bandidos associate on the Glitter Strip.
Yates-Taui is expected to face Southport Magistrates Court on Friday.
Police have refused to confirm his arrival time, but sources said Gold Coast detectives travelled to the US to escort the cage fighter home to face charges over the death of Max Waller at Broadbeach in June last year.
Brisbane Times article
Qld Police media release
Gold Coast Bulletin Leah Fineran August 20, 2014
A DRUNK driver who punched a woman off her scooter and attacked a car with a crowbar in a violent road rage bender has been sentenced to jail.
Youth work student Daniel Michael Mylan admitted he was drunk and off his prescription medication when he saw red on the roads last year.
The 36-year-old student blew a blood-alcohol level of .137 per cent, almost three times the legal limit when police caught up with him near Broadbeach on October 3.
Gold Coast Bulletin Michael Thompson and Clayton Smales August 21, 2014
TWO of Queensland’s three NRL clubs had their foundations rocked after being caught in the aftershock of the Cronulla ASADA investigation.
North Queensland and Gold Coast were caught up in the drama with both clubs having former Sharks players on their books.
Matthew Wright (Cowboys), Luke Douglas and Albert Kelly (both Titans) were among the 17 current or former Cronulla players issued show cause notices by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority for involvement in the Sharks’ 2011 supplements program.