Dogs that fatally mauled Energex-contracted meter reader Kane Minion at a Greenbank property have been destroyed

Dogs that fatally mauled Energex-contracted meter reader Kane Minion at a Greenbank property have been destroyed

Two dogs that fatally mauled meter reader Kane Minion at a property in Greenbank, south of Brisbane, on the weekend have been destroyed. The dogs — a bandog bull-mastiff cross and a Rhodesian ridgeback cross — were seized by animal control officers on Saturday after the attack on Mr Minion. The 42-year-old Energex contractor was mauled while … Read more

Human remains discovered at a unit complex at Alderley in Brisbane’s north

Human remains discovered at a unit complex at Alderley in Brisbane’s north

Human remains have been discovered at a unit complex at Alderley, in Brisbane’s northern suburbs. Queensland police say the remains were found by cleaners under the complex on Alderley Avenue about 10:45am today.  Detective Superintendent Andrew Massingham said the cleaners discovered the body in a locked void area behind a brick wall. A trailer at an … Read more

Christine McVie Death: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumors’ Set For Top 10 Return on Charts?

Christine McVie Death: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Rumors’ Set For Top 10 Return on Charts?

Christine McVie’s legacy clearly still remains despite her untimely death, as Fleetwood Mac’s 1977 album “Rumors” is set to make a comeback to the charts’ top 10. According to reports, the seminal LP rose 15 spots and experienced a 200% uplift compared to the same period last week as per the Official Charts Company. This … Read more

Queensland man pleads guilty to starting fire at girlfriend Alexis Parkes’ Brisbane home, denies intending to kill her

Queensland man pleads guilty to starting fire at girlfriend Alexis Parkes’ Brisbane home, denies intending to kill her

A man accused of murdering his partner has admitted to starting a fatal blaze at her Brisbane home but has denied he intended to kill her. WARNING: This story contains content that readers may find distressing. Key points: James Morton Mason pleaded guilty to deliberately setting fire to Alexis Parkes’ car but pleaded not guilty to murder … Read more

Energex-contracted meter reader mauled to death by dogs in Logan, south of Brisbane

Energex-contracted meter reader mauled to death by dogs in Logan, south of Brisbane

An Energex contractor has been mauled to death by dogs in Logan, south of Brisbane, police said.  Police were called at 10:47am to Ison Road, Greenbank, Logan to reports of a dog attack. The 42-year-old man was found in a critical condition but died at the scene. He was contracted by Energex as a meter reader. Police … Read more

Death of man in custody at Orange Police Station prompts investigation

Death of man in custody at Orange Police Station prompts investigation

An investigation is underway following the death of a man in police custody at Orange in central west New South Wales. Police said the 40-year-old had been arrested Thursday morning following reports of a domestic violence incident at a house on Amaroo Crescent. The man became ill and was treated by paramedics at Orange Police Station before being taken … Read more

Sir Rod Stewart’s brother Bob dies, just months after death of brother Don

Sir Rod Stewart’s brother Bob dies, just months after death of brother Don

Rod Stewart’s brother, Bob Stewart, died on 29 November. Photo / NZME Sir Rod Stewart’s brother Bob has died. The musician confirmed Bob passed away on Tuesday November 29 just weeks after the singer’s eldest sibling Don died and Rod shared his agony in a heartfelt statement in which he declared he has lost two … Read more

Die Hard and Top Gun actor Clarence Gilyard Jr dies, aged 66

Die Hard and Top Gun actor Clarence Gilyard Jr dies, aged 66

Clarence Gilyard Jr — a popular supporting actor whose credits include the blockbuster films Die Hard and Top Gun and the hit television series Matlock and Walker, Texas Ranger — has died at 66 years of age. Key points: Clarence Gilyard’s death was announced by his employer, but details about it were limited He started as an actor in the … Read more

Last remaining NSW veteran of the Rats of Tobruk saluted in federal parliament after dying at age 106

Last remaining NSW veteran of the Rats of Tobruk saluted in federal parliament after dying at age 106

The last remaining veteran of the NSW Rats of Tobruk has died, leaving behind only a few survivors of the infamous World War II campaign in the North African desert. Key points: The Rats of Tobruk earned their name defending the Libyan port city from Italian and German attack for eight months Prime Minister Anthony … Read more