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478 customers without power after 65,500 lightning strikes

Premium Content 478 customers without power after 65,500 lightning strikes

There were more than 200,000 lightning strikes recorded across the Mackay...

WATCH: Huge spider snuck into woman’s Nissan Navara

Premium Content WATCH: Huge spider snuck into woman’s Nissan Navara

The 29 year old posted a video of her and her housemate wrangling the monster...

Number of high-range speedsters shocks police

Premium Content Number of high-range speedsters shocks police

One teen driver was busted twice in one day – one time for travelling more than...

Ice trafficker ‘corrupted’ teen girlfriend

Premium Content Ice trafficker ‘corrupted’ teen girlfriend

A CQ father turned street-level dealer peddled drugs to support his children...

‘What happened to my son?’: Broken dad fights for answers

Premium Content ‘What happened to my son?’: Broken dad fights for answers

‘I want to know what happened to my son... I would hate to see someone else go...

CQ miner slammed for lighting fire during ban

Premium Content CQ miner slammed for lighting fire during ban

The father’s actions diverted firefighters large fire

Cops injured after police vehicle rammed

Premium Content Cops injured after police vehicle rammed

It is alleged that as the two officers were getting out of their marked police car...

Mum to ambos at crash: ’Tell my kids I love them’

Premium Content Mum to ambos at crash: ’Tell my kids I love them’

A mum was on her way to work when a drink-driver changed her life forever.

BLOODY IDIOTS: 1008 drink-drivers caught this year

Premium Content BLOODY IDIOTS: 1008 drink-drivers caught this year

Police nab an average of three drink-drivers and one drug-driver each day on Mackay...

FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

Premium Content FATAL DECISION: A difference between life and death

Police say one simple thing could have saved the man's life

Son caught up in mum’s Texan romance scam

Premium Content Son caught up in mum’s Texan romance scam

A CQ man went to extreme lengths to help his disabled mother after she gave away...

Relaxing at hidden Whitsundays gem

Premium Content Relaxing at hidden Whitsundays gem

For the Whitsundays’ Jared Leaman, weekends should be about sun, sea and sand.

EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Fire ravages Gregory River

Premium Content EXCLUSIVE PICTURES: Fire ravages Gregory River

Residence were warned to 'watch and act'

Rescue chopper service marks major milestone

Premium Content Rescue chopper service marks major milestone

‘Every day, with every life we save, we are continually proving our worth to this...

UPDATE:Shots fired after chopper pilot spots alleged firebug

Premium Content UPDATE:Shots fired after chopper pilot spots alleged firebug

Alleged arsonist now in custody after police forced to fire shots

WATCH: Car goes up in flames on drive home

Premium Content WATCH: Car goes up in flames on drive home

'It was pretty much a shell by the time we got there.'