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Boy, 15, becomes the first creepy clown to be charged in Australia after police caught him 'dressed up and wielding a knife in the streets'
A 15-year-old boy has become the first 'creepy clown' to be arrested and charged after he was caught wielding a knife in Brisbane. Another young clown (pictured) terrorised drivers in Queensland.
From a smiling pose to staring eerily into the distance: Chilling selfies taken by Gable Tostee with his Tinder date Warriena Wright show her in the minutes before she plunged to her death off his balcony
Selfies have emerged from the night Warriena Wright met her accused killer Gable Tostee - before she fell to her death from his 14th floor Gold Coast apartment balcony in August 2014.
Shirtless jogger smiles and laughs as he is led away in handcuffs after being charged over the one-punch attack that killed a 48-year-old father
Wayne Hearn, 38, has been charged with unlawful striking causing death after Timothy Lang, 48, was knocked unconscious in South Brisbane on Saturday morning.
Man charged over 'one-punch attack' that killed a father-of-seven - after he was 'seen running away from the scene without a shirt on'
Wayne Hearn, 38, was arrested and charged on Tuesday over an alleged one-punch attack that killed Timothy Lang, 48, on Saturday morning in South Brisbane.
Bottles of booze, disheveled sheets and rocks on the floor: Inside Gable Tostee's flat where his Tinder date fell to her death – as chilling image shows how her legs dangled off his balcony
Disheveled sheets, rocks on the floor and a handheld video camera were found in the Gold Coast apartment of Gable Tostee after Warriena Wright fell to her death from his balcony in 2014.
Meth-crazed thief films himself driving a stolen car with his KNEES at 180km/h - while smoking a crack pipe
A Queensland man, 24, has filmed himself driving a stolen car with his knees at 180km/h while he smoked a crack pipe and veered onto the wrong side of the highway.
A 22-year-old man last seen wearing the traditional Bavarian costume has been missing for nearly two days after he left an Oktoberfest event in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane.
'It went for his face': The terrifying moment a swooping magpie attacked a little boy, two, and his five-year-old sister in a park leaving him scratched and bleeding
A Queensland mother has spoken of the moment a magpie attacked her two children, aged five and two, in a playground leaving her little boy scratched and bleeding.
No more peanut butter on toast for breakfast: Childcare centre BANS children from eating nuts at home
A Brisbane childcare centre has banned children from eating products containing nuts before they come to school - they say it is for safety but allergy experts say it is unnecessary.
'At least someone is having a crack!' Boxers-clad streaker injects some life into A-League season opener before being taken down by a (VERY determined) security guy
A young blonde-haired man with an impressively chiseled torso invaded the A-League season opener on Friday night, sending social media wild with many Roar fans crediting the thrilling draw to him.
Two people have died after a wall collapsed on them at worksite at Eagle Farm racecourse in Queensland
Two people have died after a wall collapsed at a worksite at Eagle Farm Racecourse the Brisbane suburb of Ascot. Police and emergency services were called to the scene about 4pm on Thursday.
Gun-wielding man bombarded his ex-partner with abusive voicemails before storming her home and shooting her in front of their children
Daryl Fields, 41, turned up at his ex-partner Rachael Moore's home near Brisbane in April 2014 and tried to kill her but was fought off by three of their young children.
All that glitters! Ellie Goulding flaunts her trim pins in a sequinned playsuit at her first Australian concert of her world tour
The 29-year-old British singer and songwriter flaunted her trim pins in a sequinned playsuit on the night, no doubt thrilling fans
Dog groomer Donna Alexia Cowley-Persch (pictured) took her own life with animal euthanisia drugs accessed inside a Brisbane veterinary clinic in 2013.
Qantas plane forced to turn back to Darwin after it dropped almost a KILOMETRE during a flight to Brisbane
A Qantas plane flying from Darwin to Brisbane was forced to turn around an hour into the flight last Friday, after a fault developed with the air conditioning and the plane dropped 30,000 feet.
One woman's 'gap year' turned into FOUR YEARS abroad, 35 countries and more than 151,000 Instagram followers - and she reveals how you can do it too
After one year at university Brisbane resident Nicola Easterby decided to take a gap year. That was four years ago. Today the 22-year-old is a successful travel blogger, and the world is her oyster.
Rockstar entrance! 5 Seconds Of Summer cut a grungy figure in sunglasses and black T-shirts as they greet adoring fans at Brisbane airport
They are one of Australia's most in-demand musical acts of the moment.
Widow suing Brisbane hospital for $5 million after 'doctors gave her husband a lethal dose of morphine to treat his headache'
Andrea Young is suing the Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital in Brisbane after they gave her husband a lethal dose of morphine when he checked in for a headache in 2014.
A dog has been filmed trying to join in on his owner's workout in Brisbane, jumping onto his back and sitting down while he continues to do a series of push ups.
Stranger tells a woman visiting her dying mother in hospital told to 'stop crying where everyone can see her'
A woman visiting her dying mother in a Brisbane hospital was berated by a stranger for crying 'where everyone can see her,' according to a Reddit post shared on Monday.
'I was a high risk of sudden death': Woman wins silver in triathlon just THREE YEARS after undergoing a double heart and lung transplant
Three years ago Brisbane woman Kate Phillips underwent a double lung and heart transplant. This weekend she competed with hundreds of other transplant recipients in the Transplant Triathlon.
'The most terrifying moment of my life': Jetstar flight from Sydney to Cairns makes emergency landing after engine failure leaves cabin filled with smoke
Jetstar passengers have been left terrified after the flight they were on from Sydney to Cairns had to make an emergency landing when smoke filled the cabin (pictured).
Shocking video shows patient smashing a metal object in a hospital moments after terrified mother walks past with her baby
Surveillance footage obtained from Royal Brisbane Women's Hospital has revealed some of the terrifying assaults doctors and nurses have been subjected to.
Man, 26, jumps from his moving car and strips down to his underwear before jumping into a river in a bizarre two-hour stand-off with police
The 26-year-old was driving erratically along Flinders Parade on Sunday before he stripped down and jumped into the water at Sandgate, a coastal suburb north of Brisbane. He was believed to be on drugs.
Wayne Bennett has split with his wife of forty years. The Brisbane Broncos coach has admitted the couple have been separated for 'some time' and that they are no longer living in the same home.
Cyclist suffers horrific injuries after being trapped under an SUV and dragged for 15 METRES after the driver hit him reversing down a driveway
A cyclist in his 50s is fighting for his life in hospital after he struck an SUV exiting its driveway and was dragged for 10-15m on Thursday night at Gordon park in Brisbane's north.
Prison lets Daniel Morcombe's deranged killer change his first and middle names to 'Shaddo' after his old dog and 'N-unyah' - which stands for 'none of your business'
Brett Cowan was released from Brisbane hospital a week after boiling water attack and put back with inmates who hate him, but allowed to change his name to Shaddo N-unyah Hunter for protection.
Mysterious anonymous caller phoned police with specific details about cold case murders of Brisbane brother and sister found dead in burned home in 2004
Another three people expected to be arrested after an anonymous caller gave police specific details of the Ian and April Bailey murders in 2004. Police believe the killings were premeditated by a group.
Hilarious moment cheeky three-year-old boy is caught with make up all over his face... but he SWEARS he didn't do it!
Melissa McKenzie, a mother-of-four from Brisbane, recently found her three-year-old son, Hux, covered in his older sister's make up. She decided to film his explanation on her phone.
Man, 21, avoids jail after digitally raping a schoolgirl, 14, on a bus while another student filmed the assault
A man who digitally raped a 14-year-old schoolgirl on a Brisbane bus while a fellow student filmed the attack has walked free from court with a 12-month suspended sentence.
'What type of bulls*** parking is this?' Hipster takes his frustration out on bad driver with a series of hilarious pranks
A Brisbane man has taken his frustration out on a very awkwardly parked car by playing a series of hilarious pranks on the driver and posting the result to Facebook.
'It's kill him or be killed': Daniel Morcombe's murderer is so hated by other inmates he faces constant attempts on his life
Brett Cowan is his Brisbane prison’s most hated man, with prisoners told they must 'kill him or be killed' and he is not to get out alive. Last month he was attacked with a bucket of boiling water.
Man accused of stabbing a socialite in her Brisbane penthouse claims he slept in another room because of 'snoring' the night she died - and woke to find her with a knife in her stomach
Fingerprints of a man accused of murdering a Brisbane woman in October 2015 were not found on a knife embedded in her stomach, a court has heard.
Retail therapy! Bachelor reject Faith Williams stuns in plunging jumpsuit as she indulges in shopping trip hours before her public dumping... and reveals her pick for the winner
Faith Williams looked as though she did not have a care in the world when she was spotted shopping in Brisbane on Tuesday - just one day before the episode which saw her sent home.
Australian apartment prices will fall by 15 to 20 per cent in just two years because of an 'oversupply' according to AMP Capital's chief economist Shane Oliver.
'When people eat I have to walk away or scream': Woman, 24, has rare condition that causes her to fly into a rage when she hears CHEWING
Marina Sergeant, 24, was diagnosed with misophonia at 16 after she would scream at Brisbane schoolmates to 'stop eating like pigs' as she was bothered by the sounds of them chewing.
Shocking footage reveals moment a commuter realises the floor of his bus is MOVING up and down with the wind
Shocking footage emerged this morning after a Brisbane commuter noticed the floor of his bus moving up and down with the wind. Bus driver's response surprises the commuter even more.
Daniel Morcombe's killer Brett Cowan has been left 'permanently disfigured' after boiling water attack in jail
Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan has been left permanently disfigured after he was attacked with boiling water in a Queensland jail.
Man, 30, accused of pouring boiling water over Daniel Morcombe's killer in prison told a judge he was doing it 'for the people'
An inmate at Wolston Correctional Centre accused of pouring boiling water over Daniel Morcombe's killer, Brett Cowan, has said he was 'doing it for the people'during a court appearance.
Car fanatic cashes-in: Blog started by a 21-year-old that grew into the Car Advice website sells for $35million
Alborz Fallah was 21 when he started the car blog a decade ago in the spare bedroom of his parents' Brisbane home, and it grew into a website with an annual turnover of about $15 million.
A star performance! Eurovision runner-up Dami Im cuts a stylish figure for rocking pre-game show at Brisbane Broncos vs Sydney Roosters match
Eurovision runner-up Dami Im cuts a stylish figure for her rocking pre-game show ahead of the Brisbane Broncos vs Sydney Roosters match in Brisbane on Thursday.
Job satisfaction guaranteed! Woman who gets paid $70,000 a year (plus benefits!) to test sex toys shares her advice on how to choose the right one for you
A 22-year-old woman from Brisbane who tests sex toys for a living has revealed her top tips for what vibrators women should buy.
That's what you call mixing business with pleasure! Woman who tests sex toys for a living reveals the highs and lows of the job
Paige Gregory is a full-time customer product trial and quality control employee for a Brisbane-based sex toy site, and she's adamant she derives a great deal of pleasure from her work.
Former Bachelor Sam Wood showed his tough side as he underwent a group workout in Brisbane in the pouring rain on Wednesday.
Room with a view! Bernard Fanning lists his Brisbane apartment for sale... just weeks after moving into $2.4 million house in Byron Bay
Bernard Fanning has just moved into a new home in Byron Bay that he bought for $2.465million, and now the 47-year-old has also listed his property in Paddington, Brisbane for sale.
Police hunt man seen taking upskirt photographs of girls on Brisbane trains and buses on their way to school
Brisbane Police are hunting a pervert covertly using a smartphone to take photos of the girls’ legs and bottom and filming up their skirts on trains and buses between April and June.
Man accused of bashing young Korean woman to death in random 'thrill killing' ordered to stand trial
Alex McEwan accused of bludgeoning Korean woman Eunji Ban, 22, to death in a random 'thrill killing' in a Brisbane park has been ordered to stand trial.
A young boy has been rushed to hospital after suffering a suspected snake bite at a primary school in Brisbane on Monday.
Teenage girl accused of killing her own GRANDFATHER 'with the help of a friend' to be extradited to South Australia to face murder charges
Brittney Jade Dwyer, 19, and Bernadette Burns, 21, from Redbank Plains, on the outskirts of Brisbane, will be extradited to South Australia to be charged with the murder of Dwyer's 81-year-old grandfather.
Private school teacher NOT GUILTY of fondling the testicles of three students - after his lawyer compared his case to 'the execution of witches in Salem'
A former teacher at an elite Brisbane private school has been cleared of all charges relating to allegations he molested three students. Kevin Jaey Robert Crisp, 50, was found not guilty by a jury.
At least he can afford it! Multimillionaire is fined $1000 for landing his helicopter in a park 'to watch his son play rugby'
Neill Wagner, one of Australia's richest men, has been given a $1000 fine for landing his helicopter in a Brisbane park when he was reportedly flying in to watch his son play rugby.
Woman 'took a knife into a private hospital where her partner was being treated and stabbed him in the neck and upper body'
A woman who allegedly brought a knife into a leading Brisbane mental hospital and stabbed her partner repeatedly in the neck and upper body has been charged with attempted murder.
Man in a 'father-daughter' relationship with girl, 13, pleads guilty to getting her pregnant before abducting her
A Townsville man has pleaded guilty to impregnating a 13-year-old girl he was in a 'father-daughter' relationship with before abducting her.
Teenager, 19, and her friend arrested over the death of her 81-year-old GRANDFATHER who was found dead in his home
The granddaughter, 19, of Robert Whitwell,81, who was found dead in his Adelaide home has been arrested and is expected to be charged with his murder. Her friend, 21, was also arrested.
That's a wrap! Chris Hemsworth delights Thor fans AGAIN as he poses for farewell selfies in Brisbane after finishing filming
The Hollywood star celebrated wrapping shooting in the Queensland capital by posing for photographs, much to the delight of waiting crowds.
Bond University law graduate charged with impersonating a solicitor says it's not his fault police never checked his qualifications
A Queensland law graduate from Bond University who pretended he was a solicitor 12 times and sat in on numerous police interviews, has said it wasn't his 'responsibility' to correct police.
What a Thor-tful guy! Chris Hemsworth hands out pizza to fans and onlookers as he wraps filming Thor: Ragnarok on streets of Brisbane
He sent fans into a frenzy this week as he filmed scenes for Thor: Ragnarok on the streets of Brisbane. And now Chris Hemsworth has delighted his fans and onlookers by handing out pizza.
Thor-tful hero! Chris Hemsworth pays second visit to Brisbane children's hospital after surprising patients with Tom Hiddleston earlier in the week
Australian actor Chris Hemsworth has made yet another surprise visit to a children's hospital in Brisbane.
They're experts in the field! Chris Hemsworth and wife Elsa Pataky take their twins Tristan and Sasha to iconic farm as they continue to enjoy the hippy life in Byron Bay
With his busy film schedule underway the Thor star hardly gets any downtime with the family. But last week, the 33-year-old actor visited trendy Byron-based eatery and produce store The Farm
Tom Hiddleston pays visit to Brisbane children's hospital with Thor co-star Chris Hemsworth... weeks after his girlfriend Taylor Swift also surprised young patients there
The Hollywood A-listers met around 80 kids and their families during the trip and happily posed for photos with the delighted youngsters
Separated at birth? Chris Hemsworth poses for photos with a HUGE crowd of fans on-set of Marvel sequel in Brisbane... including a Thor lookalike
Among the fans attending Thor: Ragnarok's set in Brisbane's CBD on Tuesday was a young man who looked remarkably similar to Chris Hemsworth's comic book superhero
Mail bonding! Kind postman makes fake letters for Pippa the golden retriever so she doesn't get sad when there's nothing to collect
A Brisbane-based postman's efforts to brighten a dogs day has sent the internet into overdrive. Martin Struder made Pippa 'fake mail' so she wouldn't be disappointed with nothing.
A former Brisbane private school teacher labelled 'a creep' by former students is facing trial accused of massaging three former students inappropriately near their genitals.
'Giggling females with poor quality voices': The sexist complaint that ABC Brisbane has too many women on the radio... and the station's response
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Brisbane has hit back at a listener complaint about 'giggling females' on 612 ABC Brisbane, commending their 'talented broadcasters'.
Getting the A-list treatment! Tom Hiddleston enlists his own umbrella handler while on set of Thor: Ragnarok in Queensland
He's filming one of world's biggest blockbusters. And Tom Hiddleston received the A-list treatment while on the set of Thor: Ragnarok in Brisbane, Queensland, on Tuesday.
Are you on the right movie set? A wig-wearing Tom Hiddleston is the spitting image of John Travolta's Pulp Fiction character as he dances while filming Thor: Ragnarok
Tom Hiddleston looked as though he had taken inspiration from John Travolta's Pulp Fiction dance-off while on the set of his new film, Thor: Ragnarok.
By Odin's beard! Sir Anthony Hopkins sports thick facial hair and bedraggled locks on the set of Thor: Ragnarok
He has been busy filming scenes for the upcoming Marvel superhero flick Thor: Ragnarok this year.
'This is our biggest fan': Chris Hemsworth crashes Thor: Ragnorak director Taika Waititi's interview in Brisbane
Chris Hemsworth showed off his playful side on the set of Thor: Ragnorak when he crashed director Taika Waititi's interview in Brisbane.
Thor to meet Dr.Strange in the Marvel sequel? Fans thrown into a frenzy after Chris Hemsworth is spotted with comic book character's address while filming Ragnarok in Brisbane
Chris Hemsworth is currently filming Thor: Ragnarok in Brisbane. And it looks like fans are in for a treat from the next Marvel blockbuster, after a photo from the set revealed a juicy plot detail.
A man has died after being electrocuted while lopping a tree in Brisbane. He is believed to have accidentally touched the power lines. Emergency services were called but he died at the scene.
What would Taylor think? Swift's beau Tom Hiddleston debuts creepy long black wig on the set of Thor: Ragnarok in Queensland
Donning a creepy looking long black wig for his character Loki, the British actor, 35, looked a little different
Reclaiming their Bromance! Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston hug it out on set while shooting Thor Ragnatok in Queensland
Ever since the duo met in 2009, the two have gushed about their friendship. 'It's quite literally a bromance,' Chris admitted on Saturday Night Live, last year.
Hospital security guard blamed for the death of an elderly patient he 'tackled to the ground' after the man sprayed a fire hose inside a ward
Shane Kilgariff, 50, was granted bail when he faced the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday, charged with manslaughter over the 81-year old patient's death.
Thor-t it out! Cringeworthy moment a Sunrise reporter gets WAY too excited when Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston wave at her during filming for new blockbuster in Brisbane
Sunrise reporter Michelle Tapper lost her cool on Monday morning after she spotted Hollywood heavyweights Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth on the set of Thor: Ragnarok.
Convicted rapist 'handcuffed a woman and dragged her to a drawer full of sex toys before she escaped by threatening to punch him in the face'
A Brisbane woman has detailed the moment convicted rapist Mitchell Cameron Peggie, 26, allegedly handcuffed himself to her before groping her breasts and showing her sex toys.
Missing girl, 11, turns up at school after police launch an amber alert when she vanished from a street in Brisbane
An 11-year-old school girl who was last seen wearing her maroon uniform on a Brisbane street was found at school 14 hours after she vanished.
'He drank milk straight out of the carton': Widow's heartbreaking speech at her husband's inquest after he was given lethal dose of morphine to treat a HEADACHE
The widow of Brisbane father-of-three Michael Calder, 33, who died from a lethal dose of morphine after complaining about a headache, has given a candid speech during an inquest into his death.
Worst job ad ever? Air conditioning company offers miserable wages for 'young dudes who don't know s***' - and claims clientele consists of 'fat Aussie chicks'
A Brisbane air conditioning company has come under fire after posting a sexist advert warning contractors that prospective clients would likely be 'fat Australian chicks' (stock image).
Thor blimey! Filming of Ragnarok set to cause road closures in Brisbane as stars Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston take over the city's streets
Thor: Ragnarok could cause traffic chaos in Brisbane next week, as filming for the Marvel epic closes roads in the city's central business district.