Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Woman arrested following Cairns North stabbing and other top stories.

  • Woman arrested following Cairns North stabbing

    A MAN and a woman have been rushed to Cairns Hospital suffering stab wounds.Police were called to a Cairns North apartment on Sheridan St shortly before 3pm today following an altercation on the top level of a unit complex.A police spokesman said officers found a 54-year-old woman with wounds to her chest and upper body, and a 64-year-old man with a wound to his arm.They then located a 51-year-old woman in a nearby unit who was subsequently taken into custody.“Both victims were taken to Cairns H..
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  • Cairns comes together to Relay for Life

    Cairns comes together to Relay for Life
    HIPPIES, Harry Potters, and Lycra-clad ’80s dancers made for a great sight as Cairns once again put on the biggest Relay for Life in the state.The cancer fundraiser kicked off on Saturday afternoon, with dozens of colourful teams flooding into Barlow Park.Dressed for the theme “Decades”, survivors, carers, and the big hearted took turns marching through the night.Three-time cancer survivor Gina Codotto, of Bayview Heights, said the relay gave her, and other survivors, a sense of “empowerment”.“I..
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  • Cairns weekend wrap, August 1

    Cairns weekend wrap, August 1
    Child exploitation charges, Northern Beaches: Cairns Child Protection Investigation Unit Detectives charged a 21-year-old Kewarra Beach man on Friday with one count of using the internet to procure children and three counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16. Police will allege the man used the internet to groom a teenage girl before meeting her and inappropriately dealing with her. He is now due to appear in the Cairns Magistrates Court on August 15. Property and traffic charges, Cairns..
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  • Far North cashing in on beach volleyball wave

    Far North cashing in on beach volleyball wave
    IF the population of the Far North should be experts in any Olympic sport then it should be beach volleyball. After hosting the AVC Beach Volleyball Continental Cup Final on the Cairns Esplanade in June, Cairns locals should be familiar with a few names and faces set to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.Australians Nicole Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar booked their spot in front of a packed crowd at the venue.Beach volleyball made its Olympic debut in Atlanta 1996 and will be hotly cont..
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Racing leaders bet on night racing for new masterplan of Cairns track .Protest at Alice Springs prison: Eight prisoners on the roof .
New British foreign secretary arrives for first EU meeting .Sydney v Carlton: Swans hang on to beat Blues .

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